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Pemi F&G Club Hosts Archery Championships

HOLDERNESS — The 16th Annual IBO sanctioned New Hampshire State 3-D Archery Championship and the First IBO New England Regional Championship (NECS) were held on Saturday/Sunday, June 28/29 at the Pemi Valley Fish and Game Club with recognition given in twenty-eight different shooting classes. There were 129 competitors from the Northeast vying for the title of Northeast Regional and New Hampshire champion in the various classes. The winners in each of the classes are listed in the club website, click on Event Results.
The weather was perfect (maybe a bit too hot in the upper 80's). Thanks to the kitchen crews who served breakfast and dogs/burgers/etc throughout the day both days. Very special thanks to the Northeast Regional IBO Director Jon Brown and NH IBO Director Dave Castle (and his right hand Kim) and all the regional and state IBO reps for guiding this event to such a successful conclusion! Also heartfelt thanks to the couple dozen Pemi Club Board members, club members and several non-members who pitched in from a few hours to many days of their time. Our special accolades to Rev. Earl Miller who donated time and effort well beyond reasonable expectations. George Andrews, Bill Orr and Ryan Babka, Nancy Allen, Ryan Wing, Savannah Thompson also donated two or more days to the effort. IBO reps Jon Brown and Dave Castle also donated several days of their time in preparation for the shoot, thanks guys!
The Plymouth Walmart donated a McKenzie standing deer target and the following businesses donated generously to the cost of targets: Plymouth Guarantee Savings Bank, Dick Piper (Piper Construction), Mark Troiano (Finishing Touches), Ward D'Elia and David Cote, DVM (Plymouth Animal Hospital).

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:56

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Gilford Youth Center plans summer’s end party

GILFORD — The Gilford Youth Center will be holding its third annual Summer's End Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. on the MS Mount Washington.

Along with a sunset cruise, guests will enjoy dinner, drinks, and live music. There will also be a silent auction with gifts from various attractions in the Lakes Region. Tickets are $60 per person and are now available at the Gilford Youth Center. Tickets can also reserved by visiting www.gilfordyouthcenter.com.

Proceeds from the event will help the Gilford Youth Center continue to offer free and affordable programs for families in the Lakes Region. This event is for guests ages 21 and up. Attire is casual.

For more information call 524-6978.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:51

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Historical Society puzzles based on historic postcards

MEREDITH — The Meredith Historical Society is selling puzzles taken from early postcards of Meredith. Three versions are available and can be purchased at the Meredith Historical Society is located at 45 Main St., Wednesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at the Farm Museum, located on Winona Road on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.

A scene of Post Office Square in 1890 shows the Historical Society building as the centerpiece and graceful elm trees along the street. The Old Oak on Meredith Bay has ladies resting underneath, the old "Shook Mill" in the background and a view down the lake. For boaters, there is a festive puzzle of the Uncle Sam Mail Boat unloading mail and passengers at the Bear Island dock.

Each puzzle contains 300 pieces and is sold for $20. They are also available at the Main Street building. Sales of these puzzles help support the work of preserving and documenting life of the Meredith area. For more information call 279-1190. 

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:49

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Tilton Masons serving breakfast on Sat.

TILTON — The Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge 20 will hold their monthly public breakfast and bake sale on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main St. (Route 3/11 West) in Tilton. 

The breakfast will include eggs cooked to order, and the cost is $7.
Proceeds will benefit the various charities the Lodge supports. The Masonic Lodge will also be open for public tours and information. For more information about the breakfasts or about the Masons, contact Woody Fogg at 524-8268.


Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:41

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