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Lucille Keegan Receives Bristol Community Spirit Award By Donna RhoDes
Postal Customer OCTOBER 2023 VOL. 3. NO. 10
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Concord, NH
    BRISTOL – August 26,
2023, was the day people gath-
ered at Kelley Park in Bristol for
Old Home Day, and leading off
the celebration was the presen-
tation of the annual Commu-
nity Spirit Award. This year’s
recipient was Lucille Keegan, a
lifelong resident of Bristol who
has gone above and beyond to
support and improve her com-
munity in numerous ways.
Keegan taught generations
of children in the local schools,
where she became known to
PHOTO BY many. While outside her career
DONNA RHODES as a teacher, she has dedicated
herself to serving the commu-
Lucille Keegan (center) was this year’s recipient of the Community Spirit Award, which is presented
nity as a whole.
each year by the Bristol Community Events Committee. Joining her at the surprise presentation were (left to right) granddaughter Julia Long, her husband Tom, granddaughter Emma Caldwell, son-in-law Keegan is active in the Bris-
Joel Long and daughter Gretchen Long.
tol Historical Society, collecting
information on the town’s past
as the Historic Town Hall,
nial Committee, is a Trustee
that beautify Central Square and helping her fellow mem-
throughout the year.
bers preserve and share its rich
the Bristol Historical Society
of the Minot-Sleeper Library,
and is involved with the Down-
history. She is also credited
building (formerly the town’s
As an active member of town Decorating Committee,
fire department), and the Mi-
for being instrumental in the
not-Sleeper Library. She was
preservation of buildings such
planting and caring for the
AWARD continued on page 2 flowers and other decorations
part of the Bristol Bicenten-
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