The local community is invited to celebrate MVSB’s Grand Opening in Rochester
ROCHESTER — MVSB (Meredith Village Personal savings Lender) will be hosting a Grand Opening Celebration at their new Rochester Branch at 21 Farmington Highway (Route 11), in Rochester, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, June 27. The function will attribute giveaways, the huge purple Relay-for-Life chair, and ice cream and cupcakes from Clyde’s Cupcakes truck. All are invited to halt in to meet up with the crew, get pleasure from a treat and see the new office.
“We have been so warmly welcomed by the Lilac City and we glimpse ahead to exhibiting persons all over MVSB’s lovely new workplace and celebrating our opening with the community,” stated Jolene Whitehead, Department and Company Improvement Manager in Rochester.
MVSB has locations all over the better Lakes Area and opened its Portsmouth branch in 2017, growing its footprint to the Seacoast. The Bank’s new Rochester area will bridge a geographic gap amongst its two closest places in Alton and Portsmouth, presenting added ease for present-day banking consumers who are living in and around the Rochester space or who journey or commute among the Lakes Area and Seacoast parts.
BFA announces $61 million in new lending systems for NH Corporations
Concord — The New Hampshire Organization Finance Authority announced that New Hampshire has received $61 million in new funding to lend to Granite State companies. These new money will enable New Hampshire organizations higher entry to financing in get to improve in the publish-pandemic economy.
“100% of these money will be delivered immediately to New Hampshire firms in the variety of financial loans, ensures and entry to funds via our community lending companions,” stated James Crucial-Wallace, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Enterprise Finance Authority. “These money give an tremendous chance for New Hampshire and will turbo-cost the BFA’s previously prosperous applications that support providers mature and build higher-quality work opportunities.”
“Small firms are the spine of our point out and supporting their skill to innovate and develop is significant to our financial system,” said New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu. “New Hampshire is the greatest condition in the country for small corporations, and these funds reveal our motivation to holding New Hampshire at the cutting edge of the country’s economy.”
“I’m quite delighted to see these federal cash set to fantastic use by furnishing crucial support to New Hampshire enterprises,” mentioned New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “I’m also especially very pleased of the range of our little enterprises trying to find these loans, which incorporate veteran, minority and females-owned businesses, and businesses found in rural regions in order to enable pockets of our economy that are normally underserved. I search forward to seeing these corporations extend and thrive, and will proceed to advocate for federal aid that invests in our compact organization local community.”
To deliver financing to experienced firms, the BFA will do the job with area financial institution loan providers and regional enhancement firms. The BFA will also be offering direct financial loans to assist significant-advancement organizations as nicely as help higher access to get started-up financing.
Corporations fascinated in applying for a loan should really get to out to their area banking institution to see if they qualify. For additional facts about BFA programs and sources, make sure you visit www.NHBFA.com.
Portsmouth Rotary honors deserving citizens with vocational awards
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Rotary Club awarded five deserving citizens, annual Portsmouth Rotary Vocational Awards. Paul Harris started Rotary based mostly on someone’s occupation with the identify “Rotary” coming from the rotating conferences held amongst members’ get the job done places of work. The intention was to get one individual from every single of the communities’ several professions involve in one particular group so they could fulfill every other and join in furnishing company to the group – or as Rotary is recognised for declaring “Service earlier mentioned Self.”
Vocational Provider is the second of Rotary’s avenues of services (the other people becoming club assistance, community support, youth company, and international services). Vocation is of founding great importance to Rotary. Each calendar year, Portsmouth Rotary provides 4 awards to non-Rotarian users of the community who stroll the stroll and speak the converse of provider above self in their local community without the need of any expectation of recognition. Recipients are presented with a plaque and their alternative of a neighborhood charity to which $500 is will be donated in their name.
About the past couple of months, the associates of the Portsmouth Rotary ended up requested to nominate non-rotarian people in the neighborhood they imagined had been deserving of such an award. There was an wonderful pool of worthy nominations and there is clearly no shortage of fantastic civic-minded citizens in our group.
The pursuing have been selected along with their charities of option:
Community Service- Tricia Donohue (donating to Portsmouth Community Garden)
Normal- Joanne Moore (New & Again Thrift Store)
Education and learning- Anne Weidman & Steve Jones (donating to The Chase Property)
Wellbeing & Human Services- Lenore Sciuto (donating to One Sky Group Services).
Increased Rochester Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon chopping ceremony to celebrate new Meredith Village Price savings Bank Department
ROCHESTER — A ribbon reducing ceremony was held to rejoice the opening of MVSB new branch place of work positioned at 21 Farmington Road in Rochester on June 21. Associates from the Chamber, City, Financial institution personnel, and community members had been present to celebrate.
MVSB’s Rochester workplace was intended by Warrenstreet Architects, Inc. and design was managed by Conneston Design, Inc. The workplace marries the heat of a community lender with highend technological know-how. It is a warm and inviting place with a great deal of parking, travel up banking, a self-support coin counter and an ATM.
Mayor Paul Callaghan congratulated Meredith Village Personal savings Financial institution on their new area and welcomed them to Rochester.
