Yankee Magazine, November/December 2008 Issue
DUBLIN, New Hampshire (Oct 30, 2008)–Yankee Magazine’s November/December issue celebrates the season with both new and old traditions. From an improved version of the classic fruitcake to updated takes on a turkey dinner, plus ways to start new holiday family rituals like an annual hunt for the perfect tree, Yankee, published since 1935, knows a thing or two about adding new twists to time honored practices.
Inside the Issue
“Angels Among Us” — by Carol Cambo, photographed by Matt Kalinowski (page 102): This story features four New Englanders who have made a significant difference in the lives of others. The people profiled in “Angels Among Us” are Pauline Alighieri who founded Friends of Mel, which has raised more than $4 million to date to fund cancer research, as well as education and support for cancer patients and their caregivers; Eighteen year-old Brendan Gobell, who has volunteered at a homeless shelter where he, along with his mother and his sister, has made dinner for 120 people every other month for the past six years and raised $1,120 for the shelter from a miniature golf tournament he organized for his senior year project; Deborah Descenza who founded the non-profit Farmsteads of New England, which provides residential, vocational and recreational needs for people who have autism and other developmental disabilities; and Linda Gilbert & Friends who founded the Hands to Honduras program which provides educational, technical, cultural, and humanitarian assistance to the Atl