Art of Hosting Workshop with Kline Seminars

Team Building that Works

Through Engagement & Collaborative Leadership
with Kline Seminars.

Build a great team that really works together. Most team building exercises create artificial scenarios where working as a team is the obvious path. Upon returning to their regular environment, the team lapses back into their comfortable patterns. Circle Process & The Art of Hosting teaches you how to build trust and respect while producing results by engaging all stakeholders in leading the charge to resolve complex problems. The process is actually a system you take home with you to create a positive shift in your culture and a new way of working collaboratively.

Who should attend? Any forward thinking facilitator of meetings with employees, customers, boards, public engagement, neighborhoods, or community groups who are seeking more effective ways to inspire, engage and activate innovation and business value within their teams and stakeholders. Come prepared to step up and practice. This is about leaders and future leaders who deal with complexities in groups. Our philosophy calls for engagement and shared leadership. Participation is not limited to officially titled leaders only,leaders without titles are encouraged to join. Participants should be passionate about facilitating positive change and making a difference in their community, organization or workplace.


Aerial view of White Mountain Hotel

Come and Join Us

Please join us October 28-30Th for a 3 day intensive seminar in the beautiful White Mountains of NH. It will be held at the White Mountain Hotel & Resort in North Conway NH.  It’s also a great time of year to extend your business trip to include a few days for pleasure!  North Conway offers a bevy of activities from hiking, biking, tax free shopping, golfing or just plain relaxing!

Leaders, managers, and employees all can benefit from this very reasonably priced seminar at only $799. The price includes the seminar, 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners and 5 snack breaks!


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League of NH Craftsmen Ornament!


The 2014 Limited Edition Annual Ornament
— the perfect holiday, and any day, gift.

Get yours today at the
League of NH Craftsmen!

]><The League of NH Craftsmen’s annual ornament for 2014 is Whispers of Spring, a hand-formed cast pewter birch branch made by Kristine Lane and Paulette Werger, both juried in metal by the League. Lane and Werger created the ornament to pay homage to the official state tree of New Hampshire. The white birch is one of the first trees to come into leaf, celebrating the emergence of spring. It has a celery-colored ribbon for hanging on a tree or wreath.  


Whispers of Spring ornaments are sold exclusively by the League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Galleries. Each ornament is numbered as one of a limited edition and is signed by the artists. The ornament comes beautifully gift-boxed and sells for $23.       


League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Gallery in North Conway, 2526 White Mountain Hwy., Rte. 16/302, 603-356-2441

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Mt. Bike Weekend in Gorham, NH!

Join Mt. Moriah Cottage, Top Notch Inn, Great Glen Trails and Stan and Dan Sports for a Mt. Bike Weekend in Gorham, NH, on Oct. 18 and 19th!

Bike weekend card w NEMBA-1 Bike weekend card w NEMBA-2

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Join the Cast of Dracula!

Join the cast and crew of “Dracula,” as well as the board of directors of M&D Productions, on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m., for “An Evening With Vampires.” An interactive event to learn about M&D’s upcoming production of Dracula, and to understand more about the iconic vampire in general.

Local film and theatre critic, Alec Kerr, will provide a presentation entitled “The Many Fangs of Dracula” including clips of “Dracula” movies throughout the years and discussion of material. Laura Cummings, of White Birch Books, will also be in attendance with a display of the many facets of Dracula/vampire themed literature.

There is no cost. Thrillingly themed food will be provided.

The upcoming production of “Dracula,” stars Dan Tetreault as the Count, Mary LaRusso as Lucy Seward, Ken Martin as Dr. Van Helsing, and Eric Jordan as Renfield.

Lucy, whose father, Dr. Seward, the doctor in charge of an English sanitorium, has been attacked by some mysterious illness. Dr. Van Helsing, a specialist, believes that the girl is the victim of a vampire, who is at last found to be a certain Count Dracula.

The play also showcases Gregory Charette as Dr. Seward, Josh Lambert as John Harker, Janette Kondrat as the maid, and Ryan Orlando as Butterworth.

“Dracula,” adapted and revised by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston from Bram Stoker’s novel, as directed by Richard Russo, runs Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 2 through Oct. 18. All performances will take place at Your Theatre, home of M&D Productions, located at 1857 White Mountain Highway in North Conway.

For more information about “An Evening With Vampires” or “Dracula,” contact the theater at 733-5275 or visit

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Mount Washington Valley to help the American Cancer Society Finish the Fight Against Breast Cancer through Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® event

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk of North Conway will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Whitaker Woods Home Site in North Conway Village. This inspiring 4.5 mile walk raises awareness and funds to support the Society’s mission to help finish the fight against breast cancer.

We are welcoming folks to register on line, fundraise and then join us day of in celebration. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer participants and survivors are excited about this event and opportunity to walk. “I am thrilled that the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is taking place right here in my community. It has been a blast getting involved and raising money and awareness for this cause near and dear to me. I even got my company involved. I hope that this event will bring us one step closer to a cure and help to ensure that others will not have to go through the battle that I have been through.” ~Anonymous

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities to raise awareness and funds to end breast cancer. Dollars raised from the noncompetitive events help the Society invest in groundbreaking breast cancer research AND provide free information and services for women who need them.

