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Londonderry

June 6, 2013

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS

Ayotte staff hosts office hour

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., announced a member of her staff will be holding office hours on June 10 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Londonderry to assist New Hampshire citizens with official business.

Residents who are interested in meeting with a member of the senator’s staff should stop by the town offices, 268B Mammoth Road or call Simon Thomson at 622-7979 to schedule an appointment.

Flag Day ceremony planned

American Legion Post 27, 6 Sargent Road, honors Flag Day on June 14 with a ceremony at 7 p.m. at the post home.

Bring any unwanted, old, tattered flags to the post after 1 p.m., seven days a week to be properly destroyed.

The public is welcome to attend.

Learn how to prevent falls

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics show that falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injury in the home. Learn ways to prevent falling.

National Fire Protection Association statistics show that people age 65 and older are twice as likely to die in a home fire as the population at large. Learn ways to reduce your risk of dying or being injured in a fire.

A representative from the Londonderry Fire Department and A Londonderry Emergency Response Team (ALERT) will present information to help reduce the potential and that of loved ones for serious injury from fire and falls.

This program is sponsored by the Londonderry Elder Affairs Committee on Wednesday, June 19, at 6 p.m. at Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road.

Concert supports music programs

On May 24, a special concert was performed at Whippersnappers not only to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 72nd birthday, but to raise money for a great cause — music in schools programs.

Proceeds went to support the Brad Delp Foundation and the Lisa Guyer Music Empowerment Program, both working to support the arts and to bring money to school programs along with grants and scholarships.

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