Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


December 19, 2013

Andover Sister Towns elects new board

The Andover Sister Towns Association recently convened for its annual meeting and election at the home of Frank and Belva Hopkins of Andover.

Officers nominated and elected for 2014 include:

Fred Snell, president; Bob James, vice president; Kathy Stevens, treasurer; Marj Snell, secretary; Don Robb, clerk; Jane Vondell, trustee; Elaine Meisinger, program trustee; Diane Huster, exchange trustee; and Belva Hopkins, trustee.

Artist and avid rock and mineral collector Elaine Meisinger was the guest speaker. She shared the science and history of her collection. Members were asked to bring rocks, minerals and fossils to exhibit, along with questions and commentary.

A luncheon was also held.

The Andover Sister Towns Association has begun making preparations to welcome its sister organization from Andover, England, for an official exchange visit next year.

New members are welcome to join the group. For more information about Andover Sister Towns, contact Fred Snell at 978-686-3647 or via email at

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