Congratulations to Center Barnstead resident, Kathryn Mary McGinnis
who has been named to Husson University’s Dean’s List for the Spring
McGinnis is a senior who is currently enrolled in Husson’s Bachelor
of Science in Healthcare Studies/Master of Science in Occupational
Students who make the Dean’s List must carry at least 12 graded
credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of
3.60 to 3.79 during the period.
Cream Social & Pick-a-Prize Raffle Wed., July 11, 4:00 to 8:00 PM at
Bow Lake Grange Hall, 569 Province Road, Strafford, 4:00-8:00 PM,
sponsored by the Strafford Women’s Club. Create your sundae from
several ice cream flavors and delicious toppings - $3 for a small
sundae; $4 for a large. Add a homemade brownie for fifty cents.
Bring your friends & summer guests. Plenty of indoor seating for
enjoying your sundae and socializing. Tickets sold at the door for
sundaes and the Pick-a-Prize Raffle to be drawn at the end of the
second social, August 8. Strafford Women’s Club fundraisers benefit
college scholarships and community projects. Call 664-2615.
Congratulations to Mariah McGinnis- Marston of Center Barnstead who
has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the
Spring 2018 semester.
eligibility requirements for the Dean’s List, a student must be
enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
for the semester.
Democrat Candidates For Congress And Governor
Speak In Gilmanton
speakers will headline July’s meeting of the Tri-Town Democrats—
Congressional District 1 Candidate Chris Pappas and Gubernatorial
Candidate Molly Kelly. All local Democrats and left-leaning
Independents are invited to attend this continuing series of
meetings focusing on November’s mid-term elections.
Pappas is a proud product of Manchester public schools, small
business owner, and community leader. After graduating Harvard
College in 2002, Chris returned to New Hampshire to help run his
family’s business, the Puritan Backroom Restaurant. He began his
public service to the community by being elected as a State
Representative in 2002, serving two terms, and was subsequently
elected to two terms as the Treasurer of Hillsborough County. Since
2013, Pappas has represented District 4 on the New Hampshire
Kelly is a former five term NH State Senator out of Keene. While in
the Senate, she served as the Chair of the Governor’s Advanced
Manufacturing Education Advisory Council, on the NH Rail Authority,
and on the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment. As a former single
mother working her way through college, NH’s education system and
focus on workforce development are two issues Kelly cares deeply
about. Molly believes that growing up the second of 11 children,
taught her an important lesson: if one is to succeed, then all must
guest speakers will be followed by actions items and community
organizing. These monthly meetings give you the opportunity to learn
about local and state political issues and how you can participate
in making a difference. You will share the evening with
like-minded individuals and have the chance to express your opinions
meeting of the Tri-Town Democrats will be held on Monday, July 2nd
at 6:30 pm at the Wagner Barn at 63 French Road in Gilmanton.
Come for socializing and potluck any time between 6:15 pm and 6:30
meeting is open to all residents of Alton, Barnstead, and Gilmanton
who consider themselves moderate, liberal, or progressive Democrats
or like-minded Independents. Potluck items to share are encouraged
but not required. For more information, email
visit the “Barnstead, Gilmanton, and Alton Democrats” Facebook page.
communication does not infer an endorsement or favorability of any
kind to any Democratic candidates actively engaged in competitive
Foss Memorial Library News
Barnstead Bakers Cookbook Club
like to cook? Want to experiment with some new recipes? Join our
Cookbook Club at the library! Each month members will check out a
cookbook from our collection and try out one of the recipes. Members
will meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 5pm at the library.
Each member will bring along samples of the recipe they tried for a
potluck, a copy of the recipe for other group members, and their
reviews/suggestions and cooking tips! We will display the reviews
with the cookbooks so other community members can benefit from your
Natural Beauty Products
fresh, new look for summer? Join Danielle and Melissa at the library
on June 28th at 6pm to create all-natural beauty products! Some of
the things we will be making include, eye shadow and eyeliner, lip
balm, facial cleanser, and lotion bars. All items will be created
from natural, organic materials. There will be a small fee of $10 to
cover the cost of supplies. Pre-registration is required. You can
register online at oscarfoss.org, or by calling
Reading at the Library!
Registration for our 2018 Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”
will begin July 6th and will continue throughout the program. The
program will run from July 8th through August 18th, with weekly
activities planned for July and August. Our summer reading program
is for all ages and materials will be available for participants at
the library. There will be many raffles throughout the program, as
well as prizes and awards for individuals who complete the program.
Participants can register online or at the library beginning July
6th and start logging books July 8th. Check the events calendar on
our website for activities or pick up a printed copy at the library.
Please call the library at 269-3900 with any questions about the
call the library (269-3900) or visit our website (oscarfoss.org)
for more information about our programs or events. There is always
something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library! Library
hours are; Tuesday and Wednesday: 10am-6pm, Thursday and Friday:
12pm-8pm, Saturday: 10am-1pm, Sunday and Monday: closed.