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State Celebrating 25th anniversary of Endangered Wildlife Program

CONCORD — New Hampshire is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the statewide endangered wildlife program with an evening of wildlife and awards October 5. The evening celebration will take place at the Grappone Conference Center with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m.

"The anniversary is an important chance to raise awareness of what's been accomplished in the past 25 years for endangered wildlife in New Hampshire, and the many challenges ahead", explained John Kanter, coordinator for the Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program at New Hampshire Fish and Game.

Several species of wildlife and birds of prey, including a peregrine falcon and owl will be on hand throughout the evening. Awards will be presented to New Hampshire youth, teachers, business partners and others who have teamed together to bring wildlife back from the brink of extinction in the Granite State. Tickets for the evening are $40 and include reception and seated dinner. For tickets call 271-2461 before October 1.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 09:07

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Real Estate Investing Course offered at LRCC

LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) is offering Introduction to Real Estate Investing once more with investing prodigy, Rodney Musto Jr. of Concord.

"He started investing in real estate at 20 years of age," says LRCC Academic Affairs Vice President, Tom Goulette of Belmont. "Now Rodney owns 24 units worth millions and he's 25 years old. Musto has been called the new 'Trump' by some of his investors."

Musto is half owner of Terrier Realtors and full owner of B&B Associates.

The four-day Real Estate Investing Workshop is being held on Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, and 22, from 6–8 p.m. The course will start by teaching the basics of real estate investing and continue into laws and regulations.

Goulette says "Cash flow concepts and how to apply them to real estate transactions will be covered. One does not need to have ever invested before or even own his or her own home. By the end of the course, participants will be able to invest in real estate with no money down," concludes Goulette.

The cost of this course is $200 and space is limited. For additional information on other workshop offerings at LRCC or to enroll, contact Lakes Region Community College at 524-3207.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 09:05

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Celtics Game with Gilford and Belmont Parks & Recreation Departments

GILFORD — The Gilford and Belmont Parks and Recreation are co-sponsoring a bus trip to Boston to see the Celtics take on the Indiana Pacers, March 1.

The trip includes round trip motor coach from Gilford or Belmont and tickets to the game. Our deluxe motor coach will depart from Gilford High School at 5 p.m. and the Belmont Park & Rideshare (Route 106) at 5:15 p.m.

Participants will have time to visit the pro-shop and dinner on their own prior to the game. Avaliable  seats are in section #303 rows 11-13 for the 8 p.m. Seats are limited; a registration form must be completed accompanied by payment and tickets are non-refundable.

Registration forms are available from:

Gilford Parks and Recreation at 527-4722 as well as on their website at www.gilfordrec.com

Belmont Parks & Recreation at 524-4350 as well as on their website at www.belmontnh.org

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 09:00

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Youth Leadership Program will fund team projects

LACONIA — Granite United Way and Laconia School District – Project Extra recently presented a new "Youth Leadership" program for Laconia students.

The program has been developed to provide positive, long lasting change within our local community through a previously untapped resource......our youth. The program supports young adults, ages 10 –20, in the implementation of a youth-created, youth-led project.

Each "team" that successfully launches a project will develop leadership, project management, entrepreneurial, community outreach, and communication skills. Team projects must be sustainable and benefit the community in some way; a completed business plan is an additional requirement.

Each team presents their project to a 3 -5 person community panel for approval to receive up to $1,000 per team for project start-up funds. Granite United Way has contributed $5,000, while Laconia's Project Extra has set aside $2,000 to support this effort.

Those who wish to participate as a mentor or on the community panel to approve projects can cpntact:
Ken Martin, Laconia High School – Project Extra Site Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 524-3350 x4123

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 08:56

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