MEXICO — Linda French and Martha Kelly, from the Rumford Public Library Book Club, presented a check for $330 to the Hope Association in support of the new Briar Patch Greenhouse Project.

French and Kelly expressed their excitement for the new Briar Patch Greenhouse, being built across the street from the Mountain Valley Middle School on Highland Terrace.

The Hope Association’s program participants have been planting seedlings in the old greenhouse in preparation for the New Briar Patch’s grand opening slated for mid-May.

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Touring the Briar Patch Greenhouse are, from left, Catherine Johnson, executive director of the Hope Association; Terri Irish, Hope Association; Linda French and Martha Kelly, Rumford Public Library Book Club; and Chris G. and Brian F., clients of the Hope Association. 

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