LACONIA — Fusion is holding its second annual 'Fusion Networking' event at Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 6. There will be delicious food from Patrick's and a beer and wine tasting thanks to Woodstock Inn Brewery and Hermit Woods Winery.
Fusion collaborates with the Belknap EDC, the event's presenting sponsor, by offering support to one of the organization's key strategic initiatives – attracting and retaining young talent to the Lakes Region area. Fusion President, Jaimie Sousa said, "I am so thrilled with the relationship we have developed with the Belknap EDC to enhance local efforts promoting the Lakes Region as a fantastic place to live and work. They will also play a role in the big announcement of the evening, but you'll have to be there to hear more about it. So, I urge you to come out and immerse yourself in 'Fusion Networking' - the fun, interactive way we build personal, meaningful business and social connections."
Be among the first to hear an exciting announcement about Fusion programming for 2015 and interact with people who share your desire to develop personally and professionally. The event is a great way to form new relationships and strengthen existing ones in a fun environment with a dynamic group of individuals that are making a difference in the communities they serve.
The cost is $10 per person in advance or $15 at the door. The evening will include passed & buffet style hors d'oeuvres, beer & wine samples and the incredible opportunity to expand your social and business circles. Reservations are requested in advance as space is limited. Visit Facebook.com/NHFusion for more details and the link to reserve your spot.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:48
GILFORD – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is once again sponsoring a six-week learn to ski/snowboard program to be held at Gunstock Ski Area for Gilford children in grades K-6. This program will be running from 4:30 – 8:15 p.m. every Tuesday from January 6 through February 10.
There is also rental equipment available to those who need it. Registration deadline is Saturday, November 15. No registrations will be accepted after this date. For more information contact Parks and Recreation Director, Herb Greene at 527-4722.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 01:18
GILFORD — Gilford Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the GHS Interact Club and GHS Performing Arts, is sponsoring a Dinner and Theatre evening for participants of the Senior Moment-um Program on Thursday, November 13.
Participants will meet in the Gilford High School Lobby at 5 p.m. to enjoy a nice dinner put on courtesy of the High School Interact Club. Following dinner we will head into the Auditorium to watch the High School's performance of "West Side Story". There is no fee for this program, but space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first come basis. RSVP no later than noon on Friday, November 7.
For more information or to RSVP please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 01:10
RUMNEY — The Lift Committee for the Rumney library's handicapped access project has so far raised nearly half of the $356,500 needed to make the library fully accessible for people with limited mobility.
The committee is now issuing a special appeal to the public in hopes of getting as close to the fundraising goal as possible total before requesting the balance next March's Town Meeting.
The project entails construction of a new entrance with lift, and a new restroom and stairway which meet accessibility and fire codes.
Those unable to use the stairs will be able to visit this historical architectural gem, take advantage of all the library resources and participate in popular activities, committee members note. In addition, the lower level will have a second fire exit, opening the way to re-establishing the use of this wonderful space, including the original stage. Once completed the space can be used to host book discussions, speakers, children's programs and musical events.
An additional space in the lower level will be used as the Rumney/New Hampshire/Genealogy room and will contain historical records .Many New Hampshire towns have had to build large additions to meet their growing needs. Rumney has the good fortune of only requiring a new entrance.
Librarian, Susan Turbyne reports record numbers of patrons, visitors and programs. The collection is continuously updated. WiFi and computers are in constant use. The library is a dynamic hub of culture, education and comradery. Please visit Susan's blog at www.rumneylibrary.blogspot.com to see for yourself.
Grants, donations as well as orders for engraved bricks are arriving. Bricks can be ordered in various sizes ranging in cost from $50 to $1,000 which can be engraved with names, artwork and/or quotations. The bricks will become part of the new entrance walkway.
The Lift Committee is encouraging members of the public to mail or drop off their order or donations as you visit the library. Checks should be made out to the Byron G. Merrill Library, 10 Buffalo Road, Rumney, NH 03266. Order forms for bricks are available at the library, on posters at Rumney's Post Office and Town Office and online at www.rumneylibrary.blogspot.com.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 01:08
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