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SANBORNTON — In Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech he urged Americans to "let freedom ring." Therefore in memory of this statement bells will be ringing from church steeples all over New Hampshire on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 3 p.m.

Locally, bells will be rung at Sanbornton Congregational Church-UCC, First Baptist Church and Second Baptist Church. All three churches are joining in a program to which the general public is invited.

In addition to bell ringing, a film of Dr. King delivering his famous speech will begin at at 2:15 p.m. Following the showing of the film,there will be a time when viewers can talk about their memories of that day and what the speech meant to them. Younger viewers might share what the speech means to them in today's world.

For further information contact Cab Vinton at the Sanbornton Public Library at 286-8288, or Marilyn Ladieu at 934-5717.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 10:34

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082113MoultonFarmCooking: 2X Moulton Cooking

MEREDITH — With the harvesting season at its peak, Moulton Farm in Meredith is holding a special evening session of its popular "Garden to Table" series on Thursday, August 22, at 5 p.m. The farm's chef, Jonathan Diola, will present a free cooking demonstration using produce the farm is currently harvesting.

"It's a great opportunity to taste food and talk with Jonathan and other members of our farm team about how we grow the food as well as get ideas about how to prepare it," says John Moulton, owner of Moulton Farm. "These "Garden to Table" have been very popular. Customers learn how to get the most from their food and really enjoy that great flavor that Jonathan creates with his recipes."

Moulton Farm is located at 18 Quarry Road off Route 25 in Meredith. The farm practices sustainable agriculture and is dedicated to providing the highest quality fruits and vegetables while preserving its rich soil for future generations. In addition to growing its own produce, the farm sells prepared foods to go, baked goods, seafood, and a quality selection of cheeses, meats, and other items from local producers. More information is available at moultonfarm.com.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 10:26

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082313 Northfield Alzheimer Walk/Run raises $9,000 (159 w/2 col Timmons Team) w/ 2 col. photo

NORTHFIELD — Nearly 200 took part in the 1st annual fund-raising run/walk in Northfield for Boston University's Alzheimers Research Center. The walk's title was The Timmons Team, named for Ginny Timmons, the mother of nine who was recently found to be in the beginning stage of the disease.
After numerous presentations to nearby Rotary and Knights of Columbus groups, meeting others in various settings, Timmons says she was cognizant of the disease's prevalence and the the need for research to find a cure.

Financial support was provided by Rob Pearlman's Sun Private Equities, F.B.I. Contractor, Eurasian Auto, Grevior Furniture, Golden Crest, Northfield Dipsy Doodle Ice Cream , Franklin Savings Bank, Joe and Grace LePlante Family, and Concord's Bagel Works; and donations of time from First Student Bus Company drivers Carl Stockbridge and Kim Michaels; Tilton School faculty Stephen Poirier, Sandy Hollingsworth and Mike Landroche; and balloons from the Laconia Party Store and other items from Tilton Walgreens and Tilton Praise Assembly Church .

Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 10:16

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082313MeredithClerkInstitute (281)

MEREDITH — Meredith Town Clerk, Kerri Ann Parker, recently completed her second year of studies at the New England Municipal Clerks' Institute at Plymouth State University. This three year program is an intermediate level course with continuing interactive classes on the skills of professional administration, management, decision-making, written communication, public speaking, parliamentary procedure, interpersonal communication and law.

The New England Municipal Clerks Institute assists clerks in developing and maintaining the high level of administrative expertise needed for the successful operation of increasingly complex municipal governments. Completion of the three-year Institute program entitles graduates to apply for the International Institute of Municipal Clerks' coveted Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation.

NEMCI&A is the only program of its kind in the country, run exclusively by and for city and town clerks and their office staff. The Board of Directors consists of two representatives from each of the six New England states and meets year-round with faculty and University personnel to develop the best possible week of intellectual stimulation, personal growth and challenges for attendees.

The program began under the Rhode Island Department of Community Affairs. Through the dedication of the department and the guidance of the New England Association of City and Town Clerks, NEMCI&A has grown from one class with 32 students to the point where it now offers three Institute classes and several advanced Academy classes. Over 500 cities and towns have sent Clerks to the New England Municipal Clerks' Institute and Academy over its thirty-nine year history.

The academy is a continuing education program designed for clerks who have completed their Institute training or have already attained their CMC certification. For further information please contact NEMCI & A Chair Kelli L. Barnaby This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 10:12

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