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April 24, 2014

Firefighting museum to unveil child-oriented exhibit

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The Women’s Fund was founded in 2003 to promote philanthropy and to raise and distribute funds to organizations that provide opportunities and solutions for women and girls in need throughout Essex County. To date, The Women’s Fund has awarded over $825,000 in grants to Essex County nonprofit organizations. The Women’s Fund is a field of interest fund of the Essex County Community Foundation in Danvers.

Tickets for the event are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. For more information, visit www.thewomensfundec.org.

Anti-bullying rally on tap: The Exchange Club of Haverhill will present its second annual “Stop the Bull Haverhill” anti-bullying rally on May 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the athletic fields behind Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St.

More than 1,000 students and adults from Haverhill and surrounding communities are expected to attend. The rally is free and open to the public.

The event will feature a performance by The Veayo Twins, two sisters from Maine who perform rock, R&B and country with an inspirational message targeting the pain and alienation that teens can face in today’s culture, including bullying and other traumatic experiences. There will also be a mechanical bull, food and refreshments, and powerful messages on the effects of bullying.

The event is sponsored in partnership with Pentucket Bank, ServPro and The Color Mint, with support provided by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill and Haverhill Community Television. For more information, visit facebook.com/stopthebullhaverhill or twitter.com/HilliesStopBull.

Annual Rose Tea brewing: The seventh annual Rose Tea will be held May 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 15 Kenoza Ave.

The event will feature dainty delicacies, desserts, fun and fellowship, musical entertainment and a fine assortment of unique raffles. Men of the congregation will serve tea, coffee and juice. Donation is $15 and tickets must be purchased in advance from Patricia Feller at 978 372-3622 or berry39@verizon,net.

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