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Smith, Hemingway speakers at Pemi-Baker GOP Supper June 27

ASHLAND — The Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee (PBVRC) is pleased to announce that Bob Smith, candidate for US Senate, will speak at the first spaghetti dinner of the season on Friday, June 27. He joins gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway on the evening's agenda. After their talks, the speakers will be happy to take questions.

Andrew Hemingway is an entrepreneur, Republican activist and native of New Hampshire. He is a vocal leader of Republican ideals in the Granite State and has spent the past several years working to spread a message of fiscal restraint and individual freedoms.

Andrew is the founder and current owner of Digital Acumen -- a technology firm specializing in emerging political communications—and Founder and Chief Political Innovation Officer at his newer company, Grassloots-- a web-based fundraising tool being used by Republican candidates across the country.

In the political realm, Andrew served as NH State Director for Newt Gingrich's Presidential campaign, organized the first-ever US Presidential Primary Twitter Debate in 2011 and successfully led the charge against the state LLC Tax.
When not involving himself in political activity and running his businesses, Andrew enjoys time with his wife Katie and his two children, Morgan and Connor, at their home in Bristol.

Bob Smith and his wife have resided in Wolfeboro since 1970. He is a Navy Vietnam veteran and former teacher, coach, and manager of a real estate firm.

His political career began as a school board member. In 1976 he volunteered for Ronald Reagan in Reagan's first presidential campaign and ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1980. He did serve as Congressman fro 1985-1990, and as US Senator from 1991-2003. He is currently running for another term as US Senator.

The dinner, which includes the now famous Spaghetti sauce with meatballs and italian sausage, garlic bread, salad, beverages, and desserts, runs from 5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 37 Main Street, in Ashland. It is open to the public. Adults are $10, kids 5-12 are $5, and under 5 are free. Special family price is $25. For more information, Omer can be reached at 603-536-2224 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; or contact Cindy at 603-536-3880 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:30

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Altrusa Hosting Community Dinner on June 26

MEREDITH — The Altrusa Club of Meredith will be hosting their last Community Dinner of the season on Thursday, June 26th at the Congregational Church on Highland Street. Dinner is served at 5:30 so attendees may begin arriving at 4:45 p.m.

The menu for June 26 will consist of Oven Barbecue Chicken, rice pilaf, tossed salad, bread and butter, strawberry shortcake, milk, tea and coffee.

As seating is limited, reservations are required. Call Shirley at 279-8772 to reserve your seat today. All ages are welcome and encouraged to join us. There is ample parking in the church parking lot and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

This dinner is free of charge, however, donations are gratefully accepted. The evening will provide members of the local community the opportunity to enjoy a good nutritious meal in the company of neighbors.

This venture is partially funded from a Grant that the Meredith Altrusa Club was awarded by Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. to improve the economic well-being and quality of life through the foundation's commitment to community service


Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:25

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Troubadour/Balladeer Jim Barnes at Gilford Library

GILFORD —On Tuesday, June 24th, the Gilford Public Library will host a presentation by Folk Singer and Balladeer Jim Barnes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
A New Hampshire native, Barnes has been singing and playing the guitar and banjo for nearly 4 decades. Many of his songs reflect his celebration of the state and the humor he finds in small towns. Other songs reflect a rich dedication to traditional Irish music and folk songs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:22

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Rubber Duckie Race on July 4th Raises funds for Charities

MEREDITH — The ducks are coming, the ducks are coming! Have you adopted a duck yet for the 24th Annual Meredith Lions Club Rubber Duckie race? Ticket prices are still the same at $5 for one ticket and $20 for five.
First prize is $1,000.00, second prize - $500, third prize - $500, fourth prize - $300 and fifth prize - $200. That's not
all. There are 23 more prizes of local gift certificates donated by merchants in the community.

The race is set for 4 p.m. on the 4th of July at Hesky Park in Meredith. Ticket sales end at 3:30 p.m. the day of the race or June 30 by mail Checks may be sent to: Meredith Lions Club, P.O.Box 1720, Meredith, NH 03253.

Proceeds from the race help purchase eyeglasses and hearing aids for those in need in the area. The club also supports David's House,
Fidelco Guide dogs and the NH Sight and Hearing Foundation. Four scholarships were recently given out at Inter-Lakes High School funded
by monies from the race.For more information about what the club does or to order duck tickets contact Lion Marie at 279-6016.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:19

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