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Meredith Village Savings Bank signs on as presenting sponsor for WOW Sweepstakes Ball

LACONIA — Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) is pleased to announce that they have signed on as Presenting Sponsor for the 2015 WOW Sweepstakes Ball, which will be held at the Lake Opechee Inn & Conference Center on Saturday, May 16. This will be MVSB's sixth consecutive year as Presenting Sponsor for this event.

"The WOW Trail has been such a wonderful recreation resource for the Lakes Region community and we are very proud to support expansion of the trail through our sponsorship of this fundraiser" said Stacy Trites, Branch Services Supervisor at MVSB's Laconia Office.

"MVSB is a true community bank," added WOW Trail Executive Director Gretchen Gandini. "Through their ongoing commitment to the WOW Trail and other vital community resources, they have shown us time and again that the health and economic vitality of this community is important to them. We're thrilled to partner with MVSB for the WOW Sweepstakes Ball again this year."

The WOW Sweepstakes Ball is a key annual fundraiser for the WOW Trail and has helped raise more than $300,000 for construction and maintenance of the WOW Trail since it began in 2004. This year's WOW Ball attendees will enjoy dinner, live music performed by Holycow!, and the chance to win one of ten cash prizes, including a $10,000 Grand Prize.

Each $100 ticket includes admission for two and one sweepstakes entry. Tickets went on sale on April 6 and are available for purchase at Laconia Athletic & Swim Club, Patrick's Pub & Eatery, or online at www.meadowbrook.net. Ticketholders do not need to be present to win.

For more information, contact WOW Trail at 520-8952, visit www.wowtrail.org or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The WOW Trail is a multi-use recreational rail trail built alongside the active railroad line through the City of Laconia. Currently 1.3 miles in length, the Trail spans from behind Lake Opechee Inn & Spa in Lakeport to North Main Street near downtown. Plans are underway to expand the Trail to the Belmont town line in 2015.

Meredith Village Savings Bank, founded in 1869, is an independent mutual savings bank with 11 offices serving individuals, families, businesses and municipalities in the Lakes Region and the Plymouth area.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 07:49

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Bead Divine receives 2015 best of Laconia award

LACONIA — Bead Divine has been selected for the 2015 Best of Laconia Award in the Bead Store category by the Laconia Award Program.
Each year, the Laconia Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and the community.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2015 Laconia Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Laconia Award Program and data provided by third parties.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 07:46

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5K Walk/Race Saturday at Blake School in Bristol

BRISTOL — The Jennie D. Blake School PTO from Hill is hosting a 5K Walk/Race on Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m. at Profile Falls in Bristol.

This is for families, individuals, or groups to participate in. All proceeds will be raised by the PTO to benefit the JDBS PTO. The information is posted on the Jennie D. Blake School website along with the registration form. That form and the fee can be mailed to 32 Crescent Street, Hill, NH 03243. The cost to participate is $25 per person or $40 for a family of four.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 07:00

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Town-wide yard sale planned in Tuftonboro

TUFTONBORO — The Tuftonboro Agricultural Commission is sponsoring a Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to promote recycling and environmental awareness.

There are individual sites and two community sites; the Tuftonboro Town Offices at 240 Middle Road and Tuftonboro Historical Society on Route 109/ Governor Wentworth Highway in Melvin Village. Maps will be available at all sites for hand out and will also be available ahead of time at the Town Office.

There will be a broad spectrum of items including, furniture, jewelry, linens, glassware, copper, silver, tools, and more.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 09:18

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