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White Mountain Auto Broker donates to local branch of Habitat for Humanity

HOLDERNESS — White Mountain Auto Broker of Ashland and The Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Holderness are working together to collect non-perishables, household cleaning supplies and personal hygiene goods for the Bristol Community Services Food Bank.

"The food drive will run into March to fill the void of the slow season after Thanksgiving and Christmas, when people need the most help. Both organizations look forward to working together to support Bristol Community Services with their ongoing projects," states Scott Malloch of White Mountain Auto Broker.

The Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore accepts donations of new and used building supplies, housewares, furniture, and more. ReStore staff will clean and restore all donations. Proceeds are used to build Habitat for Humanity homes in the fourteen communities it serve. This past two years PVHFH has completed three homes on Hedstrom Way in Bristol. The fourth home will be fully completed later this year. The first three homes are already occupied with families who are very involved with Habitat. PVHFH Families work with a 0 percent interest rate mortgage. Their homes are constructed with donated and discounted materials and volunteer labor.

"Although Habitat and the ReStore's mission is to provide affordable housing, we are also here to serve our communities to the best of our abilities," said LuAnne Ryall ReStore manager. "The ReStore is teaming up with their customers in this food drive, to help build stronger communities"

Drop off locations are at the White Mountain Auto Broker in Ashland during business hours and at the ReStore Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To learn more about how White Mountain Auto Broker and Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity are working together contact Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity Restore or LuAnne Ryal at 536-1333.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:29

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Laconia Spring Elementary Dance held March 13

LACONIA — A spring dance will be held for elementary school students on Friday, March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center.

Cost is $5 per child. The event will feature dancing and games. The dance is sponsored by the Laconia Parks and Recreation Department.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:23

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Training course in Meredith for salt applicators

MEREDITH — A Green SnowPro training course will be held in Meredith on March 30.

Passing the initial Green SnowPro course enables commercial salt applicators to be certified by Department of Environmental Services, which provides liability protection against damages for both the salt applicator and the landowners or managers who hire them.

For more information contact Patrick Woodbrey at NHDES 603-271-5329; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:17

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Bristol Rotary Club accepting applications for Community Project

BRISTOL — The Bristol Rotary Club announced that applications are now available for the Rotary Community Project. The Community Project provides funding up to $5,000 to a non-profit organization to complete a project that benefits the communities of the Newfound Area.

All non-profits are encouraged to apply and any organization who had previously submitted a proposal that was not funded is eligible to resubmit an updated proposal. Completed applications are due by March 25. The Bristol Rotary Club will then select the top 2 applicants who will be required to present their projects to the club on either April 2 or April 9.

Previous projects that have been funded through this opportunity have included a press box at the Newfound Regional High School football field and support for the community playground in Bristol. For an application, please visit our website at www.bristolrotary.com or contact any member of the Bristol Rotary Club.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:15

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