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Third Annual Mingle Jingle 5k planned December 7

BRISTOL — The Tapply-Thompson Community Center's third annual  5K Jingle Mingle will be held on Saturday, December 7 with 9 a.m. registration and 10 a.m. race start.

The race begins and ends at the Newfound Memorial Middle School Parking lot. The cost is $20 if you pre-register by 11//29 and $25 the day of the race. The first 50 to register receive a race shirt. This is a fun run and not timed.

Participants will enjoy soups and chowders after the race and win some cool raffle prizes. Register on-line or pick up entry form at the TTCC. The funds raised will be used for electrical upgrades to the TTCC building. We will also be accepting canned good donations for Bristol Community Services.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:05

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CruCon Cruise Outlet donates 10,000 to the Children's Caring Cancer Center

MOULTONBOROUGH — CruCon Cruise Outlet in Moultonborough donated $10,000 to the Children’s Caring Cancer Center (CCCC), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping children and their families cope with cancer and its complications.

Sandra Cleary, President of CruCon responded to a request by Keith Lane, Vice President of North American Sales for Celebrity Cruises, who is also a board member of the CCCC. “We represent many of the major cruise lines, and when we heard that Celebrity Cruises was working with Children’s Caring Cancer Center, we saw a perfect opportunity to help them support this dedicated effort,” said Cleary.

“Sandy Cleary and the CruCon team are great people with giving hearts,” said Lee Klein, founder of the CCCC. Lane added, “I’ve had the pleasure of watching CruCon grow in New Hampshire, New England, and North America, all along giving back to help others in need, especially children.”

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:03

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Hart's Turkey Farm offers a Thanksgiving Day meal

 MEREDITH— Hart’s Turkey Farm will again be offering its annual Mae Hart Thanksgiving Day meal with all the fixings, prepared for people in Meredith and surrounding towns. The meal will be served at the Meredith Community Center at noon. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

This special meal is a long-time tradition in honor of the Hart family matriarch, who promoted community spirit and believed nobody should eat alone at Thanksgiving.

Ricky DeSharnaise will lead the volunteer team as he has done for the last several years, and the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. (BMCAP) will help to coordinate the effort. Homebound seniors who would enjoy a home delivered meal can also take part.

Those interested in attending, receiving a home-delivered meal, or volunteering should call Joan at the BMCAP office at 225-3295.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014 10:48

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Holy Trinity Holding Annual Snowflake Festival Saturday

LACONIA — Holy Trinity Catholic School and the Home and School Association (HSA) are hosting their annual Snowflake Festival on Saturday, November 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Snowflake Festival features local artisans and their handmade crafts and goods, as well as a bake sale, raffle table, and much more. The event will be held in the HTS Gymnasium: 50 Church Street in Laconia. Vendor space is still available for the event.
All proceeds from the rented vendor tables, the bake sale table, and raffle items directly benefit the students of HTS and their classrooms. The HSA, which organizes this event, helps fund field trips, classroom amenities, and extra-curricular activities and special events.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 08:52

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