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GMP Organizing October Spooktacular

MEREDITH — The Greater Meredith Program Promotions Committee has begun organizing for "October in Meredith- A Spooktacular Series of Events".

Businesses, clubs, and individuals are invited to create some real community spirit by hosting a fall event and listing it in the GMP October Events Guide and/or participating in our Scarecrow Contest. Five hundred (500) event guides will be printed and distributed on the 1st of October at participating businesses and in selected high traffic locations.

The business community is invited to get involved in a variety of ways by hosting an event and listing it in the events guide or by entering the business scarecrow contest and automatically be entered in the town wide Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt. Families will visit all the scarecrows at businesses in town and get a chance to vote on the best and win prizes. The scarecrows will also be judged on creativity, theme and business related by a panel of judges.

The GMP Promotions committee has distributed registration forms throughout the town. To participate and for more information call the Greater Meredith Program at 279-9015 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 02:20

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Meredith Chamber Signs Up New Members

MEREDITH — The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce announces that during the past few weeks the following businesses have become affiliated with the Chamber: Auto Haus of Meredith, Beyond Obsession, Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, Clover Creative Group, LLC, Dean M. Eastman, Realtor, Essense, Four Seasons Self Storage, Hermit Woods Winery:

Independent Avon Sales (Lisa Karman), Kitchen Medix LLC, Kona Mansion Inn, Meredith Place Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventures, The Nutmeg Inn, Pat's Seafood and Pizzaria, Purple Crayon Productions LLC, Rines Paving & Construction LLC, True Colors Print & Design;

VynnArt Gallery and Art Supplies, Wescott, Dyer, Fitzgerald and Nichols PA, Winni Construction, Inc.

The Meredith Chamber is currently planning the 2014 Meredith Area Brochure which is the major component on the Chamber's marketing program and preparing for the Annual Meeting.

Over 300 businesses from the towns of Meredith, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, Holderness, Sandwich, Gilford, the Weirs, and the Newfound Area are members of the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce. For further information about the Chamber, the marketing program, or Chamber events contact the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce at 279-6121.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:32

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092713 Pitmans Hosting Brickyard Blues Dance Band Saturday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room will host Dance Night featuring the Brickyard Blues Dance Band on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.

The Brickyard Blues plays all of the dance favorites from the 60's, 70's and 80's on up. They mix influences including Texas & Chicago Blues, Stax-era soul music, old-school R&B, with some roots & rockabilly thrown in.

In addition to getting airplay on radio stations throughout New England, their original song, Alabama Blues Man, was picked as the Favorite Blues Song at radio stations in Orlando Florida, and Warsaw, Indiana, and has even been featured on a radio station in Belgium that showcases American roots-rock music.

Band members singer-keyboardist Alan Rosen, Brian James on guitar and vocals, Tom Hoctor on sax, Bernie Rozmovits on bass, and drums.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:26

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Lakes Region Tourism Association holding annual Meeting

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Tourism Association will hold its annual meeting on October 2, at The NASWA Resort's Blue Bistro in Weirs Beach from 5:30-8 p.m.

The meeting will begin with the President's welcome and reports followed by the Executive Director's Marketing and Advertising overview. This overview will demonstrate how the Lakes Region Tourism Association promoted the region in state, out of state, and internationally, increasing the number of visitors to the region to create a positive economic impact on businesses.

Following the Executive Director's overview will be the announcement of two scholarships and the Annual Tourism Award.

The Lakes Region Tourism Association awards the Mildred A. Beach Hospitality Scholarship and the Mel Borrin Scholarship each year at their annual business meeting.

The Mildred A. Beach Hospitality Scholarship is awarded to a student attending a college, university or technical college in the Lakes Region and is pursuing a degree in tourism, hospitality and/or culinary arts. The Mel Borrin Scholarship is awarded to a student that has shown enthusiasm and entrepreneurial skills and is self-motivated to succeed.

The Annual Tourism Award was established to be given to an individual or business that has made a difference during the past year to bring visitors into the Lakes Region and Central New Hampshire. Examples include the enhancement of an event or attraction, development of an event or attraction, outstanding marketing/promotion of a related achievement that had an economic impact by bringing visitors to the area.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013 08:10

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