An Extraordinarily Warm Afternoon
(despite the cold and rain)

Fabulous music, great food, and friends old and new.

 A very special demonstration of community.

 👖 Blue Jeans & Bluegrass 🎻

One way CommunityCare of Lyme shares our appreciation for you, our neighbors.

To all who made the effort to join us, bringing so much joy to this event: Thank you for sharing YOU. You came from across Lyme, all over the Upper Valley, from several states and countries!

Community extends beyond borders. 

We are very grateful for everyone who helped make this special event possible:

Our Musicians

Thank you, Dan & The Dinosaurs!
Dan Freihofer
Don Barrett
Toby Somerfield
Mark Sunderwirth
Bill Sunderwirth
Jakob Breitbach, “Fiddle Ninja”
and special guest
Ford Daley
An amazing display of generosity and talent. The music and spirit were appreciated by absolutely everyone. What a gift!

Purveyors of the Feast

Thank you for your generous, delicious contributions to the feast!
Jeff Snelling and crew – fabulous roasts
Joan & Scott Barthold – cider, fresh-pressed onsite from apples shared by Tina & Ray Clark
Many neighbor chefs and bakers – delicious sides and sweets

Those Who Always Keep us Covered and Comfortable

Thank you for sharing your time, teamwork, and resources
Those Guys of Lyme, the big party tent
The Orford-Fairlee Lions, banquet tables and chairs
and both organizations supporting the community in so many ways!

Safe Parking

Thank you Lyme Center Baptist Church and a stalwart parking crew
Steve Castellani, captain

The Town of Lyme

Thank you for the Lyme Center Academy Building
A fine outdoor space and a very special music hall

Many Volunteers

Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Blake & Nancy Allison
Joan & Scott Barthold
Margaret Caldwell
Steve Campbell
Stephen Castellani
Lynn Cook
The Crockets
Tina Cullenberg
Heidi Davis
Julie & Jay Davis
Stacie Deiner
Dan Freihofer
Will Freihofer
Frank Gould
James Graham
Dickie Gray
Karen Henry
Sue Hewitt
Steve Hook
Lee Lopez
Christie Manning
Jim & Dayle Mason
George Miscally
Susan Musty
Lynn McRae
Kim Meredith
Jill Niles
Fran Noel
Jennifer Prileson
Jodi and Brian Rich
Kathy Sherrieb
Martha & Mark Tecca
Emily Tullar
Peggy Villar
Marilyn Wanner
Murray & Clara Washburn
Bill Waste
And so many others who pitched in to make it a fabulous evening

From The Whole CCL Team

Planning Committee
Martha Tecca, Food Coordinator
Shelby Wood, Event/Volunteer Coordinator
Dan Freihofer, Music Coordinator
Lee Lopez, Community outreach
Stephen Castellani, Parking Coordinator & volunteer extraordinaire
Jeff Snelling, Roast Master
Sue Hewitt, Susan Musty & Heidi Davis, Decorations and Floral Arrangements
Joan & Scott Barthold, Fresh Pressed Cider

CCL Board
Dan Freihofer, Chair
Martha Tecca, Executive Director
Patty Jenks, Chief Community Advocate
Kathy Sherrieb, DPh, MSN, Executive Committee
Nancy Allison
Jennifer Boylston, PhD
Julie Davis, MD
Marilyn Wanner

Event Photos

Click below to scroll through a slideshow of photos from the afternoon. If you have more photos to share, please email them to or upload them here.

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