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Spaghetti dinner to benefit Joyful Footsteps Preschool

ALTON — Joyful Footsteps Preschool will hold a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, October 4 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Community Church of Alton. The cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children, and free for kids under 8 years of age. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 07:46

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LRGH Auxiliary Fall Craft Fair is on October 18

LACONIA —The LRGH Auxiliary Annual Fall Craft Fair being held on Saturday, October 18 at Laconia High School from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

Since 2002 it has been the commitment of the LRGH Auxiliary to provide breast cancer patients with a "comfort" tote bag of products and informational materials to help with recovery following surgery. Hundreds of patients have been helped by the Auxiliary's effort in the past twelve years.

The gym and hallway will be filled to capacity with vendors selling a wide variety of handcrafted creations, artwork and home cooked foods. Some terrific new vendors have joined the event to enhance variety and add to the talented works of our returning vendors. Shoppers need to arrive early to shop for the best selection. Plenty of parking is available and the event is handicap accessible.

The annual bake sale will offer a huge selection of delicious baked goods. The craft raffle this year will feature over 50 items, which have been donated to us by our vendor participants, area merchants and friends of the Auxiliary.

Once again a "Dine the Lakes Region" door prize will be awarded. It is valued at $100 and features gift certificates to Lakes Region restaurants. Anyone that attends is eligible to enter to win. Entry tickets for the door prizes will be available at the main entrance. You do not have to be present to win the door prize. Food and drink will again be offered by Annie's Café and Catering. A variety of breakfast and lunch selections and baked goodies will be for sale. Annie will again offer a "Pink Plate Combo Special" with a portion of the proceeds donated to help the Auxiliary provide "comfort" bags. Annie will offer food and beverages from the start of the fair until 2:30 p.m. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 07:40

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Dining at Patrick’s Pub Oct. 5-9 will help family recover from accident

GILFORD — A dining-out benefit is being planned to help a local family struggling to pay its bills following a serious accident.

The event to help Michelle Maslanka and her family will take place Sunday, Oct. 5, through Thursday, Oct. 9, at Patrick's Pub and Eatery.

Maslanka and her 6-year-old daughter where involved in a traffic accident on July 22. The daughter was released that evening from the hospital. However, Maslanka is recovering from a broken neck and her colleagues at Awakening Chiropractic in Tilton wanted to help her and her family reduce stress by providing financial assistance to them.

Those who wish to help can do so by dining at Patrick's Oct. 5 through Oct. 9, and telling their server they are there to help the Hook/Maslanka Family. Patrick's will then donate 25 percent of the bill to the family.

Organizers said they are very grateful to Patrick's their support of the effort to help the family.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:26

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Meredith Historical Society to hear story of Y Landing Marina

MEREDITH — The story of one of Meredith's oldest marinas will be presented to the Meredith Historical Society at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 7.

David Hamblet, owner of Y Landing Marina, will discuss its history from the 1950's to its busy status today. How did the current name of the marina originate? Has its focus changed through the years? Who frequents this boat yard on Meredith Neck?

It can be said that Dave Hamblet grew up at the Marina. As a boy his family lived next door to Y Landing. While attending local schools he spent teenage summers and weekends working at the Y Landing store, pumping boat gas and learning engine repair. Now with his own children growing up in the area, he continues to lead his marina staff in keeping Winnipesaukee boaters happily enjoying the lake.

Meredith Historical Society is located at 45 Main Street. This presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact 279-2275.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:16

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