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082013WatershedLoonSeminar

MEREDITH — Loon Center Senior Biologist and Executive Director, Harry Vogel will present the program "State of the Loon:The Natural History, Challenges, and Successes of Loons in N.H." Vogel's talk, sponsored by the Waukewan and Winona Watershed Protective Association, will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center.

This program will address the many of the common questions asked about loons. Vogel will explain loons eyes are red, and what the loons are saying with the eeire calls at night. The history and background surrounding the loon will help explain why it is a unique symbol of New Hampshire’s lakes.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information call 279-4944.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 10:16

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082313PemiBakerSpaghetti (60)

ASHLAND — The Pemi Baker Valley Republican Committee will be holding a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, August 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Ashland.

Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children, and $25 for families. Donations of non-perishable goods for the Plymouth Community Closet are greatly appreciated.
For more information call Omer Ahern at 536-2224 or Henry Ahern at 603-536-3880, or visit PemiBakergop.org.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 10:12

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81613 Moultonborough United Methodist Women's Annual Rummage and Boutique Sale (109)

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough United Methodist Women's Annual Rummage and Boutique Sale will be held in the Church's air conditioned Fellowship Hall on Friday, August 23, and Saturday, August 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The sale will include mountains of clothing for men, women and children, as well as linens and curtains. The jewelry boutique will offer a large assortment of fun and fashion jewelry along with a selection of some possible heirloom pieces of fine jewelry and gemstones.

There will also be several rooms of previously loved treasures at the White Elephant Sale.

The proceeds from this event will be used to support the church's local and worldwide missions work.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 10:12

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LRGH receives grant for literacy program aimed at young children

LACONIA — LRGHealthcare recently announced that Reach Out and Read program was awarded a grant from Target Corporation. In recognition of the efforts of LRGHealthcare in promoting childhood literacy, the grant will help purchase books for our Reach Out and Read program.

"Reach Out and Read engages each child's doctor to speak to parents about the importance of reading aloud to their children every day. The doctor gives every child ages six months through five years a brand new culturally and developmentally appropriate book to take home and keep," said Karen Davis of LRGHealthcare's Practice Management Department.

The grant is part of Target's ongoing efforts to build strong, safe and healthy communities across the country. These efforts include Target's long history of giving five percent of its profit to communities, which today equals more than $4 million every week. As part of this commitment, Target is on track to give $1 billion for education by the end of 2015 to help kids learn, schools teach and parents and caring adults engage.

"At Target, we are committed to serving local communities where we do business," said Laysha Ward, President, Community Relations, Target. "That's why we are proud to partner with LRGHealthcare as we work to strengthen communities and enrich the lives of our guests and team members."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 08:29

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