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Screening of ‘FRESH’ June 16

Groton Wellness, in association with the Groton Grange and Groton Local, have partnered with Groton Center Farms and the Natural Market of Groton, as well as the Springdell Farm in Littleton to offer an exciting event. You and your family are invited to enjoy a free community screening of the documentary film FRESH.

Uplifting and empowering, revolutionary and innovative, FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are reinventing our food system. Produced and directed by Ana Sofia Joanes, this 2009 film highlights the incredible creativity and successes of individuals who have dedicated their lives to the production of local foods and to the idea of local sustainability. Joanes challenges the naysayers in conventional food production as she asserts that organic, ecological farming methods are viable and that healthier, sustainable alternatives are a practical vision for the future of our food and our community.

The film will be shown on June 16 at 7 p.m. at the Campbell Performing Arts Center, located at Groton School. There will be a discussion by a panel of experts and local farmers immediately after the screening to whom you may direct your questions about sustainability. Please join us for this exciting event!

EWN Summer Social

The Executive Women’s Network will be holding its Annual Summer Social on Thursday, June 10 from 4 to p.m. at the Wachusett Village Inn, located in Westminster. This event is designed to be a relaxed, social and fun night. Come hang out with friends, new and old, and enjoy a BBQ & cash bar! The cost is $15 for members of the Chamber and $25 for non-members.

Annual Business Meeting

Once a year the Chamber has its annual meeting to acknowledge our out-going board members and welcome our new ones. Our 2010 Annual Business Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 17. We will be holding a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Four Points Sheraton in Leominster. Come join us to meet the board of directors and all our committee officers as we recognize them for all of their hard work.

Price to attend is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. This cocktail & hors d’oeuvre event (cash bar) will include a brief program, at 5 p.m., recognizing the past year’s chamber leadership and new officers and directors. Of course, there will plenty of networking going on throughout.

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