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Meredith Village Savings Bank Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

MEREDITH — The deadline for Meredith Village Savings Bank's (MVSB's) 2014 Community Photo Contests is approaching. All entries are due by the close of business on Friday, May 30.

Winners of the calendar contest will have their photographs featured in the MVSB's full-color 2015 Community Calendar, to be distributed free-of-charge to the community. Selected photos may also be used for the Bank's desktop calendar, holiday cards and/or note cards. Winners of the website contest will have their photos featured as the banner photo on the Bank's website and/or Facebook page. Winning photographers will be awarded a $50 cash prize for each photo selected and used. The winner will be responsible for the payment of any federal, state and local taxes on the prize.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 08:40

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Laconia Youth Football and Cheer Sign-up Dates

LACONIA — Laconia Youth Football and Cheer Association will be holding 2014 football, cheer, and flag football sign ups at the Fitness Fest-Family Fun Night at Laconia High School Field on May 28 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Sign ups will also be at the Laconia Community Center on Saturday, May 31, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Wednesday, June 4 7-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration is free. People can also sign up by going to www.laconiachiefs.com.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 08:37

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Weedwatcher Training Session Sunday in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Town of Moultonborough Weedwatcher program will hold a training session Sunday, May 18, at 1 p.m. at the Moultonborough Library Community Room.

Participants will be instructed on how to conduct a weed survey, what to look for, and who to contact if there is a problem. Volunteers will also receive a binder full of information on the program and details on the most threatening invasives. Included in the binder is a plant identification key for common plants on NH waterbodies.

There is no cost to the volunteer. The only equipment a volunteer will need is a boat, a partner or two, and a nice bright summer day. Weed watching usually takes place once a month from late May through August. Participants survey a selected area and report findings via phone or email to the weed watcher manager.I

For more information contact weedwatcher manager Bev Nelson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 08:34

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Genesis Behavioral Health Hosts Community Forums Tuesday, Wednesday

LACONIA — Genesis Behavioral Health is hosting two community forums in recognition of May is Mental Health Month. The theme of this year's event is "The Heart and Hope of Mental Illness."

The first forum will be held in Plymouth on Tuesday, May 20 at the Plymouth State Ice Arena Welcome Center. The second forum is scheduled for Wednesday, May 21 at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. Both events are from 5-7 p.m.

The forums will feature presentations by In Our Own Voice, a NAMI NH (National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire) recovery education program. The program is given by trained presenters who themselves have struggled with mental illness and are in recovery.

"Mental health is often in the news, but understanding the impact locally is key," said Maggie Pritchard, Executive Director of Genesis Behavioral Health, "The forums provide us with an opportunity to translate what you've read in the papers or seen on TV to the everyday lives of people in our communities. In Our Own Voice does just that. Come to the forums and listen, and give us your thoughts on mental health in the Lakes Region."

Light refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to attend. RSVP to Kristen Welch, Director of Development and Communications, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 603-524-1100 x445 if you wish to attend.


Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 08:31

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