Announcements for Nov. 10, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Laconia LRGH installs drug take-back box

Lakes Region General Hospital will now be accepting all prescription medications through a take back box. Their hope is to raise awareness about opioid misuse and reduce the amount of excess prescription opioids. The use of these metal drop boxes are to help protect the environment from unsafe disposal, reduce the risk of accidental overdoses, intentional misuse, and developments of addiction.

Laconia Journey to racial equality

Authors of Journey of Race, Color and Culture: From Racial Inequality to Equity & Inclusion, Carol Pierce and Rick Huntley will present a dialogue about journeys for people of all races with an audience at Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia. On Nov. 12, the two will discuss racial divide in the past and the present. Pierce is a woman known for her work with welcoming and supporting immigrants in the Lakes Region. Huntley is a consultant who specializes in making change in organizations. The two have been partners for 30 years in their firm, New Dynamics. This event will begin at 2 p.m.

Concord Historical Society honors veterans

On Saturday, the N.H. Historical Society will be introducing a new exhibit with WWI propaganda posters and holding a lecture called “New Hampshire at War.” There is a long history of events that had effects on the Granite State. The U.S. was neutral in the war until April 6, 1917 when we declared war on Germany. This was the start of our involvement. There is much more to learn and the Historical Society tells more of this part of our history at the event in honor of Veterans Day. New Hampshire Historical Society is a non-profit and independent organization that wishes to preserve and teach our state’s history. For more information, contact edubrulle@nhhistory.org, 856 0604 or jwalton@nhhistory.org, 856 0645.

Franklin FSB unveils veterans’ account

Franklin Savings Bank will show gratitude to active and inactive military and honor Veterans Day by unveiling a checking account for veterans. This account has no monthly service charge and offers unlimited transactions. For every veterans account opened, FSB will donate to a local veterans organization every year. The bank will also offer complimentary financial planning seminars and investment counseling. Learn more about FSB by visiting fsbnh.bank or at 1-800-372-4445.