31st Annual Rotary Club of Portsmouth Golf Tournament

31st Annual Rotary Club of Portsmouth Golf Tournament on June 14th at the Pease Golf Course in Portsmouth in honor of Marie Brownell. Marie and her husband Rick were awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship in honor of the $25,000 that they have donated to Rotary International over the past 16 years. We are inviting our fellow members and members of the community to find it in their hearts to sponsor this important event. Here is a link to our sponsorship deck https://events.golfstatus.com/event/31st-annual-portsmouth-rotary-club-golf-tournament/details/registration-details

Third Annual Charity Corn Hole Tournament

Sponsorships are now available for the

Third Annual Charity Corn Hole Tournament to be Hosted by Dover, Rollinsford, South Berwick Lions Club

The Dover, Rollinsford, South Berwick Lions Club is hosting its third annual Corn Hole Tournament on August 10, 2024 at The Barn at Dunn Farm in Berwick.  Funds raised will benefit local charity “Annie’s Angels” (www.anniesangels.org).  Annie’s Angels helps families struggling with life threatening illness and disabilities in and around the seacoast area.   

Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsorships are available through June 30, 2023.

Last year the group raised $6,000 for Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Health thanks to the local business community that rallied to support the cause, including SC Digital, Seacoast Tree Care, Southers Construction, J. Lapierre Construction, Jayco Disposal, Key Auto Group, Kind Farms, Somersworth Nissan, High Effect Web Design, Insurcomm, Jennifer Halteman Insurance, Meineke,  BankNH, Kennebunk Savings, M&T Bank, and Servpro.

Turnout is expected to exceed 500 people, including players and spectators. Sponsors will be featured on T-shirts, banners, plus additional options. 

For more information, or to become a sponsor, visit https://birdease.com/cornholeforacure

12,000 Years in the Granite State

12,000 Years in the Granite State with anthropologist Robert Goodby on Thursday, May 16th beginning 6 pm at Portsmouth Historical Society. In 2009, an archaeological survey for the new Keene Middle School discovered the remains of Paleoindians. Free admission. RSVP at www.PortsmouthHistory.org

Step into Your Wellness Workshop

Step into Your Wellness Workshop

 

Three Keys to Hollistic Foot care & Foot pain prevention

Tuesday April 30th online at 7pm.

Come join me for the last day of Footcare Awareness Month! FREE online Webinar.
Explore foot anatomy, food for feet, preventive care, holistic health with pain prevention all your keys to happy, pain-free feet!
Register here for the Zoom Link

https://www.eventbrite.com/…/step-into-your-wellness…

Lecture Discusses Maine After Gettysburg

Lecture Discusses Maine After Gettysburg 

 

South Berwick, Maine- Old Berwick Historical Society will present an online lecture titled “Maine After Gettysburg” on Thursday, April 25 at 7:00pm via Zoom. When The Civil War began, Maine responded immediately to the call for soldiers, raising fourteen regiments of infantry and one of cavalry in 1861. Organized in the Maine Volunteer Militia in August 1862, the 20th Maine Infantry mustered into Federal service several weeks later. Historian Brad Fletcher explores the human cost and impact of the Civil War’s greatest battle on the State of Maine. The lecture is No registration is required to view the lecture.

 

Brad Fletcher taught history at Berwick Academy for over 30 years, and served as Chair of the History Department before retiring. He has presented lectures and programs for the historical society several times in the past. 

 

The lecture is free and open to the public. The link to the lecture is posted on the home page of www.oldberwick.org. The lecture will be recorded and posted to the society’s website. The Old Berwick Historical Society’s 2024 lectures are generously sponsored by Kennebunk Savings and supported by historical society members and donors.

Cornerstone VNA Hosts FREE Caregiver Event

Cornerstone VNA Hosts FREE Caregiver Event

 

Rochester, NH – Cornerstone VNA, a local nonprofit home health provider, is pleased to announce the eighth annual Caregivers Connect, a special supportive event for family caregivers in the community. This free in-person event will take place at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Dover on Wednesday, May 8, from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, and is generously underwritten by First Seacoast Bank.

