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I missed the school concert recently but a parent kindly sent me a very nice description of it: "Music teacher Janice Kyle and pianist Russell Ames led each grade through spirited and fun songs. The seventh-grade chorus began the evening with several beautiful numbers, and then the kindergartners shyly came on stage, marveled at the bright stage lights, and then sang their songs. The first graders had cowboy hats which they threw in the air after they yodeled their way through a cowboy tune. The third graders wore hula skirts and sang a Hawaiian song. And then the fifth graders sang songs from the Revolutionary War. Westport has a lot of talented young singers and it was a joy to hear them sing."

The North Country SPCA Animal Shelter invites you to enjoy "A Day in the Adirondacks," their fashion show fundraiser at Floral Hall Saturday, June 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. Clothing and accessories will be supplied by local shops and modeled by the friends, supporters, and animals of the shelter. Over forty models will take part, with some fifteen stores from Westport, Essex, Keene Valley, Lake Placid, and Plattsburgh providing the merchandise.

They'll also have a basket raffle with exciting prizes like cruiser bikes and other great items.Tasty human treats will be served by the fine chefs of Westport's Normandie Beach Resort, and there will be a cash bar. Call the Shelter at 962-8604 or Denise Wilson at 963-7476 for reservations.

Last week I wrote about Molly Rascoe, our WCS student who's dealing with kidney failure and other complications of a rare autoimmune disease. The WCS Student Council is sponsoring a Day for Molly Friday, June 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. on the school field, with music, square dancing, games, and much more. And the Polo Match for Molly, which was rained out last week, has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 19, starting at 1 p.m., off Stevenson Road.

Finally, the fireworks fund is only about one-quarter of the way to its goal. You can help by donating to one of the boxes displayed in local businesses

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