LACONIA — Walk NH Week is designed to encourage people of all ages to get out, get moving and participate in a one to three mile community walk. Several years ago, Governor John Lynch proclaimed June 1-7 as Walk NH Week, as a way to promote walking and help keep New Hampshire residents on a healthy path. The goal of Walk NH Week is to inspire participants to continue walking as part of a healthy lifestyle long after the June event's end.
This yearly event aligns perfectly with the work of Laconia Health and Wellness Academy, an initiative in the Laconia School district to make Laconia Schools some of the healthiest schools in the state.
So get out and join Mayor Ed Engler and Superintendent of Schools Terri Forsten for a walk.
This morning Laconia High School students will walk to the WOW Trail and back with Superintendent Forsten and grade 6 from the Middle School will walk to the WOW Trail and back at 9:30 a.m. with Forsten, Mayor Engler and City Manager Scott Myers.
At 9:30 a.m. Thursday Elm Street School students will walk to Leavitt Park and back and will be led by Nick Ford with Kathy Berman of the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health, Superintendent Forsten, Sally Minkow and Carolyn Muller of LRGHealthcare and Mayor Engler taking part.
Friday morning at 9 a.m. Pleasant St. School students led by Principal David Levesque will be joined by Kathleen Merriam, who is in charge of the CERT program and is a member of the board of the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health, Superintendent Fostern and Mayor Engler for a walk down Pleasant Street to Harvard Street, returning the school via Dartmouth Street.
Also on Friday Woodland Heights School classes will walk a quarter mile loop in the field at the school led by Mitzi Tucker for all time slots with Joyce Cameron of Service Link, Denise Hubbard of Meredith Village Savings Bank, Sally Minkow and Carolyn Muller of LRGHealthcare , Police Chief Chris Adams and Superintendent Forsten taking part.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:06
PLYMOUTH — Under a new membership structure, Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce's members are realizing new benefits.
''Historically, chamber membership costs has been determined by the number of employees,'' said Scott Stephens Plymouth's Executive Director. ''Following a new national model, the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce is now offering a tiered membership investment program that is based on the values the Chamber offers the company and not by the number of employees.''
Chamber members can now select from five investment packages based on how the chamber can best serve their membership needs, or continue to choose a la carte from the many benefits provided. Becky Parks, Banking Office Manager of Bank of NH in Plymouth, selected the Premium Membership Level. ''The Premium Level offers my company the best assortment of services including a continuous appearance on the Chamber's web site, advertising in the Chamber's Map & Guide Business Directory as well as strategic sponsorships of area events that offers us extra exposure to our customers and prospects.''
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 08:56
BRISTOL — The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce is once again partnering with the Enterprise Center at Plymouth and the Town of Bristol for the last program in the Small Business Marketing Series: Email Marketing Boot Camp to be held on Tuesday, June 10, from 8-10 a.m. at the Town Hall in Bristol.
Joanne Randall, owner of Leap Year Marketing, will be back to present a hands-on email marketing workshop where attendees will learn how easy it is to create emails for marketing campaigns. Step by step, Joanne will guide the class through the stages of crafting an email newsletter. Participants are encouraged to bring their own computers to work within the Constant Contact program.
In this information-packed session, small business owners can gain strategies, tools, and techniques that can be implemented immediately to improve business success. Attendees will learn how to employ timesaving procedures, create valuable content, and build a quality community. Joanne will show how to best use graphics and designs within the software as well as how to share the email on your social media channels.
Click the link on the Chamber's website (www.plymouthnh.org) to register or call the Chamber office at 603-536-1001.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 08:52
PLYMOUTH — The Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP) will present the next workshop in the Small Business Legal Series with Devine Millimet: What is Fair Use? on Thursday, June 19, from 7:30-9 a.m.
This seminar will focus on Fair Use as a defense to Copyright and Trademark Infringement and will briefly discuss rights of publicity. Business owners, artists, writers, graphic designers, musicians, and more, come learn from Kim Peaslee, a Devine Millimet lawyer who specializes in Intellectual Property, as she reviews the types and uses of protection to help determine which, if any, is best for you.
Following this workshop, a Devine Millimet lawyer will be available for consultation at the ECP
Peaslee is a member of the firm's Patent, Trademark and Licensing practice group who assists clients with a wide range of intellectual property matters. With years of experience in both patent and IP litigation legal departments with firms in Boston and Nashua before moving to Manchester, Kim has experience with patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and litigation matters. As author of several articles on intellectual property law, Kim is affiliated with Arthur Gajarsa Inn of Court, Boston Intellectual Property Inn of Court, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Boston Patent Law Association, and winner of the Merck Patent Fellowship award 2006-2009.
This event is offered at no cost to attendees, but space is limited. Reserve a seat by clicking the "Seminars" page on the ECP website, www.EnterpriseCenterNH.com.
This program is sponsored by the NH Community Development Finance Authority, Plymouth State University, and the Economic Development Councils of Belknap and Grafton Counties.
Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 10:48
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