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Scene Setters, Feb. 19

From left: Baker Newman Noyes audit firm employees Monique Welch, Lauren Canto, Karen and Jeremy Veilleux enjoy a light moment at Catholic Charities New Hampshire's 13th Annual Mardi Gras Gala fundraiser on Feb. 10 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. Baker Newman Noyes was a Mardi Gras Gala sponsor. (COURTESY)
Manchester attorney Brad Cook and his wife, Kathy, attended Catholic Charities New Hampshire's 13th Annual Mardi Gras Gala held Feb. 10 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. Brad Cook is an attorney with Sheehan Phinney law firm, a Mardi Gras Gala sponsor.The event raised more than $136,000, most of which goes toward the agency’s emergency services fund that provides assistance to poor and vulnerable residents of all faiths throughout New Hampshire. (COURTESY)
Enjoying the festivities at Catholic Charities New Hampshire's 13th Annual Mardi Gras Gala fundraiser on Feb. 10 are from left: Crystal Mockler of Northeast Delta Dental; Melissa St. Francis and Kelly Bryant, both of CGI Business Solutions. CGI was the presenting sponsor of the Mardi Gras Gala. Northeast Delta Dental was also a sponsor. (COURTESY)
Members of the Profile School alpine ski team cheer and wave to their fans as they come through Franconia after winning the girls Division 4 state title at Mount Sunapee Tuesday. The Profile boys team clinched its second title in as many years at Loon Mountain Monday. (MEGHAN MCCARTHY MCPHAUL)
Ivanna Mullins, 6, of Franconia, holds a congratulatory sign as the Profile School boys and girls ski teams are escorted through town Tuesday after clinching the girls Division 4 state title at Sunapee. The Profile boys team won the division title during Monday’s competition at Loon Mountain. (MEGHAN MCCARTHY MCPHAUL)
As people around him applaud, Douglas Shanahan, in blue jacket, smiles Sunday, Feb. 11, after he was named the winner of the $11,250 top prize in 39th Great Meredith Rotary Ice Fishing Derby.  (John Koziol/Union Leader Correspondent)
This year, students at River Valley Community College (RVCC) will begin using high-tech manikins as part of their training to become much-needed nurses, medical assistants, respiratory therapists and health care professionals. From left: Valerie Paige, RVCC respiratory therapy student; Adam Orcutt, RVCC nursing student; Taylor Nugent, RVCC nursing student, and SimMan. (COURTESY)
Melissa MacDonnell, Pesident of the Liberty Mutual Foundation, and Eric Flaim, four-time U.S. Olympic speed skater and two-time Olympic silver medalist, pose with Susan Rodgerson, founder and executive/artistic director of Artists For Humanity and Brandon Anderson, a student-artist that helped create a torch installation for Liberty Mutual Insurance, a U.S. Olympic Team sponsor, in Boston. (COURTESY)
Great Bay Community College instructor Bill Hinton demonstrates infrared thermometry to high school students from Portland School of Arts & Technology during a visit to ATAC this past year. As part of a new program, Spaulding High School students will spend part of their Senior year at ATAC learning in the classroom and ACM and non-destructive testing labs. (COURTESY)