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Southwick Friends Annual Meeting

Nancy Zdun, newly elected President of the Friends of the Southwick Public Library, with the chocolate themed basket she won in the Friends basket raffle fundraiser. (Photo submitted)

SOUTHWICK – The Friends of the Southwick Public Library held their Annual Meeting on Monday, Dec. 10.  A new slate of officers was voted in as follows:  Nancy Zdun, President, Karen Drude, Vice President, Joyce Bannish, Treasurer, Bonnie Nadeau, Secretary, Lee Hazelton, Clerk and Pat McMahon, Member at Large. Out-going President Harold “Pete” Heap was honored after 12 years volunteering as President of the Friends.  Actor Richard Clark portrayed Andrew Carnegie in a one-man performance tracing his life and history.  The 120th anniversary of the Southwick Library was also celebrated with cake and punch.  The evening concluded with a drawing of the 15 winning names for the themed raffle baskets which had been donated for the final fundraiser of 2012.  The Friends of the Southwick Public Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which funds many programs for the Southwick Library including passes to local museums.  Individuals can join for $5, families for $10. Meetings will resume in March with planning for the Spring Book Sale. New members are always welcome.

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