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Holy Trinity School Holding Annual Spring Auction

LACONIA —  Holy Trinity School's annual Spring Auction will be held Saturday, April 5 at 5 p.m.

The 2014 HTS Spring Auction is graciously presented by Bank of New Hampshire and AutoServ of Tilton; and, takes place at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall. Proceeds from the evening's events support the School's financial aid scholarship program, advanced curriculum components and the continued classes of art, music and physical education. The evening's silent and live auctions feature local and regional gift certificates and products,  sure to offer something for everyone. Guests will be treated to a delicious dinner by local Laconia food and beverage experts.

This year's auction block includes items such as a paddleboard, Red Sox tickets, NHMS July race tickets, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook Inner Circle Membership, weekend get-a-ways, spa services; and, of course, those coveted Lake Winnipesaukee summer camp gift certificates sure to cause a bidding frenzy. Silent auction bidding begins at 5 p.m. followed by dinner with live auction excitement starting promptly at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 per person and while reservations are encouraged, walk-ins are always welcome. Ticket fees will be waived for those groups of 10 or more wishing to reserve a table in advance. For tickets, call Holy Trinity at 524-3156.

Event sponsors are Benson Auto, Irwin Motors and The Rowley Agency.

Holy Trinity School is a regional Pre K-8 school and operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester. There are approximately 115 students enrolled in grades K through 8. In partnership with parents, Holy Trinity is dedicated to providing a total Christian educational experience which engages students intellectually, promotes social and personal responsibility, and inspires spiritual growth. For more information on Holy Trinity School call 524-3156 or www.holytrinitynh.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 09:06

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Wesley Woods Chowder Chat March 17th

GILFORD — Chowder and Chat lunch to celebrate St. Patrick's Day held on Monday, March 17 at noon at Wesley Woods in the Community room.

Participants will enjoy a boiled dinner, and some traditional Irish music. For more information or to RSVP call 603-528-2555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Altrusa Scholarships currently available

LACONIA —Altrusa of Laconia will again award scholarship money to women in the Lakes Region area continuing their education in a degree program. The Laconia club has been awarding scholarships since 1963.

The criteria to qualify are: financial need; demonstrated leadership ability through school and community activity involvement; and attaining high academic achievement.

Scholarships are available in four different categories: Dr. Alice Normandin Scholarship – for a woman pursuing a career in the health field; Katherine Daigneault Scholarship – for a woman pursuing a career in the business field; Rose Emery Scholarship – for a woman pursuing a career in the education field; and Adrienne Stevens-Margaret "Peg" Normandin Athletic scholarship – for a woman who has participated in the extra-curricular Athletic Program at Laconia High School.

Applications can be obtained online at: www.altrusalaconia.com. Completed applications, with related documentation, must be received by the May 1st deadline. For more information, please contact Laconia Altrusa via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Marcy Yerkes Opening Thursday at the Gallery Space

LACONIA — The Gallery Space at 27 Canal Street in Downtown Laconia is proud to announce an Artist Opening Reception on Thursday, March 13 from 4-7 p.m. for an exhibit of the mini paining works of Marcy Yerkes.

Yerkes is a netive of Greenwood, SC, and has lived in the Lakes Region of NH for the past 26 years. She has studied at the Parson's School of Design and holds a BFA in Fine Arts. As a member of the NH Women's Caucus and Lakes Region Art Association she has been active in promoting her work both at the local and regional levels of the art world.

Her works have also been published in NH Home Magazine, Yankee Magazine, and The Artistic Stenciler Magazine for her murals an faux finishes. In addition her specialized painting has been featured in five Designer Show Houses through out the Lakes Region. Ms. Yerkes stated," I believe my work should involve a challenge to inspire the viewer, not only to adorn, but integrate the art with one's personal environment."

For more information about the artist go to www.southernaccent designs.com The Gallery Space is open daily from 2-9 p.m. M-F.

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