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Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith speaking at LRCC

LACONIA — LRCC SPEEKS, a student organization, will be hosting Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize winning author, PBS documentarian, and Frontline producer on January 22 at 7 p.m.

He will be speaking at Lakes Region Community College in the Academic Commons which is part of the college's new $6 million Arts and Sciences Building. Smith is promoting his book "Who Stole the American Dream". The public is invited.

His books include: Who Stole the American Dream?, The Power Game, The New Russians, Rethinking America, The Media and the Gulf War, The Russians, The Pentagon Papers

His PBS documentaries include: Making Schools Work, Rediscovering Dave Brubeck, Juggling Work and Family, Critical Condition, Duke Ellington's Washington, Seeking Solutions, Surviving the Bottom Line, Campaign Finance: Abuses and Reform, High Tech Jobs – School to Work, The People and The Power Game, The Greening of the Class of '94, Across The River, Pathways to Success, Challenge to America

His Frontline programs include: Can You Afford To Retire?, Is Walmart Good For America?, The Wall Street Fix, Tax Me If You Can, Inside The Terror Network, Dr. Solomon's Dilemma, Guns, Tanks, and Gorbachev, After Gorbachev's USSR, Poisoned Waters, Bigger Than Enron

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:29

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Alzheimers Support Group Meeting January 8 in New Hampton

NEW HAMPTON — The Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group will begin its new series of 2014 monthly meetings on January 8 at 5 p.m. at the Live Free Home Health Care offices at Rte. 104 in New Hampton.
The group is free and open to the public.
There are many benefits of participating in a support group according to Bill York, group facilitator, including feeling less lonely, gaining a sense of control, improving coping skills, talking openly and honestly about your feelings, reducing anxiety, and developing a clear understanding of what to expect.

For more information contact Bill York, Group Facilitator at 254-7397.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2013 08:26

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Boston Celtics Tickets Available for Bus Trip on March 1, 2014

GILFORD — The Gilford and Belmont Parks and Recreation Departments are co-sponsoring a Bus Trip to Boston to see the Celtics take on the Indiana Pacers, March 1.

Cost of the trip is $90 per person and includes round trip motor coach from Gilford or Belmont and tickets to the game. The deluxe motor coach will depart from Gilford High School at 5 p.m. and the Belmont Park & Rideshare (Route 106) at 5:15 p.m. 

Participants will have time to visit the pro-shop and dinner on their own prior to the game. Seats are in section #303 rows 11-13 for the 8 p.m. game. Seats are limited; a registration form must be completed accompanied by payment and tickets are non-refundable.

For registration forms or for more information, contact: Gilford Parks and Recreation at 527-4722 as well as on the website at www.gilfordrec.com or Belmont Parks & Recreation at www.belmontnh.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2013 08:17

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Walmart plans explained at Guy’s Night Out meeting

GILFORD — Guy's Night Out event held on Thursday, January 16 featuring Paula Hamilton, General Manager of the Laconia/Gilford Walmart, as guest speaker. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner catered by Ellie Murphy at 7 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church.

Hamilton will outline the new focus and the new departments of the expanding Walmart, which is planned to open in the fall of 2014.

Cost is $11 per man. Reservations are needed by Monday, January 13. For more information call the church office at 524-6057. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2013 08:15

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