BERNSTEIN SHUR has once again received the highest possible ranking in Chambers USA, a prestigious directory of the nation’s top law firms and business lawyers, in the categories of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions (including Bankruptcy), Energy and Natural Resources and Real Estate.
M c LANE, GRAF, RAULERSON & MIDDLETON PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION received the highest rating from Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers in every practice area rated in the state of New Hampshire for the seventh year in a row.
LACONIA HARLEY-DAVIDSON and M c GOWAN FINE ART were two of the winners of the Business in the Arts Awards by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts. Laconia Harley-Davidson received accolades for its role in promoting and supporting the Winnipesaukee Playhouse through financial support and the successful raffle of a motorcycle. McGowan Fine Art was noted for its community support in serving on boards and assisting various visual and performing arts organizations.
FAMILIES IN TRANSITION’S OUTFITTERS THRIFT STORES in Manchester and Concord were named Best of New Hampshire 2013 in the secondhand clothing category by New Hampshire Magazine for the second year in a row.
AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE of Concord was awarded a $500 grant by Anne Slade Frey Charitable Trust in support of educational programs and coalition-building initiatives to promote leadership and greater capacity in immigrant-led organizations.
NEW HAMPSHIRE PEACE ACTION of Concord was awarded a $750 grant by Anne Slade Frey Charitable Trust in support of the annual Peace of Mind Conference.
THE DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION awarded $1,000 to Allenstown Public Library to support literacy programs. The foundation also awarded $1,000 to Maxfield Public Library in Loudon.
THE NEW HAMPSHIRE BANKERS ASSOCIATION is seeking nominations for its 2013 New Hampshire Community Banker of the Year Award. Nominations can include any bank employee who has gone above and beyond to help better the state through civic and community engagement. The deadline is July 3. Nomination letters should be mailed to the New Hampshire Bankers Association, P.O. Box 2586, Concord 03302-2586 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEREDITH VILLAGE SAVINGS BANK purchased $10,000 in tax credits through the Community Development Investment Program in support of Wentworth Economic Development Corporation. Tax credit contributions provide the organization with the resources to continue providing economic development services and resources to local businesses and communities.
MEREDITH VILLAGE SAVINGS BANK donated $4,140 to the Lakes Region Humane Society of Ossipee.
THE LAKES REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE welcomes the following members: ANNIE’S CAFE & CATERING; HIGH SPEED ROUTING; WESLEY WOODS; INTEGRATED LEAD INSPECTION SERVICES; SUB 5 RACE MANAGEMENT; NE WIRELESS/US CELLULAR AUTHORIZED AGENT AT THE BELKNAP MALL; JSC COMMERCIAL ROOFING; CAFe DeJa VU; BEANS & GREENS FARM; THE GOLF CLUB AT PATRICK’S PLACE; PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL; USOURCE LLC; MEREDITH PLACE VETERINARY EMERGENCY HOSPITAL; BROOKS BROTHERS FACTORY STORE AT TANGER OUTLET; ENERGYNORTH PROPANE; TOM POST, REALTOR; LYNN MCGRATH OF WEDBUSH SECURITIES; NEW ENGLAND PORCH ROCKERS; TAMARACK RESTAURANT; MARK ASHLEY, REALTOR LAKES REGION REALTY; BYRON’S SEPTIC SERVICE; VERIZON GO WIRELESS AT THE BELKNAP MALL; SULLOWAY & HOLLIS; WORRY FREE RESTORATION; SEALITE USA; LAWSON, PERSSON & WELDON-FRANCKE; RIGHT ANGLE CONSTRUCTION; KENNELL ORTHODONTICS; STEPPING STONES STRATEGIES; BELKNAP COUNTY; CHILDREN’S DENTISTRY OF THE LAKES REGION; and NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL.