Goffstown's Old Home Day & Emily's Stroll for Cancer research
PRESS RELEASE: 20 MAY 2010
Goffstown Main Street Old Home Day
Goffstown Main Street welcomes everyone to their annual Old Home Day celebration, Saturday, June 5th. The day begins at with a benefit breakfast at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Pancakes are on the menu, and proceeds go to the Goffstown Network food pantry. Shop at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church flea market and the Goffstown Public Library book sale also starting at Booths open at , and feature community organizations as well as traditional craft demonstrators. Bring the kids, and they’ll enjoy face painting, games, and McDonny’s Farm. The annual Family Fun Fishing Derby is on from 9 – , and there will be a horseshoe tournament for the grown-ups. New this year, Meadow Muffin Bingo on Church Street. Cooks can enter the Wings Over Goffstown Chicken Wing Cook-off, kids can enter the Biggest Smile and Cutest Pigtail contests, and anyone can enter the Lip Synch Contest. An annual highlight of the day will be the historic trolley tours to the Uncanoonucs. Tickets are on sale now at Goffstown Ace Hardware, Jo-Marie’s Country Shoppe, and Howes Pharmacy. GoffstownHigh School students are sponsoring a Walk for Emily (Please scroll down and read more) to raise funds for a young cancer patient, and Luna Salon is hosting a Shave-a-thon for the same purpose. There will be entertainment till on the main stage on the Goffstown Common. A duck race will hit the water at , and the grand finale will be the Wicked Wacky Watah-Kraft Race where canoeists and kayakers will have to complete 3 wild challenges at The Congregational Church of Goffstown closes the day with a free spaghetti supper at Stark Hall at For more information, contact Goffstown Main Street Program, 497-9933, firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.goffstownmainstreet.org, or find us on Facebook.
Robbie Grady, CMSM Executive Director Goffstown Main Street Program, Inc. 7 Main Street Goffstown, NH03045 603.497.9933 www.goffstownmainstreet.org
Goffstown (Scheduled for June 5th) "Emily's Stroll" - Please Join Goffstown High School on Saturday, June 5th for Emily's Stroll. This is a 3 mile walk for Emily Desrochers. Registration forms are available in the main office at the High School. The walk will begin at 10am from the GHS parking lot and move along Mast Road to the Common, then to Maple Ave and back. The Stroll coincides with the Goffstown Old Home Day and registration fees are: $10 per person, $ 5 per walking child and $20 per family.
If you have any questions or need more information, please call the school at 497.4841, extension 338. All proceeds benefit Emily Desrochers, the three year old who is battling cancer and is the daughter of a GHS teacher.