Bring all your friends and family out to be part of North Conway’s Making Strides Against Breast walk. Registration begins at 9:00 AM and opening ceremonies begin at 10:00 AM with the walk beginning immediately after. Sponsors of this year’s Making Strides event in North Conway include: our flagship sponsor The Penguin Gallery, in addition to Flatbread Company, Memorial Hospital, The Echo Group, Gamwell, Caputo, Siek & Co, Glen Beverage, Valley Originals, Green Mtn. Rifle & Barrel, MET Coffee House & Fine Art Gallery, WMUR, NH Union Leader, WPKQ, WMWV, MAGIC 103. This event is open to the public and volunteers are also needed to ensure this year’s Making Strides event is a success. To register, become a volunteer or for more information, visit conwayNH. For more information about breast cancer, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

About the American Cancer Society:

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society’s efforts have contributed to a 20 percent decline in cancer death rates in the U.S. since 1991, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. Thanks to our progress, nearly 14 million Americans who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will celebrate more birthdays this year. We’re determined to make this cancer’s last century and finish the fight. We’re finding cures as the nation’s largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings, clean air, and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

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Live Entertainment at the MWVCC Annual Meeting!

Celebrating its 102nd year in the Mt. Washington Valley, the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 28th at the Attitash Grand Summit. The evening begins at 4:00pm with a review on how the Chamber has advanced the local business environment and impacted the community during the previous year and a look at its program of work ahead. A silent auction and cocktail hour will follow, leading into a sit-down dinner. To register for the dinner, visit or contact Mary Seavey, or 356-5701 ext. 305. This is an election year and seats will reserve quickly, so make sure you’re registered!
The Annual Meeting is also a forum to recognize the White Mountains Treasures, an award that recognizes individuals in the Mt. Washington Valley who have given a lifetime of “time and talent” to the Valley. Presented by the White Mountains Treasures Award sponsor, Memorial Hospital, nominations are being accepted until October 3rd and nomination forms can be found on the website and emailed to Mary Seavey.
“We look forward to the Annual Meeting every year to present our valued community members with an award that represents our thanks for all they have done for our community,” Mary Seavey, Annual Meeting event director.
This year’s event will be especially festive with the addition of live entertainment to follow the dinner and award ceremony. Presented by the evening’s Entertainment Sponsors; Purity Spring Resort and Eastern Propane and Oil, Comedian Juston McKinney will be joining the Chamber for a NH themed comedy act to entertain guests. His work can be found on Youtube and promises a fun evening for all.
The Chamber looks forward to toasting to the year behind us and celebrating the year ahead with the community at the Annual Meeting. Thank you to the MWVCC Annual Meeting’s Supporting Sponsors; TD Bank, Boston Globe Media and Fairpoint Communications, Entertainment Sponsors; Eastern Propane and Oil and Purity Spring Resort and White Mountains Treasures Sponsor; Memorial Hospital for being an integral part of this year’s event. Be sure your tickets are reserved today for an evening of facts, food and fun!

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Enjoy a Farm-toTable Dinner at Fields on the Saco!


The countdown is on!  

Our 7th Annual Fields on the Saco Dinner is just 30 days away.

We here at Slow Food Saco Valley are busy preparing for our upcoming farm-to-table dinner.  Tickets are still on sale for our October 19th Farm-to-Table dinner through our website link below.  As a supporter of Slow Food and our events, we hope to see you take advantage of all that this wonderful evening has in store.  All proceeds of this dinner go towards funding the many Slow Food projects we would like to see happen in the Saco Valley region over the next year.

The Chefs:
We are thrilled to announce some of the local chefs joining us this year!  These chefs volunteer their time and energy to come together and create a masterpiece in the kitchen. It takes teamwork and a vision. Our chefs thus far:

Jon and Natalie Spak of The Oxford House 
Liz Jackson of Libby’s Bistro
Lisa Somerville of Vintage Baking Co.

Michael Beers of Eagle Mountain House
Theresa Stearns of White Mountain Cider Co.
Cheryl Emerson of Mountain Made

This year we are adding a locally crafted beer and cider to pair with the main course.  This will be announced when the menu is ready.


The Location:

Originally built in 1750, Hardy Farm in Fryeburg Maine has been completely renovated to capture the spirit of the rustic homestead with elegant modern details that bring the space to life. The c. 1835 barn is the perfect place to capture the Farm-to-Table theme for this years’ Fields on the Saco Dinner!

Live music will fill the air for the evening, stayed tuned to find out who…

The Food:

Local, sustainable, healthy are a just a few words to describe the food we source for this farm-to-table dinner. Supporting local farmers and creating an epicurean feast, paired with beer or wine and non-alcoholic beverages, that will leave you satisfied and amazed is the mission of Slow Food Saco Valley’s signature event.

We are in the process of developing a menu for you, this will take time due to the nature of sourcing local ingredients – but our chefs are thrilled to work with an autumn harvest this year and will surely cook up something amazing with what our local farmers provide!

Call Jenn at 387-5538 to reserve your tickets!
We look forward to seeing you at the
7th Annual Fields on the Saco Dinner!
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