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Deadline extension

The deadline for the Center for the Arts Lake Sunapee area Literary Arts Guild’s short memoir contest has been extended to Sept. 16. Mail to Dianalee Velie, P.O. Box 290, Newbury N.H. 03255 or email to dianaleevelie@aol.com.

For more information, call 763-8863.


Bereavement support

Central New Hampshire Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice is offering a free seven-week bereavement support group on Wednesday evenings beginning in mid-September. Support groups give people the opportunity to discuss and learn ways of coping with their loss, to gain the support of others in safe and caring ways, and to learn about the grief process.

Pre-registration is required. Call or email James Miller at 524-8444, ext. 2390; or 569-2729, ext. 256; or JMiller@centralvna.org.

There will also be a support group in Wolfeboro.

Grant applications

The 2014 conservation “moose plate” grant applications are due Sept. 27. Eligible applicants include municipalities, county conservation districts, county cooperative extension natural resource programs, municipal conservation agencies, schools, Scout groups, and other nonprofit entities engaged in natural resource conservation programs. Awards will be announced in December, and funding will be available beginning in April.

Further information is available at SCC.nh.gov. The State Conservation Committee Conservation Grant Program is funded through the purchase of conservation license plates.

To buy a “moose plate,” visit your municipal office when registering your car. Gift certificates can be purchase at mooseplate.com.

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