Andover Lions Club News, January 2013

Andover Food Pantry receives generous support

By Joyce Egge, Andover Lions Club

The Andover Lions Club wishes to thank all those who donated so generously to the Andover Food Pantry last month. Over $2,000 and many, many grocery bags of non-perishable food were received from individuals, families, schools, companies, and events. The food pantry continues to serve many folks in need and is a valuable resource in […]

Meeting To Decide Fate Of Warner Fall Foliage Festival

By Sherry Thomas, Warner Fall Foliage Festival Committee

The Warner Fall Foliage Festival committee will be hosting a community-wide meeting at the Warner Town Hall on January 29 at 7 PM. The purpose of the gathering will be to determine the future of the festival, given the increasing challenges facing the 65-year-old non-profit organization. At issue is the lack of volunteers willing to […]

New Alpha Course Coming To Andover

Exploring answers to life’s big questions

Andover Congregational Church press release

Are you asking, “Is there more to life than this? What is the purpose of my life? Does God care about me? Who is Jesus? Does God heal? Why should I pray? Why is there so much suffering?” Have you honestly asked yourself or another person these questions, only to find you don’t have a […]

It’s Time To Apply For Andover Service Club Scholarships

May 1 is the deadline

By Diane Rice, Andover Service Club

The Andover Service Club is pleased to announce that the application process for the 2013 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. […]

Andover Service Club News, January 2013

By Joyce Egge, Andover Service Club
Andover Service Club News, January 2013

The first meeting of 2013 opened with a welcome from our president, Mary Ofenloch. There were 20 members attending and four guests. Opening words were given by Judy Evans, who read a poem about aprons and one on the woes of eating too much over the holidays. This was especially appropriate after the wonderful luncheon […]

Tickets on Sale For Red Dress Gala

Proceeds benefit LRGHealthcare cardiac technology

Press release

Don’t miss one of the most exciting nights of the winter in the Lakes Region! Tickets are on sale now for the ninth annual LRGHealthcare Red Dress Gala, presented by MB Tractor & Equipment. An event open to all in the community, the Red Dress Gala will take place on Friday, February 1, 2013 at […]

Wilmot Ladies Aid Announces Award Winners

Press release

The Wilmot Ladies Aid Society (WLAS) is proud to announce the winners of its Merit Award Program for 2012. Monetary awards based on outstanding citizenship, character, and scholarship are given annually to Wilmot residents who are furthering their education at the college level. The WLAS has awarded the following for their outstanding achievements: Abigail Kessler […]

COA Seniors Enjoy Weekday Walks In Proctor Gym

Walkers log over 4,800 miles in 2012

By Grace Stetson, COA volunteer
COA Seniors Enjoy Weekday Walks In Proctor Gym

COA Walking For Seniors continues every weekday morning in the Proctor gym. This program has been in existence for over 15 years. The hours are from 8 to 10 AM Monday through Friday, but you will find walkers there any time after 7:30 AM. Proctor doesn’t seem to have any problem with this. In 2012, […]

Regional Re-Alignment of Public Health Regions

Press release

  Who: Greater Franklin-Bristol Public Health Region What: State Division of Public Health realigns NH Public Health Regions for Emergency Preparedness and Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services When: July 1, 2013 Where: Several regions across the State Why: There are changes to the Public Health Network regions as defined by the state of New Hampshire […]

Five Indoor Yard Sales In Franklin On January 26

Donate, sell, or shop to benefit Franklin organizations

Press release

Community collaboration has garnered five locations in Franklin to help you fulfill your New Year’s resolutions and enjoy bargains. Join Franklin’s third annual Town-wide Indoor Yard Sales on Saturday, January 26, from 8 AM to 1 PM to recycle gently used items and shop for bargains. Cleaning out after the holidays? All five organizations are […]