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Havenstein to address meeting of Belknap County Republicans

BELMONT — Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein will address the next monthly meeting of the Belknap County Republican Committee scheduled for Wednesday, July 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Road, in Belmont.

Now that signup for elective office is complete, the committee will focus even greater attention on the Republican candidates who are vying for the Party's nomination in the Sept. 9 Primary.

Havenstein is facing a Primary challenge from Andrew Hemingway. The July 9 meeting provides an opportunity for people to hear Havenstein share his reasons for running for governor, and his plans for New Hampshire if he's elected. Those attending will also have the opportunity to ask Havenstein questions about his position on various issues.

Belknap County GOP meetings are open to all Republicans and like-minded Independents. Per their usual meeting format, those interested in having dinner (at your option) and/or wish to socialize before the meeting, should plan to arrive as early as 5 p.m.

The Committee once again reminds everyone planning to attend to bring a non-perishable food item to the meeting for distribution to local food pantries.

For more information, please check our website at www.BelknapCountyGOP.org, or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 10:08

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'Heather's Ride' on July 19 will benefit patients at Children's Hospital Boston

MEREDITH -- A charity ride to raise funds for Heather Lynne Siebert, a patient at Children's Hospital Boston, is scheduled for Saturday, July 19.

Riders will gather at Laconia Harley-Davidson in Meredith. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and riders will depart at 9 a.m. sharp. The registration fee is $35 per person and will include coffee and doughnuts before departure, a T-shirt and lapel pin (while they last) and lunch when we return to the Harley Shop. Those who pre-register can save $5.

The State Police guided ride will follow a route through the White Mountains via covered bridges with views from the Kancamaugus Highway. Upon returning to Laconia Harley-Davidson there will be a cookout of burgers and hotdogs, music by The Tim and Dave Show, and a few raffles for fun.

Funds raised from the event will be donated to the Heather Lynne Siebert Patient Support Fund at Children's Hospital Boston. Check out www.heathersride.webs.com for more information and check our facebook page - The Heather Lynne Siebert Memorial Ride.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 10:04

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First Loon Talk at The Loon Center on Thursday

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Thursday, July 10th at 7:30 p.m., Kittie Wilson, a Loon Protection Committee volunteer and proud recipient of the 2009 Spirit of the Loon Award, will share her observations and photographs of the loon family of Pleasant Lake in New London.

Loons are amazing bird parents, very gentle and loving with their chicks. Over the summer months those adorable loon chicks change a great deal. Come and enjoy a wealth of photograps as we weatch the little loons grow up.

Held at the Loon Center by the Loon Preservation Committee, The Summer Nature Talks are given every Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. during the months of July and August. All programs are free admission. Come early and browse The Loon's Feather Gift shop. Proceeds from the gift shop help fund the important work of the Loon Preservation Committee.

For 37 years the Loon Preservation Committee has worked to preserve the Common Loon and its habitat in New Hampshire through research, education, and management activities.

On Thursday, July 17 Kris Rines will present "The New Hampshire Coyote".

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 09:59

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Crunchy Western Boys at Rotary Park Wednesday evening

LACONIA — The Belknap Mill welcomes the Crunchy Western Boys to the part this Wednesday evening for some great sounds mashing up rock and roll and blue grass, with a bit of raucous folksy fun. You just gotta check it out because it is to cool to miss. Crunchy Western Boys start at 6:30 pm
Then, this Friday, there will be live music in the park from 12 noon to 1:30 pm for your lunch time recess. Come to the Rotary Park on Friday and you will hear great local entertainment that will send you back to work with energy and then jump right into the weekend. Bring a co-worker and pick up your lunch at Burrito Me or the Vintage Cafe, or just bring your own down to the park to enjoy a bit of energizing.
You can pick up the program book in the park to see what is coming up for summer music. Make sure to thank our sponsors; especially Wescott Law and Bank of New Hampshire who helped make this series possible, along with the NH Charitable Foundation.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 09:55

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