It was an extraordinary afternoon on Breck Hill!
Our celebration of community involved many, many individuals and community partners.
Please read through to join us in gratitude for the generous contributors,
and enjoy some great photos that celebrate the day.
The Ramsden Family
Thank you for sharing your time, energy, and beautiful space!
Your breathtaking barn and hillside wholly contributed to the event, you put extraordinary effort into making it pristine, and your parents’ strong spirit of community was everywhere.
Dan Freihofer and the Dinosaurs
Thank you for sharing your music!
Dan, you brought together a fabulous bluegrass band – an amazing display of generosity and talent: David Gibson, Steve Hennig, Gary Hubbard, Andy Tuthill, Craig Lewis, with special guest Jakob Breitbach. The music and spirit were appreciated by absolutely everyone. What a gift!
Thank you for your generous, delicious contributions to the feast!
Jeff Snelling, Pig Roast and Chicken, too!
Patty Jenks, Cammie Wheeler, Keisa Lopez Baked Beans
Pat Pippin, Cole Slaw
Martha Tecca Squash and Apple Soup
Joan Barthold Anadama Rolls
Lara Dwyer Cornbread
Joan & Scott Barthold Cider, fresh-pressed onsite!
Many fabulous bakers, a terrific range of apple-themed desserts
Thank you for sharing your time and resources, supporting our community in so many ways!
Those Guys of Lyme, the beautiful party tent
The Orford-Fairlee Lions Club, banquet tables and chairs
Matt Brown Fine Arts, display panels and guidance
Lyme Country Store, catering equipment and provisions
Lyme Congregational Church, flatware and service items
We were delighted to celebrate our special volunteers honored throughout the year. Each received recognition for their contributions and a piece donated by a local artisan.
We offer our heartfelt thanks to the honorees and donating artists:
Kathy Sherrieb received a watercolor from Stephanie Reininger
Blake Allison received a color woodblock print from Matt Brown
Dan Freihofer received a print from Greg Gorman
Emily Girdwood received a painting from Matt Greenway
Matt Brown received a collage from Barbara Newton
Lyme’s Day of Service Team, Sue Hanlon, Kathy McGowan, and Lynn McRae, received a print from Grace Tecca
Margaret Caudill-Slosberg received a print from Molly Mundy
Sherman Phillips received polymer clay hair combs from Kim Meredith
The art is still a surprise for our most recent honorees:
If you are an artist and would love to donate your work to a special Lyme volunteer who’s honored In the Lyme Light, we’d love to hear from you!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-795-0603.
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, and several states.
Community extends beyond borders.
What were you grateful for?
Here’s some of what you shared:
From The Whole CCL Team
We are all in this together and grateful for all the time, energy, communication, skills, resources, and love that went into this big, inclusive gathering.
Shelby Wood, Event Coordinator
Blake & Nancy Allison
Joan & Scott Barthold
Lee & Stuart Lopez
Mary Jane Mulligan
Mark & Martha Tecca
Jennifer Boylston, PhD
Julie Davis, MD
Lara Dwyer, RN, BSN
Patty Jenks, Director
Kathy Sherrieb, DPh, MSN
Martha Tecca, President and Interim Executive Director
Laurie Veillette, Psy.D.
Click below to scroll through a slideshow of photos from the afternoon. If you have more photos to share, please email them to email@example.com.
If you would enjoy learning about ways to help in the community, please contact us any time.