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Mature Driver Course to be held in Meredith on June 24

MEREDITH — The next AARP Mature Driver Safety Program in Meredith is scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 24, at the Meredith Community Center.

The class will consists of two three-hour sessions: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

The classroom experience emphasizes defensive driving techniques, including new traffic laws and rules of the road. It points out how to adjust driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

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

The fee for the course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for others.

Registration is required, to register for the course call Bob Kennelly at 677-7187.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:18

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Entries for MVSB photo contest due by May 30

MEREDITH — The Meredith Village Savings Bank's (MVSB) annual Community Photo Contest is currently underway with entries due by the close of business on Saturday, May 30.

Winners of the calendar contest will have their photographs featured in the MVSB's full-color 2015 Community Calendar, which is distributed free-of-charge to the community in the fall. Selected photos may also be used for the Bank's desktop calendar, holiday cards and/or note cards. Winners of the website contest will have their photos featured as the banner photo on the Bank's website (www.mvsb.com) or Facebook page (www.facebook.com/meredithvillagesavingsbank). Winning photographers will be awarded a $50 cash prize for each photo selected and used.

The Bank encourages photo submissions that demonstrate a strong focus on community events and people enjoying and participating in the variety of venues, attractions and local businesses the Lakes Region has to offer. Whether amateur or professional, all photographers are encouraged to submit their favorite photos.

Entries may be for either the Calendar Contest or Website Contest or both, but separate entry forms must be submitted for each contest. The required format for the Website Contest entries differs from the Calendar Contest, therefore people asked to review the detailed specifications listed. Official entry forms and contest rules are available at any MVSB location or online at www.mvsb.com/photocontest. Submissions can also be mailed to: Meredith Village Savings Bank, Attention: Photo Contest, PO Box 177, Meredith, NH 03253.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:09

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Bristol Baptist Church to host a ham & bean supper on June 20

BRISTOL — Bristol Baptist Church will be serving a Ham & Bean Supper on Saturday, June 20 from 5-7 p.m.

The menu will be Ham & Beans, potato salad, rolls and beverage. Dessert will be Strawberry Shortcake. Costs for meals are $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, free for those under five years of age, and $25 for families of four or more. Take-outs are available by calling
744-3885 after 3 p.m.

For more information call 744-3885.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:04

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25th Meredith Lions Duck Race set for July 4

MEREDITH — The Meredith Lions Club's Rubber Duckie Race observes its 25th anniversary this coming Fourth of July.

The club is urging members of the public to sponsor a duck for $5 or five ducks for $20 in the race which will take place on Thursday, July 4, at 4 p.m. at Hesky Park on Route 3.

In addition to programs which help fight blindness, proceeds from the event also benefit local scholarships, David's House and Camp Pride in New Durham.

To purchase tickets in advance sent a check to Meredith Lions Club, P.O. Box 1720, Meredith, NH 03253.

More information can be obtained by calling Lions Marie or Sue at 279-6016.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:01

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