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A couple of bona fide young people having fun at Taco Tuesday with the Workforce Housing Coalition!

Housing Policy with a Side of Beer, Please!

It is autumn in New Hampshire. The temperatures are cooling, pumpkin spice is back, and we are in the thick of conference season! I attend a fair amount of conferences and other events for work and, not surprisingly, I am often the youngest person in the room. Is this because young people don’t care or […]

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What’s a Charrette?

Two years ago, I was interviewing for an internship with the Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast. The director at the time was telling me about the organization’s workforce housing design charrettes. A what? What’s a charrette? Luckily, it was a phone interview, so I whip open my laptop and quickly Google “charrette” while […]

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Manchester Likes Crazy Ideas (#CrazyMHTIdeas) Peddl was born after a catch up with a friend at one of our favorite farm-to-table restaurants, Republic. We chatted about work, passion projects and what we had been doing with our free time. I spoke of my love for people, community, cycling, marketing, and operating a business. She spoke of […]

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Sinking Roots in NH: A Recent College Grad’s Story

Growing up in a small, pass-through town in north-central Massachusetts, I was always drawn to Keene’s beautiful Main Street, quick access to the myriad of stores and restaurants, and the convenience of being away from home without being too far from my family. I decided to attend Keene State College in 2015 as a stepping […]

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Get to Know NH’s Young Professionals Networks

According to Wikipedia, the term young professional refers to “young people in their 20s and 30s who are employed in a profession or white-collar occupation.” However, with New Hampshire’s aging demographic, YPNs are more focused on building lasting relationships regardless of industry and not how old individuals are. These groups are a great resource for […]

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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 […]

Lara enjoying Paddlebording on the lake!

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, […]