LACONIA — Holy Trinity School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year.
Gr. 3 Principal's Honor Roll: Ashley Holland, Leanna Rowley
High Honor Roll: Robert Merola
Honor Roll: Samantha Armstrong, Olivia Hagan
Gr. 4 High Honor Roll: Cassandra Clery, Christine Pingol
Honor Roll: Ean Conti, Grace DeMatos, Ella Dion, Amelia Hosmer, Andrew Hosmer
Gr. 5 Honor Roll: Kathryn Merola, Andrew Rowley, Rafael Vazquez, Jet Wang
Gr. 6 High Honor Roll: Alexander Ludwig, Maria McGrath, Catherine Pingol
Honor Roll: Olivia DeMatos, Alexia Dinsmoor, Paige Rueffert
Gr. 7 High Honor Roll: Julia Dyke, Tristan MacDonald, Kaylee Smith
Honor Roll: Robert Bolduc, Sophia Clery, Piper Dion, Kamila Hecka, Emily LeClaire
Gr. 8 High Honor Roll: Christina Beane
Honor Roll: Samuel Cooney, Allison Jope, Cheyenne Wright
Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 09:35
SANBORNTON — Michael J. Auger, 63, of Sanbornton, died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Nov. 27, 2014.
Mike was born in Laconia on May 30, 1951 the son of Jean and Evelyn (Corliss) Auger. He was a lifelong Sanbornton resident and graduated from Laconia High School.
Mike was a licensed electrician and was employed at Franklin Regional Hospital for several years as head of maintenance. One of his proudest accomplishments was working and co-owning Auger Site Works with his son.
Mike enjoyed being with his family. He also enjoyed his antique 1950 Chevrolet pick-up, his motorcycle, and snowmobiling. He was a member of the Mohawk Trail Riders.
Mike was a member of the NH Timber Owners Association.
Family members include his wife of 43 years, Jeanne (Morency) Auger of Sanbornton, two children: Scott M. Auger and his wife Kimberly of Sanbornton, his daughter, Sarah Sachetta and her husband John of Belmont, 5 grandchildren: Eveline, Beau, Prue, Reece, and Lulu, his parents, Jean and Evelyn Auger of Sanbornton, his sister: Carole Barbour of Sanbornton, 3 brothers: Paul Auger of Northfield, Gregg Auger and Chris Auger, both of Sanbornton, and nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin, N.H. A Mass celebrating Mike's life will be held Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 at St. Paul Church, School St., Franklin.
Donations in memory of Mike may be made to Central NH VNA and Hospice, 780 Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.
For directions and an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
MEREDITH — With colder weather moving in and the holidays fast approaching, Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) is continuing a tradition since 1979 of collecting donations from the community of mittens, hats and scarves to distribute to local residents through its annual Mitten Tree program.
Beginning the day after Thanksgiving and continuing through December 20, donations of handmade or purchased mittens, gloves, hats and scarves by area residents and customers can be dropped off at any MVSB office. The donated items will be used to decorate the holiday tree in the lobby of each branch before being distributed to non-profits and school organizations in each of the regions where MVSB has offices.
To participate in this year's Mitten Tree program, community members can bring handmade or store-bought mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves to any Meredith Village Savings Bank office. This year, for every donated Mitten Tree item, MVSB will contribute $2 to local non-profits who offer services to children or senior citizens and mitten donors will be able to select which category they would like to support. Last year, the MVSB Mitten Tree program donated more than $3,000, and over 1500 items of cold weather necessities to local area non-profits.
Non-profits who are in need of mittens, hats, gloves and scarves should contact the MVSB branch office closest to them. A complete list of offices and hours is available at mvsb.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:59
GILFORD — Patrick's Pub & Eatery of Gilford will host their 6th Pub Mania, a 24-hour Barstool Challenge to benefit the WLNH Children's Auction on Thursday, December 11 with Opening Ceremonies at 9 a.m.
Pub Mania has now raised a cumulative total of $562,000 in its first 5 years, 100% which is aimed at benefiting children and families in the greater Lakes Region area of NH. In addition to the money raised, the Pub Mania event delivered over 4,500 food items to the food pantry at St. Vincent de Paul.
"The Children's Auction is a truly amazing event that brings people to action on behalf of others" said organizer and Patrick's co-owner Allan Beetle. "Pub Mania brings out that spirit. Our goal is to make an impact in our community and to have lots of people participate with us in that effort".
Inspired by Laconia Athletic & Swim Club's "Cycle Mania", Patrick's reserves bar stools to teams that commit to filling the stool with a different team member each hour of the event. With 30 teams and 24 people per team, the event has 720 'Culinary Athletes' participating. Each participant raises funds for their respective teams, with teams enjoying a healthy competition for two coveted awards: Top Dollar Award and Outstanding Team Award.
Three teams raised over $50,000 last year, including Laconia Country Club's 19th with Team Captain Lucy Jacobsen and Supreme Marine's Dream Team with Team Captain Matt Resca. The Café Déjà Vu team, captained by Benda Ferland and Tony Felch, once again raised the most money of any single team this year with a total over $20,000. "We have an amazing team of committed people" said Ferland. "We know that this money will make a difference in our community. We have been working hard this year and hope to raise at least $1 more than last year!"
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:54
- Franklin Opera House Festival of Trees to kick off on December 5
- Appalachian Mountain Teen Project hires new program coordinator
- Transportation committee to meet in Meredith
- TrueValue donates 10,000 lbs. of pet food to New Hampshire Humane Society
- Gilford Rotary Club Christmas tree sale to take place at new location
- Lakes Region Singers plan holiday concerts