FRANKLIN — The Thrift Clothes Closet has a new spring clothing line for the entire family. It is located just two doors north of Franklin City Hall at 332 Central Street and is a nonprofit ecumenical organization with a 501 (c) 3 status. This store has been in operation for the past 14 years. Our mission is to serve the needs of the Twin Rivers communities with clothing and household needs at a minimal cost to customers.
Through the generosity of our donor's invaluable contributions of clothing, household items and the many hours given by our 17 volunteers, we are able to provide more affordable clothing and essentials. Besides, providing material goods there is an atmosphere of friendliness and respect to all who enter the store.
The store hours are Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Thrift Clothes Closet can be reached by phone at 934-2423.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 08:38
GILFORD — The 10th Annual St. Baldrick's "Shaving to Conquer Kids Cancer" fund raising event is in full swing and accepting shavees, and donors who wish to be a "Hero to Kids With Cancer."
Locally an effort is underway to make the 0th anniversary event the biggest and most successful yet. It will be held on June 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the Gilford Youth Center, 19 Potter Hill Rd. Gilford. In addition to the "shaving of the heads" participants can enjoy, music, entertainment, great food, and raffles throughout the day.
To become a shavee, sponsor a shavee, be a barber, become a corporate sponsor visit www.stbaldricks.org , click "Find One Near You", type Gilford Youth Center, follow on screen instructions to register as a shavee, team, volunteer, barber, sponsor a shavee, or donate to the event. Locally more information can be obtained by calling 603-455-8915. Visit us at www.facebook.com/lrstbaldricks.
Since 2000 when the first event was held in NYC more than 213 million dollars has been raised to support cancer researh. Locally the 9 events held in the Lakes Region has raised $373,929.30. In partnership with the Save Giovanni Foundation and DKMS Americas over 125 people have been registered to the National Bone Marrow Registry as well as donating over 800 inches of hair to "Locks of Love".
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 08:28
SANBORNTON — A Sanbornton Candidates Night will be held at the Sanbornton Public Library on Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m.
The event will provide an opportunity to meet candidates on the town ballot and is being coordinated by Andy Sanborn and moderated by Pat Clark.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 08:24
LACONIA — Charles "Chick" Paris Vusvunis, 87, of 59 Cottonwood Avenue died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Monday, April 21, 2014 surrounded by his family.
Mr. Vusvunis was born September 3, 1926 in Worcester, Mass., the son of the late Paris and Marianne (Alexiou) Vusvunis.
Mr. Vusvunis served in the U. S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific onboard the USS Bunker Hill. He was a longtime resident of Laconia and was owner of the Bluebird Motel.
Mr. Vusvunis was a member of the Taxiarchai Greek Orthodox Church. He loved gardening and birds.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-three years, Arlia "Nancy" (Prouty) Vusvunis, of Laconia; a son, Peter Vusvunis, of Hempstead, New York; two daughters, Cheryl Gunnerson of Gilford and Lisa St. Laurent and her husband, Thomas, of Center Sandwich; two grandchildren, Diane Liakas of Gilford and Michael Gunnerson of Northwood; four great grandchildren and a niece, Marianne Morrissey, of Lynn, Mass.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Greek Orthodox liturgy will be conducted at Taxiarchai Greek Orthodox Church, 811 North Main Street, Laconia, N.H. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10 a.m.
Burial will follow in the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Gilford, N.H.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00