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Service Credit Union opens branch in Franklin

FRANKLIN — Service Credit Union recently opened its 43rd branch worldwide and 26th in New Hampshire, expanding its presence in the Lakes Region with its second branch in that area. Formerly Members First Credit Union's Franklin location, Service Credit Union's new full-service banking institution with a deposit-taking ATM is located at 886 Central Street in Franklin.

Members First Credit Union selected Service Credit Union to acquire the branch, along with the deposits and certain loans, because Service Credit Union shares the same credit union values, commitment to service and community involvement. It currently has a strong market presence in the area with the Tilton In-store Branch in the Lakes Region along with in-stores in Concord and Plymouth off the 93 corridor.

Gordon Simmons, President/CEO of Service Credit Union, cited the connection of Franklin and Service Credit Union's long history within New Hampshire. "In 1957, eight individuals founded what is now Service Credit Union," Simmons said. "Their goal was to provide affordable financial services to civilian employees and military personnel at the air force base in Portsmouth, N.H. We continue that goal today and have expanded it to all those members who live and work in New Hampshire."

Service Credit Union offers enhanced products and services, such as surcharge-free ATMs, free ATMs, free debit card usage, free checking and Student Checking, getting paid up to two days early, instantly issued Visa® credit and debit cards, loan discounts, online auto buying center, shared branching and 7-day banking at all in-store locations. Plus, members can enjoy a comprehensive suite of online services including bill pay, mobile apps, remote check deposit, SMS text messaging, person to person payment service, an online financial management system and online TurboTax products.

"Franklin's new location enhances the footprint of unparalleled financial services and convenience that Service Credit Union currently provides," Simmons added.

The full-service branch offers six-day banking services, mortgages, consumer loans, and a full-service ATM. The hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014 07:38

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Pemi-Baker GOP will hear Andrew Hemingway

ASHLAND — The Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee will be hosting all you can eat Spaghetti dinner at the American Legion Hall, 37 Main Street, Ashland on Friday, June 27.

Guest speaker will be Andrew Hemingway, candidate for NH Governor. Price: Adults $10; Children 5-12 $5; 4 and under free; Special family price $25. Time: 5-7 p.m. Contact Omer at 603-536-2224 or Cindy at 603-536-3880

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014 07:33

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Gilford Parks and Rec welcomes Shooter's Gold Basketball Camp

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is once again inviting the Shooter’s Gold Basketball Camp to come to Gilford this summer. The camp will be held in the Gilford Middle School Gym from July 7 through July 11.

Session one for children entering grades 1 through 4 will run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Session two for children entering grades 5-8 will be run from 10:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Participants may register by picking up a form from the Parks and Recreation office or by visiting the Gilford Parks and Recreation website at www.gilfordrec.com.

For more information regarding the program or for information on the camps cost contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.



Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014 06:59

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Plymouth Democrats meeting on June 18

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Area Democrats will hold an annual meeting on Wednesday, June 18 beginning with a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m. at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center on Depot Road. The meeting will feature special guest Will Hopkins who will discuss "Sequestration and the Slush Fund: the Myths and Realities of Pentagon Spending".

Will Hopkins grew up in Plymouth and is a graduate of Plymouth State University. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Sociology and a Master's degree in business administration with a certificate of advanced graduate studies in strategic marketing management. He currently serves as the Director of NH Peace Action and is the state’s only paid peace activist. NH Peace Action is a non-profit organization whose members are dedicated to making a contribution to world peace, envisioning a world in which nuclear disarmament, mutual security, global understanding, international cooperation and respect for human rights create social, economic, and environmental benefits for all humanity.

The Plymouth Area Democrats welcome the public to attend their meetings, which begins with a potluck supper and social hour, followed by a brief business meeting and the featured event. There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience at its conclusion. For further information call 536-2856.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:52

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