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April 18, 2014

North Shore News in Brief

Ipswich residents are reminded that the last day to register to vote or change party enrollment for the annual town election and town meeting is Wednesday, April 23. The Ipswich Town Clerk’s Office, 25 Green St., Ipswich, will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone wishing to register to vote or change party affiliation in person that day. Residents may also register to vote prior to April 23, during regular business hours or by mail. Mail-in registration forms may be downloaded from the town clerk’s site at www.ipswichma.gov; for the application, click on the “Applications” related link, then on the “Voter Registration” category. For more information, contact the town clerk’s office at 978-356-6600, ext. 1016.

Wellspring’s 16th annual Women Honoring Women Luncheon: We Are Called To Greatness takes place Monday, May 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. The luncheon is expected to bring together nearly 700 women of the North Shore and beyond to honor Sara Hall, a philanthropy adviser and author of “Drawn to the Rhythm,” who will also be the event’s keynote speaker. Wellspring will also honor Jan Bell for her extensive volunteer work with the Gloucester community and also Libby Hayes, the executive director of Homes for Families. For details, visit www.wellspringhouse.org.

The community is invited to a special book group led by author Randy Susan Meyers to discuss her book “The Murderer’s Daughters” on Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at Woodbridge, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Coffee and dessert will be served. The group is free and open to all. The program is sponsored by the Lappin Foundation, the Jewish Journal and Cohen Hillel Academy. RSVPs are requested to Sharon Wyner at 978-565-4450 or swyner@lappinfoundation.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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