Thursday, March 11, 2010

Around Town with Dick Patten
A reminder to members of the Catholic community, Deacon John at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church along with all the permanent deacons, are collecting cans of tuna fish and pasta items to benefit the N.H. Food Bank. I am sure that if you are not a member and would like to contribute, they would be happy to accept them.

The 19th annual Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase sponsored by Fairpoint Communications, Merrimack County Savings Bank, Unitil, Taylor Rental, and Courtyard by Marriott will be held on Tuesday, April 6 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Center, Concord. Chamber member businesses will be showcased. There will be door prizes, refreshments, with $7 admission. Kindly RSVP by April 2. The hospitality is being handled by Alan's of Boscawen, Bagel Works, The Barley House, Granite Restaurant & Bar, and Washington Street Cafe. Partners include Concord Monitor, N.H. Business Review, Nassau Broadcasting, and Wharf Industries Printing Inc./Wallace Press.

The Bektash Temple Drum and Bugle Corps are rehearsing on the first and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Shrine Hall, Pembroke Road, Concord Heights. To date, the drum corps has accepted parades in Andover on July 4th, and in Gilford on August 28. The annual Bektash Temple Spring Ceremonial will be held April 3 at the Bektash Shrine Center. Dinner and entertainment featuring Aleppo Shrine Swing Band will be featured from 12 noon to 3 p.m. The tickets are $25 per person. Please call Ted & Barbara Dooley at 893-0674.
The 2nd annual Bektash Yard Sale will be held Saturday, May 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The proceeds to benefit the Bektash General Fund. Please call Chairman Rick Perry at 434-9993 for information.
The HoBo dinner by the Bektash Shrine Clowns supper and entertainment will be held Saturday, May 1 with social hour from 5 to 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with $25.00 a couple of $15.00 for single. The proceeds to benefit the Shriner's Hospitals. Please RSVP by April 28 or call Bill McGowen at 603-942-5259 for information.

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