• News for Community

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Portsmouth ˗˗ Southeast New Hampshire (SENH) Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Carrie DiGeorge to the twelve-member Board of Directors.  DiGeorge has served on SENH Habitat’s family selection committee for years and brings 20 years of experience in housing and residential lending to the growing organization.  SENH Habitat for Humanity offers affordable houses to ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article
    Monday, April 22, 2019
    Join us as we tackle some design challenges using K'nex on Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m.K'nex are a great way to learn about structures, forces, and simple machines all while playing. K’nex connect science, technology, engineering, arts, and math within each rod. Let your imagination run wild while “Connecting with K’nex”.Children in grades kindergarten and up invited. No registration required. All ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, April 22, 2019
    DOVER, NH – To mark National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention Month in May, the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Seacoast Cancer Center and Dermatology & Skin Health are offering free skin cancer screenings to those who are uninsured or underinsured in the Dover area. The screenings will be held on Tuesday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 14, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Wentworth-Douglass ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    For its dedication to eliminating barriers to recovery support services, SOS Recovery Community Organization was presented with the 2019 Harvard Pilgrim Community Impact Award during the Nonprofit Impact Celebration held recently at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford. About 180 people attended the event held to recognize the impact of nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire. “We’re inspired ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    What does “abstract” mean? What does “contemporary” mean? These are terms that many of us struggle with. When most hear the words “abstract art”, or “contemporary art”, we tend to think of art that is somehow unapproachable, art that only the enlightened can appreciate; some of us think of art that is entirely random or shapeless and formless. But that isn’t the case. Rather, abstract and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    Rochester, NH –HRCU held their 57th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 20th at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish in Rochester, New Hampshire. They were joined by approximately 150 members and guests for recognitions, speeches and dinner. Chairman of the Board Dana Flanders, Supervisory Committee Chairman Bob Langelier and CFO Brian Therrien provided a regulatory, financial and overall state of ...read more
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    Monday, April 08, 2019
    DURHAM, NH –The Museum of Art, UNH, IMPACT, an exhibition celebrating the 2018 recipients of the Piscataqua Region Artist Advancement Grant given by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The exhibition will be on view beginning April 12 through May 17, 2019. A reception takes place on Friday, April 12, 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. The Piscataqua Region Artist Advancement Grant recognizes the important ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Monday, April 08, 2019
    The Rochester Performance & Arts Center (RPAC) is thrilled to present a full show schedule for the spring season. The schedule includes a wide variety of events and concerts at accessible ticket prices.LITTLE BITS OF LIGHT (April 11-20) In partnership with the Hampstead Stage Company. In this unique adaptation of I Never Saw Another Butterfly, playwright Amanda Faye Martin intertwines poems and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    Portsmouth ˗˗ Southeast New Hampshire (SENH) Habitat for Humanity is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Scott Christensen to its eleven-member Board of Directors.  Christensen is a managing partner at Northwestern Mutual and brings 35 years of business leadership and management experience.   Christensen’s experience as a financial advisor is an invaluable asset for SENH Habitat for ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Museum of Art, UNH, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition and Senior Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Durham, NH - The Museum of Art will be exhibiting emerging artists from the UNH Department of Art and Art History April 12-May 17, 2019. The Master of Fine Arts Thesis, Senior Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions celebrate the achievements of degree ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    DURHAM, NH –The Museum of Art, UNH in collaboration with 3S Artspace presents, Yu-Wen Wu: High-Water Mark. This exhibition will be on view at 3S Artspace, 19 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire beginning April 19 through May 26, 2019. A reception takes place on Friday, April 19, 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.  High-Water Mark is a multimedia, regionally specific installation by Boston-based artist ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    HOME Design owner Christina Van Blake, is offering free services and discounts on purchases for clients willing to do 3 charitable acts in their community  DOVER, NH, April 1st, 2019 - Christina Van Blake, Owner and Founder of HOME design | furnishings | decor at 50 Pointe Place in Dover is once again offering her services to the community in exchange for 3 random acts of kindness. This isn’t the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    How sweet it is! Spring brings blue skies, green grass, and bright yellow Peeps. The Dover Public Library is looking for creative Dover Peeps artists to enter our annual “Peeps Show” Contest this April. Here’s how it works: Build a diorama using Peeps of any color or species in a standard size shoe box, no larger than 16” x 16” please. Create your diorama based on a scene from a book. The first ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, March 22, 2019
    The Art Center is a unique venue in Dover, NH. Started at the end of 2017, by Rebecca Proctor of RSP Studio, it has become home to a number of working full and part-time artists including painters, sculptors, photographers, poets, musicians and writers. Rebecca conceived of the Art Center as a unified artistic endeavor, so it has not only been used as a working art studio but also as a gallery, ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    ROCHESTER, NH – It’s been twelve years since HRCU opened a branch at Spaulding High School, part of the R.W. Creteau Technology Center.  The unique partnership between HRCU and Spaulding High School gives students real-world, hands-on training as they learn how to work within a financial institution.  Students in the Banking & Financial Support Services program learn about the many aspects of ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    Human Resource Partners has won a Best of Business (BOB) Editor’s Choice award for Best Source of Human Resources Insight from the New Hampshire Business Review and McLean Communications as part of their 2019 awards recognizing the state’s best businesses.  Human Resource Partners CEO Pubali Chakravorty-Campbell noted, “We’re honored to be recognized by the New Hampshire Business Review. New ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Every third Wednesday of the month Harmony Homes hosts their Heart to Heart Support Group. The program begins at 5:00pm and is held at their facility at 40 Briggs Way in Durham. This is open to all families and friends of those impacted by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. 
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, February 11, 2019
    DOVER, NH – The Dover Chamber was pleased to welcome Bad Lab Beer Co. with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony.  “Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, Bad Lab has something for everyone”, Evan Eppler, Director of Operations says.   Eppler continues, “We have 16 beers on draft and a full menu featuring a diverse array of options from the scratch-made kitchen.  Bad Lab Beer Co. is committed ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    The Monarch School of New England, a non-profit, specialized, day school for students with significant disabilities, is pleased to announce its 2nd annual Golf Tournament. Underwritten by the generous support of HBL Group Insurance Agency, of Barrington, New Hampshire, the tournament will be held Friday May 17, 2019 at the Rochester Country Club. Registration begins at 8:00 am, with a shotgun ...read more
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