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Scholarship help

Northeast Aviation Scholarship Inc., a nonprofit organization, is requesting business sponsors or donations to help with raising $1,000 for a scholarship presentation to be held in December. The organization would like to help people pursue and finish their dreams of flying.

Application submission dates are Oct. 1 through Nov. 15. For more information, call 608-9258.


Spring vacation

School vacation camp at Concord Family YMCA will be held April 21-25. Parents can choose which days they’d like their kids to come. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and are held at the YMCA at 15 N. State St. Camp is open to all school-age children in grades K-6. You do not have to be a member of the Y or the Y’s KYDSTOP program to participate.

Camp highlights include crafts, rock wall climbing, swimming and field trips to such places as Boston’s Museum of Science and the Omni Theater, Fort Foster in Maine and Cowabunga’s Indoor Bounce House in Hooksett.

For more information, visit You can also call Chris Fogg at 783-1129 or email

Poetry contest

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Council of Teachers of English are holding the annual poetry contest open to all young writers in grades 1-8 (Junior Division) and in grades 9-12 (Senior Division). Entrants may submit up to three typed poems, with two copies of each submission. Teachers are encouraged to submit entries on behalf of their students as well.

The first copy should appear without any personal identification, and the second copy should have in the upper right-hand corner: student’s name, home address, email address, school’s name and address, and student’s grade in school. Each entry must have a signed statement certifying that the poem is original and has not been copied, in whole or in part, from any other author’s work. Theme and style are open.

Additional guidelines and mailing instructions are available at poetry For information, email The deadline is April 30.

Survived the winter

Keep In Touch launched an “I Survived The Winter” campaign on Facebook, in the wake of the brutally cold, icy and snowy winter of 2013-14. The campaign includes digital photograph and 500-word essay contests. Both contests are free and open to people of all ages. The deadline for entries is April 1. For more information, call 860-871-6500 or visit

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