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Community-wide yard sale planned in Belmont May 16

BELMONT — On Saturday, May 16 at 9 a.m. individuals, families, civic organizations and school clubs are encouraged to take advantage of this upcoming day of Community Wide Yard Sales all over the town of Belmont. Maps will be available for purchase for $1 each at 8:30 a.m.

Rent a space for $15 near the Belmont Mill and new Tioga Pavilion on Mill St., or advertise a home yard sale for $5 and be included on the town map. Those who only have a few items to sell are invited to contact the town offices and they will direct individuals to what non-profit organizations are setting up a space, as items are being sought out to be donated to benefit their fundraising efforts.

For more information, visit the Town of Belmont's website at www.belmontnh.org, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call Gretta Olson-Wilder, Special Events Coordinator, at 998-3525.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:20

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Child Advocacy Center of Carroll County holding ‘friend raiser’

MOULTONBOROUGH — In recognition of April being Child Abuse Awareness month, the Child Advocacy Center of Carroll County will be holding its third annual Friend-Raiser at Buckey's restaurant and Tavern in Moultonborough. The event will be held on Thursday, April 23rd from 5-7 p.m.

The Child Advocacy Center of Carroll County (CACCC) is a stand-alone non-profit agency that seeks to minimize the trauma that child abuse victims and their non-offending family members experience by working with a team of professionals to provide a collaborative approach to child abuse investigations. Retired Moultonborough Police Chief and CACCC Board Vice President, Scott Kinmond calls the event, "a great way for the community to support the important work that the CAC does."
Tickets are being sold for $20 each with all proceeds going directly to the CAC of Carroll County. The event will have "Happy Hour" appetizers and a cash bar. This event has been well-attended in previous years and is made possible through the generosity of co-sponsors, Jim, Patty and Jamie Gray of Buckey's Restaurant and Maroun Family Trust. For more information and tickets contact Kinmond at 556-1516 or stop by Buckey's Restaurant & Tavern. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:18

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LRCC student Kennish wins gold culinary award

LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College Culinary Arts honor student Marguerite Kennish has earned a second SkillsUSA gold medal as New Hampshire's post-secondary state champion in culinary arts that was held in Concord. The first place finish allows Kennish to compete in the National SkillsUSA Conference to be held at Louisville, Ky., in June.

Kennish, of Laconia, helped organize the Back of the House for the college's first-ever Chef's Table Event recently. LRCC's Chef's Table Event raised $7,000 for student scholarships. More than 55 people attended the dinner and wine tasting.

Prior to this latest honor Kennish earned two other gold medals while a student at Seacoast School of Technology as a high school student.



Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:15

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Super Bingo to benefit Winnipesaukee Historical Society

LACONIA — Join the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society on Saturday, April 18 for Super Bingo, a high stakes bingo game, and take a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes. Doors open at 2:00 pm at the Funspot Bingo Hall, Rte. 3, Weirs Beach.
The Super Bingo Game offers a $13 9-card package for the afternoon session (4:30-5:30pm) and your choice of a $25 12-card package, $30 18-card package for the evening session (6:45-9:15pm). Players may also rent a Bingo computer for just $6 per day, play e-cards, paper cards or both to increase  chances of winning.

The one-hour afternoon session will include 10 games paying an estimated $100 each. The evening session will include 12 games paying an estimated $320 each and three "Winner Takes All" games that may award up to $1,600. The "Carryover Coverall" game is guaranteed to pay $2,000. All prizes are based on attendance.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:12

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