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June 10, 2014

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‘Thank You Club’ kickoff party

Greetings by Design owner, Deb Green has created “The Thank You Club” and is inviting children and their parents to participate. The Thank You Club has incentives to reward children for their thoughtfulness and it works like this: children write a thank-you note for a gift, a party or whatever the occasion might be. Their parent records each note that their child sends on the membership card which can be picked up at Greetings by Design, 1R Water St. Once 10 cards or notes have been sent, children can claim their reward by bringing their card to Greetings by Design. Once validated, they will receive a gift card of their choice to New England Ice Lollies, 9 Liberty St., or one other participating Newburyport business.

A Thank You Club kick-off party will be held on Saturday, June 14, from noon to 4 p.m. when Diana Soares of Arty Party is offering a complimentary class to help children express their creativity. At the Arty Party, children will learn how to create their own note card. For more information, call Deb Green at 978-225-6700.

Sullivan Building yard sale June 14

A yard sale will be held on June 14 at the Sullivan Building at 25 Temple St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds will go to the tenants fund for their 4th of July cookout.

Stipends available for graduates

The General Charitable Society of Newburyport invites applications for a stipend in support of higher education for students attending a post-high school educational institution.

Applicants must be residents of Newburyport.

Applications are available at the Newburyport High School Guidance Office or by sending an email to General Chaitable

Completed applications may be returned via email or by mail to: General Charitable Society, PO Box 365, Newburyport, MA 01950. The deadline is July 15.

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