4-H Club Returns from Eastern State with Wins
You gotta love Deb Wesoja
owner of Oak Hill Farm and leader for Sullivan County 4H Horse Club.
This single parent, hardworking mom traveled to Eastern States
Exposition aka the Big E with eight 4H members and seven horses for a
five-day equestrian competition. The Big E held in Deerfield Ma is one
of the biggest fairs in the nation and ran from September 17- October 4
a total of 17 days. It was the 133 year for the exposition and this year
1.3 million visitors attended, drawing attendees from New England and
4H Members attending the
event: Kristen Wesoja,
Catherine Merrill, Anna Haron, Emily Busky, Leanna Rock, Heather
Stockwell, Kaitlyn Ashburn, and Danylle Davis.
Kristen Wesoja, Catherine
Merrill both of Croydon placed in the Top 20 for the State of NH and all
members of the club are Delegates in NH, the highest achievement
In Equation Kristen Wesoja,
placed fifth and Anna Haron placed eighth.
In Pleasure Kristen Wesoja
placed second, Catherine Merrill placed sixth, and Anna Haron placed
In Optional- Hunter over
fences, Kristen Wesoja placed sixth.
In Optional- Hunter under
saddle Anna Haron placed ninth.
Each event had 20-30
entrants and Deb is a proud leader, of her group placing. The 4H Horse
Club has been led by Wesoja for the past 10 years and Deb encourages
anyone youth interested in joining the program to contact her at
863-3077. Oak Hill farm is
located on 285 Reeds Mill Road, Croydon NH. The club meets once a month
and the club also learns how
to judge horses and participate in Quiz Bowl a game that tests your
Flu Shots for Croydon Residents - Sunday, Oct. 18 at 8:00 am
Medical Center provides free flu shot clinics each year. We are planning
to provide a bus ride from the town hall for Croydon residents wishing
to go. Please contact the Health Officer at 763-4359 to reserve a seat.
If no answer please leave message with name, phone number and number of
Members of the Croydon
Historical society nominated and voted for John Thompson of Winter Road
for it’s new Treasurer on Friday, October 3 at it’s executive board
meeting. Welcome John.
Dear Military Veteran and
Spouses of Departed Military Veterans:
The Croydon Historical Society, the Croydon Selectmen, the Croydon Congregational Church invite you to a free home-cooked pot luck Recognition Dinner to honor you for your military service for our community and country.
It will be held on
November 14, 2009 at 4 pm at the Croydon Fire Station. We hope to have
all Croydon veterans honored there that evening.
If you need transportation we will be glad to pick you up and
bring you home. RSVP to any of the following to let us know if you and
your family will attend so we can plan the amount of food and menu.
Clayton Phillips 863-1119, Cody Kangus 863-3099, or Bap Kresse 863-1449.
70 for 70’s Program
Most of you know I
volunteer for Green Mountain Pug Rescue and I’m pleased to announce a
new program available to senior citizens 70 and older.
If you are interested in adopting a pug that is 10 years or older
all adoption fees are waived. Pugs
were only dogs bred to be companions which gives them a pleasing nature.
If any senior is interested in this program call Karen Powers at
802-626-8280 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Smith Croydon native, Newport resident, and Vice president of the Croydon Historical Society is now home and recuperating from open heart surgery. We all wish Sue a speedy recovery.
Seamus Ritz-Willamson of
Croydon Flat took a four hour Karate test at Okinawan Karate Academy in
Lebanon, on Saturday, October 3. Seamus
already has a black belt in karate and is going for his black belt with
blue stripes. Promotions take
place on Saturday, October 17. Seamus
is 12 years old and the son of Julia and Paul Ritz-Williamson.
Happy Birthday to those
celebrating their birthdays in October this past week. Emma Platt,
Dillon Boardman and Jody Underwood.
Meeting called to order at
Selectboard: James Harding, John Clements, and David Hooley.
Public: Don Goodwin, and Steve Cunningham.
Mr. Goodwin came in to ask
if some guardrails could be removed near his property, on Cash Street.
Selectboard asked Don to contact Donnie Lussier for approval to remove.
Steve Cunningham, Health
Officer, came in to discuss the water test
requested by the Selectboard. Selectboard requested
Steve to direct the SAU to
properly chlorinate the system, and test for free and total chlorine
immediately following treatment and future water samples be drawn in the
presence of the Health Officer.
The rest of the evening
was dedicated to administrative duties
Please note that Croydon
School Board is meeting on Wed., Oct. 21 at 6:30 pm in the Croydon
The Town Clerk’s Office
is closed, October 14, 2009 from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Town Transfer Station ends
summer’s hours for the season on Wed.
Free Flu Shots - Oct. 18
at 8:00 a.m.
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