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081413 LRCS Family Resource Center Starts Fourth Year of Parenting Classes (280)

LACONIA — The Family Resource Center of Central New Hampshire is entering its fourth year of offering a wide variety of parenting programs for parents of children of all ages. This past year the FRC enrolled 188 families, impacting over 325 children and offered over 2000 hours of education and family support.

Classes are held in the early evenings and most are offered free of charge, with dinner and childcare available on-site each evening for families in attendance. Advance registration is requested as space is limited. Assistance with transportation is also available with advance notice and approval.

August 15 marks the start of the Nurturing Skills module, Developing Personal Power and Keeping Kids Safe focusing on positive ways to manage behavior and examine choices that keep all members of the family safe and healthy. The series will include guest presentations from New Beginnings, Horizons and the Child Advocacy Center and more.

Other fall programs include: Parenting Journey (a ten week series); Active Parenting of Teens (a six week series); Becoming Resilient in a Busy World (a one-time workshop); Freshstart-A Smoking Cessation Program (a four week series); Cooking Matters for Adults and Children (a six week series); Understanding Children's Growth and Development (a five week series with orientation); Cooperative Co-Parenting (a four week series); READY! for Kindergarten (for Laconia Parents); Buckling Up Your Precious Cargo-Car Seat Safety (a one-time workshop); Relatives Raising Relatives (an on-going support group).

Call Shannon Robinson-Beland, Lakes Region Community Services, at 581-1571, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or visit www.lrcs.org and review the Current Parent Education Programs at the Family Resource Center page.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 August 2013 09:09

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081113 DiGiorgio Associates Inc./Monitor Builders Inc. Support LRGHealthcare as $5,000 Gold Sponsor of August 12 Golf Classic (420 w/ 3 col. photo LRGH Golf)

LACONIA — DiGiorgio Associates Inc. & Monitor Builders Inc. recently signed-on as a Gold Sponsor of the LRGHealthcare Golf Classic to be held on Monday, August 12 at  Laconia Country Club.

Sponsorship and golfer opportunities are still available; participants have the choice to golf in the morning or afternoon round, and will be treated to a great day of golf, contests & prizes, and delicious meals.

Event proceeds will benefit the HealthLink program. Over the years this tournament has raised more than $870,000 to support HealthLink, an information and referral service as well as an access program for those who are uninsured or underinsured in the Lakes and Three Rivers regions.

"DAI/MBI have been great friends to the LRGHealthcare organization over the years. We appreciate their ongoing support of all of our events and programs in helping to keep our community healthy," states LRGHealthcare President & CEO Tom Clairmont.

DiGiorgio Associates Inc. (DAI) & Monitor Builders Inc. (MBI) provide quality healthcare planning, design, and construction management services. They have a long history of providing imaginative solutions with thoughtful consideration to an organization's function and feasibility. "HealthLink is a vital resource to so many in this community and we are committed to providing LRGHealthcare the support they need to sustain this important program," explains DAI's Managing Principal John Weaver.

DiGiorgio Associates Inc./Monitor Builders Inc. joins TITLE SPONSOR Bank of New Hampshire; SILVER SPONSORS Cross Insurance and MetroCast Business Services; GOLF BALL SPONSORS Cerner Corporation and FairPoint Communications; BRONZE SPONSORS Brennan and Pike, Franklin Savings Bank, Giguere Electric, Inc., Gragil Associates, Inc. and Landmark Benefits; CART SPONSORS Electric Connection and Meredith Village Savings Bank; and CORPORATE SPONSORS Chip Broadhurst, Creative Office Pavilion, Humana MarketPOINT, Inc., Jackson Lewis LLP, Meredith Village Savings Bank, New Hampshire Healthy Families, and Stanley Elevator Company, Inc. Fratello's Italian Grille, Patrick's Pub & Eatery, and the Irwin Automotive Group will be Hole-in-One sponsors.
Foursome spots and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information contact the Office of Philanthropy at LRGHealthcare, 527-7063 or visit www.lrgh.org.



LRGHealthcare SVP of Administrative & Support Services Suzanne Stiles and LRGHealthcare President & CEO Tom Clairmont thank Title Sponsor DiGiorgio Associates Inc./Monitor Builders Inc. representatives for their support as a Gold Sponsor of the August 12 LRGHealthcare Golf Classic, to be held at Laconia Country Club. From left to right: Suzanne Stiles; Tom Clairmont; Monitor Builders Inc. Executive VP Steve Kovacs; Monitor Builders Inc. Superintendent Isaiah Moldenhauer; DAI Managing Principal John Weaver; and Zack Kovacs. Proceeds from this event will benefit the HealthLink Program. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 August 2013 08:57

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081513KutcherOnFox (116)

MEREDITH — David Kutcher, a retirement expert in Meredith, will be interviewed on Fox News Live on Friday, August 16 about his article, “Income... Invest Wisely: Worst Time for Seniors in the Last Ten Years.” The interview will stream live on Fox News Live’s website at 11 a.m.
Kutcher has been helping clients retire successfully and pursue their financial goals for nearly 25 years. At his financial planning firm, DAK Financial Group, retirees are offered a wide range of financial services to help them achieve their perfect retirement.

Kutcher and DAK Financial Group specialize in retirement planning, life Insurance planning, long-term care planning, estate planning solutions and income planning.

For more information, call DAK Financial Group at (603) 279-0700 or visit www.DAKFinancialGroup.com.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 August 2013 08:54

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081313 Belknap County GOP to hear from Jim Rubens (140)

BELMONT — The next meeting of the Belknap County Republican Committee will be held on Wednesday, August 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant.

With the 2014 elections now in discussion, this month's guest speaker will be Jim Rubens. Jim is a former State Senator who has formed an exploratory committee to determine his potential as a challenger to US Senator Jeanne Shaheen. Jim will discuss his ideas on the issues, and will share his thoughts about his chances in next year's election.

All Republicans and like-minded Independents are invited to attend Belknap County Republican Committee meetings. Although the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., those interested in having dinner and/or wish to socialize before the meeting, should plan to arrive as early as 5 p.m.

Members are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to the meeting for distribution to local food pantries.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 August 2013 08:20

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