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Committee On Aging welcomes director of Belknap Mill Society

GILFORD — The Belknap County Area Committee on Aging hosts Denise Sharlow, Executive Director of the Belknap Mill Society to discuss social capital, volunteerism, and the Belknap Mill. The program will be on June 13th at 10 a.m. at Wesley Woods Community Room off Rte. 11A, behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford.

The program will highlight the Mill's history, and volunteer opportunities. As life changes, volunteering is especially important for health and well-being – both physical and mental. This event is open to the public and free of charge.

For more information about the program contact Stace at 603-528-2555 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014 10:05

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Artists of the Month announced

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Art Association announces the artists selected for this month's popular Artists of the Month Program. These works of art will be on display at various locations around the Lakes Region until Monday, June 16.

As the Association draws from the entire Lakes Region, this program is aimed at exposing the Association and its members' work across the entire area. Each month, a jury selects from submissions by member artists to be featured at various businesses in the Lakes Region. These original pieces might be oil or acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastels, photos or collages.

The following member artists will each have art work on display at these Lakes Region business locations: Vynnie Hale, Franklin Savings Bank, Gilford; Sally Hibberd, Franklin Savings Bank, Main Office, Franklin; Patricia Hovey, Northway Bank, Laconia; Carole Halsey Keller, Bank of New Hampshire, Gilford; Jean Kennedy, Belknap Mill, Laconia; Elaine Morrison, VynnArt Gallery & Supplies, Meredith; Beverly Shanley, Northway Bank, Meredith; Cheri Sweeney, Northway Bank, Tilton.

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Gilford Red Sox Trips on July 1st and 29th

GILFORD – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department still has space available in our two trips to watch the Red Sox at Fenway Park this summer. The first trip is scheduled for Tuesday, July 1 to see the Red Sox Play the Chicago Cubs. The second trip is scheduled for Tuesday, July 29th to watch the Red Sox play the Toronto Blue Jays.

Travel to and from each game will be provided aboard a Coach Company, Luxury Coach fully equipped with climate control, DVD Video System and Lavatory. These trips are limited to 53 participants each. The cost is $65 per person or $240 for a four-pack

For more information, please call the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

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Ellacoya Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Monthly Public Supper

HOLDERNESS — Saturday, June 7, is the date for this month's Ellacoya Chapter Public Bean Supper. Held at the Squam Valley Masonic Building on Rt 3/25 at the Center Harbor/Holderness town line, the menu includes ham, baked beans, meat balls, potato casserole, salads and pie, all prepared by the members of the chapter. Tickets, available at the door, are $8 each for adults and $3 for children, with ticket sales beginning at 4:30. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m. or until food runs out.

Not only is it an opportunity for an affordable Saturday supper, but it is a way to help others. As a "not for profit" organization, the proceeds of our fundraising activities, in addition to helping the chapter meet its necessary expenses, are shared with local, state and national organizations such as the Interlakes Community Caregivers, Food Banks, and Cancer Society. Ellacoya Chapter, together with another area Eastern Star chapter, sponsors Plymouth Assembly, International Order of Rainbow for Girls. This year monies, from a special fundraising effort by all Eastern Star chapters throughout New Hampshire, will be donated to the Shriners Burns Hospital in Boston.


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