Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella, PLLC is pleased to announce that Douglas M. Mansfield has become a Member of the Firm. Doug advises businesses, municipal and individual clients in employment and labor matters as well as business law. DTC has offices in Exeter, Portsmouth and Meredith.
The Citizens Bank Foundation announced that it is donating $20,000 to the Regional Economic Development Center of Southern New Hampshire's (REDC) Business Training Center. The grant will allow REDC to develop a business training center in Southern New Hampshire, with a goal of providing a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, existing businesses, lenders and community leaders seeking assistance to help them stimulate economic activities in their communities.
Jones & Beach Engineers, Inc. recently hired Barry Gier, PE, as Senior Project Engineer for civil site design residential and commercial projects at this Stratham office. Gier formerly worked at Tri-Tech Engineering in Dover. Jones & Beach is celebrating its 35th Anniversary providing land survey and civil engineering services to private and municipal clients. Jones & Beach is located at 85 Portsmouth Avenue, Stratham. For additional information, call 603-772-4746.
Since Dr. Jennifer Warren left family practice in 2004 to open Physicians Healthy Weight Center in North Hampton, Dover, and Salem, she has quietly helped thousands of patients lose tens of thousands of pounds. And although she is considered a best kept secret in New Hampshire, she is very well known across the U.S. and around the world for her work in battling obesity. In fact, in the December 2011 issue of "Allure Magazine", Dr. Warren was featured in: "Kitchen Confidential": A Physician, nutritionist, a Top chef Judge. For more information about Jennifer Warren, M.D., visit healthyweightcenter.com.
The 29th annual NH Farm & Forest Exposition wrapped up a successful fair recently with one of the largest crowds in many years. The annual industry awards reception, held on February 3, recognized a dozen individuals and businesses for outstanding contributions to their industry. Local 2012 winners include: Clarke Farm, Jack and Linda Clarke, Epping. The Clarkes started farming on the other side of town in 1972 after moving to Epping from Andover, MA. Since then, they have expanded the farm so that today it has over 300 acres on which the Clarkes raise sheep and beef. For more information about the NH Farm & Forest Expo, visit www.nhfarmadforestexpo.org.
The Governor and Executive Council met on February 8, 2012 in the Executive Council Chamber at the State House, Concord, and considered an agenda of approximately 80 items. Daniel P. Sweet, Kingston, from District 3 was nominated by Governor Lynch to serve on the Waste Management Council.
It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Rockingham VNA & Hospice (RVNA) has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information call 1-800-540-2981 or visit exeterhospital.com/about-exeter/rockingham-vna-hospice/.
While assisting her elderly mom, and working with the elderly, Amylynne Baker-Santagate of Hampstead, became acutely aware that a large part of the elderly population isn't receiving all the services needed to live a more independent, fulfilling life. Ms. Baker-Santagate has recently created Help Hope Smile Services, LLC. The service primarily provides errands, companionship and personal assistance to seniors in the towns of Hampstead, Atkinson, Danville, Sandown, Chester, Kingston, Plaistow, Windham, North Salem and East Derry. For more information visit HelpHopeSmile.com or call 603-275-5283.
Epping Health, a Core Physicians' family practice located at 96 Calef Highway, Suite #6 in Epping, is pleased to welcome Harry D. McKinnon, MD. Dr. McKinnon is board certified in Family Practice and is now welcoming new patients. To schedule an appointment, please call 603-679-5114. For more information about Dr. McKinnon or other specialty services provided by Core Physicians visit corephysicians.org.