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Ski & Skate Sale to benefit Wolfeboro Children’s Center

WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Area Children's Center will celebrate its 41st Annual Ski and Skate Sale this year. A committee of volunteer community members, many of whom have worked on the sale since the 1970s, conducts the sale under the leadership of Center board member, Sandi Johnson, and former Ski and Skate Sale chair, Jim Kott.
The sale will be held at Kingswood Regional High School on Saturday, November 8 between 9 am and 2 pm. The sale will include items from Piche's, The Nordic Skier, Ski Works, Rodgers Ski Outlet and Plymouth Ski & Sport along with items from private individuals. There will be a wide array of new and used winter sports equipment and clothing for both children and adults.
Proceeds from the sale benefit the Children's Center whose mission, since 1974, has been to enhance the well-being of families and the community by meeting the needs of children through quality, affordable, comprehensive services.
Individuals wishing to sell clothing or equipment at the sale must bring them to the Kingswood cafeteria between 4:00 and 8:30 pm on Friday, November 7th . Sale items will not be accepted on the day of the sale. All clothing must be clean and in good repair; equipment must be in safe condition to be accepted for sale. There will be a $.25 ticketing charge for each item and WACC will retain a 25 percent commission on all sold goods. All unsold items must be reclaimed at the end of the sale on Saturday by 3:30 pm.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:41

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Meeting Thursday to begin finalizing design for Winnisquam Scenic Trail

BELMONT — Now that Belmont's proposed Winnisquam Scenic Trail has cleared all environmental reviews, it is time to finalize design details and easements to construct the bicycle and walking trail next spring. A meeting is planned on Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m. in the Corner Meeting House located at 16 Sargent Street in Belmont.

Trail Chairman Ron Mitchell said, "It is a good time to discuss the next steps for the trail. We plan to move forward with finalizing the details, so we can put the contract out to bid this winter and construct the trail this spring." This Belmont Recreation Trail Committee meeting is open to the public. For a map of the Winni Trail and more information, track what's happening on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/winni.trail.7

For more information, contact Donna Hepp at 603-527-9339 or 414-258-3287.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:35

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Former H-P ceo campaigning for rago

TILTON — Carly Fiorina, founder of the Unlocking Potential Project, current chair of the American Conservative Union Foundation, and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard will be joining NH senate candidate Kathy Rago on the campaign trail. Carly Fiorina will join Kathy Rago and area business women and activists at the Tilt'n Diner for "coffee with Carly and Kathy" today at 3:30 p.m.

"I'm looking forward to joining Kathy Rago on the campaign trail as she runs for NH Senate. The voters in District 7 would be well served to elect Kathy and it's my pleasure to be able to support her." said Carly Fiorina.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:28

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Family Resource Center Offers Welcome Baby! for New Parents

LACONIA — Welcome Baby! an initiative of the Family Resource Center (FRC) of Central New Hampshire provides Belknap County families with a beautiful tote of gifts as well as valuable parenting information, safety items for the home, books to promote literacy, and a community resource directory.

Welcome Baby! supports new parents at a critical time in their family's development, increasing their knowledge about what to expect and where to go for help. During a short visit with families, FRC volunteers deliver information on a variety of programs and services in the community. Families who would like a Welcome Baby! visit can enroll in the program at http://www.lrcs.org (click on the Family Resource Center link) or contact the Family Resource Center, 719 North Main Street, Laconia at 603-524-8811.

Welcome Baby! volunteers provide information on programs and services available in the community and offer time getting to know the family. A pair of volunteers visit families in Belknap County registered with the program to deliver a beautiful tote of gifts and valuable parenting information and resources. The time commitment is just a few short visits per month. Those who are interested in volunteering can contact Katherine Peringer at Lakes Region Community Services Family Resource Center This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 603-524-8811.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:25

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