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Blacksmithing at Sanborn Mill Farm in Loudon. Concord Monitor – Cameron Johnson

Doing Good NH: Sam Durfee of PermaCityLife

This week I had the privilege of speaking with Sam Durfee – Regional Planner for the Central NH Regional Planning Commission, President of the PermaCityLife (PCL) Board of Directors and recent Helping Hand Award recipient from the Concord Fire Department for providing CPR to a citizen at a local movie theater!   Sam grew up […]

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Doing Good NH: Jesse Wright – Making the Mount Washington Valley Better for Young Professionals

This week I interviewed Jessica Wright of North Conway, a woman that works, plays, lives and does good in New Hampshire! Jesse was raised in Conway, NH and moved to Freyeburg, Maine while in high school. After high school, Jesse went to college at Babson in Wellesley, Massachusetts. After graduation from college, Jesse lived in […]

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Doing Good NH: Project Hope

I had the opportunity to recently speak with Meaghan Guanci, an English teacher at Timberlane Regional High School (TRHS) and faculty advisor of the Class of 2019, the school newspaper and philanthropy groups Students of Service and Project Hope!   Meaghan was raised in Massachusetts and earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont, her master’s in […]

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Doing Good NH: Starting Point

This week I interviewed Steph Wright, a woman giving back and doing good in North Conway.  Steph was born and raised in the beautiful Upper Valley. Steph left New Hampshire to earn her gender studies and political science degrees from the University of Maine at Farmington. After college Steph lived in Alaska, Montana, California, Idaho, […]

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Doing Good NH: Make-A-Wish New Hampshire

This week I had the privilege of interviewing two young women that are changing lives on a daily basis and making positive change! Holly Blanchard is the Director of Marketing at Make-A-Wish New Hampshire and Nikki Lyons Lahey is Director of Community Outreach at Make-A-Wish New Hampshire. Holly learned about Make-A-Wish early on as she […]

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Doing Good NH: Easterseals

For this week’s Doing Good Blog I had the privilege of interviewing young professional Brandice Chagnon, the Care Coordinator with the Caring Companions Program at Easterseals. Brandice is a New Hampshire native, born and raised in Salem, and now lives in Rochester with her husband and newborn baby girl! She works out of offices in […]