TILTON — Local law enforcement officers will don different uniforms on September 17 between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. in support of Special Olympics New Hampshire (SONH) during a "Tip A Cop" event at the Applebee's restaurant located at 4 Sanborn Road.
Law Enforcement Torch Run volunteers, including Tilton Police Chief Bob Cormier, will act as "Celebrity Servers" by greeting guests, serving food and drinks and educating the public about SONH. All "tips" they receive will directly benefit first year athletes and local programs participating in a variety of Special Olympics sports programming.
As part of the Applebee's promotion to benefit Special Olympics New Hampshire, the restaurants have also been selling paper icons for $1 each with all proceeds benefiting SONH. Icon sales will continue through September 23.
Members of law enforcement said they appreciate the opportunity to share their passion for supporting Special Olympics with their communities through Tip A Cop events.
"Applebee's has been a great partner to Special Olympics New Hampshire and the Law Enforcement Torch Run over the years by hosting golf tournaments and the 'Tip-a-Cop' events," Cormier said. "We hope everyone in the Lakes Region will stop by the Tilton Applebee's to enjoy dinner and join us as we raise funds for Special Olympics!"
Tip A Cop events will also be held in Nashua, Concord and Derry between Sept. 17 and Sept. 22.
Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 09:28
LACONIA — A free educational presentation titled "Be Wise, Take Care of Ears Like Eyes" will take place in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, 227 Ledges Drive in Laconia, 11:30 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, September 16. Beverages and light refreshments will be served. Dr. Laura Robertson of Audiology Specialists in Laconia will be the speaker.
Some attendees will enjoy the opportunity to "test drive" the newest technology available in hearing devices, allowing them to experience the advancements for themselves. Only a few devices are available for the presentation and arrangements must be made in advance.
Robertson is the recipient of nine consecutive ACE Awards from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. This award is only given to professionals who obtain more than 30 hours of continuing education, within the profession, during a limited period of time. Robertson frequently attends continuing educational programs to stay current with the ever-changing developments relating to hearing healthcare.
Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 09:24
GILFORD — On Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 pm, the Gilford Public Library will host a presentation by Wildlife Guide Robin Dublin.
She will share her experiences and photographs from a summer spent at Alaska's world famous McNeil River Game Sanctuary, where the largest annual gathering of brown bears congregates to fish for salmon. At the height of the salmon season, visitors can sit 15-20 feet away from 900 pound brown bears as they fish, sleep and interact with other bears. It is common in July to see 40-60 bears at a time.
Visiting McNeil River is a very special opportunity only given to ten visitors a day through a special lottery permitting system that the state has managed since 1973. Those lucky enough to win a permit fly to the sanctuary, camp in bear country and view bears for four days on the remote Alaska Peninsula. Robin was one of these lucky people.
Robin is visiting her mom, Gloria Dublin who is a mainstay at the Knit Wits Knitting Club at the Gilford Library. Robin is giving this presentation in honor of her mom's 80th birthday. This presentation is free and open to the public.
Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 09:21
FRANKLIN — People can enjoy lunch or dinner at the May Garden Chinese restaurant on Sunday, September 14 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to help support the Boys and Girls Club of Franklin.
The May Garden Chinese Restaurant will donate 20 percent of all sales, take out or eat in, to the Boys and Girls Club of Franklin.
Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 09:15
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