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Monthly Archives: June 2012

20 tables of 8 Celebration at Pinewoods

It will come as no surprise to anyone who has been to a CDSS session at Pinewoods in the last 20 years, that the camp is a special place for me and my family. Meg, Ruth, Sam and I were all at the recent celebration of the rebuilt kitchen: “Twenty Tables of Eight.” It was […]

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Office Visitors

Hello Friends, This Wednesday, June 13, we welcomed more visitors to the CDSS office — former CDSS Board Treasurer Rachel Winslow and her husband Peter from PA. Rachel graciously took some photos of our office space that I’d like to share with you. It was wonderful to talk to them both, and Peter had a […]

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Nonprofit Day at the State House

This past Monday in Massachusetts was the state-wide Nonprofit Day. The event was hosted by the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network (MNN) and held in the Great Hall at the State House in Boston. Senate President Therese Murray and Speaker Robert DeLeo were keynote speakers and it was a pleasure to meet Representative Liz Malia, who is […]

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Greetings from Rima

This past Saturday, Pat MacPherson, Mary Wesley, and I attended the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Traditional Arts Conference in Concord, NH. I had some great conversations with Barry Bergey, Director of Folk and Traditional Arts at the National Endowment for the Arts; Lynn Martin Graton, Acting Director & Traditional Arts Coordinator; Catherine […]

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Two Memorial Day Dance Events 860 Miles Apart

A post from Steve Howe, CDSS Director of Programs On Memorial Day I woke in Marlboro, VT for the last moments of the 37th Marlboro Morris Ale. After the Maypole dance was done and the pole stored for another year, I was on the road home to Northampton, MA. There I unpacked and repacked before […]

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