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My Time as an Intern for Stay Work Play

It seems like just yesterday I was writing my introductory blog post! My time at Stay Work Play is at an end, but what I have gained from this organization I will carry with me for the rest of my life. Stay Work Play was my first internship, and it was the best start to […]

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Doing Good NH: Future In Sight

This week I had the privilege of interviewing Gene Martin, a NH man from Manchester who is spending his days helping others! Gene has been giving back his entire life and started off paying it forward through his work with Boy Scouts and his church! Today he is very active with his alma mater, Plymouth State! […]

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Great North Woods (Part Two)

We drove through Colebrook and watched the town center thin out through open car windows traveling East. The air was warm and threatening spring. I wanted to be in my canoe paddling past small islands dense with second growth trees. We were on our way to Dixville Notch, Brad and Erin promised me a playground […]

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Finding History in Franconia

Franconia is known for its mountains, but the small village just north of the namesake notch holds a storied history. From its roots as a ski town to the home of a famous poet, Franconia’s past is captured in area museums and landmarks today. This spring if you head to the North Country for hiking and […]


Meet Tanisha: Stay Work Play’s Summer Intern

“Be a pineapple: wear a crown, stand tall and be sweet on the inside!” This quote is something that resonates with me and hopefully after reading this blog, you’ll be able to understand why a little better. Hey, everyone, my name is Tanisha Singer and I am the new social media and event planning intern for […]

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A Townie Experience: The Annual Team Spelling Bee

Don’t forget our definition! ˈtounē ˌikˈspirēəns – (compound noun) one’s witnessing locally the humble intersection of age, profession, and political persuasion, which evokes a latent appreciation for one’s hometown On April 6, 2017, Laconia High School hosted its 2nd Annual Team Spelling Bee. Price of admission was a jar of peanut butter and jelly to benefit the […]


Photos from #StayWorkPlayGive in Concord

Wednesday was the third annual Stay Work Play Give event, and with volunteer fairs held around the state, it was awesome! Here in Concord, the held drew young professionals from throughout the Capital region to The New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) to find out more about nonprofits that operate locally and statewide. Young […]