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Greater Meredith Program offers October "Spooktacular" Events Guide

MEREDITH — The October "Spooktacular" events guide and game card, compiled by the Greater Meredith Program and sponsored by DeTolla Dental, listing local events and a scarecrow contest can be picked up at the following participating businesses, Moulton Farm, Meredith Library, Kara's Café, Meredith Community Center, Cackleberries, Church Landing, DAK Financial Group, Forest View, Golden View, Hawkins Framing, Ben & Jerry's and Dr. Robert Kozlow's office.

Each of the businesses is offering one or more special events. The Spooktacular Series of Events guide will also be available at the Chamber of Commerce, Mame's, Hart's, Police Dept., the Center Harbor Town Hall and Library and the Sandwich Town Hall and Library.

The Greater Meredith Program is also holding a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt throughout the town. To win the "Cauldron of Goodies", participants must fill out the scarecrow game card by visiting the scarecrows listed in the events guide and bring it to Moulton Farm on Oct. 27 by 1:45 p.m. for the drawing with the Great Pumpkin at 2 p.m.

Nineteen unique scarecrows can be seen throughout town at Church Landing, Laconia Harley-Davidson, Lovering Volvo, Meredith Bay Colony Club, Forestview Manor, Moulton Farm, Ben &Jerry's Ice Cream, Kara's Café, Edward Jones Investment, Meredith Historical Society, Meredith Public Library, Visiting Nurses of Meredith & Center Harbor, Meredith Community Center, AJ's Bait and Tackle, Four Season's Southby's Realty, Frog Rock Tavern, Moulton's Farm, Taylor's Country Style Restaurant and Robert Kozlow, DDS.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:18

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Lakes Region Camera Club Exhibit Opens Sunday

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Camera Club will present it's 2013 Photo Exhibit at The Belknap Mill beginning with an Open House on Sunday, October 6 from 1-4 p.m.
The public is invited to attend and photographers will be there to answer any questions about their photographs. Refreshments will be available.
The exhibit will then be open weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, until November 1. Admission is free.
The exhibit, of approximately 150 images, represents the best efforts of LRCC's members. A large variety of subjects and skills at many levels will be evident.
LRCC was established in 1944 and is open to photographers of any skill level. Monthly programs are presented to help members improve their skills, become familiar with their camera equipment and learn new techniques. The club also sponsors monthly competitions and frequent field trips for it's members.
Club meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of the month at The Trinity Episcopal Church on Route 25 in Meredith. For more information, visit the club website at www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:14

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Tickets Now Available for Taste of the Trail & Auction

FRANKIN — The 4th Taste of the Trail & Auction will be held Thursday, October 10,  from 5-8 p.m. at Mojalaki Country Club in Franklin.

Local restaurants, caterers and farms provide some of the finest food for guests to sample. The silent auction is ongoing. Live auction starts at 6 p.m.

All proceeds support the trail through Tilton, Northfield and Franklin.

We have demolished the former Ernie's building on Rt 3 in Tilton to create a trailhead; we will connect with the section that goes to Rt 140, and have a place for the bridge to land. This trail will eventually connect with the BRAT and WOW trails.
Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased from FSB main bank and branches, Tilton & Northfield Town Halls and committee members: Eliza Conde, Marcia Feener, Carolyn & David Hurst, Iris Ianno, Chuck North, Ken Norton, Rick Silverberg, and Kathy Zink.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:11

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Community Continues to Reap the Rewards of Plymouth's 250th Celebration

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth's Semiquincentennial Birthday continues to benefit the Greater Plymouth area today,  long after the summer celebration and parade has passed by and become part of our recent history.

The sale of Plymouth 250th merchandise by the Plymouth Rotary, lead sponsor of this special event, helped the organization make substantial awards to two Plymouth area non-profits. Both the Plymouth Bridge House Shelter and the Plymouth Historical Society each received a check for $5,000 from the Plymouth Rotary to assist with their efforts in the community.

The Plymouth Bridge House is the only homeless shelter in Grafton County. Its mission is to help participants attain healthy, affordable and independent housing. More recently, its Director, Cathy Bentwood, has been dedicating her energies toward raising funds for Soldier On in order to build supportive, permanent housing for homeless veterans in the area. Statistics show that one out of three homeless people are veterans, and that on any given night, there are 100,000 homeless veterans on our streets.

The Plymouth Historical Society was organized in 1973, and its goal is to preserve and make available historical records and other memorabilia relevant to Plymouth and its environs. The Plymouth Historical Society oversees the Plymouth Historical Museum located in the former Plymouth Public Library Building on Court Street. The building is listed on the National Register and houses photographs, personal memorabilia, various collections, vintage clothing and other items of historical interest.

Plymouth Historical Society President, Lisa Lundari, was enthusiastically involved in the 250th celebration as part of the town's Steering Committee and she personally created most of the artwork and the graphic designs for the banners, parade program and 250th merchandise.

The Plymouth Rotary Club is a group of 38 local individuals who collectively work to support the community by putting "Service Above Self." Plymouth 250th merchandise is still available for purchase and may be obtained by contacting President-Elect Sharon Thorne at her Main Street Allstate business, President Kathy Kearns at her office at the Circle Program, or Steve Rand at Rand's Hardware Store.

Proceeds will go to the Plymouth Rotary Foundation to support future community service projects, local scholarships, and area non-profit organizations. For more information about the Plymouth Rotary, contact Kathy Kearns at (603) 744-0661 or by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:07

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