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Laconia Elks hosting hoop shoot

LACONIA — The Laconia Elks will be holding the Elks Hoop Shoot free throw contest for all Lakes Region area boys and girls ages 8 through 13 years old as of April, 2014. The contest will be held at the Laconia High School on Sunday, November 24 at 10 a.m. Registration will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

The participants must have verification of their ages and must have a parent with them at the registration. There will be two divisions, boys and girls in three categories in each division. Winners of the local hoop shoot will move onto the North District Hoop Shoot that will be hosted by the Plymouth Elks on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at Plymouth High School.

For more information call the Elks Hoop Shoot Chairmen Don Doherty at 524-3291.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:33

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Gerri Harvey to speak at November Art Association meeting

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Art Association will hold its up-coming meeting on Monday, November 18, at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community, 435 Union Avenue, Laconia. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Lakes Region acrylic landscape artist Gerri Harvey will be the speaker for the LRAA November meeting. Her presentation will include samples of some of her recent paintings with demonstrations and discussion of techniques she uses in painting skies, foliage and water.

Harvey has been painting for over 30 years and she is the new webmaster for the Lakes Region Art Association. Her art is exhibited at VynnArt Gallery in Meredith and online at http://www.gerriharveyart.com
Association meeting are open to the general public.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:30

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Gilford POPS sales support performing arts students

GILFORD — The Parents of Performing Students (POPS) of Gilford High School will be selling car magnets and bumper stickers displaying the Performing Arts logo during the upcoming performances of "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" this weekend and next weekend.
There will also be several "Themed" baskets on display that will be raffled off at the Craft Fair on Saturday, December 7.
The sale of all of these items will support the scholarships given to Performing Arts students by the POPS organization.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:27

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Annual 4-H Jubilee recognizing members

LACONIA — More than 50 4-H members and leaders were recently recognized for their contributions to the Belknap County 4-H Program at the Annual 4-H Jubilee.

Over 100 attendees enjoyed the special ambiance of the Historic Belknap Mill while dining on Turkey Pies donated by Hart's Turkey Farm in Meredith as well as a plethora of pot luck side dishes and desserts.

Cheyenne Longley of Northfield was the winner of the 2013 Governor's Trophy at the Belknap County 4-H Fair served as mistress of ceremonies. Some of the highlights of the evening included: 4-H members, leaders and volunteers were recognized for their contributions for not only this past year but some for up to 25 years of service; over 45 Best of Show awards to 4-H members from their entries at the fair, a traditional Nepalese dance demonstration by 4-H member Anjana Dulal of Laconia, 2013 4-H Leader of the Year to Carolee Longley of Northfield, 2013 Friend of 4-H Award to Mary Ellen Boudman of Laconia, I Dare You Leadership Award to Champa Dulal of Laconia, and The Bert Southwick Junior Achievement Award to Daisy Burns of Sanbornton.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:24

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