The Chichester Old Home Day Committee will meet Thursday, July 25,
at 7 p.m. at Carpenter Park. In case of pouring rain the meeting
will be held at the Fire Station.
Happy Birthday to Myles Davison on July 26.
The CYA is accepting registrations for soccer for
this coming season until August 1st. If you have a child who will be
attending Kindergarten in the fall, they are eligible to play
soccer. Registration forms are available at
www.chichesteryouth.com Please take this
opportunity to get them in ASAP so that teams can be organized and
The deadline for reserving space at Carpenter Park for Old Home Day
is August 1st. If you wish to be a vendor at Old Home Day on August
17 (no food vendors, please), contact Carol Frekey-Harkness at
798-5443 for a form. If you are a Chichester Department
or Organization who wants space on Old Home Day, you
also need to fill out a form to reserve a space but
there is no fee involved.
Chichester’s Old Home Day is Saturday, August 17, with set-up and
some events on Friday evening, August 16. This year’s theme is
“Happy Birthday, Carpenter Park” in commemoration of the Town
receiving the land from the Carpenter Family in 1963. If you would
like to be in the parade call Carol Frekey-Harkness at 798-5443. If
you are able to volunteer for food service or trash pick-up or other
“chores” on the 17th, call Donna Chagnon at 798-5318.
New Hampshire’s largest all animal, “with a specialty of rescuing
at-risk pregnant dogs and equines” volunteer rescue and sanctuary is
having its first annual Fiddle for the animals competition with
great prizes and fun while helping animals in need.
Tours every Sunday at 230, directions can be found on
the website under the contact section at
Live And Let Live Farm Rescue And Sanctuary In New Hampshire Is
Verified By The Global Federation Of Animal Sanctuaries
The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only
globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying
legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Live an
Let Live Farm as of June 7, 2013.
Verification means that Live and Let Live Farm meets the criteria of
a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and
responsible care of the animals. To be awarded Verified status, an
organization must meet GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed animal care
standards which are confirmed by a site visit and they must also
adhere to a demanding set of ethical and operational principles.
The GFAS Equine Accreditation Program is made possible by generous
grants from PetSmart Charities® and The American Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®.
About Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries
Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) is a 501(c) 3
nonprofit organization dedicated to the sole purpose of
strengthening and supporting the work of animal sanctuaries/rescues
worldwide. The goal of GFAS in working
with and assisting sanctuaries/rescues is to ensure they are
supported, honored, recognized and rewarded for meeting important
criteria in providing care to the animals in residence. GFAS was
founded in 2007 by animal protection leaders from a number of
different organizations in response to virtually unchecked and often
hidden exploitation of animals for human entertainment and financial
profit. The GFAS Board of Directors guides the organization’s work
in a collaborative manner. They represent top leadership from Born
Free USA, The Humane Society of the United States, International
Fund for Animal Welfare, the ASPCA, and American Anti-Vivisection
Live and Let Live Farm, Inc. Rescue and Sanctuary
Live and Let Live Farm, Inc. is an all volunteer, rehabilitation,
rescue and sanctuary, specializing in horses and at-risk pregnant
dogs. We help abused, homeless and unwanted animals, including
animals belonging to humans who have come onto hard times such as
job loss, sickness or death. Live and Let Live Farm Rescue was
founded in 1996 and incorporated in 2002. We have grown to be the
largest all volunteer, 501c3 rescue and sanctuary in New Hampshire,
serving the needs of multiple species of animals. We also help
animals in the surrounding New England area. Live and Let Live Farm
has an in home rescue feed bank to help animals and their owners
stay together whenever possible during these harsh economic times.
Please visit us at
Members and friends of Chichester Grange gathered at the Windmill
Restaurant in Concord on July 17 for the Annual Eat-Out. Master
Kevin Belval presented 75-year membership certificates to Christine
Mobbs and Arlene Weeks. Both ladies had family members present for
the occasion. Christine’s daughters and Arlene’s son and daughter
were in elementary school together and were able to renew old
Jean Farnum and Ginny Azotea were able to travel down from Franklin
for the meal. It was good to see them again, as they are no longer
able to attend evening Grange meetings.
The next meeting of Chichester Grange will be Wednesday, August 21,
as the Grange meets only once in August. In the meantime Chichester
Grange will have a float in the Old Home Day Parade and a booth at
Carpenter Park on Old Home Day.