The Friends of Hemlock Gorge

Annual Letter to Members, 2014

December 3, 2013

Dear Friends of Hemlock Gorge:

2013 has been a year of excellent progress for the Friends, and with your help, 2014 will be even better.

In 2014, we can build on this record.

         We hope to continue our efforts to turn the grounds of the Stone Building into a gateway to the reservation with elegant new fencing and additional landscaping.

         We also plant to place seedlings in the spring to mask the Needham side, screening the edges of the park so you see trees and not houses when you look across the Gorge.

         We will continue our spring and fall cleanups and summer concert. Visit

         We'll participate in making Seana Gaherinís second Tuscan Feast in Hemlock Gorge as successful as was the first one last June.

To accomplish this and more, we need your continued help in three ways:

  1. Renew your membership by filling in the accompanying form and support us with your dues.
  2. Indicate which projects on the accompanying page that you believe deserve priority for allocating the Friendsí advocacy efforts and your dues. Our former chief administrator Bonnie Pearson has moved away, and we desperately need someone to help with the running of the Friends.
  3. Attend one of our monthly meetings in the Emerson Community Center on Pettee Street, Newton Upper Falls at 7:30 p.m., usually on the first Tuesday of the month. Please be part of our work.

With best wishes,                                                         

Brian Yates                                           John P. Mordes, M.D.

President                                              Membership Coordinator and Webmaster\

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