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December 6, 2012

People on the Move

Wonderland Thrift Store in Exeter has opened a new store in the Colby Corner Plaza, Route 27, in Raymond. Hours at the new store are Tues.-Sat., 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Raymond location can accept small donations, 2-3 bags or boxes per visit. And remember every purchase you make increases the amount of Wonderland proceeds donated to great community organizations each month. For more information, call 603-793-4284 or email info@wonderlandthrift.org.

The local certified public accounting firm of Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Professional Association, recently announced the addition of Mark Wesolaski of Raymond to its professional staff. Wesolaski joins the firm as a staff accountant. The firm maintains five New Hampshire office locations, including Wolfeboro, North Conway, Dover, Concord and Stratham. Leone, McDonnell & Roberts has a staff of more than forty employees, including twenty-five professionals and seven partners. For more information about the firm, visit www.lmrpa.com.

Jewett Construction Company, Inc. has completed construction of a new Pro Shop at the SIG SAUER Academy in Exeter. The new, 4500 sf facility is designed to house the Academy’s administrative staff as well as a large Pro Shop for display and sale of SIG SAUER firearms and accessories. Jewett Construction Company, Inc. is a Raymond-based design-build / construction management firm celebrating forty years as a family-owned and operated firm specializing in commercial and industrial projects throughout the Northeast. For more information, visit www.jewettconstruction.com.

The Provident Bank has once again earned the highest 5-Star Rating for positive performance from BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s bank rating firm. The quarterly ratings were announced on September 6, and are based on June 30, 2012, financial data. For more information, please visit TheProvidentBank.com.

The economy may have cooled off, but Heartwood Media is hotter than ever. The Manchester-based video company recently picked up another award for excellence. The Palace Theatre promo video was selected as “Best of Video” in the NH Creative Club’s Annual Show. The NH Creative Club’s Annual Show is New Hampshire’s premier juried exhibition showcasing creative excellence from northern New England’s graphic and web designers, videographers, copywriters, illustrators, photographers, and students.

Peggy Knoettner, Kristin Sullivan and their team from Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group’s Bedford office, were recently recognized by the Real Trends organization and the Wall Street Journal as tied for #70 out of the Top 250 real estate agents in the entire country in the closed transactions category. To learn more about Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group, please visit www.masiello.com.

Portsmouth Christian Academy, located on 55 acres of beautiful riverfront property in Dover, is celebrating its 20th school year of service to families in the Seacoast area. PCA is a largest independent Christian school in New England, attracting students from the North Shore of Massachusetts, seacoast New Hampshire and southern Maine. PCA enrolls over 620 students in grades pre-kindergarten through college preparatory high school. PCA has earned a reputation for challenging academics, competitive athletic teams, an exceptional fine arts program, and a focus on character development based on a Christian worldview. Its graduates attend some of the finest colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and abroad. Need and merit based financial aid is available. For more information, contact Diane Sipp at dsipp@pcaschool.org or call 742-3617, ext. 116

 

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