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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS (continued from page 36) organizations, and local businesses. Donors and potential recipients may visit the pantry on Tuesdays between 10 am and noon and Thursdays between 6 and 7:30 pm, or call 203-426-5604 for other arrangements. FAITH also delivers food to persons unable to leave their homes. The mailing address for FAITH Pantry Faith Food Pantry is PO Box 53, Newtown CT 06470. Families Network of Western Connecticut, Inc Families Network of Western Connecticut, Inc provides parenting education and support for new parents. It also promotes community awareness and health for infant injury prevention. Contact Susan Giglio at 5 Library Place, Danbury CT 06810; call 203-791-8773, fax 203-791-1379, or visit www.fnwc.org. FISH of Newtown, Inc President, Colleen Honan (203-426-0714); vice president, Ellen Parrella (203-426-6470); secretary and scheduler, Elaine Landau (203-364-1152); treasurer, Fred Stakel (203-426-2336). Service organization whose volunteers provide transportation for Newtown residents, regardless of age, who need to go to a hospital, doctor’s office, or to some other necessary medical appointment, and who cannot drive and don’t have a relative, neighbor, or other friends who can take them there and bring them home. Volunteers are available Mondays through Thursdays. Those requesting rides are asked to call 800-794-0034, by 4 pm, the day before they need their ride. Volunteers are needed for this organization; if interested, call Colleen Honan or Elaine Landau. Flagpole Photographers Officers elected through June of each year. President, Mark Ashbolt (203-426-6921); vice president, Sue Bonacci; treasurer, Doug Bilins-

ki; secretary, Luise Gleason; program directors, Linda Lubinsky and Lucy Gainsback; judging directors, Jim Talarino and Sandy Schill; exhibit director, Rhonda Cullens; NECCC rep/photo bank, Darrell Harrington; webmaster, Chane Cullens. This nonprofit club is an organization through which photographers learn more about photography, largely through workshops at monthly meetings. Competitions are also held on a monthly basis. The season runs September through June and meetings are on two Thursday nights per month at the Newtown Senior Center, starting at 7:30 pm. Members may enter their work in monthly club competitions, participate in workshops, take field trips, get involved in community programs, and take part in annual exhibits at the Newtown Municipal Center in the fall and at the C.H. Booth Library in the spring. Membership is $35 annually, $55 family, free to students; and is open to anyone with an interest in photography, regardless of level of experience. Additional club information, including calendar of events, member galleries, and workshop information, can be found at www.flagpolephotographers.com. For more information contact info@flagpolephotographers.com. Friends of the C.H. Booth Library President, Jim Maher; vice president, pending; treasurer, Cathy Hickey-Williams; secretary, Lynda Doyle. Mailing address is 25 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470. Friends of the C.H. Booth Library is a nonprofit volunteer group that supports Newtown’s Cyrenius H. Booth Library through a variety of fundraising, cultural, and educational activities. Every summer, the Friends holds one of the region’s largest book sales, at the Reed Intermediate School on Trades Lane, featuring more than 100,000 books for all ages and interests, rare books, software, and records. The 41st Annual Book Sale takes place in 2016, Saturday, July 9, to Wednesday, July 13. Volunteers (continued on page 40)

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