, Newburyport, MA

March 22, 2013

A belated thank you from Elks

Newburyport Daily News

---- — To the Editor:

Please allow us to apologize for this letter being so late.

On behalf of the Newburyport Elks Lodge 909, we would like to thank our fellow members, friends, and following businesses: Five Cents Savings, Institution for Savings, The Provident Bank, Newburyport Shaw’s, Seabrook Shaw’s, Amesbury Stop & Shop, and Newburyport Market Basket for their support during our 2012 Thanksgiving Basket drive.

We also would like to give a special thanks to Romanow Container of Westwood, MA for providing us with boxes that were needed to put this all together. A special thanks to Bob Clark, Jeff Fogel, Mike and Anne Marquis and Mike Kent, Mark McKiniry, Ron Rogers, and Paul Barry for their vital roles in our 2012 drive. Due to everyone’s great generosity and support 85 Thanksgiving baskets were handed out to the following participating schools: Newburyport Schools, Amesbury Schools, Triton Regional, Newbury Round School, Rowley Pine Grove Elementary, Seabrook Elementary, Cornerstone of Ipswich.

Again we thank you, and hope you and your families had a wonderful holiday.

Sharon Holmes, Rick Wilmot, John Stomboly

Thanksgiving Basket Committee