On June 9, Green Mountain Communications will host its 9th Annual Wireless Open at Lake Winnipesaukee Country Club. Now an annual event, the Wireless Open was started to honor the memory of Vice President, Catherine Drouin’s father, Wallace E. Andreson, Jr. and mother, Renee Andreson. To date, Green Mountain has raised over $161,533 for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute! DTC applauds Green Mountain Communications’ support of The Jimmy Fund and the money they raise to to help give cancer patients the best, most compassionate care today, while finding cures for tomorrow. For more info click here. DTC is proud to be a sponsor of this special event!
On May 17, Veterans Count held its Second Annual Salute our Soldiers Gala which, in addition to raising funds for those who have served our country, was honored to present the Timeless Treasures of an original copy of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution which was brought to NH for public viewing. Denise Poulos proudly serves on the Board of Directors of Veterans Count. Veterans Count is a program of Easter Seals-NH which is designed to provide critical and timely financial assistance to Service men and women and their families when no other resources are available. In addition to raising money to help those who have served, this annual event raises awareness in our community of the continuing needs of our veterans as well as reaching out to them to let them know that help is available. For more information, or to make a donation, please visit www.vetscount.org.
On Mother’s Day, Lisa Hayes and her family spent the day at the Portland Sea Dogs game to support Ronald McDonald House. For each ticket purchase, $3 went to Ronald McDonald House. Lisa, who has used the services of Ronald McDonald House herself, actively volunteers and coordinates donations for Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald House provides a “home-away-from-home” for families dealing with childhood illnesses so they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost. Ronald McDonald House is funded 100% from private dollars and is only possible with the support of the community. For more information on Ronald McDonald House or to make a donation please visit www.rmhc.org.
DTC is proud to Salute our Soldiers at the Gala to be held by Veterans Count on May 17, Armed Services Day at the Service Credit Union Corporate Headquarters in Portsmouth, NH. All funds raised at the Gala, in addition to the Pack & Boots 5k race to be held that morning at 14 Manchester Square at the Pease International Tradeport, will be used to provide emergency funding for soldiers and veterans thru Easter Seals-NH. In addition to working with soldiers and their families through the deployment cycle, Veterans Count is pleased to make funding available to connect our older veterans, some of whom have been outside the system for many years, with much needed services. Register now at vetscount.org for the 5k road race, or a 1 mile Survival Run, carrying a weighted back. DTC would like to thank not only the veterans in our firm but all the men and women who have served. Thank you, and Welcome Home. For more information on Vets Count, please visit http://vetscount.org/.
Once again, DTC will sponsor the Exeter Elementary Schools’ “Get Fit in May” 5-K road race, fitness walk, and children’s fun runs. DTC attorneys Kate Miller and Bob Derosier have supported the Exeter Elementary schools in the past through school board service, and the firm has long financially supported the “Get Fit in May” races and fun run, now in its 16th year. This year’s races and fun runs will be on Saturday, May 17th, at Lincoln Street School in Exeter.
“It is great to see the whole community come out to enjoy this fitness event: hundreds of students, community members and teachers. The kids especially love seeing their principals run!” commented attorney Kate Miller, a two-term former member of the Exeter School Board and participant in the road race in 2013 with DTC partner Beth MacDonald.
For more information, or to register for this officially timed event, go to: http://getfitinmay.com/
In honor of the 450th Birthday of William Shakespeare, Attorney Chris Boldt and his wife, Carolyn, will perform at the Corner House in Center Sandwich, NH on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. as part of Advice to the Players’ Celebration of the Bard’s Birthday. Advice to the Players is a non-profit Shakespearean theater company in Sandwich, NH bringing Shakespeare’s brilliance to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. For more information, please go to www.advicetotheplayer.org and for reservations, please contact the Corner House at 603-476-3060 or email@example.com.
Following the March 2014 Town Meeting, Attorney Chris Boldt was appointed by the Sandwich Board of Selectmen to serve as an alternate to the Board of Trustees of the Samuel H. Wentworth Library in Center Sandwich, NH. This historic Library is celebrating its 100th Birthday next year. For more information, click here to visit the Library’s website.
DTC has partnered with the Exeter Area Lions Club to support “End 68 Hours of Hunger”. End 68 Hours of Hunger is a volunteer, private, non-profit organization which assists school age children who participate in the free lunch program to provide food for their homes. The Exeter Area School District covering the towns of Exeter, Brentwood, East Kingston, Kensington, Newfields and Stratham is currently helping more than 100 students and the list continues to grow. If you are interested in contributing to this program please visit end68hoursofhunger.org.
Did you know: 1 in 9 individuals in NH is food insecure and 40,400 children in NH are food insecure.
As the only food bank in the state, the New Hampshire Food Bank is a vital distributor and supplier to the hunger relief agencies that serve meals and provide groceries to people experiencing the negative impacts of not having enough to eat. On average these agencies receive 40% of their food from the NH Food Bank.
In 2013, the Food Bank distributed over 8.5 million pounds of non-perishable food items, fresh produce, and meats to over 400 non-profit food agencies in all corners of NH.
DTC is proud to help our community by being a supporter of the NH Food Bank. If you wish to join our effort to end hunger, please visit nhfoodbank.org
Continuing DTC’s holiday tradition, we “adopted” a family that is less fortunate than ourselves through the United Way. The family submitted a wish list and DTC lawyers and staff members delivered!! Gift tags were distributed throughout our Exeter, Portsmouth and Meredith offices. We are happy to be a part of making Christmas more enjoyable for this family.
For more information on how you can adopt a family or volunteer through the United Way click here: www.uwgs.org