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October 24, 2013

People on the Move: October 17, 2013

They responded to Hurricane Sandy, fought fires, provided relief to disaster-devastated communities, mentored disadvantaged youth, coordinated thousands of volunteers, and developed into our nation’s future leaders. AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) graduated 479 members this July who completed over half a million hours of service and over 275 projects, including 78 disaster services projects. One local individual was part of this effort and completed ten months of full-time service to communities in need: Jennifer Chasse of Hampstead. Chasse, who arrived at NCCC’s Pacific Region Campus in Sacramento, Calif. on October 10, 2012 to begin her term of service, graduated from the program on July 23, 2013. Most Corps Members departed from their respective campus and began travel to their home of record immediately following their ceremony. Chasse was part of a team of about 10 other members who completed a series of six- to eight-week-long projects in different communities across the country.

For the sixth consecutive year, Exeter Health Resources has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health care organizations for its use of information technology. This year the local health care organization received the highest level of recognition given out to hospitals in the nationwide Most Wired ranking, according to the 2013 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Exeter Health Resources is one of only 200 organizations recognized across the country. This recognition places Exeter Hospital in the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient quality and safety outcomes. For more information, visit exeterhospital.com, or call 603-580-6668.

Beckwood Services, Inc., in Plaistow, a leading manufacturer of electronic controls for automated capital equipment and analytical instruments for Fortune 1000 companies, has recently been awarded Raytheon’s prestigious 5 Star Supplier Award for its performance in 2012. Companies receiving this award are judged by several criteria, including affordability, quality, on-time delivery, sustained performance and commitment to continuous process and quality improvements. Beckwood is currently in its fourth year of providing mission critical components for Raytheon’s Patriot Program. In this short period of time, Beckwood has earned recognition as a 4 Star supplier and has achieved the 5 Star designations twice. Out of over two thousand suppliers, Raytheon recognized only fifteen 5 Star suppliers for their performance in 2012 requirements.

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  • Volunteer of the Year

    Atkinson Academy Elementary School has named its Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Timberlane Regional High School graduate Ashley Higham, right, received the award from teacher Meredith Bastien, pictured left. Ashley volunteered her services three days a week for two hours in 5-K Intensive Needs classes during the school year.

    Volunteer of the Year Posted 14 hours ago 1 Photo
  • Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit

    NEWBURYPORT, MA —Mary Carolyn Webber of Kingston will present her monotype paintings at the Newburyport Art Association, located at 65 Water Street, Newburyport, MA. The Opening Reception will be held on Fri., August 1, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The exhibit runs through August 10. Other artists in the show include: Patty de Grandpre, Kate Higley, Muriel Angelil, Mary Tuttle, Kate Hanlon, Barbara Nachmias-Kedesdy, Ila Cox, Susan Dosick, Susan Jaworski-Stranc, Mary Arthur Pollak, and Jim Tinguely. For more information, call 978-465-8769, or visit www.newburyportart.org.

    Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit Posted 3 days ago 1 Photo
  • Chief Stephen Savage Honored.

    The new Plaistow Police Department Training Facility was named for veteran Police Chief Stephen Savage, insert, the town’ longest-serving Chief. Several area police departments will be utilizing the modern facility.

    Chief Stephen Savage Honored Posted 14 days ago 1 Photo
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    File photo Electra Alessio receives a business award on behalf of Carriage Towne News from the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2004. Chamber president Joe Bevilacqua, right, and Jeffrey Butland of the U.S. Small Business Administration make the presentation.

    Saluting the force behind Carriage Towne Posted 57 days ago 5 Photos
  • Masons Donate to Seacoast

    Gideon Masonic Lodge No. 84 of Kingston, made a substantial donation to three students from the Seacoast School of Technology of Exeter, during a fundraiser held at the lodge on Church St., in Kingston. The young men (all welders), will represent the State of NH in the National Skills Championship in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured above, from left, are: Linda Murray, parent advisor; Tim Lavelle. Gideon Lodge secretary; and the three technology students: Tiger Thongchanh, Jeremy Claar, and Ryan Murray.

    Masons Donate to Seacoast Updated 44 days ago 1 Photo
  • Family of the Year

    At the 115th annual Knights of Columbus Convention, held at the Radison Hotel in Nashua, Ron and Nancy Metevier from Council #6850 in Epping, were awarded the 2013-2014 Family of the Year. Pictured with them is the Very Rev. Agapit Jean Jr., the State Champlain for the K of C (also a member of Council #6850).

    Family of the Year Updated 44 days ago 1 Photo

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