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'Celebrity' Painters Help Out Intown Concord

Auction held Thursday.

Byron Carr. Credit: Liza Poinier
Byron Carr. Credit: Liza Poinier
All are welcome to attend Intown Concord’s Annual General Meeting and Locally Famous Art Auction on Thursday, March 13, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, at the Carriage House at Kimball-Jenkins Estate, 266 North Main Street in Concord. Attendees will have a chance to connect with fellow downtown Concord devotees, while being treated to delicious food from Common Man Concord, complimentary beverages, the jazz/swing stylings of local musician Kenny Weiland, and the presentation of the Community Impact Awards.
 
Additionally, Sarah Chaffee of McGowan Fine Art will be the auctioneer for Intown’s 3rd Annual Locally Famous Art Auction. A matchless collection of paintings depicting Concord’s charm has been created especially for this event. Any Concord aficionado will want to grace their home or office with these one-of-a-kind pieces by Melissa Miller, Bob Tewksbury, Byron Carr, Byron Champlin, Saad Hindal, Keith Testa, Karina Kelley, and other local luminaries. Special thanks to Ryan Linehan and Lee Roy Johnson of Kimball-Jenkins School of Art for hosting our painters and offering instruction.

Tickets to the Annual General Meeting are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information or to buy tickets online, go to intownconcord.org. Proceeds from the meeting directly support Intown Concord’s events, programs, and initiatives in downtown Concord.

During the gathering, Intown Concord will thank board members Andrew Hatch, Gena Cohen Moses, Jerry Kingwill, and Sue McCoo for their 6 years of board service each. The board of directors will officially welcome Polly Saltmarsh, Steve Duprey, Cheryl Coletti, and Greg Lessard as new members, and during the exceptionally brief “business” portion of the meeting, elect a new slate of officers.
 
Intown Concord’s Annual General Meeting is generously sponsored by Merrimack County Savings Bank, New Hampshire Federal Credit Union, Cobb Hill Construction, Inc., Zoe & Co. Professional Bra Fitters, Common Man Concord, McGowan Fine Art, and Kimball-Jenkins School of Art. Additional sponsorships are available; please contactinfo@intownconcord.org.
 
The mission of Intown Concord, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is to promote and enhance the business environment, cultural activities, housing and appearance of historic downtown Concord. To learn more, call 603-226-2150 or visit intownconcord.org.

Submitted by Intown Concord.

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