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LRPA–TV program focuses on two local restaurants

LACONIA — Two long-time family-owned restaurants are the focus of "Lakes Region Spotlight" on LRPA-TV, Metrocast Channel 25. The new feature program is produced and hosted by Carol Granfield of Meredith and begins Wednesday, November 27, 2013.

This program spotlights two popular restaurants in the Lakes Region – Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant and Rossi's Italian Ristorante. Both have been family run – for 60 and 30 years. For a daily program schedule visit www.lrpa.org or view LRPA-TV bulletin board on channel 24. Lakes Region Spotlight is aired daily Monday through Saturday. Granfield welcomes ideas and opportunities for future shows and can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 11:23

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Thomas Galante joins Bank of New Hampshire's Investment Services Team

LACONIA —  Cydney Shapleigh-Johnson, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management Services has announced that Thomas Galante has joined the Investment Services team at Bank of New Hampshire as a financial consultant.

Galante has more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. His expertise has concentrated in identifying and managing risk and assisting clients with their estate plans. He joins BNH with a broad knowledge of the markets and client relationship building. As a financial consultant, Galante uses his knowledge and experience to partner with individuals, families and businesses to manage portfolio risk while developing and monitoring financial plans in accordance with the client's objectives and goals.

Galante is a graduate of the University of Utah, where he earned a BS in Economics. He is active within his community supporting youth athletics throughout Southern NH and the Seacoast region in addition to supporting various local charitable organizations. He resides in Epping, with his wife Katelyn and their three girls.

His office is located at our Gilford Village location at One Country Club road and can be reached at 527-7266.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 11:14

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Greg Goddard to be Honored at Annual Good Scout Award Luncheon

MEREDITH —  Bank of New Hampshire is proud to be the presenting sponsor of The Daniel Webster Council – Boy Scouts of America 22nd Annual Lakes Region Good Scout Award Luncheon.

The Good Scout Award Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, December 4 at The Carriage House at Church Landing in Meredith at noon. The Daniel Webster Council will honor Greg Goddard, General Manager for Gunstock Mountain Resort as Corporate Good Scout Honoree.

This year's Good Scout Luncheon will be chaired by Mark Primeau, President & CEO for Bank of New Hampshire. The fundraising goal of $60,000 from this event will benefit and enrich scouting throughout the Lakes Region. For those interested in helping to meet this goal, there are several sponsorship levels and tickets available.

For more information on how to support the Lakes Region Good Scout Award Luncheon, contact Mark Primeau at 603.527.3200 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 11:07

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BIBA and Bank of New Hampshire announce Buy Local Advantage Card

 LACONIA — Belknap Independent Business Alliance (BIBA) announced today their Buy Local Advantage Card. This loyalty card provides consumers various discounts, promotions and special offers from a wide variety of locally owned businesses in the Lakes Region. Simply present the card to any of the participating businesses listed on BIBA's website, www.bibanh.org, and receive the current offer.

BIBA is also announcing a Shift Your Shopping Campaign to encourage shopping at local businesses rather than at national chains and hopes that it will become an annual tradition that strengthens the local economy.

BIBA says that thanks to the Bank of New Hampshire's generous donation it is able to kick of this campaign and provide consumers with the Buy Local Advantage Card. Craig McKeon, Bank of New Hampshire's Graphic Design & Media Specialist designed the card.

"Bank of New Hampshire is dedicated to the communities where we work and live," stated Vickie Routhier, SVP – Director of Marketing & Public Relations for Bank of New Hampshire. "Supporting organizations such as BIBA is what makes us more than a bank. We truly love New Hampshire."

The cards are free and are currently available at All My Life Jewelers, The Studio, The Insurance Outlet, various Bank of New Hampshire offices, as well as real estate offices throughout the Lakes Region. Additional locations will be updated on the website and Facebook. BIBA's website lists current offers are from the merchants participating.  To participate or learn more about BIBA, contact Kate at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

BIBA is an affiliate of the American Independent Business Alliance, a non-profit organization helping communities sustain their local independent businesses and keep opportunities alive for local entrepreneurs.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 10:58

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