To The Daily Sun,
Granite Arms would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the arm-wrestlers who participated in our fifth Bean Memorial Armwrestling Tournament held Oct. 18 at the Paradise Beach Club located in The Weirs. The event was a complete success and the proceeds were donated to Kate, a 5-year-old with an inoperable brain tumor.
We would also like to thank the following: Boulia-Gorrell Lumber Co., The Laconia Rod and Gun, LYFCA, Badger, Aesthetic by Michelle, Laconia Car Wash, Trustworthy Hardware, Laconia Sports, D'Angelos, Prescott's Flowers, Laconia Pet Center, 405/Lakeside, TBones, Irving, Beyond the Fringe, Che Bella Beauty Salon, Paradise Island Tanning, A Balanced Body Massage and Lowe's. Personal thanks to Megan Filgate, Cheryl Hebert, Suzy Martin, Tricia Roy, Tina Soboleski, Katie Whitney and especially the spectators who made this event possible.
Harry H. Bean and
Team Granite Arms
Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 10:37
To The Daily Sun,
On behalf of The Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary I would like to extend our appreciation to all those who contributed to the success of our 13th annual Fall Craft Fair held at Laconia High School. Once again we were able to fund-raise the necessary amount to continue to provide comfort bags to breast cancer patients in the LRGHealthcare Breast Health Program.
Our goal was attained thanks to the many customers who attended, and the combined efforts of Auxiliary members, LRGHealthcare, several local businesses, many friends of the Auxiliary, and finally our generous vendors who not only pay a fee to participate but the many that also donate items to our raffle.
We need to acknowledge the wonderful cooperation, help and support of the Laconia School Department and Laconia High School staff.
We would like to thank the following businesses for assisting us with either a raffle donation, advertising, publicity or parking: Northeast Communications Corp., Jeff Levitan, Fred Caruso, Alan Harrison, Pat Kelly, LRGHealthcare PR and Marketing; Piche's Ski and Sport Outlet, Mark Dickson, Lakes Region Floral Studio, Roche Realty, The Home Beautiful, Tilton Veterinary Hospital, The Taylor Community, Trustworthy Hardware, Kitchen Encounters, Kellerhaus, Patrick's Pub and Eatery, Cantin Chevrolet, Lakes Region Party and Gift, Interlakes Family Medical Practice, The Laconia Clinic, Hillside Medical Park, Meredith Bay Coffee House, Forestview Manor (Joanne Parsons, Manager), AutoZone, Sacred Heart Church, AutoServ Tilton, Laconia Department of Public Works, Meredith Village Savings Bank, The Canvas Guys, Trellis Management Co., and Pepi Herrmann Crystal.
Special acknowledgement is extended to the volunteers who stood out in the cold for hours to help direct parking. We need to offer our sincere appreciation to Armand Bolduc and Bob Hamel for their assistance.
In addition to vendor space rental charges, our craft raffle and bake sale helped us reach our financial goal. Many thanks to the dozens of people who offered to bake or made a donation in lieu of baking.
Thanks again to the vendors, individuals and businesses that donated an item to our raffle.
Finally, our sincere thanks goes to the volunteers who worked long and hard on the day of the event and to the members of the planning committee.
Fall Craft Fair Committee, Chairman
Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 10:29
To The Daily Sun,
I would like to say thank you to the voters of District 7 for re-electing me to the New Hampshire State Senate on Nov. 4. It's my honor and privilege to serve, and your support is humbling.
I also want to congratulate Kathy Rago for her efforts in the campaign. Campaigns (and recounts) are challenging and demand a great deal of time away from work and family. I have a great deal of respect for the time and effort she and her family put into her campaign.
I look forward to serving the next two years and being a strong advocate for all the citizens I represent. I also look forward to putting the campaign season behind us and working with Republicans, Democrats and Independents in addressing the challenges facing New Hampshire.
N.H. State Senate District 7
Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 10:18
To The Daily Sun,
Good grief, James Veverka now claims our Constitution is not based on Christian values. Guess James never heard of the Ten Commandments. Well, no sense arguing with James it's like debating a flat earther. On to other things.
Now I know that none of the frequent left-wing writers have seen and heard the tape of Prof. Gerber, who is one of the authors of the ObamaCare, telling an academic group of egg heads how cleverly he and the rest of the progressives lied, distorted and misled the American people (voters) in order to get them to pass the ACA. He states clearly that American voters are just to dumb to know what's good for them so they need to be lied to. I hope all those left wing writers who supported these lairs and frauds are ready to apologize to we conservatives who told you so. No? Well guess Prof Gerber was right.
This news was broken on Fox News yesterday but the only other news source, CNN gave it four minutes on the early morning show the rest were all silent. (It's called a lie of omission folks.) See what comes of not going to Fox News, you miss really important information. Oh, what was that you were saying Bernadette about Republicans again?
Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 10:12
To The Daily Sun,
Right after the recent election, Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell said, "We (the senate) haven't seen an energy bill in seven years."
Where has he been? Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman (R-OH) drafted an energy efficiency bill co-sponsored by Senator Ayotte which was designed to help businesses and governments cut energy costs through increased efficiency. Opponents succeeded in killing the bill!
Senator McConnell also claimed there is widespread opposition to the EPA rule to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. The fact is, there's widespread SUPPORT. Seventy-percent of Americans support the Clean Power Plan, and exit polling showed that 6 in 10 voters believe climate change is an important issue.
So McConnell can grandstand on pollution all he wants, but he's just blowing smoke. The American people want action on climate change, not more obstruction from deniers in Congress. Blocking climate action and public health protections don't make sense to anyone except to the Big Oil Funders of so many of our Congress members' election campaigns. This is one of the many outcomes of our "whatever big money can buy" corrupt system of campaign financing. When will we get a handle on this system?
If Laconia Daily Sun readers are interested in speaking up against the corruption of big money in politics, the force that creates this kind of irresponsible denial and lack of action in Washington, I suggest that they look into a N.H. grassroots organization dedicated to campaign finance reform. Join the effort to return our government to the people: It's The N.H. Rebellion at www.nhrebellion.org.
Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 10:07