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Mary Vallier-Kaplan, Dennis Beaulieu, and Media Power Youth Recognized with 2016 Nonprofit Impact Awards

Mary Vallier-Kaplan, Dennis Beaulieu and Media Power Youth were recognized with Nonprofit Impact Awards at an event hosted by the NH Center for Nonprofits to celebrate the impact of the nonprofit sector in New Hampshire.

“The Nonprofit Impact Awards celebrate the vision, innovation, and entrepreneurship that we see throughout the nonprofit sector,” said Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the NH Center for Nonprofits. “Each of the honorees has made an extraordinary impact on our state by leading and serving with passion and purpose.”

Mary Vallier-Kaplan received the NH Impact Award for her years of service advancing public and community health in the state. She was lauded for her work as a founding board member that helped create the Community Hospice House of Greater Nashua and for her vision as the founding VP of Program/COO of the Endowment for Health

From left to right: Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the NH Center for Nonprofits; Mary Vallier-Kaplan; Governor Maggie Hassan; Yvonne Goldsberry, President of the Endowment for Health

Dennis Beaulieu was recognized with the Board Impact Award for his years of board service with Easter Seals New Hampshire, championing excellence in services to people with disabilities or special needs.

From left to right: Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the NH Center for Nonprofits; Dennis Beaulieu; Governor Maggie Hassan; Larry Gammon, President and CEO of Easter Seals New Hampshire

Media Power Youth received the Nonprofit Impact Award for their achievement in empowering youth to lead safe, healthy lives through smart use of media. Media Power Youth’s programs and curricula are available to schools and communities throughout New Hampshire, and have been nationally recognized for evidence of a positive effect in helping children understand and make healthy decisions about media effects on violence, bullying, alcohol use, smoking and food choices.

From left to right: Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the NH Center for Nonprofits; Rona Zlokower, Executive Director of Media Power Youth; Frank Mesmer, Board Chairperson of Media Power Youth; Governor Maggie Hassan

The evening was made possible through the generous support of Eastern Bank and Bellwether Community Credit Union.

Posted on: May 26, 2016
Topics: Award Winners

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