Business notes for Dec. 24
BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE and its employees raised $120,000 to donate to local United Ways. In addition to employee contributions and the bank’s match, Bank of New Hampshire’s United Way Committee coordinated fundrasiers such as an intra net auction, jeans days, cookbook sales, bake sales and the cutest pet photo contest to raise an additional $13,932.
LOGINOV & ASSOCIATES congratulates BIOLITE on the awarding of its U.S. patent for its unqiue stove technology. BioLite’s newly patented thermoelectric technology burns found fuel, such as twigs and small bits of wood, and converts the heat to electricity that powers a fan to make the fire ultra-efficient. Extra electricity can also be used to charge small electronics like mobile phones, tablets and LED lights. Loginov & Associates serves as BioLite’s intellectual property and patent law firm.
LINCOLN FINANCIAL FOUNDATION awarded a $17,500 grant to the NEW HAMPSHIRE HUMANITIES COUNCIL for its Connections adult literacy program. The grant represents the foundation’s fifth year of investing in the Connections program.
NORTH BRANCH CONSTRUCTION of Concord has begun building a testing facility for SIG SAUER, leading firearms manufacturer. This two-level, 12,000 square foot facility will be constructed within its existing manufacturing building in Newington and be used to function-test new production.
FRANKLIN SAVINGS BANK helped SPAULDING YOUTH CENTER in Northfield with construction financing for its newly opened 22,000 square foot, energy efficient school building. The bank not only helps the community with lending, but also with support for substantial projects that will significantly enhance the lives of the people in the communities of Franklin, Tilton, Bristol, Boscawan, Hill, Sanbornton, Belmont, New Hampton, Andover, Alexandria, Laconia, Gilford and Gilmanton with its Franklin Savings Bank Fund for Community Advancement. Grants are awarded bi-annually and range from $2,000 to $7,500.
MCLANE, GRAF, RAULERSON & MIDDLETON has established a new government and public strategies group, McLane GPS. Joel Maiola and Rich Sigel are teaming up with McLane, the state’s largest law firm, to help businesses and organizations navigate complex issues involving government, and in the arena of public and strategic communications.