Beverly Bennett, James Gaffney, Robert Hunter are honored in ceremony at the Bunting Club.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Bill Gilman
Monday, June 11, 2012
James Gaffney, Beverly Bennett and Robert Hunter have combined for upwards of two centuries worth of service to their families, their communities and their country. The efforts of those three invididuals were recognized last week when the Tewksbury Republican Town Committee honored them for their lives of community service. In addition to lifetime memberships in the Republic Town Committee, Gaffney, Bennett and Hunter each received personal letters of congratulations from Sen. Scott Brown, delivered by Selectman Doug Sears, as well as proclamations in their honor from the State House of Representatives, presented by state Rep. Paul Adams, R-Andover. The ceremony took place at the Bunting Club in Lowell. TRC Chairman Don Ordway presented …
Fourth-grader donates her time at the Community Food Pantry.
Each week, Tewksbury Patch spotlights a "Whiz Kid," a local young person who has done something excellent either in school, at home or in the community. Meet this week's "Whiz Kid." Theresa Bello, 10 Fourth Grade, Trahan School Accomplishments: Theresa and her family help out at the Tewksbury Community Food Pantry every month. But recently, Theresa took the initiative to do some extra volunteering because he she just wanted to help. Reasons For Their Awesomeness: In the words of the person who nominated her, Theresa "has a heart of gold and loves to help people. Know a great kid who made Eagle Scout or did your local soccer team take the championship? They may be our next Patch Whiz Kid honoree. Each week, Tewksbury Patch will seek …