GROTON — Groton Historical Society presents 'Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in NH" on Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m. at Groton Town House located at 754 North Groton Road.
Drawing on research from her book, "Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in NH, the Present, the Past and the Future", Rebecca Rule regales audiences with stories of the rituals, traditions and history of town meeting, including the perennial characters, the literature, the humor and the wisdom of this uniquely New England institution.
Refreshments will be served. There is no charge for the program - paid for by the NH Humanities Council.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 07:29
GILFORD — The Belknap Area Committee on Aging will host a program designed to help people to become more proactive in their health care on Friday, April 10, at 10 a.m. at the Wesley Woods Community Center.
Jessalynn Lakowicz from HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital will discuss the importance of a program called Speaking Up which aims to help people become a part of their own medical team.
Empowering individuals to take a role in preventing health care errors by becoming active, involved and informed participants of their health care team. A discussion that includes the following topics: Knowing your rights, identifying your follow-up care needs, educating yourself on your diagnosis and treatments, and Speaking Up when you have questions or concerns. Lakowicz has more than 15 years experience working in healthcare in a variety of settings including home care, skilled nursing, and acute rehabilitation levels of care. Additionally, she facilitates several support groups for individuals who are living within the community with progressive illnesses and post-acute diagnoses, focused on providing resources, education and encouraging advocacy.
The Speak Up Program utilizes the resources available from The Joint Commission. The commission's mission is to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.
The Mission of the Belknap County Area Committee on Aging is to advocate and inform the public on matters relating to the development and implementation of local, state and federal programs / issues affecting well-being, independence and dignity in keeping with New Hampshire's goal to keep seniors healthy, helping us to realize full potential.
The Wesley Woods Community Room is located off Route 11A, behind the First United Methodist Church.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 10:36
ALTON — The Alton Rotary's 7th Annual Home, Garden and Food Show will be held at Prospect Mountain High School on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will feature exhibits by many local and regional businesses, including food, home building, gardening and civic non- profit organizations.
"We are well ahead of last year, at this time, for the number of businesses who have reserved booth space for this year's Home Show" reports Alton Centennial Rotary Club President David Bloser. "But we still have room for a few more."
There will be a number of Rotary raffles to win prizes such as a digital camera, Netbook computer, DVD player, 10.1 tablet, and a flat screen TV. All proceeds are donated by Rotary back into the community to charities and for special needs. Public admission is free and the Prospect Mountain School junior class will be selling lunches to help them raise money for their 2016 class trip. For information on exhibiting, see: www.AltonRotary.org. click on: Home Show info, or call 569-3745
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 10:31
GILFORD — On Monday, April 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Gilford Town Hall the public is invited to attend a meeting on setting priorities for stream improvement projects in, and adjacent to, Gunstock Brook.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 10:27
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