Thursday, October 1

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Berlin, NH

 

Sunrise Morning Ceremony, 8 am: Native Elders & Citizens.

Location: Meet at entrance of the Northern Forest Heritage Park, 961 Main St, Berlin, www.androscogginvalleychamber.com

 

9:00: Welcome: at City Hall by Berlin’s Mayor, Paul Grenier; Historian, Paul Tardiff; and Town Father, Barry Kelly.

Location: Berlin City Hall, 168 Main St.

 

9:30-12:00: Overview of the Day & Community Visits:

 

^ A trip on the Kelly family pontoon boat back to former logging days on the Androscoggin River.

 

^ “The Promise of Public Service”, a roundtable honoring the memory of former Executive Counselor, Ray Burton.

 

^ A visit to St. Kierans Art Center, an inspiring synthesis of culture and commerce.

 

^ A tour of White Mountain Lumber, a model business in the field of energy conservation.

 

^ A visit to White Mountain Community College.

 

12:00-2:00: Lunch in the Community

 

2:00-5:00: Community Citizens Forum “North Country Action Plan: Common Sense Solutions to Our Ailing Economy & Financial System”.

 

Location: Riverside Assembly of God, 450 Main St. (Rt. 16), Gorman
< https://www.facebook.com/pages/Riverside-Assembly-of-God/159791987438906?sk=info&tab=overview >

 

5:00-6:30: Dinner in the Community

 

7:00-9:00:  Evening Program:

 

^ Community Forum II. “North Country Action Plan: Common Sense Solutions to Our Ailing Economy & Financial System”

 

^ Musical Offerings, Tales & Reflections on the Fortunes of the North Country

 

Location: St. Kierans Art Center: 155 Emery St., < www.stkieranarts.org >

 

Day-End Reading from Nathaniel Hawthorne beloved tale The Great Stone Face.

 

 

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