MEREDITH —The Meredith Public Library, 91 Main Street, will be hosting local historian Dan Heyduk on Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. as he gives a presentation on the History of Public Libraries.
Focusing on libraries of the Lakes Region, Heyduk will be discussing the foundation of public libraries in America, the historic work of libraries and and what the future holds for the public library. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 08:42
LACONIA — Leadership Lakes Region is gearing up for the start of its 16th program year in early October and announces that applications are now being accepted for the upcoming class.
With over 244 alumni representing various professional careers, Leadership Lakes Region's Program fosters civic engagement through eight once a month day-long seminars which educate, inform, challenge and teach leadership skills to its students.
"We have found the program especially beneficial for professionals who are new to the Lakes Region; we provide them an immediate network of area professionals from varying backgrounds as well as a crash course on the current factors influencing the Region", said Program Coordinator, Jennifer McLean.
Tuition for the annual program is $500 for those from non-profit agencies or from businesses with three or fewer employees and $750 for those representing the private sector. Corporate sponsorships of students are welcome and some scholarships are available. Anyone interested in applying for the Leadership Lakes Region class which begins in October may contact the Leadership office at 524-6791.
More information, including the October-May Program Schedule and a Program Application, are available at the organization's website: www.leadershiplakesregion.org.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 08:39
GILFORD — First United Methodist Church will be the venue for a public auction to be held Thursday, August 1. Preview and silent auction will open a 5:30 p.m. with live auction at 6:30 p.m.
Many donations of gift certificates from local merchants will be available along with gift baskets, art work and collectibles in the silent auction where bids will be taken by outbidding the previous written number on the list.
At the live auction, auctioneer Ron Garnett will lift the gavel at 6:30 p.m. on the following items: a large oak armoire, a beautiful harvest table, seven-foot blue striped sofa, oak loft bed, 1870 walnut Victorian cradle, Reed and Barton pewter tea set, one week vacations in Newport RI and New Orleans. Over fifty other items such as a new large white cabinet and matching end table for media storage will also be offered.
The kitchen will be open for sandwiches and drinks.
The Methodist Church is on Rt. 11A in Gilford and is used by many community groups. Proceeds of the auction help support building use, missions and other programs of the church. For more information call the church office between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. on weekdays or call 524-3289.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 08:33
MEREDITH —On Saturday July 27 at 3 p.m., the Meredith Legion Post 33 will be hosting its annual S.A.L. Meat Bingo for David's House at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital.
This is a non-smoking event.
All proceeds go to David's House. For more information call 279-8921 or 279-8503
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 08:29
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