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Sherburne Memorial Library announces Centennial Gala, Sept. 8

If you've been here in Killington long enough to remember the University of Killington Homecoming Cotillion and Debutant Balls of the '80's, I'd bet on the fact that you have some very special memories. If you've not ben here long enough to have experience the Cotillions then you've missed some of the high points of the social seasons. However, all is not lost!

This year the Sherburne Memorial Library turns 100 years old. Believe it? 100 years old!

As part of the Library's Centennial Celebration and in the spirt of the cotillions of yore, on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 7-11 p.m. the Friends of the Library will present the "Sherburne Memorial Library's Centennial Gala" at the Killington Events Hall on River Road. It is sure to be a night of music and dancing, food, drink and classic good times.

So ladies, reach way in the back of your closet and bring out that floor-length dress you've been dying to wear one more time. Gentlemen, dust off that black tie and tux or that three piece suit you haven't won since the last wedding, and don't be afraid to present you companion with a nosegay. ("Nosegay" is a small flower bouquet, typically given as a gift. They have existed in some form since the medieval times, when the term was used to mean an ornament that appeals to the nose.)

This is a great chance to dress to the nines and share a very special evening with your friends and neighbors. This is what memories are make of.

As part of the festivities, there will be a King and Queen, a Jitterbug contest, silent auction with fantastic items, music by Groovin' Dukes and the inimitable DJ Dave, food and drink catered by Phil Black and his talented Look Out crew, and much much more.

Don't miss this opportunity to come together as a community to celebrate the 100th birthday of a true and loyal friend: The Sherburne Memorial Library.

For more info on tickets, timing and tariff, call the Library at 422-9765 or email