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GHS Class of 1958
Gloucester and St. Ann high schools Classes of 1958 will hold a 55th reunion Friday, Aug. 2, at Woodman’s Essex Room. Features a full buffet and dancing. Make checks payable to: Marie Murray, 4 Tidal Cove Way, Gloucester, MA 01930, or: Rose Aiello, Cherry Hill Road, Gloucester, MA 01930.
The Chill Zone, a community living room where youth (ages 12-18) can connect with friends, do homework and get a nutritious meal, is open Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m., at The Hive, 11 Pleasant St., during the summer.
The Capt. Lester S. Wass American Legion, Post 3, will hold a Poppy Drive in Gloucester on Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, with rain dates of July 5 and 6. The American Legion was created by World War I veterans after the war. Post 3 was the third post chartered in Massachusetts in 1919 and is named after a World War I Marine from Gloucester who was killed in action. The Legion uses the poppy as a symbol of sacrifices made by active duty service members, taken from one of the most notable poems written during WWI, “In Flanders Fields.” Poppies referred to in the poem grew in profusion in the disturbed earth of battlegrounds and cemeteries where war casualties were buried. Funds support the American Legion hall and its community service programs.