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December 3, 2013

Learn 'How to Get Your News Into the Newspaper'

The Greater Salem (N.H.) Chamber of Commerce, together with The Eagle-Tribune, is hosting a free workshop to learn “How to Get Your News Into the Newspaper.” Led by Karen Andreas, regional publisher of The Eagle-Tribune and North of Boston Media Group, the session will offer insight and tips for writing effective press releases, pitching stories to reporters and editors, and general tips for working with the newspaper staff. The session will also include special advertising ideas and incentives for chamber members.

The workshop will be held Friday, Dec. 6, at the Brookstone Event Center, 14 Route 111, in Derry, N.H. Coffee will be served beginning at 7:30 a.m., with the program running from 8 to 9 a.m.

Please register in advance by contacting the Greater Salem Chamber at (603) 893-3177, or email donna@gschamber.com.

Golden Hill School holds annual holiday Pancake Breakfast

Golden Hill Elementary School will hold its popular holiday Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the school, 140 Boardman St. Past breakfasts have been very well attended, according to Principal Bonnie Antkowiak. Cost is $3 per person or $12 for a family of up to five. This event is open to members of the community, even those who do not live near Golden Hill or have children in the district. The event will also feature a Reindeer Games area, performances by the Drama Club and Chorus, and a PTO Holiday Store. Pictures with Santa are $3. Tickets will be sold for grab bags, used children’s books, games, crafts, raffles and a 50/50 raffle. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Pancake Breakfast with Santa is planned for Saturday

Sarah’s Place Adult Day Health will host the Greater Haverhill Breakfast Exchange Club’s Pancake Breakfast with Santa and a Holiday Fair on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at 180 Water St. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family for pancakes and juice. Coffee and cocoa will be available for purchase. Proceeds will help elders defray the high costs of heating homes this winter. The Holiday Fair is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature craft tables, white elephant tables, raffle tables and baked goods. Proceeds from the Holiday Fair will benefit arts and crafts, entertainment and activities offered by the program. More information is available from Amy Anwyl at 978-374-2175. These events are cash only as Sarah’s Place is a nonprofit organization.

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