Lower Gilmanton First Baptist Church
107 Lower Gilmanton, NH
Service 7:00 PM
19th – Pastor Chris Stevens and the Dump Run Gang with accompanist
Pastor Henry Frost
feel free to bring your favorite dessert which will be shared during
fellowship time following the services, at which time you may meet
new acquaintances or reminisce with old friends. Hope to see
you at these Sunday evening services to keep this summer tradition
Gilmanton 120th Old Home Day August 18
Gilmanton’s 120th Old Home Day is Saturday, August
18, 10 am to 3 pm on the grounds of the Smith Meetinghouse.
Gilmanton’s 120th Old Home Day program is dedicated to Florence
Geddes, life-long resident and poet.
Gilmanton celebrates the Town’s 120th Old Home Day on Saturday,
August 18, beginning at 10 am. Enjoy a traditional bean-hole
bean dinner, complete with coleslaw, ham, brownbread and home-made
pie for dessert. First sitting at 11:30 am, second at 1 pm.
Features of Old Home Day include an antique car parade, tug of war,
silent auction, children’s games, and more. The traditional
art show will be found in the basement of the Smith Meetinghouse and
a kids’ art display in the Meetinghouse passageway. An exhibit
of Old Home Day decades past will be in the Smith Meetinghouse
Schoolhouse. Find local crafts and other attractions while
enjoying Bluegrass music by the Park Hill Road Band.
event takes place on the grounds of the Smith Meetinghouse on
Meetinghouse Road off Route 140 between Gilmanton Corner and
Gilmanton Iron Works. Admission and parking are free, and all
proceeds go to preservation of this historic site and restoration of
the five buildings that comprise the Meetinghouse complex.
FEMA Approves $47,620 Assistance To Firefighters Grant (AFG) To The
Gilmanton Fire Department
Gilmanton Fire Department will receive $47,620 from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for an Assistance to Firefighters
Grant (AFG). The grant will be used to purchase a new air compressor
/ air refill station to be used by Gilmanton firefighters in
refilling their breathing apparatus tanks.
primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) is to
meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire
departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical service
organizations. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other
first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective
gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for
protecting the public and emergency personnel from fire and related
grant is funded through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant
(AFG) program. Eligible applicants include local fire departments,
fire districts, nonaffiliated EMS organizations, tribal fire
departments and State Fire Training Academies. The grant
applications are submitted from each agency directly to FEMA, where
the applications are reviewed and scored by fire service personnel
from throughout the nation.