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Champion search

Citizens Bank and the New Hampshire Union Leader are seeking applications for the 2014 Champions in Action program, which provides financial, volunteer and public relations support to local nonprofit organizations. Youth programming and strengthening communities through family support are the two focus areas for 2014.

Applications can be completed online at
. The deadline is Sept. 20 by 5 p.m.


Lego contest

Hall Memorial Library is looking for Lego fanatics ages 4-11 to enter original creations in its “Love Those Legos” contest.

The creation must be an original work or your own design, must measure no larger than 9-inches-by-9-inches-by-9-inches (can be smaller; needs to fit in display case), 3-by-5-inch card must include title/what it is/what it does (if applicable) and on reverse side include name/age/phone number.

All entries will be on display from Sept. 16 through Nov. 4 in the display case on the main floor of the library.

There will be prizes for the first, second and third-place winners.

Entries must be received by Sept. 10. Legos will be returned after Nov. 4. Visit for more information.


New members

The Gilmanton Year-Round Library elected Lisa Gosselin, Mike Krebs and Randy Perkins to the board following the retirement of board members Cindy Hatch and Kristyn Fischev. Current officers are Anne Kirby, president; Lisa Gosselin, vice president; Fred Buchholz, treasurer; and Carol Mitchell, secretary. Board members include Bill Foster, Chris Schlegel, Laura Stephan, Joanne Gianni, Mike Krebs and Randy Perkins.

Meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month and are open to the public.


YMCA award

The Concord Family YMCA was awarded a $10,000 grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation to continue to provide child care and enrichment programs for children age 12 months through 5 years, as well as provide full and half-day kindergarten.

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