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Open house preceding the Moultonboro Toastmasters Club meeting on Tuesday

MOULTONBORO — On Tuesday, October 28 the Moultonboro Toastmasters Club will be holding an Open House at 6 p.m. with the meeting beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Moultonboro Public Library.

The club is a diverse group of local residents who have a common goal of improving the public speaking and leadership skills of all club members in a fun and supportive environment. During the Open House, attendees will have a chance to experience a typical Toastmasters meeting, watch members give impromptu responses to Table Topics questions, listen to a humorous prepared speech, and then hear the speaker receive a constructive evaluation of his speech. The evening will end with club members answering any questions regarding the Toastmasters program and the Moultonboro Club in particular.

For those who are unfamiliar with the organization, Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 313,000 members in 14,350 clubs in 122 countries. Each month, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others.

For information about Toastmasters International, the local club and upcoming meetings in Moultonboro, check out our web site at moultonborotoastmasters.org or by calling Deb Kumpf, VP Education – 603-476-5612; or Mona Tardif, VP Membership – 603-707-1420.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:53

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Spiritual laws of success series starts Wednesday

MEREDITH — Life coach Emily Clement at Grace Wellness Center in Meredith is offering a seven-week workshop The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. The seven-week series will meet on Wednesday evenings (excluding Thanksgiving evening), 6-7:30 pm, starting Wednesday, October 29. The cost of the seven-week series is $125.

Clement says many of us grew up with the belief that achieving success requires relentless hard work, grim determination and intense ambition. ''As a result, we may have struggled for years and even reached some of our goals but wound up feeling exhausted, our lives out of balance. As Deepak Chopra observes in his transformational book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, such desperate striving isn't necessary or even desirable. In the natural world, creation comes forth with ease. A seed doesn't struggle to become a tree―it simply unfolds in grace.''

She says that the Seven Spiritual Laws are powerful principles people can use to fulfill their deepest desires with grace and ease. Each week is dedicated to one of the seven spiritual laws. Participants will discuss the law, experience a 15-minute meditation, and complete a creative project.

Reserve a space by calling Emily Clement (603) 520-6300 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:50

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Halloween activities at Waterville Valley all weekend

WATERVILLE VALLEY — Waterville Valley Resort has a full slate of Halloween activities planned for Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25. 

Participants are asked to either a pumpkin or purchase one at the Recreation Department on Friday night to carve or decorate from 6-8 p.m. All supplies will be provided, including carving tools and a candle to illuminate each masterpiece. Those who wish to carve a pumpkin must be at least 10 years of age or older or have adult supervision. For dinner, the Recreation Department will be serving up pizza, veggies and drinks. The cost is $5 per person.

On Saturday, October 25 community members are invited to join Halloween Waterville Valley style. Costumed kids and families can look forward to Trick or Treating around Waterville Valley Resort by shuttle. All of the events begin promptly as scheduled. Those wishing to participate must register on-site at the Waterville Recreation Department between 4-4:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per child. 

A costume contest will begin at 4:30 p.m. Those who win the contest will be presented prizes. Following the costume contest is Trick-or-Treating via shuttle bus, including a stop at the Haunted Rey Center Gallery in Town Square starting at 5 p.m. All ages welcome; ages 9 and under require adult supervision.

Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as a self-contained, four seasons resort including a world-class ski area. Dining options include traditional favorites and elegant cuisine. For more information, call 800-GO-VALLEY or visit www.visitwatervillevalley.com.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:47

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Gunstock Ski Club’s annual sale is on Nov. 1

GILFORD — Gunstock Ski Club is once again holding its annual Ski & Snowboard Sale at the Gunstock Mountain Resort Main Lodge in Gilford on Saturday, Nov. 1.

This is an annual local tradition that goes back many years. Area ski shops bring in over a million dollars of inventory to span three floors of the Gunstock Lodge. All proceeds go to the non-profit Gunstock Ski Club's ski racing program for local kids.

The event is free and doors open at 9 am sharp for the best deals of the season.

Consignment drop off is on October 31 from 4-7:30 p.m. Visit GunstockSkiClub.com for more information.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:42

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