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Bolduc Park Holding Open House Saturday

GILFORD — Bolduc Park Association will be hosting an Open house on Saturday morning June 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. Guests are invited to visit the park to see the nine hole par-three golf course, the pro shop and our hiking trails. Visitors are invited to use facilities free of charge during the open house hours.

Bolduc Park is run and maintained solely on the work of volunteers, the park has no paid employees. Members of the volunteer group and board of directors will be on hand to offer information on volunteer opportunities.

Golf lessons and leagues are available at the park all summer long. Bolduc Park will also host a business after hours to be held in August and an annual golf tournament open to the public the weekend of August 15-17.

A new and improved disc golf course is being planned and guests can get information about its development at the open house.

Bolduc Park is a 501c3 Non-Profit organization and is fully operated and maintained by volunteers. The park offers golfers of all ages and skill levels a beautifully maintained nine-hole, par 3 golf course, walking trails and retail/pro shop. Lessons and leagues are available and in the winter the park is groomed for cross country skiing and snow shoeing. Volunteers are always needed and welcomed. Stop by or call the park for more information 603-524-1370.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 08:57

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Alton Historical Society holding Yard Sale Saturday

ALTON — The Alton Historical Society will be having their 8th Annual Fundraising Yard Sale on Saturday, June 7 during the Town Wide Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the J. Jones & Son Freight Building on Depot Street next to the B&M Railroad Park.

It will be held rain or shine inside the building. 100% of the proceeds from the Yard Sale go towards the restoration of the J. Jones Building.

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Winni Historical Super Bingo on June 7th

LACONIA — The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society will offer Super Bingo, a high stakes bingo game, on Saturday, June 7. Doors open at 2 p.m. in the Funspot Bingo Hall. This game will provide participants a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes. 

The Super Bingo Game offers a $13 9-card package for the afternoon session running between 4:30-5:30 p.m. and the choice of a $25 12-card package, $30 18-card package will be available for the evening session 6:45-9:15 p.m. Participants are also welcome to rent a Bingo computer for just $6 per day, play e-cards, paper cards or both to increase the chance of winning.

Players are allowed to buy a maximum of 54 faces on an electronic video bingo device and are limited to one unit per person. Guests may play either the afternoon or the evening session, or may come early and stay late to play both sessions.

The one-hour afternoon session will include 10 games paying an estimated $100 each. The evening session will include 12 games paying an estimated $320 each and three “Winner Takes All” games that may award up to $1,600. The “Carryover Coverall” game is guaranteed to pay $2,000. All prizes are based on attendance.

Guests are encouraged to come early as seating is limited. A catered buffet meal from Patrick’s Pub & Eatery will be provided. Sample bingo programs and information on bingo gift certificates are available by visiting their website at www.LakeWinnipesaukeeMuseum.org and clicking on the “Bingo” tab.

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Enterprise Center receives $85k grant for tech assistance programs

CONCORD — The N.H. Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) has approved a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award of nearly $500,000 to a group of economic development organizations that offer services and programs for microenterprises. The organizations work with low- and moderate-income people who either own or want to start up a micro-business.

The grant was made to Grafton County, which will oversee implementation of the awards, then subgranted to five programs.

Included on the list of recipients was the Enterprise Center of Plymouth, which received $86,452 for training and technical assistance programs. A partnership between the Grafton County Economic Development Corporation and Plymouth State University, ECP will offer programs on topics such as lending advice, workshops on business skills, and one-on-one counseling for microenterprises that demonstrate promise for success. The award will allow ECP to staff and market their training programs, and benefit at least 35 entrepreneurs in Grafton and Belknap counties in the next year.

The grant awaits final approval from the Executive Council.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 08:47

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