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092713 Pitmans Hosting Brickyard Blues Dance Band Saturday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room will host Dance Night featuring the Brickyard Blues Dance Band on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.

The Brickyard Blues plays all of the dance favorites from the 60's, 70's and 80's on up. They mix influences including Texas & Chicago Blues, Stax-era soul music, old-school R&B, with some roots & rockabilly thrown in.

In addition to getting airplay on radio stations throughout New England, their original song, Alabama Blues Man, was picked as the Favorite Blues Song at radio stations in Orlando Florida, and Warsaw, Indiana, and has even been featured on a radio station in Belgium that showcases American roots-rock music.

Band members singer-keyboardist Alan Rosen, Brian James on guitar and vocals, Tom Hoctor on sax, Bernie Rozmovits on bass, and drums.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:26

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Lakes Region Tourism Association holding annual Meeting

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Tourism Association will hold its annual meeting on October 2, at The NASWA Resort's Blue Bistro in Weirs Beach from 5:30-8 p.m.

The meeting will begin with the President's welcome and reports followed by the Executive Director's Marketing and Advertising overview. This overview will demonstrate how the Lakes Region Tourism Association promoted the region in state, out of state, and internationally, increasing the number of visitors to the region to create a positive economic impact on businesses.

Following the Executive Director's overview will be the announcement of two scholarships and the Annual Tourism Award.

The Lakes Region Tourism Association awards the Mildred A. Beach Hospitality Scholarship and the Mel Borrin Scholarship each year at their annual business meeting.

The Mildred A. Beach Hospitality Scholarship is awarded to a student attending a college, university or technical college in the Lakes Region and is pursuing a degree in tourism, hospitality and/or culinary arts. The Mel Borrin Scholarship is awarded to a student that has shown enthusiasm and entrepreneurial skills and is self-motivated to succeed.

The Annual Tourism Award was established to be given to an individual or business that has made a difference during the past year to bring visitors into the Lakes Region and Central New Hampshire. Examples include the enhancement of an event or attraction, development of an event or attraction, outstanding marketing/promotion of a related achievement that had an economic impact by bringing visitors to the area.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 08:10

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Pub Mania Event to Support Children's Auction

GILFORD — Patrick's Pub in Gilford is again leading efforts to raise funds for Pub Mania and the LNH Children's Auction.

Teaming up with the Tagg Team Pub Maniac and Scentsy Independent Consultant Eileen Burnell, a variety of products and fragrances will be on display to purchaseor to order. The Scentsy system is a safe, wickless warming system that uses a small light bulb to warm scent blocks placed in standing or plug-in warmers. Offered for children is a full line of Forest and Safari Fuzzy Friends, stuffed animals that include a Scent Pak inside. Household and body scent products are also available.
Burnell shared, "I've been a long-time supporter of Pub Mania and the LNH Children's Auction because the funds raised benefit children and families in the Lakes Region. I look forward to helping others support this worthy community effort. It's not too early to start your holiday shopping."
The public is invited to join supporters at Patrick's on Tuesday, October 1 from 5 to 8 pm. A door prize will be awarded, with no purchase required to participate. Orders can be placed during the event or online at http://eileenburnell.scentsy.us any time before October 7. Questions can be addressed by calling Eileen Burnell at 603-630-4296.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 08:07

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Belknap County Democrats to meet Monday night

GILMANTON — Belknap County Democrats will meet Monday, September 30 at 6 p.m. at the Temperance Tavern, 506 Province Road, in Gilmanton.

This is a pot luck meeting so individuals are asked to bring a dish to share. Individual town committees will have time set aside to conduct town business before the County meeting convenes.

County Commissioner Ed Philpot and members of the Belknap County delegation will speak on current Belknap County issues. Direct any questions to Kate Miller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 07:37

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