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Rotary International recognizes local member


MEREDITH —  The Rotary International Club has inducted Gary Dehnel of the Meredith Rotary Club into the Rotary Bequest Society. The Trustees of the Society recognize contributions of $10,000 or more through estate planning to the Rotary Foundation, which underwrites humanitarian activities from local service projects to global initiatives, including the eradication of polio. Additionally, Dehnel was named Meredith Rotary Foundation Member of the Year for his ongoing support of the Rotary Foundation and the Paul Harris Society.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 07:49

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Lakes Region chamber of commerce meet & greet; one stop, four times the benefit

TILTON — On Wednesday, April 1st, the new Community Learning Center, Franklin Savings Bank, Independence Financial Advisors, and the Lakes Region Tourism Association invite the public  to a Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Meet and Greet event.

Area business professionals and organization representatives are invited to the Community Learning Center in the Franklin Savings Bank and Lakes Region Tourism Association Office (near the Tilt'N Diner), from 4:30-6:3 0pm. This networking opportunity provides a complimentary way to connect with others while learning about these businesses and Independence Financial Advisors, Central NH's financial and estate planning experts.

Following the new Center's ribbon-cutting ceremony, attendees will gather information and materials on educational opportunities, services, resources, and attractions; tour the offices; enjoy appetizers and beverages; enter to win door prizes; enter raffles in support of the 2015 Charity Softball Tournament; and more.

Information about reserving the new Community Learning Center will be available to non-profit organizations and other community groups wishing to hold seminars, presentations and workshops at this location, right off Route 93's Exit 20 at 61 Laconia Road in Tilton.

For more information or to register to attend, contact the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce at (603) 524-5531. Registration is now open on the Chamber's website at www.lakesregionchamber.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 07:45

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Lecture about N.H. Gazeteer publisher in Sanbornton on April 8

SANBORNTON — Daniel Heyduk will lecture about NH Gazetteer publisher Dudley Leavitt on Wednesday, April 8 at the Sanbornton Public Library starting at 7 p.m.

Heyduk has written and lectured about land use and local history in Meredith, New Hampton and Sanbornton and other areas of the Lakes Region. The lecture is free and refreshments are served after the program. For further information call 286-4526.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 07:36

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Laconia Christian holds father-daughter dance

LACONIA — This past Saturday evening, lovely ladies from pre-school through high school arrived at Laconia Christian Academy on the arms of their dads for a very memorable father-daughter dance.

From 6:30 til 8:30 p.m. the girls and their fathers waltzed, swung and boogied to music new and old. The gym was decorated festively with balloons, flowers, ribbons, and gossamer, creating a dreamlike atmosphere. The young ladies were adorned in their best dresses, new hairdos, and freshly painted nails.

The evening was emceed by local DJ Carroll Brown a.k.a. "Solitary Man", well known for his musical and singing talents. He kept everyone on their feet with a wonderful assortment of dance choices, fun classics like the "Hokie Pokie" and the "Chicken Dance", as well as a limbo contest.

Pete and Kristin Pelletier of Simpell Photography took posed photos and candids of everyone throughout the evening. A professional photo CD will be made available at a later date for the girls and their families.

Attendees were treated to waltz lessons by a friend of the school, Jane Jepsen. She led many dancers through several basic and intermediate steps. What fun to see the dads trying to not step on their daughters toes while keeping up with the tempo.

Members of the LCA "PAC" committee helped with organizing, decorating and making this a memorable night for the girls.  Renaissance Florals of Bristol donated three beautiful arrangements and Prescott's Florist of Laconia donated a $20 gift card.

Visit the website, www.laconiachristian.org and like us on Facebook for pictures and upcoming events. Be on the lookout for our Spring production of "Fiddler on the Roof" to be held at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse on May 22nd, 23rd, and 24th.


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