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Are We Connected?
NEW Ways to Connect!
September 14th Webinar
"Go On Tour" at The Elliot at River's Edge
Members Doing Well By Doing Good


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"How to Build a

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Wednesday, September 14th


Ginny Vanderslice
Praxis Consulting Group, Inc.

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"Go On Tour"

Tuesday, September 27th


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Summer Greetings!    


I know that August is busy as we all try and balance work with enjoying the beautiful weather and many events that seem to fill the summer months, but we hope you'll take a few minutes to read some of the great things packed into this month's e-newsletter.


Also, check out our freshly-launched website for the Certificate in Corporate Sustainability (if you click on the "Institute" tab, you'll see some of the Instructors and Panelists we have on board thus far, along with tentative agendas for the three days!). And don't forget to Register for September's Webinar & Go On Tour! Both of these events are FREE to you as a member. Take advantage of these great benefits of your NHBSR membership. Information & registration links below.


I hope you're enjoying your summer! 

Kate Luczko, Interim Executive Director

Members Doing Well By Doing Good


ReVision Energy helps Sunset Hill House in Franconia Notch Go "Back to the Future With Solar Hot Water."


Antioch University New England (AUNE) has received participation from 100 percent of the campus in its Green Guru initiative on workspace energy efficiency.


Congratulations to City Year New Hampshire for being named one of seven sites out of twenty across the network to receive a "Best of City Year" award from the National City Year organization! 


Did you know that PSNH meter readers in many communities use Segways as their primary form of transportation? Read more.


Grappone Automotive Group is currently holding a Community Art Contest. They said, "Our goal is to promote local artists and the spirit of what New England communities are all about." The piece will be displayed in our Toyota building. Find the details here.


The Timberland Company announced updated CSR goals and forward-looking targets recently. Details are available on Timberland's newly-launched CSR communications portal.  

News You Can Use


Business NH Magazine and Stay Work Play have extended the nomination deadline for the second annual "Rising Star" Young Professional Awards. The nomination deadline is now August 12th.


Bryan Sheehan of NHBSR Member, Symbiosus, recently interviewed World-Renowned Sustainability Leader, Bill McKibben Listen here.

Did you know that you can post your green story on NH Public Television's Planet Granite website?


Congratulations to Bruce Mallory for being named Interim Director of the Carsey Institute at UNH.


Follow the Student Conservation Association's members as they work from coast-to-coast this summer and "share in the moment when a young person realizes the critical connection between nature, conservation and themselves."


Calypso Communications helps companies understand the value of utilizing social media for "crisis management." Read more to find out when to, and not to, use it.


The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2011 Citizen of the Year Award. The deadline is Friday, September 30th.


New Directions Collaborative has a great blog post on nurturing your networks. Read more

Educate, Network & Promote

Join the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce on August 17th for their breakfast forum, Pecha Kucha "Issues and Insights." 


Join Savvy Workshop on August 17th for "Tradeshow Savvy Bootcamp" to help prepare your company for Tradeshow Season. Their team will help you plan, create and manage a successful tradeshow event.


Join the Green Alliance on August 26th for their Summer Celebration and BBQ. They'll have live music, good food and drink, and lots of networking with local sustainable business leaders.   


A trifecta! Three NHBSR Members partnering together on an event! Join NH Public Television and Smuttynose for "Passport Craft Beer & Culinary World Tour" at Strawbery Banke Museum on September 24th.


Save the Date for Hannah Grimes' 2011 CONNECT Event on October 12th at Alyson's Orchard in Walpole with keynote speaker Michael Shuman.


Join the World Affairs Council of NH for their "Think Global" Business Summit on October 17th with speaker, Myron Kanel, and a panel of Granite State business leaders.  


Save the Date for the NH Public Health Association's Annual Fall Forum on Tuesday, October 18th.


Another Save the Date for the New England Eco-Hospitality Conference on Wednesday, November 30th.


More members working together! Heartwood Media recently worked with the NH Center for Nonprofits to interview thought leaders. The interviews are available on NonprofitNext and there will be more collaboration to come.

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