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July 18, 2013

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Annual golf tournament planned: The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill will hold its fifth annual golf tournament on Aug. 5 at the Haverhill Country Club. A shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Special guest is Eric Lastowka, the RE/MAX World Long Drive Senior Champion. Tourney fees are $200 per player and $800 per foursome. Post-tourney dinner is $50 per person. Sponsorships and tee signs are available. The event will also include awards and a silent auction. For more information, contact Kathleen Pruett at 978-204-0620, 978-374-6171 or kpruett@haverhillbgc.org.

Artists and artisans sought: The Haverhill Cultural Council will hold its Arts and Crafts Faire at the River Ruckus Festival on Sept. 7. The venue is expected to attract a crowd of over 5,000. Organizers are seeking applicants specializing in original fine art and photography, high quality handmade artisan crafts and jewelry, and up-cycled items and architectural salvage, including jewelry using vintage components. The Arts and Crafts Faire will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 90 Washington St., the center of the River Ruckus festivities. Applications for the venue are due by Aug. 3. More information is available at www.facebook.com/haverhillculturalcouncil.

Volunteers needed for SHINE program: The SHINE (Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders) program is looking for Haverhill residents to help Medicare beneficiaries in the community understand the Medicare system. You can become a SHINE counselor and help Medicare beneficiaries understand their Medicare benefits and options. Learn how to simply explain Medicare and compare the costs and benefits of Medicare options. More information is available from Susan Cripps at 978-946-1374.

Nominate a Garden of the Month: The Haverhill Garden Club is seeking nominations for its Garden of the Month program. If you know someone who has an outstanding garden that could be the Garden of the Month for August, call 978-521-0872. The Haverhill Garden Club is a member of the National Garden Clubs Inc., New England Region, and the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Northern District.

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