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Moultonborough Women's club will install officers Monday

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Women's Club will hold its annual banquet and installation of officers and directors at the Castle in the Clouds on  Monday, June 2. Doors open at 11 a.m. for a social time and the luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Gayle Russell has arranged a special catered luncheon with help from Harriet Bicksler, Jeannine Royer, Nancy McDonough, Valerie Durland and Irene Colman.
Following club tradition, Parliamentarian Dotti Simpson will conduct the installation ceremony of officers and directors, which will be the following: Co-Presidents Trish Conley and Eloise Post, Co-Vice Presidents Gayle Russell and Jill Alexander, Recording Secretary Dawn Smith, Corresponding Secretary Harriet Bicksler, Treasurer Pat Keegan. Directors: Judy Ballard, Carol Bamberry and Mitzie Crowe.

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Meredith Historical Society will hear talk on boats

MEREDITH — The Meredith Historical Society will be treated to a presentation by the NH Boat Museum on June 3 at 7 p.m. Founded in 1992 to "preserve the boating heritage of the New Hampshire lakes," the museum displays vintage mahogany and antique boats from race boats to canoes and sailboats. It also sponsors a vintage race boat regatta, boatbuilding classes for families as well as offering rides in a wooden 28' triple cockpit HackerCraft "woodie" on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Anyone familiar with boating in our area is sure to enjoy the boats and memorabilia displayed in this museum in Wolfeboro.

Lisa Lutts, Director, will give a presentation on its history, programs and everything related to boating in New Hampshire. She has worked in museums for 30 years and became director of the NH Boat Museum two years ago after directing a regional history museum in Tennessee.

The program begins at 7 p.m. at the 45 Main St. building of the Meredith Historical Society. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact 279-2275.

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BPS Lands Big Jobs in Pelham, Hopkinton

LACONIA — With a supportive vote from the taxpayers of Pelham in the spring of this year, Bonnette, Page and Stone (BPS) and the team of Lavallee Brensinger of Manchester, and Trident Project Advantage Group of Salem will lead the $22.6 million design, development and construction of the expansion and renovation of Pelham High School.

Improvements to the high school will include 29 new classrooms, improved administration and support space, substantial site infrastructure improvements and a systematic renovation of the existing school facility totaling approximately 123,000 square feet.

BPS also was chosen as selected as Construction Manager for a $3 million expansion and renovation of the Contoocook Fire Station in Hopkinton.

BPS along with Port One Architects of Portsmouth will be working with the town of Hopkinton to renovate and expand the Contoocook Fire Station. The current footprint of the existing fire station will be expanded to approximately 16,500 square feet. The new facility, when complete,  will provide a modern facility that is ADA compliant with proper space for storage and protection of apparatus, training facilities, Emergency Operations Center, and adequate support for a modern 24-hour staffed facility.


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Top Ranked NY Folk Group Back by Popular Demand

LACONIA — Gathering Time, the New York based folk rock trio which delighted their audience last year, is returning by popular demand to the Belknap Mill in Laconia on Saturday, June 7 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 per person including refreshments and can be ordered at www.tbinh.org.

Gathering Time blends the sounds of a high energy Peter, Paul & Mary or a co-ed Crosby, Stills & Nash and couple this with the electricity of the Byrds, Joni Mitchell, the Eagles and America. No wonder they have captured center stage in the Northeast folk scene, already placing 19th among the top 100 national folk groups, according to the New York disc jockey survey. This year's program will be enhanced by guest artist Mara Levine whose golden voice has been creating beautiful interpretations of traditional and contemporary songs.

Temple B'Nai Israel of Laconia continues to bring amazing talent to the Lake Region. Adding human value and a further satisfying twist to the event, members of the temple have put together a program book for the occasion, compiling advertising from Lakes Region merchants and well-wishers. This activity makes it possible for the congregation to practice what is called Tzedakah, the Hebrew word for charitable giving.

Consequently, all of the net profits of the Gathering Time concert will go to Lakes Region Community Services (www.lrcs.org) whose long standing mission is to support individuals and their families living with developmental disabilities, with the goal of helping them increase the quality of their lives.

This nearly 40 year old community-centered social service agency's main office is located in the former Federal Building in downtown Laconia and combined with a northern office in Plymouth, serves families residing throughout Belknap and Southern Grafton Counties. A dynamic human services organization, LRCS and the LRCS Family Resource Center of Central NH offer essential programs and services to families and individuals in the Lakes Region from birth throughout their lifespan.

The organization received the 2013 award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management for its innovative work and effective leadership. Christine Santaniello, LRCS Executive Director says, "We so appreciate being the beneficiary of this wonderful musical event sponsored by Temple B'nai Israel. As an organization whose mission is to serve the community, it doesn't get any better than to have another charity in our community choose to generously donate their fundraising to support our mission."

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