b'SPECIAL EDITION 202013Johnny Prescott & Son Oil Co.Family Owned and Operated Since 1940John Cimikoski and FriendsAnswering the Call for HelpWhen Concord Hospital put out a call for faceThe friend, Barbara Berwick, who once livedCimikoski said there was no hesitation to help masks, John Cimo Cimikoski, who ownedin Concord, needed $3,000 to buy 10,000the Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cimos South End Deli, put out a call to helpmasks. Within two days, Cimikoski and friendsjust as he and others have helped community get a shipment from China. raised $1,500. Berwick added the rest and theorganizations through the years. Despite Through a friend who does business withmasks eventually arrived at Cimikoskis door. the extra effort, while also running his own firms in China, Cimikoski, purchased 10,000Then, employee Diana Rojek began makingbusinesses, he said the credit should go to his masks, which went to the Hospital andcloth masks with her mother, Dorinda Louise.employees, volunteers and countless others in other organizations such as police and fireThey made more than 1,200 masks, givingthe community.departments, Concord Regional Visitingthem away to anyone who needed them.Theres probably a hundred stories you could Nurses Association and restaurants that wereCimikoski also teamed up with Mr. Rooterwrite like this, he said. The community had open for takeout business. Plumbing to donate box lunches to staff atto come together. I think thats the neat thing the Hospitals Day Surgery Center. about Concordwe are a city, the capital of New Hampshire, but we are a village, you know?'