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Gilford Professional Firefighters 11th Annual Community Golf Tournament

GILFORD — The 2013 Gilford Professional Firefighters Community Golf Tournament is celebrating its 11th year and has raised thousands of dollars for the Lakes Region Scholarship in the name of Nicolas Palisi, the WLNH Children's Auction Hose Draggers Pub Mania Team, and for the Professional Firefighters Relief Fund.

This year's tournament will meet on Friday, September 27. Registration at the picturesque Pheasant Ridge Country Club in Gilford begins at 7:45 a.m. with tee-off at 8:30 a.m. Cost for the scramble format game is at the reduced cost of $90 per golfer or $345 per foursome if received before September 15.

In addition to the lunchtime raffle, there are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams, longest drive, closest to pin, and worst team score. Firefighters have already received some great prize donations and sponsorships from local businesses but there are still plenty of opportunities to become a supporter of this event.

Contact Jeff Madon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information and LIKE us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gilfordprofessionalfirefighters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 September 2013 09:16

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Traditional bean supper at Moultonborough church September 14

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough United Methodist Church will host a traditional New England bean supper on Saturday, September 14 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The menu will include hot dogs, two different types of homemade baked beans, brown bread, as well as homemade potato salad, coleslaw, dessert and beverages.

The proceeds from this supper will be used by the Outreach group in its continuous support of our many local missions and ministries, as well as important global ministries, too. Each year many families in Moultonborough and neighboring communities directly benefit from the Church Outreach group's support. Such local Outreach programs such as the Community Giving Tree, provides Christmas gifts to local in-need children, and Thanksgiving food baskets for many local families.

Tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of the supper. The price is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10.

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State Commissioners Tour Coming to Laconia Sept. 12

LACONIA — Executive Councilor Ray Burton, in coordination with the Chambers of Commerce in the Lakes Region, Plymouth Area, and Newport, are announcing an informational tour with four NH State Commissioners on Thursday, Sept. 12

The NH Commissioners are:
Commissioner George Copadis, Employment Security – Compensation Issues
Commissioner Jim Craig, Labor and Job-Related Concerns
Commissioner John Beardmore, Revenue Collection from Businesses
Commissioner Roger Sevigny, Insurance and the Affordable Care Act

The panel of Commissioners will be available to respond to inquiries and questions at the following locations:

8-10 a.m., Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, 383 South Main Street, Laconia,

11-12 Noon Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, Grafton County Enterprise Center (Traffic Circle, Plymouth)
2-3 p.m. Newport Chamber of Commerce, Sugar River Savings Bank Community Room, Main Street, Newport.

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Vote for a Local School District During Meredith Village Savings Bank's "What's not to "Like"?" Technology Grant Contest

MEREDITH — Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) is excited to launch a two-month education-themed Facebook contest, during which community members will have the opportunity to vote for a local school district to win a $3,000 grant.

Over the summer, the Bank reached out local school administrators and asked how they could benefit from an additional $3,000 in technology resources; their responses will be posted to MVSB's Facebook page now through October 31 and community members are encouraged to review the submissions and vote for the district they believe most deserves the grant.

Eligible voters that place a vote prior to October 31, and provide their name and contact information will also be entered to win one of five iPad Minis – a win-win for local school districts and community members.

To vote, visit MVSB's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/MeredithVillageSavingsBank, and click on the "What's not to "Like"?" contest tab located beneath the page's cover photo. Once on the voting page, review the school district submissions, check the "vote" box next to the school district you want to vote for and click submit.

MVSB regularly displays its commitment to financial education through their student savings account program, participation in "Teach Children to Save Day," sponsorship of financial fitness and homeownership courses and other educational events and programs for area residents. To coordinate with the education-themed contest, MVSB will be posting helpful financial tips and resources for consumers of all ages on their Facebook page. They encourage you to share these resources with your friends, children and family members to help spread financial education across our communities.

The iPad Sweepstakes is open to U.S., New Hampshire residents, 18 years or older. The School District Contest is open to districts with a school in one of the nine towns with a Meredith Village Savings Bank office. For official sweepstakes rules and how to enter, visit any of MVSB's 11 offices or www.mvsb.com/contest. Meredith Village Savings Bank, Apple, Inc. and Facebook are not affiliated. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Apple, Inc.

Privacy and security are of the utmost importance at MVSB and contact information is only being collected for the purpose of notifying iPad winners. Your vote will remain anonymous and MVSB will not share, sell or use your personal information for any other purpose.


Last Updated on Thursday, 05 September 2013 09:06

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