Eleven years young, Anthony Maneri of Canterbury is a hip hop dancer and in a serious way. “I like to compete,” says the dancer. He is traveling with the undefeated Street Elite dance team, East Lyme, to Virginia Beach for National Competition in May. Let’s wish Anthony well here.
Here, is our newest addition… Resident Gardening by Gene Henson. Gene is a University of Connecticut certified Advanced Master Gardner. Get this-Gene and his wife enjoyed tomatoes from eight plants until two weeks before Christmas last year! Wow!
There are some very important scholarship announcements, including Ledyard Historical Society Scholarship, Freedom Alliance Scholarship for Children of Military Heroes, Connecticut Sun Foundation’s Bright Horizons Scholarship and The Nesbitt Scholarship is one of 65 funds at the Community Foundation that will distribute nearly $250,000 in scholarships.
The 7th Annual Mystic St. Patrick’s Parade, held last Sunday, was a smashing hit by all those in attendance. Memories of the old days of Western Stagecoaches came alive when the legendary Wells Fargo horse-drawn Stagecoach trotted over the Mystic River Bridge-what a beautiful site! We’re including lots of photos capturing this majestic event and all 300 and something will be up on our website, www.theresident.com/2010/03/31/MysticIrishParade2010 by Wednesday. Enjoy!
This is a well-deserved brag—the Resident website scored 295,000 hits last issue!!! Now, that’s a lot of fans! So, here’s a BIG THANK YOU!
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