To the editor:
On August 11, Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) held its 16th annual Woods, Water, & Wildlife Festival at Branch Hill Farm in Milton Mills. On behalf of MMRG, I would like to thank all the participants, volunteers, presenters, sponsors, supporters and item donors that made this year's Festival a tremendous success! Despite forecasts of terrible weather, close to 600 people joined us for a wonderful family-friendly day celebrating our great outdoors.
The Woods, Water & Wildlife Festival is MMRG's biggest outreach event of the year as well as our biggest fundraiser. We are indebted to Branch Hill Farm/Carl Siemon Family Charitable Trust, which provides the beautiful festival venue and is our co-presenter and one of the festival underwriters. We are deeply grateful to our other underwriters, D.F. Richard Energy and Siemon Company, and to Philip Zaeder and Sylvia Thayer for their generous contribution. We would also like to thank our major festival sponsors: the Hays-Dombrower Family, Norman Vetter Inc. Poured Foundations, Bruce and Jennifer Rich, S&S Plumbing and Heating, Henry and Junko Siemon, Carl and Beth Ann Siemon, and the Wyatt Family.
Please see www.mmrg.info/festival for our many other co-sponsors and supporters.
All festival proceeds and donations support MMRG's work to conserve the important natural areas of our region and to inform the public about the importance of conserving our natural resources.
- Virginia Long,
Public Relations Coordinator
Moose Mountains Regional Greenways