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Brewster Curvey Scholars meet with benefactors


WOLFEBORO — Over dessert at Brewster Head of School Mike Cooper and wife Andrea's residence recently, James C. Curvey, vice chairman of Fidelity Investments, and his wife, Shirley ,met the three youngest Curvey Scholars. They offered advice to all the scholars as they move into the new school year at Brewster Academy, and Curvey fielded questions from some of the students.

Each year, three incoming local freshmen are awarded Curvey Scholarships, thanks to the generosity of the Curvey family who reside in Alton. This year's freshman scholars are Roy Gardiner of Gilford and Tara Fitzpatrick and Catriona Lennon of Wolfeboro.

Recalling Jim Curvey's commencement speech to the Class of 2013 and his focus on the importance of relationships, one student asked Curvey how his own relationships have shaped him. Curvey talked about the importance of building relationships and making connections in the workplace. ''Find the people that will provide you with the best management that you can learn from, and when you are asked to do three things – do four, ''he said.

Another question for Curvey: does he think technology, such a big part of students' lives today, is positive or negative. He sees both the positives and negatives. ''It changes so fast – while we sleep – and it is filled with opportunity to be creative and entrepreneurial."Take advantage of that, but keep a balance in your lives. Don't forget about the importance of personal relationships." he said.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013 07:45

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Italian Night Dinner at St. Joseph Church, Belmont, Saturday, October 19

BELMONT — Robert Leroux Council 10934, Knights of Columbus are hosting its fall Italian Dinner at St. Joseph Church, Belmont, Saturday, October 19, from 5-6:30 p.m.
Dinner will feature Lasagna (Meat or Cheese), Spaghetti, Meat Balls, Salad, Garlic Bread, Rolls, Desserts and Beverages. The cost is $8 per person and $30 for a family of five or more.
St. Joseph is located at 96 Main St., Belmont

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:49

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'Tasty Tidbits' to Benefit I-L Community Caregivers

MEREDITH — Can sampling cheeses and other delicious foods help your neighbors? It can at the "Tasty Tidbits" event at Moulton Farm on Saturday, October 19 from 3 to 5 p.m. One hundred percent of the proceeds from ticket sales for the event will go to Interlakes Community Caregivers, a local non-profit that provides assistance to residents of Center Harbor, Meredith, Moultonborough, and Sandwich who need help doing the things many of us take for granted.

The sampling event will feature cheeses from New Hampshire and Vermont cheese makers, food prepared by Moulton Farm's chef, Jonathan Diola, bakery treats prepared by the farm's talented baker, Trish Lutkus, and other products, such as sparkling cider, from northern New England producers.

"Neighbors helping neighbors is something we believe in," says John Moulton, owner of the Meredith Farm. "Interlakes Community Caregivers provides a great service for so many people. We're happy to help by providing a fun and tasty event that also raises funds for this important organization."

"We are truly lucky to have Moulton Farm in our community, not only for their great local produce, but for their support of nonprofits such as ours," indicated Ann Sprague, ICCI Executive Director. "I encourage everyone to come to the event, enjoy some great food, and support ICCI's efforts to help our neighbors."

Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased either at Moulton Farm or by calling Interlakes Community Caregivers at 603-253-9275, ext. 3.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:47

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Masonic Lodges across state holding open houses Saturday

TILTON — The Doric-Centre Lodge in Tilton will be one of 65 Masonic Lodges  holding a special open house on Saturday, Oct 19, to give the people of their communities an unrestricted look at who Masons are and what they do.

The lodge will have displays and tours and will also have a grill going from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

The purpose of the special Open House, involving 65 Masonic Lodges from Portsmouth to Colebrook, is to demonstrate to people how Freemasonry relates to local communities and attempts through its members to promote social well being.

"The people hosting this event are the very people of our own local communities," said Stewart Aronson, Grand Master of New Hampshire's 6,400 Masons. "We live, work and play like everyone else, share the same concerns for our kids, like everyone else and work to make our communities better places to live, just like everyone else.

The times, Aronson added, demand that people have a chance to see for themselves what's "behind our closed doors and to have a sense of the genuine passion we Masons share for the social and spiritual values we embrace."
In keeping with the Grand Master's objectives, doors to local Masonic Lodges will open promptly at 9 a.m. and remain open until 3 p.m. Member Masons from their own communities will be on hand to answer questions and give guided tours to explain the significance of Lodge furniture, ornaments, jewels and working tools used in private Masonic ceremonies. Lodge members will also address how these symbols of the fraternity apply to its charitable work and the community service work of its members.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:43

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