Friday, August 7, 2009

NH Food Bank at it's lowest level in 25 years

Support the NH Food Bank

Greetings Friend of OFL and the Food Bank,

Thank you for the support you have show over the years. If you haven’t had an opportunity to get your fix great seasonal foods (and even if you have), here is your chance. Please join us Monday August 24th to enjoy four courses of great tasting locally produced food artfully prepared by the Recipe for Success Culinary Job training students and chef instructor Jayson McCarter. The NHFB Recipe for Success program and Operation Frontline has teamed up with the New Hampshire Farm to Restaurant Connection and the NH Dept of Agriculture to our first Growers Dinner at the Capitol Center for the Arts. For only $50 per person ($30 of which is tax deductible) you can enjoy the best of what the season has to offer in NH and support our programs. Cocktail hour runs 6-6:45pm and dinner will be at 7pm. Tickets are available as pre-purchase only so be sure to get yours early! All proceeds will benefit the Recipe For Success programs: Culinary Job Training program, Production Garden, Fresh Rescue, and Operation Frontline.

For More information, please see attached flyer or contact Helen Costello Recipe for Success Program Manager or 669 9725 X 145.

Thank you again for your continued support of our programs!


Becca Story

National Anthem

Singing the National Anthem at the Miss Stratham Fair Program.

surfin! and bickram yoga

Holy cow am I sore! I have done two days of Bickram Yoga and then yesterday I went surfing. If you are looking for an absolutely amazing work out I would suggest trying out Bickram Yoga. I can't believe how much I improved in just two days of class and am really excited to go again this afternoon. It is so refreshing and is a way to release stress, get rid of toxins, and feel good about yourself. Surfing is also totally relaxing. I had a lesson with 2 of my girlfriends and we had a blast! I wanted to buy a board when I was in high school but it never happened. I had so much fun!

WOKQ and John Deere What's Your Talent Competition August 8th

Tomorrow I will be competing at John Deere Rosencrantz in Kensington New Hampshire at the What's Your Talent Competition. I am really excited to perform the show starts at 2:30 for anyone interested in coming! For more info:

Katrina Rossi's Runway Gala

Janine and I want to thank everyone who made Katrina's Runway Gala possible. It took a lot of planning to pull the show off and we were so happy with the show. It was a huge turn out we had plenty of food and desserts and it really meant a lot to Katrina. Thank you for everyone who brought a food item and for everyone who came. We raised $100 in donations that was contributed to the Children's Miracle Network Platform. We wish Katrina luck in her journey at the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Competition.

Kelsey and I have raised over $500 for the New Hampshire Food Bank

Kelsey and I have been baking up a storm this summer. We have raised over $500 for the New Hampshire Food Bank and Share Our Strength! Thank you so much to all of our bakers!

Judd, Sundae, Lois, Cheryl, Kristen, Stephanie, Judy, Dori, Janet, Chantel, Patty, and Lauren.

A special thank you goes out to Sweet Dreams Bakery, Saint Anthony's Bakery, Shaw's and Sam's Club for their generous donations.

Another special thank you to the Stratham Fair, Vickey Avery, and the Exeter Rec for letting us host our bake sales.

Kelsey and I would both also like to thank our mothers for helping at our Bake Sale. My mom was a TROOPER and sat in the rain with me all day Friday at the Stratham Fair and then because we had more to sell she sat with me all day Saturday as well. She's a great mom!

Dover teen wins Miss Stratham Fair title |

Dover teen wins Miss Stratham Fair title |