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May 6, 2008



Class of '93 planning reunion

Newburyport High School's Class of 1993 is planning its 15-year reunion for the summer of 2008 and is looking for classmates. E-mail, or call Sean Reardon at 978-462-1139.

NHS Class of 1948 plans reunion

Newburyport High School's Class of 1948 will host its 60-year reunion at the Garrison Inn, 11 Brown Square, on Saturday, Sept. 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Includes social hour and luncheon.

Free birding programs

To learn more about birding at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, contact Sue McGrath for a schedule at Newburyport Birders, 44 Moulton St. 978-462-4785, e-mail to or visit

Emergency Management opening membership

The Office of Emergency Management seeks volunteers for a variety of support services while promoting disaster preparedness, including response programs and activities in Newburyport and area towns. Activities include public education, disaster exercises, Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Volunteers are a vital resource to emergency or disaster response teams. Seniors and retirees encouraged to apply. For more information, call 978-465-4424 or visit

NHS Class of '68 seeks class members for reunion

Newburyport High School's Class of 1968 seeks the following classmates to invite to their upcoming 40-year reunion this summer. Anyone with information may call Susan (Quill) LaBay at 978-462-1607.

Albert Berard, Vickie Bradbury Myette, Georgianna Blaisdell, Patricia Brady, Ann Brown, Deborah Cadario Smith, Sharon Courage, David Coffill, Marilyn Coyne, Kathleen Doyle, Sharon Danielson, Georgia Faulkner, Paula Gagnon, Robert Gagnon, Jean Hussey, John Haskins, Sima Hershfield, Kelly Hoy, Kenneth Kohan, Ellen Leary, Allison McLeod, Ann Marie McDonough, Connie Nelson Corbett, Beth Pasbrig, Mayreen Mulligan, Linda Perkins, Donna Palis, Carol Prost, Elizabeth Roche, Alice Ribeck, Kathryn Poore, Gayle Salter, Paul Trainor, Arlene Stoddard, Allan Veilleux, Robert Wilkie.

Volunteers needed at refuge store

The Friends of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge need of volunteers to help staff The Plover's Nest gift shop and bookstore at the Refuge Headquarters and Visitor Center, 6 Plum Island Turnpike. The store will be open Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will be needed to help customers and act as cashiers during those times. Training will be provided. The store is expected to be open in May. If you are interested in volunteering, call Kate Toniolo at 978-465-5753. The Friends of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Inc. is an independent, 501 C3, nonprofit organization dedicated to the stewardship of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.

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