Alliance Asset Management is CATCH Neighborhood Housing’s new property management company. Alliance Asset Management is also involved in the Work Experience Program, sponsored by the New Hampshire Employment Program, Southern New Hampshire Services and the New Hampshire Department of Heath and Human Services. The program is designed to create the opportunity for an individual to shift from public assistance to independence. The work host enables the participant by teaching crucial job skills, assisting with resume building and work references and a job or the referral of job placement.
THE DIPSY DOODLE DAIRY BAR at 142 Park St. in Northfield has reopened for the season.
MEREDITH VILLAGE SAVINGS BANK donated $3,795 to the Lakes Region Humane Society of Ossipee.
ENH POWER will underwrite New Hampshire Public Radio’s Giving Matters program.
HERMIT WOODS WINERY celebrated its grand opening of its new Meredith home Saturday and Sunday. Hermit Woods has partnered with Oglethorpe’s Fine Arts & Crafts, which will manage the gift side of the winery.
THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY recognized PSNH, LIBERTY UTILITIES, the NEW HAMPSHIRE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE and UNITIL with its 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year award for outstanding contributions to reducing energy use by delivering energy efficiency information and services to their customers.
HANDMADE PET CO. of Laconia has chosen to honor New Hampshire soldiers with a gift for their loyal canine companions. From now until the end of the month, active, reserve or retired soldiers or their spouses can contact the company to receive a free camo bandana that slips over a dog collar. For more information, visit handmadepet.com or visit (877) 207-5350.
THE NATIONAL CENTER ON SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME recognized New Hampshire at the third annual Strengthening Families Summit as a PURPLE Statewide Program for its efforts to prevent shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma. Maria Doyle of the NEW HAMPSHIRE CHILDREN’S TRUST has been working with organizations across the state to implement the Period of PURPLE Crying program, which offers information on normal infant crying.
RBS CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP announces enhancements to its financial literacy program, “Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money.” New component include a competitive application process for nonprofits to apply for funding, a social media initiative to celebrate “Money Mentors” and an online financial literacy resource center dedicated to encouraging healthy financial habits.
COLBY-SAWYER COLLEGE in New London will change from a predominately three-credit per course curriculum structure to a predominantly four-credit per course model with an increase in both class time and out-of-class work time. The change is intended to better foster engaged learning and offer more flexibility for study abroad and transfer students. Students will take four classes instead of five and faculty will teach three courses instead of four per semester.