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Socks 2021

Doing Good New Hampshire with the Lakes Region Sock Drive

Ten years ago, the freshmen class at Interlakes Middle High School in Meredith started a sock drive to help organizations that work with children, and organizations that help our neighbors living with homelessness and/or food insecurities.  Little did they know that it would become an annual Lakes Region tradition that occurs every October!  The 10th […]

Doing Good New Hampshire with Derek Reiss and Skate for the 22

This week I had the privilege of speaking with Derek Reiss of Hampton. Derek volunteers with the Skate for the 22 Foundation, a non-profit helping veterans through hockey!  When I asked Derek why he decided to stay, work, and play in New Hampshire, he said “That’s easy, I love the state! I love our way […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Naomi Hastings

This week I had the honor of speaking with Naomi Hastings, a young professional giving back and leading with love. Born and raised in Lebanon, she now raises her three beautiful girls just up the road in Grantham. Naomi is a water operator and administrative assistant in Eastman, and the President of the Faith, Hope, […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Nathan Pelletier

This week I had the opportunity to speak with Nate Pelletier of Franklin. Nate is from Watseka, Illinois and after he graduated from college he took a three month internship in Hill. After his internship finished up, Nate realized he had fallen in love with the people, the beautiful scenery, the seasons, and opportunities that […]

Doing Good New Hampshire with Beth Heyward

This week I spoke with Beth Heyward, the Director of Community Services at Community Action Program, Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc. in Concord.  Beth was born and raised in Epping and now raises her own family there! When I asked Beth why she decided to stay, work and play in New Hampshire she said “I love everything […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Alexis Dwyer

This week I had the privilege of speaking with Alexis Dwyer, a Program Specialist at the New Hampshire Department of Education in the Office of Nutrition Programs and Services, and a food justice advocate. Alexis was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and when an AmeriCorps position opened up with Cooking Matters® New Hampshire at […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Kitty Kiefer

This week, I had the opportunity to speak with Kitty Kiefer, the College Consortium Coordinator at the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office, Board Member of Remedial Herstory, and a Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains Troop Leader in the Lakes Region. Kitty was born and raised in the Newfound Lake region where she […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Lea King

This week I had the privilege of speaking with Lea King, Owner and Creative Director of Lakes Region Dance in Meredith, and Coach of the Plymouth State University Dance Team. Lea grew up in Goffstown and now lives in Bow with her family.   When I asked Lea why she decided to stay, work, and play […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Jasmine Morrissette

This week I spoke with Jasmine Morrissette, the Administrative Assistant at Real Life Church in Laconia, and the secretary of the New Hampshire Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force.  Jasmine grew up in the Lakes Region and decided to stay in New Hampshire after high school. When I asked her why she decided to stay, work, […]