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Laconia VFW Post hosting Meat Bingo on Friday

LACONIA — The VFW on Court Street will be hosting a meat bingo on Friday, March 6 at 6 p.m.

There will be plenty of prizes including 50/50's and a winner take all. Plenty of food will be provided and all proceeds will go to our Men's Auxiliary fund. This event is open to the public.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 08:39

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Zeke Martin and the Oracle performing at Pitman's on Friday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem St. in Laconia will host this Zeke Martin and the Oracle on Friday, March 6 at 8 p.m.

Admission is $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Born in Brussels in 1973, Zeke Martin entered the world with a pair of drumsticks in his hands. Zeke's unique and soulful style enabled him to secure endorsement deals with Creation Drums, Murat Diril Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, Mono Cases and Vic Firth Sticks. The Zeke Martin Project has performed in many locations throughout the northeast region, including the Berklee Performance Center, The House Of Blues in Boston, The Black Repertory Theater in RI, Minton's Playhouse and Sweet Rhythm, in NYC and tours Malaysia yearly. The Zeke Martin Project won New England Urban Music Award Best Jazz CD 2010 and currently resides in Boston, MA and continues to perform along the east coast and in Asia.

Members: Zeke Martin-Drums/Band Leader, Brian Eggleston - Keyboard, Pat Loomis - Sax, DanielMcDowell - Bass
Catered dinner buffet available before the show. Call 527-0043 for dinner reservations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 08:39

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Bank NH signs as official sponsor of Motorcycle Week

LACONIA — Bank of New Hampshire has signed on as the Official Bank of the 92nd Anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle Week, as the bank takes pride in all that the event brings to New Hampshire. As two of the oldest operating establishments of their kind, Bank of New Hampshire and Laconia Motorcycle Week have partnered to keep vendors and motorcyclists coming to New Hampshire.

"We understand the importance of Laconia Motorcycle Week, not only to those who participate but to the local economy and businesses that depend on it each year," stated Barry S. Leonard, Jr., SVP – Chief Commercial Banking Officer for Bank of New Hampshire. "As New Hampshire's Local Bank we welcome all who visit and want to accommodate their banking needs."

The World's Oldest Motorcycle Rally will be held from Saturday to Sunday, June 13-21, 2015. For the 92nd Anniversary, participants can expect the ultimate riding experience around the Lakes Region and all of New Hampshire. While a lot has changed over nine decades, Laconia Motorcycle Week still offers an unmatched riding and rally experience.

Bank of New Hampshire and the Laconia Motorcycle Week Association want both residents and visitors to use the week as an opportunity to explore the diverse state. Be prepared to enjoy New Hampshire as you depart from the shores of the state's largest lake, Lake Winnipesaukee, ride scenic roads through the majestic White Mountains, awe-inspiring Seacoast, or through the quaint and picturesque towns in the southern and western part of the state.

For more information on Laconia Motorcycle Week, visit www.LaconiaMCWeek.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 08:21

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Professor of sales to speak at March Plymouth Chamber of Commerce meeting

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce will host Professor Robert Nadeau of Plymouth State University, as he presents a Business Seminar on How to Increase Your Client Base on Wednesday, March 11 from noon to 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library, One Russell Street.

In this seminar Nadeau will show you ways to discover how to land more clients by: Taking a deeper look at techniques in the sales process, and share the latest data on lead conversions. There will be a segment on voice mail as since the majority of calls go into VM, what processes will yield the biggest lift, based on research of 600,000 voice mails. Additionally a template will be developed that is unique to each individual business. ion.

Nadeau will explain how leveraging an effective tool on LinkedIn, "saved searches" for your best buyer personas new to their roles, as they are much more likely to change vendors-vs-status the quo. According to Nadeau forty percent will make a purchase decision in the first 90 days.

As the Director of the Professional Sales Program, Nadeau teaches marketing, sales, and sales management for the College of Business Administration at Plymouth State University. Students learn the marketing framework and sales cycle, along with processes and leadership mechanisms to select, develop, and lead a sales organization. Nadeau is also a Business Consultant to organizations for new business development, and sales training.

For more information about the Brown Bag Seminars, or the Central NH Chamber of Commerce you may contact the Chamber office at 536-1001, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:59

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