Announcements for Dec. 12, 2017

  • Announcement

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Laconia Women can take strength class

Every Monday and Wednesday from 1 to 1:45 p.m., Strong Women Strength training will take place at the Laconia Community Center. The program now has some open spots for women looking to improve their strength, muscle, bone density and arthritis symptoms. The upcoming session starts Jan. 3 and ends March 14. The program costs $35. For any questions or to register, call Carolyn Muller at 527 2948.

Citizens Bank offers nonprofits a grant

Citizens Bank is inviting nonprofits to apply for financial literacy funding until Dec. 29. During 2017, the bank has awarded 80 nonprofit organizations $1.4 million in contributions. Apply for crucial financial literacy services that help consumers better manage their money. Some of the activities include basics of banking and asset building, budgeting, homeownership counseling, foreclosure prevention, credit management and repair programs, and financial management for small businesses. To be considered for funding, submit an online application for Citizens Bank. The recipients will be announced in April 2018.

Concord Youths can learn legislative issues

Andrew Leonard is a senior at Concord High School and is the vice chairman of the New Hampshire Legislative Youth Advisory Council. LYAC is sponsoring a N.H. Youth Forum at Concord High that will focus on issues of importance for youths, such as education, employment, homelessness, substance abuse and the environment. The forum will take place Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The keynote speaker for this event is state Sen. Dan Feltes. Panelists will be Sen. Lou D’Allesandro, Martha Madsen from the N.H. Institution of Civics Education, former N.H. Supreme Court judge Chuck Douglas, and representatives from the ACLU. Three workshop sessions will be held, including new high school civics education requirements, free speech rights on campuses, and proposed legislation for online drivers education.