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It's Friday and I have a question...

Linda Davis is a member of the Ledyard Town Council and has lived in Ledyard for almost 40 years. She has lots of questions and welcomes participation with the goal of making Ledyard even better!

Yesterday on my Ledyard Facebook Page, I posted an announcement about the Paws and Claus event being held at Ledyard High School on December 3rd to raise donations for needy animals in the Ledyard area. Someone commented that “Unfortunately it's the same time as the LCS Holiday Night.”.

Ledyard is a very generous town. Besides holiday events to raise money, there are numerous food and toy drives held throughout November and December. Which leads to my question. Ok, so I have 3 questions.

Shouldn’t we have some coordinated calendar and registry of events so that all of us with good intentions can plan our participation? Could we serve those in need better if we weren't duplicating efforts? With a community calendar, do you think we could spread our good deeds throughout the year instead of just during the holidays?


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Joyce Rodolico December 09, 2011 at 09:41 PM
I like the idea, think it makes sense. Communication and coordination = sucess.
Stephanie Calhoun December 09, 2011 at 11:45 PM
A community calendar would be great. Facebook has helped IF people set up their events so people can RSVP. I think it would be a nice thing to hold some of the food drives at other times of the year.
Michelle Lake December 10, 2011 at 12:37 AM
A community calendar would be great. It was so nice during the summer to have the calendar of events mapped out for the town birthday celebrations. Made it very easy to plan ahead. Thanks to all who came out for Paws and Claus tonight. There was a good crowd there - great to see the new mayor coming out and supporting events too.
Elissa Bass December 10, 2011 at 12:30 PM
Posted on Ledyard, CT Facebook by Laurie: I would love to know what's going on, plus I love the idea of food drives running other times of the year.... The food bank always needs help..
Denise December 10, 2011 at 03:20 PM
A community calendar would be awesome!

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