Join us for “Beverly’s New Year 2018”
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Sunday, December 31, 2017 event!
On December 30, 2016, we celebrated the 23rd year of Beverly’s New Year. We featured music and magic, fire juggling, the Grand Procession with papier-mache costumes, clowns and Curious Creatures. The finale of the event was our Kids’ Countdown, when 1,000 beach balls and confetti were released. Thank you to our Grand Marshal, Phil Cormier, the Chief Executive Officer of Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a leader in the community and was our presenting sponsor. Beverly Hospital supports many programs in the community, including Beverly Main Streets and our Beverly’s New Year event.
We would like to thank the many volunteers who helped this year, starting with the committee. Ali Kearney, Bruce Doig, Gayla Bartlett, Joscelyn Ruelle-Kersker, Karen Clawson Cosmas, Kim Kochick, Larry Ralph, Meg Grant and Neville DePass planned the event and managed it from start to finish. Margo Jones organized her handmade costumes for the Grand Procession. In addition to the committee, volunteers on the day of the event included Alexis Colpoys, Amy O'Connell, Bob Monahan, Carole Keller, Chris Mansfield, Dalton Young, Denise Deschamps, Don MacQuarrie, Grace Bigus, Jan and Don Preston, Jerry Justice, Josie Marino, Julie Meagher and family, Kathi Syska, Kathy Doane, Kathy Milmore, Kim Codner, Kristin Guanci, Matt Ulrich, Michelle Kuppens, Mike Halle, Paulette Frazier, Steven Song, Susan and Andrew Whitelocks and family and friends of Meg Grant. We also had additional volunteers from the Beverly Recreation Department.
We are very appreciative of the many sponsors who made generous donations to the event. Our presenting sponsor was Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health. Joining us for the first time this year was Celebration sponsor Aubuchon Hardware. Our Merry Maker sponsor was North Beverly Plaza. Our Noisemaker sponsor was Landmark School. Reveler sponsors included Friends of the Beverly Public Library, Keller Williams Realty Beverly, North Shore Christian School and The Skating Club of Boston Skating Academy Beverly Campus. Friends of Beverly’s New Year sponsors were Attorney Sean Keough, Beverly Garden Suites, Essex Alarm & Security, Flour(ish) Bake Shoppe, Heads Up!, State Rep. Jerry Parisella, Sterling Insurance Agency, Stop and Shop and The Remodeling Co. Our media sponsor was The Salem News.
We also thank our in-kind sponsors Archer Insurance, Barber's Edge, Beverly Bank, Beverly High School Football Team, Book Shop of Beverly Farms, CCI Reprographics, Children's Piazza, Field House, First Baptist Church of Beverly, First Parish Unitarian Church, Gentle Giant Moving Company, Greater Beverly YMCA, Harry's Pizza, Henry’s Market, Maria’s Pizza, Montserrat College of Art, Museum of Science - Boston, Plum Consignment, Roost & Company, Super Sub/Casual Catering, The Castle: A Board Game Cafe, Todd’s Sporting Goods and Winfrey's Fudge and Chocolates.
Finally, thank you to Mayor Michael P. Cahill and the City of Beverly, including the Beverly Recreation Department, Beverly Police Department, the Beverly Public Services Department, Beverly Public Library and the Beverly Emergency Management Agency.
We wish you a happy and healthy 2017 and we look forward to seeing you downtown!
Please email Heather for more information about the event.
Friends of the Beverly Public Library
Keller Williams Realty Beverly
North Shore Christian School
The Skating Club of Boston Skating Academy Beverly Campus
Friends of Beverly’s New Year Sponsors
Attorney Sean Keough
Beverly Garden Suites
Essex Alarm & Security
Flour(ish) Bake Shoppe
State Rep. Jerry Parisella
Sterling Insurance Agency
Stop and Shop
The Remodeling Co.
The Salem News
Beverly Emergency Management Agency (BEMA)
Beverly High School Football Team
Beverly Public Library
Beverly Recreation Department
Book Shop of Beverly Farms
Cabot Street YMCA
First Baptist Church of Beverly
First Parish Unitarian Church
Gentle Giant Moving Company
Montserrat College of Art
Museum of Science, Boston
Roost & Company
Sterling Center YMCA
Super Sub/Casual Catering
The Castle: A Board Game Cafe
Todd’s Sporting Goods
Winfrey's Fudge and Chocolates
Please note - No outside solicitation of any kind is allowed at Beverly's New Year. Only vendors who are approved by the Beverly's New Year committee are allowed to sell or give away merchandise at Beverly's New Year. Events and vendors are subject to change.
By attending Beverly's New Year, you are authorizing Beverly Main Streets and our partners to potentially include you in photos/video. All photos/video are property of Beverly Main Streets and may be used to promote this & other events in the future.
Cabot Street will be closed to cars from Pond St to Federal St from 3:30-7:30pm. Some businesses may remain open. Off-street parking is available. Buttons do not guarantee admission to a specific event. Seating is first-come, first-served. No refunds. Artists, sites and schedules subject to change.