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Laconia Country Club names Sullivan as general manager

LACONIA — Laconia Country Club has announced that Jack Sullivan has accepted the General Manager position and will begin on July 1st. Mr. Sullivan has been active in the golfing industry for over 30 years and a member of The Professional Golfers Association since 1995. Jack was also a competitive junior golfer and at one point carried a plus one handicap.

During his impressive career, Jack has held numerous positions from Head Golf Professional, Director of Golf and General Manager. Having been associated with resort facilities such as Walt Disney World and PGA National Resort & Spa, private facilities such as The Polo Club Boca Raton, Ferncroft Country Club and Salem Country Club and semi private facilities such as The Ledges Golf Club and Sanford Country Club, Jack brings a unique blend of business and operations expertise and extensive knowledge of the golf industry. Prior to Jack's career in the golf industry, he was the Business Manager for the State of New Hampshire and was the Senior Accountant for US Operations at a national food company with $650M in annual sales.

Jack is a proven leader who has increased memberships and revenue while improving the overall member and guest experience. Jack has a passion for growing the game of golf through player development programs such as Get Golf Ready, Junior Leagues, Play Golf America, Specialty Clinics and programs driving Senior and Women's golf. Jack is a graduate from the University of New Hampshire with a major in Business Administration.

"We are delighted that Jack is joining our already-excellent staff," said Randy Annis, LCC President. "He brings with him a wealth of experience in club management, including such areas as event planning, food and beverage, marketing, membership and finance. I know his energy and enthusiasm will be contagious".
Sullivan said, "I am excited about joining Laconia Country Club and leading it to many successes in the coming years. LCC is a world class golf course with one of the best practice facilities in New England and I can't wait to put my expertise and experience to work to deliver the best possible service. I plan to use the team concept to meet and exceed the expectations of the members at Laconia Country Club".
Laconia Country Club, situated on over 200 acres in Laconia, is the perfect place for golfers.
The club was established in 1922. The recently redesigned golf course offers challenges for beginners to low handicaps. The natural layout offers fantastic views, undulating terrain and a walk-able course.

Jack Sullivan (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 10:37

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Craft Show at outlet mall Sat., Sun.

TILTON — Come and enjoy the fun at the Pre 4th of July Craft Fair on June 28-29 at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton.

There will be a diverse variety of arts & crafts including handsome handpainted wooden furniture, soy candles, tapestry bags & totes, outstanding pressed floral art, quilted and quilted table decor, handpainted gourds, elf slippers, three-dimensional glass art, bat and bird houses, gourmet dips, face painting, scroll saw crafts, wooden crafts, folk art primitives, country crafts, paintings, mystery novels, metal silhouettes, handpoured soaps, garlic graters, kettle corn, room fresheners, wreaths, tutus, florals, wearable art, soap bombs and fine jewelry.


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Archery lessons being offered by Gilford Recreation Department

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a four-week session of Olympic Archery instruction, to be led by certified archery Instructors from Archery In Motion.

This program will be held on Tuesday afternoon/evenings from July 8 – July 29 at the Arthur A. Tilton Ice Rink. The Beginner session will run from 4:00-5:00 p.m., with the Intermediate session running from 5:15-6:15 p.m. These classes are open to Youth and Adults ages 7 years old and up and no experience is required. Enrollment in this program is limited. Registration forms can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office or can be found on the department website at www.gilfordrec.com . Priority will be given to Gilford residents.

Cost: $60 per person and includes all necessary equipment; you may also bring your own equipment (with approval by instructor).

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

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Broussard presenting program on weather atop Mt. Washington

062614 BroussMonday July 14 7pm

MOULTONBOROUGH — Will Broussard will present "Home of the World's Worst Weather" on Monday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Library.

An infamous place of extremes, 6,288-foot Mount Washington, New Hampshire has been captivating audiences for hundreds of years.
While many places on Earth experience severe weather, few are inhabited by humans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Mount Washington Observatory has been operating a continuously-staffed outpost on this remote alpine peak since 1932, meaning we have come to know it unlike anyone else.
Through the years, the hardy men and women of the Observatory have experienced white-out blizzards, stunning 110-mile vistas, and everything in between. They have survived a 231 mph wind gust, endless days of disorienting fog, and snow drifts more than 20 feet tall. They have worked with scientists and celebrities, students and snow rangers. They have amassed one of North America's longest continuous climate records, and developed an intimate understanding of the place known as the "Home of the World's Worst Weather."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 10:04

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