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Enter by 5/30/24

To Citizens of Amherst and friends of the Fireworks

The Amherst 4th of July Celebration is a time-honored tradition where the community comes together as one to mark the birth of the nation. At this quintessential New England affair, Amherst citizens enjoy fireworks and family-oriented activities along with a traditional old-time parade on July 4th. These events are brought to all by the Amherst Fourth of July Committee, a 501 (c)3 town committee and through the generosity of local businesses, groups, families, and individuals who help bring the celebration to life.

While the town of Amherst provides the committee with a stipend for the celebration, it falls to the 4th of July Committee to raise the remaining funds necessary to hold this event. This year the committee is doing a Calendar Raffle to raise funds for the fireworks. The fireworks celebration will be on June 30th at Souhegan High School.

We are asking you to buy a ticket for our June Calendar Raffle. Here is how that works? From now until May 30th we will be selling tickets for the raffle.

For each $10.00 ticket you buy you will have a chance to win money every day in June. All tickets are put in the pot and each day we will draw 1 winner. We are limiting the number of tickets sold to 700. Prizes range from a minimum of $25.00 to a maximum of $200.00. It's easy to play and your odds are good. Everybody who buys a ticket is already a winner because your donation helps our town keep the fireworks celebration going.

There are 3 ways to buy your ticket:

1. Click here to enter:

Enter by 5/30/24

2. Fill out the attached form and mail it and your check (payable to - Fireworks Calendar Raffle) to 4th of July Committee, c/o Bruce Ribolini, 15 Melody Lane, Amherst, NH 03031

3. Buy your ticket in person from the 4th of July Committee, or from one of our Sponsors at The Amherst Junior Women's Club or the AMHERST LIONS CLUB  

Thank you in advance for your kindness, generosity, and willingness to help make the Amherst July 4th Celebration a great time for the community.

With many thanks,

Amherst Fourth of July Committee

 


Dima Wilkes of BSA Troop 22, as a portion of his eagle scout project, designed and built an eyeglass collection box to be placed at the Town of Amherst’s transfer station.  He also setup collection centers at our local schools and library and posted information to increase public awareness of the importance of recycling eyeglasses. He collected almost 400 pairs of glasses.

The glasses are taken to be cleaned and polished and sent to those who can’t afford them all over the world.  Demi carefully listened to our needs for a strong, long lasting, and convenient container to collect eyeglasses at the recycling section at the transfer Station.  We couldn’t be prouder of the job he did. 

L-R: IPP and club’s scout liaison Reed Flowers, PDG Charlie Vars,
Dima Wilkes and Scout Master Matt Harrison of Troop 22. 

 


Red Sox Raffle Tickets Fundraiser August 2021

And the winner of the Amherst Lions Club Red Sox Ticket Raffle is Nancy F., ticket Number 138! 

Congratulations!  You have won 4 tickets to the Red Sox vs Texas Ranger game on August 21st , plus $100 cash for food & parking! These are premiere seats behind home plate! You will be notified shortly of how to receive your tickets. 

Thanks to all who participated. All proceeds will go to support local charities. 

The Amherst Lions Club is giving away, four (4) Field Box tickets for the Saturday, August 21st game against the Texas Rangers.  Included with the 4 tickets will be $100 cash for parking and food.  These tickets have a value of $1,640 or more but this package is really priceless since seats like these just aren’t ever made available.  In short, this is the chance of a lifetime for one lucky winner and their family or friends to be on TV for every pitch!!!!!

These seats are directly behind home plate!  They are literally the best seats at Fenway!!!! Imagine eating Fenway franks and singing “Sweet Caroline” during the 7th ending stretch!  What about seeing Devers, Bogarts and Martinez batting. 

The Amherst LIONS are so excited to have secured these Red Sox tickets for this year’s ticket raffle through the generosity of an anonymous and well-connected donor.  
 
 

 

Live Stream Citizen of the Year
Congratulations! 
 2020 Citizen of the Year, John A. Harvey 
and 2021 Citizen of the Year, Anne Krantz.

   Wood Flower Fundraiser 2021

Our Sale has ended.  However, if you are interested in placing an order please send and email to amherstlionsclub@gmail.com.

We have some NEW designs in the Wood Flowers Fundraiser. An American Flag and a cute Ladybug to accent your garden and show your patriotism! A one sided flag is $10 and a 2 sided flag is $15. The ladybug is $10 There will be no engraving on the flag or the ladybug.

We also have two new colors for the flowers...pink and purple! 
Create a colorful garden in any of the flower shapes. 

You have the choice of shape, color and limited engraving on it.  The cost will be $10 each and can be in someone’s memory, to honor someone, friends and/or family or just for yourself.  Once completed they’ll be placed on the Bridge of Flowers (Corner of Rt. 122 and Boston Post Road) by the end of May, then weekly thereafter.  A receipt and picture of it will be emailed to you.  At the end of the season, Oct. 1, we will arrange to get the plant stakes back to you or on request.  

Please share this with your friends and family and help us show the love of our community.  All proceeds go to local charities.       

View our video:   Enjoy the Flowers

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