Southboro Open Land Foundation

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Carol Gay Leaves Board After 25 Years of Service

Published on June 3, 2015 by Hal

At its 2014 on May 27th annual meeting, SOLF thanked Carol Gay as she stepped down as a trustee of the Southborough Open Land Foundation after serving on the Board of Trustees for 25 years.  During that time she served as the vice-president and the treasurer of SOLF.  She also helped with the fundraising in 2005 to help pay for the conservation restriction that the town purchased on Chestnut Hill Farm in 2006.  Carol helped organize the dedication celebration of Beals Preserve in 2008 and SOLF’s 25th Anniversary celebration in 2013.  She coordinated the Club Day events with Eastern Mountain Sports. She kept many records concerning SOLF and has always been ready to help the organization whether at SOLF’s Heritage Day booth, at Riverfest, or other events.  Carol and her husband George demonstrated their dedication to the preservation of open space by placing a conservation restriction on 61 acres of their own property in 1991.  SOLF recognized Carol’s dedication to conservation and open space by presenting her with the Elaine Beals Award in 2009.  The Board of Trustees will miss Carol’s talents and hard work.

SOLF board member Deborah Costine presenting a basket of flowers to retiring board member Carol Gay for 25 years of service to SOLF.

SOLF board member Deborah Costine presenting a basket of flowers to retiring board member Carol Gay for 25 years of service to SOLF.