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October 25, 2012

SPORTS BRIEFS

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To donate game, and for packaging instructions, call the Food Bank at 669-9725, Ext. 240. If you’re donating a whole deer, you can bring it to Lemay & Sons Beef in Goffstown, (622-0022), and they will process it for the food bank at no charge.

The N.H. Food Bank is not equipped to accept donations of wild game birds, such as wild turkey or grouse.

“We are counting on continued strong support from hunters this year,” said Bruce Wilson, director of operations for the N.H. Food Bank. “Donations of protein foods are always hard to come by. That’s a big need that the Hunt for the Hungry program helps fill. Venison is especially popular, a real treat for clients.”

“The Hunt for the Hungry program is a great way for hunters to share their harvest and help needy families get through the winter,” said Glenn Normandeau, executive director of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. “Wild game is a local renewable resource that is high in protein, low in fat and all natural – not to mention delicious.”

For more information on donating to the New Hampshire Food Bank, visit nhfoodbank.org.

For information on hunting in New Hampshire or to purchase a hunting license, visit huntnh.com.

Want to join the

state’s Marine Patrol?

GILFORD – The N.H. Marine Patrol is recruiting for full-time officers for the 2013 boating season.

The Marine Patrol is the primary law enforcement state agency responsible for safe boating on New Hampshire waterways.

Testing for recruits is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Oct. 27, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 at N.H. Police Standards and Training in Concord.

No experience is required, although experience in operating boats or previous law enforcement experience is desirable.

Applicants must be high school graduates or possess a GED and be at least 18 years old at the time of a conditional offer of employment.

For full information on becoming a Marine Patrol officer, visit nh.gov/safety/divisions/nhsp/ssb/recruitment/seasonal-trainee.html.

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