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Speare Hospital hosting Shamrock Shuffle March 14

PLYMOUTH — Speare Memorial Hospital will be hosting its Shamrock Shuffle on March 14. Registration and sign-in will begin at 8 a.m. followed by the start of the race at 9 a.m. The race will start and finish is at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center in Plymouth.

The race was developed in response to an identified community health need to live a more active lifestyle, as it encourages active participation from participants of all ages and abilities. The course is a 5K (3.1 mile course) through the streets/neighborhoods of Plymouth offering a mix of straight flats, short hill climbs and easy down hill trots. The event is not officially timed, as the focus is to encourage community members to take steps toward a more active lifestyle.

Throughout the day there will be raffle tickets given out at registration, which will be awarded when everyone has finished the race. Proceeds from the event will support Speare's community outreach and health education programs.

For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015 10:01

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Meredith Lions have scholarships for I-LHS seniors


MEREDITH — The Meredith Lions Club is again sponsoring three scholarships for graduating seniors from Inter-Lakes High School.

The first is the Meredith Lions Club scholarship which is awarded to a student who has shown interest and volunteered in their community and plans to further their education in any field but also plans to continue to give to their future community.The second scholarship honors Clyde Dolly, who was a charter member of the Meredith Lions Club. He was an excellent handy man and the club recognizes those seniors who plan to continue an education in the trades or a two year program.

The third is named for Robert "Bob" Valliere. He was a very active member behind the scenes in the town of Meredith and spent almost all of his life there involved in some sports program. A senior applying for this scholarship should be interested in the sports field plus community participation.

The club is also the steward of the Jan Adams Memorial Scholarship. Mrs. Adams was the school nurse at Inter-Lakes and a member of the Meredith Lions Club. Applications are available for any student from Meredith, Center Harbor or Sandwich who is attending an accredited school and studying any branch in the medical field. This is not limited to just seniors. All application forms are available at the guidance office at Inter-Lakes High School.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015 09:13

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Selectboard candidates forum in Meredith on March 5

MEREDITH — A Meredith Select Board Candidates forum is scheduled for Thursday, March 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. It will be held at the Meredith Community Center in Room B at One Circle Drive.

There are eight candidates vying for two seats on the board of selectmen. The forum, is coordinated by the Lakes Region Democrats, will be moderated by the League of Women Voters of New Hampshire, a non-partisan political organization dedicated to a more informed voting public.

This forum will provide residents with the opportunity to meet and learn more about each candidate's positions and where they differ. It is also an opportunity for residents to share their concerns about the community with the candidates.

For more information please contact Liz Tentarelli Co-President of the Leagues of Women Voters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 763-9296.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015 09:06

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Water Color Painting Studio Class offered by Laconia Adult Education

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering a Water Color Painting Studio Class, taught by Mary Lou John, beginning on Monday, March 16. The class will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. for six weeks.

The class will examine the fundamentals of watercolor painting, including basic approaches to color and value. Through a series of landscapes and other subjects of each individual's choosing, participants will develop a sensitivity to the medium, and begin to understand how to use watercolor to achieve the best results. Those attending the class will learn the basic elements of composition as a basic foundation for painting.

Students attending the first night of class should bring any water color painting supplies that they might have. Those who have never taken this type of a class, come the first night and the instructor will let you know what supplies are required.This class is open to students at all levels of water color painting. No previous water color painting experience is required.

To enroll in this class or for more information, please call the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015 09:00

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