Hudson - Litchfield News | December 2, 2011 - 11 T-Bones Gears up for ‘Tips for Tots’
by Doug Robinson Cocktail servers, bartenders, and hostesses have begun to put their plans together for their Annual “Tips for Top” night. On December 5, between 4 p.m. to close, every tip offered to T- Bones employee in Hudson and Salem, as well ash their entire chain, will be donated to the Salvation Army’s Tot’s for Toys program. Tips for Tots began 16 years ago as T-Bones way to say
Cocktail servers, bartenders, cocktail and hostesses have begun to put their plans together for their Annual “Tips for Tots” night. Alisha and Cherie (seated). Kevin, Missy, Jeff, Robyn, Jamie, Alex, Ladonna, and Janelle (standing).
“Thank you” to the communities in which the serve. Each year, thousands of dollars are raised for the Salvation Army. “Last year we raised over $13,000,” said T-Bones Tips for Tots coordinator, Missy Perkins. “Giving back to our community is something T-Bones has a long history of. Aside from the hundreds of various charities we
support annually with gift certificates and food donations, since 2004 we have raised more than $200,000 through donation promotions like Let’s Trade a Meal, Sweetheart of a Deal, and our annual fundraising drive Thanks for Giving. We are proud to say each recipient is a well-deserving NH-based organization serving our own communities,” states T-Bones. In addition to their tips being offered to the Toys for Tots
program, longtime T-Bones customer Rob Moorehead has offered a 46-inch LCD television for raffle. “We have customers who save for this event,” commented Perkins. After the promotion, the servers gather as a group to personally select toys for the children. “We first go to the Mall and then we end up at Walmart. For years, they have supported our efforts and we are very thankful,” continued Perkins.
FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament Comes to Manchester
Nearly three hundred area children, ages 9 to 14, are among the record 171,000 children around the world who have risen to the 2011 FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) “Food Factor®” Challenge. To successfully complete the Challenge, teams of young people must conduct research and build and program a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot to explore the ways in which food can become contaminated – from exposure to insects and creatures, to unsterile processing and transportation, to unsanitary preparation and unsafe storage – and then propose real-world solutions for preventing or combating these contaminates. Through hands- on experience and working in teams, children have a chance to explore a real-world issue to gain an appreciation for and interest in
science and technology. The students come from Litchfield, Pelham, Salem and Windham
schools. The are organized into 50 teams which will go head-to- head, putting eight weeks of research, design and programming to the test in a regional FLL Championship Tournament to win honors and recognition. The event will be held Saturday, December 3 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Opening Ceremony at 8:15 a.m., Championship Tournament from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Awards Ceremony at 4:30 p.m.), at Manchester Central High School, 207 Lowell Street, Manchester. Admission to the FIRST LEGO League event is open to the public and is free-of-charge. The FLL season will culminate with the FLL World Festival at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO, April 25-28, 2012.
Share the Warmth: Litchfield Lions Club Hosts Winter Clothing Drive
submitted by Tara Hershberger, Litchfield Lions Club There is a real need in New Hampshire for warm clothing. In Manchester, 9.8 percent of residents live below the poverty line. On any given day, 2,248 of New Hampshire residents are homeless. Poverty and homelessness impact everyone. Students in the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Community Leadership program at UNH-Manchester have responded to this need for warm clothing through their “Warmth From the Millyard” initiative, now in its fifth year.
Items needed include: new hats, scarves, mittens, gloves and socks for children and adults. Collection boxes are available at
Requests Disaster Declaration
Gov. Lynch has asked President Barack Obama for a presidential declaration that, if granted, will make New Hampshire eligible for federal disaster aid to help cover costs resulting from the October snow storm. “This severe storm resulted in historic
snowfall levels for the months of October and November throughout many areas of the State,” Gov. Lynch wrote in his request. “Because this storm occurred at the end of October, most trees were still covered with leaves. The record snowfall amounts, combined with high winds with gusts to 35 mph, caused very significant tree damage and produced the second-largest number of utility customer power outages in New Hampshire history.” The Governor’s request is for damage to public infrastructure in Hillsborough and Rockingham counties. Local communities, the State and FEMA assessment teams estimate damage to public infrastructure in those two counties to be nearly $3 million. At the height of the storm, more than 40 state roads and over 250 local roads were closed or severely restricted due to downed power lines and debris. Some 122 elementary and secondary schools were closed statewide, many for several days. A total of 12 shelters and six warming stations were opened during the storm. The storm also knocked out power to approximately 300,000 utility customers, leaving many without power for up to a week. The storm’s damage was compounded by the fact it occurred less than 60 days after Tropical Storm Irene caused significant damage across New Hampshire. If Gov. Lynch’s request is granted, the
federal aid will help cover costs local communities incurred while responding to the storm, and removal of significant amounts of debris in the storm’s aftermath.
FEMA previously granted a limited declaration for New Hampshire, which would only covered the cost of water, food and other materials such as generators supplied directly by federal agencies. It did not include aid to help cover the cost of response to the storm, including snow and debris removal.
