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Laconia school offers Adult Education Program

Published: 3/15/2019 2:35:08 PM
Bow‘Return to Viet Nam’

“Return to Viet Nam,” presented by Dick McIntire, hosted by the Buntin-Rumford-Webster Chapter, NSDAR, Daughters of the American Revolution on April 9 at 7 p.m. McIntire is a Vietnam combat veteran who served active duty in the U.S. Army in Vietnam, with the 6/11th Field Artillery unit, 1969-70. He recently returned to Vietnam with his daughter Amanda for a two-week tour across the country, from Saigon to Hanoi, including an up close and personal visit to the area where he served as a soldier, an overnight cruise on the Mekong River, towns, villages, schools, orphanages, historic sites, museums, beaches, ancient ruins, the My Lai massacre site, markets, Ha Long Bay, “Hanoi Hilton ” prison, John McCain crash site, and much more. On April 9 at 7 p.m., McIntire will present a slideshow on this topic, and share stories about his “Return to Viet Nam” at The Baker Free Library, 509 South St., Bow, N.H., in the MCSB Meeting Room. This meeting is free and open to the public, but registration is required at For directions and parking information, visit

LaconiaAdult Education Program

Lakes Region Community College has announced a new partnership with the Laconia Adult Education Program in Laconia. LRCC and Laconia Adult Education have collaborated in an effort to assist individuals looking to complete their high school equivalency. Funded by a grant, this free, 13-week guided program will help participants earn their HiSET, a popular high school equivalency exam.

“We are excited to be partnering with Chris Ennis and the Laconia Adult Education Program to serve the community by helping those who are furthering themselves in their career,” said Patrick Cate, Associate Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Lakes Region Community College. “This partnership allows individuals to not only complete high school, but to take the next step and continue their education even further.”

In additional to helping students prepare for the HiSET, this program will also help participants identify potential career paths around the Lakes Region and assist them in pursuing their career goals. Rolling admission began Feb. 18, and interested individuals can continue to enroll. Classes will meet Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Laconia High School.

For more information, please call Christopher Ennis, director of the Laconia adult education program, at 524-5712.

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