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November 14, 2012

Letter: Community helped Starry, Starry Night shine

To the editor:

The trustees of the Peabody Institute Library and the board of the Peabody Institute Library Foundation would like to publicly express our thanks and gratefully acknowledge the generosity of local businesses and members of our community for supporting our ninth annual Starry, Starry Night event. To all who joined us that evening, we thank you for making the event the most successful ever! More than $4,000 was raised to help promote, maintain, preserve and enhance the activities and programs of the Peabody Institute Library. The trustees look forward to hosting our 10th annual event next year.

We cannot fail to note that this success could not have been achieved without generous donations of food and raffle prizes from the following local restaurants, businesses and organizations: Peabody Historical Society, New Brothers Deli & Restaurant, Burtons, Su Chang’s, Century House, Cheesecake Factory, Chick-fil-A, D’Orsi’s Bakery, Kappy’s Liquors, Kelly’s Roast Beef and Seafood, Polcari’s, Power of Touch, Qdoba, Rizzo’s, Sea Witch, Simon Corporation, Stonewood Tavern, Sylvan Street Grille, T & L Liquors, Table of Contents Caterers, Tennessee BBQ, Trader Joe’s, Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt and the City of Peabody Concert Committee, Ed’s Service Station, Jackie Torigian, Treadwell’s Ice Cream, Metro North YMCA, North Shore Music Theatre, the Boston Bruins, The Boston Red Sox, Hannaford’s, Wardhurst Restaurant, and Wavelengths Day Spa.

The board of trustees thanks all of you for your tremendous support in honoring the legacy of George Peabody and keeping alive the rich cultural history of the Peabody Institute Library.

Donald McAllister

President

Board of Library Trustees

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