THE WEIRS TIMES & THE COCHECO TIMES, Thursday, March 5, 2015
— n o i t i d E w o h S e m o H — Lakes Region VOLUME 24, NO. 10
THE WEIRS, LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE, N.H., THURSDAY, March 5, 2015
Triathlon Looking To Break Records To Help Animals
With a goal of $35,000, this year’s Indoor Triathlon at the Funspot Family Entertainment Center in Weirs Beach on Saturday, March 14th, is set to be the biggest and best. Over the past ten years, Starr Lawton, Funspot’s D.A. Long Tavern manager, has coordinated this event which she created back in 2004 as a way to raise funds for one of Funspot’s favorite charities, the New Hampshire
Humane Society. Last year’s triathlon, where teams compete at five different games at Funspot, raised a record $28,700 bringing the ten year total to approximately $100,000. (Not bad when you consider the first year, 2005, about $3,000 was raised.) This year they are hoping to raise in the $35,000 range as they have expanded the entries for up to forty See triathlon on 16
New Column Is All For The Love OF Beer
Rachel, a volunteer at Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester, sits astride Apachee, a 23-year old gelding she has formed a unique relationship with over the past few years. Read about Rachel and Apachee and the new Kids C.A.R.E. program at the farm on page 12.
This week we are excited to bring a new weekly feature to these pages. “The Wicked Brew Review” by Jim MacMillan (on page 5) will open up some great possibilities for you to share in some of the finest beers that New Hampshire Craft Beer brewers have to offer. Over the years, the explosion in the craft beer market has seen the discriminating beer lover trying his or her best to keep up with what’s new and what is in season. “The Wicked Brew Review” is here to do just that. Jim doesn’t like to call himself a beer expert but rather he is doing it “For
the love of beer.” “I really respect craft beers and the way they are produced,” said Jim. “I started really exploring craft beers about ten years ago and I’d like to share that love for beer with not just others who love beer but those who may be discovering it all for the first time.” Craft Beers were only about .02 percent of the See beer on 21
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