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www.amherstcitizen.com • JUNE 14, 2011 •
the Amherst Citizen • Business
Four Chambers – Two Organizations
– One Great Opportunity
BEDFORD – Plan on being part
of Networking 2.0 on June 23 at
SERESC Conference Center in
Bedford. The Merrimack, Greater Peterborough, Greater Hudson,
and Souhegan Valley Chambers of
Businesses, and the NH Department of Employment Security have
joined forces to make this valuable
workshop opportunity available
to everyone interested in growing
their business or looking to connect
to the “dream job” they have been
Kiva Leatherman, founder and
president of Wise Workshops,
which develops curriculum for
women to learn about their health,
wealth and time will emcee and introduce the program. In her presentation, she encourages her audience to know themselves, to know
about their money, and to stop living vicariously through others - to
achieve success and happiness on
President elect of the New England Chapter of National Speakers
Association, Debby Hoffman Adair
is known as “a different perspective”
when it comes to sharing ideas to
create a positive impact. Refreshingly insightful, Debby’s workshop
is filled with information, motivation, and inspiration and, of course,
fun that will give you the networking tools to build your business. Her
Business and Leader Honors Presented at All Star
motto is Positive Action produces
Tim McMahon, bestselling author of “JOB - The Job Seekers Guide
to the 21st Century” will present his
workshop on the powerful new networking techniques to find the best
jobs and get the attention of employers. “80% of today’s best jobs
are never posted. As a bonus, attendees will receive a complementary ebook copy of his book!
Cost is just $25, hors d’oeuvres
will be served, and a cash bar will
be available. Reservations suggested and may be made online at [email protected]
merrimackchamber.org or by calling Souhegan Valley Chamber at
673-4360. SERESC is located at 29
Commerce Drive in Bedford.
“Who’s Going to Take Care of Me?”
NASHUA – Women typically live
longer than men, and have to prepare for a longer retirement. They’re
also more likely to spend some of
their retirement years alone due to
divorce or widowhood. We will discuss what special issues affect women, and how they can prepare for a
secure and financially stable retirement. Susan Cooke from Granite
State Financial Services will provide insights into some of the generational differences between women,
and how various demographic, social and workplace changes impact
women in significant ways.
Susan Cooke recently joined
Granite State Financial Services in
Nashua where she works primarily with families and small business
owners, Susan prides herself on developing long term relationships by
providing quality service and offering objective solutions to meet both
the short and long term needs of her
Susan is a graduate of the University of Vermont and Johnson State
College with a Master’s Degree in
Education. As a member of New
England’s Leaders Association, her
local and state association of Life
Underwriters, a student of Chartered Life Underwriters and Chartered Financial Consultant, Susan
continues to increase her skill and
knowledge in the areas of personal
and business planning. Active with
local small business organizations,
Susan continues to assist small
business owners, executives and retirees grow and prosper. Susan resides in Francestown. For information: http://www.BPWNashua.com.
Souhegan Valley Chamber of
Commerce recognized outstanding
leadership in several area businesses
and community leaders at the 23rd
Annual All Star Award Dinner recently at the Alpine Grove in Hollis.
Former Red Sox pitcher and Hall of
Famer, Bill “Spaceman” Lee was the
guest speaker for the dinner.
Amy Wheeler, chairman of the
Board of Directors of the Chamber and VP, First Colebrook Bank
presented the awards. J.P. Pest Services, Business of the Year for 2011,
was honored for the company’s
commitment to community service through the three generations
of leadership through the business. Wheeler presents Business of the Year 2011 to Joe and Chris Pestana, JP
Service to the Boys & Girls Club of Pest Services
Souhegan Valley and Milford DOIT was just some of the support sited. Joe and Chris Pestana were on
hand to accept the award. Small
Business of the Year was presented to David G. Sturm, Councilor
at Law, PLLC, in recognition of the
volunteer efforts and support of local small businesses provided by
principal, David Sturm. Sue Lozier
Robert, owner of Frederick’s Pastries, is the Business Leader of the
Year for 2011. Robert grew up in
the business, working with her parents. Since purchasing the company, Frederick’s Pastries has expanded to three locations with her
With the Volunteer of the Year
Award, the Chamber has the opportunity to thank one of the many
outstanding citizens of the Souhegan Valley who contribute to the
quality of life enjoyed by all. Award
recipient, Paula Troie, spearhead- Susan Lozier Robert with Fred and Gloria Lozier
ed the effort to hold the Pharmaceutical Take Back Project that safe disposal of the four thousand ed not only protects ground water
resulted in five communities work- pounds of prescription drugs and sources but prevents access to our
ing together for drop off sites. The other medicinal products collect- youth.
Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club Citizens Bank Presents $47,000 in St. Joseph Hospital Offers-CLIMB
Welcomes New Board Member
High School Achievement Awards Program
MILFORD – The Boys & Girls
Club of Souhegan Valley is pleased
to announce the recent election of
Dawn Condra to its Board of Directors. A resident of Milford, N.H., Ms.
Condra has worked in the banking
industry since 1989 and brings expertise in finance, sales, customer
service and operations to the orga-
nization. “We are excited to have
Dawn join our Board of Directors,”
stated Allise de Smet, President of
the Board of Directors. “She is passionate about our mission and eager
to share her leadership, management, and organizational skills with
our organization.” Visit www.svbgc.
org for more information.
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MANCHESTER – Citizens Bank
has presented $47,000 in High
School Achievement Awards to
47 graduating seniors from high
schools across New Hampshire.
The Citizens Bank High School
Achievement Award is given to
qualified high school seniors who
plan to continue their education at
a college, university or vocational/technical school. The awards
are given to one student per high
school in New Hampshire communities where Citizens Bank has
a branch presence. The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation administers the scholarship program
and selects award recipients based
on defined criteria which include
financial need, academic merit and
other non-academic factors such as
community service, school activities and work experience.
Students from the following
schools were awarded $1,000 each.
Receiving the award from Amherst
was Souhegan High School senior,
For Children who have Parents or Grandparents with Cancer
Nashua - The Oncology Center at St. Joseph Hospital is proud
to offer the CLIMB program, or
Children’s Lives Include Moments
of Bravery. This is a special support
program dedicated to the emotional support of children ages 6 to12
who have parents or grandparents
with cancer. The program uses conversation and art to help children
identify and express complex feelings. This service is being offered
free of charge because we believe
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The new FREE 2-afternoon program will be held on Tuesday, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10
from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Snacks
will be provided. Pre-registration is
required. For more information or
to enroll a child, contact Charlotte
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