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The Buzz Online
Published Monday, January 30, 2017 11:45 am

Susie Spikol Faber, third from left, scientist and educator for the Harris Center for Conservation Education, is presented a check form 100+ Women Who Care Peterborough steering committee members, from left: Carol Nelson, Karen Hatcher, Arlene MacArthur, Barbara Reynolds, Deb Heckathorn and Lexy Heatley Cass.

In the Spotlight:
100+ Women Who Care Peterborough recently voted t0 donate $9,700 to Harris Center for Conservation Education’s new Lab Girls Program, an after-school program dedicated to empowering ConVal Middle School girls through real-world STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills.

Jewett Construction, a commercial design-build and construction management firm in Raymond, hired Duane Levy as project manager. Levy, who has 34 years of project management experience in the construction industry, most recently managed the construction of retail development projects, hotels, medical and dental facilities.

Loftware, Inc. in Portsmouth donated 30 refurbished PC laptops to the Children’s Museum of NH in Dover, which will be used for the museum’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) program.

The Manchester Historic Association has launched a mobile app for the Millyard Museum in Manchester that gives visitors an opportunity to experience a new educational audio tour for its permanent exhibit, Woven in Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls.

Lincoln Financial Foundation in Concord donated $10,000 to The Granite YMCA in Manchester to support of its START program. Operating five days a week, the Y’s START is an after school program serving low-income students from Henry Wilson and Beech Street Schools in Manchester. Curriculum includes two hours, daily, of academic tutoring, physical fitness, life skills, nutrition, community building, and teamwork. Because 89 percent of participants speak a language other than English at home, START also helps families who need support understanding American culture and schools.

Dayna Titus has been promoted to assistant VP, deposit operations officer for NH Mutual Bancorp in Concord. Titus oversees deposit operations and related systems and services for Meredith Village Savings Bank in Meredith and Merrimack County Savings Bank in Concord.

Robert Magan joined the wealth management team at Bank of NH as senior VP, private banking investment officer out of the bank’s Concord office.

Carol Kerivan joined the Littleton office of Peabody & Smith Realty as sales associate. Kerivan and her husband own and operate Bear Mountain Lodge Bed and Breakfast in Bethlehem.

Unitil in Hampton was awarded the American Red Cross Corporate Hero Award. For the past few years, Unitil has partnered with American Red Cross regions in NH, Massachusetts, and Maine to host blood drives and with other major events to help reach the public with preparedness, safety, and restoration information.

The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce in Laconia elected to its board of directors: Ellen Hurst of Beck & Bellucci; Bill Trevor of Web Smart Advisors and Julie Westcott of Aavid Thermalloy. The chamber’s officers for 2017 are: Jay Bolduc of T-Bones/Cactus Jack’s as chairman and president, Bob Firtzpatrick of Vista Foods as first vice chair, Ted Fodero of Melcher & Prescott Insurance as second vice chair, Penny Raby of Malone, Dirubbo & Co. as treasurer, and Kathy Morin of Laconia Refrigeration as secretary.


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