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Belknap County GOP will hear Hemingway, Innis at meeting on Wed.

BELMONT — The Belknap County Republican Committee will meet Wednesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont.

The Committee will have two guest speakers, Andrew Hemingway of Bristol, a candidate for Governor, and Dan Innis of Portsmouth, a candidate for Congress in the 1st district. They will each discuss their reasons for deciding to run for public office, and will share with the Committee their philosophies and their positions on the issues affecting the state of New Hampshire. They are both facing primaries, so their appearance at this month's meeting will offer Committee members the opportunity to ask questions to help them decide who to vote for on September 9.

Belknap County GOP meetings are open to all Republicans and like-minded independents. Per their usual meeting format,those interested in having dinner and/or wish to socialize before the meeting, plan to arrive as early as 5 p.m.

The Committee once again reminds everyone planning to attend to bring a non-perishable food item to the meeting for distribution to local food pantries.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:14

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I-L Class of ‘64 to be honored at alumni brunch

MEREDITH — Inter-Lakes Class of 1964 will be the honored guests at the Annual Meredith/Inter-Lakes Alumni Association Brunch on Sunday, June 1. In addition to the brunch, the class has scheduled a series of festivities that will take place over the course of the weekend.

On Friday, May 30, the class will be holding a Meet and Greet at Harts Turkey Farm beginning at 6 p.m. An afternoon barbeque will commence on Saturday, May 31, at Carolyn Schoenbauer's house. The festivities will wrap up on Sunday, June 1, with a deluxe brunch buffet in the Winnipesuakee Ballroom at Church Landing. The social time will begin at 10 a.m. and the buffet will be served at 11:15 a.m.

In honor of this milestone year the Association has sent out a "90 for 90 Challenge" to local business owners to donate $90  to the Alumni Association. This donation will be used to continue the awarding of three $1,000 scholarships, maintaining and engraving the Alumni Loyalty Cup, and supporting the Annual Alumni Event open to all alumni. The following business owners have answered the 'Challenge' thus far. They include: J.W. Electric, Landscapes By Tom, Pacquette Signs, Grand View Home Inspection LLC, Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant, Moulton's Farm, Cerutti Contracting LLC, R. Joseph Dever Services, Bryant Paving, American Pride Landscape, and Real Green Lawn Care.

Other guests at the annual brunch will be the three recipients of the Alumni Scholarships from the Class of 2014, and the recipient of the Alumni Loyalty Cup, also a member of the Class of 2014. The Loyalty Cup is the longest presented award that the school gives out each year, as it was started by the Alumni Association in 1929.

The special "90th Anniversary" cost for the buffet this year is $19.24 per person. Reservations and pre-payments are needed by Tuesday, May 20. Reservations are to include the class individuals attended school with, the name requested to be on ones tag, and the individuals maiden name: Meredith/I-L Alumni Assoc., PO Box 1076, Meredith, NH 03253. Specific seating requested should be included in the reservation ahead of time.

For more information call Nancy Morrill at 279-6657 if you have any questions.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:10

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Rubens to speak at GOP gathering in Barnstead tonight

BARNSTEAD — The Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee (BARC'G) has announced will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. at J.J. Goodwin's Restaurant on Rte. 28  in Center Barnstead.

Guest speaker is former NH State Senator Jim Rubens, who announced last September that he would be challenging current U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen in the November 2014 election. Rubens will share his reasons for choosing to run, discuss where he stands on the issues, and explain why he feels he's the candidate who can best represent New Hampshire in Washington, D.C.

BARC'G meetings are open to Republicans and like-minded Independents from Alton, Barnstead, and Gilmanton, and any other towns in New Hampshire. Per the usual meeting format, those interested in having dinner or who wish to socialize before the meeting,should  plan to arrive as early as 5:30 p.m.

The committee reminds guests to bring a non-perishable food item (cans of soup, tuna fish, etc, etc) to the meeting for distribution to local food pantries.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:03

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Participants sought for city Memorial Day Parademorial Day

LACONIA — This year it is the Wilkins-Smith American Legion Post 1's turn to host and organize the Memorial Day parade and services.

The parade will assemble at Wyatt Park in the South End, on Monday, May 26, and is scheduled to get under way at 10 a.m.
Post 1 Adjutant Earl Beale says the post still does not have a curent list for points of contact for the various civic groups, Scouts or Civil Air Patrol. He is asking any of these groups which wish to march in the parade on Monday, May 26, to contact the American Legion weekdays after noon at 524-9728 or to call Beale directly at 455-2026.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 07:55

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