LACONIA — Laconia Rotary will host a "U Tube" Benefit for Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford on Sunday, January 25 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm for an evening of fun under the lights.
The event will feature 3 hours of tubing, Big Air Bag Launch Ride (weather permitting), fire pit, s'mores and hot chocolate, hourly prizes, entry into the grand prize giveaway Ski & Stay Package, and a raffle. The cost of the event is $30 per person or $25 per person for groups of 4 or more. Tickets can be purchased online at www.gunstock.com.
"We're excited to partner with Gunstock to host this fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club," said Rob Stewart, Committee Chair, "It promises to be a fun event for everyone, from families to children of all ages. We hope the community comes out to support a worthy cause while enjoying a great evening of after-hours tubing and so much more."
"The Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region serves hundreds of children from throughout the area, and provides them with the life skills needed to become productive members of the community," said Laconia Police Chief Christopher Adams, who serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club, "We are grateful to Laconia Rotary Club for supporting our work."
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:56
GILFORD — Gilford Rotary will be sponsoring the 2nd annual Pizza Bowl competition on Sunday, January 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Gilford Youth Center.
Local pizza purveyors will be packing their pies with a plethora of pleasing palette poppers. Attendees will vote on their favorite pizza (People's Choice Award) and kids age 8 and under will vote for their favorite (Kids' Choice Award). There will also be a special panel of pizza professors who will vote on Best Cheese, Best Sauce, Best Crust, and Best Specialty Pizza.
Pizza places participating include Fratello's Italian Grille, Gilford House of Pizza, Lakeside Famous Roast Beef & Pizza, Papa Gino's, Pizza Express, Sal's Pizza, and Faro's Italian Grille. Additional support and beverages provided by Lakes Region Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and Shaw's Supermarket, Gilford
Door Prizes include a $120 Gift Certificate from Fratello's Italian Grille as well as a 50/50 raffle. Pizza Bowl Pizza passports are only $10 per person. Children age 8 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased from a member of Gilford Rotary or at the door. Proceeds from this event will go to the many non-profit activities supported by Gilford Rotary in Gilford and the Lakes Region area.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:51
WATERVILLE VALLEY — A fundraiser will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, to raise money for the Adaptive Sports Program at Waterville Valley.
The event, called the Changes in Altitude Ski-A-Thon and Après Ski Beach Party and Auction, will begin with registration at 8 a.m. in the base lodge area and the Ski-A-thon kicks off at 9 a.m. Participants are required to raise a minimum of $100 in sponsorships if they already have a ski pass, or $150 if they require a pass for the day. Participating skiers and snowboarders will be provided with all day express lift privileges, souvenir Ski-A-Thon pins and race bibs, lunch and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories at the Après Ski Beach Party.
The Après Ski Beach Party & Auction begins at 5 p.m. at the Waterville Valley Resort Conference Center. Admission is $50 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under. The evening will feature a "Find Your Beach" theme with a "Jimmy" buffet, beach music, hula contests and more. The dress code is tropical.
The main event of the evening will be a live and silent auction.
Organizers hope to make the fundraiser and annual event.
Funds raised will support the Adaptive Program's efforts to provide athletic activities for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities.
For more information about how to set up a personalized "Changes in Altitude" fund raising page, to register for the Ski-A-Thon, and to purchase tickets for the Après Ski Beach Party & Auction go to www.watervilleadaptive.com or visit Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports on Facebook.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:41
011515AltrusaMeredithCommunityDinners (101 words) 3X Community Dinner 2015Meredith Altrusans to serve community dinners starting January 22
MEREDITH — The Altrusa Club of Meredith will be starting back up its free community dinners. The first community dinner of 2015 will be served on Thursday, January 22 at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church on Highland Street in Meredith.
Altrusa members will be preparing a home cooked meal of tossed salad, beef stew, rolls and dessert. Please plan to arrive no earlier than 4:15 p.m. Seating is limited, reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation call Shirley at 279-8772. All ages are welcome and encouraged to join us. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Dinner is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:31
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