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Bitcoin for Small Business Workshop at Enterprise Center

PLYMOUTH — The Enterprise Center at Plymouth will host a workshop about the open-source currency, Bitcoin, on Thursday, January 23, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at One Bridge Street in Plymouth.

Plymouth State University's Associate Professor of Economics, L. Michael Couvillion will share his knowledge and usage of Bitcoin to educate small business owner about the currency, it's advantages and disadvantages, and potentials for use in their business.

Professor Couvillion will cover the history of Bitcoin, the nuts and bolts of how Bitcoin works, the usage of Bitcoin versus credit cards, and more.

Seating for this free event is limited. Reserve a spot today by contacting the Center office at 535-3222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

L. Michael Couvillion joined the business faculty at PSU in 1980. He has been an active investor since his graduate school days. At PSU, he has taught investments at both the graduate and undergraduate level for many years. His current research interests are asset allocation modeling and alternative investment vehicles such as Bitcoin.

As part of their ongoing commitment to business growth and development, the Enterprise Center at Plymouth brings educational seminars and professional skills training to Grafton and Belknap Counties. For more information about programs or the ECP,  contact the Center office at 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
This program is sponsored by the NH Community Development Finance Authority, Plymouth State University, and the Economic Development Councils of Belknap and Graton Counties.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 07:16

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Be Amazed by the Norman Magic Experience in Waterville Jan. 19

WATERVILLE VALLEY — Spend the Martin Luther King Holiday weekend at Waterville Valley Resort for not only phenomenal skiing and riding conditions but also awe-striking phenomenons on the Waterville Valley Resort Conference Center stage by magician and comic personality, Norman Ng, on Sunday, January 19.

With "The Norman Magic Experience" Norman Ng brings a fresh and dynamic energy to center stage as he swings stuff, smashes stuff, and makes hundreds of people suspend in disbelief with every show. He views his show as a conversation with an audience rather than a performance as he involves the audience in ways no other performer does. The show is an exciting fusion of mind blowing magic, hilarious comedy, and tons of audience participation, which has been featured in 48 states for more than 500,000 people live.

Norman has also gained national recognition in the magic and performing arts community. In 2011 he was named "America's Best Variety Act," by Campus Activities Magazine.

Tickets are available for $25 per person by contacting the Waterville Valley Resort Ticket Office or online at www.waterville.com. Tickets are limited and advanced purchase is highly recommended.

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Cribbage Touranment at St. Joseph Church Friday, January 17

BELMONT — Robert Leroux Council 10934, Knights of Columbus is hosting its first cribbage tournament of the new year at St. Joseph Church, Belmont, Friday, January 17, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

All cribbage players are welcome. Entry fee is $15 which includes light snacks and drinks. Prizes for 1st,2nd and 3rd places based on number of attendees. The last tournament paid $50, $30 and $20.

To make reservations and receive rules call Ron Hrasna, 603-528-3203


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Matthew Stubbs Blues Band at Pitman's Freight Room Friday, January 17

LACONIA —  The Matthew Stubbs Blues Band featuring Dennis Brennan will perform at Pitman's Freight Room on Friday, January 17 at 8 p.m.

Stubbs was named the 2009 Outstanding Guitarist from Blues Audience Magazine and was a 2009 Boston Music Award Nominee for Blues Act of the year. Boston-based roots guitarist Stubbs has a wicked way with a groove and an ability to conjure vintage tones. His tasty arrangements make that vintage hard to pinpoint, thanks to the way he mixes swinging blues, funk, surf rock, and prickly R&B licks.

Dennis Brennan is a cagey veteran who can electrify audiences with his ability to cross brilliantly from rock to soul, blues, country, and jazz, while breathing fresh life into each. He has been nominated for 4 NEMO awards and has won 2 NEMO awards for "Outstanding Roots Rock Band.

The Riddle 'N' Blues Band, winners of the NH Blues Challenge Youth Category will open the show at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is $12. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 06:42

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