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Visiting nurse seeking volunteer peer leaders

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is seeking volunteer peer leaders for “Better Choices, Better Health,” a program that helps adults living with ongoing health conditions feel better, regain control of their health and start doing the things they want to do. The training sessions are held on Sept. 18-19, and Sept. 22-23 at Concord Regional VNA, The Slusser Center,… 0

August 26, 2014
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Suncook Valley Chorale to host open sing nights

The Suncook Valley Chorale will host open sing nights in the Concord High School music room Sept 8 and 15 at 6:30 p.m. Attend either, or both. Anyone wishing to join the chorale, or just considering it, is invited to join us as we explore our next season’s program. And bring a friend. The Suncook Valley Chorale is a non-auditioned community chorus based in Concord, with over 60… 0

August 26, 2014
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5K road race at NHTI to support Friendly Kitchen

For the eighth consecutive year, NHTI will host a 5K road race to help support the Friendly Kitchen. The race will be run on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 8:30 a.m. on NHTI’s Seekamp Trail. Walkers may elect to participate in the timed 5K race or an untimed 2.5K fitness walk. There will also be a fun run for children 10 and under at 9:30 a.m. Prizes will be given to the top three men and… 0

August 26, 2014
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Men’s discussion groups held twice in September

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering Men’s Grief Discussion Groups on Sept. 11 and Sept. 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Concord Regional VNA Hospice House. The ongoing drop-in grief discussion groups are designed to help men who are adjusting after the loss of a spouse or significant other. There is no registration or fee to attend. For additional information,… 0

August 26, 2014
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September is National Library Card Month

Does everyone in your family have a library card? It’s free for Concord & Penacook residents and is good for so much more than books. Did you know you can check out movies, music, museum passes, and 24/7 resources including foreign language learning, downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, business and consumer information, and homework help. Make the Concord Public Library… 0

August 26, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. Mimi Malloy, At LastJulia MacDonnell2014, 276 pagesFiction Meet Mimi Malloy: she was born into an Irish-Catholic brood of seven (all girls) and has done her best to raise six daughters of her own. Now they are grown and Mimi, divorced, and having “taken early retirement,”… 0

August 26, 2014
In a New York state of math

For Joe Ossoff, spending the summer in the N-Y-C was as easy as 1-2-3

When school gets out for summer break, most kids run fast and away, dreading the return to mind-numbing science and math classes. They go to the beach, seek gainful employment or spend time with their friends. You also probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that they spend their time binge watching Netflix. But, you might be surprised to learn that some students actually stay… 0

August 19, 2014

You should be mindful of this Capital Area Wellness Coalition column

Those of us of a certain age grew up with the short story of Walter Mitty as eighth grade required reading. Do you remember? He was that hapless dreamer in James Thurber’s short story who spent most of his time escaping into fantasies of glory and adventure. Every now and then, something would snap him out of… 0

August 19, 2014
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Pedaling for Payson slated for Sept. 13

On Sept. 13, join cycling enthusiasts from around the state at the 9th annual Pedaling for Payson fundraising event to raise funds to support the Gene Gillis Fund at Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care. The fund supports Payson Center patients in need with any out-of-pocket expenses associated with their treatment in hopes of improving their quality of life and perhaps… 0

August 19, 2014
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Old Home Day Saturday in Pembroke/Allenstown

Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day is slated for Aug. 23, beginning at 9 a.m. with the Amoskeag Strummers in downtown Suncook. The parade starts in Allenstown at 10 a.m. and continues down Main Street to Broadway and Pleasant Streets, ending at Memorial Field in Pembroke. All day activities include a 9-hole mini golf course, kids games, arts and crafts area, raffles, hay rides,… 0

August 19, 2014