Lifestyle Briefs: Hunter Education Center offers free youth programs

June 17. 2017 11:47PM


Hunter Education Center offers free youth programs

HOLDERNESS - Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, 387 Perch Pond, has limited space available in some of its free youth day programs offered this summer.

Owl Brook is operated by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

The sessions remaining, which are all for ages 13-15, go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

. Archery Skills, Thursday, July 13.

. Exploring the Outdoors, Thursday, Aug. 10.

. Outdoor Skills, Thursday, Aug. 3.

To sign up, go to www.huntnh.com/hunting/owl-brook.html or goo.gl/xQsSXz. Under "View Classes at Owl Brook," select "Youth Hunting Skills" and select the program you are interested in attending. A three-minute video about the youth programs also is available at the site.

Owl Brook's mission is to give people the knowledge, skills and behavior needed to become safe and responsible hunters, trappers and stewards of the state's natural resources. Its facilities include shooting ranges, classroom space and interpretive trails.

Nashua Boys & Girls Club awards 30 scholarships

NASHUA - The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua awarded scholarships totaling more than $40,000 to 30 members and alumni at the 17th annual scholarship dinner last month.

The awards were made possible by private donors who invest in the scholarship program annually or who have created endowed scholarship funds within the club's foundation.

Youth of the Month Shernette McIntosh led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Youth of the Year finalist Flossie Kimungu delivered the invocation.

Norman Bouthilette, chief executive officer of the club, and Jonathan Shirley, president of its board of directors, presented the awards.

The recipients and the school they plan to attend:

. Janail Archer, Southern New Hampshire University

. Samantha Archer, Mount Wachusett Community College

. Caitlyn Boucher, Salem State University

. Jhanise Cardona, Nashua Community College

. Olimpia Carias, Lesley University

. Brayan Del Rio Castillo, Plymouth State University

. Vivian Cora, Health Training Center

. Nathaly Davis, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

. Desiree Frechette, Atascocita Community College

. Brenda Flores, Rivier University

. Rocio Gagne, SNHU

. Joseph Githara, School of Visual Arts

. Sylvia Gitonga, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

. Samantha Goy, Manchester Community College

. Mary Kiangonyo, University of New Hampshire, Durham

. Christian Moreno, Middlesex Community College

. Sierra Mullin, UNH

. Shantelle Richards, Roger Williams University

. Karina Rodriguez, Nashua Community College

. Meaghan Turcotte, Clemson University

Youth of the Year Scholarships went to Cardona, the 2017 Youth of the Year, and to finalists Kimungu and Mario Rodriguez.

Youth of the Month Scholarships went to Cardona, Kimungu, Rodriguez, Mcintosh, Lionel Content, Jenell Dorneus, Millina Dorneus, Stephen Larkin, Alison Mckenzie, Sorelle Nyantenji, Julissa Quintana,

For information about supporting the scholarships or to apply for one, contact Sally Stanton, chief development officer, at 883-0523 ext. 211 or sstanton@bgcn.com. For more about the club, go to www.bgcn.com or call 883-0523.


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