Friends of the Northern Rail Trail Minutes, February 17

Condensed from draft minutes of the Zoom meeting held on February 17 Board Attendees:  Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, George Heaton, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Ricker Miller, Chris Norris, Steve Rasche, Jack Shields, Peter Southworth . Loyal Trail Supporters:  Barbara Couturier, Don Moyer, Patrice Rasche Happy Presidents’ Week During a week when Presidents are celebrated, and […]

Hub to Sponsor Presentation About the Children’s Trust

Virtual program is free; moved to March 23 at 7 PM

By Larry Chase

If you’re involved in any way with child care on a regular basis, you’ll want to participate in a “virtual” presentation by, and discussion with, Joelyn Drennan, senior program director of The New Hampshire Children’s Trust, to be offered at 7 PM on Tuesday, March 23. Please note: The program was originally scheduled for March […]

The Beacon Welcomes New Volunteer Social Media Manager

Tom Hilton encourages others to get involved

By Tom Hilton
The Beacon Welcomes New Volunteer Social Media Manager

Hello, Andover! My name is Tom Hilton and I am excited to be coming on board as the Beacon’s Volunteer Social Media Manager. My wife Kelli and I are new residents of Andover, but life-time Granite Staters.  One of the many things that makes New Hampshire the great state that it is are the tight-knit […]

New Trivia Night Brings Remote Entertainment to Andover

Individuals or teams may participate from home

By Larry Chase

As the March Beacon went to press, The Andover Community Hub was hosting its first in what is planned to be a monthly “Trivia Night” series open to public participation (on a first-come, first-served signup basis), and before a public audience via Zoom.  Look for the names of winners in the April Beacon. The next […]

Andover Service Club Begins 2021 Scholarship Process

By Mary Phinney

The Andover Service Club is pleased to announce that the application process for the 2021 Scholarship awards has begun. Awards are based on academic performance, character attributes, and community involvement, and not on financial need. Graduating seniors and adults entering or continuing their education at a college, professional, or technical school are eligible to apply. […]

The Hub Continues to Organize Virtual Programs and Events

Some services available on site by appointment

By Susan Chase

While the Andover Community Hub building is mostly closed due to the pandemic, the Hub has continued to organize occasional virtual programs and events and to offer a few individual services by appointment such as the monthly VNA Senior Health Clinic, the “Mobility on the Go” program to lend walkers, crutches, etc. to residents on […]

FNRT – MC Meeting Minutes – December 16, 2020

Condensed from draft minutes of FNRT-MC Board meeting held via Zoom on December 16, 2020. Board Attendees:  Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Ricker Miller, Chris Norris, Steve Rasche, Jack Shields, Peter Southworth Loyal Trail Supporters:  Barbara Couturier, Don Moyer, Patrice Rasche Extending Ourselves Following the Star […]

Hub Sponsors Virtual Presentation About KCOA

Goal is to increase awareness of services

By Larry Chase

Want to learn more, from the comfort of your own home, about a wide and growing variety of services and activities available to all Andover-area senior citizens?  Then join in a virtual presentation by, and conversation with, the two senior staffers at the Kearsarge Council on Aging (KCOA), beginning at 3 PM on Tuesday, February […]

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