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Faith, Hope and Love Foundation Holding Fashion Fundraiser

GILFORD — The Faith, Hope and Love Foundation is pleased to announce it's first ever "Fall into Fashion" Fundraiser.

On Saturday evening October 19, the banquet hall at Pheasant Ridge Golf Club in Gilford will be transformed by the fashion show committee and presenting sponsor Divine Inspirations of Meredith, giving the changing of the seasons a funky, fresh and fashionable look.

The night starts at 6 p.m. wiith delicious appetizers and a cash bar provided by Contigiani's Catering. During this first hour guests will also have time to mingle and network with other New Hampshire professionals. At 7 p.m. the FHL Board of Directors will be presenting $2,000 to local youth organizations that align with their mission.

Following the check presentation, Fred and Amy from Mix 94.1 FM will take over and guests will enjoy a fun filled fashion show, with music by Zach York of Project DJ. After the show, guests can continue socializing and enjoy some sweet treats from another presenting sponsor, Ooh La La Creative Cakes and also fill a bag at the candy bar.

Other presenting sponsors include Tanger Outlets in Tilton, who will be providing all of the clothes for our models. Award winning SunDay's Salon and Spa, who will be styling the models hair and doing their makeup for the show. Laconia Pet Center will be providing an outfit for our model, Mighty Quinn of 2020 Vision Quest, and our the  colorful promotional posters were designed and provided by Optimus Printing in Meredith.

Models for the event  Nick Adel, Kelly Arbogast, Ryan Dickson, Christy Dunn, Jeanie Forrester, Karmen Gifford, Ashley Halsey, Beth Hutchins, Lea King, Griffin LaFleur, Kate Luczko, Krista Marrs, Randy Pierce and Mighty Quinn, Eric Proulx, Liz Sheil and Matt Wilhelm.

Tickets will go on sale October 1 through October 12 and can be purchased at All Brite Cleaning and Restoration in Gilford, Broadway North in Belmont and Divine Inspirations in Meredith. Tickets are $35 per person and can be paid for with check or cash only.

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VNA Schedules Flu Shot Clinics

MEREDITH — The Visiting Nurses of Meredith and Center Harbor have scheduled flu shot clinics at a number of locations.

Call 279-6611 to schedule an appointment for one of the clinic dates listed below for a flu shot.

— Tuesday, October 1, 9-11 a.m. at VNMCH office.

— Wednesday, October 16, 9-10:30 a.m. at Meredith Bay Colony Club
— Thursday, October 17, 9-11 a.m. at VNMCH office
— Thursday, October 24, 9-10:30 a.m. at Inter-Lakes Senior Center.

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Community lunch for seniors September 30 in Gilford

Gilford – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with Wesley Woods, is sponsoring a free picnic style lunch for Seniors on Monday, September 30 in the Gilford Community Church's Fellowship Hall from noon to 1:30 p.m.

During lunch there will be a number of speakers on hand to discuss different opportunities for senior citizens in our community. Speakers will include Kristin Jarvi from the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, Stace Hendricks from Wesley Woods, Sarah Dunham from Prescott Farm, Kent Hemingway from the Gilford School District, Michael Graham from the Gilford Community Church and Betty Tidd from the Gilford Public Library.

Although there is no fee for this program, participants must RSVP by Thursday, September 26.

To RSVP or for more information, please contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Dept. at 527-4722.

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Pemi-Valley Habitat ReStore to host Grand Opening Celebration

HOLDERNESS — Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity is hosting a special Grand Opening Celebration at its new ReStore on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The new ReStore is located at 1116 U.S. Rte. 3 in Holderness, at the junction of Rte. 175, next to the Veggie Art Girl.

The public is invited to stop by at any time during the day to help Pemi-Valley Habitat Celebrate. Art Harriman will perform on the deck from 11 to 12. The kids can enjoy face painting by Stacey of the Veggie Art Girl and more. Come and enjoy pasta, pizza and salad from Village Pizza and Grill of Ashland from 11-1. The Common Man will provide their famous cookies and brownies. A blessing by Pastor Scott Mitchell will be held at noon.

Door prizes will be raffled off each and every hour. And, everyone who attends will receive a free Habitat for Humanity Cookie Mold.

The ReStore is Pemi-Valley Habitat's biggest fund raising source. The ReStore accepts donations of building materials, appliances and more and resells them to the general public at reduced prices. This repurposing of good items not only helps Pemi-Valley Habitat build homes for deserving families, but also helps keep materials out of the landfills, helping our environment. The ReStore originally opened in Ashland about four years ago, but because of its popularity, quickly outgrew that space. The new ReStore has twice the space as the previous location. Donations arrive on a daily basis so items available for purchase are always changing.

The ReStore is open Wednesday through Friday, 9-4; Saturday, 9-3 and Sunday (through Columbus Day), 12-3.

Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity has built 27 homes for needy and deserving families in the Plymouth area. The 27th home for the Gibbs family on Hedstrom way in Bristol was completed in April. This home was the first in an historic four-home subdivision, the largest project ever for Pemi-Valley Habitat.


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