Remember our mystery swimmer from last week? We found out that this is none other than Craig James Barnard, who participated in the swim-a-thon at the YMCA to raise money for the Chaplains Emergency Relief Fund. Craig swam 30 laps! That’s pretty amazing, seeing as we don’t swim laps as a general rule.
Volunteer alertSubmitted by The Concord Insider on October 16, 2007 - 8:41pm.
The Friendly Kitchen is looking for volunteers to help serve breakfast Monday-Friday beginning in November and ending in April. The hours are 7:30 until 9:30 a.m., sooner if necessary. If anyone is interested, please call me at 224-4618. It is a good gig with free coffee.
Where is that bathtub photo?Submitted by The Concord Insider on October 16, 2007 - 8:40pm.
Family and friends of 2008 graduates of Concord High School are welcome to place congratulatory ads in the yearbook through Nov. 1. Prices range from $50 to $250. Parents can design ads themselves or have yearbook staff members do it for them.
For an order form, contact yearbook advisor Linda Lawson at [email protected] The only way to guarantee placement is to order by Nov. 1. Late orders will be accepted only until page space runs out.
Wanted: tree huggersSubmitted by The Concord Insider on October 16, 2007 - 8:40pm.
Volunteers are need to plant 25 bare root trees with neighborhood volunteers and Youth Diversion Project members on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m.-noon (rain or shine). Volunteers will meet at Haller Apartments on Jennings Drive. If you would like to help, call 224-3710. Hosted by Concord Housing Authority and Groundwork Concord.
Come to the rescue, Concord!Submitted by The Concord Insider on October 16, 2007 - 8:40pm.
Concord resident Nicole Nelson was recently diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia. To survive, Nicole was told she would need a marrow transplant.
This is where you come in, readers. Concord Hospital will hold a marrow drive on Friday, Oct. 26, from 1-6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., to help find a match for Nicole. Just head to the Payson Center for Cancer Care conference room at 250 Pleasant St.
Look who’s 1Submitted by The Concord Insider on October 16, 2007 - 8:39pm.
The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the first anniversary of the Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN) with a celebration/networking event on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
CYPN was established a year ago as a professional and personal development initiative of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. CYPN holds events at various Concord venues where young professionals can interact socially, build a contact base and exchange ideas.
The CYPN aims to infuse a new attitude that Concord is “alive after five.”
Smoked Kielbasa Emergency Polka Unit? We are so there.Submitted by The Concord Insider on October 10, 2007 - 5:41pm.
Fall Festival at Pleasant View
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Come and celebrate the fall season at Pleasant View Retirement during our first annual "Fall Festival"! Admission is free - enjoy Simplicity the Clown, Wildlife Encounters Reptile show at 2:00pm, Family style races, live entertainment from Smoked Kielbasa Emergency Polka Unit, Horse drawn hayrides, McDonneys Traveling Zoo, A visit with Harriett Beecher Stowe, pet the llamas, bounce in the bounce house, and pumpkin decorating!! Food for sale at a nominal price - picnics are welcome!
Get your art here!Submitted by The Concord Insider on October 10, 2007 - 3:58pm.
The 5th Annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Gerrish Gym at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy, 907 First NH Turnpike – Route 4 in Northwood, NH.
This juried craft fair will offer a diverse selection of quality crafts. The craft fair will also feature a raffle, baked goods and refreshments.
Proceeds from the craft fair will benefit the Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Class of 2009.
Spaces are still available. Please contact L. Drake at [email protected] for an application or call 603-942-5531
Art Concord this FridaySubmitted by The Concord Insider on October 9, 2007 - 5:48pm.
The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce invites the public to its October Art Concord event on Friday, Oct. 12, from 5 - 8 p.m. at seven galleries around the city. Art Concord is a partnership of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce and the city's flourishing art community. Participating galleries include:
Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2 White St
Gallery at 2 Pillsbury, 2 Pillsbury St
Kimball Jenkins School of Art, 266 North Main St.
League of NH Craftsmen Gallery, 36 North Main St.
Mill Brook Gallery, 236 Hopkinton Road
NHTI Library Gallery, 31 College Drive
Jingle all the waySubmitted by The Concord Insider on October 9, 2007 - 5:31pm.
A team captain kick-off party for the Jingle Bell Run and Walk for Arthritis will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Concord. Come learn more about this fun seasonal event and the keys to forming a successful team.
Door prizes will be given away and fundraising team captains will receive great gear and prizes. Raise money to fight the number one cause of disability in the country.
The walk will take place on Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. at Rundlett Middle School.
For more information, call 1-800-639-2113 or visit concordjinglebellrun2007.kintera.org.