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Super bingo Saturday to benefit Winni Historical Society

LACONIA —  Join the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society on Saturday, January 17 for Super Bingo, a high stakes bingo game, and take a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes. Doors open at 3:00 pm at the Funspot Bingo Hall.

The Super Bingo Game offers a choice of a $25 12-card package, $30 18-card package for the session (6:45-9:15 pm). Participants may also rent a Bingo computer for just $6 per day, play e-cards, paper cards or both to increase  chances of winning. Players are allowed to buy a maximum of 54 faces on an electronic video bingo device and are limited to one unit per person.
The evening will include 12 games paying an estimated $320 each and three "Winner Takes All" games that may award up to $1,600. The "Carryover Coverall" game is guaranteed to pay $2,000. All prizes are based on attendance.
Other cash prizes can be won through pull-tab tickets sold at 50 cents each that pay from $10 to $499.
Guests are encouraged to come early as seating is limited. Doors open at 3 p.m. Food and beverages are available for purchase in the Bingo Hall and is catered by Jack's Snack Shack & Deli.
The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to preserve and promote the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee, hosts bingo games at the Funspot Bingo Hall every Saturday evening. Sample bingo programs and information on bingo gift certificates are available by visiting their website at www.LakeWinnipesaukeeMuseum.org and clicking on the "Bingo" tab.
Proceeds of these games support the LWHS mission to preserve the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee, specifically its Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, located on Route 3 in the Weirs, next door to the Funspot Bingo Hall. The museum is open seasonally, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; admission is free. For further information, call 603-366-5950, or visit www.LakeWinnipesaukeeMuseum.org.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:16

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Meredith Baptist church to host GriefShare group

MEREDITH —  The First Baptist Church will be hosting GriefShare every Tuesday beginning January 20 and running through April 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
GriefShare is a nondenominational, Bible based grief recovery group that ministers to those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them.  Each GriefShare session includes a video seminar and group discussion. The videos feature top experts on grief recovery, dramatic reenactments about living with grief and real life stories of people who have experienced loss. 
During small group discussion time there is opportunity to interact with others who have experienced a loss, learn about their experiences and share your own.  There is never any pressure to talk, but everyone is given opportunity to share when and if they are ready. 
For more information call Mary at 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:12

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Program in Plymouth on Jan. 20 for small businesses to learn how to comply with local, state & federal regulations

PLYMOUTH — The Enterprise Center at Plymouth is offering a Small Business Legal Series program on how to navigate local, state, and federal government and regulatory compliance on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Enterprise Center office on Bridge Street.

Presenter will be Angela Martin, chairperson of Devine Millimet's Corporate Department and co-chair of the firm's Startup Team. She oversees and directs the firm's corporate practice groups focusing primarily on general business law with a specialty in mergers and acquisitions. The closely held and family owned businesses Angela works with cover a variety of industries including financial, retail, medical, manufacturing, high tech, and hospitality counseling in numerous practice areas including entity formation and governance; contract drafting and negotiation, debt and equity financing; succession planning; employment and compensation arrangements; and mergers and acquisition.

Seating is limited. To reserve a space contact the Center office at 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .,

These programs are sponsored by the NH Community Development Finance Authority, Plymouth State University, and the Economic Development Councils of Grafton and Belknap Counties.

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Laconia Kiwanis Club plans 100th Birthday Bash

LACONIA — The Kiwanis Club of Laconia invites the public to a 100th Birthday Bash to recognize the longevity and accomplishments of this highly respected service organization on January 21 at the Belknap Mill.

The party starts at 6 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres by Contigiani's catering, wine tasting by Hermit Woods Winery, cash bar, and raffles galore.
A Hermit Woods gift basket and winery tour will be raffled off during the evening. The portable device minded will be attracted to the iPad-Mini, which will also be raffled off at the event. No winter event is complete without a March Madness raffle, however. In partnership with Greenlaw's Music, the Laconia Kiwanis Club will initiate the sale of tickets for an LG 55" LED SMART TV at the 100th birthday bash. The drawing is scheduled for March 16, the eve of college basketball's March Madness competition. TV raffle tickets will sell for $10, and are available from any Kiwanis member, Greenlaw's Music, or the Belknap Mill.
Rounding out the event, Mayor Ed Engler will offer brief remarks, and Executive Councilor Joe Kenney will present a proclamation on behalf of Governor Maggie Hassan recognizing the Kiwanis Club's 100 years of service to children. The gathered crowd will also have the opportunity to hear testimonials from recipients of the Kiwanis Charities Fund.
A limited number of tickets for the Birthday Bash are available. Purchase tickets in advance at www.laconiakiwanis.com or at the Historic Belknap Mill. Tickets will be sold at the door, but advance purchases are recommended.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 08:52

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