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Retired Educators meeting Tuesday at Giuseppe’s

MEREDITH — The next Lakes Region Retired Educators' Association's meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21 at Giuseppe's Restaurant at Mill Falls Marketplace. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. 

The meeting will include an informal social time to share books read, hobbies, and/or types of volunteering. A buffet lunch will be provided.

The cost will be $16 per person, including tax and tip. Reservations are due Friday, January 17. To make a reservation call 253-8559 or 524-4062.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 10:26

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Meat Bingo at American Legion Post 33

1MEREDITH — The American Legion Post 33 in Meredith is hosting a Meat Bingo event on Saturday January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith.

The event is sponsored by the American Legion. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit repairs to the American Legion Post. There is no smoking at this event.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 10:11

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Gilford Rotary Pizza Bowl is Tasty Competition

 GILFORD — Gilford Rotary will be sponsoring it's 1st ever Pizza Bowl competition on Sunday- January 26 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Gilford Youth Center.

Local pizza purveyors will be packing their pies with a plethora of pleasing palette poppers. Attendees will vote on their favorite pizza (People's Choice Award) and kids age 8 and under will vote for their favorite (Kids' Choice Award). There will also be a special panel of pizza professors who will vote on Best Cheese, Best Sauce, Best Crust, and Best Specialty Pizza.

Pizza places participating include Papa Gino's, Gilford House of Pizza, Pizza Express, Sal's Pizza, Lakeside Pizza, Weir's Beach Lobster Pound, and Gilford Village Store. Additional support and beverages provided by Lakes Region Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and Shaw's Supermarket
Pizza Bowl Pizza Passports are only $8/person. Children age 8 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased from a member of Gilford Rotary or at the door. Proceeds from this event will go to the many non-profit activities supported by Gilford Rotary in Gilford and the Lakes Region area.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 10:09

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Cryans to speak at joint meeting of Sanbornton & Tilton Democrats

SANBORNTON — Mike Cryans, candidate in the March 11 special election for the recently vacated 1st District Executive Council seat, will speak at a joint meeting of the Sanbornton and Tilton Democratic Committees. The meeting will be held at the Sanbornton Public Library, Meetinghouse Hill, on January 22 beginning at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact, Gail Morrison, Chair of the Sanbornton Democratic Committee (603)-286-4596.

With the death of Ray Burton, Mike Cryans has stepped up to run for the 1st District Executive Council seat long held by Burton. Cryans is a 17 year County Commissioner, a former teacher, consultant to small business and board member of a community hospital. He states he is determined to build a strong economy in our northern communities and is dedicated to their well-being. He is currently employed at Headrest, a non-profit organization which deals with substance abuse recovery. Mike comes from Littleton and lives in Hanover, but his work has focused on all parts of central and northern New Hampshire. The Special Election to fill the remainder of Ray Burton's term is scheduled for March 11.

The New Hampshire Executive Council is unique. Five regionally elected councilors give advice and consent, working as a check on the Governor's executive power. The Executive Council approves or rejects all significant state contracts, judicial nominations, appointments of leaders to state agencies and sets priorities for all state highway and infrastructure projects.

Ray Burton's recent death has opened one of the five positions and so one of five votes on matters that come before the Council. The 1st District covers most of northern and much of central New Hampshire and was held by Burton for eighteen terms.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 09:51

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