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January 17, 2014

Young Professionals event set for Jan. 23

ATKINSON — The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Helping Young Professionals Excel event will be Thursday at the Atkinson Resort & Country Club.

The event, known as The Really Big Speaker Event, begins at 5:30 p.m. with appetizers and follows with guest speakers between 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

The keynote speaker is Brian Halligan, CEO and co-founder of HubSpot, a marketing software company that helps businesses transform the way they market their products. He is also a senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the author of two books.

Also speaking is Brian Hooper, vice president of MSI Mechanical Systems and BusinessNH Magazine’s 2013 Business Leader of the Year. Hooper is dedicated to getting young people involved in the trade industry through his work with local schools. He helped ABC NH/VT start a young professionals group and co-founded Building Dreams for Marines.

Al Getler, president and CEO of Ellie on Wheels, will be the host.

To purchase tickets, contact the chamber at 893-3177 or email Christine at admin@gschamber.com.

Comedy night benefits softball league

PELHAM — The second annual Salem Softball League Comedy Night will be Saturday, Jan. 25, at Harris’ Pelham Inn.

The league fundraiser starts at 6 p.m. with appetizers, music and raffles. Three comedians take the stage between 7:30 and 8 a.m., including Dave Russo.

Russo has been featured on “Comics Come Home with Dennis Leary,” “The Entertainer “, “Comedy All-Stars”, “Charlie Moore Outdoors”, and “The Phantom Gourmet.” He is the co-host of “Dirty Water TV” on NESN.

Tickets are $25 and can be used as discount cards at some local and national businesses. They are available online at salemnhsoftball.org or through email at salemsluggers@gmail.com

Enjoy N.H.’s ‘Fabulous Frogs’

KINGSTON — Join the NH Audubon Society Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. at Kingston Community Library to learn about a cross section of native amphibians in their program, “Fabulous Frogs.”

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