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Doing Good New Hampshire with Whitney Vachon

This week I had the pleasure of speaking with Whitney Vachon! Whitney was born and raised in Laconia, NH and now lives in Franklin, NH. Growing up Whitney was very active in the school community, but decided to leave New Hampshire and live in the Detroit, Michigan area. After a year away, New Hampshire was […]

Doing Good New Hampshire with Matt Gelinas

This week I spoke with Matt Gelinas of Barrington, New Hampshire. Matt combines his love for music and people to make New Hampshire a better place! Matt was raised in Rochester, NH attended Plymouth State University and is now a short term claims analyst at Sun Life Financial.  After college, Matt decided to stay in […]

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Doing Good NH with Krysten Adel of All Brite Cleaning and Restoration

This week I spoke with Krysten Adel, Operations Manager of All Brite Cleaning and Restoration,  her family’s company that was started in the 1980’s and is a leader in cleaning and restoration. Krysten was born and raised in the Gilford area and graduated from Plymouth State University with a degree in Business Administration and a […]

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Doing Good NH with Inter-Lakes Middle High School: Never Too Young to Make a Difference!

The students at Inter-Lakes Middle High School are making a difference one pair of socks, one dollar and one hour of service at a time! Students in the freshman American and State Government class were asked on the first day of school: How will you make a difference this year in our community? Students reflected on […]

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Art for Change

The artists who lived in Portsmouth in the 1970s can’t afford to live here anymore. Russ Grazier, Co-Founder and CEO of Portsmouth Music & Arts Center, went on to elaborate on this cyclical phenomenon: artists are attracted to depressed areas they can afford; they invest in these communities through their art; the communities become attractive […]

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Doing Good NH: Jared Guilmett of Celebrate Laconia

This week I spoke with Jared Guilmett, an Architectural Designer at Misiaszek Turpin, the Vice Chair of the Belknap Mill Society, and the Publicity Director of Celebrate Laconia. Jared was born and raised in Laconia. He attended Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and received both a Bachelors of Science and Masters Degree in Architecture. […]

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Doing Good NH: Kathy Ellis and Jamie Gillon of the AMC Young Professionals Chapter

This week I spoke with Kathy Ellis and Jamie Gillon, board members of the Appalachian Mountain Club‘s young professional chapter (Young Members Group). Kathy was born and raised in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, attended college in Tampa, Florida fell in love and moved with her husband to his beautiful home state of New Hampshire! She said, “I’m […]

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Doing Good NH: Lara Gruner of the Faith, Hope and Love Foundation

This week I spoke with Lara Gruner, Crisis Counselor for Becket Family Services and President of the Faith, Hope and Love Foundation (FHL). When Lara isn’t working at Beckett Family Services, or running FHL she will be found on the ski slopes of Gunstock or Waterville Valley Resort, paddleboarding on the local lakes, rock climbing, […]