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As past commander of the Laurence W. Gay Post of the American Legion, I would like to thank the participants and prize donors for their support of the American Legion’s 54th Annual Turkey Raffle.

This event was a great success and will help fund our community service projects such as Boys’ State, Girls’ State, trophies for Boys’ State and Girls’ State participants, sportsmanship trophies for high school seniors (both a young man and a young lady), and the Memorial Day parade, to name just a few.

Our special thanks go to the following prize donors from Groton and surrounding communities: Block and Blade, Blood Farm, The Bronze Bell, Catania-Spagna Corp., Common View Farm, Craftsman Lumber Co. The Devens Grill, Family Hair Care Barber Shop, Filho’s Cucina, 50 Back Bresing Company, Four Corners Cleaners, Gervais Ford, J. Gilson Greenhouses, Gilson’s Herb Lyceum, Gosselin Group Realtors, Groton Electric Light Department, Groton Exchange, Groton Market, Groton Nursery & Garden Center, Jack O’Lantern Wine & Spirits, Main Street Café, Mr. Mike’s Mobil, Moison’s Ace Hardware, Murphy Insurance Agency, Myette Power Equipment, North Middlesex Savings Bank, The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co., Re/Max Colonial, Shaw’s, J.P. Sullivan Co., Jeffrey and Gwenneth Wallens, Wilkins Florist and Farm Stand, Wilson’s Service Center and Workers Credit Union.

Our thanks also go to Ayer Oil Company, Moulton Construction Corp. and Walter H.B. Platt Architects Builders Cabinetmakers, Inc., for donations to our community support fund; the Groton Council on Aging for the use of the Senior Center; and Donelan’s Supermarket and Shaw’s for letting us sell raffle tickets in front of their stores.

Finally, our special thanks to our beloved Auxiliary members who provided refreshments for the evening.


Past Commander


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