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Holliston Newcomers Club - Grant Award Picnic

by Frances Pleska
May 24, 2015

It was a beautiful day at Stoddard Park when the Newcomers Club hosted a picnic for all members to present and award grants to many recipients.

It was a beautiful day at Stoddard Park when the Holliston Newcomers Club hosted a picnic for all members in order to present and award their grants to many recipients within our community.

  The grants are a result of much hard work and dedication the Holliston Newcomers Club accomplishes throughout the year to raise money by organizing such events as The Annual Craft Fair, Touch-a-Truck, Gingerbread House Decorating, and many others.

The "Bouncy House" was a big hit with the kids.  The Newcomers served hot dogs and refreshments from Dogs on Fire 911, free popcorn was enjoyed and there was even Face Painting available.



  Of course the beach at Lake Winthrop was also an attraction and it was a sunny day in spring with no sign of snow anywhere!

To present the grants were Danielle Ohman, President and Cathy Snyder, 1st Vice President.  

Each recipient expressed how grateful they were to put the money to good use within Holliston.
Danielle and Cathy were proud to hand out the checks and thank all of the recipients for their service to our community.

The Holliston Newcomers Club is a nonprofit organization that coordinates charitable, civic, educational and recreational events and activities in the town of Holliston, Massachusetts. Our
goal is to encourage association among community members and to foster community
spirit. Our membership is open to both residents and non-residents of Holliston, and you need not be new to the area to join.  For more information contact:


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Comments (8)

So proud to be a part of this organization!! Please continue to support our fundraising efforts at Touch a Truck on June 6th!! Great family event! Great work to all members of HNC who really elevated the club this year! You don't need to. E new to be a Newcomer so please contact us to join! We welcome all!

- Tracey Geden | 5/31/15 11:52 PM

The Special Olympics MA 5 Town School Day Games was so grateful to receive a generous grant. The event offers so much fun, excitement and pride to children who participate. Thank you so much, Holliston Newcomers Club! You are directly making a difference in our community.

- Heather Scaringella | 5/25/15 7:44 PM

The holliston agriculture commission recived a very generous grant for the construction of the butterfly avaiary which is being built next to the community gardens at pinecrest. Thank you to the New commers club for making this happen. Pj Kilkelly

- Pj Kilkelly | 5/25/15 7:56 AM

The Downtown Marigold Project was honored to receive a grant to replace the co-co matting for all the hanging baskets downtown as well as 4 new baskets themselves. The Newcomers have always been very generous when it comes to adding a little beauty to Holliston.

- Bobby Blair | 5/25/15 5:25 AM

The Holliston Conservation Associates also received a grant to complete work on the boardwalk for the nature trail behind the Miller/Placentino school complex. We hope to have it finished by July when the America in Bloom judges visit our town. Thank you to the Newcomers Club for making this possible!

- Mary Curran | 5/24/15 11:51 PM

I can give you the name of at least one recipient. The Friends of Holliston Trails are humbled and grateful for the continuous and seemingly endless support of the Holliston Newcomers Club. Thanks to everyone involved that helps make this community as special as it is.

- Marc Rosenfeld | 5/24/15 8:41 PM

thanks Pat, I was wondering who the recipients were too

- Curious | 5/24/15 8:54 AM

Can you list the grant recepients?

- Pat Duffey | 5/24/15 7:39 AM



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