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Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice Hosts Volunteer Informational Sessions

LACONIA — Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice will be holding two information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a Hospice volunteer. The information sessions will outline the expectations of volunteers who choose to work in this rewarding area and the training curriculum requirements.

The free training is especially geared towards people interested in helping individuals and families deal with end-of life issues, bereavement and loss. The training and class materials are free and open to the public.
Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, February 6 at 10 a.m., Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice Wolfeboro Branch 240 South Main St. Medical Arts Bldg at Huggins Hospital

Tuesday, February 11 at 12 noon Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice Corporate Office 780 North Main Street, Laconia

Central New Hampshire VNA& Hospice encourages anyone who wants to learn more about end-of-life choices and the Hospice experience to attend the information sessions. Contact Pamela Littlefield, Volunteer Coordinator, to sign up for any of the dates. For more information call 524-8444 x2348 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014 10:30

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Zeke Martin and the Oracle Jazz Band performs at Pitmans on Jan. 30

LACONIA — Zeke Martin and the Oracle Jazz Band will perform at Pitman's Freight Room on Thursday, January 30 at 8 p.m.

Born in Brussels in 1973, Zeke Martin entered the world with a pair of drumsticks in his hands. Members of the band include Zeke Martin-Drums/Band Leader, Brian Eggleston - Keyboard, Pat Loomis - Sax, Joe Sumrell - Bass. The Zeke Martin Project has performed in many locations throughout the northeast region, including the Berklee Performance Center, The House Of Blues in Boston, The Black Repertory Theater in RI, Minton's Playhouse and Sweet Rhythm, in NYC and tours Malaysia yearly.

Additionally, The Zeke Martin Project has shared the stage with such star performers as The Neville Brothers, The Funk Brothers, Ali-Ollie Woodson from the Temptations, three time Grammy nominee Ski Johnson and Regina Bell. The Zeke Martin Project also just won New England Urban Music Award Best Jazz CD 2010. Currently, The Zeke Martin Project resides in Boston, MA and continues to perform along the east coast and in Asia.
Admission is $12 per person doors open at 7:30 p.m. BYOB. www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

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Retiring Plymouth Coach Chuck Lenahan will be honored

PLYMOUTH — There will be a retirement celebration held on Saturday, March 15 for Plymouth Regional High School's head football coach and athletic director Chuck Lenahan. The celebration of Coach Lenahan'sl ong and distinguished career will be held at the high school and starts at 4:30 p.m.

The celebration includes dinner, a video program and remarks from Coach Lenahan. Tickets are $30 each with a limited supply. Tickets can be purchased for $30 by contacting Janice Prescott at Plymouth Regional High School, 536-1444, ext. 3.

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PSU professor speaks on 'R2P: Why Libya? Why not Syria' Feb.11

PLYMOUTH — The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at Plymouth State University will present CUNY Professor Thomas Weiss speaking on "R2P: Why Libya? Why Not Syria" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts.

Weiss is presidential professor of political science at the CUNY Graduate Center and director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies. He is also research professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. A leading expert on the United Nations and on humanitarian intervention, Weiss has written extensively about international organizations, conflict management, humanitarian action, the Responsibility to Protect doctrine, North-South relations, and U.S. foreign policy.
The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is an international security and human rights initiative to prevent and stop genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. Weiss will explore how decisions are made regarding whether, when, where and why to intervene to protect civilians.
A past president of the International Studies Association, former chair of the Academic Council on the UN System, and former editor of Global Governance, Weiss has authored or edited some 45 books and 225 articles and book chapters about multilateral approaches to international peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable development.
The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series was established at PSU in 1979 to bring a variety of speakers to the university each year to address the critical political, social and cultural issues and events of our time. The series is named for humanitarian and New Hampshire businessman Saul O Sidore.
The theme for this year's Sidore Lecture Series is "Whatever Happened to Ethics." The Sidore Series suggests that, "from hunger and the financial crisis in the U.S. and abroad to global warming, there is an ethical component to our failure in dealing with these issues." Series speakers will discuss the ethical and moral expressions of the problems of today, and potential solutions.

The next speaker in the series will be Chuck Collins, senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC. Collins will speak on "Inequality Matters: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It" Thursday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at the Silver Center.

All Sidore Lectures are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. A reception follows each lecture. Tickets are available at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014 10:24

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