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Gilmanton Women's Club to meet on August 3

GILMANTON — The next meeting of the Gilmanton Women's Club will be held at the Shellcamp Lake Clubhouse, Gilmanton on Monday, August 3 at 1:30 p.m.
The Gilmanton Women's Club was formed in 1971 with a mission to raise funds for the benefit of Gilmanton's townspeople, and local organizations.
Those who would like to learn more about the club can contact Judy Bakos, President at 267-5056, or Bernadette Gallant, Vice- President at 364-7709, or visit the web site at: www.gilmantonnh.org then go to community - Gilmanton Women's Club.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:51

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Got Lunch! Rumney to hold Old Home Day yard sale

RUMNEY — Come to the Got Lunch! Rumney community yard sale at Old Home Day on August 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Town Common in conjunction with Rumney Old Home Day festivities.

Over half of the children at Russell School in Rumney are eligible for free or reduced lunch during the school year. But when summer comes the community steps in to make sure that the nutritional needs of our kids are not forgotten simply because school is out for the summer.

Now in its second year "Got Lunch! Rumney" is providing lunches to more than 60 children who might otherwise have gone without this summer. Thanks to the efforts of so many in the Baker Valley communities, this program is filling a critical need for Rumney's children.

The Got Lunch! Rumney team is seeking donations of good quality, salable merchandise to generate funds to keep this program going. Household items, décor, furniture, camping and sports equipment, collectables and jewelry etc., are needed and welcome. Donations may be made from 6-8 pm the day before the sale at the Common where volunteers will be setting up, or you can bring your "treasures'" to Barbara McElroy's barn (984 Quincy Rd) anytime and we will get them to the sale.

Any questions, help with pickups, can be directed to Diana Paquette at 978.500.0247 or Alice King, at 786-9378.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:47

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Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Grill & Greet at Laconia Airport

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will hold a Grill & Greet Summer Networking event on August 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Laconia Airport, 65 Aviation Drive in Gilford.

This new summer program is a unique way to bring along co-workers, customers or vendors and discover this community asset. The event is being hosted in collaboration with Laconia Airport Authority, Emerson Aviation, Sky Bright, WinnAero and the NH Humane Society!.

Stop by and enjoy a BBQ lunch, see all thl remodeling that has been taking place at the terminal, learning more about the animals at the NH Humane Society (and meet a few) and all of the aviation services offered by Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) Emerson Aviation and Sky Bright including concierge services, charter flights, flight instruction, scenic flights, and more. Many homeless animals available for adoption at the NH Humane Society get a second chance at life thanks to animal transport programs that fly into Laconia Airport.

For more information, contact the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce at 524-5531. Registration is now open on the Chamber's website at www.LakesRegionChamber.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:35

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Arnold Graton will speak at Meredith program on covered bridges

MEREDITH — Many residents and visitors to New Hampshire love the quaint covered bridges that dot our landscape. For those who have ever wondered how they were built and what tales they have to tell, experts will be coming to the Meredith Community Center on Thursday, August 20th at 7 pm to tell their stories.

Altrusa International Club of Meredith and the Community Garden Club of Meredith will be cosponsoring a presentation by Arnold Graton Associates of Holderness, foremost authority on covered bridges in the country. They will present the history and construction of these treasured symbols of our rural past.

Attendees will also enjoy the photographs of John Anderson, a well-known Campton photographer, who will show his gallery of photos of New Hampshire's covered bridges. This will be an opportunity to enjoy his panoramic views from a unique perspective.

Admission to this fascinating event on August 20 is $10, which includes refreshments. It is likely to sell out, so reservations may be made by calling 556-7743.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:25

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