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082313GliddenYoungLadiesTea (164)

ASHLAND — A Young Ladies Garden Tea Party will be held on Saturday, August 24, at 4 p.m. at the Glidden Toy Museum located at 49 Main Street in Ashland.This annual tea party is for young ladies 12 and under and their dolls if they wish.
 Dresses are required, hats and gloves optional but encouraged.  Tea will be served on specially decorated tables under the tents on the lawn of the toy museum.  It is to be followed by games, crafts, and more. Tours of the toy museum will be available free of charge for party guests.
Reservations required and invitations may be purchased at the following locations for a donation of $5 per invitation: Ashland Insurance Ctr., Ashland Town Library, Glidden Toy Museum, and Mt. Laurel Floral Shop.
The museum is located at the end of the alley between Ashland Antiques and The Mt. Laurel Floral Shop.  Parking is on Main St. or Pleasant St and walk through the grounds of the Whipple House Museum. For more information call 968-7289.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 07:47

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082113 Dynamic Networking Group Fusion introducing itself to the Lakes Region (393 w/3 col Fusion)

LACONIA — The Launch into Fusion Networking event at the Margate on Lake Winnipesaukee on  Thursday, August 22 from 5-7:30 p.m. will introduce the public to the organization that brings together the future leaders of the Lakes Region.

The Lakeside Pavilion will be filled with more than 200 members of the community, music by DJ B.O.B., interactive booths by local businesses, raffles and giveaways, a 50/50 drawing, light refreshments, and a cash bar.

As the official kickoff event for the organization, 'Fusion Networking' will be introduced to the Lakes Region. The idea is to get to know others in a casual social environment where connections will happen naturally because people enjoy doing business with those they know, like and trust.

Fusion NH looks to bring people together for social, civic, and business purposes. The organization was first known as the Lakes Region Young Professionals group as a committee under the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. As the group started to grow, it began to have a purpose of its own; bringing people together through social and civic opportunities for the betterment of the community. This inspired the group of individuals to create a separate organization with a new mission, and brought about the opportunity to distinguish and rebrand themselves.

''Being known as the Lakes Region Young Professionals group, didn't allow us to reach those that we were looking to get involved with our organization. The stigma attached to the words 'young' and 'professional' were holding us back from what we were looking to accomplish. It was time for a change – a fresh perspective,'' says Fusion President, Beth San Soucie. "Fusion is looking to make connections within the Lakes Region through activities that inspire people and provide a sense of community; with this comes the opportunity to build business and social connections along the way. This is the wave of the next generation of leaders – we're paving the way.''

Tickets can be purchased online at www.FusionNH.org for $10 or at the door for $15.

For more information about what Fusion can do to support your business or organization, and how to get involved, contact
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.fusionNH.org.

 

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Fusion Board and Committee Members at the Margate on Lake Winnipesaukee. Pictured are Craig McKeon (Fusion – Secretary), Meredith Horton, Beth San Soucie (Fusion – President), Jaimie Sousa (Fusion – Vice-President), Kim Drouin, Tania Baert (Fusion – Treasurer), Trish Laurent and Chris Walkley. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 11:46

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Bristol Baptist Church hosting ham supper

BRISTOL — On Saturday, September 7, at 5:30 p.m., Bristol Baptist Church, located at 30 Summer Street will be having a Spiral Ham Supper.

The meal includes spiral ham, sweet potato, peas and corn with apple crisp and ice cream. Cost of meal is $8 for adults, $3.50 for children under 12 years old, and $25 for families of four.

Take outs are available. For more information, call 744-3885.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 01:10

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090613 Sailing School receives donation of Carolina Skiff (151 w/3 col Dalton )

GILFORD — The Lake Winnipesaukee Sailing Association sailing school, a non-profit organization, derives a portion of its funding from the generous donations of older boats by people in the Lakes Region community. Some of these boats are used in the program, while others are sold. Info This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In July LWSA received the generous donation of a 14 foot Carolina Skiff with a 25 HP outboard. The boat was donated by Tom Dalton, a Belmont cabinet maker and contractor. This sturdy boat will be used by the sailing school as a chase/rescue boat.

The LWSA Sailing School has taught thousands of local youngsters from 7 to 16 years of age to sail over the past 26 seasons. The program has five nationally certified instructors who teach in a fleet of 27 sailboats and four motorboats. See www.lwsa.org

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Instructor Liam Shanahan, center; boat donor Thomas Dalton, right, and LWSA instructor Ben Crosby with donated Carolina Skiff. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Monday, 19 August 2013 11:45

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