The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 7, 1999


Jane Ann Nichols Grady

Joan and Jeffrey Grady of River Road are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Jane Ann Nichols born April 23 at Emerson Hospital. Jane joins her sisters Kate 15, and Clare 3-1/2 and brothers Dan 13 and Ryan 2-1/2. Grandparents are Emmy Lou and Charles Grady of San Juan Capistrano, California and Eugene Gordon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

· Dayna Talbot of Russell Street was awarded a $1000 grant from United Airlines to be presented to the Friends of the Council on Aging. Ms. Talbot, a flight attendant with United, received the grant in recognition of her volunteer efforts with the COA. The airline recognized employees who "contribute significantly to their communities through volunteerism." Ms. Talbot is an associate board member of the COA, a past chairperson, volunteers at the drop inn luncheons, and provides friendly visiting and telephone reassurance to Carlisle seniors. The money will be used to buy new patio furniture for the Carlisle Elderly Housing Complex on Church Street.

· Walk for Hunger. On Sunday morning, the beginning of a glorious spring day, Carlisleans Ellen Huber, Ann James and Alice Hardy set out to walk twenty miles from the Boston Common to Newton and then back along Memorial Drive, ending up in the Boston Public Garden. This annual walk is to raise money to support local pantries, soup kitchens, food banks and food salvage programs in 111 communities. The women started at 7:30 a.m. and finished at 2 p.m. It was Huber's 20th, James' 12th, and Hardy's 3rd Walk for Hunger. This year's walk raised over three million dollars.

· Kenneth Baker of Curve Street was named a James B. Angell Scholar when some 5,670 University of Michigan students on the Ann Arbor campus were recognized at the University's annual Honors Convocation on March 21. The 1,205 Angell Scholars have maintained an all-A record for two or more consecutive terms as undergraduates.

· Lauren Delaney of Tophet Road, a sophomore at Bentley College, has been a consistent hitter on the Bentley girls softball team. Delaney, who plays third base, is a regular in the starting lineup and has been responsible for many runs batted in.

· Laura Collins of East Riding Drive and Sarah Deveaux of Monroe Hill Road, students at Middlesex Community College, were initiated into Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for two-year colleges. The students have maintained a 3.70 or higher grade point average.

· Maxine Gould of Stoney Gate Way has contributed a recipe to the WGBH Auction cookbook In Good Taste. More than 250 recipes from WGBH supporters, volunteers, and fans comprise the 1999 WGBH/Channel 2 Auction cookbook, the 13th in a series of cookbooks sold during the annual Auction. Since the cookbook's introduction, it has raised $200,000 to benefit Boston's public television station WGBH-TV.

Volunteer appreciation

At the opening of Town Meeting the selectmen thanked the volunteers who have resigned or will be stepping down from their work in town government, saying they "gave of themselves, devoting a great deal of their own time and energy to hold our town government together. Without the efforts of these volunteers, life here in Carlisle would not be as we know it. We owe them all a great deal of gratitude.

Tara Hengeveld - planning board

John LaLiberté - planning board

Peter Cole - school committee

Skip Saunders - board of health

Gail Leftwich - board of appeals

Allen Deary - finance committee

· Last month Dot Clark donated several photos and a watercolor to be hung in the Clark room in honor of her husband Guy Clark. This watercolor by Ivan Yeaton, painted in 1990, was a gift to the Clarks from Al Peckham.

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito