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14th Annual HK Powersports Land & Lake Poker Run for Easter Seals NH

 LACONIA — Easter Seals NH's Land and Lake Poker Run is a great day on the lake for a great cause. Grab your favorite mode of transportation—boat, personal watercraft, car, truck, or motorcycle--round up your friends and family, and play for the day on Lake Winnipesaukee on Saturday, July 19 for your chance at more than $20,000 in prizes and giveaways. Cruise to four checkpoints around the lake to create your poker hand and head to the Naswa Resort & Beach Bar to get your final card and enjoy a BBQ, music, raffles, a live auction and fun activities and games for all ages.

At each checkpoint that you visit you will receive a sealed envelope with a playing card inside to build your poker hand. Back at the Naswa Beach Bar, play your hand and also try for prizes from our sponsors and grand raffle items. For an extra $100, join the High Roller's Club. The High Roller with the best hand will walk away with $1,000 sponsored prize. This Club is exclusive as there are a limited number of entries that are available to increase the chances of winning in addition to other "high roller perks!"

If you are 18 or older, sign up today. Registration is $45 pre-event and $50 on event day and includes a buffet pass, an event shirt, a raffle ticket, and a Poker Run hand.

The grand raffle has four amazing prizes that include an Ultimate BBQ Survival Kit ($300 value), an Old Town Heron Kayak ($600 value), an Old Town Saranac 146 Canoe ($760 value), and a SeaDoo Personal Watercraft GTI 130HP with a trailer ($10,400 value). You do not have to be present to win. The Grand Prize Raffle is sponsored by HK Powersports, SeaDoo, BRP, Irwin Marine, CVS and Winnipesaukee Marine Construction.

In addition to presenting sponsor HK Powersports, other major sponsors include: The Naswa Resort, Bank of New Hampshire, SYSCO of Northern New England, Zero Waste Recycling Services, The Cohen Family, Harley Davidson Motorcycles of Manchester & Nashua, Belknap Subaru, Baron's Major Brands Appliances, Amoskeag Beverages, Plastic Distributors and Fabricators Inc., Ameriprise Financial, South End Media, Tanger Outlets of Tilton, Pederson Flooring & Refinishing, Pepsi, The Citizen of Laconia, and Silver Image Photography.

For more information call 1.888.368.8880 or register online at www.easterseals.com/nh and click on "Get Involved." Group discounts available. Register by July 11 and receive a Tanger Outlet Center slingbag.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:50

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Inter Lakes Active Seniors to learn about acupuncture and Tai Chi on July 16


MEREDITH -- The Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors will be sponsoring a demonstration on acupuncture with Heidi Eberhardt and Tai Chi with instructor Russ Jones on Wednesday, July 16, at 11 a.m. in the Senior Room of the Meredith Community Center.

The collaborative -- or ICAS -- had its inception several weeks ago when the Community Action Program renounced its affiliation in Meredith. Now the tri-town seniors of Meredith, Center Harbor and New Hampton have come together. These active elders are creating new programs specific to their specific needs.

The acupuncture and Tai Chi demonstrations are being offered under the auspices of Meredith Parks and Recreation.

As ICAS focuses on health, wellness and living life to its fullest, these medical alternatives alleviate pain and assist with balance, movement and agility. We hope to see you take advantage of these opportunities to better health.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:45

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Squam Science Center receives TripAdvisor award (170)

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellent award.

The award, which honors hospitality excellence, is given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, a travel website providing directory information and user-generated reviews of travel-related content.

When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor evaluated user reviews as well as a business's  or attraction's tenure and popularity ranking on the site.

"We are so pleased to be honored with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. We thank all of our past visitors who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor," said Amanda Gillen, marketing and visitor services manager at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. "There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by our visitors."

"TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses for consistent excellence," said Marc Charron, President of TripAdvisor for Business. "The Certificate of Excellence award gives top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most - their customers."


Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:42

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Interlakes Childrens Theatre to perform ‘Ever After’ musical on July 5


Interlakes Childrens Theatre cast of "Ever After" (The Princess & The Pea Musical) perform July 5th at 11:00 & 1:00 at ILHS, Meredith. Performers are teens and tweens from Meredith, Center Sandwich, Bristol, Plymouth, Gilford, Franklin, Moultonboro, Chocorua & Grafton. For tickets & info call 1-888-245-6374 or www.interlakeschildrenstheatre.org. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:25

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