This year 134 students from Pleasant Street School raised $5,187.13 for Jump Rope for Heart and the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association uses the money raised to help pay for new medicines for kids with special hearts and to help doctors discover new medicines and treatments. They also raised enough to earn $300 toward new Physical Education equipment for Pleasant Street School. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 10:34
After having served a week in Philadelphia helping to prepare meals at soup kitchens, pack surplus food for shipment at a warehouse and working to improve conditions at homeless shelters, these Plymouth area high schoolers returned late last week. Here they are at Boston's South Station having arrived home by Amtrak: Rose Shimberg and her mother Dawn, Audrey Hall, Shelby and Adam White, all of Campton, Shay Langley, Sabrina Tedeschi, Hailey Crowell of Plymouth, Kelsey Lewis of Rumney, Cailtun Mcgowan of Thornton and Brianna Luscher of Holderness. Plymouth Congregational Church coordinated the mission trip made possible by special contributions. Those who made the trip will now be reporting back on what they learned by working so closely with those in need. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 10:31
TILTON — The Hyssongs and Scott Brunt will be appearing at the Lochmere Baptist Church in a gospel music concert on May, 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Dell, Susan, and Richard Hyssong travel full-time as the award winning Hysssongs. The energetic family ministry combines family vocal harmony,humor, and brass instruments( trumpet and trombone) to delight audiences through the powerful medium of music.
The family has been singings together for 15 years. The Hyssongs have preform at more then 250 events each years thoughtout the United States and Canada, They have consistently placed songs on Southen Gospel Top 40 Charts.
It promises to be to an evening to remember, Pastor Dave Borchers invites the public to share in this special event. The Church is located at 17 Church Street Lochmere.
The concert is free to all. A collection will be taken to support the gospel artists.
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:20
LACONIA — Spring is here and summer is right around the corner, which means the Lakes Region General Hospital (LRGH) Courtesy Cart is ramping up their shuttle service and drivers are needed.
The LRGH Auxiliary purchased the six passenger golf cart to serve as a free "Courtesy Shuttle" to transport patients and visitors from their parking space to the main entrance of LRGH and the Medical Office Building. The service is particularly helpful not only to those patients or visitors who have difficulty with mobility, but also to those with several items to carry or children accompanying them.
The cart operates from May until October, and volunteers may choose between two shifts, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. or Noon to 3 p.m. Volunteer drivers need to be friendly, reliable and comfortable driving a golf cart.
As Volunteer Services readies the Courtesy Shuttle at Lakes Region General Hospital they are asking for volunteer drivers to operate the shuttle from May until October. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:15