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Tea fundraiser benefits Gilbert Library in Northfield
Litchfield.bz (02-05-19)


 
Some of the younger attendees at the fundraiser benefiting the Gilbert Library brought their dolls. BZ photos
 
The seventh annual Valentine’s Day tea fundraiser benefiting the Gilbert Library in Northfield was held on Saturday.
 
A sellout crowd of 100 filled the firehouse hall for tea and a light lunch prepared by the library’s board of directors and a prize drawing.
 
Proceeds will help the library provide educational programs for its patrons. The library receives $20,000 annually from the town and raises the rest of the money it needs to operate.
 
All of the food and prizes for the fundraiser was donated. The food was made and served by the board of directors. 
 
 
Lori Poulin of the library's board of directors conducts a prize drawing. Behind Poulin is library Director Nancy Gnitzcavich. 
 
 
Lori Poulin displays a shirt that was on sale.
 
 
Four-month old Zoe Gangell, with her aunt, Kathy Vanormer, was the youngest attendee.
 
 
Nancy Amrich supervised food service.