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New Hampshire

July 26, 2013

Support Special Olympics at the pumps

Tomorrow, Circle K and Irving Oil locations across New Hampshire will celebrate Fueling Dreams: To Serve and Protect Day, to benefit the 3,100 athletes of Special Olympics New Hampshire.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. law enforcement officials and SONH athletes will team up to pump gas and wash windows for donations at more than 50 Circle K and Irving Oil locations.

The annual Fueling Dreams promotion began on July 3 with participating stores selling window clings to raise money for SONH. The cling sales continue through Sunday at Circle K locations and Aug. 3 at Irving Oil.

The four-week promotion is the largest U.S. fundraiser for Circle K and Irving. Last year, this partnership raised $364,161 for Special Olympics programs across New England. More than $156,900 was raised from the New Hampshire locations.

The support of Circle K and Irving during Fueling Dreams helps Special Olympics New Hampshire provide year-round sport training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Atkinson teens, continue reading

ATKINSON — Raffle tickets for teens are still being distributed at Kimball Library as part of the summer reading program.

The final day to submit tickets for the jar is a week from today.

If at least 1,000 tickets are in the jar by Aug. 2, Youth Services Director Kathy Watson is going to have crazy hair from Aug. 8 to 31. For more information, contact Watson at 362-5234.

Dancers bring Gwendolyn to life

HAMPSTEAD—Ballerinas from The European School of Dancing will take center stage at Hampstead Public Library Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Author David Ira Rottenberg will read his picture book, “Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig,” while the dancers perform the story.

After the show, a mini-movement lesson will be offered to the children in the audience and Rottenberg will sign copies of his book.

The event is free to the public. For more information, contact The European School of Dancing in Hampstead at 362-2421.

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