Northeast Credit Union announces 2022 scholarship recipients
PORTSMOUTH — 20-3 hardworking student users have formally been selected as recipients of Northeast Credit rating Union’s 2022 Scholarship Awards.
Inside the scholarship plan, $40,000 was awarded to student associates in New Hampshire and Maine who displayed fantastic management, compassion, and commitment to academics, extracurriculars, and their communities.
This year, the method awarded college students from 16 distinct universities. Northeast Credit history Union declared the 2022 scholarship recipients in your spot:
Peter J. Kavalauskas Memorial Scholarship: Mason Rogers, Exeter Higher University
Philip W. Sullivan Memorial Scholarship: Michael Schoff, Portsmouth Substantial School
Appreciate Your Group Scholarship: Tyler Sheedy, Dover Significant School Margaret Parker, Dover Regional Job Specialized Center Shay Gillis, Exeter Significant School Maggie Fernandes, Exeter Significant School Gabrielle Madore, Newmarket Junior-Senior Superior School Elijah Tetreault, Noble Higher School Molly McCafferty, Portsmouth Substantial School Lydia Pease, Sanford Higher School Emma Boudreau, Spaulding Substantial School DeAndre Rawls, Spaulding Significant School Isabella Cunha, Virtual Finding out Academy and Constitution School.
Dover Chamber welcomes new associates
DOVER — The Increased Dover Chamber of Commerce a short while ago held ribbon cuttings to welcome new users to the chamber and to rejoice the relocation of a existing member. Consisting of above 430 present associates, the Larger Dover Chamber of Commerce has received 36 new users given that the start off of 2022. The new and relocating members consist of:
CarePatrol of New Hampshire and York County is a trustworthy placement organization for assisted residing, impartial dwelling, memory care services, and nursing homes. They provide senior residing possibilities primarily based on care wants and high quality of lifestyle for beloved types and the support is totally free to neighborhood users. CarePatrol has a three-phase system to assure basic safety, good quality, and peace of thoughts. By asking some particular queries, they match loved kinds with a community that ideal fits his or her requirements. Then they will investigate treatment solutions, existing the leading three matches, and offer personalized excursions of just about every choice. To find out additional, visit www.carepatrol.com or contact 603-842-4002.
Terrific Bay Yacht Club has remained correct to its mission of fostering the activity of sailing in the Excellent Bay region considering that 1958. Customers of the GBYC manage at the very least a few regattas each individual yr, such as two laser regattas and the annual MerryMac regatta. GBYC is a shut-knit team of sailing enthusiasts, and the club has two sailboats, Helpful Cat and MerryMac, for club members to use, alongside with a kayak rack. They have 11 moorings in the field, which are offered for rental by associates, and they also supply a mooring at the Isles of Shoals for member use. GBYC has partnered with the Gundalow Company to host a youth sailing plan each calendar year to further more their mission to market sailing. Future yr, for the club’s 65th Anniversary, GBYC designs to sponsor a Gala Celebration and Regatta to coincide with the Dover 400 celebration. To learn more about Wonderful Bay Yacht Club, visit www.greatbayyachtclub.org.
Video game Chamber, situated at 334 Central Ave. in Dover, is a community gaming and interest keep specializing in board games, tabletop miniature online games, collectible card game titles, and job-actively playing video games. Operator Cory Chambers envisions Match Chamber as a position for Dover and location residents to locate, test out, and perform video games. The shop has open spaces for clients to play video games, which lets people to try out and master online games right before getting them. At Recreation Chamber, there are online games for youngsters and people, as perfectly as a lot more strategic and demanding video games for grown ups and their good friends. The Match Chamber at this time hosts cost-free board recreation evenings every Wednesday. Game Chamber is open up just about every day other than Monday. To discover additional and to remain up to day on video game evenings and functions, visit www.facebook.com/GameChamberNH or www.gamechambernh.com.
Central Stitch, positioned at 458 Central Ave., is designed to be a one particular-quit shop for these who sew. The keep has a large inventory of material, thread, zippers, and other sewing supplies. The retail store also capabilities a present store showcasing community, distinctive products. Proprietor Alissa Gagnon thinks Dover wanted a sewing offer retail outlet, as the closest provide stores are in Newington or Rochester. The new spot will be easy for stitching enthusiasts in the Dover spot. Gagnon started off stitching 10 several years ago and she is now a longtime crafter and quilter. She’s looking ahead to sharing this hobby with other individuals who are interested. Central Sew is working towards finally internet hosting stitching courses and expanding functions with custom made orders. To understand much more about Central Stitch and what the store has to provide connect with 603-343-4361.
The Groovy Witch, a ladies clothing boutique, has changed its locale. They are now operating at 332 Central Ave. in Dover, which is ideal beside fellow chamber members Sport Chamber and Ryder Street Co. The eyesight of Groovy Witch owner Jaime Szopa has usually been to creatively merge her appreciate of fashion and devotion to the metaphysical into a fun knowledge for all. The boutique gives attire, tops, trousers, skirts, sweaters, jewelry and extras, children’s clothes, and even metaphysical things like incense sticks and dried herbs. Pay a visit to The Groovy Witch at their new area Tuesday by means of Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m., or on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Discover much more about the merchandise supplied at the boutique by visiting www.groovywitch.com or contacting 207-305-0097.