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Friends of New London Hospital May/June 2013
Hospital Days 2013
Celebrating 89 Years and the Return of the Midway!
Spring has finally begun and summer will be here before
we know it, which means the 89th Annual New London
Hospital Days is just around the corner. This year Hospital
Days returns August 1 – 3 with time-honored favorites
as well as new events for the community to enjoy.
The weekend celebrations will begin on Thursday
evening with bracelet night at the Midway and
a “Meet the Chamber” event hosted by the Lake
Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce (LSRCC).
On Friday evening, the LSRCC will host a band night
featuring the Scott King Band and for all those car
lovers, there will be an antique vehicle cruise-in hosted
by the Car Nutz Car Club of Newport.
Saturday events start off with a Pancake Breakfast
hosted by the Rotary Club of New London and continue
with Hospital Days traditions including the Community
Crafters Show & Sale, a community bake sale, the
knitting table, a jewelry sale, a New London Garden
Club plant and flower arrangement sale, and family
fun activities. New to the Saturday event line up,
The Upper Valley Humane Society will hold an on site,
mobile pet adoption where you might just meet your
next furry friend. The Hospital Days Parade will kick off
at 2:00 PM and proceed down Main Street with floats,
antique cars, fire trucks and bands. Triathlon athletes will
be able to take advantage of early check-in and enjoy
a delicious Spaghetti Supper hosted by the Lions Club.
The 30th Annual Triathlon and kid’s fun run is on Sunday,
August 4. Early registration is strongly encouraged
as hundreds of athletes compete in this family-friendly
event. Registration and post-race events are held at
the New London Historical Society. Free t-shirts are
provided for all pre-registrants.
For more information on Hospital Days and to see the
event schedule visit:
Parade
If you are interested in participating
in the parade or entering a float contact:
Volunteering
NLH and LSRCC are looking for community volunteers
interested in assisting with the many events that will
be held over the course of the weekend. If you would
like to volunteer, please contact
Christina O’Halloran
from NLH at 603-526-5526
or
Jen Tockman from
the LSRCC at 603-526-6575.
Hospital Days
August 1 – 3, 2013
Triathlon
August 4, 2013
Interested in Getting Involved?
Community Crafters Show & Sale
If you would like to reserve a crafters
table contact Lynn St. Louis at
Supporting Hospital Days
Community and corporate
sponsorships are available.
For additional information
contact the Community Relations
and Development office
at
603-526-5373
.
Hospital Days is about bringing the community together through a long-standing
tradition for a festive weekend full of activities and fun while supporting the hospital,”
stated NLH Board Chair, Anne B. Holmes. “We are delighted to work closely with the
Chamber to reinvigorate Hospital Days and bring back the Midway.”
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