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LACONIA — This past May, Irwin Ford partnered up with Ford Motor Company's Drive 4 UR School program to raise money for Laconia High School. Thanks to the support of the community in the Laconia area Irwin Ford raised $1,400 to put towards a new Athletic Field for Laconia High School

"We know funding for school programs is hard to come by, and we want to do our part to help make sure these programs remain available," said Chris Irwin, Vice President of the Irwin Automotive Group. "We're excited to raise money for a new athletic field for the students of Laconia High School. As a former LHS student I'm thrilled to be able to help."

Since the start of Ford's Drive 4 UR School program in 2007, more than $16 million in donations have been generated for high schools nationwide.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 10:00

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090413 Sacred Waters Yoga holding EFT Presentation (104)

MEREDITH — Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls will be hosting a presentation on Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) on Thursday, September 12, at 7 p.m. at the studio located at 285 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith.
Catherine Turgeon, EFT coach and practitioner, will privide an explanation and demonstration of the basic EFT techniques that can be used to improve every aspect of daily life. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), also known as "tapping", is a simple-to-use, non-invasive energy therapy.

There is a $10 cover charge for this event. Call Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls at 279-3243 or stop in to sign up at the desk.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 09:55

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0901513 Grafton County GOP Holds Annual Golf Tournament (115)

CAMPTON — The Grafton County Republican Committee's Fifth Annual Golf Tournament was held on Monday, August 12, at the Owl's Nest Country Club.

Teams were fielded this year by businesses and individuals from throughout the state.
Over sixty sponsors donated everything from ski vacations, weekend getaways, meals and merchandise. Major prizes included a trip for four to Las Vegas, a new Cadillac for a hole in one, and a thousand dollars cash for the closest to the pin. At silent auction, autographed sports memorabilia from the Red Sox and Patriots teams were auctioned.
The gathered golfers were addressed by Republican US Senate candidate Jim Rubens and Republican US Congressional candidate William O'Brien during the post tournament luncheon.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 09:52

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082313EatLocalMonth (290): 3X Local Eatery

LACONIA — Each year the month of August is designated as Eat Local Month, which encourages members of the community to celebrate New Hampshire farmers and food producers. The month was chosen because harvest is reaching its peak, and there are fresh tasting healthy foods available all around the area. 

A great place to start is Local Eatery in Laconia. Chef Kevin Halligan, owner of the Laconia Village Bakery, invites the community to the Lakes Region's new dinner venue, the Local Eatery, situated in the historic Laconia train station on Veterans Square. Halligan goal was to provide top quality meals made from local, organic produce and grass-fed, naturally raised meats and poultry. He began offering a daily "local" special lunch at the bakery, which proved to be the most popular menu item. The Local Eatery features a year-round menu using as much local food as Halligan can find.

Halligan is also happy to exploit Gilford – Bean's and Greens as one of his top partnering local farms. Farmers love to talk about what they do and what they grow and they truly appreciate folks who enjoy their products. In these times when massively subsidized industrial farms use chemicals, hormones and pesticides and raise animals in inhumane factories, it is comforting to know the farmer who grows your food and to know that it is safely and humanely raised. Beans and Greens is a nearby source providing fresh, healthy and local food and fun.

Reservations are recommended for the Local Eatery, but not required. Check out the Local Eatery's Facebook page  for local specials, local events, and a local menu.


CAPTION — "Local" favorites dine at Local Eatery, Michael and Karen Seymour and RJ and Bridget Harding. August is celebrated as Eat Local Month(Courtesy photo)


Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 09:49

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