The fundraiser went well today. The bookstore raised almost $350 for Holly. Her husband, author Rick Hautala passed away unexpectedly on March 21, 2013. Unfortunately, before he died, his life insurance policy lapsed. His widow and family are struggling to pay expenses related to his death. Anyone who has met Rick knows what a genuinely kind and decent man he was.

Not every item in the silent auction was bid on so we will be putting those items up on ebay and/or our Amazon page. We will let you know when they are listed.

We want to thank Bill and Marge Rockwell,
Scott M. Goriscak, David Price, T.T. Zuma, Trisha Wooldridge, Vincent H. O'Neil, Ronald Winter, Dan Foley, G. Elmer Munson, Jennifer Allis Provost, Dale T. Phillips, Vlad Vaslyn, Lauren Middleton, Tim J. Finn, Brian and Loretta White, Richard Tomas, Sandy Deluca, Leslie O'Grady, Linda Orlomoski, Kristi Petersen Schoonover, Daniel Keohane, Tracy L. Carbone, Stephen D. Rogers, Alex Scully, T.G. Arsenault, Carson Buckingham, Hal Kinney and Robert Heske.

The above list of people participated by appearing at the fundraiser, donating to it, or just helping by setting up and making food for the event. It was greatly appreciated.

We also would like to thank Rob Watts, Erin Thorne, Philip Perron, Gardner Goldsmith, Bracken MacLeod, Stephanie Johnson, Kate Laity, Amy Grech, and Catherine Grant for either sharing on Facebook, tweeting/retweeting on Twitter and/or writing blog entries about this fundraiser. Thanking you for taking the time to promote this event.

We would also like to thank John Valeri of the Hartford Examiner and Ryan Blessing of the Norwich Bulletin for writing articles about this fundraiser.

We want to thank Pastor Kevin Zufall (Church of Hope) for lending us chairs for the event.
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Stacey Harris preparing vehicles to promote the fundraiser.
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A group happy to help out Holly Newstein Hautata.
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Author Scott M. Goriscak setting up a table.
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Author David Price.
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Authors Vincent H. O'Neil and Stacey (Longo) Harris.
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From left to right: authors Vincent H.O'Neil, G. Elmer Munson, Stacey (Longo) Harris and Dale T. Phillips on the Favorite Books of All Time panel.
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From left to right: authors T.T. Zuma and Scott M. Goriscak talking at the fundraiser.
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From left to right: writers Lauren Middleton, Trisha Wooldridge, and Jennifer Allis Provost on the Ghosts in the Attic: My Personal Paranormal Experience panel.
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From left to right: authors Jennifer Allis Provost, Dale T. Phillips, and Bill Rockwell.
 


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Holly Newstein
06/23/2013 8:14pm

THANK YOU all so much. Your care and kindness means so much to me and the kids. There are no words to describe my appreciation for the efforts.

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06/23/2013 8:30pm

It was my pleasure to help!

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06/24/2013 12:14pm

Glad to!

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