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Belmont Kindergarden Registration held during March 10th

BELMONT — Registration for kindergarten and first grade for the 2014-2015 school year will be held during the week of March 10th from 9:30-11:30 a.m at the school.

Children registering for kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 30,2014. Children registering for first grade must be six years old on or before September 30, 2014. Copy of birth certificate, immunization records, latest physical and proof of residency are required at time of registration.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:35

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Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation Annual Meeting

LACONIA — At its annual meeting on January 22,, the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation re-elected the following officers: Paulette Loughlin, President, Michael Nolan, Vice President, Michael Muzzey, Treasurer, and Judi Tucker, Corporate Secretary. The four officers combined have a twenty-three year record of service to the foundation.

President Loughlin, commented that "if all of us fulfill our maximum term of nine years we will have given a combined thirty-six years to a wonderful cause.'' She added that the board was very pleased that trustees Susan Brown, Sandra Caulfield, Susanne Weldon-Francke and John Perley agreed to serve another term. Additionally, the board welcomed new trustees: Karin Salome and James Waldron.

This year the board lost two retiring board members, Sandy McGonagle and Douglas Scott.

"We thank them for their dedicated service to the foundation, and to its mission of helping college-bound students fulfill their educational and career goals" said Loughlin.

Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation scholarship applications are available at area high schools, or by contacting the office at 527-3533, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by downloading from the website www.lrscholarship.org under the applicant section. The deadline to submit completed 2014 applications is April 15.

The members of the foundation would also like to encourage graduating high school seniors to submit an entry for the John Mullen Essay Contest. Seniors planning to major in art-related fields are encouraged to participate in the Annalee Thorndike Art Competition as well. The LRSF website has further information and details on these specialized scholarship opportunities. Those interested in the Foundation may contact the scholarship office to obtain a copy of their 2013 year-end newsletter.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:31

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Artists of the Month for March

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Art Association announces the artists selected to be on display during the month of March for the Artists of the Month Program. The work will be on display through March 17.

Each month, a jury selects from submissions by member artists to be featured at various businesses in the Lakes Region. These original pieces might be oil or acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastels, photos or collages.

The following member artists selected include: Mona Smith, Northway Bank, Tilton; Cynthia Roesch, VynnArt Gallery & Art Supplies, Meredith; Marcy Yerkes, Northway Bank, Laconia; Marlene Witham, Franklin Savings Bank, Franklin, Main Office; Sue Harris, Belknap Mill, Laconia; Gerri Harvey, Franklin Savings Bank, Gilford, and Rob Caron, Northway, Meredith.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:13

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Boating Education courses beginning on March 29

CONCORD — The Department of Safety, Boating Education is offering the boating education course to the public at various local locations. All courses will be held on Saturdays from from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dates and locations of courses are as follows: March 29, April 26, May 17 and 31 at the Moultonborough Police Department; April 19 and May 17 at Gilford Marine Patrol; May 31 at Winnisquam Marine.

There is a $30 non-refundable fee per person for the class and because of the limited seating pre-registration is required. For more information call (603) 293-2037 or (888) 254-2125 to pre-register.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:00

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