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Dessert auction on Sunday will benefit Hands Across the Table community meal


LACONIA — Local bakers are busy planning what dessert they will feature at the upcoming Dessert Auction this Sunday, November 23 from 3-5 at the Beane Conference Center on Blueberry Lane, Laconia. The auction will benefit Hands Across the Table.
PK Zyla, well known local auctioneer, will attempt to keep those paddles raised as attendees bid on delicacies from Village Bakery, Wicked Sweet New England Treats, Ooo La La Creative Cakes, Annie's Café and Catering, Vintage Café, Water Street Cafe, Heavenly Confections, Penny Crafts, O Steak and Seafood, Hector's, Kara's Café and Cakery, Kitchen Cravings and the talented kids from the Huot Technical Center. Many local home bakers, churches and volunteer groups have also stepped up to offer some mouthwatering recipes. Gift certificates from Vista, Hannaford's and Shaw's will also be auctioned.
Admission is a canned good or other nonperishable item.
Guests will be treated to sweet refreshments as well as locally roasted coffees sponsored by Woodshed Roasting Company, which is also sponsoring the event along with Contigiani's Catering and the Beane Conference Center.
Hands Across the Table offers a free hot meal every Wednesday night from 4:30-6:30 at the Parish Hall of St. Andre Bessette on Gilford Avenue, Laconia. HATT's mission is "To feed all who are hungry on body and spirit. We do so willingly and with compassion and understanding". For further info call 455-7206.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 02:39

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Builders & Remodelers meeting at Pitman’s on Thursday

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association will meet at Pitman's Freight Room on Thursday, November 20 from 5-8 p..m. combining networking, an educational seminar on new healthcare options with light appetizers and beverages followed by a performance by comedian Mark Scalia.

The social and networking program gets underway at 5 p.m. followed by new board member elections at 6 p.m. There will then be an opportunity to learn more about the new healthcare options available during this open enrollment period. Experts will be on hand to discuss before the comedy show, which gets underway at 7 p.m.

Cost is $20/members and $25/non-members. (Must be at least 21 years old). Sponsored by the Lakes Region Builders & Remodelers Association, RSVP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 387-1817.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:28

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Garden club was one of earliest supporters of Living Classroom campaign

MEREDITH — The Community Garden Club of Meredith along with various other nonprofit organizations and individuals made various donations, as well as attended the Grand Opening Ceremony for the Living Classroom at Inter-Lakes Elementary School.

The Community Garden Club of Meredith was one of the earliest supporters of the Living Classroom. Academic growth and engaging students in their learning is at the heart of the Living Classroom Greenhouse Project. The multi-purpose room was packed as the students, teachers, staff and guests enjoyed the dynamic program created by the students and teachers to celebrate the living classroom.

Dr. Steve Kelly opened the program by outlining the vision, guiding principles, and philosophical foundation supporting the creation of a Living Classroom, an on-site greenhouse that will be used to enhance the educational program offered at Inter-
Lakes Elementary School. "Hands-on" education in the Living Classroom is designed to involve teachers and support a multi-disciplinary curriculum approach while promoting experiential education and a respect for bio-diversity and nature. He stressed that community involvement is essential to the function and sustainability of the Living Classroom. The project created partnerships with local residents and organizations within the community.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:21

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Sales of tires at Irwin Automotive will benefit Pub Mania

LACONIA — The Irwin Automotive Group is committed to making a difference in the Lakes Region community and sees the importance of giving back whenever possible. During the month of November the Irwin Automotive Group will donate $1 for every tire sold from all Irwin Automotive Group locations. Irwin's goal is to raise $1,200 for Pub Mania. Pub Mania is a fun event hosted by Patrick's Pub and eatery in Laconia NH. Last year Patrick's Pub hosted its 5th Pub Mania and raised a mind boggling $177,545.

 Help the Irwin Automotive Group reach their goal this month and further benefit a great event for the local community. Buy  tires now and get up to a $140 tire rebate through Nov. 30.  Irwin will offer free lifetime tire rotations with the purchase of four tires.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:15

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