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18th Annual Altrusa Festival of Trees

MEREDITH — Altrusa of Meredith's 18th Annual Festival of Trees will be held at the Waukewan Golf Club on Waukewan Road in Center Harbor.

The  wonderland of trees and the Noel Shoppe will be open Friday, December 6, 2-8 p.m.; Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, December 8 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission is $3 adults, $2 children (under 5 are free)
The festival GALA with Silent and Live Auction will be held Thursday, December 5, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tickets are 25 advance sales only (call 603 253-6995). Tickets are available at Meredith Chamber of Commerce, Cackleberries, Kara's Café & Cakery and Fashion Forward in Moultonborough
Children's event on Friday, December 6, features readings at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
An inter-active story time featuring a reading of "The Christmas Magic" by Lauren Thompson. A story filled with the magic, wonder and love of Christmas as Santa gathers his reindeer and feeds them parsnips and berries and polishes his bells and his sled for the big night of giving.
Admission is $3 adults and $2 children ages 3 – 8
Reservations are required. Call MaryAnne at (603) 279-5529.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 09:16

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Inter-Lakes Math Teams Score Well in First Meet

MEREDITH — The Inter-Lakes High School White math team started off its season with a win scoring 133 points at the October 9 Lakes Region Math Meet.

Although competing in the small schools division in the Lakes Region Math League, this score was enough to beat all 18 small and large school teams.

The top scorers for the White team were Finnian O'Connell and Liam Donohoe who each scored 7 out of 9 points. They were closely followed by Johnny Cox, Danial Thomas and Josh Simpson who each scored 6 points. Trevor Colby and Ben Crosby each made 5 points, while Ben Jaques and Isabel Cunningham each scored 4 points. Angelo Burgess finished with 3 points.

Finnian made a perfect score in Writer's Choice and Advanced Math, while Johnny made a perfect score in Algebra II. Danial, Liam and Josh all made perfect scores in Writer's Choice.
The Blue team, with only 4 members in attendance, scored 38 points. The team was led by Joshua Schmalle with 5 points, followed by Allie Dennis and Cameron Daly, each with 4 points. Emilie Haight finished the meet with 3 points.
The teams ate coached by Diane Mega and Bob Marcoux.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 09:13

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CruCon Cruise Outlet Owner Sandra Cleary Recognized

MOULTONBOROUGH — Sandra Cleary, owner and President of CruCon™ Cruise Outlet, started her cruise travel agency in 1995 in the basement of her mother's home and steadily grew into an industry powerhouse with 75 employees. In 2013, she began construction of a 30,000 sq. ft. corporate headquarters in Moultonborough, in order to accommodate the growth of her expanding workforce which is estimated to grow to 150 by the spring of 2014.
On Monday, September 30,  Cleary was presented with an award as one of the top 5 women-led businesses in New Hampshire. This honor was the result of an annual report and review of women-led businesses by Business New Hampshire Magazine. CruCon Cruise Outlet's rapid growth and over $100 million in annual sales has brought her company into the limelight in New Hampshire. Until recently, the majority of their notoriety has been more global with national awards like their recent Top National Agency of the Year award from Vacation.com. CruCon Cruise Outlet is the only United States agency in a network of more than 5,000 agencies to be honored with the Vacation.com award.

For five years in a row, 13 million Travelzoo® subscribers voted them "Best Agency for Cruise Deals." Accepting the award, Cleary credited her team of travel experts for her success. "We truly provide a concierge level of service; we know how important a vacation is! We take great care to find our customers the best cruise package and help make the planning process run smoothly."

Cleary was featured in the magazine's October issue as one of five intriguing women business leaders in New Hampshire. CruCon Cruise Outlet is located at 70 Whittier Highway, Moultonborough.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 09:02

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T-Bones Thanks for Giving Fundraiser aids The Boys & Girls Clubs in NH (240)

LACONIA —  T-BONES Great American Eatery and Cactus Jack's announce their 9th annual Thanks for Giving fundraiser. The NH based restaurant group chooses a local non-profit organization each year to be the recipient of its four week long fundraising promotion. Guests are given the opportunity to donate $5 and receive $5 off their next visit in return, when dining at any T-BONES or Cactus Jack's location. All proceeds from this year's fundraiser will benefit The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Hampshire.

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Hampshire is a collaboration of the nine independent Boys & Girls Clubs serving 19,000+ youth annually in New Hampshire. The Clubs are headquartered in Concord, Derry, Lakes Region (Laconia), Manchester, Nashua, North Country, Portsmouth, Salem and Souhegan Valley (Milford). They enable young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Hampshire have been serving NH youth for over 100 years.

To donate to the Thanks for Giving fundraiser, visit any T-BONES location in Salem, Hudson, Bedford, Derry, or Laconia or any Cactus Jack's location in Manchester or Laconia, Monday, October 21 through Sunday, November 17.

Tanya Untiet, T-BONES and Cactus Jack's Community Outreach Coordinator, said "Over the past eight years we have donated over $140,000 to local New Hampshire non-profits through our Thanks for Giving fundraiser. The Boys & Girls Clubs in NH are so deserving and we are excited and optimistic that the fundraiser will have a great impact on their organization with the help of our patrons."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 08:58

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