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Ski-A-Thon at Waterville Valley for adaptive sports

WATERVILLE VALLEY — A fundraiser will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, to raise money for the Adaptive Sports Program at Waterville Valley.

The event, called the Changes in Altitude Ski-A-Thon and Après Ski Beach Party and Auction, will begin with registration at 8 a.m. in the base lodge area and the Ski-A-thon kicks off at 9 a.m. Participants are required to raise a minimum of $100 in sponsorships if they already have a ski pass, or $150 if they require a pass for the day. Participating skiers and snowboarders will be provided with all day express lift privileges, souvenir Ski-A-Thon pins and race bibs, lunch and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories at the Après Ski Beach Party.

The Après Ski Beach Party & Auction begins at 5 p.m. at the Waterville Valley Resort Conference Center. Admission is $50 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under. The evening will feature a "Find Your Beach" theme with a "Jimmy" buffet, beach music, hula contests and more. The dress code is tropical.

The main event of the evening will be a live and silent auction.

Organizers hope to make the fundraiser and annual event.

Funds raised will support the Adaptive Program's efforts to provide athletic activities for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities.

For more information about how to set up a personalized "Changes in Altitude" fund raising page, to register for the Ski-A-Thon, and to purchase tickets for the Après Ski Beach Party & Auction go to www.watervilleadaptive.com or visit Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports on Facebook.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:41

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011515AltrusaMeredithCommunityDinners (101 words) 3X Community Dinner 2015Meredith Altrusans to serve community dinners starting January 22

MEREDITH — The Altrusa Club of Meredith will be starting back up its free community dinners. The first community dinner of 2015 will be served on Thursday, January 22 at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church on Highland Street in Meredith.

Altrusa members will be preparing a home cooked meal of tossed salad, beef stew, rolls and dessert. Please plan to arrive no earlier than 4:15 p.m. Seating is limited, reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation call Shirley at 279-8772. All ages are welcome and encouraged to join us. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Dinner is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:31

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Meat Bingo at Meredith American Legion

MEREDITH — The American Legion Post 33 is hosting a Meat Bingo event on Saturday January 24, at 3 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith. The event is sponsored by the American Legion.
The purpose for this benefit is to help raise funds for improvements to the canteen. This fun event is open to the public. There is no smoking at this event.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:20

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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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