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The Jaffrey Civic Center will host 2 photography exhibits in March. Both exhibits will open Friday, March 23 and run through April 20th. An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, March 23rd from 5pm to 7pm. Free and open to the public.
Les Fleur: the Photography of Tom Doane
Tom moved to Jaffrey in 2001. He is a self-taught photographer. Tom’s areas of expertise are: nature, equestrian and bridal photography. Tom is the owner of Catpawfoto which deals in current and antique cameras and lens. Tom’s exhibit will be in the Display Case Gallery.
The Monadnock Camera Club is a small group of people interested in the art of photography. Active for over forty years, the club gives members the opportunity to show their work, participate in exhibits, enter competitions, view the work of other photographers, get critiqued by experienced photographers, learn from each other and participate in field trips. The mission of the club is to learn and expand photographic skills. The camera club meets the third Thursday of the month at the Jaffrey Civic Center from September through May. Meetings start at 7:00 PM. Membership is $35 a year, but guests are always welcome. The exhibit will be shown in the Auditorium Gallery.
The Jaffrey Civic Center, is located at 40 Main Street, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, parking in rear. We are a designated 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to art, education and civic activities. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am- 12 noon, 1to 5 pm and Sat 10-2. Admission is always free. For more information about us, call 603-532-6527, e-mail us at email@example.com.
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The Jaffrey Civic Center has received a $25,000 pledge from the Jaffrey Gilmore Foundation Trust toward the purchase and installation of a lift to the second floor of the building. The new pledge brings the total amount of money raised to $52,000. The total cost of the project is estimated to cost between $80,000 and $90,000. The funds already raised for the project include private donations from local residents, a grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, a gift from the Peterborough branch of the Royal Bank of Canada, a pledged gift from The Rotary Club of Jaffrey and donations from the Jaffrey Civic Center Board of Trustees.
The Jaffrey Civic Center is the recipient of 2 recently awarded grants from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. An Organizational Sustainability grant in the amount of $4000 was awarded to the center in late December. The funds from the grant will cover new hardware for the office and donor software used for fund raising. The second grant in the amount of $5000 was awarded in mid-January on the recommendation of the Putnam Foundation. The funds from the second grant will be used toward the Civic Center’s, “Give us a Lift” campaign, which is raising funds to install a lift to the second floor of the Civic Center. Including the recent grant, the Civic Center has raised approximately $14,000 in donations to its existing lift fund in the past year. The overall cost of the lift project in anticipated to cost about $90,000.
About the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is New Hampshire’s statewide community foundation, founded in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire. The Foundation manages a growing collection of more than 1,800 funds created by generous individuals, families and businesses, and awards nearly $40 million in grants and scholarships every year. The Foundation works with generous and visionary citizens to maximize the power of their giving, supports great work happening in our communities and leads and collaborates on high-impact initiatives. For more information, please visit www.nhcf.org or call 603-225-6641.
The Jaffrey Civic Center, is located at 40 Main Street, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, parking in rear. We are a designated 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to art, education and civic activities. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am- 12 noon, 1to 5 pm and Sat 10-2. Admission is always free. For more information about us, call 603-532-6527, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find our website, www.jaffreyciviccenter.com, or “Like” us on Facebook.
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