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Doing Good NH with Jessica DellaValla

This week I had the pleasure of speaking with Jess DellaValla of Jackson. Jess is the Director of Project SUCCEED, a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Before and Afterschool Program in the Conway School District. She is a Consultant with DellaValla Group, which provides facilitation to groups, as well as guidance, goal-setting, and problem-solving […]

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Doing Good NH with Katie Barnfield

This week I spoke with Katie Barnfield of Hampstead. Katie is a special education teacher in Concord, and the President and Founder of Aubrielle’s Hope, a non-profit that provides financial aid to NH families who lose a child five years and younger.  Katie was born and raised in Londonderry, and although not a huge fan […]

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Conservation Commission: Meet Member Brett Gagnon

The state’s natural environment and many outdoor recreational amenities are a magnet for young people. Stay Work Play supports measures to protect these irreplaceable natural and recreational amenities and the economic benefits they make possible. New Hampshire puts forth legislation to conserve the environment; the 2020 Outdoor Recreation Legislation describes some of what is happening […]

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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 […]