 

Attendees will hear from guest speaker Adrienne Cress, LCMHC, REAT, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Adrienne will present “Tending to the Self with SoulCollage®”.  SoulCollage® is a creative practice available to anyone who can wield a pair of scissors with an open mind. Caregivers will learn this simple yet intuitive collage practice as an instrument of connection with the strengths of their intricate psyche, their ‘Higher Self’, their beloved community, and animal companions. In a supportive and non-judgmental environment, participants will make their own SoulCollage® card and learn in small groups how to hear the wisdom of their creations using the “I Am One Who” exercise. In addition, each caregiver registrant who attends this event on May 8th will receive a complimentary journal, a special quilt from the Cocheco Quilters Guild, and a delicious smoothie treat from Tropical Smoothie Café.

 

Julie Reynolds, RN, MS, President/CEO of Cornerstone VNA shares, “We are so proud to be able to offer this wonderful annual community gathering for area family caregivers. Our theme this year underscores the remarkable support caregivers give their loved ones.” Janice Howard, Life Care – Private Duty Director at Cornerstone VNA adds, “Getting together with other caregivers really makes a difference. It’s all about sharing our stories and feeling understood in our journey of caring for someone we love or a friend. We’re super excited about our annual Caregivers Connect! It’s one of those events we’re really proud of because it helps us better support the amazing family caregivers in our communities.”

 

To register for Caregivers Connect or to learn more, call 800-691-1133 x1109 or visit https://cornerstonevna.org/event/caregivers-connect-2024/. In addition to this special annual event, Cornerstone VNA provides family caregiver support throughout the year, including monthly Caregiver Cafés in collaboration with four local libraries in Farmington, Strafford, Dover, and Wolfeboro. Learn more about caregiver resources and support at https://cornerstonevna.org/caregiver-support/.

 

Cornerstone VNA currently serves Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. The team at Cornerstone VNA provides award-winning care and support through five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty, and Community Care. For over 111 years, Cornerstone VNA has been committed to bringing services to people of all ages so that families can stay together at home, even when facing the challenges of aging, surgical recovery, chronic or life-threatening illnesses or end-of-life care. To learn more about Cornerstone VNA, visit www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.

Cornerstone VNA Welcomes New Board Member

Cornerstone VNA Welcomes New Board Member

 

Rochester, NH – Cornerstone VNA, your local nonprofit home health and hospice care organization, is pleased to welcome and introduce the newest member of their Board of Directors, Mark Farrell.

 

Mark is a resident of Northwood, NH, and serves as the Director of Manufacturing Operations at Laars Heating Systems Company in Rochester, NH. He has over 46 years of manufacturing experience, which includes 40 years in manufacturing management and 36 years with Laars. His volunteer activities have included 18 years as a Scoutmaster, 10 years serving on the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors—where he chaired the board for 2 years—4 years as Vice Chair on the Gafney Home for the Aged Board of Directors, and an additional 3 years on the Frisbie Hospital Board of Trustees. Mark has also been serving as a member of Cornerstone VNA’s Fund Development Committee since December 2022. Through his years of volunteer service and his professional career, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge to the Cornerstone VNA Board of Directors with his experience in community philanthropy and outreach.

 

Mark shares, “I was so excited to have been nominated and approved to serve on the board at Cornerstone VNA. I am looking forward to continuing my goal of helping the board with my experience to further its mission and to further help our community.” According to Julie Reynolds, RN, MS, President/CEO, “Mark is a longtime supporter and is familiar with our programs and services. We are extremely excited and proud to have him join our Board of Directors. He is continually active in the community as a volunteer and businessperson and will be invaluable as we continue to advance the mission of Cornerstone VNA.”

 

Cornerstone VNA currently serves Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. The team at Cornerstone VNA provides award-winning care and support through five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty, and Community Care. For 111 years, Cornerstone VNA has been committed to providing services to people of all ages so that families can stay together at home, even when facing the challenges of aging, surgical recovery, chronic or life-threatening illnesses or end-of-life care. To learn more about Cornerstone VNA, visit www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.

 

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