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Giant, inflatable whale at Leavitt Park on Sunday

LACONIA —  The Leavitt Park Community Club will hold a a presentation about marine life on Sunday, March 15 at 2 p.m, at the Leavitt Park Club House.

The one-hour program, presented by Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation, provides an introduction to Gulf of Maine marine life. Attendees can walk through a 65' inflatable whale, with models of ribs, vertebrae, jawbones and a heart inside.

Admission is limited to the first 60 people and is non-perishable Items for Saint Vincent dePaul food pantry.

For more information call 603-998-1418.

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:52

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White Mountain Auto Broker donates to local branch of Habitat for Humanity

HOLDERNESS — White Mountain Auto Broker of Ashland and The Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Holderness are working together to collect non-perishables, household cleaning supplies and personal hygiene goods for the Bristol Community Services Food Bank.

"The food drive will run into March to fill the void of the slow season after Thanksgiving and Christmas, when people need the most help. Both organizations look forward to working together to support Bristol Community Services with their ongoing projects," states Scott Malloch of White Mountain Auto Broker.

The Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore accepts donations of new and used building supplies, housewares, furniture, and more. ReStore staff will clean and restore all donations. Proceeds are used to build Habitat for Humanity homes in the fourteen communities it serve. This past two years PVHFH has completed three homes on Hedstrom Way in Bristol. The fourth home will be fully completed later this year. The first three homes are already occupied with families who are very involved with Habitat. PVHFH Families work with a 0 percent interest rate mortgage. Their homes are constructed with donated and discounted materials and volunteer labor.

"Although Habitat and the ReStore's mission is to provide affordable housing, we are also here to serve our communities to the best of our abilities," said LuAnne Ryall ReStore manager. "The ReStore is teaming up with their customers in this food drive, to help build stronger communities"

Drop off locations are at the White Mountain Auto Broker in Ashland during business hours and at the ReStore Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To learn more about how White Mountain Auto Broker and Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity are working together contact Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity Restore or LuAnne Ryal at 536-1333.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:29

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Laconia Spring Elementary Dance held March 13

LACONIA — A spring dance will be held for elementary school students on Friday, March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center.

Cost is $5 per child. The event will feature dancing and games. The dance is sponsored by the Laconia Parks and Recreation Department.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:23

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Training course in Meredith for salt applicators

MEREDITH — A Green SnowPro training course will be held in Meredith on March 30.

Passing the initial Green SnowPro course enables commercial salt applicators to be certified by Department of Environmental Services, which provides liability protection against damages for both the salt applicator and the landowners or managers who hire them.

For more information contact Patrick Woodbrey at NHDES 603-271-5329; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:17

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