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2: Doug McNutt, associate state director for AARP New Hampshire, congratulates AARP New Hampshire's 2013 Advocacy Volunteers of the Year, Claira Monier, left, of Goffstown, and Sherri Harden, right, also of Goffstown.
3: Citizens Bank New Hampshire president Joe Carelli presents Renee Carney--a Nashua resident and senior teller at the Citizens Bank Nashua Coliseum branch with the Citizens Helping Citizens Volunteer Award for her outstanding commitment to the community. Carney regularly volunteers for the Caregivers Caring Cupboard, coaches two Nashua Crusaders youth cheerleading teams, and participates annually in the American Cancer Society's 24-hour Relay for Life. As part of the award, the Citizens Bank Foundation will contribute $1,500 to the Nashua Crusaders and $1,000 to the American Cancer Society.
4: Employees of TFMoran and Dylan Cruess, center, the firm's chief operating officer, accept a Contribution Plaque from Maria White, CEO of the American Red Cross of New Hampshire, for their donation of more than $2,000 to Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.
5: Phillip Walker, left, International Law Section chairman for the New Hampshire Bar Association, presents Attorney George Bruno with the 2013 Daniel Webster International Lawyer of the Year Award. Bruno, a retired U.S. ambassador, was recognized for being 'among the most versatile and effective international lawyers' in the state bar association.
6: Gary Frost, left, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Manchester, and Board President Harry Malone, of Devine Millimet, right, congratulate the nonprofit's 2013 Directors of the Year: Jeffrey Wheeler, second from left, of Baker Newman Noyes; Diane Raymond, center, of the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits; and Paul Sargeant, second from right, of Keller Williams Realty.
7: Bethany Roy, right, branch manager for Granite State Credit Union in Concord, presents a $1,037 donation for Honor Flight New England to Joe Byron, left, Honor Flight New England founder; Mary Beth Bennett, second from left, Honor Flight volunteer and credit union employee; and Herk Streitburger, second from right' a veteran and Honor Flight Ambassador. To date, the credit union has donated nearly $4,000 to Honor Flight, which flies veterans to Washington, D.C. at no cost for a tour of war memorials and reflection.
8: Rick Wallis, left, president and CEO of Piscataqua Savings Bank, presents a $1,500 donation on behalf of the bank to Julie Kennedy and Peter Rice, of Madam Ovary, the Elizabeth Bennett Rice Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research. Kennedy is a board member and Rice is director of Madam Ovary, which was established in honor of his wife, who passed away from ovarian cancer.
9: Ray Milliard, left, administrator at Salem-haven in Salem, and John Polder, center, president of the New Hampshire Health Care Association, present New Hampshire Senate President Chuck Morse, right, with the NHCCA's 2013 Carl Johnson Legislative Service Award, which is given annually to a legislator for outstanding work on behalf of nursing homes and assisted living facilities and their residents and employees.
10: On Dec. 2, The Nashua Bank, a division of Lake Sunapee Bank, celebrated the opening of its second banking office at 115 Daniel Webster Highway in Nashua. At the ribbon cutting from left are Frank Teas, senior vice president, director of banking services; Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau; Amanda O'Leary, branch manager; Stephen R. Theroux, president and CEO of Lake Sunapee Bank; and Chris Williams, president and CEO of the Nashua Chamber of Commerce.
11: Saint Mary's Bank recently awarded The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester with a $2,000 community outreach grant, which will be used to create a mobile responsive website for Bedford Counseling Associates, an affiliate program of the MHCGM, which offers counseling for children, teens and adults. Pictured from left to right are Leo Simard, St. Mary's director of business development and retail sales, Sandra Seney, MHCGM marketing and development director, and Tom Champagne, the credit union's director of community outreach.
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