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Holliston Newcomers Announce 2011 Grant Recipients

by Julie Damigella

Holliston Newcomers Announces 2011 Grant Recipients – Over $15,000 to be Awarded
to Local Organizations & Initiatives

Holliston, MA (April 4, 2011) – The Holliston Newcomers Club is proud to
announce the 2011 recipients of their annual community grant program. This year
the Club will be awarding over $15,000 to community organizations and
initiatives aimed at making Holliston an even more beautiful, educational, fun
and safe place to live. Funding for the grant program is raised throughout the
year through Newcomer-hosted events including the annual Craft Fair and the
upcoming 10K Road Race scheduled for May 15, 2011.

For over 40 years the Holliston Newcomers Club has remained strongly committed
to giving back to the community by issuing grants to organizations that make a
significant impact, provide needed services and projects, and help the greatest
number of Holliston residents.

This year’s grant recipients – to be celebrated at a General Meeting on April
13th at 7:00 pm at the Holliston Historical Society Barn – include the Holliston
Arts Council to support the summer concert series, the Holliston Public Library
to support their museum pass program, the Holliston Senior Center to purchase a
digital camera, Mission Springs to purchase large print books, and the Holliston
Pantry Shelf to support their continuing efforts.  For the complete list of this
year’s recipients please visit the Holliston Newcomers website at

The Holliston Newcomers Club is a nonprofit organization that coordinates
charitable, civic, educational, and recreational events and activities in the
town of Holliston. The organization’s goal is to encourage association among
community members and foster community spirit. Membership is open to both
residents and non-residents of Holliston.


Julie Damigella
Holliston Newcomers Club