Strafford County Board of Realtors’ neighborhood support committee selects Waypoint as charitable partner
ROCHESTER — Strafford County Board of Realtors’ community company committee has picked Waypoint as 1 of its charitable partners in 2022. By means of a collection of community activities all through the calendar year, SCBR will guidance Waypoint’s array of providers for Tri-City location family members, with a certain focus on the Agency’s growth of companies to youth experiencing homelessness in Rochester.
“When the SCBR Community Company Committee fulfilled in January to go over our selections for the charities that we would assistance for the 2022 yr, it was right away apparent, the correlation concerning what we do for a residing and Waypoint’s in general plans,” states Virginia Frost, co-chair of the SCBR Group Service Committee. “We aid folks find properties for their families and Waypoint provides young people today a position to phone home and aids hold them secure.”
In New Hampshire, Waypoint is presently the sole supplier of thorough solutions for youth who are housing insecure or enduring energetic homelessness. The company places boots on the ground by means of its Avenue Outreach software to serve as a lifeline to youth on the streets and features a safe house and supportive services at its Youth Source (drop-in) Facilities. In addition, the agency gives Transitional Living and Swift Rehousing applications, as perfectly as Runaway and Homeless Youth prevention providers inside of universities and the neighborhood.
In 2022, Waypoint will open up a new Youth Source Heart in Rochester at 3 Wallace Street. There, youth will be ready to access primary needs relief these as food, clothing, showers, and laundry services, and gain educational help, position and everyday living techniques training, housing, entry to mental health and fitness and dependancy remedy expert services, and a lot more, to contribute to their lengthy-phrase balance and self-sufficiency.
“We are honored and thrilled to be a associate with Strafford County Board of Realtors, and a beneficiary of their 2022 local community occasions,” states Borja Alvarez de Toledo, president and CEO of Waypoint. “As we broaden our companies to younger individuals dealing with homelessness in the Tri-Town region, these general public things to do will assistance increase desire in our trigger and present a way for anxious citizens to help existence-transforming expert services for these who live right here. We just can’t thank SCBR more than enough for their philanthropic ingenuity.”
“We love observing far more guidance in Strafford County,” claims Frost. “We are overjoyed to assist Waypoint’s most recent task in Rochester. They are a fantastic associate for us this 12 months!”
Strafford County Board of Realtors kicked off its partnership with Waypoint in the agency’s March 25 SleepOut occasion to increase consciousness and money toward ending youth homelessness in New Hampshire. During the relaxation of the calendar year, SCBR will generate a sequence of community events, like mini-golfing, a cornhole competitiveness, a bowling match, and much more, and hopes to raise one more $20,000 to benefit its 2022 charitable associates, Waypoint and Get. (Dates and locations to be announced.)
NH Center for NonProfits honors Seacoast Science Center’s Allan Waterfield
Harmony — The NH Heart for Nonprofits celebrated its 2022 Nonprofit Effects Award recipients at the Bank of NH Phase in Concord on April 20. Allan Waterfield, past board chair at Seacoast Science Centre in Rye, was presented with a Board Impression Award for his 9 yr contribution to the Center.
Allan served on the Board of Directors at Seacoast Science Middle because 2014, including three decades as vice chair and four yrs as chair. Allan retired in 2013, returned to N.H., and was at the Seacoast Science Center to volunteer in 60 minutes of the closing on his house. Allan phone calls SSC his “happy place” bringing his wealth of awareness in schooling, maritime sciences, and leadership to the escalating institution.
Allan served as an officer in the US Navy, taught at UNH for 17 decades in which he designed the scientific diving application. He served as interim Associate Director of the UNH Marine Method in advance of turning into an educational dean at the University of Delaware. An authority on saturation diving, he led several tasks for NOAA’s Manned Undersea Science and Technologies business and developed classes in underwater investigate solutions for the University of New Hampshire and the Shoals Maritime Lab.
Through his tenure at Seacoast Science Middle, Allan labored tirelessly with personnel, Board, and neighborhood to advance the institution towards the good results it enjoys currently. Less than Allan’s leadership the Board executed initiatives to make improvements to its professionalism and variety. Allan also guided the Board as a result of progress of an current eyesight for Seacoast Science Center’s future, a person that incorporates expanded instructional courses for kids and family members, expanded solutions to the local community, and a reinvestment in the customer experience.
