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The Hardwick Kiwanis Annual Spring Festival

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Lou Furry, past commander of the Hardwick American Legion Post No. 7, was a grand marshall in the Kiwanis parade.
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The Hardwick American Legion Post No. 7 Commander Wilfred McAllister was a grand marshall in the parade.
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Marching in the Hardwick American Legion Post No. 7 Color Guard in this year’s Hardwick Kiwanis Spring Festival Parade are (from left) Steve Fortmann, Mark Cloutier, Todd Manchester, Matthew Greaves, Brad Slayton and Sgt. at Arms Barry Cadorette.
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Hazen Union Band Director Leah Gagnon (front, left) leads her students through the parade route from the school to Atkins Field Saturday.
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Hardwick Fire Department 2nd Assistant Chief Rick Sullivan (left) rings the fire bell and Charlie Bartlett (right) 3rd Lt. drives the newly restored 1927 Concord Fire Truck in Saturday’s annual Kiwanis parade. Riding in the back is Christopher Bartlett.
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Buffalo Mountain Market won first-place in the float division of the parade. Vietnam Veteran Chip Troiano (left), his wife Regina Troiano (center) and Mary Piper (right) who both work at the co-op, joined him.
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Fournier Vietnam Veteran Dave Colburn (right) rides on the Kiwanis float joined by Kiwanian Kathy Fenoff (left) and volunteer Mary Benway (right).
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As part of the Hardwick American Legion Post No. 7 Color Guard, Rusty Morrison (left) carries the American Legion flag. Shannara Smith (center) carries the American Legion Auxiliary flag and Gary Brown (right) carries the American Legion Riders flag.
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The Vikings won first-place in the truck pulling contest held on Granite Street after the parade. The winners (from front to back) were Ronan Hill, Lee Johnson, Dakota Ward, Ezra Gorelick and Karl Scott. Six teams participated in the pulling of the Freightliner truck owned by Gary and JoAnn Dimick.
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Colin Gray (left) and Cassius Marshall (right) both of Hardwick, show their 1916 and 1915 Hardwick Gazettes they just got from the Hardwick Historical Society booth set up at Atkins Field after the parade.
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Madeline Crank (right), 12, of Hardwick, won the whipped cream pie eating contest held Saturday as part of Spring Festival activities. At left is her sister Amelia Crank, 10. Ten participated in the event.
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Wild Leek River Band members, (from left) Ben Rodgers, Ian Mack, Scott Maynard, Ian Burton and Andrew Stearns, warm up before entertaining a very large crowd under the pavilion on Atkins Field Saturday night. The band and Caja Madeira was hosted by The Civic Standard.
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Making the final preparations for the Hardwick Academy/Hazen Union Alumni Association chicken barbecue are (from left) cooks Scott Brown and Ryan Brown and alumni association members Dave Burnham and Pat Hussey.

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