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Parties & Openings

June 17 – Becket
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June 10 – Wassaic
Wassaic Project Summer Party

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Blue Plate Party for Chatham Animal Haven

Jamie Larson reports from Chatham. Early every January for the past decade, the staff at The Blue Plate throws a great party that proves the area didn’t expend all its festive energy or charitable spirit over the holidays. On Saturday, Jan. 9, staffers threw another door-busting fundraiser for the development of the new Chatham Animal Haven. Created by Blue Plate employees Marsha Cary and Colleen Carpenter-Rice, the nonprofit’s mission is to “rescue and care for abused, neglected and surrendered farm animals…provide safe shelter and food, and arrange for any veterinary care (so) animals can live out their lives in our peaceful and loving environment.” Saturday’s fundraiser and silent auction not only supported the realization of CAH but also provided guests with good food, drink, live music and excellent company. Above, CAH vice president Marsha Cary and presiden Colleen Carpenter-Rice flank board member Sam Reilly.

Steve Reilly, Michelle Reilly and Ryan Jackson; Adam Fields, Barbara Henry, Mary Dooley and Katie Lavigne.

John Fishman, Jeanne Lunin and Blue Plate owner Judy Grunberg.

Gail Chamberlain, Mitchell and Elaine Khosrova with Mary Curran; Sue Tanner, Fran Heaney and Francine.

Carbonated rocks the downstairs bar; Beth Rinzler with Nancy Hulahan and Robert Houlihan.

Marilyn Cohen, Gail Chamberlain, Judith Warren and Bob Clark; The party and fundraiser upstairs at the Blue Plate.

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