Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction Ornaments Now Available
LACONIA -’Tis the season to support the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction, and local businesses are now selling decorative ornaments for in-store display or to take home. The ornaments cost $1, $5 or $10 and help raise money for the auction, which will be held this year from Tuesday, Dec. 5 through Friday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Belknap Marketplace in Belmont.
The ornaments are four-inch-round cardstock ornaments that customers can write their names on for display at a business or to take home. All proceeds benefit the auction.
Ornaments are available at many community partner locations:
Alton: Foster’s Tavern, 403 Main St.
Bristol: Cielito’s Mexican Restaurant, 50 South Main St.
Danbury: Danbury Country Store, 705 US-4.
Gilford: Bank of NH,One Country Club Road; Bank of NH, 1441 Lakeshore Road Route 11; Gilford Country Store & Nahamsha Gifts, 1934 Lake Shore Road; Gilford Hills Tennis & Fitness Club, 314 Old Lakeshore; Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Road; H. Salon, 28 Weirs Road; Patrick’s Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Road; The Wine’ing Butcher, 28 Weirs Road; Winnipesaukee Bay Gulls 2, 18 Weirs Road; Fireside Inn & Suites, 17 Harris Shore Road.
Laconia: Bank of NH, 62 Pleasant St.; Body Covers, 94 Primrose Drive North; Café Déja Vu, 311 Court St.; Case n’ Keg Laconia, 855 Union Ave #2554; Crazy Gringo, 306 Lakeside Ave.; Defiant Records & Craft Beer, 609 Main St. Units 1 & 2; High Octane, 1072 Watson Road; Laconia Village Bakery, 660 Main St.; LACS Snack Shack, Memorial Park; Tower Hill, 264 Lakeside Ave.; Water Street Cafe, 141 Water St.
Meredith: Bank of NH, 312 Daniel Webster Highway; Great Northern Trading Company, 312 Daniel Webster Highway at Mill Falls; Fitness Edge, 169 Daniel Webster Highway; Forestview Manor, 153 Parade Road; Giuseppe’s Pizzeria & Ristorante, 312 Daniel Webster Highway at Mill Falls; Harley-Davidson Laconia, 239 Daniel Webster Highway; Hermit Woods Winery & Eatery, 72 Main St.; Middleton Building Supply, 157 Main St.; The Wine’ing Butcher, 81 NH Route 25; White Birch Gifts, 63 Main St.
Plymouth: Bank of NH, 6 Riverside Drive.
Gilford Country Store and Nahamsha Gifts will have a raffle at both locations; for every $1 donated by purchasing an ornament, the customer will receive a raffle ticket to win a $100 gift basket (at each store).
Winnipesaukee Bay Gulls in Gilford & Moultonborough offer three one-day-old bagels with the purchase of a $5 ornament and six one-day-old bagels with the purchase of a $10 ornament.
Businesses interested in offering ornaments at their location should call 603-527-0999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction:
Numerous fundraising events in the Lakes Region throughout the year support the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction, including our four-day signature event every December. In the past four decades we have distributed more than $8 million to over 80 nonprofits that serve low-income families and children in the Lakes Region, all through volunteer efforts, community donations and corporate sponsorship. The Auction falls under the umbrella of the Greater Lakes Region Charitable Fund for Children, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps local community organizations that serve children and families in need. For more information about the Auction, the nonprofits it supports and how you can help, visit ChildrensAuction.org.