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Announcements for Nov. 27, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CONCORD Black Friday adoptions The Pope Memorial SPCA is offering pet adoptions at a 50 percent reduced fee tomorrow and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Visit popememorialspca.org or call 856-8756. CONCORD For the birds Satisfy the nature lovers and bird enthusiasts on your holiday shopping list and support New Hampshire Audubon by visiting the NH Audubon Nature Store’s Blackbird Friday event tomorrow. The Nature Store at 84 Silk Farm …

People for Nov. 27, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

ANDOVER Howard Jelleme received a Golden Spike award, the highest honor given to a volunteer, by the Friends of the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County at the organization’s annual Self Congratulatory dinner in East Andover. Jelleme most recently removed railroad ties and debris hindering the resurfacing of the newest section of the rail trail leading to its Boscawen terminus near the Hannah …

Announcements for Nov. 28

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CONCORD Unusual ornaments Beginning Dec. 2, there will be a Giving Tree on the main floor of the Concord Public Library decorated with book ornaments. Each ornament has a specific dollar value. Purchase an ornament and the proceeds raised will be used toward fines that some of our patrons have incurred. Your generosity will help these patrons to start the new year with …

Saturday, November 15, 2014

A party to remember More than 125 people – the young and the young at heart – donned costumes and enjoyed the Halloween party Oct. 31 at the Wilmot Community Association’s Red Barn in Wilmot. This popular annual event would not be possible without the efforts of several …

Michael Green, a man of patience, named Citizen of the Year

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Mike Green, lauded as a visionary and evenhanded leader while serving as the CEO at Concord Hospital, was named the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year last night. Green, 65, retired last December after …

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Supporters of art show deserve kudos This fall, I had a unique opportunity to work with NH Audubon. I spent the summer documenting nine NH Audubon Wildlife Sanctuaries and created a fine art photography exhibit that was on display at the McLane Center in Concord for two months …

Announcement for Nov. 11, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

BELMONT Ski sign-up Belmont Parks and Recreation is registering participants for its four-week Gunstock Outreach ski and snowboard program starting Jan. 4. Participants must be in kindergarten through grade 12. Students in grades eight through 12 will be allowed to ski with at least one friend (also enrolled …

People for Nov. 12, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CONCORD Debra Miller, vice president, external affairs, NH Community Loan Fund and chair, will be honored by Whittier Street Health Center during Whittier’s annual “Saving the Health of the Community” international gospel concert November 22 at Berklee College of Music in Boston. She is the chair of Whittier’s …

Announcements

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CONCORD Shop and help The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. semiannual Community Days event will take place Friday and Saturday to benefit local organizations, as well as the American Heart Association. Organizations can sign up at communitydayevent.com to sell coupon booklets to supporters in their communities and online, increasing awareness …

People

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

BOSCAWEN Alman “Charlie” Dean received the award for education excellence at Boscawen Old Home Day for her positive influence on youth. Jerome Warren received the youth award at Boscawen Old Home Day for his outstanding volunteer efforts. DEERING …

Sisco-MacDonald

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Chantal and Glenn Sisco of Franklin announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla, to Scott MacDonald, son of Richard and Sharon MacDonald of Townsend, Mass. Sisco, of Las Vegas, is a dental assistant. MacDonald, also of Las Vegas, …

Pritchard-McGrail

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Chelsea Pritchard of Allenstown and Colin McGrail of Hudson announce their engagement. Pritchard, daughter of Michelle Pritchard of Allenstown and Ronald Pritchard of Pembroke, attends Granite State College and is working toward a bachelor’s degree in elementary education …

Murray-Parent

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tiffany Murray and Daniel Parent were married Oct. 4 at Canterbury Woods Country Club. Joseph Reynolds Sr., justice of the peace, officiated the double-ring ceremony. Shannon Drew was maid of honor and Victoria Barrett was matron of honor. …