LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) will host the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Event on Tuesday, December 3, 4-6 p.m. The event will be held in LRCC's new 6.4 million dollar Health and Science Building, Foyer Area, Prescott Hill, Laconia.
"College personnel are excited to be able to show off the new 24,000-square-foot Health and Science Building," says LRCC President, Dr. Scott Kalicki, in his third year at the helm. "The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is an integral part of economic development for the Region and State." Kalicki serves on the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Tours of the new building will be held throughout the event. Light refreshments will be served. Door prizes will also be awarded.
For more information, contact the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce at 524-5531. Registration is now open on the Chamber's website at www.lakesregionchamber.org or Facebook.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:44
LACONIA — Prescott Farm will be offering two holiday workshops this year to the community starting December 4.
The first workshop, D-I-Y Natural Bodycare, will take place Wednesday evening, December 4 from 6-8 p.m. There will be a discussion and demonstration of the basic steps for making lip balm, body cream, bath salts & sugars, aromatherapy spray, and massage oil. Participants will get to make and bring home bath salts, aromatherapy spray, massage oil, body cream, and lip balm
The last workshop, Nature-Themed Holiday Ornaments, will take place Saturday, December 7. Participants may attend the workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon or 1-2:30 p.m. Participants will learn to make pinecone owls, milkweed mice, wool felt acorns, birch bark sleds with pinecone critters and many more creatures with the collection of natural materials which will be provided.
Prescott Farm is a non-profit organization that offers environmental education for all ages throughout the year including WildQuest camps, public programs, field trips, and long-term partnerships with local elementary schools. The 160 acre historic family farm features woodland and field trails, a "green" building with geothermal and solar energy systems, historic barns, an old-fashioned maple sugaring operation (during the month of March), heritage gardens, and forested pond. Prescott Farm is open year round, seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is free to come and go for a hike or explore the "green" building.
Reservations are required for these workshops. Register online at www.prescottfarm.org or call 603-366-5695.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:40
MEREDITH — The Inter-lakes White math team placed first out of eight (8) teams for small schools in the Lakes Region Math League on Wednesday, November 13.
The team scored 127 points, followed by Belmont with 119 points, and 3rd place Moultonborowith 93 points. High scorer for the Inter-lakes team was Johnny Cox, with 9 out of 9 problems correct. He scored perfect in Alg. I, Alg. II, and Advanced math. He was followed by Dan Thomas, with 8 out of 9 correct problems. Dan scored perfect in Computations and Geometry.
Isabel Cunningham scored 7out of 9. She was perfect in Computations. Liam Donohoe got 6 out of 9. He got perfect in Computations. Finnian O'Connell got 5 out of 9. Cameron Daly also got 5 out of 9, with perfect in Geometry. Sarah Sundius got 4 out of 9, with perfect in Computations. Catherine Quimby, Hayley Roth, and Trevor Colby each finished with 3 out of 9 points.
The Blue team placed 4th, with 76 points. There were only 8 out of 10 members on the team. The team was led by Matt Schneberger and Jonah Steiss, each with 6 out of 9 problems correct. Jonah got perfect in Computations. Dorothy Crowell followed with 5 out of 9, with a perfect in Geometry. Allie Dennis and Angelo Burgess both got 4 out of 9. Allie got perfect in Computations. Ben Jacques and John Schmalle each got 3 out of 9. Josh Simpson finished out the scores with 1 out of 9.
The teams are coached by Diane Mega and Bob Marcoux.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:32
ASHLAND — As part of the Christmas Night celebration in Ashland on December 6, those who donate non-perishable food items to the Ashland Food Pantry will earn the chance to win a bag of gifts.
Donations of food for the Raffle will be accepted at the Ashland Community Center at 12 Highland Street (next to the Meredith Village Savings Bank) from noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, and Friday, December 6. A raffle ticket will be issued for each qualifying food item.
Local organizations and businesses are donating gifts that will be placed in gift bags for adults and for children 12 and under. The winning tickets will be drawn on the evening of December 6 and announced at the Christmas Night tree lighting ceremony that begins at 8 p.m. in Memorial Park. (Winners do not to have to be present at the ceremony.)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:29
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