East Lyme Public Trust Foundation re-elects Officers for 2021-2022

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On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation met at the Senior Citizens Center for their Annual Meeting.  The group unanimously re-elected the following Officers: President- Carol Marelli, Vice-President-Joe Legg, Secretary- Jessica Todd, and Treasurer- Kathie Cassidy. The first speaker of the evening was Dave Putnam, Director of Parks and Recreation.  Mr. Putnam mentioned that the McCook …

THE GODFATHER OF THE BOARDWALK

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A Retrospective Review with Bob deSanto  by June Hoye This video interview was conducted in August 2021 with Bob DeSanto, past president  of the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation. The interviewers were June Hoye, Publicity Chair of the Foundation, and Joe Legg, past president, and current vice president. The videographer was Jack Mingo, a student at Boston University. This interview …

The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation offering sponsorships of benches at Bridebrook Park

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The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation is again offering sponsorships of benches- this time located at Samuel Peretz Sports Complex at Bridebrook Park.  It is at this park where generations of children have learned to play Soccer, Lacrosse, Baseball, Pickle ball and Softball.  Twenty benches, the same as those on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk, will be placed, for $800 each, …

Introduction To The Volunteers Behind The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation

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In April 2020, as I began to understand the import of the Virus, I decided to write a “history” of the East Lyme Boardwalk.  I wanted to cover the founders, the volunteers, the non-boardwalk projects of the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation, and more.  I hope you will find this series informative. June M. Hoye Publicity Chair- East Lyme Public …

Harbingers of spring- Tree Planting Time in two new areas of East Lyme

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In the middle of February, we long to see that first robin at McCook Park, the first pussy willow bud at the inner harbor walkway to Cini Park, and the first crocus peeking from the snow at the gardens at the Hole-in-the-Wall.   Now, participants can contribute to these signs of spring with some new plantings. The Promise of Tomorrow’s Trees, …