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Senior Momentum Biscotti making Feb. 10

GILFORD – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment-um chocolate biscotti making program on Monday, February 10 in the Gilford Community Church’s Fellowship Hall at noon.

The Parks and Recreation Department will provide all necessary ingredients for this activity. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. Tea and coffee will be served to go along with the biscotti cookies.

All participants are asked to RSVP by February 7th. For more information or to RSVP call 527-4722.



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Irwin Hyundai New Owner's Event Set for February 12

LACONIA —  On Wednesday, February 12 from 5 to 6 p.m., Irwin Hyundai will be hosting a new owner's event at 446 Union Avenue in Laconia. All Hyundai owners are invited to attend this evening of fun, prizes, and food (whether you bought from Irwin or not).

This event will be beneficial to all as it will educate owners on how to properly maintain your vehicle, get better gas mileage, and in turn save money.

Chris Irwin, Vice President of Irwin Automotive, says "We want to teach our customers more about preventative maintenance so we can keep them in safe and reliable vehicles for as long as we can."

RSVP to David Shafman by calling (603) 581-2994 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Service Credit Union opens Tilton Branch

PORTSMOUTH  — Service Credit Union recently opened its 42nd branch worldwide, 25th in New Hampshire and 12th in-store branch, expanding its presence in the state with its first branch in Belknap County.

The new full-service banking institution with a deposit-taking ATM is located at 33 Sherwood Drive inside Walmart located in Tilton.

Service Credit Union has a long history in New Hampshire. In 1957, a group of eight men signed an agreement to establish Portsmouth Air Force Base Federal Credit Union, which eventually became Service Credit Union. The credit union has grown tremendously through the years.

Service Credit Union offers enhanced products and services, such as surcharge-free ATMs, free ATMs, free debit card usage, free checking and Student Checking, getting paid up to two days early, instantly-issued Visa® credit and debit cards, loan discounts, online auto buying center, shared branching and 7-day banking at all in-store locations. Plus, members can enjoy a comprehensive suite of online services including bill pay, mobile apps, remote check deposit, SMS text messaging, person to person payment system, an online financial management system and online TurboTax products.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014 09:34

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Advice To The Players' Angela Smith Wins Best Actress at the New Hampshire Theatre Awards

SANDWICH — Advice To The Players is pleased to congratulate Angela Smith on being awarded Best Actress in a Professional Drama or Comedy at the New Hampshire Theatre Awards on January 25.

Angela received the award in recognition of her role as Cassius in Advice To The Players' March production of Julius Caesar, directed by Caroline Nesbitt. Other Advice To The Players finalists in the Theatre Awards included Candace Clift (Best Actress for Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing), John Schnatterly (Best Actor for Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing), and Mark Woollett (Best Director for Much Ado About Nothing), as well as Much Ado About Nothing for Best Production.

The Sandwich-based professional Shakespeare company is no stranger to the New Hampshire Theatre Awards; during the ceremony's twelve year history it has regularly garnered acting wins for members of the company and numerous special awards for excellence in production.

Smith, a long-time New Hampshire resident and recent addition to the roster of the Actors Equity Association (the national labor union representing stage professionals), said she was thankful to Caroline Nesbitt for giving her a chance to play the part of Cassius, a character who was historically male and is most often played by a man.

"Casting a woman in this role," said Smith, "and costuming the production in modern dress, allowed us to use a classic text to take a fresh look at the changing role of women in society, especially in places of power. I was honored to be a part of this process, to have shared this production with such a fantastic group of actors, and to be a part of a company that I'm very, very proud of."

Smith will be returning once again to a major role in Advice To The Players' March 2014 production of Richard III. She'll be taking on the role of Lady Anne, wooed by Richard in a famously difficult scene. Joining her on stage will be ATTP favorites Bob Bates and Mark Woollett, as well as several newcomers to the company drawn from the ranks of New Hampshire's professional actors: Dan Beaulieu, Artistic Director of Portsmouth's Seven Stages Shakespeare Company, will be taking on the title role as Richard III, and Sharon Paquette, Valerie Rigsbee, and Gary DuBreuil, each well known to stages in New Hampshire and elsewhere, will also be taking on major roles.

Advice To The Players will be hosting a Richard III kick-off party at The Corner House Inn in Center Sandwich on February 19. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served, and the pub will be taking drink and food orders as well. Gather, mingle, talk to members of the Advice To The Players production staff, board of trustees, and actors from Richard III. ATTP is also holding a meet and greet for students who are interested in participating in Richard III at The Community School in Tamworth on Thursday, February 6 at 1pm.

More information about Advice To The Players, including upcoming events and productions, can be found at www.advicetotheplayers.org

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