The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 9, 2001

Friends and Neighbors

Ray Offenheiser will speak on Afghanistan

The public is invited to hear Carlisle resident Ray Offenheiser, president of Oxfam America, speak on "War in Afghanistan: Balancing Humanitarian and Military Challenges" at a potluck supper on Sunday, November 18, in Union Hall at the First Religious Society. In addition to his role as head of Oxfam America, Offenheiser is a member of the Council on Foreign Affairs, as well as an advisor to the Asia Society in New York and the Asia Center at Harvard.

The potluck supper will begin at 5 p.m. Offenheiser will speak at 6 p.m. In order to assure that we have enough seating, call Sally Stokes at 1-978-369-1240 if you plan to attend.


George P. Pisiello Retired engineer

George P. Pisiello of East Riding Drive, 69, died November 2 at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was the husband of Nancy Anne (Wheeler) Pisiello.

Mr. Pisiello was born in East Boston on September 2, 1932, a son of the late Mary (D'Agostino) and George Pisiello Sr. He worked as a mechanical engineer at Harvard University for 25 years and at Boston University for 10 years, as well as a private consultant before retiring.

He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

Mr. Pisiello was an avid hunter and enjoyed gardening, fishing and long walks.

Besides his wife, survivors include a son, Michael Pisiello of Billerica; two daughters, Donna Merrill and her husband Scott of Allenstown, New Hampshire, and Sharon McKinnon of Chelmsford; and four grandchildren, Michele, Timothy, Nicole and Alicia.

· D'Ann Brownrigg of Acton Street is exhibiting 23 of her watercolors as part of a small group show called "Contrasting Rhythms" at the Cambridge Art Association University Place Gallery (Harvard Square) from November 3 through 29. The show includes very different styles and media by five artists. Exhibits are chosen for that space by competitive proposals written by the artists. The show is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The reception will be Friday, November 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. University Place Gallery is at 124 Mt. Auburn Street in Harvard Square. Parking is available under the building. Entry is through the parking lot on Saturdays.

· Brian Boulé of Kimball Road, a member of Carlisle Boy Scout Troop 135, will be completing his Eagle Scout Project on Saturday, November 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The project consists of clearing a trail in the Swanson Land area. The trail will connect Hart Farm Road to Robbins Field. Volunteers are needed and would be greatly appreciated to help with the project. Those interested in helping out should contact him at 1-978-371-7032 for more information.


Selling baked goods (left to right) are Kate Boudreau, Tracy D'Arbeloff, Katie Hendrickson, Katherine Boffetti and Katie Hart. Missing is Alisha Deary.

Fourth-grade Junior Girl Scouts sold baked goods to raise money for local victims of the terrorist atack. They earned $217, which was matched by Eastern Bank making it possible to contribute over $400 to the fund.

2001 The Carlisle Mosquito