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Gilford Methodist Church hosting Fall Rummage Sale this weekend

GILFORD — The Annual Fall Rummage Sale will be held Friday and Saturday,  October 4 and 5  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on Rt. 11A in Gilford. Offered for sale will be an abundance of men's, ladies' and children's clothing, household goods and flea market items. There will also be tables containing household linens, curtains and books.

On Saturday there will be a time from noon to 2 p.m. for shoppers to fill a grocery bag for two dollars per bag. For more information call Vicki Stewart at 455-9979 or Sharon Walden at 528-6485.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 07:48

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Sacred Waters Yoga presenting Songwriters in Concert

MEREDITH — Sacred Waters Yoga Studio presents a Nashville style, songwriters in the round, concert Friday Oct. 4 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Songs For An October Night will feature New Hampshire recording artists Audrey Drake, Eric Erskine and Colorado's own Rebecca Abraxas.

Rebecca's songs are touching and unforgettable, contemporary folk/country infused with inspiring life lessons. Eric's blend of folk, pop and rock has been presented time and time again with masterful guitar rhythms and soothing melodies. Audrey's vocal style is truly unique - highly refined, with wonderful technique, and all the while deeply expressive. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted to support the musicians. For more information go to www.sacredwatersyoga.com or call 603-279-3243.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 07:46

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Belknap Landscape Company hosting Fall Protectoin and Material Safety Data Sheet Seminar

GILFORD — Belknap Landscape Company (BLC) of Gilford, NH is an active member of the both the NH Landscape Association and the Lakes Region Home Builders and Remodelers Association, among a host of other professional and business affiliations. The Fall Protection and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Landscape and Building Contractors Seminar is open to all and set for Friday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to noon.

As of December 1, 2013, local contractors must implement and document training for all field employees covering two major changes in OSHA-required workplace safety. In response, Belknap Landscape is hosting an Fall Protection and Material Safety Data Sheet Seminar, open to all area contractors. People in attendance will learn how to become compliant with new OSHA rules and avoid costly fines for their companies.

The Presenters include Ted Bertram of Bertram, Leithner & Associates and Andrew Palhof, Compliance Assistance Specialist, US Department of Labor OSHA Bertram will provide a fall protection equipment demonstration utilizing a truck with a special rack, line & harness, while Palhof will present details on the OSHA Rules and Compliance for both Fall Prevention and MSDS changes.

This 2-hour class and demonstration only $20 per person, including lunch and will be at the Belknap Sportsman's Club Association in Gilford. The online Registration is easy and quick and may be found at: https://nhlafallprotectionandmsdsseminar.eventbrite.com/. This seminar is for informational purposes only and will not certify any individuals or companies in any way.r more information about 2013 Fall Protection and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Contractors Seminar, Contact Dale Squires of Belknap Landscape Company via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Bank Workers wearing Jeans to show support of ending domestic violence (309) DomesticViolenceMonth

LACONIA — Local banks have partnered with New Beginnings to raise awareness of the damaging effects Domestic Violence has on families and children.

This Friday, October 4, Meredith Village Savings Bank and The Bank of NH will be allowing employees who have made a donation to New Beginnings to to wear jeans. They are also encouraged to wear purple and purple ribbons will be available in bank lobbies to all who wish to wear one to show their support towards ending violence.

Employees making a donation to New Beginnings will be encouraged to wear purple and will be allowed to wear jeans on October 4th. Purple ribbons will be available in bank lobbies to all who wish to wear one to show their support towards ending violence.The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. All ages, races, socioeconomic, educational, religious, and occupational segments of our society are affected by domestic violence.

New Beginnings-Without Violence and Abuse offers many services to victims of domestic violence. These include: a 24-hour crisis line, emergency sheltering, 24-hour accompaniment (to the hospital and police departments), court advocacy, support groups and on-going one to one support.

In 2012, the state of NH crisis centers served 9,144 primary victims of domestic violence. Throughout the state shelter was provided to 225 survivors. In addition to direct services to victims, New Beginnings provides education and outreach opportunities to local community members; in 2012 approximately 3,812 people participated in these events.

Support, advocacy, and crisis intervention is provided 24-hours a day, and services are always free and confidential. New Beginnings does not discriminate based on gender, age, health status (including HIV-positive), physical, mental or emotional ability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio-economic class, race, national origin, immigration status, or religious or political affiliation.

To speak with a trained advocate, call: 1-866-644-3574. For general information about New Beginnings, its programs and services, and ways to become involved, call (603) 528-6511.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 07:37

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