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Hands Across Table returning to Boys & Girls Club

LACONIA — Hands Across the Table will be serving its free hot dinners on Tuesday night at the Boys and Girls Club building, formerly St. James Church, beginning Tuesday, January 7. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the meal beginning at 5 p.m.

HATT has been using temporary space at St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall while repairs have been taking place at the Boys and Girls Club as a result of recent vandalism.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:36

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Workshop on 'Becoming an Outdoorswoman'

CONCORD — The 2014 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, a one-day program where women can learn outdoor skills to enjoy during the winter months will be held on Saturday, February 15  at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness.

Winter BOW participants choose a single activity to explore during the daylong workshop. Learn how to ice-fish, explore winter outdoor survival skills, track wildlife on snowshoes, try snowmobiling for beginners only, or experience the popular 'Shoe and Shoot' class.

Registration opens Monday, January 6. To sign up, visit http://www.nhbow.com and complete the mail-in registration form. A fee of $55 covers the workshop, lunch and most equipment use. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Only mailed-in forms will be accepted, no walk-ins accepted.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:32

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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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