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Art Association Artists of the Month Announced

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Art Association announces the artists selected for this month's popular Artists of the Month Program. As the Association draws from the entire Lakes Region, this program is aimed at exposing the Association and its members' work across the entire area.

The Association is pleased to announce the addition of the Northway Bank branch at the Belknap Mall in Belmont to the group of businesses supporting the Artists of the Month Program.

Each month, a jury selects from submissions by member artists to be featured at various businesses in the Lakes Region. These original pieces might be oil or acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastels, photos or collages.

The following member artists will each have art work on display until July 21 at these Lakes Region business locations: Pat Anderson, Northway Bank, Tilton; Shela Cunningham, Belknap Mill, Laconia; Sally Hibberd, Northway Bank, Laconia; Patricia Hovey, Bank of New Hampshire, Gilford; Jean Kennedy, VynnArt Gallery & Art Supplies, Meredith; Steve Ober, Franklin Savings Bank, Gilford; Joanne Reynolds, Northway Bank, Belknap Mall, Belmont; Martha Swanson-Webber, Northway Bank, Meredith; Marcy Yerkes, Franklin Savings Bank, Main Office, Franklin.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014 08:27

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Linda Wilman Named Associate Principal at Alton Central

ALTON — The Alton School Board is pleased to announce Linda Wilman's appointment to the role of Associate Principal for the 2014-2015 school year. Mrs. Wilman has a total of 10 years of classroom experience, and she has been with Alton Central School for the past eight years where she was a fourth grade math teacher for four years, the Gifted & Talented & Enrichment Coordinator for four years, and over this past year became part of the ACS Administrative Team.

Prior to her moving to Alton, she was a 3rd grade classroom teacher in Dover. Mrs. Wilman obtained her Master's Degree in Elementary Education from the University of New Hampshire in May, 2004. Prior to that, she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Economics and Finance from New Hampshire College in May, 1996. Mrs. Wilman will begin her duties on July 1.

Mrs. Wilman brings expertise to Alton Central School in curriculum, programming, and professional development, especially in the areas of critical thinking and project-based learning. The combination of her experience and her history with the school will allow her to smoothly transition into this role and keep ACS moving forward in a positive direction.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014 08:22

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Third Annual Yakking for Loons event set for July 11

MOULTONBOROUGH — Dust off your kayak and join the Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) for the 3rd Annual "LPC Kayak-A-Thon" or "Yakking for Loons" to be held on Friday, July 11. Paddlers will meet at Lee's Mill Landing, just down the road from The Loon Center on Lake Winnipesaukee, at 8 a.m. Choose between the 2.5 mile "Ganzy" course or the 4.6 mile "Green's Basin" course, or do both. Those who don't have a kayak You can rent one along with a paddle and life jacket at a discounted rate, courtesy of Wild Meadow Canoes and Kayaks in Center Harbor. Sponsoring this year's event are Curt's Caterers and Irving Oil.
Registration is $10/person and includes a light lunch generously prepared and donated by Curt's Caterers. Yakkers can solicit additional pledges, if they choose, with all proceeds benefiting the work of the Loon Preservation Committee. Registrants collecting $50 in pledges for the event will receive a "Yakking for Loons" long-sleeve t-shirt, and there will be a prize for most funds raised. Registration and pledge forms can be downloaded from LPC's website: www.loon.org. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Registration deadline is July 8.
For more information about "Yakking for Loons" contact Lin O'Bara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 603-476-LOON.

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Tennis lessons in Gilford

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation is offering tennis lesson programs for youth and adults ages 5 and up this summer. Professional instructors from the Gilford Hills Tennis Club will be leading a four-week session on Mondays and Wednesdays from July 7 – July 30. Session times will be broken up by age.

All sessions have limited availability and registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis with priority given to Gilford residents. Registration forms can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office or can be found on the department website at www.gilfordrec.com .

Cost: $60.00 per participant

For more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014 08:10

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