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Wild turkey hunting workshop April 18 in holderness

HOLDERNESS —  A free workshop covering the basics of hunting wild turkeys is being offered by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department on Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center at 387 Perch Pond Road in Holderness. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. To sign up for the workshop, or for more information, call 603-536-3954.

"This workshop is highly recommended for anyone looking for tips and techniques that may help them become a successful turkey hunter, whether a beginner or experienced turkey hunter this is a great resource", said Tom Flynn, manager of Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center.

At the workshop, Dave Priebe, a Hunter Education instructor and Quaker Boy Turkey Calls pro staff member, will cover the basics of turkey hunting, turkey calling and turkey hunting safety. Fish and Game wildlife biologist Andrew Timmins will talk about the natural history and behavior of wild turkeys.

New Hampshire's spring gobbler season runs from May 3 through May 31. The state's youth turkey hunting weekend will take place April 25-26. Hunting licenses and turkey permits can be purchased online at http://www.huntnh.com.

To find out about course offerings at Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, get directions to the center, or explore volunteer opportunities at Owl Brook, visit http://www.huntnh.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.

Activities at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center are supported by federal Wildlife Restoration funds, a user-pay, user-benefit program funded through your purchase of firearms, ammunition and archery supplies.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015 07:02

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Rotary International recognizes local member


MEREDITH —  The Rotary International Club has inducted Gary Dehnel of the Meredith Rotary Club into the Rotary Bequest Society. The Trustees of the Society recognize contributions of $10,000 or more through estate planning to the Rotary Foundation, which underwrites humanitarian activities from local service projects to global initiatives, including the eradication of polio. Additionally, Dehnel was named Meredith Rotary Foundation Member of the Year for his ongoing support of the Rotary Foundation and the Paul Harris Society.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 07:49

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Lakes Region chamber of commerce meet & greet; one stop, four times the benefit

TILTON — On Wednesday, April 1st, the new Community Learning Center, Franklin Savings Bank, Independence Financial Advisors, and the Lakes Region Tourism Association invite the public  to a Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Meet and Greet event.

Area business professionals and organization representatives are invited to the Community Learning Center in the Franklin Savings Bank and Lakes Region Tourism Association Office (near the Tilt'N Diner), from 4:30-6:3 0pm. This networking opportunity provides a complimentary way to connect with others while learning about these businesses and Independence Financial Advisors, Central NH's financial and estate planning experts.

Following the new Center's ribbon-cutting ceremony, attendees will gather information and materials on educational opportunities, services, resources, and attractions; tour the offices; enjoy appetizers and beverages; enter to win door prizes; enter raffles in support of the 2015 Charity Softball Tournament; and more.

Information about reserving the new Community Learning Center will be available to non-profit organizations and other community groups wishing to hold seminars, presentations and workshops at this location, right off Route 93's Exit 20 at 61 Laconia Road in Tilton.

For more information or to register to attend, contact the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce at (603) 524-5531. Registration is now open on the Chamber's website at www.lakesregionchamber.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 07:45

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Lecture about N.H. Gazeteer publisher in Sanbornton on April 8

SANBORNTON — Daniel Heyduk will lecture about NH Gazetteer publisher Dudley Leavitt on Wednesday, April 8 at the Sanbornton Public Library starting at 7 p.m.

Heyduk has written and lectured about land use and local history in Meredith, New Hampton and Sanbornton and other areas of the Lakes Region. The lecture is free and refreshments are served after the program. For further information call 286-4526.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 07:36

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