News From The Gilmanton Food Pantry & Thrift Shop
recent fundraising concert held on August 29th featuring Jim Barnes,
NH Balladeer was a success thanks to our sponsors, volunteers and
support from the community.
Gilmanton Food Pantry would like to thank everyone involved for
their support in helping to make this a fun and successful community
Food Pantry is in need of volunteers. Our volunteers help process
food orders for our patrons and sort and display clothing in our
Thrift Shop as well as other tasks. One need not live in Gilmanton
to volunteer, however, must be at least 18 years of age and be
dependable. If you or any one that you know can spare as little as
two hours, please consider volunteering at the Gilmanton Food Pantry
& Thrift Shop located in Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H.
now the times that we most need help are Saturday afternoons (noon -
2 p.m.) and Wednesdays (3 p.m. - 7 p.m.). We only ask volunteers to
work two hour shifts. Two hours a week or two hours a month on a
regular basis will be most helpful. For more information, contact
Barbara Reed, Volunteer Coordinator at 556-9449. We would love to
have you join us.
Gilmanton Food Pantry & Thrift Shop is an outreach program of the
Gilmanton Community Church.
us on Facebook at:
Monday, 1 - 5 pm, Wednesday, 3 – 7 pm and Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm.
Location: Route 140, Gilmanton Iron Works.
& Entrance: Gilmanton Community Church Parking Lot.
Address: Post Office Box 16, Gilmanton, N. H. 03237.
Estates of New Hampshire At Gilmanton Historical Society
Exemplary Country Estates of NH, a program designed to boost the
rural economy in the early 20th century, will be presented at the
Gilmanton Historical Society on Tuesday, September 22, 7:30 pm.
final program of the 2015 Gilmanton Historical Society summer season
will feature Exemplary Country Estates of New Hampshire, on Tuesday,
September 22, 7:30 pm at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works.
early 20th century the New Hampshire Board of Agriculture launched a
program to boost the rural economy and promote tourism through the
sale of abandoned farms to summer residents. Presenter
Christina Ashjian focuses attention on some of the great country
estates featured in the New Hampshire program between 1902 and 1913.
The program is sponsored by the NH Humanities Council.
program is free and open to the public; donations to support the
work of the Society are gratefully received.
Refreshments and social hour begins at 7 pm. The program begins
promptly at 7:30.
Society’s Museum, in the basement of Old Town Hall, is open at 7 pm
before the program. The Museum is open the second and fourth
Saturdays, 10 am to noon, September, through April.