ASHLAND — Music teacher, singer and storyteller, Steve Blunt will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, on the lawn of the Ashland Town Library. Blunt will perform his mostly humorous original compositions as well as traditional American and multicultural songs.
Blunt began creating songs for children in the mid 1990s, while teaching middle school English and raising a young daughter. He had performed widely at schools and libraries throughout New Hampshire and New England.
This free family program, fun for all ages, is the last of three summer concerts sponsored by the Ashland Town Library. Audience members should bring their own chairs or blankets. Free refreshments, drinks and popcorn, will be served. Blunt's CDs will be for sale.
The Library is located at 41 Main Street, in downtown Ashland, at the junction of Routes 3 and 25 with Route 132. In the event of rain, the program will be held in the Ashland Booster Clubhouse at 99 Main Street, on Routes 3 and 25. For more information, call the Library at 968-7928.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:13
HOLDERNESS — The Pemi Fish and Game Club will host two family-friendly, hunting oriented 3-D archery shoots at the club grounds, 295 Beede Road, on Sunday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 8.
Each will have two rounds of McKenzie 3-D targets in hunting situations, at a maximum distance of35 yards. There will be at least 18 targets presented on each round and participants will decide which ones to skip to get their 15 scores.
Divisions are available all ages.
Registration will be held from 7 a.m. to noon. The registration fee is $15 for adults, $25 for two in a family, $10 for youth, and 30 for families.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:07
MEREDITH — The Friends of the Meredith Library are pleased to announce the upcoming book sale, Friday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Member Preview on Thursday, August 22 from 2:30-7 p.m..
The sale will be held in the Function Room of the Meredith Library. Anyone wishing to become a member of the Friends of the Meredith Library may do so at any time or at the Member Preview. New members will receive a canvas bag which can be filled with book sale selections, free of charge. Scanners will be allowed on Friday and Saturday. For more information, contact Jean Dougan at 279-3059.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:02
LACONIA — Bank of New Hampshire was honored at the Central New Hampshire chapter of the Granite United Way's Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony with The Nighswander-Chertok Award.
The Nighswander-Chertok Award recognizes a supporting partner that utilized best fundraising campaign practices over the past year which led to significant community impact. Best practices include, but are not limited to, executive and board engagement, goal setting and benchmark publicizing, employee education and engagement, incentives to participate, community leadership development practices and corporate financial commitment.
In addition to employee contributions and the banks match, Bank of New Hampshire's United Way Committee coordinated fundraisers such as an intranet auction, jeans days, cookbook sales, bake sales and a cutest pet photo contest to raise a record breaking $120,000. Karon Thibault, AVP - Bank Office Support Manager and Donna Harris, VP - Customer Service Center Manager, volunteered to be the campaign co-chairs for the bank. Through creativity and hard work, the employees delivered a record level of funding and employee participation.
Jack Terrill, Senior Vice President of Community Impact for the Central New Hampshire Chapter of Granite United Way stated, "I would like to congratulate the United Way committee and employees at Bank of New Hampshire. We sincerely appreciate their support. Bank of New Hampshire is a staple in our community and one of the reasons we have had so much success at United Way."
With 21 banking offices throughout New Hampshire and assets exceeding $1 billion, Bank of New Hampshire is the oldest and largest independent bank in the state.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:00