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LRGHealthcare holding Annual Senior Safety Day

FRANKLIN — LRGHealthcare is holding its 13th annual Senior Safety Day on Saturday, October 26th. LRGH will be partnering with local fire departments in the communities of Franklin, Tilton, Northfield, Andover, Hill, Belmont, Sanbornton, Bristol, New Hampton, Laconia, Meredith, Center Harbor, Moultonborough and Gilford to present free smoke detector battery changes for seniors.

Fire department representatives will be available to visit homes with replacement batteries and smoke detectors. They will also offer free installation to homes not properly equipped with enough smoke detectors.

For more information or to schedule a free appointment, please call Franklin Regional Hospital at 934-2060 ext. 8329.


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Winni Historical to hear story of Northern Railroad

LACONIA — Lake Winnipesaukee Museum is presenting, "The Northern Railroad" on Wednesday , October 9 at 7 p.m., featuring Kenneth Cushing.

Hear about the Boston & Maine Line from Concord to White River Junction from historian and author, Kenneth R. Cushing, including the effect of snowstorms, floods and other disruptions and the interaction of trains within communities. He has previously published "Isinglass, Timber & Wool", the history of Grafton, the town in which he lives.
This presentation is free for members and for non members there will be a $5 fee. Call 366-5950 to RSVP. The museum is located on Route 3, next to Funspot.

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Voices Against Violence Hosts Vigil October 10

PLYMOUTH — Voices Against Violence, a regional crisis services agency in Plymouth, will host a Candlelight Vigil to honor the men, women and children who have lost their lives due to domestic violence in the State of New Hampshire. The Vigil begins at 7 p.m. October 10 on the Plymouth Town Common.
Participants will present a victim's story, invite survivors and others to speak, and read the names of New Hampshire residents who have lost their lives within the last year as a result of domestic violence. A moment of silence will follow.
Voices board member Patricia Rella will talk about the relevance of the organization's name. She says, "Voices" symbolizes the unity of the voices of our community coming together to speak out against domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Our voices educate and reach out to survivors and let them know they are not alone."
In addition, participants are invited to visit The Clothesline Project, a display of decorated t-shirts that bear witness to the violence against victims of domestic and sexual violence, bullying and stalking. During the public display on the Plymouth Common, which runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. October 10, a clothesline will be hung with the shirts. Each shirt represents a particular person's experience, as expressed by a survivor or by someone who cares about them. Anyone is welcome to make their own t-shirt. Supplies will be provided.
Voices Against Violence is one of 14 members of the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (www.nhcadsv.org). Voices is southern Grafton County's resource for the most up-to-date information, state and federal guidelines and best practices around the issues of domestic and sexual violence, harassment, stalking, human trafficking and bullying. Voices Against Violence volunteers and staff maintain a 24-hour crisis line and a crisis shelter for victims and their families. The organization's mission is to break the cycle of violence by providing comprehensive services for all victims and survivors and by creating social change through education and action.

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PSU TIGER Roars to Support Suicide Prevention

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University's TIGER (Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility) will present "Transitions," a musical about college, choices and change, October 8.

"Transitions" is an educational production based on the writings of Plymouth State University students about sensitive issues that cause students stress. The cast includes area students Will Bolton, Sarah Flower, Alex Hunton and Rachel Perelli, under the artistic direction of Trish Lindberg. Will Ogmundson of Sutton is the musical director and composer, and Lisa Travis of Holderness is the choreographer.

The production uses theatre, music and dance to illustrate ways in which college-age students can cope with the stressors of college life and make positive choices for themselves and others.

The performances and discussions will be held October 8 at 7 p.m. in Hyde Hall Room 120, on Langdon Street in Plymouth. The performances are acceptable for students age 16 years and older, and adults. There is no charge for admission.


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