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Preventative Health, Chamber Brown Bag Luncheon Topic

PLYMOUTH — Looking for greater health and a better quality of life? Perhaps a lifestyle change is in order.

Join the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 19, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Public Library on Russell Street in Plymouth. Patty Stewart and Associates will host Dr. Jennifer Highland, DO, who will share her years of experience offering tools and techniques to better understand the body, how it thrives, and what can be done to make it perform better.

Jennifer Highland, DO is a physician, board-certified in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, offering a comprehensive approach to diagnosis, treatment, and health promotion. Practicing here in Plymouth, Dr. Highland provides specialty care for the full range of medical concerns to patients of all ages, as well as engaging her patients in an exploration of lifestyle changes to optimize health and well-being. Dr. Highland received her B.S. from Yale University and her doctoral degree from the University of New England College of osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine and has extensive training in Cranial Osteopathy.

With over 40 years of experience, Patty Stewart and Associates has been assisting businesses and families in the community with their health and dental insurance needs. Their expertise and knowledge will help guide individuals and businesses to suit their needs.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 10:00

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Happy Tails Informational Meeting at Tardif Park

LACONIA — Happy Tails Dog Park of the Lakes Region will be having an informational meeting at Tardif Park Friday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m.

The board meeting will be focused on our upcoming Theater Night on March 22, as well as 2014 planning for the fundraising to complete the next stage in approval for the city owned location at 55 Growtth Road. This next stage will require a full scale permit acceptable design drawing which includes the completion of a land survey, wetlands survey, and the official engineered plan before going back before returning to request final approval from the city of Laconia and finally breaking ground.

Happy Tails Dog Park of the Lakes Region is a 501(c) 3 non- profit organization founded in 2008 with the objective of serving as a resource for pet families to build strong, whole-family foundations.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 09:56

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Your Personal Errand Service Provides Peace of Mind for Those Needing Assistance

LACONIA — As an eighteen year resident of the Lakes Region, Marge Wooley came to realize there was a real need for someone to help people with everyday tasks. Individuals are often housebound due to physical limitations of age, injury or illness, or simply too busy in their professional lives to get everything done. In response to this issue Wooley recently founded Your Personal Errand Service, LLC.
Among the many services offered, Wooley will personally pick up groceries, mail packages, return library books, go to the pharmacy or any number of other errands to and from homes and businesses within the communities of Laconia, Gilford, Belmont or Tilton. She'll even take your dog or cat to the veterinarian for you. As the Daytime Supervisor at Lakes Region Pet Resort for two years and an avid animal lover, Wooley is always eager to provide pets with love and attention.
Your Personal Errand Service, LLC also offers companionship to those seeking someone to visit and play games with a loved one who is alone during the day. "A lot of people feel torn because they have to be at work while a senior parent is by themselves all day. They realize that it can be very isolating and lonely. I provide periods of camaraderie to break up the monotony and offer the adult child some peace of mind", states Wooley.
In addition, she offers assistance with meal planning and preparation. Main courses and soups can be frozen to use over a period of time. She'll even sit with seniors when they have a need for a repairman or utility provider to come to their home. "It can be frightening for seniors to allow a perfect stranger into their home while they're alone. I sit with them, keeping them company and offering a feeling of safety during this uncomfortable time".
She extends this service to busy professionals as well. They often find it challenging to be available to let service providers into their home during working hours; especially when there is usually no way to know the exact time they will arrive. Wooley waits for them at the residence, stays during the house call and makes sure the home is locked up properly when the work is complete.

Wooley is fully insured and references are available. She carries with her at all times a Criminal Record Authorization Clearance provided by the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of State Police. "I don't want anyone to have to assume I am an honest, law abiding member of the community. I am happy to show proof and am not offended in the least when asked. There is too much at stake with the care of loved ones and personal property". To see a full list of services provided, go to www.yourpersonalerrandservice.com or call 603-556-7440.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 09:51

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Soda Shoppe hosts St Patrick's themed lunch and paint-along

 LACONIA — The Soda Shoppe is happy to announce a Lunch/Paint Along with a St Patrick's Day theme this Saturday, March 15 from noon- 3 p.m.

The Laconia Downtown institution is reserving it's backroom for a creative experience with fellow Downtown business owner and artist, Larry Frates, who has been offering these classes at local restaurants for over 5 years. Because of space requirements participation will be limited to 12 participants who will, for the $25 fee, receive a special St Patrick's Day lunch, all the materials for a completed painting of Ireland, the instruction by the LRPA artist, and the fun that is expected at a Frates event.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 09:48

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