17 Executive Dr., Suite One Hudson, NH 03051
Area News Group 43 Lowell Rd.
or email email@example.com
Welcome Write to
603-635-2211 Pet Adoption Day Join Us December 17th at our
Dear Santa: We have been good boys and girls and our only wish is to be home for the Holidays! Won’t you please come and meet us at our December 17th
Pet Adoption Day from 11:00 - 2:00 at the First Congregational Church in
Pelhm. Bring your family both 2 and 4 legged for Pictures with Santa by
“Creations by Sea-Jay.” Portion of the picture proceeds to benefit our dogs in need. Raffles, Holiday Cards, Dog Stockings and more!
. to see a complete listing of our available pups.
Ad sponsored by Beaver Valley Farms, Pelham, NH Flapjack Vanity
b b b b b b b
General Family Dentistry Crowns, Bridges, Veneers Cleaning & Periodontal Treatment Laser Dentistry, Implant Restoration Full & Partial Removable Dentures Cosmetic Whitening Nitrous Oxide Sedation
5 George Street, Hudson, NH
Haley’s Pizzeria, In-Towne Cleaners, McQuesten Farm, Noel’s Tree Farm, Romano’s Pizza, Litchfield Community Church and other churches in Litchfield and Litchfield Town Hall. Collection will continue until January 8. The Lions Clubs of New Hampshire collected more than 7,500 items last year, and aims to collect even more this year. More information about the Warmth in the Millyard Project can be found at www.facebook.com/wfmyunh
. For more information contact Karen Munsell, Litchfield Lions Club, 674-9752, firstname.lastname@example.org
Collins Dentistry for Children
At Collins Dentistry for Children we
believe in prevention and early treatment.
603-635-1166 100 Bridge Street,Pelham, NH
Preventive & Restorative Care • Orthodontics • Emergency Appointments Available
• Hospital Dentistry Available • In House Nitrous Sedation • Computerized Digital X-Rays & Intra-Oral Cameras • Saturday Appointments (resuming in Fall) • Healthy Kids
Come visit new our office at 76 Allds St, Nashua, NH dr.ni
$8 OFF Repair Service Brake or
Reg.$29.99. Plus 17 point safety check and up to five quarts oil.
Oil Change $21.99 with coupon
Not valid with any other offer. Valid thru 11/30/11 HFS8
$10 OFF Service over $100 $20 Off Service over $200 $30 OFF Service over $300
Not valid with any other offer. Valid thru 11/30/11 HS15P
NH State Inspection
$19.99 with coupon Reg. $39.99
Not valid with any other offer. Valid thru 11/30/11 HSI 10
134 Lowell Road, Hudson, NH 603-595-7703
Mon-Fri 7:30-6, Sat 7:30-5, Sun 8-5 www.brakeandgo.com
Exceptional Dental Care For The Entire Family HUDSON DENTAL ASSOCIATES, PA
Come Meet Our Team of Caring, Dedicated Professionals Guaranteed To Make You Smile!
Hudson~Litchfield Speak to one of our own local Employees... 24 Hours a day, Everyday News
William Gagnon, DMD Slava Abdelrehim, DDS Christine Lonegan, DMD
Our mission is to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art dental care to our patients in a comfortable atmosphere for a reasonable fee. We stress preventive dental care to help maintain your teeth for a lifetime.
brings you home. to be part of it call 880-1516
brings you home. to be part of it call 880-1516
603-889-8499 CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
IF PAID WITHIN 10 DAYS PRICES SUBJECT TO
• Pre-Buy & Budget Plans
Serving Hudson for over 30 Years!
Local People Who Care!
“KEEPING NEW HAMPSHIRE WARM SINCE 1969” 1-800-498-4328 www.Fullers.com
12 Tracy Lane, Hudson
PROPANE & OIL CO., INC. “Keeping New Hampshire Warm”
Fuel Oil 3.599
• Senior Discount • Automatic Delivery • Will Call Customers Welcome
• 24 Hour Emergency Service
Tues. & Thurs. 12pm-1:20pm (Stick & Puck, too!) (check schedule on website for changes)
P U B L I C S K A T E Sat. & Sun. 3pm-4:20pm~Adult & Kid Rentals
TEEN NIGHTS 8:30-10pm
20 Constitution Drive, Hudson (near Rt 111) 880•4424 www.cyclonesarena.com
“LEARN to PLAY Hockey” Join Any Time
Mondays at 5pm, Saturdays at 8am www.northerncyclones.com
(start anytime and your fee will be pro-rated)
20 Constitution Drive, Hudson (near Rt 111) For more information, visit our website @
Photos courtesy of “Creations by Sea-Jay”
Staff photos by Doug Robinson
| Page 2
| Page 3
| Page 4
| Page 5
| Page 6
| Page 7
| Page 8
| Page 9
| Page 10
| Page 11
| Page 12
| Page 13
| Page 14
| Page 15
| Page 16