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Leadership Lakes Region recruiting for next class

LACONIA — Leadership Lakes Region is now recruiting for its next leadership class.

The program's Class of 2016 will commence in October with an Orientation Day followed by seven one-day programs spread over the next seven months.

The topics covered during the programs include history and culture of the Lakes Region, social issues, educational issues, economic issues, political issues, health issues and lakes/environmental issues, all viewed from a Lakes Region perspective. The Program Year concludes with a graduation ceremony in May.

To date, 288 area professional people have graduated from the Leadership Lakes Region program.

Anyone interested in joining the next class is encouraged to visit the website www.leadershiplakesregion.org or   contact the Program Coordinator, Jennifer McLean at 524-6791.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015 07:59

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Pancake breakfast for belmont football

BELMONT — Friends of Belmont Football will hold an all you can eat pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 28 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at Mallards Landing Community Center on Union Road Belmont.

Cost is $7 for adults, under 12 $4, family of 4 $25, each additional child $3.

There will be blueberry & regular pancakes, sausage, coffee & orange juice and a 50/50 raffle.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015 07:56

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Last chance to get in on raffle for Red Sox tickets

LACONIA — Lakes Region Child Care Services, a non-profit, 501(C) 3, is selling raffle tickets for twwo pairs of box seats for Saturday, July 11th game – Boston Red Sox vs. NY Yankees. Game starts at 7:15 p.m.

There are two raffles - one for a pair of front row box seats on the first base line along with a parking pass. These tickets will be sold for $30 each. The second raffle is for a pair of box seats in the second row, also on the first base line, selling for $5 each or 3/$10.
"Only 4 days left to buy Red Sox raffle tickets. The drawing will be held on Tuesday, June 30" says Marti Ilg, Executive Director for LRCCS.

"The seats are awesome and we're so pleased that Pike Industry offers them to us each year for the raffle. This year the revenue is particularly important as we are increasing child care slots in Belmont and Laconia – and making small improvements in all programs."
Tickets may be purchased from any LRCCS Board Member or by stopping by the Laconia Early Learning Center (22 Strafford Street) between 9 am to 5 pm.


Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015 07:55

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Lakes Region Conservation Trust kicks off 2015 guided excursion program (279)

CENTER HARBOR — The Lakes Region Conservation Trust will kick off its 2015 Guided Excursion Program with a hike at the Red Hill Conservation Area in Moultonborough on July 9. John Oliver, lead guide and Property Adopter for the 2,650 acre Red Hill Conservation Area, will take participants to the Cook and Horn settlement sites, giving them the opportunity to learn about these historic sites, identify signs of wildlife in this habitat-rich environment, and explore a beautiful part of this conserved landscape along the way.

The Lakes Region Conservation Trust will be offering many guided excursions throughout the season, including an Orienteering/GPS course at Center Harbor Woods, hikes at the Castle in the Clouds Conservation Area in Moultonborough, Knights Pond in Alton, Piper Mountain in Gilford, and the newly acquired Sugarloaf Ridge in Alexandria. LRCT will also offer the very popular, mushroom walk with Rick Van de Poll at Fogg Hill in Center Harbor as well as paddles on Lake Winnipesaukee, Squam Lake, and Lake Wicwas. These excursions provide a great opportunity to learn about and explore LRCT's conserved lands with knowledgeable guides. All LRCT guided excursions are free to all, but registration is required.
The Lakes Region Conservation Trust was founded in 1979 to conserve the natural heritage of New Hampshire's Lakes Region. To date, LRCT has conserved more than 130 properties totaling nearly 24,000 acres. LRCT's conservation and stewardship work preserves community character, conserves critical wildlife habitat and diverse ecosystems, protects natural landmarks and scenic landscapes, and provides outdoor recreation opportunities for people of all ages.
To register for guided excursions or learn more about the Lakes Region Conservation Trust,  visit www.lrct.org.

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