Vilas Bridge: Friends of Library near fundraising goal
Pfohl (1929-2010), a nationally-recognized painter, lived and worked in the Greater Falls Region for decades, including a stint teaching art at the Putney School, and often used the Bellows Falls area as subject matter for his paintings.
The Friends are very close to reaching their fundraising goal of $12,500, and they invite those who have considered donating, but not have done so yet, to stop by the library or visit rockinghamlibrary.org/vilas to make a donation. Expecting to reach their goal, the Friends invite the community to celebrate the acquisition of the painting with a ribbon cutting at the Library's Annual Holiday Community Party.
This summer, the Friends of the Rockingham Library sponsored a series of programs celebrating the Vilas Bridge's significance to the region. The final event will be "Bridge Building: Family Engineering Challenge on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., when each family will design, build and test their bridge.
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