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Pie lovers

Ivy Green Rebekah Lodge 36 is asking for donations of two crusted fruit pies for this year’s Old Home Day supper Aug. 9. If you can donate pies, call Vickie at 736-4707. Your help is appreciated.

Farmers market sales

Nada Haddad, a UNH Cooperative Extension food and agriculture field specialist, produced a publication for vendors selling at farmers markets in New Hampshire. Selling Successfully at a Farmers Market offers marketing and merchandising tips for those selling, or thinking of selling, at farmers market. Product quality, sales areas and presentation, pricing, signage, branding, retaining loyal customers, safety and planning are examples of the information in the publication, which also covers the rules and regulations that affect the sale of products at farmers markets. The publication can be downloaded for free at bit.ly/SellFarmMarket. For more information, email Nada.Haddad@UNH.edu or call 679-5616.


Hazardous waste

Residents and taxpayers of Andover, Belmont, Bristol, Center Harbor, Franklin, Gilford, Gilmanton, Hill, Laconia, Meredith, Moultonboro, New Hampton, Northfield, Sanbornton and Tilton may bring up to 10 gallons or 50 pounds of hazardous waste products to Lakes Region household hazardous waste collection sites in Bristol, Center Ossipee, Laconia and Moultonboro on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Water-based paints (latex and acrylic) are not considered hazardous products (to dispose of these, open the can and let the paint dry, then put it in with your household trash). Items that will not be accepted include propane tanks, tires, ammunition, alkaline batteries and latex paint. For more information call 279-8171 or visit lakesrpc.org/services_hhw.asp.


New officers

Four women were elected into office of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Concord Contemporary Club, in June: Mary McGahan is president; Melissa Bianchi is vice president; Sandi Jones is treasurer; and Pam Ewart is corresponding secretary.

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