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Families First employee Named Hygienist of the Year

The New Hampshire Dental Society recently named Cynthia Bishop, RDH, as Hygienist of the Year. Bishop, a Certified Public Health Dental Hygienist, has worked as Seacoast Healthy Grins program coordinator for Families First Health and Support Center since 2003. In this role, she visits preschool, elementary and middle school classrooms in Portsmouth and nearby towns. She provides oral health education, screenings, cleanings, sealants, temporary fillings and referrals to dentists to children at each school.
Posted on: June 27, 2017
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Concord Chamber celebrates 2017 Pinnacle Award winners at annual ceremony

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce celebrated the recipients of the Chamber’s 2017 Pinnacle Awards on June 1st, including two awards that were top secret until the event.
Posted on: June 5, 2017
Topics: Award Winners

Interlakes Community Caregivers Recognizes Volunteer Achievements

Interlakes Community Caregivers paid tribute to their volunteers at their 2017 Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition held on May 17th at the Moultonborough Lions Club.
Posted on: May 25, 2017
Topics: Award Winners

Families First Director Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The New Hampshire Public Health Association recently honored Helen Taft, longtime executive director of Families First Health & Support Center, with its 2017 Roger Fossum Lifetime Achievement Award.
Posted on: May 16, 2017
Topics: Award Winners

Nonprofit Impact Award Winners Announced

The 2017 Nonprofit Impact Awards were presented by the NH Center for Nonprofits to two individuals and two organizations on April 4th at the annual Nonprofit Impact Celebration held to recognize the impact of the nonprofit sector in New Hampshire. The awards are presented each year to honor remarkable people and nonprofit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to their communities.
Posted on: April 5, 2017
Topics: Award Winners

NH Nonprofit News Website Starts to Find Its Footing

In the wake of digital era disruption of traditional newspapers and media, the growth of nonprofit news organizations is taking hold not only in the country but around the world. In nearby Vermont and Maine, VTDigger and Pine Tree Watchdog are covering their respective state houses with intense focus. In Nevada, nationally known political reporter Jon Ralston recently launched Nevada Independent to cover the state’s legislature and politics in the critical swing state.
Posted on: March 20, 2017
Topics: Expansion | Award Winners | Something New

Dianne Mercier Named GMCC Citizen of the Year!

A tradition that first began in 1954, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Citizen of the Year Celebration is an evening of celebrating and recognizing one outstanding individual who demonstrates exemplary vision, civic pride, and commitment to the betterment of the Manchester community.
Posted on: March 7, 2017
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Digital Prospectors Supports Local Community Health Center

Exeter-based technical staffing firm Digital Prospectors recently donated $15,000 to Families First Health & Support Center, continuing its longtime support of the community health center. Since 2010, Digital Prospectors has donated a total of $95,000 to Families First.
Posted on: February 14, 2017
Topics: Award Winners

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Awards Nearly $2.5 Million to More than 900 Organizations in 2016

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation today announced that it awarded nearly $2.5 million in grants to more than 900 nonprofit organizations in more than 300 communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire in 2016. Since its inception in 1980, the Foundation has granted more than $140 million in funds throughout the four states.
Posted on: February 1, 2017
Topics: Award Winners

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua Welcomes New Board Members, Slate of Officers, and Bestows Awards

At its Annual Business Meeting recently, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua welcomed new board members and officers, recognized years of service, and presented awards.
Posted on: January 11, 2017
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Award Winners | Something New

YMCA holds 129th Annual Meeting

Nearly 80 members of the community joined the YMCA of Greater Nashua for its 129th Annual Meeting on November 17 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Nashua. During the annual breakfast meeting, YMCA CEO Mike LaChance inducted John Callahan of Hollis into the Y’s Hall of Fame, an honor reserved for those who have dedicated their time and talent to fulfilling the mission of the YMCA.
Posted on: December 1, 2016
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Award Winners

Spaulding Youth Center Recognizes Community Award Recipients

Spaulding Youth Center hosted our annual Thanksgiving luncheon on campus for all students, campus staff, supporters, community partners and friends. With turkeys once again generously donated by MetroCast, our Food Services department prepared a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. This feast was then proudly served with a smile by Spaulding Youth Center students.
Posted on: November 17, 2016
Topics: Award Winners

CATCH President Awarded “Excellence in Nonprofit” by NH Business Review

CATCH Neighborhood Housing is pleased to announce that CATCH’s President, Rosemary M. Heard, was recognized for Excellence in Nonprofit in a small organization at New Hampshire Business Review’s 2016 Business Excellence Awards on November 1.
Posted on: November 7, 2016
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Manchester Community Health Center Lands in Top 5% Nationally

Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) recently received the highest total financial award granted to health centers in NH, placing it in the top 5% of awards granted nationally by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The awards were based on health centers’ improvements to the quality, accessibility and cost-efficiency of their healthcare, as well as for advancing health equity.
Posted on: October 11, 2016
Topics: Funding Awards | Award Winners

Friends Program Celebrates Volunteer Contributions, Presents Alan Andrian with 9th Annual Doremus Award

Friends Program Trustees, staff, and supporters came together on Thursday, September 29th to recognize the efforts of some remarkable volunteers. The gathering also gave the Friends Board of Trustees the chance to present this years 9th Annual James S. Doremus Award to Alan Andrian.
Posted on: September 30, 2016
Topics: Award Winners

NH Audubon Recognizes Individuals for Their Conservation Efforts at 102nd Annual Meeting

At its 102nd Annual Meeting, New Hampshire Audubon announced its 2016 conservation award winners.
Posted on: September 27, 2016
Topics: Award Winners

HNH Foundation Announces Winner of the 2016 Sandi Van Scoyoc Legacy Award at Annual Event

The HNH Foundation has announced that Krystal Alpers, Parks and Recreation Director in Franklin, NH, is the winner of the 2016 Sandi Van Scoyoc Legacy Award.
Posted on: September 27, 2016
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Manchester Community Health Center Receives Award for Quality

In August Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) received an award of $214,000 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). A total of $950,000 was awarded to 11 health centers in New Hampshire to invest in quality improvement, building upon their achievements in providing high-quality comprehensive care.
Posted on: September 15, 2016
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Child and Family Services Awarded Grant from Eastern Bank

Child and Family Services received a $10,000 award from Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation’s “Targeted Grant” program. This award will support family/mental health counseling and home based support programs that help families through crises and to regain resiliency.
Posted on: September 12, 2016
Topics: Award Winners

Winner of 2016 Sandi Van Scoyoc Legacy Award - Krystal Alpers of Franklin

Krystal Alpers, Parks and Recreation Director in Franklin, NH, will be presented with the 2016 Sandi Van Scoyoc Legacy Award at our September 20th Annual Event.
Posted on: September 8, 2016
Topics: Award Winners | Something New


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