The 2023 Lyme Health & Wellness Fair

a spectacular day of healthy activities, learning, and joy

THANK YOU to everyone involved!!

Please take a good look at the event webpage.


who shared their expertise and ideas, opportunities to join in healthy programs and activities, and prize donations. Learn more about them and thank them for making the day special.

It’s a Circle of Gratitude!

See lovely feedback from Community Partners throughout this post.

This is one of my favorite events. The opportunities to connect with community members is amazing!

Love the variety of services and programs.

The sense of community! Everyone pitching in and so helpful.

This is what makes it all possible:

Our Generous Community 

Pitching in in so many ways – before, during and after the Fair. 

The level of engagement from organizations and volunteers was so incredible to see! Thank you so much for all you do to make this happen!

for your generous sponsorship of this event, supporting community wellbeing across the Upper Valley

for sponsoring the wellness practice Demo Tent, one of many ways you help maintain and improve the quality of life in Lyme

The demonstrations & live music were highlights of the day!

The Panhandlers Steel Drum Band
for providing just the right spirit through your exceptional playing and demonstration of music as a wellness practice
Those Guys of Lyme
for your contribution of two tents on the Common, and for partnering to expand the volunteer team in many ways
Orford-Fairlee Lions
for generously sharing tables and chairs
Scout Troop # 273
for preparing the space for Health & Wellness Fair participants, with safe borders around the Lyme Common
Sno-matic Controls and Engineering
for printing important signage
Twin State Sound
for the advice and for sharing just the right speaker to facilitate communication throughout the Common 
Lyme Police
for instruction about parking requirements around the Lyme Common
Town of Lyme
for your partnership and ongoing support of CCL programs and events, and for everything that keeps the Lyme Common beautiful and safe for the community

Parking Locations
for sharing space so that participants could safely park and enjoy the day:
American Legion Post #80
Conant Building
Lyme Congregational Church
Northern Woodlands

Our National Partner

and its regional network, with a grant to increase vaccination rates among older people

for sending the On+Site mobile vaccination clinic and two terrific nurses that provided flu shots, making our community safer

The 2023 Event Team 

a special group of thoughtful and generous visionaries, planners, designers, and hands-on helpers

This community is kind, positive, friendly and really about people. And generous in every way!

Jill Niles, Co-Chair and Announcer
Martha Tecca, Co-Chair
Shelby Wood,
Event Coordinator
Blake Allison
Nancy Allison
Jean Ball
Masako Barrowes
Stephen Castellani, 
Parking Captain
Lynn Cook
Tina Cullenberg
Julie Davis,
Community Partner Host Co-captain
Katie Dwyer
Margaret Johnston
Phil Kinsler
Dani Ligett
Auden McClure
Ellin Mehrbach
Kathryn Mills,
Wellness Practice Demo Coordinator
Zhenya Morhun
Francis Noel III
Ellie O’Brien
Dan O’Hara
Pam Poire
Heather Powers
Jenny Prileson
Krista Robbins
Grace Tecca,
Graphic Design, Attendee Registration Captain
Mark Tecca
Emily Tullar
Marilyn Wanner
Kathy Waste
Mimi Weinstein
Michael Whitman
Marilyn Whittet
, Community Partner Host Co-captain

Plus many friends, spouses, and neighbors

who helped, hauled, and hugged as needed

And everyone who participated in the Fair

over 200 of us exploring options, trying new things, and helping others.

Thank You All!

Photo Album and Video Snippets 

For the photo album, click the big arrow in the middle and then the little arrows on either side of the box to look through the photos. To view the videos, simply click on the arrow.

Please share any event photos you may have to add to this album! Email them to or upload them directly, here.

We look forward to being with you next year!


September 28, 2024