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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 06-06-2019

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CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | JUNE 6-12, 2019 CUMBERLAND 15 CUMBERLAND – Blackstone Valley Prep High School has announced Bella Magee of Cumberland as valedictorian, and Mariela Cadena Hernandez of Central Falls and Sam Millette of Cumberland as co-salutatorians. All three students started at BVP in 2010 as 5th-graders, states a release. Magee is an active member of the BVPHS community, having served as a Scholar Ambassador all four years of her high school tenure. She is a mem- ber of BVP's first chorus, the yearbook committee, the senior committee, and the PRIDE Coalition, BVP's version of a gay-straight alliance. Outside of school, she is a competitive dancer. Magee will attend Brown University this fall for public health/pre-med. She hopes to attend medical school and become a doctor. "I am so excited and incredibly hon- ored to be named Blackstone Valley Prep's valedictorian of the College Class of 2023," said Magee. "I am looking forward to my next four years at Brown University, and I know BVP's commitment to college readi- ness has prepared me to be successful in the future." Hernandez is a first-generation col- lege student and a QuestBridge schol- ar. During her BVPHS tenure, she par- ticipated in volleyball, track, the year- book committee, the senior committee, and the PRIDE Coalition. In her spare time, she volunteers at Miriam Hospital and the Brown University Research Lab. She will attend Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., this fall on a pre-med track with a major in biology. She aspires to become a pediatrician helping underserved com- munities. "BVP has prepared me for my future and, without BVP, I would not have been able to find mentors or have access to a college and career team that actually cared for me and challenged me throughout the years," she said. Millette, an Eagle Scout, will attend Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., on a full-tuition, three-year national Army ROTC scholarship where he will major in computer science. At BVP, he was the captain and founder of the Rugby 7's team and the varsity volleyball team. "BVP has given me the gift of an unparalleled education that has surely prepared me for my time at Pomona. Not just from books and lectures, BVP has given me an education on the diversity in our nation, and the reality that comes along with it. I'm certainly more in touch with the reality of many of my peers, and I know that in the Army, and at Pomona, I will be a bet- ter leader for this understanding," said Millette. Graduation will take place on Saturday, June 15, at noon at BVPHS. Blackstone Valley Prep names Magee, Hernandez and Millette as top students Blackstone Valley Prep's top students are, from left, BELLA MAGEE of Cumberland as valedictorian, SAM MILLETTE of Cumberland as co-salutatorian, and MARIELA CADENA HERNANDEZ of Central Falls as co-salutatorian. Cumberland's Fourth of July celebration set for July 3 CUMBERLAND – The town of Cumberland presents its annual Fourth of July Fireworks and Food Truck Rally on Wednesday, July 3. The rain date for the event, to be held at the Tucker Field Athletic Complex, 2600 Mendon Road, is July 5. The food truck portion of the event will run from 5 to 9 p.m., with music by Kelley Lennon from 6 to 9 p.m. Miles for Meals 5K Sunday supports Northern R.I. Food Pantry CUMBERLAND – The Northern R.I. Food Pantry will host a Miles for Meals 5K Walk to benefit the food pantry this Sunday, June 9, at the Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., and the walk will start at 10. The cost to walk is $35 for indi- viduals and $50 for families. Teams can participate for $25 per mem- ber, with a minimum of six walkers. Walkers who bring five pounds of food or more will receive a free Miles for Meals T-shirt. All dona- tions are tax deductible. Register online at www.nrifood- pantry.org/fundraising, or call 401- 741-1890. REALTOR ® Licensed in RI & MA Eric Brouillard PROPERTIES 261 Main St., Suite 201 North Smithfield Rhode Island 02896 ericbrouillard@remax.net www.McGeeSoldMyHouse.com Cell: 401-569-2725 Office: 401-356-1519 Stearns/McGee Team Rotary Club of Cumberland-Lincoln e Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary Club anks Pet Walk Participants e Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary Club would like to thank all our sponsors, vendors and participants who contributed to our Pet Walk on June 1, 2019. We would like to thank our lead sponsors, Amica Insurance, Navigant Credit Union and Dean Warehouse; our half-mile sponsors, Joseph Calabro CPA, Rumford Pet Center and e Henry Gonsalves Company; our quarter mile sponsors, Craters & Freighters, Cruz Construction, Daniele Inc., Emery Smith Fisheries, Harbor One, Joanne and Bill McManus, Reddy Raw Foods, Ted and Suzanne Murphy, e Valley Breeze, Transformation Seafood and Valley Place Office Park. And lastly, our Friends of Rotary sponsors, Boys and Girls Club, MacColl YMCA, Andrews Insurance, Hearthside, Polean Foods, Ann Brown, Scott Mill- er, Seven Point Financial, Smart Staffing and e Draper Family. e Pet Walk had a vast array of raffles prizes. ere were in kind donations from Brian Rusin, Charleen Primo, Earth Rated, Pet Valu, Petworks, Shameem Awan, Ted and Suzanne Murphy, e Cheeky Hound, the Town of Cumberland and Vintage Pet Rescue. e event would not have been successful without the participation of our vendors: Pet Valu, Hope Rope Co. and Sharleen Pacheco - Paparazzi Accessories. A big shout out to all sponsors and vendors who made the Pet Walk exciting and positive. And a huge thank you to the 60 plus registrants and dogs that participated in the mile long walk. We look forward to seeing you for our 17th Annual Cumber- land-Lincoln Rotary Pet Walk. Please have a safe summer! Joanne McManus, President, Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary Club FRESH SEAFOOD SPECIALS FROM THE MEAT DEPARTMENT Marinated Shrimp Skewers ......................$2.99 ea. Fresh Swordfish Steaks ..............................$9.99 lb. Fresh Canadian Salmon Fillets ..................$8.99 lb. Fresh Maine Steamers ...............................$2.99 lb. Live Lobsters 1 -1.25 lbs .............................$7.99 lb. Center Cut Boneless Pork Chops ..................$2.99 lb. Marinated Chicken Breasts..........................$3.99 lb. All Types of Sausage ...................................$4.99 lb. USdA Choice Boneless Strip Steaks .......$13.99 lb. 463 East Washington St., North Attleboro, MA 508-695-7087 • www.FreshCatchNorth.com Sale ends 6/9/2019 FROM THE CAFE – Dine-in SPECIALS Fried Whole Belly Clam Plate $15.99 Jumbo Lobster Roll $14.99 with Fries Jumbo Bowl of Steamers with Corn $14.99 Twin Lobster with Corn & drawn butter. $19.99 Café Hours: Tuesday 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday & Saturday 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Closed Sunday & Monday Beer & Wine Served Congratulations Class of 2019! It's Grilling Season

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