15th Annual 'Ice-Out' Contest benefits Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice

LACONIA — The annual ice-out on Lake Winnipesaukee has already come and gone this year.

However, there’s another ice-out watch and it's at  Patrick’s Pub & Eatery.

On the afternoon of April 11, Laconia Ice delivers 1200 lbs of ice to Patrick’s front sidewalk, and Patrick’s customers are then invited to guess the day, hour, and minute of when the ice will melt (when the last sliver of ice turns to water).

It’s all for the benefit of Central New Hampshire VNA & ...

LACONIA — The annual ice-out on Lake Winnipesaukee has already come and gone this year.

However, there’s another ice-out watch and it's at  Patrick’s Pub & Eatery.

On the afternoon of April 11, Laconia Ice delivers 1200 lbs of ice to Patrick’s front sidewalk, and Patrick’s customers are then invited to guess the day, hour, and minute of when the ice will melt (when the last sliver of ice turns to water).

It’s all for the benefit of Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice—the Lakes Region’s home health care agency that provides Home Care (nursing and rehabilitation services in the home), the Pediatric Program (direct health care, education and support services for children and families), Hospice (a comprehensive, team-based approach to end of life care), and Support Services for the elderly & disabled.

The 15th Annual Ice-Out Contest begins on Wednesday, April 11 and the guessing concludes on  Saturday, April 14 at midnight at the conclusion of Patrick’s Ice-Out Party which is held that evening. Enjoy a special performance by The Sundogs, win some special door prizes, and get your last entries  in to win.

Prizes for the contest are: Grand Prize: A Night at the Fireside Inn with $100 Gift Card to  Meadowbrook and $50 Gift Card to Patrick’s ; 2nd & 3rd Place: $50 Patrick’s Gift Card.

Chances for the  Ice-Out contest are $2 each or three for $5. All money collected will go directly to Community Health & Hospice. Tickets for the contest may be purchased at Patrick’s anytime before midnight Saturday, April 14.

For more information, contact General Manager Megan Page at Patrick’s Pub and Eatery in Gilford at 293-0841 or visit www.patrickspub.com or Facebook/PatricksPubNH.