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Program on Vision Loss for Committee on Aging

GILFORD — Belknap County Area Committee on Aging will meet Friday October 11 at 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room. This meeting is open to the public and area residents of all ages are encouraged to attend.

For this month, Stephanie Hurd, Community Relations Coordinator New Hampshire Association for the Blind, will present "Living Better with Vision Loss" - A 7 minute DVD titled "Living Better with Vision Loss" will be viewed. It's a short film including remarks from both staff and people in the community with vision loss. After the film Stephanie, will share some common themes and concerns plus solutions of how to best help someone with any degree of vision loss. She will also have a bag of aids and devices to demonstrate, as examples from the most simple help to some more complicated. The New Hampshire Association for the Blind is a nonprofit that serves people with vision loss across the state of NH. They do not refuse to help anyone on the basis of whether they can pay or not. Stephanie will also share a little of her own story, as someone living with vision loss.

If you would like more information about the Belknap County Area Committee on Aging, or have a topic you would like to see addressed during these meetings, contact Stace Dicker-Hendricks at 603-528-2555 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Brenda Fortier at 603-267-9867 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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Primeau elected chairman of NH Bankers Association

LACONIA — The Bank of New Hampshire is proud to announce that bank President, K. Mark Primeau has been elected to Chairman of the New Hampshire Bankers Association (NHBA) for the coming year.

Primeau moved into the position after a year as vice-chairman. Elections were held recently during the annual weekend joint conference of the New Hampshire and Vermont bankers associations. "As Chair", stated Primeau, "I will work to help strengthen the state's banking industry and improve the state's economy and business climate."

The New Hampshire Bankers Association is a statewide, non-profit trade association whose purpose is to promote the general welfare of the banking industry and the New Hampshire economy, and in so doing, create a strong and competitive business environment. For more information, call 1-800-832-0912 or visit www.BankNH.com.

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Healthcare's Red Dress Gala Committee Presents: A Toast to Ten Years

MEREDITH — The 10th Annual Red Dress Gala will be held on Friday, February 7, at Church Landing at Mill Falls by the Lake in Meredith.

The Red Dress Gala is held each February to raise awareness about heart disease and prevention. Proceeds from this event will benefit cardiac services, programs, and technology at LRGHealthcare and in the community. The generous support from sponsors, advertisers, donors, and guests makes this all possible.

The theme of this year's event is A Toast to Ten Years. The evening will feature a meal created by The Common Man culinary team, live and silent auctions, and guests will dance the night away to local favorite Paul Warnick and Phil 'n the Blanks.

With over 300 anticipated guests, the Red Dress Gala offers sponsorship opportunities for businesses from advertising in the program booklet, to donating to the auction, to high-level sponsorships.

Visit www.lrgh.org or contact the LRGHealthcare Office of Philanthropy to learn more: 527-7063 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Hannaford holding Flu Clinic Friday

MEREDITH — There will be a another flu clinic at the Meredith Hannaford on Friday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Regular dose vaccine as well as the high dose vaccine will be available.

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