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Pancake breakfast benefitting methodist youth mission

GILFORD — United Methodist Youth from Tilton-Northfield and Gilford churches are preparing for a mission trip this summer to New York City. Led by youth leader Randi Rocco and Rev. Preston Fuller, the mission looks to be a great experience for the mission oriented youth group. There are a number of various tasks they will be doing on the mission; each day they could be doing anything, from serving food to child care. Currently the youth are working on various fundraisers to be able to fund the mission trip.
On Saturday, April 18 from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. there will be a Pancake Breakfast held at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. The youth will be preparing and serving a meal of pancakes and sausage, milk, orange juice, and coffee. The cost is a love offering. People may also give donations to either Methodist church toward this mission.
The First United Methodist church is located at 18 Wesley Way, off Rt. 11A.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 06:58

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Meredith dressed up fashion show april 30th


MEREDITH — "Meredith Dressed Up", a Fashion Show featuring local businesses, will be held April 30 at 6:30 pm in the Winnipesaukee Ballroom at Church Landing. Hosted by the Greater Meredith Program, proceeds will benefit Meredith's 250th Anniversary Celebration.

The evening will start with a cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres and will include a wine tasting from Hermit Woods Winery and assorted miniature desserts from Kara's Café. Door prizes and a silent auction will be offered. Tickets are $50 and include one drink voucher.

A collection of apparel from Meredith Village shops will modeled by local residents. Businesses participating in the fashion show include Winni Denim and Supply Co., Adornments, Lady of the Lake, Bella Beads, The Guest House, A Creative Studio, Great Northern Trading Co., Providence, Gallery 51, The Country Carriage and Bootleggers.

For reservations go to www.greatermeredithprogram.com

The Greater Meredith Program (GMP) is a nonprofit community economic development organization seeking to enhance economic vitality, historical and cultural heritage, and town-wide beautification. . For more information about GMP or volunteer opportunities, call 603.279.9015, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website at www.greatermeredithprogram.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 06:56

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Gilford parks & rec offers golf programs at bolduc park

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is offering a variety of golf programs at Bolduc Park through the spring for children and adults. Youth and Adult Lessons are available at Bolduc Park in two, three-class sessions during the evening this May and June.

The session dates for youth lessons for ages 6 and up are; May 12, 19 & 26, and June 9, 16 & 23. The session dates for adults are; May 14, 21 & 28, and June 11, 18 & 25. Both sessions have an option of a 5:30-6:30 p.m. or a 6:30-7:30 p.m. time slot. A Junior Golf League will also be available for youth players with experience every Wednesday evening from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. starting June 24 and running through August 26.

Cost: Youth Lessons - $50.
Adult Lessons - $70.
Junior Golf League - $5.

All programs have limited availability and registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. For more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 06:51

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Danbury grange holding second fundraiser for fire victim

DANBURY — Blazing Star Grange of Danbury will hold their 2nd fundraiser for Dean Martin who lost his wife and home in a fire in February. The Grange's homemade chicken pie supper will be held on Saturday,  April 18 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Grange hall, 15 North Road in Danbury. Along with the pie, there will be rolls, cole slaw, dessert and drinks all for the price of $9 for adults and $4 for kids. Made from scratch, the chicken pie menu has been so well received that the grange now holds a chicken pie supper twice a year.

Leftover items from the yard sale held for Martin on March 28 will be available by donation during the supper.

The Grange, active in Danbury since 1875, is noted for community service as well as having a historic hall housing a set of stage curtains painted by Edgar Foster of Manchester. For information, contact Donna at 768-5579.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 06:49

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