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Photo Gallery: Third Annual Celebrate Tolland

Check out all of the fun from the third annual Celebrate Tolland!

It was an exciting day at Tolland High School on Saturday as residents turned out to celebrate life in Tolland!

Check out the photos above of the art exhibit, booths, desserts and the Color Me Art fun run to benefit Adam's Adventure.

Annd here are the winners from the celebration's various contests:

Apple Pie Contest: 

First Place: Marci James

Second Place: Pat Poirier

Third Place: Alyson Gaylord

Apple Dessert Contest:

First Place: apple pie cupcakes, Susan and Annalee Hughes

Second Place: apple cake, Susan and Annalee Hughes

Third Place: apple nut brownies, Frank Kames

Art Exhibit:


First place oil or acrylic: "Trumpet Tlowers" by Heidi Ludwig

First place water media , drawing, pastel, and other media: "Grand Turk Lighthouse" by Kathy Worchester

First place 3-dimensional sculpture: "Canyon River" by Maureen Brady

First place photography: "Navajo Ponies" by Joel Davidson

The Tolland Historical Society and 300th Anniversary Committee also announced the author of the winning slogan of the 2015 anniversary celebrations, THS graduate Carolyn Sireci.

Sireci's slogan, "The Settlers Still Rock," refers to Settlers Rock on Gehring Road, where Tolland's first residents are believed to have congregated.

Sireci graduated from the high school in 2012 and is now attending Boston University.

Her slogan was selected from more than 60 entries submitted by Tolland students from third to twelfth grade.

Jim G. September 16, 2012 at 03:30 PM
Kudos to all the groups, businesses and individuals who make this event come together. It should be a "must" for Tolland residents, just to see the number of groups and efforts dedicated to enhancing family and community life here. If you didn't make it this year, mark your calendar for next year... even a half hour will be well worth your time, and helps let these community groups know they're appreciated.
Michele Auclair for Tolland Youth Garden February 26, 2013 at 07:09 PM
Well said, Jim G. :)

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