MPF President David Schmidt signs final documents preserving 100 acres for Manchaug Pond.
Treasurer Andrew Mosher at left and attorney James Vevone look on.
- to the MPF Board of Directors – 20 individuals whose vision, leadership and hard work make Manchaug Pond a better place.
- to the Sutton Town Administrator and Board of Selectman for giving us their right of first refusal and the chance to try our hand at the conservation of this significant parcel.
- to the seller for accepting our purchase and sales agreement on not just the 73 acres of Chapter 61A land but the entire 100 acres.
- to our legal team at Seder & Chandler who kept up and helped us pulled off “the improbable, if not impossible,” all within deadline: Attorneys Todd Rodman, James Vevone and Judge Mel Greenberg.
- to Telegram reporter Mark Blazis and Susan Spencer for getting the word out early stressing the importance and urgency of our effort to the wider community.
- to the many who called bringing words of encouragement, options, and finally the funds needed for success.
- to our gracious and most generous donors: our “white knights” whose selfless acts of great generosity enrich our community and made this preservation possible.
- to our MPF Board of Directors and members, old and new, who make our organization a true and formidable advocate and steward of Manchaug Pond.
- to future donors who will help us with the necessary funds of closing costs, etc and the tools to be good stewards of this property.