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Better Choices, Better Health: Learn to "Live Well" with a Chronic Disease

LACONIA — Would you like to live healthier in 2014? Would you like to increase your energy and better manage your health? If you or someone you live with has an ongoing health concern such as chronic pain, diabetes, or arthritis, and would like to learn how to better manage so that you can do the things you want to do, you can benefit from "Living Well".

Learn how to manage your symptoms with the Better Choices, Better Health workshop presented by LRGHealthcare. A free six week session is available at the Taylor Community, Woodside each Wednesday, beginning March 5 through April 9 from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Those attending the workshops will apply skills for living a full, healthy life with a chronic condition, learn to set weekly goals and develop a practical step-by-step plan for improving health and quality of life. Weekly topics include healthy eating, physical activity, relieving stress, pain and fatigue management, and more!

Workshop leaders will guide participants through this proven program developed by the Stanford University School of Medicine. These sessions are ideal for anyone living with a chronic health condition or a caregiver of someone with a chronic health condition.

For more information or to register for this upcoming workshops, call LRGHealthcare Education Services at 527-7120.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 11:06

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MVSB Accepting Photo Contest Entries

MEREDITH — On Monday, March 3, Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) will begin accepting full-color photography entries for its annual photo contest. The Bank is beginning the contest a little earlier than usual to allow for more opportunities to use and display the winning photos. Entries to the Calendar Contest will be considered for use in the Bank's 2015 community wall calendar, desk calendar and also on MVSB's holiday cards and note cards. Website Contest entries will be considered for use on the Bank's website www.mvsb.com and Facebook page www.facebook.com/meredithvillagesavingsbank.

The Bank encourages contest entries that demonstrate a strong focus on community events and people enjoying the variety of venues, attractions and local businesses the Lakes Region has to offer. Whether amateur or professional, all photographers are encouraged to submit their favorite photos.

Entries may be for either the Calendar Contest or Website Contest or both, but separate entry forms must be submitted for each contest. The required format for the Website Contest entries does differ from the Calendar Contest, so please review the detailed specifications listed. Official entry forms and contest rules are available at any MVSB location or online at www.mvsb.com/photocontest.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 11:04

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Burger stand on Belmont walking trail will fund Eagle Scout project

BELMONT — A local Boy Scout will be operating a burger stand at a snowmobile trail on Feb. 27 to raise funds for his Eagle Scout project.

Cory Yelle, a member of Boy Scout Troop 65 in Belmont, will be selling burgers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 on the Belmont Bogie Busters trail as it crosses Jamestown Road, near the road's intersection with Route 140. Yelle will use the proceeds to fund the construction of two foot bridges for walking trails in Belmont.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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Dancing with the Stars Tickets Now on Sale

MEREDITH — AshleyLaura Productions will be presenting the Fourth Annual Lakes Region Dancing with the Stars on Saturday  March 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium. Doors will open for the event at 5:30 that evening.

Six local professionals will dance for charity in hopes of winning the grand prize. The winner will receive 50% of the shows donations for his/her favorite Lakes Region Charity. The remaining 5 professionals will split the remaining 50%.

This year's cast and charities include:

1. James Abreau Lakes Region Volunteer, with Erica Kloetz, owner of Stages Dance Academy of Laconia, dancing for the WLNH Children's Auction/Pub Mania Team.
2. Bryan Halperin, the Executive Director of the Winnipeasaukee Playhouse, with Trista Patten, dance teacher at Stages Dance Academy of Laconia ,dancing for the Winnipeasaukee Playhouse.
3. Krista Marrs , The editor of the Laconia Citizen, with Christy Dunn, owner of Broadway North in Belmont, dancing for the Santa Fund of the Lakes Region.
4. Kyril Mitchell of Bank of NH with Kelsey Piper, professional from the Plymouth State Dance Team, dancing for Hands Across the Table.
5. Meghan Noyes of Lakes Region Child Advocacy Center with Suzanna Derynioski, professional from the Plymouth State Dance Team, dancing for the Lakes Region Advocacy Center.
6. Kerri Parker, town clerk of Meredith, with Jessica White, professional dancer from Lakes Region Dance, dancing for The American Cancer Society.

Tickets can be bought online by doing the following:

1. Go to eventbrite.com
2. In the search bar type "Lakes Region Dancing with the Stars"
3. Buy ticket online
4. Print ticket stub and bring to the event

A handful of tickets will also be available at Lakes Region Dance in Moultonborough.

To find out more about AshleyLaura Productions and the 4th annual Dancing with the Stars, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:43

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