What's Going on in the General Store?


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The 19 Days kicked off today, with angels on the bridge...they will be circulating in White River at participating businesses starting at 5pm. We poked around the general store to see what people were saying. A staff member commented that, as a general rule, people are a little more cheerful, a bit “jolly” during the 19 Days. 

New decorations were de rigeur, and there were plenty of opportunities for people to show their commitment to this year’s 19 Days effort, from t-shirts to cookbooks to grab and go bags (the latter an idea from a Norwich resident) ready for delivery to the Haven.

Tomorrow, it's double-pronged action: From 9-1, it's the Norwich Boy Scout Troop #253 Food Drive in front of the general store. From 11-2, it's the Norwich Historical Society's Mid-Century Modern Christmas Open House on Main Street, where they are collecting canned goods for the Haven. See you there.

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19-1=18 Days to go...

Daily Reminders:

Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of The Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation, all 19 Days donations will be matched dollar for dollar up to $125,000. Make sure to label your donation as "19 Days" in order to get the matching funds.

For the 19 Days Pet Contest, click here.

For the 19 Days Auction, click here.

To make a donation directly to the Haven, click here.

For background on the 19 Days, click here.

N.B. We are using Dan & Whit's as the umbrella posting organization, but the stories will come from all over the area. For a list of participating businesses and organizations, click here

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