Sharing images and stories from Rehoboth 375 Events and Projects
September 1, 2017
The first Rehoboth 375 road banner was installed on Friday, September 1 in a very visible location at the intersection of busy Tremont Street and busy Fairview Avenue in North Rehoboth with help from 375 Committee Chairman Mike Costello and the Highway Department. More signs will be coming soon including a banner across Route 44, donated by Jake Kramer, also a member of the 375 Committee.
September 16, 2017
The 375 Committee participated in the 18th Annual 'Larry Procopio' Harvest Block Party on September 16 on the Redway Plain. Committee members Cynthia Lee, Kathi Conti, and Connie Wenzel-Jordan had a booth selling 375 commemorative tee-shirts. Andrew Carden, the official 375 Town Crier came home from college to spread the word about the 375 anniversary. Members of the Rehoboth Minute Company also made an appearance at the town-sponsored annual event.
October 5, 2017
The 375 Committee hosted a Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser at American Legion Post 302 on Bay State Road. 375 Committee members Jake Kramer and Kim Fagundes organized and cooked for the event with tomato sauce donated by Homestead Farms. Jake created a pasta sauce that diners
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said was absolutely delicious. Kim made the salads and served along with Ken Abrams. Sandra Phillips sold tickets.
Thanks to everyone who came to the supper and supported the 375 Committee. Profits go towards funding the 375 Parade.
October 20, 2017
The 375 Ball Dinner Dance sub-committee is pleased to announce details on the official 375 kick-off event. The Ball will be held at Hillside Country Club on Saturday, January 27. Costumes from your favorite time period are encouraged by not required. The evening will feature a cocktail hour followed by a plated dinner, your choice of Braised Short Ribs of Beef or Chicken Cape Cod with Cranberry Stuffing. Tieckts are $60 per person. Reserve your tickets by email at BallTickets@Rehoboth375.com. Local business and organizations are welcome to be a table sponsor for a donation of $100.
October 27, 2017
The Rehoboth Historical Commission, in cooperation with the Rehoboth 375 Anniversary Committee, is planning a historic home tour for May 19, 2018. Interested historic home owners are invited to participate in this ticketed event to be held from 10 AM to 2 PM at designated homes. Owners will share the history of their home with guests and determine exactly where visitors will be allowed. Organizers hope to have the commitments from homeowners by late November.
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Established in July 2017, the Rehoboth 375 Anniversary Celebration Committee has met twice monthly with sub-committes planning upcoming 375 events and projects. A preliminary calendar of events was published in the Town of Rehoboth annual census mailing. The big kick-off event will be January's Costume Ball Dinner Dance at Hillside Country Club.
January 27, 2018
Nearly 200 people helped kick off Rehoboth's 375 Anniversary at a costume ball dinner dance held at Hillside Country Club in Rehoboth on Saturday, January 27. As a special surprise, an impressive fireworks display was donated by Hillside Country Club before the delicious plated
dinner was served. Fire protection for the fireworks display was provided by volunteer firefighters from the Rehoboth Fire Department. Members of the Rehoboth Minutemen and color guard took part in the welcome ceremony. Live music for the event was provided by Rehoboth-based band Rhythm 44, event photographer was Bill Parmentier of Rehoboth, and videography was provided by Daylight Weddings. Dozens of unique floral centerpieces were created by Sheila Bouchard of Rehoboth's Designs by Sheila, each an original creation reflecting a different time period along with a framed description of that era in Rehoboth history. VIEW OFFICIAL PHOTO ALBUM
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
An All-You-Can-Eat Mexican Dinner fundraiser for the 375 Parade was held at American Legion Post 302 with 113 happy diners. The delicious array of Mexican cuisine was organized by 375 Committee member Kim Fagundes who did all the cooking with a little help with food prep from other 375 committee members. Thanks to Homestead Farms for their generous donations, and to Gerry and Laura Schwall for serving dinner. Also to Jake Kramer who sold 375 shirts and Sandra Phillips for selling raffle tickets. A huge thank you to all local businesses and individuals who donated raffle items, and of course to all to supported the 375 Parade by attending.