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Laconia professional firefighters food drive for St Vincent De Paul

LACONIA — The Laconia Professional Firefighters are accepting donations for the St Vincent De Paul Food Pantry at both the Central Station, 848 N. Main St, and the Weirs Station, 7 Lucerne Ave.
With the holidays upon us all local food pantries are in need of donations. The Laconia Firefighters have placed a drop box in each station lobby that the public can access. Here is a list from the St Vincent De Paul website as to needed donations: canned meats and beef stews, canned soups, canned vegetables, canned fruit, tuna fish, canned juices, tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, pasta, macaroni and cheese.

Personal care and baby items are also needed. These include diapers, tissue, and toilet paper. Toothbrushes, toothpaste, shaving cream are also welcomed. Baby wipes and baby food are also most appreciated.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:14

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T-Bones conducts fundraiser for Turkey Plunge through November, 17

LACONIA — T-BONES Great American Eatery and Cactus Jack's of Laconia are taking part in the Turkey Plunge to benefit the Salvation Army of Laconia. As an annual tradition, Laconia T-BONES and Cactus Jack's employees collect donations amongst themselves and dress up to participate in the annual event.

Guests are encouraged to visit T-BONES and Cactus Jack's at 1182 Union Avenue in Laconia through Sunday, November 17, 2013. Every five dollars donated to the Salvation Army of Laconia at Laconia T-BONES and Cactus Jack's will earn guests a spin on the Donation Prize Wheel as a thank you to patrons for their support. The wheel is full of great prizes, intended to be a win, win for the guest and plunge team.

The Salvation Army is celebrating 120 years of service in the Lakes Region. This past year, they have given out over 17,000 meals and 7,000 food baskets and provided about 9,000 bed nights at the local Carey House shelter. Laconia staff will be present at the Turkey Plunge on Saturday, November, 23 at noon at Opechee Cove beach to take the plunge for the cause.

Jason Bolduc, T-BONES and Cactus Jack's general manager, said "The Turkey Plunge is an annual tradition for our employees and it's really such a great cause. Our guests' support helped tremendously last year and we're hopeful this year will be a success too!"

For more information about the Salvation Army of Laconia, visit www.use.salvationarmy.org/laconia. For more information about T-BONES Great American Eatery, find us online at www.T-BONES.com.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:09

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Moultonborough Historical Society Potluck Supper Nov. 18

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Historical Society will hold its November meeting on Monday evening, November 18, at 6 p.m. at the Life Safety Building (fire/police station) on Route 25 in Moultonborough, and the program will be a potluck supper in honor of any and all veterans who wish to attend, followed by a short program to be determined.

The supper will be free to all veterans and their spouses; just bring your own place setting, and call Fran Vincent at 253-6250 or Kathy Garry at 476-2349 to make a reservation, so we can be sure and have enough "potluck" for all to enjoy. All others who wish to attend, please bring a dish to share, along with place setting.

Beverages including coffee, tea, and water will be provided. The usual meeting time, which is the second Monday evening of the month, would fall on Veteran's Day, so to avoid a conflict with the holiday, this month's meeting will be one week later than usual.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:04

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Trio of downtown Tilton businesses plan 'Customer Appreciation Night'

TILTON — Three local business on Main Street in downtown Tilton would like to thank their customers, old and new, by celebrating with a 'Customer Appreciation Night' on Nov. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. Lakes Region Cupcakes, Blooming Iris and Gabriel's Salon and Day Spa will have a variety of discounts on products, services and gift cards, along with giveaways, mini services, snacks, beverages and much more for customers to enjoy as they walk through each shop. Customers can enter a grand prize drawing of items from each participating shop by receiving a ticket at Blooming Iris, making their way over to Gabriel's Salon to enter their ticket, and viewing the grand prize at Lakes Region Cupcakes. Along with all the great deals being offered, radio DJ Molly King from WLNH will be there to provide an enjoyable night of live entertainment.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:58

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