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  • Local First Member: Bela Fleck Benefit Show At LOH For COVER
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 5, 2016 - 10:30 pm
    Location: Lebanon Opera House, 51 N Park St, Lebanon, NH 03766, United States
    Description: Lebanon Opera House is a member of Local First Alliance

    Bela Fleck
    and the Flecktones
    A benefit show for COVER Home Repair
    Sunday, June 5, 2016 • 7:30 pm

    For tickets, go to LebanonOperaHouse.org
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  • Local First Member: Lebanon Opera House Presents Steven Wright
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 11, 2016 - 9:30 pm
    Location: Lebanon Opera House, 51 N Park St, Lebanon, NH 03766, United States
    Description: Lebanon Opera House is a member of Local First Alliance

    At Lebanon Opera House:

    Steven Wright - • $49.50 // $45.00 // $35.00
    • Kirschner concerts presents: Steven Wright, a prototype comedian, actor, and writer. He has appeared in films such as Desperately Seeking Susan, Canadian Bacon, and Coffee and Cigarettes, and also lent his voice to a collection of films including Reservoir Dogs as the voice of DJ K-Billy. Wright has been a regular guest with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel among others, and continues to tour internationally.

    For tickets, visit LebanonOperaHouse.org
  • Local First Member: Lebanon Opera House Presents Steven Wright
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 11, 2016 - 10:30 pm
    Location: Lebanon Opera House, 51 N Park St, Lebanon, NH 03766, United States
    Description: Lebanon Opera House is a member of Local First Alliance

    • Kirschner concerts presents: Steven Wright, a prototype comedian, actor, and writer. He has appeared in films such as Desperately Seeking Susan, Canadian Bacon, and Coffee and Cigarettes, and also lent his voice to a collection of films including Reservoir Dogs as the voice of DJ K-Billy. Wright has been a regular guest with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel among others, and continues to tour internationally.

    For tickets and more info, please visit LebanonOperaHouse.org
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15 Things
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1. Move your banking to a community bank or credit union, and invest your money in tangible assets like land, or with organizations like the Cooperative Fund of New England that invest in community control.

2. Rent out a room in your home, or swap space for gardening, child or elder care, or carpentry

Advisory Council

Nichole Romano, Great Eastern Radio

Terry Martin, Mascoma Savings Bank

Terry Appleby, Co-op Food Stores

Dean Cashman, Chair, Lake Sunapee Bank

Emily Gardner, Manager, Vital Communities

Allan Reetz, Co-op Food Stores

Mundy Wilson Piper, Chippers Inc.

Jake Blum, Systems Plus Computers, Inc.

Sponsor

Champions
Co-op Food Stores
Mascoma Savings Bank

Green Circle
Chippers, Inc.
Great Eastern Radio
King Arthur Flour
Lake Sunapee Bank
LaValley Building Supply
Vital Communities

Sustaining
A.B. Gile Inc.
Erika Gavin Designs
Jake’s Market & Deli / Jake’s Coffee Co.
John Ring CPA
Ledyard National Bank
Nomad Communications
Systems Plus Computers
Village Green Publishing

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Emily Gardner

Events, Corporate Relations and Local First Alliance Manager

Local First

 802.291.9100 x 115

Local First

— Emily Gardner, Events, Corporate Relations and Local First Alliance Manager

Emily grew up in Sharon, VT and graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. She is happy to have recently returned to the Upper Valley after working for almost a decade in the entertainment and event industries of Los Angeles, CA.