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Got Lunch Driver Training Friday

LACONIA — GOT LUNCH! Laconia needs drivers and delivers for year four year of delivering healthy lunches to children's homes in Laconia during the summer school vacation. If you can help one Monday or ten Monday mornings join us Friday June 6 at 5 p.m. in the Church Hall of the Congregational Church of Laconia. The Laconia Police Department will be presenting safety tips and information and drivers will receive complete information about expectations and operations.

GOT LUCNH! Laconia delivers enough healthy groceries for five lunches a week to children in Laconia who don't have enough healthy food during the summer. For more information about the program – registration, volunteering or to donate – visit our website – www.gotlunchlaconia.org or call 524-0668 and ask for Paula.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:16

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Walk NH Week will be observed by city schools

LACONIA — Walk NH Week is designed to encourage people of all ages to get out, get moving and participate in a one to three mile community walk. Several years ago, Governor John Lynch proclaimed June 1-7 as Walk NH Week, as a way to promote walking and help keep New Hampshire residents on a healthy path. The goal of Walk NH Week is to inspire participants to continue walking as part of a healthy lifestyle long after the June event's end.

This yearly event aligns perfectly with the work of Laconia Health and Wellness Academy, an initiative in the Laconia School district to make Laconia Schools some of the healthiest schools in the state.

So get out and join Mayor Ed Engler and Superintendent of Schools Terri Forsten for a walk.

This morning Laconia High School students will walk to the WOW Trail and back with Superintendent Forsten and grade 6 from the Middle School will walk to the WOW Trail and back at 9:30 a.m. with Forsten, Mayor Engler and City Manager Scott Myers.

At 9:30 a.m. Thursday Elm Street School students will walk to Leavitt Park and back and will be led by Nick Ford with Kathy Berman of the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health, Superintendent Forsten, Sally Minkow and Carolyn Muller of LRGHealthcare and Mayor Engler taking part.

Friday morning at 9 a.m. Pleasant St. School students led by Principal David Levesque will be joined by Kathleen Merriam, who is in charge of the CERT program and is a member of the board of the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health, Superintendent Fostern and Mayor Engler for a walk down Pleasant Street to Harvard Street, returning the school via Dartmouth Street.

Also on Friday Woodland Heights School classes will walk a quarter mile loop in the field at the school led by Mitzi Tucker for all time slots with Joyce Cameron of Service Link, Denise Hubbard of Meredith Village Savings Bank, Sally Minkow and Carolyn Muller of LRGHealthcare , Police Chief Chris Adams and Superintendent Forsten taking part.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:06

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Plymouth Chamber offers members Tiered Investment Program

PLYMOUTH — Under a new membership structure, Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce's members are realizing new benefits.

''Historically, chamber membership costs has been determined by the number of employees,'' said Scott Stephens Plymouth's Executive Director. ''Following a new national model, the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce is now offering a tiered membership investment program that is based on the values the Chamber offers the company and not by the number of employees.''

Chamber members can now select from five investment packages based on how the chamber can best serve their membership needs, or continue to choose a la carte from the many benefits provided. Becky Parks, Banking Office Manager of Bank of NH in Plymouth, selected the Premium Membership Level. ''The Premium Level offers my company the best assortment of services including a continuous appearance on the Chamber's web site, advertising in the Chamber's Map & Guide Business Directory as well as strategic sponsorships of area events that offers us extra exposure to our customers and prospects.''


Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 08:56

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Email Marketing Boot Camp in Bristol June 10

BRISTOL — The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce is once again partnering with the Enterprise Center at Plymouth and the Town of Bristol for the last program in the Small Business Marketing Series: Email Marketing Boot Camp to be held on Tuesday, June 10, from 8-10 a.m. at the Town Hall in Bristol.

Joanne Randall, owner of Leap Year Marketing, will be back to present a hands-on email marketing workshop where attendees will learn how easy it is to create emails for marketing campaigns. Step by step, Joanne will guide the class through the stages of crafting an email newsletter. Participants are encouraged to bring their own computers to work within the Constant Contact program.

In this information-packed session, small business owners can gain strategies, tools, and techniques that can be implemented immediately to improve business success. Attendees will learn how to employ timesaving procedures, create valuable content, and build a quality community. Joanne will show how to best use graphics and designs within the software as well as how to share the email on your social media channels.

Click the link on the Chamber's website (www.plymouthnh.org) to register or call the Chamber office at 603-536-1001.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 08:52

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