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On behalf of The Shirley Meeting House Preservation Society, I would like to thank the following local businesses for contributing to the preservation of the Shirley Meeting House by making generous donations during our recent Business Partners Fund Raising Campaign:

Ampac Enterprises

Arthur F. Eddy DMD

Bemis Associates

Bull Run Restaurant

Capital Campaign Bus.

CellTreat Scientific Products

Closets by Design

Custom Courier

Dunkin Donuts/The Catalano Companies

Fidelity Bank

Gionet’s Auto Repair

GMP Piping

Keystone Properties Real Estate

Krauchune & Associates

MarketingFIRST/AdviCoach Business Coaching

Nikopoulos Insurance

North Middlesex Savings Bank

Phoenix Bar & Grill

Phoenix Park

Piccolino Restaurant

Reese’s Travel Adventures

Sandi’s Beauty Shoppe

Shirley Animal Clinic

Shirley Rod & Gun Club

Wonderful World of Children

In combination with a gift of $20,000 recently received from The Montachusett Society for the Preservation of Historic Buildings, these donations will enable us to complete restoration of the bell tower, the final phase of the exterior restoration project already underway. This work includes a new cupola roof and balustrade as well as a new reproduction weathervane to replace the original, badly damaged in a storm several years ago.

Beyond the exterior work, we have also developed plans for handicapped access that will bring the Meeting House into compliance with state and federal requirements. Included are low-impact access to the entrance and main hall, a handicapped-accessible bathroom and a small pantry and utility room. These changes will dramatically improve the function of the Meeting House while still maintaining its historic character.

In addition to our Business Partners, The Meeting House Preservation Society wishes to thank all its members and the many individual donors whose support makes our work possible. With your help, we will continue to maintain and preserve this wonderful building to ensure it remains a valuable part of the Shirley community for generations to come.

Robert Adam,

president

The Shirley Meeting House

Preservation Society