Club Briefs: Amherst club accepting rummage sale donations

August 13. 2014 9:49PM

Amherst club accepting rummage sale donations

AMHERST — The Amherst Junior Women’s Club is accepting donations for its annual rummage sale, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the VFW in Milford, 1 VFW Way.

This is the one activity the club sponsors to raise money in support of charitable activities throughout the year.

The club has started taking donations of gently used items to prepare for the sale. Key categories are clothing, household items, toys, sporting goods, books, CDs and furniture.

“This sale is famous for collecting wonderful items and offering them at great savings,” said Linda Fraser, co-chairman for the event.

Those interested in donating should contact Linda at 672-3400 or Cheryl at 424-6512 to arrange for storage of the items.

The sale will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a bag sale from noon to 1 p.m.

The club is an organization of women who volunteer their time and talent to enhance the community. Members focus their efforts on civic needs, educational advancement and those less fortunate. The club says its goals are achieved not only through the efforts of members, but with the assistance of businesses, organizations and individuals. For more about the club, go to

GFWC Hudson Juniors club seeks crafters for fair

HUDSON — The Hudson Junior Woman’s Club is seeking crafters for its 38th craft fair, which is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Hudson Memorial School, Central Street.

Although many fair-goers look for their favorite vendors each year, the club says those attending also are happy to see crafters with new ideas for holiday gifts made in New England. More than 100 crafters participated last year. For an application, contact Debbie Dunn at 594-033 or email

The club is part of the General Federation of Woman’s Clubs. To find out more about its community service activities or to download a fair application, go to

Newfound Lake group’s annual meeting Saturday

BRISTOL — The Newfound Lake Region Association, or NLRA, will host its annual meeting from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bridgewater Town Hall, Route 3A.

The morning will include a light breakfast and social time, followed by a panel presentation about “Partnering for Ridgeline Conservation,” featuring Parker Griffin of the NLRA, Lori Lerner of N.H. Wind Watch and Andy McLane of the Cardigan-Newfound Legal Fund.The NLRA says it will celebrate its Newfound Shore to Shore Society members, who have supported the NLRA with charitable giving for 15 years or more.

It also will present its 2014 Founder’s Award and attend to the association’s business.

The Newfound mega-raffle drawing will follow the meeting, though it’s not necessary to be present to win. Online tickets sales will end today, but tickets may be purchased the day of the meeting. For tickets and the list of prizes, which include New England Patriots tickets, inn stays and a paddle board, go to

The NLRA is a member-supported nonprofit organization that works to protect Newfound Lake and its watershed. Through education, programs and collaboration, the association promotes conservation and preservation of the region’s natural, social and economic resources.

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