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Published Monday, May 14, 2018

Representatives of Comcast, joined by NH Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut, recognized the students in the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program at the Statehouse last week.


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Comcast NBC Universal awarded $46,000 in scholarships for 32 NH and five Maine students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program is a one-time $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. Oba Oseghali, a student at Salem High School, was selected to receive a $10,000 Comcast Founders Scholarship - in honor of Ralph J. Roberts, founder and chairman emeritus of Comcast.

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Doreen Oliveira Baker has joined Crotched Mountain Foundation in Greenfield, as the president’s council and planned giving manager. She served as the director of philanthropy of the Northern Forest Center for 18 years and most recently was the development director for Meals on Wheels in Merrimack.

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The Gilford Village Knolls III will host a ribbon-cutting on June 26. The 24 affordable senior units will be the first affordable housing project in NH to meet the passive house standards of thermal bridge free design, superior windows, ventilation with heat recovery, quality insulation, and airtight construction.

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Merrimack County Savings Bank promoted Kristin Clark has to business banking development officer. Previously she worked as a mortgage loan originator at the main office in Concord. Clark will be working out of the bank’s new Hooksett office on the Londonderry Turnpike.

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Seacoast Redicare has added physician assistant, Rick Renner, to its occupational health services and walk-in urgent care team. Renner brings 43 years’ experience as a family medicine, urgent care and occupational health services provider, having worked most recently in urgent care centers located in Dover and Lee, and providing onsite medical services for nearly 18 years at General Electric.

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The Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH has received a gift of $635,000 from the estate of Robert Wescott Durant.  Durant, who lived in Lancaster, NH since 1969, was a teacher, avid outdoorsman, naturalist, writer and accomplished wildlife photographer. His gift will support youth educational programs over the next ten years.

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Kalwall in Manchester has signed with Structura UK, headquartered in London, England, to be the official distributor of their diffuse natural daylighting solutions throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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TD Bank, Mount Sunapee Resort, Tanger Outlets Tilton and Experimac of Portsmouth are the winners of the 2018 Business in the Arts Awards. The NH Business Committee for the Arts presents the awards annually to recognize and honor outstanding business support of the arts.


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