A+ A A-

Gnerre Scholarhship winners

Three music majors received $ 2,000 scholarship from the Joseph T. Gnerre Memorial Scholarship Fund. The awards are larger this year, thanks to the donation of C. Gerald Gnerre. Award winners were Michael O'Brien, of Laconia High School, majoring in music, attending Benedictine University in Atchison, Kansas; Ian Soderberg of Plymouth High School, a music major who will attend Ithaca College Conservatory, New York, and Brooke Banister of Plymouth, majoring in music, attending Elon University, North Carolina. (Courtesy photos)


Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 06:12

Hits: 58

Lakes Region Art Association Artists of the Month

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Art Association announces the artists selected for this month's popular Artists of the Month Program. As the Association draws from the entire Lakes Region, this program is aimed at promoting the Association and its members' work across the entire region.

Each month, a jury selects from submissions by member artists to be featured at various businesses in the Lakes Region. These original pieces can be oil or acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photo or collage.

The following member artists will each have art work on display until September 21 at these Lakes Region business locations: Shela Cunningham, Laconia Library; Robert Emory, Bank of New Hampshire, Gilford; Christa Faller, Northway Bank, Laconia; Barbara McClintock, VynnArt Gallery & Art Supplies, Meredith; Elaine Morrison, Northway Bank, Belknap Mall, Belmont; Judy Palfrey, Franklin Savings Bank, Main Office, Franklin; Amy Prendergast, Franklin Savings Bank, Gilford; Marilee Sundius, Northway Bank, Meredith; Wendy Wilson, Northway Bank, Tilton.
The Artists of the Month is in its fourth year. The Association thanks Judy Palfrey for her leadership of this program and local businesses for their support.


Seated: Barbara McClintock, Amy Prendergast. Standing: Marilee Sundius, Judy Palfrey, Robert Emory, Crista Faller, Shela Cunningham, Elaine Morrison, Wendy Wilson. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 05:59

Hits: 67

Local Chevy dealer score a goal through youth soccer program

LACONIA — In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, Cantin Chevrolet Inc. is supporting Lakes Region United through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2015 youth soccer season.

Chevrolet Youth Soccer is a grassroots initiative that establishes a positive relationship between local dealers and the communities they serve. Cantin is sponsoring Lakes Region United as a part of Chevrolet's nationwide commitment to support youth sports, one community at a time. Over the course of the season, Cantin will donate equipment to the organization which may include: soccer balls, ball bags, ball pumps, field cones, coach's kits, corner flags, scrimmage vests, mini pop-up goals and first aid kits.

Also, thanks to Cantin and other participating area Chevrolet dealers, youth soccer participants will have a chance to attend free youth clinics with local professional soccer coaches.

"We are looking forward to a great season with Lakes Region United that will be filled with exciting games and an enhanced experience for the teams through the equipment and cash donations" Tom Cantin, of Cantin Chevrolet said. "Chevrolet Youth Soccer is just one example of how committed our dealership is to supporting the youth and families in our community."

The 2015 program will provide assistance to over 200 organizations in the Northeastern region and Chevrolet dealers will contribute over $300,000 in monetary and equipment donations.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 05:51

Hits: 75

Belmont's Next Farmer's Market Sunday, August 30

BELMONT — Belmont's 3rd Farmer's Market of the season is scheduled for Sunday, August 30 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Gardens are plentiful and will provide a fabulous selection of nutritious vegetables for purchase. Start the kids back to school with sliced cucumbers or cherry tomatoes that they can hand-select at our market day. There will also be a large selection of yummy treats to tempt your sweet tooth.

Other products available from local vendors will be goat's milk soap, maple syrup, woodworking items, lotions, soy candles, and uch more. Enjoy a cup of coffee as you catch up with old friends. Spend some time working on a puzzle or playing a game of chess. Mark your calendar for a fun-filled morning in Belmont on Sunday, August 30. All activities take place near the Tioga Pavilion and Belmont Mill on Mill St.

For more information, contact Gretta Olson-Wilder, Special Events Coordinator, at 603-998-3525 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 05:48

Hits: 78

The Laconia Daily Sun - All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy
Powered by BENN a division of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette