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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 […]

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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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Community Conversations: Stories from Monadnock Young Adults

Once a month, The Monadnock Center for History and Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript partner to host a Community Conversation in Peterborough’s beautiful Bass Hall. Designed to bring different segments of the population together in discussion, each Conversation highlights an issue impacting the region. After a panel of local experts speak, the floor is opened […]

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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 […]

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How You Can Support a Gem of Kindness

Imagine you are far from your homeland, living in a foreign city, where everyone speaks a language you don’t yet understand. Imagine your first visits to an overwhelmingly large grocery store, looking for something familiar to buy and cook for your family. It seems the foods you have eaten all your life aren’t available here. […]