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LR Chamber to Publish Lakes Region Living

LACONIA —  New Hampshire's Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce and McLean Communications announced their collaboration on the 2014 edition of Lakes Region Living, a professionally produced, full-color, glossy magazine dedicated to exploring the advantages of living and working in New Hampshire's Lakes Region.

The publication will serve as an ideal resource for local businesses, those considering the region for relocation, starting or expanding a business, going to college, or for retirement.

"This magazine is a unique marketing opportunity to capture the overall values of living and working in our region. It provides resources of local business, education, culture, healthcare and all the elements important to those considering moving to this area," stated Karmen Gifford, Chamber Executive Director.

There are few places more well-known for scenic splendor, pristine lakes and natural beauty than the Lakes Region, and the mission of Lakes Region Living is to illuminate the charm of the area while educating both newcomers and long-time residents about its economic opportunities, cultural diversification, business landscape and the allure of calling this region home.

"What's not to love about New Hampshire's Lakes Region? We're thrilled to have this opportunity to utilize our knowledge and expertise to produce a high-impact publication for the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce," says Sharron McCarthy of McLean Communications.

In Lakes Region Living, readers will get an inside look at many of the elements that make the region such a great place to live, work and conduct business, including:

• Overview of local figures in business, education, culture, healthcare and real estate

• An insider's guide to the areas attractions, events and unique characteristics

• A look at the communities that make up the Lakes Region

• And much more information of use to those considering a move or starting or expanding a business in our area

Advertising space in the publication is now open, giving local businesses an opportunity to cement your role within the community by advertising to a unique and varied audience, and be part of an effort to showcase why this part of the Granite State is an ideal place to live and work. Advertising investments in Lakes Region Living will be put to good use reaching a responsive audience all year long. Distribution channels will include:

• Local businesses, including hotels, healthcare facilities, real estate agents, schools, and city halls

• To the B2B community through networking events, conferences and Chamber of Commerce events

• Mailed directly to all Lakes Region Chamber members

• Mailed directly to those inquiring about the area for retirement, relocation or business start-ups or expansion

• Used as a recruitment tool by local businesses

• College students

For advertising information contact Deb Pepka at (603) 731-1904 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For editorial inquiries, contact Ken Gagnon at (603) 413-5112 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Bald Peak Community Caregivers donation

CENTER HARBOR — Interlakes Community Caregivers, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has recently received funding from the Bald Peak Community Fund, a donor-advised fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.

"We are very grateful for the generous grant award from the Bald Peak Community Fund which will be used to support transportation costs associated with our Volunteer Program," stated Ann Sprague, ICCI Executive Director. "The majority of services requested from our neighbors are for rides to medical appointments."

The Bald Peak Community Fund was founded in 2002 with the intent to give support to their neighbors and communities in need of essential services. Funds are raised from the members of the Bald Peak Colony Club and friends who value the rural environment of the Lakes Region, and who are pleased to lend support to the maintenance of that lifestyle.

Interlakes Community Caregivers is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer organization that provides support services and community information to help neighbors in their daily lives. These free services include transportation to medical appointments, friendly visits, errands, respite care for primary caregivers, and light household chores. Services are provided to residents in need in the towns of Center Harbor, Meredith, Moultonborough and Sandwich. ICCI does not charge for services nor seeks reimbursement from any insurance company or state agency. Funding comes from grant awards such as this, donations and fundraising events.

To inquire about volunteer opportunities or for other information contact Ann Sprague, Executive Director at 603-253-9275, Ext. 4, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit  interlakescommunitycaregivers.org.

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Meredith Legion hosting Karaoke event Saturday

MEREDITH — The American Legion Post 33 in Meredith, is hosting a Karaoke event on Saturday, February 8, at 8 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street.

All interested people are invited to come sing and watch others sing and have fun. There is no smoking at this event. A $5 donation is requested.

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Senior Momentum Biscotti making Feb. 10

GILFORD – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment-um chocolate biscotti making program on Monday, February 10 in the Gilford Community Church’s Fellowship Hall at noon.

The Parks and Recreation Department will provide all necessary ingredients for this activity. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. Tea and coffee will be served to go along with the biscotti cookies.

All participants are asked to RSVP by February 7th. For more information or to RSVP call 527-4722.



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