|Robin Moore of Essex, Vermont plays the word 'pod' in a game against her mother Joan Moore of Weathersfield at a Scrabble tournament at Martin Memorial Hall in Ascutney, Vermont on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Copyright 2015 Rob Strong|
Game Day Is Fundraiser for Expansion Plan
By Aimee Caruso
Valley News Staff Writer
Sunday, May 31, 2015
(Published in print: Sunday, May 31, 2015)
Weathersfield — Some serious competition was underway in the basement of Martin Memorial Hall, but standing outside the room, you wouldn’t know it. Except for a bit of lighthearted trash talk, the space was as hushed as, well, a 20th-century library.
About 10 people turned out for yesterday’s event, a Scrabble-centric fundraiser for Proctor Library that also featured lunch, snacks, coffee, tea and lemonade. Folding tables set up in the room boasted two game boards apiece, and an 885-page Scrabble dictionary was on hand for settling any challenges players might make.
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