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Meredith Ice Fishing Derby Tickets available at local stores

MEREDITH — The 35th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is scheduled for the weekend of February 8-9 and the Meredith Rotary Club is busily providing a variety of bait and tackle stores with derby tickets to sell for the 2014 derby.

In addition to online ticket sales available on their website (www.meredithrotary.org) tickets can be purchased at Wildlife Taxidermy (Manchester), AJ's Bait and Tackle (Meredith) and other local establishments, including Skelley's Market (Moultonboro), Winnipesaukee Dive Shop (Wolfeboro), and Murphy's Mobil (Moultonboro.

The 2014 Fishing Derby has been enhanced to provide all cash prizes for the winning fishermen, and a prize structure (introduced in 2013) that increases the opportunity for each fisherman to win the top prize with the capture of the largest fish in the seven available categories.

"Everyone who purchases a Derby ticket has a chance to win cash prizes," according to Betsey Donovan, Chairman of 2014 Derby. "We have 14 drawings on Saturday for $100 each, and 32 drawings on Sunday for $100 each. Additionally, we have a $5,000 cash drawing on both Saturday and Sunday, so you don't even have to fish to be eligible for these prizes, all you need is a valid Derby ticket."

Late breaking Fishing Derby information is available on the Meredith Rotary Club website and on their Facebook page. During the Derby, updates will be available on the Meredith Rotary Facebook page as well as several radio stations, including 93.3 The Wolf, Rock101 and 100.3 WHEB.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 07:52

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Fundraiser for Franklin Boys and Girls at Al's Pizza

FRANKLIN — Al's Village Restaurant & Pizza will host a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Franklin today from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

20% of all sales, dine in or take out, will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Franklin.

Al's Village Restaurant & Pizza is located at 185 Central St. Phone is 934-4200

For more information concerning the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin, contact Site Director Tom Charbono, phone: 998-9984; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014 10:17

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T-Bones and Cactus Jack's 'Sweet Deal' benefits CareGivers

LACONIA — T-BONES Great American Eatery and Cactus Jack's Great West Grill support The CareGivers Inc. for the 9th year in a row with their annual Sweetheart of a Deal promotion.

Visit any T-BONES and Cactus Jack's location in Salem, Hudson, Derry, Bedford, Manchester, or Laconia, Monday, through Friday, February 14. Any guest who donates $5 to The CareGivers Inc. at any location will receive a $5 dining certificate to use on a future visit. Over the past 8 years, the Sweetheart of a Deal fundraiser has raised more than $180,000 for The CareGivers Inc.

The CareGivers Inc. is an all-volunteer organization that helps the frail, elderly and disabled to maintain their independence and dignity. They provide transportation, meals, companionship and more. All services are provided free of charge with the help of volunteers and donations. The CareGivers Inc. has been serving the local community since 1984.

"We are happy to continue our Sweetheart of a Deal promotion for The CareGivers this year," said Tom Boucher, owner and CEO of Great NH Restaurants. "We take pride in helping people right here in New Hampshire, and by donating to The CareGivers we are doing just that. We are so grateful for our generous guests that keep coming back to give year after year."

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014 10:13

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Creative Pathway Classes at LRCC

LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) is offering Creative Pathway classes on Monday, February 10, and Monday, February 24, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

"Creative Pathway classes are designed to learn holistic living techniques in a fun, informal way," says Class Instructor, Laurie Mayhew of Laconia, a Reiki Master Teacher. "Lessons are informally taught while working on an individual creative project related to the topic. Materials are included in the price of the classes, $35 per class."

On Monday, February 10, the class is "Wish upon a Star." Students will learn to manifest their heart's desire and create their own wish box. On Monday, February 24, Mayhew will be teaching the basic functions and colors of the body's energy centers known as the Chakras and then students will be creating an individual Healing Chakra Bell Chime.

For additional information and to register, call the College at 524-3207. One may also call toll-free, 1-800-357-2992. Students must be pre-registered one week prior to class.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014 10:10

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