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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 […]

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Meet Local Leader Molly Lunn Owen of Manchester

Here on the Stay Work Play blog, we’re celebrating young leaders across the state who have stepped up to participate in the political process! “Meet Local Leader…” is a series highlighting the people under forty who are leading their communities at the local level. Age: 31 Elected Position Held: Manchester Planning Board alternate Occupation and […]

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Meet Local Leader Ben Dion of Manchester

Here on the Stay Work Play blog, we’re celebrating young leaders across the state who have stepped up to participate in the political process! “Meet Local Leader…” is a series highlighting the people under forty who are leading their communities at the local level. Age: 33 Appointed Position Held: Board of School Committee for Manchester […]

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Meet Local Leader Jeanin (Nin) Onos of Gilford

Here on the Stay Work Play blog, we’re celebrating young leaders across the state who have stepped up to participate in the political process! “Meet Local Leader…” is a series highlighting the people under forty who are leading their communities at the local level. Age: 37 Elected Position Held: School Board Occupation and Employer: VP […]

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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Be the Change, Be a Voice for Young People

The Problem Living in New Hampshire where the average age is 43 (the second oldest state in the U.S.), I have been the youngest person in many of the rooms I walk into. Sometimes I think this dynamic keeps me feeling young even as I creep into my mid-thirties. More often though, the position of […]

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Let’s Put an End to Youth Homelessness in New Hampshire

Winter has taken hold in New Hampshire over the past few weeks and it shows on our windblown faces. My walks with my dog have gotten shorter in direct response to the drop of each degree on the weather report. We, Dobby and I, consider ourselves very fortunate that when our fingers and paws begin […]

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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, […]