LACONIA — The initiative to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the city got underway this week with the announcement that a committee has been convened to plan the event, which is tentatively scheduled for July 2018.
Pam Clark, president of the Laconia Historical and Museum Society, said that the committee to plan for the anniversary will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m., at the Central Fire Station. Apart from electing officers and forming subcommittees, the agenda includes a discussions of both the vision and budget for the event.
Clark anticipates that at least five subcommittees will be formed to deal with fundraising, publicity, logistics and entertainment as well as preparing materials and arranging events to recall the history of the city.
Clark stressed that the meeting is open to all and welcomed anyone wishing to participate.
– Michael Kitch