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New Hampshire Boat Museum Elected to Council of American Maritime Museum

WOLFEBORO — The New Hampshire Boat Museum has been accepted into the prestigious Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM).

Founded in 1974, this group of maritime and boating museums brings together institutions working toward preserving and interpreting North America's maritime and boating heritage. The group promotes research, exhibitions, publication, and mutual assistance.

"We are so excited to be accepted by our museum peers into this important group of institutions," said Museum Executive Director, Lisa Simpson Lutts. "Membership will allow us to reach a broader audience as well as learn best practices from our peers."

As part of membership in CAMM, all members of the New Hampshire Boat Museum whose membership is at the Donor ($100) or higher level receive a free CAMM membership card.

As a CAMM museum member, donors can show their CAMM card at participating museums and receive free or discounted admission. Almost 100 CAMM museums are participating in the U.S. Among them are the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, the Adirondack Museum, Mystic Seaport, Maine Maritime Museum, Penobscot Marine Museum, and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, to name just a few.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:13

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Meredith Chamber Upgrading Website

MEREDITH — The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that in the coming month a major revision of the Chamber's website will take place. President Marcus Weeks reports that the Chamber is working with Notchnet Web Services to oversee the implementation of the new and improved website.

The revised site will feature new graphics and photos and will be responsive making it easier for cell phone users to view the site. Located in Littleton, Notchnet serves more than 200 clients in New Hampshire, Vermont and beyond. For over fifteen years, the Notchnet team has provided website design, hosting, email marketing and social media to local businesses as well as chambers of commerce and other non- profit organizations.

The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to serve its members and promote the area and consists of over three hundred businesses representing the Winnipesaukee, Squam, and Newfound Regions of Central New Hampshire.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:07

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Inextinguishable Brass Will Help Ring in Independence Day at Taylor Community

LACONIA —  A dynamic group of young professional musicians – Inextinguishable Brass – present the next concert in the 2014 Taylor Community Music Series, sponsored by Bank of New Hampshire. The event – which is free and open to the public – is scheduled for Sunday, June 29 at 3 p.m. in Taylor's Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave. It is generously being sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Davis.

Inextinguishable Brass was founded at the University of New Hampshire by Trumpeter Adam Gallant in 2008. Besides Gallant, members include Greg Bechtold, trumpet; Brian Gardell, horn; Claude Fried, trombone; and Ben Stadelmann, tuba.

The first half of the program will include works by Mozart. The second half will be a patriotic tribute with music the audience is sure to recognize.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:00

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AARP Smart Driver Course at Irwin Auto on Thursday

LACONIA — The Irwin Automotive Group likes to think of the AARP Smart Driver Course as a fun "drivers ed for grown-ups" Chris Irwin says ''keeping people safe and informed at any age about their vehicle and the roads they travel is a responsibility we take very seriously at the Irwin Automotive Group".

The course will be offered on Thursday, June 19 from 9 am-4 pm class time and it is suggested that participants bring lunch. The classroom fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 08:57

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