The Andover Townsman
---- — Kicking in for Andover Soccer: New board members
The members of the Andover Soccer Association recently elected a new Board of Directors for 2012-2013.
Newly and re-elected board members are Carl Grygiel, Danielle Riley, Martin Horkan, Jeff Karlberg, Charissa Rigano, Dave Heckendorn, Fred Lauten, Tom Gallagani, Stewart Nash, Mark Buchanan, Dan Grondin, Dan O’Toole, Paul Kendrigan, John Billings, Ingrid O’Hara, Steve Previte, Kevin Nusky and Adam Cooper.
Andover Soccer, established in 1972, is celebrating its 40 anniversary this year and organizes soccer league play for more than 1,700 players ages 5 to 18.
Sanborn Harvest Festival ahead
The invitations are out and the festival is approaching.
Sanborn Elementary School is ready to host its 34th annual Harvest Festival this year with the theme “Going Global: Music from around the World.”
The program will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at the 90 Lovejoy Road school and it is the culmination of a schoolwide project to deliver 250 gift bags to Andover senior citizens. Entertainment for the event is provided by students and members or the Sunrise Singers.
Helping those grieving during the holidays
Two programs for those who are grieving are getting underway.
Dealing with Grief During the Holidays is a six-week bereavement support group for individuals who are dreading the upcoming holidays after the loss of a loved one. The group will be held at St. Augustine’s Parish Center on Essex Street starting today, Nov. 150 Registration is necessary. If you are interested, call Lu Bonanno at 978-837-3333 for additional information and to register. The group is offered as a free service to the community.
Dealing with Grief During the Holidays Workshop is a three-part part series for individuals who are dreading the upcoming holidays after the death of a loved one. The group will be held at St. Monica’s Parish in Methuen. The first meeting was Nov. 12, and additional meetings are Nov. 26 and Dec. 10.
Registration is required. Call Lu Bonanno at 978-837-3333 for additional information and to register. This workshop also is offered as a free service to the community.
Andover weavers part of exhibit
Andover residents Karin Borden and Ginny Longley were exhibitors when the Weavers Guild of Boston, the country’s oldest weaving guild, held its annual Exhibit and Sale at the Josiah Smith Barn in Weston earlier this month.
A weaver for 35 years, Borden will exhibit Temari ornaments, handbags and scarves at the sale.
Longley showed her scarves and sachets. She has been a weaver for 36 years.