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March 7, 2013

People on the Move: March 7, 2013

Marine Corps Pvt. Taylor R. Johnson, son of Susan and Douglas Johnson of Hampstead, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Johnson is a 2012 graduate of Pinkerton Academy of Derry.

Timberlane Regional High School was selected as one of four New England Schools to showcase their current 21st century practices at the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendent (CAPPS) “Students at the Center” conference. The presentation highlighted Timberlane’s progression and success in the areas of: school climate, freshman academy, co-teaching, differentiation, multiple pathways, and the integration of technology. Representing Timberlane at the conference were Principal Donald Woodworth, Assistant Principal Mary Widman, Special Education Department Chair Ros Moriarty, Guidance Counselor Heather Roy and Special Education teacher leader Bill Mealey.The group is part of the New England Secondary School Consortium and the League of Innovative Schools.

More residents in the Granite State can quickly email photos, download music and surf the Internet now that FairPoint Communications has expanded broadband service to more than 140 homes and businesses in the towns of Fremont, Brentwood and Stratham. This expansion is part of FairPoint’s plan to increase broadband access to 95 percent of its service areas in New Hampshire. High-speed connection areas include portions of the following streets/roads in: Fremont: Beach, Bean, Brentwood: Deer, Gristmill, Kelsy, Kirsten, Main, Pigeon, Pine, Riverside and Tibbetts; Brentwood: Fellows, Hilltop, Middle, Mill, Old Danville, River and Rousseau; andStratham: Marin and One Fine Chocolate.

JP Sanborn, the President and Founder of Journeyman basketball, and Alex Price, President of the Journeyman Players Association, delivered a framed jersey and league photo to Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics in Exeter on November 9. The jersey was given as a token of appreciation and presented to Sports Medicine physician Dr. Kevin Heaton and Eric Cimon, Community Relations Director for Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics. Earlier in 2012, the Physicians of Access Sports Medicine made a generous donation to Journeyman Basketball to help pay for 200 new jerseys which will be worn by the 500 athletes that participate Journeyman Basketball program each year.

The Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) of Southern New Hampshire is pleased to announce a tax credit purchase from TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank¨, in the amount of $25,000 towards REDC’s Annual Capacity Program. The donation will allow REDC to continue to serve new and growing business through alternative lending and technical support within its territory. With the development of the REDC Business Training Center, REDC will soon be able to provide a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, existing businesses, lenders and community leaders seeking assistance to help them stimulate economic activities. Included will be space, with complete electronic support, for training sessions sponsored by area business groups, trade associations, and educational institutions.

International Cars, Ltd. (ICL) and its family of dealerships, including Honda North, Dover Honda, Dover Chevrolet, Audi Strathamand Porsche of Stratham, proudly presented a donation of $15,000 to Veterans Northeast Outreach Center, located in Haverhill, MA. To commemorate “Veterans Appreciation Month”, ICL dealerships donated $100 from every vehicle sold to the Center and its programs addressing the needs of veterans and their families throughout the Merrimack Valley. In addition to donating $100 per vehicle, ICL also offered employee pricing to all veterans and active duty military members throughout the month of November.

 

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  • Citizen of the Year

    The Atkinson Lions Club is pleased to announce that Martin (Marty) Feuer, pictured, has been chosen as the Atkinson Citizen of the Year for 2014. Marty has been an active member of the community since 1951 having been a firefighter for many years and served on the Timberlane School Board. He was the former owner of Feuer Lumber Company, and has passed the torch (and the business) to his son John Feuer. Marty is a U.S. Army Air Force veteran serving as a Glider Pilot and was shot down September 19, 1944 over Rethy, Belgium, and fought in the Normandy invasion. He has been married to his wife Eleanor, for more than 66 years and will celebrate his 93rd birthday on May 3. Please join the Feuer family and the Atkinson Lions to celebrate on Sun., May 4, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Atkinson Congregational Church.

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    The Granite State South Board of REALTOR®s Affiliates Raise Money for Veterans’ Charities. On March 4th, the GSSBR Affiliates Committee presented the Liberty House with a check for over $3,000 raised from the successfully sold out event GSSBR, Love and Laughter Comedy Night for Veterans’ Charities. The event was held on January 24th at the Atkinson Country Club. On hand for the photo opportunity are, from left to right, Tammy Verani, RMS Mortgage, Josh Frias from Radius Financial Group, Paul Descoteaux of Schaefer Mortgage, Keith Howard, Liberty House Executive Director, Larry George from St Mary's Bank, Stacy McCabe-Knight, GSSBR CEO, Andy Gould of Olde Patriot Title and Closing Services, James Gallagher from Bank of NH, and Jennifer Prescott, Pentucket Bank. Photo by Janira Wheatley.

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  • Thomas Hugh Clinton, 73

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  • Jo Ann Hughes, 79

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