PLYMOUTH — A business consultant with experience in advising start-up ventures will lead free workshops in Bristol and Warren on what it takes to start and run a business.
Michael Tentnowski, director of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, will share his insights and knowledge from 20 years of experience assisting entrepreneurs. Focusing on opportunity, management, and finance, Tentnowski will explain ways to explore business possibilities, recipes for business success and the types of viable businesses can be started with less than $1,000.
The workshops are being sponsored by Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank and the Enterprise Center at
The Warren workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 10, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in Town Hall, and the Bristol session is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at The Mill Fudge Factory.
Support for the workshops also comes from the NH Community Development Finance Authority, Plymouth State University, and Grafton County Economic Development Council.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:27
GILFORD — Nickelodeon stars Big Time Rush and Victoria Justice have been scheduled to perform at Meadowbrook this summer. Tickets for the July 23 concert are set to go on sale this Saturday starting at 11 a.m.
Big Time Rush is an American boy band which attained stardom when their series "Big Time Rush" which aired in 2009 and has since had a number of hit recordings.
The group is currently writing and recording new songs for their third album and production of their fourth season on Nickelodeon began in this past January.
Victoria Justice debuted as an actress at the age of 10 and has since appeared in several films and television series including the Nickelodeon series "Zoey 101" and "Victorious" which features many of her songs. She has made appearances in several theatrical releases. In 2010, she starred in the Nickelodeon film "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf."
Further information is available by calling Meadowbrook at (603) 293-4700 or logging on to www.Meadowbrook.net.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:24
LACONIA – LRGHealthcare continues to work to raise public awareness about colorectal cancer and steps people can take to be screened for what ranks as the second-leading cancer killer in the U.S.
LRGHealthcare is in the fourth year of a five-year program with the New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer
Screening Program (NHCRCSP) funded by a grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control. The grant offers free colorectal cancer screenings to qualified individuals in New Hampshire.
More than 175 patients referred by LRGHealthcare doctors have been eligible for a free colorectal cancer screening (colonoscopy) through this program.
Patients can be referred to the screening program through July 2014. To be eligible one must be 50-64 years of age, a New Hampshire resident, at or below 250 percent of federal income guidelines, uninsured or under-insured (defined as having a large deductible, co-pay, or co-insurance), and have an average risk for colorectal cancer.
Dr. Rick Wilson, director of Practice Development at LRGHealthcare, stated, "Colorectal cancer
is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the state of New Hampshire.
The good news is that colon cancer can be prevented or detected early if screened on a regular basis."
People with colorectal polyps or colorectal cancer may or may not have any symptoms. Symptoms
may include blood in or on your stool, stomach pain, aches, or cramps that don't go away, and weight
The New Hampshire Colorectal Screening Program can be reached at 603-653-3702 for direct enrollment, or individuals may also contact their primary care physician directly.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:22
LACONIA — Two musical groups will perform at Pitman's Freight Room this week.
On Thursday the Gerry Beaudoin Jazz Quartet will perform at 8 p.m., and on Friday Pitman's will host a return performance of the Racky Thomas Blues Band, also at 8 p.m.
The Gerry Beaudoin Jazz Quartet features Beaudoin's son Gerard on the Vibraphone, Phil McGowan on drums and Justin Meyer on bass. During his music career Beaudoin has played with J. Geils, blues artist Duke Robillard and jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli.
In their performance Thursday the Beaudoin Quartet will play many standards along with and some original jazz.
Admission is $10, doors open at 7:15 p.m.
The Racky Thomas Band began in 1995, when Racky Thomas collaborated with bassist Todd Carson, guitarist Nick Adams, and drummer Ted Larkin to make a demo CD, and do some gigs around the Boston area. Racky Thomas' repertoire includes blues from world-class bluesmen, plantation gospel (the original blues), rocking electric blues, classic and obscure blues, and Racky Thomas' own brand of blues.
Admission is $15, doors open at 7:15 pm and we are a BYO Venue!
Pitman's is a BYO Venue. More information is available at www.pitmansfreightroom.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:19
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