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Tuesday, April 22 2014
Bank of New Hampshire is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Start-Up 2014 business competition hosted by the Greater Rochester Business Accelerator. “Bank of New Hampshire is dedicated to providing encouragement and service to local start-up businesses,” stated Jonathan Shapleigh, VP – Commercial Banker for Bank of New Hampshire and the Chair of Start-Up 2014. “We ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, April 22 2014
Service Credit Union joined the New Hampshire Military Youth and Family Program April 15 th for Purple Up! day, recognizing the sacrifices of military children with parents deployed overseas. In 2011, the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Military Youth and Family Program started the initiative “Purple Up! For Military Kids” that quickly gained momentum and is now ...read more
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Friday, April 18 2014
Bank of New Hampshire is proud to support the SHARE Fund as a "Platinum" level sponsor of this year's Wings & Wheels event. Wings & Wheels is scheduled to take place at Rochester's Skyhaven Airport on Saturday, June 14 th . This is the 3rd Annual Wings & Wheels event to benefit Gerry's Emergency Food Pantry, a program of the SHARE Fund. "This $1,000 ...read more
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Friday, April 18 2014
Great Bay Community College will be hosting an Open House at their new Advanced Technology & Academic Center (ATAC) in Rochester on Thursday, April 24th from 4:30-7:00PM. The event will include a faculty and staff meet and greet as well as tours of the new facility which houses classrooms, quiet study areas and a 7000 square foot advanced composites lab. Information will also be available on ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 17 2014
Rochester Opera House presents Teens Rock Rochester on May 18 from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and will feature a family-friendly day of rock at the Rochester Opera House! Rocking Horse Studio and StopTime Productions presents five fantastic local bands with talented young musicians from ages eleven to seventeen. Each band gets a fifteen minute shot to rock their stuff on stage with a winner crowned at ...read more
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Tuesday, April 15 2014
Frisbie Memorial Hospital and community volunteers are celebrating Community Healthcare Champions and will be recognizing two extraordinary community members; Joseph Behre and Dr. Sara Stacey. The event will take place May 2 beginning at 5:30pm at The Governor's Inn in Rochester. “Celebrating Our Community Healthcare Champions” is an annual event to recognize those individuals ...read more
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Tuesday, April 15 2014
St. Thomas Aquinas High School recently partnered with four students from the University of New Hampshire chapter of Project Sunshine who together sunshine to over 350 children in area hospitals! Project Sunshine is a nonprofit organization that provides free educational, recreational and social programs to children and families living with medical challenges. As a chapter, UNH visits three ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 15 2014
Service Credit Union and the American Independence Museum will proudly present “Timeless Treasures” featuring military and historical artifacts on display May 18 th through May 29 th . The event was announced at Wednesday’s press conference held at the Service Credit Union Corporate Offices in Portsmouth. Historical and military artifacts from the esteemed collection of the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 15 2014
Profile Bank is proud to announce that Lisa Fetter has recently been promoted to Vice President of Information Technology. Lisa has been helping Profile Bank customers for more than 26 years. Starting her career as a fulltime teller in the Rochester office, Lisa has worked in just about every facet of the bank over her tenure with Profile B ank. In her role as Vice President Lisa is responsible ...read more
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Monday, April 14 2014
Bank of New Hampshire encourages consumers to clean up their finances when thinking of spring cleaning! “Spring is a great time to take a hard look at your finances and identify ways to manage them more efficiently,” said Ann Nichols, SVP - Senior Retail Banking Officer. “By getting your financial house in order, you can set the stage for a stronger, more successful ...read more
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Thursday, April 10 2014
Bank of New Hampshire is proud to announce that Vickie Routhier, SVP – Director of Marketing & Publ ic Relations has stepped up to be the Chair of the Board for the Strafford County YMCA. Routhier is a life-long New Hampshire resident and fully believes in the Y cause. “The Y plays a vital role in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility for Strafford County ...read more
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Wednesday, April 09 2014
Rochester Main Street will celebrate the unveiling of their new self-guided walking tour of downtown Rochester on Sunday, May 4 at 1:00pm. After much work, the volunteers have developed a self guiding brochure that takes in 1.8 miles and describes many of the historic highlights in downtown Rochester. This brochure is not intended to be a full scale history of downtown Rochester but just a brush ...read more
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Wednesday, April 09 2014
Join SASS for breakfast and a live presentation of its’ Personal Body Safety Puppet Show on April 30 th With one of the largest and most comprehensive violence prevention education programs in the State of New Hampshire, Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) invites the community to experience a live presentation of its’ Safe Kids Strong Teens classroom program during the 3 rd ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 09 2014
Stillwater Kennels and Training, located at 100 Meaderboro Road in Rochester, opened its newest Small Dog Room for boarding. This room has small 4x5 quarters for dogs under 40 pounds. The small dog room has been under construction and now is finally completed and ready to be used! Stillwater is excited for clients and dogs to have this upgrade. On March 10, Stillwater Kennels and Training ...read more
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Tuesday, April 08 2014
Rochester Main Street and Jetpack Comics are preparing for another fun day in downtown Rochester as thousands of comic book fans gather to celebrate National Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 3! With more businesses participating than ever before, and more demonstrations, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever. The day starts at 10:00am when fans can acquire their ...read more
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Tuesday, April 08 2014
Rochester Opera House is taking a trip back to a time when the sound of magnificent Motown ruled the charts! The national touring company Motor City Fever lights up the stage at the Rochester Opera House on Saturday, May 10 at 8:00 PM (Doors 7:00) with a phenomenal musical celebration of Motown. These incredibly talented artists, who have shared the stage with Motown legends, are backed by an ...read more
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Tuesday, April 08 2014
Bank of New Hampshire celebrates the 18th Annual Teach Children to Save Day on April 11th. More than 100 local youths will explore the value of money and learn the difference between needs and wants with the help of hand puppets Dime the Alligator and Nicole the Owl. Bank of New Hampshire recognizes the importance of teaching children to save at an early age. In addition to participating in Teach ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, April 04 2014
