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1: The Workplace Benefit Sollutions Harvest Golf Classic, held at the Manchester Country Club, brought in $36,500 to benefit the Now Hampshire Food Bank. Melanie Gosselin, executive director of the food bank, left, is shown receiving the donation from David Larrivee, principal consultant at Workplace Benefit Solutions, a Manchester-based employee benefit consulting and brokerage firm.

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2: Earlier this month, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen toured Somersworth-based Airex Corp., a manufacturing and engineering firm, to discuss the importance of securing a long-term reauthorization for the Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, Program.

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3: Laconia Savings Bank has donated $2,000 to help fund necessary electrical upgrades for the Gunstock Ski Club's clubhouse, which was built by volunteers. Pictured making the donation, from left, are Ann Marie Shumway, Treasurer for Gunstock Ski Club; Ruth Turner McLaughlin, President for Gunstock Ski Club; and Barry Leonard, Vice President--Commercial Lending Officer for Laconia Savings Bank.

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4: The Parade of Homes, an annual event hosted by the Home Builders & Remedelers Association of Now Hampshire and sponsored by Wells Fargo, presented a $1,000 donation to Granite State Independent Living. For the past three years, GSIL--a nonprofit providing resources to those with disabilities--has been the charity partner for this premier event. On hand to award the donation were, from left, Trudy Sutherland, NHBR; Pat Molettieri, Xtreme Audio & Video; Ed Johnson, Wells Fargo Homo Mortgage; Milzi Davidson, Mitzi's Window Fashions & Interiors; Clyde E. Terry and Debora Krider of GSIL; Kendall Buck, HBRANH; Patti Phelps and Ann Made Finn of All In The Details; and Jim Ingram, Delia Inc., The Viking Center.

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5: Peter Reich, DMD, celebrated the recent opening of his now practice, White Birch Oral Surgery, in Dover. At the ribbon-cutting were, from left, Chris Dully, Small Business Development Center; Carol Estes, Optima Bank and Trust; Wendy Reich, White Birch Oral Surgery; Dr. Peter Reich; Janice Baita, Gail Williams and Katie Ham of White Birch; and Kirt Schuman, Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce.

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6: The Palace Theatre will hold its third annual 'Table Talk' fundraiser on March 11 at the Berryfield Restaurant in Manchester. Businesses decorate their sponsored tables with a theme to showcase their companies while attendees vote on their favorite design. Shown at last year's event are, from left Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas; Michael L'Ecuyer, vice chair, Palace Theatre board of trustees; and Emily Shakra, Bellwether Community Credit Union and event committee co-chair.

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7: Citizens Bank employees assisted the staff of SL Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on Wheels, with creating gift bags for the more than 1,300 homebound clients the organization serves. Suzanne Figueroa, a senior vice president at Citizens Bank, is pictured collecting goodies for the holiday gift bags.

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8: Heritage Harley-Davidson Inc. and Concord Harley Owners Group have recently donated $2,250 to the Chaplain Emergency Relief Fund, which provides temporary financial help for military members and their families who are facing unexpected financial needs. Shown making the donation are, from left, Eileen Sleeper, Heritage Harley Davidson; Brent Boorsma, Chaplain Emergency Relief Fund trustee; and Jim Moody, Concord HOG member.

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