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Historical Society to hold Lasagna Cook-Off

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Historical Society will hold its first annual Lasagna Cook-Off on Saturday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lions Club on Old Route 109 in Moultonborough.

All are invited to enter their very best lasagna and there will be cash prizes for the most delicious and creative entries. There will be categories for amateur cooks and for professional chefs or restaurants. Entry fee is $10 and MHS will supply each entrant with two 2x8x10 aluminum pans. Entries must be prepared from scratch and be accompanied by a list of ingredients. Recipes need not be submitted so no secrets will be revealed. Lasagnas must be delivered to the Lions Club by 4:30 p.m. on the day of the Cook-Off, and criteria for judging include aroma, consistency, appearance, taste, ,and creativity.

Tickets are $15 per person and include lasagna, salad, bread, dessert, tea and coffee, plus music and fun. The event is “BYOB.” There will be door prize drawings including tickets to the July 2014 NASCAR race in Loudon, plus a 50/50 raffle with a “pot” of $500 to start with. For more tickets or for information, call Mary at 603-707-0206, or purchase tickets online at www.moultonboroughhistory.org. Lasagna entry forms and cook-off rules are also available at the Historical Society website. All proceeds benefit the Historical Society and their mission to preserve the past of our town for the future, including the historic buildings and artifacts maintained by the Society. Doors open at 5:45 and food service will begin at 6:30.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 May 2014 01:03

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LRGHealthcare Still Assisting Public with Health Insurance Options

LACONIA — Have you recently experienced a life changing event? A life changing event is defined as a birth, marriage, divorce, loss of insurance, or change in insurance. Health insurance enrollment is still available.

LRGHealthcare is here to help people find their health insurance coverage options. Don't get caught without insurance coverage. Feel free to contact LRGHealthcare at 524-3211, ext. 6501 anytime if you feel you qualify.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 11:16

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VNA & Hospice marking national observance honoring visiting nurses


LACONIA — Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice celebrated National Visiting Nurses Association Week and National Nurses Week, which begins on May 6, marked as RN Recognition Day, and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of nursing as a modern profession.

The purpose of National Nurses Week is to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting the health care needs of the American people. The purpose of national Visiting Nurses Association Week is recognizing the importance of visiting nurse agencies and home healthcare providers who deliver high-quality, affordable care to elderly and disabled patients in the home and community setting.

Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice visit staff make almost 50,000 home visits a year to thousands of clients. In honor of their dedication, commitment, and tireless effort we are proud to recognize our visit staff for the quality work they provide seven days a week, 365 days a year.

"Our visit staff is made up of more than just nurses, we employ therapists, social workers, nursing assistants and homemakers too..." states Brian Winslow, Director of Fund Development for Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, "they are a team and they all help treat patients where it matters most...in the home."

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 11:04

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Holy Trinity students advance in National History Day competition

LACONIA — Selected students from Holy Trinity School seventh and eighth grade classes each won first place awards in the states National History Day competition, qualifying them to move on to the national competition next month in Washington, D.C.

Holy Trinity Junior High students Addie Dinsmoor, James Marceau, Dominique Bolduc, Allison Jope and Sam Cooney performed a play entitled "Yoder v. Wisconsin: Denied Rights and Failed Responsibilities" which they wrote, choreographed and designed the set to re-enact that landmark Constitutional case involving conflicts between education and the Amish's rights to freedom of religion, securing the 1st place for best theatrical group presentation.

Seventh graders Cheyenne Wright, Christina Beane and Brigid Hosmer created a documentary entitled "To Pledge or Not to Pledge, That is the Question" about another landmark U.S. Supreme Court case centered on freedom of religion conflicts with a school's mandatory flag salute, also securing first place for best documentary.

The two groups will now compete at nationals hosted by the University of Maryland June 15–19, and are fundraising to cover the cost to attend nationals. Anyone interested in contributing to support their success is urged to email Karen Sullivan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send checks payable to "HTS" to 50 Church Street, Laconia, NH Attn. NHD.

The students will host a bake sale at St. Andre Bessette Parish churches after all masses the weekend of May 10-11, as well as a car wash/hot dog sale at AutoServ in Tilton on Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

CAPTION — (back row): Sam Cooney, Christina Beane, Addie Dinsmoor, James Marceau (front row) Allison Jope, Brigid Hosmer, Dominique Bolduc, Cheyenne Wright, with HTS Teacher Karen Sullivan who received NH's "History Teacher of the Year" at the 2013 National Competition. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 10:58

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