MOULTONBOROUGH — On Friday, Nov 8 at 10:30 a.m., Moultonborough Central School will be holding its 16th annual Veteran's Day Assembly to pay respect to local veterans.
The assembly will remember and honor those who have served our country from all branches of the armed services. The program includes introductions of honored guest veterans, patriotic music, and a slideshow which will look back at past Veteran's Day Assemblies. In addition, all veterans are invited to stay and be served lunch in the MCS Dining Room as a thank you for attending.
Local veterans who would like to attend the assembly should contact Moultonborough Central School (476-5535). The general public is also invited to this special program.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:08
MEREDITH — The Second Annual Meredith Zombie Walk and Monster Mash Dance Party will spook the streets of Meredith starting in Prescott Park Saturday October 19 at 4:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to join together in an effort to promote thrills, chills and laughter throughout the community. Zombies of all ages will be welcomed to participate in this family-friendly event. Best of all, the Zombie Walk is completely free. Participants are encouraged to arrive early for registration.
In addition to the walk, there will a Main Street dance party and entertainment throughout the evening hours. Meredith's municipal parking lot will be closed off for the dance event and zombie judging, (most grotesque, most beautiful and most creative).
The Meredith Zombie Walk is one of The Greater Meredith Program's Spooktacular Series of events and co-sponsored by Kara's Café and Cakery, 48 Main Street, Meredith.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:01
LACONIA — This November Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice will be holding its Annual Interfaith Hospice Memorial Services, celebrating the memory of loved ones who have died this past year, both those who died in hospice care and those from the wider community.
Members of our staff will share in leading the services, which will include music and a time of remembrance. Children are welcomed. A reception follows the services to give us an opportunity to visit.
The Laconia service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 3 at the Laconia Congregational Church, 18 Veterans Square, Laconia.
The Wolfeboro service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 10 at the Pinckney Boat House on the Brewster Academy campus.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 08:51
FRANKLIN — Franklin VNA & Hospice will be hosting a grief support group on six consecutive Mondays, from October 21 through November 25.
The purpose of this group is to offer grieving individuals a caring environment in which to discuss their loss and sorrow among people who can empathize with their emotions. The sessions will be facilitated by Rev. Scott Secrest, Hospice Chaplain, Rev. Tobias Nyatsambo, Hospice Chaplain and Rebecca Herr, Hospice Volunteer.
It is the goal of Franklin VNA's grief support group to help those experiencing grief from the loss of a loved one to understand their feelings and to work through them in a safe and supportive environment.
"One of the most important factors in healing from loss is the support of other people. Even people who are usually reticent about their emotions need to share them when grieving", said Rev. Nyatsambo.
A grief support group, Rev. Secrest added, "can help the bereaved share their grief and loss, which makes the burden easier to carry. People who are grieving the loss of a loved one can feel very alone and isolated. Sharing their sorrow with others who have experienced a similar loss can help. A grief support group provides a safe place for people to face their feelings and express them, knowing that the other people in the group will listen and understand because they, too, are struggling with similar emotions. "
The six sessions will be take place from 4:30-6 p.m. and will be held at the VNA office on 75 Chestnut St, Franklin.
Pre-registration is required; to register, or for more information, call Nancy at 934-3454.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 08:43
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