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LentenMusic Series at Laconia UCC Features Kimberly Vars Whitehead

LACONIA — The Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC invites the public to share in Music for Lent. All events will be held in the sanctuary of the church, in at 18 Veteran's Square in downtown Laconia. Organ concerts will be presented at noon on Friday April 4 and Friday April 11, and a Good Friday service will feature music by the combined choirs of the Laconia and Sanbornton Congregational churches.

An organ concert on April 4 will feature Kimberly Vars Whitehead, the Director of Music and Organist at Brookside Congregational Church in Manchester, NH. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of New Hampshire, and Master's degree from Boston University where she was a student of James David Christie. She has performed with many different ensembles including a 12-member a cappella group in Boston called 'Tempus,' and recently collaborated with Alexander Romanul, violin and Priscilla Hamilton, flute to form the "Ionian Trio."

She teaches privately to "kids" of all ages, is the Music Director for the Amherst Theater Club, the accompanist for the Milford HS chorus, and is a member of the Merrimack Valley Ringers, an auditioned community handbell ensemble that tours throughout New England. She resides in Milford with her husband and their girls.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:39

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Book Discussion with Linda Green at Moultonborough Library

MOULTONBOROUGH — Bayswater Books and The Moultonborough Friends of the Library will co-host a "Tea & Talk" with Perfect Storm author, Linda Green, at the Moultonborough Library on Tuesday, April 29 from 12:30 - 2 p.m. The author will discuss her new book Lifesaving Lessons. $30 will reserve your place and your personal copy of Lifesaving Lessons. Refreshments will be served.
Call Bayswater Books ( 603-253-8858) or stop in at the shop's location at Senter's Market in Center Harbor, to register for this event.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:24

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NH Employment Security to Host the Laconia Job & Resource Fair

BELMONT — Businesses looking to hire will meet with interested job seekers at the New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) sponsored Laconia Job & Resource Fair today at the Belknap Mall located at 96 Daniel Webster Highway Belmont from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Employers hope to fill a variety of positions including, but not limited to: Account Representatives, District Sales Managers, Landscapers, Laborers, Machine Operators, Sales Agents, Medical Assistants, Appointment Schedulers, and Assemblers, Wait staff, Bartenders, Direct Support Professionals, Ink Dispensers, and Lab Technicians. Resource representatives will be present to aid employers and consumers alike in the many programs available in the community. Veteran services, training programs, Small Business Administration, human services organizations, and NH Employment Security will all be represented.

"Events like the Laconia Job Fair, which connect New Hampshire's talented workers with employers looking to hire, are a critical part of our efforts to strengthen our innovation economy," Governor Maggie Hassan said. "By sponsoring this job fair, New Hampshire Employment Security is helping to support a strong middle class and a stronger, more innovative New Hampshire."

"The job fair is a great opportunity for employers to gain access to a local ready and willing workforce," states New Hampshire Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis "Having employees from the communities that you serve strengthens your business and makes our communities stronger. We encourage employers to attend and hope anyone in the job-hunting process will take advantage of this free event."

NHES provides free services, resources, and tools to assist both job seekers and employers with the entire job search process, hiring and employment needs. NHES has services available online and onsite to assist job seekers including an automated Job Match System, internet access, local papers, book and video library, employment counseling, networking groups, and career assessments. Employer Seminars and weekly workshops are held covering such topics as job searching, resume writing and interviewing techniques.

For more information contact Scott Koblich at 603-229-4407 or visit www.nhes.nh.gov.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 08:15

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Meredith Gearing Up for 19th annual Community Yard Sale

MEREDITH — On Saturday, May 17, the 19th Annual Community Yard Sale will be held in Meredith, NH from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Businesses, residents, organizations, and clubs are invited to participate in this day long event sponsored by the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce.

The sales will take place at individual locations throughout the community and Chamber Executive Director Susan Cerutti reports that the sites of the individual sales will be marked with official yard sale signs. Maps of the community indicating where the sales are held will be available at the Chamber's Information Center beginning at 8 a.m.  on Saturday the day of the sale.

Registration forms are available at the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce office located on Route 3 in Meredith. The Chamber office is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. In order to be listed on the map all participants must register by May 9. This community spirited event provides those attending with the opportunity to hunt for treasures and bargains at the various sales and at the same time visit the many specialty, gift, and antique shops which are located in Meredith.

More information may be obtained by calling the Chamber office at 279-6121.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:16

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