The Hull No Place For Hate Committee has been working around the clock to get the word out – on Sunday, Oct. 16, between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Mary Jeannette Murray Bathhouse, our committee will host its third Take a Stand in the Sand, and we invite all of our neighbors and friends to join us!
As mentioned in the Sept. 8 issue of The Hull Times, the idea to “take a stand in the sand” came from founding Hull No Place For Hate member Sumner Goldberg when he recalled an experience when his military unit spelled out its unit number and took a photo from the guard tower. He shared this photo with the other committee members and a seed was planted. Hence, the Take a Stand in the Sand on Nantasket Beach was born.
We are excited that we have confirmation from several local businesses, including California Underground, Hull Lifesaving Museum, Hull Physical Therapy, L Street Pizza, Nantasket Eye Care, Nantasket Pharmacy, Safe Harbor Sunset Bay Marina, Shipwreck’d, South Shore Cycles, and others to be announced.
By the way, you don’t have to work for a local business to form a team. For example, “The C Street Gang,” a team of neighbors, will be there along with Hull-Nantasket Rotary Club and several family teams. Members of the select board will be in attendance and we are waiting to hear back from several others.
We want to thank Nantasket Eye Care Associates for its generous donation to this event. Shout-out to Baby Squid Ink, which is making “Take a Stand in the Sand” T-shirts so folks can find committee members in the crowd.
Hull No Place For Hate is super excited that Hull’s own SeaWitch and Obscure Notation will be performing. We’re also honored to have Sen. Patrick O’Connor and State Rep. Joan Meschino share some words with us.
We won’t go hungry, either! Paragon Boardwalk will be providing our event volunteers with pizza and beverages. During the event, the South Shore Taco Guy will be on site. We’re still looking for a vendor to sell/provide coffee, tea, and hot chocolate to keep us warm in case it’s chilly. If you know of anyone who would like to help us with this piece, please send them our way.
All of this excitement will be captured by Hull’s one and only Al Coombs. Won’t you join us?
We can’t say enough how much we’d love for all of our community members to join us in Taking a Stand in the Sand. Here is how you can sign up:
RSVP at https://bit.ly/hullforall (or use the QR code). Though not required, RSVP’ing will get you updates and helps us with planning.
Here’s how to take part:
Register as a team. Your organization, business, family, neighborhood, or group of friends can form a full or partial letter.
Register as an individual. No team? No problem. RSVP or just come on the day; there’s a spot for you. Please invite family, friends, and neighbors, too.
Be a runner. We need runners to help coordinate with event organizers to ensure the letters are lined up properly.
We also need other volunteers. Put in a comment in the RSVP form if you would like to volunteer.
In the meantime, on the day of the event, check in at the reception table to locate your position. We will continue to feature newly onboarded teams in our updates in The Hull Times and on our social media @hullnpfh on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
We can’t wait to see some familiar faces and make some new friends!
Submitted by the Hull No Place for Hate Committee