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Millys Tavern - Helping A Hero on Thanksgiving!!!!

Save the Date!

Wednesday, November 27th at 7pm

Wounded Army Medic SPC Medic Calvin Todd and his family need a specially adapted house to accommodate his living and mobility needs after sustaining severe injuries in Afghanistan. Calvin sustained a traumatic brain injury, as well as lost his lower left leg to a pressure plate IED while running to aid three other wounded American soldiers. His home will need to be adapted to accommodate a wheelchair, and aid him in living independently with his wife and one year old son.

Please join us on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the Bo's Function Facility inside Milly's Tavern as we take a moment to celebrate this wonderful young man and his service to our country. There will be live entertainment provided by DJ Sean OBrien, silent auctions, 50/50 raffles along with food and drinks, as we take a bit of time to thank Calvin on Thanksgiving Eve. Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased in advance at Milly's Tavern, or by contacting either Robert WeintraubDebra ToddKatie VachonJennifer Hodgman or Tracey Harris-Whitehead. Tickets may also be purchased at Milly's Tavern on the night of the event.

For move information on Calvin's story go to We thank you in advance for your help and look forward to seeing you at Milly's Tavern.


ALG's Daily Grind - Bureau of Labor Statistics admits data wrong, unemployment rate really 7.7 percent 


Nov. 11, 2013

Bureau of Labor Statistics admits data wrong, unemployment rate really 7.7 percent
700,000 furloughed federal workers were not unemployed, but "should have been classified as unemployed on temporary layoff," government says.

Cartoon: Honoring our nation's veterans
Winston Churchill: "Never was so much owed by so many to so few."

The lives of others
One thing Republican voters should demand of their Presidential candidates is a pledge to appoint a real Attorney General who will prosecute to the fullest extent of the law the rogue elements of the Obama regime, including those responsible for the IRS targeting of tea party and other groups.

Rogers: Six reasons Obamacare will only get worse for Democrats
"Dissatisfaction with Obamacare grows exponentially as people witness family members and colleagues being victimized by the 'big lie.'"


Col. Lambert Honors Fellow Veterans 

Today is a special day; it is a day where we honor the men and woman who served the greatest nation on earth. Their unwavering commitment and sacrifice allows for enduring liberty and freedom across the world. Their courage and selflessness can be found at the heart of this great nation, and today we honor them for that.


Col. Gary Lambert



NHGOP Statement On Veterans Day 

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Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn and Vice Chairman J.P. Marzullo released the following statement on Veterans Day:


"Today we honor the brave men and women who have served in our armed forces and fought to protect our freedoms. We can never truly repay the debt that we owe our veterans, but we can commemorate their courage and sacrifice. We must always make sure that our country continues to provide for our heroes on the battlefield and at home after their service has ended. 


"Americans are blessed to live in a nation that stands as a beacon of freedom because of the valiant efforts of our fighting men and women. Today we ask that all Granite States recognize their bravery and thank them for their outstanding service." 


NH DHHS - Standing Up for North Country Veterans Supporting Homeless Veterans and Their Families

Concord, NH – The North Country Veterans Committee is announcing new

initiatives aimed at supporting homeless Veterans and Veterans who are at

risk for homelessness, in the North Country. Since the inception of this

Committee in 2009, it has done extensive outreach, education and awareness

throughout the North Country in building a stronger safety net for North

Country Veterans and their Families.

Some of the new and innovative initiatives include the North Country

Homeless Resource Guide, Vet to Vet Peer Support, engagement with the

Berlin State Prison and new programs introduced by the White River Junction

VA Medical Center.

The Stand Up for North Country Veterans Press Event begins at 12:00 PM,

Friday, May 17th and will be followed by an Open House, where media

professionals can tour the Vet Center, as well as speak with Veterans and

military providers. The Mobile Vet Center will also be on site for tours,

information and services.

Speakers include:

Executive Councilor Ray Burton

Dave Canter, Vietnam Veteran, Vet to Vet Team Leader

John Pagan, Captain (Retired), US Army Reserve

Jo Moncher, Community Based Military Programs, NH Dept of Health and Human


Rob Norris, Homeless Outreach Worker, WRJ VA Medical Center

Jay Sprinkle, Vietnam Veteran, Team Lead, Berlin Vet Center

DATE: May 17, 2013


EVENT: Stand Up for North Country Veterans

LOCATION: Berlin Vet Center

515 North Main Street

Gorham, NH