CBRE | Portsmouth is pleased to announce the addition of Martha Baroody, to the ir commercial real estate brokerage team. In her position as a broker, Martha will focus her efforts in Southern New Hampshire and Maine. Her background, creative strength and proactive approach will allow her to assist her clients in finding the right fit for their needs. She brings a wealth of knowledge and ...read more
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Friday, April 04 2014
Federal Savings Bank recently recognized several employees for their service at the bank’s annual employee meeting held in February. President and CEO, James J. O’Neill, Jr., thanked everyone for a very successful year that realized better than forecasted financial performance. “The Bank’s success is due primarily to the dedicated staff who work hard each day to reinforce ...read more
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Monday, March 31 2014
Rochester Opera House presents Bon Jersey, the top Bon Jovi Tribute Band, on Saturday, May 3 at 7:00 PM (Doors 6:00). Listen, dance and sing to the Jovi hits Wanted Dead or Alive, Living’ on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name and many more songs from their first to their latest albums. Spend one wild night with the band voted Tribute Band of the Year 2010 by Limelight Magazine. Bon Jersey ...read more
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Monday, March 31 2014
Service Credit Union is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Ana Foret as Chi ef Risk Officer, a newly created position at the credit union. Foret previously served as the credit union’s Chief Internal Audit for the past 10 years, managing a staff of five. Prior to coming to the credit union, she was employed by McGladrey & Pullen, LLP where she conducted internal audits for ...read more
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Monday, March 31 2014
Service Credit Union is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Shari L’Italien as Chief Internal Audit. L’Italien previously served as the credit union’s audit manager since 2005 and the Audit Department’s assistant manager from 1999 to 2005. A longtime resident of the Seacoast area, L’Italien has worked for Service Credit Union for 34 years in various ...read more
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Monday, March 31 2014
Service Credit Union once again reported outstanding results for another year of exceptional growth during its 57 th Annual Meeting Thursday, March 27 th at the Frank Jones Center in Portsmouth. The credit union’s exemplary 24/7 Live Person Service, state-of-the-art technology delivery, philosophy of exceeding members’ service expectations, vision and sound management are among the ...read more
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Thursday, March 27 2014
Frisbie Memorial Hospital 's Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine recently was the recipient of the Robert A. Warriner, MD, Center of Excellence Award. To earn this award, a center must surpass national benchmarks two years running: Wound Healing Rates greater than 91% Median Days to Heal less than 30 days Outlier Rates less than 19% Patient Satisfaction greater than 92% Frisbie ...read more
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Tuesday, March 25 2014
The Rochester Opera House bursts with color with a festive Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at The Lottery Cocktail Party on Friday, May 2 at 5:30 PM. Be part of this fun-filled fundraising event featuring hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, music, games and a live & silent auction plus the chance to win the $10,000 Grand Prize! Only 300 tickets will be sold at $100 each. Each ticket sold admits two to ...read more
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Monday, March 24 2014
Rochester Opera House has announced their 2014 Summer Theatre Camp schedule! Registration is now open offering all levels of training in theatre techniques for ages four through teen and provides a great opportunity for children around the region to dance, sing, learn and grow on the stage at the grand historic theatre. On the final day of each camp session (two weeks), students showcase their ...read more
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Friday, March 21 2014
The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is welcoming a bunch of characters to their facility in April all related to children’s literature. Two book launch events plus a visit from a perennial storybook favorite will highlight the museum’s commitment to promoting early literacy and getting kids excited about reading. On Sunday, April 6 at 1 pm, author and illustrator A.J. Smith ...read more
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Tuesday, March 18 2014
The Homemakers Health Services will be hosting “A Round to Remember Alzheimer’s,” Golf Tournament on June 4 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at The Oaks Golf Links in Somersworth. Sponsored by Eastern Propane and Oil, all proceeds of the tournament will go toward providing home health, home support, education and respite care for families that are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 10 2014
The Rochester Opera House invites you and your family to click your heels together as they presents The Wizard of Oz! Audiences can expect an entirely new production with surprising special effects and visuals, created by Director Seraphina Caligiure and Scenic Designer Jerard-James Craven. The production features aerial dancers, flying with artistry and grace, throughout the performance. ...read more
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Friday, February 14 2014
Art Esprit is excited to announce the 2014 public art exhibition! The new project will be a community sculpture constructed from hundreds of panels painted by people of all ages. Students, artists, and the public are all invited to be a part of this fun collaboration! The architectural sculpture will be installed on Saturday, June 7th and be on display until October 19th. Art Esprit will make a ...read more
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Wednesday, January 08 2014
Frisbie Memorial Hospital announced the schedule for its 2014 Winter/Spring Community Wellness Events and Learning Opportunities. Community Wellness Education lectures listed are FREE and held at the Community Education & Conference Center, located on the hospital campus. Pre-registration is required and can be made by calling 603-332-3100 extension 8202, or by visiting ...read more
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Wednesday, January 08 2014
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be providing a $500 scholarship(s) to eligible students graduating from high school. Students eligible for the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce scholarship must be graduating seniors in high school who are either employed by or have a parent employed by a company that is a member of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and in good ...read more
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Wednesday, January 08 2014
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer Chamber member businesses the opportunity to be named a Chamber Scholarship Champion by becoming a $100 donor to benefit the Chamber Scholarship Fund. This fund will enable the Chamber to provide scholarships annually to graduating seniors. All Chamber Scholarship Champions will be officially recognized and thanked upon the recipient ...read more
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