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Artist Creates Art, Inspires New Artists Artist Spotlight: Gail Eckberg

Gail Eckberg says she (and her three sisters) was born into a world surrounded by beautiful things and beautiful places.
“I grew up in a family of artists, a family who had art in my home, by real artists,” says Eckberg, who says she has always been creating art. Eckberg’s mother painted and used pastels, and her father was involved in restoring art and doing gold gilding, something he learned from his father, a world-renowned gold gilder and past director of a Newbury Street gallery. She also had an aunt who was an oil painter.

Read Across America

On Tuesday, March 4th, the Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School in Franklin celebrated Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Teachers and students dressed in red and white and participated in many Dr. Seuss-related activities throughout the day. Various members of the community came to visit and read aloud in classrooms. We are honored to have so many guest readers visit our school and share in our celebration of reading! The event was organized by reading specialist Karen LaPlaca.

United Regional Chamber Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for The United Regional Chamber of Commerce's college scholarships. Several $1,000 and $500 scholarships will be distributed through the Chamber. Applicants must be the son or daughter of an employee of a Chamber-member business, be a high school senior who has applied to an accredited four-year college, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and perform uncompensated community service. Completed applications must be received by April 15.


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