This is the fourth year Jones has organized the event. The way it works is, everyone who shows up that day pays an additional $5 cover, which goes straight to the pantry. Typically, the event raises about $500.
“It’s not a lot of money but it’s something,” said Jones. “The food pantry is always in need of monetary support.”
Fox 4 will also raffle off a paintball gun and other items in a 50/50 drawing.
For Jones, the event is a convergence of two interests. As a former town counselor and now as a civilian, the Franklin Food Pantry has always been a focal point.Continue reading the article here
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The average lifespan of a butterfly is between two and three weeks. The commission plans to harvest the eggs and create kits to give to youth groups to make the aviary self-sufficient.
The commission also hopes to set up a reserve over the winter to pay for the aviary. Plant material is the biggest expense, said Kilkelly.
The aviary will be open to the public during the day until November. Saturday’s grand opening will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at the golf course on 212 Prentice St.Continue reading the article here
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