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081013 BBQ Fundraiser for Cancer victim Sunday at Village Kichen in Moultonborough (156)

MOULTONBOROUGH — A fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, August 11 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. at the Village Kitchen to help pay the medical expenses of Robin Mudgett, who last month was diagnosed with a cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments in effort to shrink a tumor which started in her kidney so that surgery can be performed.

Neither she nor her husband, Mike, have health insurance and Mudgett has had complications such as decreased kidney function and liquid around her heart that have required multi-day visits to Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Lakes Region General Hospital on a nearly weekly basis over the past month.

To help lessen the financial burden on their parents, the Mudgett children have organized Sunday's fundraiser BBQ buffet.

Cost is $10 per person with additional donations greatly appreciated. All money raised will go directly to pay Robin's medical bills. Donations can also be made to the Robin Mudgett Medical Fund at any Meredith Village Savings Bank.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:20

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081013 Youth Soccer Registration Deadline is August 23 (75)

GILFORD —  The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be accepting Youth Soccer registrations through the registration deadline of Friday, August 23.

The youth soccer program is open to all Gilford students entering grades K-5 this fall. After August 11th the registration fee increases to $35. Any registrations submitted after the August 23 deadline will be accepted on an availability basis only.

For more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:17

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080913 Fish & Game Offers Crow Hunting Workshop (130)

HOLDERNESS — Just in time for the fall crow hunting season, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is offering hunters a free workshop on crow hunting on Saturday, August 10,  from 9 a.m. to noon at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center.

The seminar will be led by crow hunting enthusiast Pete Lester. Pre-registration is required. To sign up, call (603) 536-3954.

The crow-hunting workshop covers the basic pursuit of these challenging birds, from the use of a mouth call to high-tech electronic calling and decoying. Participants also will learn about crow behavior, crow-hunting safety issues, gaining permission to hunt/landowner relations, clothing choices, set-up location, shotgun and ammunition options, creature comforts for an enjoyable hunt and recipes for – you guessed it – eating crow.

Crow hunting has a split season in New Hampshire. It opens August 15 and runs through November 30; in addition, there is also a short spring season from March 16-31.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:12

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The Lakes Region Waterski Boat Classic will take place on Saturday, August 10 at the point area of Opechee Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The event is sponsored by Mike Testa State Farm Insurance and Winnisquam Marine. There will be a gathering of vintage ski and race boats at the beach for public viewing. Winnisquam Marine will be providing free boat rides to the public. There will be memorabilia from the Northland Ski Company and the ski races that were in the 1960's and 1970's on Lakes Winnisquam and Winnipesaukee. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:10

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