RUMNEY — Captured In Time Photography is teaming up with another local business in Rumney, Backwoods Farm, to put on a fund raising event on February 15 to benefit Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
The event, "That's SNOW FUN Either," invites members of the public to come to Backwoods Farm from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a day of exploring the snow-covered 30 acres of the Backwoods property. Attendees are welcome to bring their own 4X4 vehicle, ATV or snow machine. Those that don't have an appropriate vehicle are encouraged to come anyway, as there will likely be a spare rig available. Entry fee is $7 per person and children younger than eight will be admitted for free. Captured In Time Photography will be operating a photo booth. There will also be food, a fire pit, a raffle of items donated by local businesses, and a petting farm. To mark February as Heart Disease Awareness Month, Captured In Time also plans to hold a balloon release in memory those who have have died from or are afflicted by the disease.
All proceeds raised during the event will benefit Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Those unable to attend are encouraged to make a donation to CHaD Heart Disease Awareness and mail it to 935 East Rumney Road, Rumney, NH, 03266. An account will also be established at Community Guarantee Savings Bank in Plymouth. Organizers hope to raise $5,000 for the organization.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 09:28
TILTON — Seven motivated members of the Winnisquam FFA Chapter spent the weekend of January 17 at the annual NH FFA Winter Leadership Camp, where they improved their skills as young leaders, met other FFA members from around the state and participated in social activities. In all, 59 students of agricultural education engaged in the event.
Campers participated in workshops on subjects such as diversity, ethics and goal setting. The seminar was led by Corey Flournoy, a former National FFA President and founding partner of Creative Outreach, a diversity and motivational consulting group. Assisting Flournoy were the six NH FFA State Officers, teens from across the state elected to leadership positions by their peers.
NH FFA Leadership Camp has been held annually for more than 15 years, and remains one of the organization's most popular activities. It is funded in part by the NH FFA Foundation, with participants paying only a portion of the cost to attend. The event is held at the Brookwoods Conference Center in Alton, on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. While at the event, the students meet and interact with other teens from some of New Hampshire's 16 agricultural education programs, staying in heated cabins and sharing meals, workshops and recreational activities.
The FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) is a national organization of nearly 580,000 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. The organization has 7,570 chapters located throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. FFA's mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Local, state and national activities and award programs provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Visit www.nhffa.org for more information.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 09:26
NORTHFIELD — A healthcare enrollment event will be held Monday, February 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Pines Community Center and will be conducted by Covering New Hampshire, the official free resource designed to allow Granite Staters to learn about the health insurance marketplace, and Planned Parenthood of Northern New England.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 09:05
MEREDITH — The Frog Rock Tavern on 67 Main Street in Meredith will be hosting its first Wine&Design event on Monday February 10.
This event will feature two local artists, Jasmyn Ali and Kate Lemay, who will walk you through a creative masterpiece, step-by-step.
This event promises a night of spirited creativity with friends and like minded people. The event will run from 6:30-9 p.m. with instruction starting promptly at 7 p.m.
The cost is $40 per person and includes two hours of art instruction, all the materials necessary to make a painting including a 16x20 painting canvas, and a comfortable space to initiate creativity. The Frog Rock Tavern will be offering specials on glasses and bottles of wine as well as buckets of beer.
Jasmyn Ali is a mother to her beautiful Australian Sheppard (Poet) and cat (Steve French) living in Gilford. She is a graduate of the Art Institute of Boston where she studied computer generated graphic arts, painting and sculpture. She then obtained her master's degree in Art Education from Plymouth State University and works for the Laconia School District. Jasmyn would like to see her art "project her creative view of the world, in an original style that evokes feelings of wonder and stimulates the senses with bright, colorful, and energetic prowess."
Kate Lemay is a married mother of two (Cooper 6, Finn 3) from Gilford. She earned a bachelor's degree in Studio Arts from the University of New Hampshire and later earned her master's degree in Arts Education from UARTS in Philadelphia, PA. She currently owns and operates a studio in Gilford in addition to her professional career. Kate believes art "...is a barometer to ones soul, an indicator of wellbeing."
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 12:26
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