Business notes

Published: 06-03-2023 2:00 PM

NHTrust is pleased to welcome David J. James, who has joined the company as a Financial Advisor. James will be based at NHTrust’s Concord office inside Merrimack County Savings Bank at 89 N. Main Street. James is responsible for managing the creation and execution of detailed financial plans for people, companies, and organizations.

The Birches at Concord, a Benchmark Mind & Memory Care community, has ranked among the best memory care communities in New Hampshire and the entire U.S. for the second straight year. In U.S. News & World Report’s second annual Best Senior Living ratings published today, the community was selected following a comprehensive resident and family member survey. The Birches is the only assisted living community in all of Merrimack County to have earned this prestigious award.  The Birches earned “Best” status by achieving the highest possible rating for memory care. Respondents gave the community high marks in critical areas, such as overall value, management and staff, resident enrichment, dining and food, safety, transportation, maintenance, housekeeping and location.

The Elms Restaurant and Bar at the New London Inn, announces a celebration of the newly appointed Executive Chef, Ken Cazeñas, and new General Manager, Kate Holt. Chef Ken will also assume the role of Executive Chef at the beloved New London classic, Oak & Grain Restaurant at the Inn at Pleasant Lake. In her role as general manager, Kate will oversee daily operations of both restaurants and inns.

NHTrust is pleased to announce that Larissa Georgoulakos has joined the company as a Financial Associate. Georgoulakos will be based out of NHTrust’s Concord office at 89 North Main Street. In this role, GNHTrusteorgoulakos will be part of the shared services support team for NHTrust, assisting advisors as well as clients.

Lawrence Morgan of Concord has joined the Board of Directors of Two Villages Art Society (TVAS) as president and executive director. As an oil painter specializing in portraits, Morgan has been an artist member of the organization for two years. TVAS is a nonprofit, member-driven arts organization in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, with a gallery in Contoocook.

Merrimack County Savings Bank is honored to support new Americans looking for a fresh start in New Hampshire. Working together with Overcomers Refugee Services, The Merrimack not only provides financial assistance to the non-profit, but also offers financial literacy courses about the basics of banking.  Established in 2013, Overcomers was inspired by Executive Director, Clement Kigugu, who came to the US from Rwanda in 2006 seeking asylum.

Terrapin Tours, a group travel company in New Hampshire, is thrilled to announce its latest fundraising initiatives have raised over $1,000 to support their Student Travel Scholarship Program, expanding their ability to provide travel scholarships to New Hampshire high school students.

Meredith Village Savings Bank is proud to once again support Humble Grunt Work and their capital campaign to build a new Meredith Veterans Memorial. MVSB made an initial $25,000 donation to the project in early 2022 and recently matched that for a total of $50,000.  The monument will be situated on the front lawn of the recently renovated Meredith Public Library and will feature the names of all Meredith residents who honorably served throughout all of the nation’s conflicts since the Revolutionary War. It will be made of granite or a combination of granite/bronze with an accessible walkway, new flagpole, lighting and granite benches.


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