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Doing Good NH: Kelly Arbogast of Doggonit Training NH

This week I had the privilege of interviewing Kelly Arbogast! Kelly has dedicated her life to helping humans and their animals! She is a Certified Professional Dog Behavior Consultant, Trainer, Owner of Doggonit Training NH, and is the contracted behaviorist at the NH Humane Society (NHHS) located in Laconia.    Kelly is also an amazing […]

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Doing Good NH: Heather Quinn of Forestview Manor

This week I spoke with Heather Quinn the Director of Nursing for Forestview Manor Assisted Living and a supporter and volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association! Heather was born and raised in Wisconsin but made the big move to New Hampshire in high school. Heather went to nursing school in New Hampshire, fell in love and […]

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Doing Good NH: Carmen Lorentz of the Laconia Area Community Land Trust

This week I spoke with the Executive Director of the Laconia Area Community Land Trust, Carmen Lorentz. Carmen is also the Vice Chair of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith and a board member for Stay Work Play New Hampshire, the NH Economic Development Association and Lakes Region Community College. Carmen is also a huge supporter […]

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Doing Good NH: Suzanna Derynioski and Kelsey Piper of NH Dance Movement!

This week I had the opportunity to speak to two extraordinary young women that are using their passion for dance to help better the lives of children and youth in NH! Suzanna Derynioski and Kelsey Piper are the co-founders of New Hampshire Dance Movement (NHDM), an organization that puts on an annual event, Dance to […]

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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 […]