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Doing Good NH: Aly Moore of Cynthia’s Challenge

This week I spoke with Aly Moore the Marketing Coordinator of Purity Spring Resort, Inc/King Pine Ski Area and the Event Coordinator of Cynthia’s Challenge, a non profit 24-hour ski-a-thon to raise funds for families with children with high medical costs.   Aly is a graduate of Leadership Mount Washington Valley and grew up volunteering […]

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The Sunrise Ascent – the Climb Goes On!

The teams were trained and prepared. The equipment was primed and ready. The snacks were available in copious quantities. Oh, but the weather! Event Day August 6 marked the eighth Sunrise Ascent of Mount Washington, an event I’ve previously written about. For the event’s climb up the Mount Washington Auto Road, teams of adaptive athletes and volunteers […]

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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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Be a Champion for Inclusion

Think about junior high or high school for a moment. I know, even now, you can easily picture your best friend. The one you shared everything with for those years. Now, try and picture the same school, the same YOU, without that special friend. Hard to imagine, isn’t it? For some, this reality is far […]

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Copper Cannon Cleanup

As my bank won’t accept volunteer blogging in lieu of mortgage payments, my workdays find me in Franconia at Garnet Hill (GH). The company has a special relationship with nearby Copper Cannon Camp in Bethlehem. In addition to hosting some of Garnet Hill’s outstanding staff parties throughout the year, the camp is also the site […]

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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 […]