Business notes for Dec. 10
JEWETT AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION completed an extensive, 18-month renovation of the GRAPPONE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP’S TOYOTA DEALERSHIP in Bow. The new 77,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art, energy efficient facility – the only Toyota dealership in New England to receive LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council – also houses an expanded drive-in service department, as well as the company’s corporate headquarters.
MEINEKE CARE has opened at 1022 Union Ave. in Laconia. Barry Williams of Alton, owner of three other New Hampshire based Meineke’s (Hudson, Nashua and Concord) had his eyes on the Lakes Region for many years. He partnered with John Skehan and brought Meineke to the Union Ave. location.
BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE was named Outstanding Partner by the U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION in its 2012 lender awards. The bank was awarded for its long-term partnership with the SBA.
NHTI is expanding its Advanced Manufacturing curriculum to help fill the void in associate degree programs for automation and robotics. In partnership with OSRAM SYLVANIA, NHTI has developed a new associate’s degree program in automation and process control that will be launched next fall.
THE LAKES REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is seeking nominations for this year’s outstanding organizations that have remodeled, renovated or rebuilt in 2012. To nominate a business, visit lakesregionchamber.org. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 15.
THE LAKES REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE plans to publish Lakes Region magazine, a relocation and economic development guide.
CROP MARKS DESIGN STUDIO and SIMPLE MAN WEB DESIGN, both of Concord, have combined talents to bring a new face of web and graphic design to the capital city. FUSE WEB & DESIGN delivers web and print-based marketing.
MOONLIGHT MEADERY of Londonderry has received an initial investment from VESTED FOR GROWTH of Concord. Vested For Growth provides risk-tolerant capital, business education and CEO peer-learning opportunities to help owners of small-to medium-sized businesses increase profits and create higher-quality jobs.