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GriefShare 6 week session starting May 20th (85 words)

MEREDITH — The First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting an abbreviated session of GriefShare, a Bible based Grief support group, on Tuesdays from May 20 until June 24 from 7-9 p.m. 
GriefShare is a support group for those who are grieving the loss of someone close to them, regardless of how recent or long ago.  It is usually 13 weeks, but this will be an abbreviated session for just 6 weeks. The regular schedule will start back up in the fall. For more information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 01:15

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Cindy Gonnerman Service June 8 at Veterans Home

TILTON — A celebration of the life of Cindy Gonnerman, an 18-year volunteer at the New Hampshire Veterans Home who died earlier this year, will be held Sunday, June 8 at 2 p.m. at the home. Rev. Bill Paige and Pastor Kevin Twombly will officiate.

There will also be a 3K Road Race held in her memory on Saturday, June 7 at the New Hampshire Association for the Blind at 25 Walker Street in Concord in Concord which will benefit Guide Dogs of New Hampshire. Registration starts at 10 a.m with the walk beginning at 11 a.m. Awards and door prizes will be handed out starting at 1 p.m


Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 08:57

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AARP Mature Driver Safety Course offered in Meredith

MEREDITH — The next AARP Mature Driver Safety Program in Meredith will take place at the Meredith Community Center on Wednesday and Thursday June 18th and 19th from 4-7 p.m.

Conducted in two 3-hour sessions, the classroom experience emphasizes defensive driving techniques, including new traffic laws and rules of the road to name a few. It points out how to adjust your driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

There is no test and those completing the course receive a certificate making them eligible for insurance discounts from certain insurance companies serving New Hampshire.

The fee for the two day course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for others. To register for this course call Bob Kennelly at 677-7187.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 08:52

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Veggie Round-up Project Fundraiser Underway

LACONIA — Following a successful pilot project last summer, the Lakes Region Food Network is expanding the Farmers' Market Coupon Program for families with limited income in the Lakes Region.

Through the local Women, Infant, and Children Nutrition Clinic, participating families with young children will receive coupons that can be redeemed for fresh fruits and vegetables at either of the Laconia farmers' markets.

A recent survey revealed that NH residents eat an average of 1.6 servings a day of fresh fruits and vegetables. While slightly above the national average, this is well below the recommended amounts.

"Our hope is that by facilitating the purchase of great local produce we can enhance the nutrition of these young families, and perhaps develop eating habits that will extend beyond the market season," says Karen Barker, coordinator of the Lakes Region Food Network. "We're excited about this program because it both addresses improved access to healthy food by young families, and supports our local farmers by increasing sales."

Currently the fund stands just over a third of the amount needed to provide 25 families coupons for the entire market season. Contributions can be made by visiting the Veggie Round-up Project page at http://www.lrfn.org/groups/veggie-roundup-program/, to access the link to the on-line fundraising campaign.

Checks can also be sent to North Country RC&D, 2 Airport Rd, Unit 1, Gilford, NH 03249, made out to North Country RC&D and with a notation on the check that it is for the Veggie Round-up Program. For more information contact Karen Barker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 528-8560.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014 08:49

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