ALTON — The Alton American Legion Riders Capter 72 is hosting its annual "Ride to Remember" on Saturday, September 14. The ride will start and end at the American Legion Post 72 in Alton at 11 a.m. Registration runs from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
The proceeds from the ride are to benefit the New Hampshire Veterans Home Resident Benefit Fund. Registration fee is $15 per rider, plus an additional $5 per passenger. Lunch and 50/50 raffle will follow the ride.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 08:02
GILFORD — Kitchen Cravings, which was opened five years ago Bill and Sally Bickford who had a vision of turning a vacant Gilford bank building into an upscale, world class breakfast and lunch eatery is planning a fund raising event to benefit the St. Vincent DePaul food pantry on Tuesday, September 3./
They will donate $5 for every person who comes in for breakfast and lunch that day to the food pantry, a place where each year on their birthdays they give a gift in dollars equal to their age.
The Bickfords say that they have been fortunate to have so many loyal customers and try to use the healthiest foods they can find and buy local when available, along with biodegradable and made in the USA products.
The Bickfords hope to raise $1,000 for the food pantry next Tuesday.
''We feel that giving back to the earth and the community is the only true way to be part of your town.'' says Sally Bickford.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 07:58
MEREDITH — A Flag Football demonstration session will be held on the Inter-Lakes High School turf field in Meredith on Saturday, August 31 from 2:30-4 p.m.
Demo Day will be open to all boys & girls ages 4-17, and will be not only for the Fall 2013 registered rookies or veterans, but any children that want to come and give flag football a try. Lakes Region Flag Football is an NFL Flag Football program, and is non-contact, fundamental, fun and fast football.
The LRFFL has 5 age divisions: ages 4-6; ages 6-8; ages 9-11; ages 12-14 and ages 15-17. All divisions are co-ed.
There is no commitment required and no cost to participate in this session.
Registration for the Fall 2013 Season ends on Wednesday, September 4. Registration can only be done online.
Date is subject to weather conditions. Weather updates will be posted on Facebook at lakesregionflagfootball
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 07:49
BRIDGEWATER — The Bridgewater Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee is in the process of updating its 2008 Hazard Mitigation Plan.
The committee, which is represented by the Board of Selectmen, Planning Board, Police and Emergency Services, the Road Agent, and the Hebron-Bridgewater Refuse Facility is considering the natural and manmade hazards that put Bridgewater at risk as well as developing of recommendations to protect the safety and well being of town residents.
The committee will hold its second meeting on September 4, at the Bridgewater Town Hall starting at 10 a.m. Residents of Bridgewater and representatives from neighboring communities are encouraged to attend and provide input.
For more information call the Selectmen at 744-5055 or David Jeffers, Regional Planner, Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 08:40
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