The Handbook of Chelmsford Organizations

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last updated: August 17, 2000

  • Gentlemen Songsters Barbershop Chorus; Lowell Chapter of SPEBSQSA, Inc.*

    President: Michael Klein
    34 Hamilton Rd 103
    Arlington, MA 02474

    Public Relations: Rick Barry

    Month in which elections are held: November

    Founding date: 1985

    Approximate number of members: 30

    Purpose: to preserve and encourage the musical style of barbershop harmony

    Activities: Public performances year round, competition, and various socials

    Membership requirements: Ability to sing (reading music is not required). We offer free singing lessons.

    Fees and dues: $95/year, senior citizen and student discounts

    Frequency and location of meetings: Rehearsals every Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m., McAvinnue School, Mammoth Road, Lowell

  • *SPEBSQSA - Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Singing in America


  • The Golden Chain Garden Club

    President: Ingrid Barrett
    36 Galloway Road
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    (978) 256-9184

    Vice President: Shirley Mitchell
    43 Sherburne Ave. #20
    Tyngsboro, MA 01879
    (978) 647-3499

    Month in which elections are held: May

    Founding date: 1964

    Approximate number of members: 30

    Purpose: To serve our home and community by learning and sharing our knowledge and experience in various garden club projects

    Activities: Community Projects (the herb gardens at Garrison House, the gardens at Chelmsford Arms and MacKay Library), floral arrangements, landscaping, gardening (indoors and out), conversation, crafts

    Membership requirements: Interest and desire to be an active member in a garden club

    Fees and dues: $20/year

    Frequency and location of meetings: Nine per year, first Monday of the month