Ahead of Making Strides walk, American Cancer Society thanks Concord community
Oct15

Ahead of Making Strides walk, American Cancer Society thanks Concord community

As we welcome another Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a heartfelt thank-you resounds through our community. Thank you for your support, your compassion and generosity. My name is Michelle Audet, and this will be my 10th year at Making Strides, however this year I will be joining all of you as Community Development Manager and American Cancer Staff Member for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer this October. I joined the American...

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American Cancer Society celebrates more than 25 years of saving lives nationwide
Oct15

American Cancer Society celebrates more than 25 years of saving lives nationwide

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities to honor those touched by the disease and raise awareness and funds for a world without breast cancer. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer events in the nation, uniting more than 1.2 million passionate participants supporting the noncompetitive 3- to 5-mile walks each year. Dollars raised help the American...

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Everything you need to know for the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk
Oct15

Everything you need to know for the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk

Concord’s 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is upon us, and the Insider is here to help you navigate the big day. This guide provides all the information you need to get the most out of the event.11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Registration: Everyone on the field, regardless of whether they are fundraising or not, is required to register, either online or with a paper registration form, available at the registration tent....

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Survivor Place a very special part of Making Strides Concord walk
Oct15

Survivor Place a very special part of Making Strides Concord walk

The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer event is about awareness and fundraising to both provide support services and to fund important research to find the cure to put an end to all cancers. At the Concord Making Strides event on Sunday at Memorial Field, we have a special place for survivors, their caregivers and family to visit called Survivor Place. Survivor Place is a calming, quiet environment; a place...

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Survivor Stories: Candace Schaefer shares details of her journey
Oct15

Survivor Stories: Candace Schaefer shares details of her journey

Hello, my name is Candace Schaefer. I am a mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend and I’m also a breast cancer survivor. I tell you this in that order to show that breast cancer hasn’t defined me and will not define me moving forward. While I love the color pink (and probably have more of it than I’d like to admit in my closet), I’ve chosen to wear yellow today – to show that my future is bright, OUR future as survivors is bright....

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Stories of Hope: Survivors explain what Making Strides means to them
Oct15

Stories of Hope: Survivors explain what Making Strides means to them

Jo Bunten Team Brave Hearts Brave Hearts team will be participating on Oct. 20 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 Deanne Murphy, Jackie Collier, Danielle Smith, Ruthanne Switzer, Shannon Wheeler, Mrs. Ron Jobel, Kathy Dykeman, Karen Carlson, Michelle Moller, Patty Holler, Fredda Osman, Chrisine Spaulding, Sue Auerbach, Dottie Bozek,...

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Garden of Hope an important part of Making Strides in Concord
Oct15

Garden of Hope an important part of Making Strides in Concord

The Garden of Hope is located in Concord adjacent to the lower athletic fields at Memorial Field on South Fruit Street. It was designed and built in 2003 by Making Strides Against Breast Cancer volunteers with the support of the Greater Concord community and consists of an approximately 20-by-10-foot granite-edged cancer ribbon-shaped garden and accessory plantings dedicated to all who have been touched by breast cancer. The garden...

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American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network looking for volunteers, donations
Oct15

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network looking for volunteers, donations

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is the leading cancer advocacy organization in New Hampshire. That means we work with state and federal lawmakers to make sure all cancer patients have access to treatment, researchers have funding to find cancer cures, kids are protected from Big Tobacco and cancer prevention is a top priority. And we need your help! We’ll be at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Concord...

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What’s with all the pink ribbons within the ads?
Oct15

What’s with all the pink ribbons within the ads?

You might notice some ads in this paper that feature big pink ribbons somewhere within the ad. That’s not a mistake, and it’s not just something cute to throw in to a special Making Strides Against Breast Cancer issue. The ribbons are a way for advertisers to show their support for those battling cancer and those who are working in fields dedicated to finding a cure. Advertisers may request to add a ribbon to any of their ads for $20,...

