Happy Anniversary!!!

by Alexis Ann

First, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Since opening on August 11, 1998, the Museum hosted nearly two million visitors who toured its permanent and special exhibits, attended performances and presentations of Native American culture, and made use of its two libraries-one devoted to children. Upwards of 380,000 schools children and their teachers have taken advantage of special educational programs and tours designed by the Museum’s staff. Celebration on pages 10-11.

Winners of the 51st Annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival are on page 7. Mystic Chamber of Commerce, hosted this wonderful event and leaders Tricia Cunningham and Alexa Shelton say, “It was a huge success!”

How about this one…Westerly Yacht Club celebrates 80 years of social and boating fun! It all began in 1927 on the steps of the Westerly Post Office. In a chance meeting, Geoffrey Moore and the late Sydney Alling laid the groundwork for the club. Happy Anniversary on page 23.

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