A few words about Making Strides from event chairwoman Kathi Russ
Oct09

A few words about Making Strides from event chairwoman Kathi Russ

To the wonderful Greater Concord Community, Do something hard. Do something meaningful. Do it with good people. You are sincerely invited to join the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event on Sunday, Oct. 14, at Memorial Field in Concord. Whatever your reason for Making Strides, all are welcome. Perhaps you are supporting a friend or family member facing breast cancer, or perhaps you are a caregiver...

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All the day-of-event details you need for the 2018 Making Strides walk
Oct09

All the day-of-event details you need for the 2018 Making Strides walk

The 2018 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will take place Sunday at Memorial Field in Concord. Here’s all the day-of-event information you need to know: Parking: The Governor Hugh Gallen State Office Park is available for your parking needs. Please enter the parkway off Pleasant Street or Clinton Street. Please avoid using Fruit Street. There will be parking signs and attendants available to assist you. Shuttle buses will be...

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Walkers share what ignites their passions
Oct09

Walkers share what ignites their passions

Jo Bunten Team: Brave Hearts What ignites your passion for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer? The Brave Hearts team will be participating on Oct. 14 to honor and remember those we have lost, support those currently in treatment and those who have survived. This year we walk in honor of Sue Auerbach, Dottie Bozek, Connie Collins, Winifred Harty, Judith Houle, Lorraine Kreamer, Jean Boisvert, Pauline Ouellette, Hilary Morrison Roman,...

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Concord Making Strides event is a celebration of survivorship
Oct09

Concord Making Strides event is a celebration of survivorship

Survivor. One is a survivor the day of diagnosis. It is one word with so much meaning. When one thinks of this word others come to mind: Strong. Resilient. Fighter. Honest. Unwilling to give up. Positive. Mental toughness. Hope. The American Cancer Society Making Strides against Breast Cancer event is all about awareness and fundraising to provide support services as well as fund important research to find the cure to put an end to...

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Volunteer Tina Smith recognized with Sandra C. Labaree Award
Oct09

Volunteer Tina Smith recognized with Sandra C. Labaree Award

The American Cancer Society brings together volunteers and staff to fulfill one dream and one purpose — healthier communities with less cancer. In fact, the only way the American Cancer Society can achieve their mission of creating a world without cancer is one community at a time. As the largest voluntary health organization in the world, volunteers are the engine of the American Cancer Society. Volunteers drive patients to...

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Insight on navigating your cancer journey
Oct09

Insight on navigating your cancer journey

Many times this journey starts before you receive your cancer diagnosis. You are scheduled for some type of diagnostic procedure, a mammogram, breast ultrasound, MRI, a biopsy – fine needle aspiration, core needle, stereotactic core needle biopsy. You are starting to learn the language of cancer. Just like high school French class, you will have to do your homework. Knowledge is power – it can help quiet some of your fear. The...

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The American Cancer Society is in the business of saving, improving lives
Oct09

The American Cancer Society is in the business of saving, improving lives

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. Here are some examples of the work we are doing to help save lives from breast cancer: Finding breast cancer’s causes and cures More than $62 million currently invested in breast cancer grants. Additionally, 235 grants relating to all cancers are currently being funded. Helping patients and survivors Cancer.org had...

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Author Bernie Lambek to present his book ‘Uncivil Liberties’ at Gibson’s Bookstore
Oct09

Author Bernie Lambek to present his book ‘Uncivil Liberties’ at Gibson’s Bookstore

Author Bernie Lambek will roll in to Gibson’s Bookstore on Wednesday to share his legal whodunnit, Uncivil Liberties. After a high school student is found dead at the bottom of a rock ledge on the outskirts of Montpelier, Vt., the community confronts its conflicting beliefs and values. The book explores hate speech and free speech, cyberbullying and privacy, religious and sexual freedom, and a community’s many faces of love and loss....

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Entertainment: Hatbox Theatre, Concord City Auditorium busy with shows this weekend
Oct09

Entertainment: Hatbox Theatre, Concord City Auditorium busy with shows this weekend

Space is tight, so no movie listings this week. Music Tuesday Dan Weiner at Hermanos Cocina Mexicana at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Lester Hirsh at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Open mic at Area 23 at 7 p.m. Thursday Will Hatch at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Mike Gallant at The Common Man at 7 p.m. The Hoot at Penuche’s at 9 p.m. $3 cover. Friday Stuck in Time Band at Makris Lobster & Steak House at 8 p.m. Dirty Looks at Pit Road Lounge at 8 p.m. The...

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CYPN: Jared Reynolds loves downtown, Hermanos
Oct09

CYPN: Jared Reynolds loves downtown, Hermanos

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN) introduces you to our “Young Professional of the Month,” Jared Reynolds. Each month the CYPN Steering Committee recommends a young professional in the community it thinks readers would enjoy getting to know better. How old are you? 32. Where do you live? Concord. Where do you currently work? I work on the Community and Economic Development team at the...

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This Week in Concord History
Oct09

This Week in Concord History

Oct. 9, 1992: In the first Gile concert of the season, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra play to a full house at the Concord City Auditorium. Oct. 10, 1774: Reacting to the Intolerable Acts and Britain’s closing of Boston Harbor, a special town meeting in Portsmouth votes to send 200 pounds to Boston for poor relief. The amount is four times Portsmouth’s annual province tax. Other New Hampshire towns, including...

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