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Entertainment: Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’ one of many highlights in an entertaining week
Oct15

Entertainment: Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’ one of many highlights in an entertaining week

Music Tuesday Kid Pinky at Hermanos Cocina Mexicana at 6:30 p.m. Open mic with Mikey G at Tandy’s at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Kid Pinky at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Alex Cohen at Concord Craft Brewing at 5:30 p.m. San Fermin with Lisel at Bank of NH Stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $19-$29 plus fees at ccanh.com. Open mic at Area 23 at 7 p.m. Thursday Mike Morris at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. April Cushman at Cheers at 5 p.m. Raid the Larder with Will...

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Bulletin Board: Free concerts, food drive updates and more
Oct15

Bulletin Board: Free concerts, food drive updates and more

Stamp collectors to hold meeting The Merrimack County Stamp Collectors will hold its monthly meeting at the Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow, on Tuesday, Oct. 15 beginning at 1 p.m. We invite all who are interested in stamp collecting to attend, share their interest, buy, sell and trade. Meet other collectors and learn more about their hobby and enjoy the fellowship of others with varied interests in Philatelic...

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Marianne O’Connor to visit Gibson’s to share ‘Haunted Hikes of New Hampshire’
Oct15

Marianne O’Connor to visit Gibson’s to share ‘Haunted Hikes of New Hampshire’

Marianne O’Connor will visit Gibson’s Bookstore on Thursday at 6 p.m. to share the new edition of Haunted Hikes of New Hampshire, the hiker’s guide to things that go BUMP in the woods and on the trails! Explore the haunts of hikers gone by and see for yourself whether these ghost tales are fact or fiction; this new edition has been updated to include seven new hikes.Take only memories, leave only – screams?The rich history of New...

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CYPN: Tina Marchand is the Concord Young Professionals Network’s Young Professional of the Month
Oct15

CYPN: Tina Marchand is the Concord Young Professionals Network’s Young Professional of the Month

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s Concord Young Professionals Network introduces you to our “Young Professional of the Month,” Tina Marchand. Each month the CYPN Steering Committee recommends a young professional in the community it thinks readers would enjoy getting to know better.Where do you live? Goffstown.Where do you currently work? I am the founder of Ellie and Piper Party Boutique, an e-commerce business selling modern...

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City Manager’s Newsletter: Election notices, Beaver Meadow winter sign-ups and more
Oct15

City Manager’s Newsletter: Election notices, Beaver Meadow winter sign-ups and more

On Friday, Stefanie Breton, the city’s public information officer, sent out the weekly City Manager’s Newsletter. You can read the full newsletter by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the Newsletter button on the home page. Here are some highlights from last week’s letter: Election news, reminders The City Clerk’s Office wants residents to know that Thursday, Oct. 24 is the last day to preregister to vote prior to Municipal Election...

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The Yogi: ‘Caddyshack,’ baseball and yoga – what it all means
Oct15

The Yogi: ‘Caddyshack,’ baseball and yoga – what it all means

For the Insider “Be the ball, Danny.” Remember that line? It’s from Caddyshack, the 1980 movie starring Chevy Chase as Ty Webb, the golf pro and yoga master. In the scene, Ty is mentoring his young protege, Danny, on the “force in the universe that makes things happen.” It’s fiction, of course, a movie intended to make us laugh. It’s also a 3,000-year-old yoga lesson: see where you’re going, narrow the focus and take action. Then...

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Book of the Week: ‘The Poison Thread’
Oct15

Book of the Week: ‘The Poison Thread’

The Poison ThreadLaura Purcell2019, 368 pagesFiction Dorothea Truelove is a believer in phrenology, the study of human skulls and how they determine personality. She theorizes that the shape of a person’s skull can explain the darkest of crimes. When she gets the chance to examine Ruth Butterham, accused murderess, she is ecstatic. But Ruth’s story proves stranger and darker than Dorothea can comprehend. Ruth is sure she has sewn...

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