Poster sales to benefit Friendship school
Friendship — Through the generosity of a summer resident, Friendship Village School hopes to raise between $2,000 to $10,000 to put toward programs outside the normal school budget, such as field trips and speakers.
Nat Clapp and his wife Nester of Ipswich, Mass. have been coming back to Friendship Village for the past 15 summers. Last year he began taking photographs of some of the fishing vessels in the harbor, and they came up with the idea to make it a fundraiser for the school.
"My wife and I love spending the summers here," said Clapp. "We wanted to know how we could help the area. I'm just a guy with a camera."
Clapp took some of his photographs to a designer, who chose the most colorful in nature and boat names, and included 12 on the poster, Fishing Vessels of Friendship.
Some of the vessel names include Indecision, Happy Crab, Never Anuff, Ricky Business, Bout Time, and Makes No Cents.
He has had 100 printed up already and hopes to have to print more, depending on sales. The posters are on sale for $20 apiece. For more information, contact Friendship Village School at 832-5057.
Courier Publications reporter Beth A. Birmingham can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 125 or via email at email@example.com.