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Chamber Presenting 'Hops into Oktoberfest' on M/S Mt. Washington

LACONIA —  The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will be holding the 1st Lakes Region HOPS into Oktoberfest event presented by T-BONES & Cactus Jacks on Thursday, October 3, dockside on the M/S Mount Washington in Weirs Beach. Boarding begins 5:30 p.m. and the fun lasts until 8 p.m.

"T-BONES & Cactus Jacks are well known restaurants in the Lakes Region and perfect partner to represent our local hospitality industry," stated Karmen Gifford, Executive Director of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. "This event is an opportunity for the local community to come out, enjoy a fall evening and support our hospitality businesses. The summer tourists have gone home and it's time for the locals to have some fun in this beautiful region that we choose to live, work and play."

HOPS into Oktoberfest will have a German and Bavarian theme with a tasting that includes 12 seasonal beers and hard ciders, tasty hot and cold appetizers, some challenging contests, both a live and silent auction and of course festive music.

Additional sponsors and auction donors include: Bank of New Hampshire, M/S Mount Washington, Metrocast, Comcast Spotlight, Binnie Media, MW Animation & Video, SunDay's Salon & Spa, Les A. Cartier & Associates Inc., Belknap Mill, LRGHealthcare, Beyond the Fringe, Malone Dirubbo & Company, Hobo Railroad, Castle in the Clouds, Meredith Village Savings Bank, Tower Hill Tavern, Beyond the Belt, Mill Falls at the Lake, Union Leader, Annie's Café, Kaitlin & Co, TLC Jewelry, Gator Signs, Belknap Landscape Company, The Studio, Tavern 27, Big Cat Coffees and more donations are still arriving.

Registration for the HOPS into Oktoberfest is $25 per person. Gather a group of 10 or more and take advantage of a group discount rate. For registration information go to: www.LakesRegionChamber.org . All proceeds to benefit future business programs and educational resources offered by the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce.

The mission of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is to create value for members through collaboration and education that promotes an engaged community and thriving economy for the businesses in the Lakes Region. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 603-524-5531, visit the web at www.lakesregionchamber.org or find them on Facebook.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 08:55

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GMP Organizing October Spooktacular

MEREDITH — The Greater Meredith Program Promotions Committee has begun organizing for "October in Meredith- A Spooktacular Series of Events".

Businesses, clubs, and individuals are invited to create some real community spirit by hosting a fall event and listing it in the GMP October Events Guide and/or participating in our Scarecrow Contest. Five hundred (500) event guides will be printed and distributed on the 1st of October at participating businesses and in selected high traffic locations.

The business community is invited to get involved in a variety of ways by hosting an event and listing it in the events guide or by entering the business scarecrow contest and automatically be entered in the town wide Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt. Families will visit all the scarecrows at businesses in town and get a chance to vote on the best and win prizes. The scarecrows will also be judged on creativity, theme and business related by a panel of judges.

The GMP Promotions committee has distributed registration forms throughout the town. To participate and for more information call the Greater Meredith Program at 279-9015 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 02:20

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Meredith Chamber Signs Up New Members

MEREDITH — The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce announces that during the past few weeks the following businesses have become affiliated with the Chamber: Auto Haus of Meredith, Beyond Obsession, Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, Clover Creative Group, LLC, Dean M. Eastman, Realtor, Essense, Four Seasons Self Storage, Hermit Woods Winery:

Independent Avon Sales (Lisa Karman), Kitchen Medix LLC, Kona Mansion Inn, Meredith Place Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventures, The Nutmeg Inn, Pat's Seafood and Pizzaria, Purple Crayon Productions LLC, Rines Paving & Construction LLC, True Colors Print & Design;

VynnArt Gallery and Art Supplies, Wescott, Dyer, Fitzgerald and Nichols PA, Winni Construction, Inc.

The Meredith Chamber is currently planning the 2014 Meredith Area Brochure which is the major component on the Chamber's marketing program and preparing for the Annual Meeting.

Over 300 businesses from the towns of Meredith, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, Holderness, Sandwich, Gilford, the Weirs, and the Newfound Area are members of the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce. For further information about the Chamber, the marketing program, or Chamber events contact the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce at 279-6121.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:32

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092713 Pitmans Hosting Brickyard Blues Dance Band Saturday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room will host Dance Night featuring the Brickyard Blues Dance Band on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.

The Brickyard Blues plays all of the dance favorites from the 60's, 70's and 80's on up. They mix influences including Texas & Chicago Blues, Stax-era soul music, old-school R&B, with some roots & rockabilly thrown in.

In addition to getting airplay on radio stations throughout New England, their original song, Alabama Blues Man, was picked as the Favorite Blues Song at radio stations in Orlando Florida, and Warsaw, Indiana, and has even been featured on a radio station in Belgium that showcases American roots-rock music.

Band members singer-keyboardist Alan Rosen, Brian James on guitar and vocals, Tom Hoctor on sax, Bernie Rozmovits on bass, and drums.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:26

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