The 2012 WOW Sweepstakes Ball was great success! We continued our unbroken string of sellouts, and all the attendees had a great time. The food was terrific, the band and dancing were great, and the auctions – both live and silent – featured many overbids!
Thanks to all the WOW trail supporters who helped make this such a great event. And a special thanks to all the volunteers who worked so hard on this year’s event!
Oh, and someone won the $10,000 Grand Prize! Rita O’Brien was the happy winner of this year’s grand prize.
WOW Trail Vice President Allan Beetle presenting the $10,000 check to Rita O’Brien
“Paving The Way” Engraved Brick Purchase
Order an engraved brick (note: engraving is a maximum of three lines. Each line has a maximum of 13 characters including spaces and punctuation).
Each brick is $75 including the engraving. Bricks will be placed near the Lakeport trail entrance. Please contact the WOW Trail via email to find out when you could expect your brick(s) to be placed.
- To order one brick – Fill out the form below and click on “Add to Cart”. You will be taken to a shopping cart page where you will click on “Proceed to Checkout” where you can complete your order and provide secure payment information.
- To order more than one brick – Fill out the form below and click on “Add to Cart”. Click on “Continue Shopping” to return to the order page. Delete the content in the three text boxes, enter the text for your next brick, and click “Add to Cart”. Continue this process until you are ready to checkout. When you are ready to checkout, click on “Proceed to Checkout” from the shopping cart where you can complete your order and provide secure payment information.
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The 2010 WOW Ball was a huge success. Special thanks to all the attendees and all the behind-the-scenes volunteers who made this happen.
Below are a number of photos from the event. Click on any image to enlarge it, then use the “Next” and “Prev” navigation that appears on the edges of the photo to move through the slideshow.
More pictures are available here.
The Town of Belmont has been notified that it will receive $282,720.00 federal dollars for the construction of the first phase of the Lake Winnisquam Scenic Trail.
The Lake Winnisquam Scenic Trail, approximately 5 miles long, will be a multi-use trail from Court Street at the Laconia/Belmont Town line to Jamestown Road at the Belmont/Tilton Town line. The trail runs along the State of New Hampshire owned Railroad lines. This runs along the shore of Lake Winnisquam and through some of the most beautiful areas of Belmont. There are many opportunities to see wildlife such as deer, fox, beavers, birds, and even an Osprey nest at Ephram’s Cove and bald eagles in the winter.
The planning of this trail system is current and ongoing. The Belmont Recreational Alternative Transportation Team (B.R.A.T.T.) needs your help. They need volunteers to assist with this and the implementation of the plan as soon as possible.
For more information, contact them at (603) 528-4345 or (603) 387-7056.
The WOW Trail is located in Laconia, New Hampshire.
Use this link to learn more about Laconia.
The Citizen is one of the primary newspapers servicing the Laconia area.
Use this link for the latest news from the Citizen.
The Winnipesaukee River Trail is a wonderful 5+ mile rail trail in the Tilton, Franklin, Northfield area.
This trail will eventually be connected to the WOW Trail.
For more information on the Winnipesaukee River Trail, please use this link.
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