In 2022, Allan led the exertion to increase and revise Seacoast Science Center’s settlement with its longest standing associate, NH Division of Parks and Recreation. Many thanks to Allan, NH Parks, and the NH Government Council, there is a pathway in place for SSC to be offering educational programming on behalf of NH Parks, in Odiorne as a result of 2062. Allan is also an lively Centre docent, a teacher of maritime science applications and the leader of numerous Odiorne Level Point out Park historical past walks. His fingers-on engagement with SSC has been exemplary and his leadership has been transformative an inspiration for all of us.
Today, Seacoast Science Centre hosts over 90,000 site visitors annually (pre-Covid) for an comprehensive array of official and casual environmental courses, camps, concert events, and other pursuits. Throughout Covid when heart functions had to be curtailed, Allan supported the pivot to enhanced virtual programming so that people in N.H. and outside of could keep on to advantage from SSC programming. In the earlier two years more than 100,000 viewers have benefited from SSC’s increased digital sources. At the exact time, Allan led the board via a collection of routines that helped to make sure that the Centre would keep on being economically stable and, much more importantly, that it would be positioned to promptly return to its typical multi-faceted variety of operations.
Allan continues to volunteer at Seacoast Science Center to aid advance its science-dependent, interactive education and recreational ordeals in Odiorne Stage Point out Park in partnership with New Hampshire Condition Parks. Allan and his wife Ruthe dwell in Greenland, N.H.
Associates Bank Donates $10,000 to the Sanford/Springvale YMCA Once-a-year Giving Campaign
SANFORD, Maine—Partners Financial institution declared its latest donation of $10,000 to the Sanford/Springvale YMCA to go in direction of their Annual Offering Campaign. This donation will assistance to make certain that the Sanford/Springvale YMCA will proceed to present very important programs to assistance the community.
For over 80 decades, the Sanford-Springvale YMCA has provided a position for kids, people, and persons to link. By the years, people today of all ages have discovered a sense of belonging and developed lifelong friendships. As we all confront uncertainty, the YMCA has been right here to help retain people robust, nutritious, and smiling … even at the rear of masks!
“It is with fantastic satisfaction that we make this donation to assistance the YMCA in their mission,” mentioned Companions Financial institution President & CEO Blaine Boudreau. “We support their motivation to fortify men and women and communities with possibilities to increase overall health and effectively remaining, guidance young people today, and enable create a more robust group.”
For additional details on Sanford/Springvale YMCA and the courses they offer, go to sanfordymca.org.
The Gove Team hosts its Yearly Spring Property Hunt
STRATHAM — The Gove Team Authentic Estate, LLC, is internet hosting its annual Spring House Hunt this weekend: Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May well 1. This yr, The Gove Group is putting a twist on Spring Dwelling Hunt with a Property and Food items Tour remaining held on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join the Household and Food stuff Tour and stop by staged product homes, new communities and premier facilities although sampling well-known regional foodstuff merchandise from dining establishments in the place. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., this is your unique possibility to see a selection of the Seacoast’s premier communities and residences!
Decide on present residences will also be on exhibit Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May well 1! Take a look at households for sale in Hampton Falls and Manchester, N.H., and Kittery, Maine.
Everyone who visits at least a few Spring Household Hunt open up residences will be qualified to win a $250 gift card bundle to community restaurants in the city of their deciding upon! For a lot more information and to view the Tour’s highlighted attributes visit SpringHomeHunt.com.
For much more info pertaining to The Gove Group and their new household communities all around the Seacoast and Southern Maine, speak to The Gove Team Authentic Estate at 603-778-6400 or stop by TheGoveGroup.com.
NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire receives $6,000 donation from MVSB
PORTSMOUTH — Meredith Village Price savings Bank after all over again supports NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire with a $6,000 donation. The money will be used to assist the organization’s homeownership education and learning and counseling products and services.
“We appreciate this renewed contribution from MVSB in assistance of HOMEteam,” mentioned Paul McLaughlin, HomeOwnership Director. “Support from companions like MVSB guarantees monetary methods necessary to deliver our programs and companies – like seminar supply, a single-on-one particular counseling, client materials, and engineering help – all with the aim of serving to regional people and people make self-confident and informed conclusions.”
“Education and help from the HOMEteam’s programming presents initially time residence customers and these seeking to changeover from renting a leg up in the house acquiring process, and their aid has been in particular crucial in the recent market with minimal reasonably priced and quick-shifting stock,” stated Denise Hubbard, MVSB Mortgage Mortgage Application Specialist, NMLS #47515. “I have had the enjoyment collaborating with NeighborWorks to assistance local residence buyers for several many years and we are really proud to assistance the work that they do.”
NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire has helped thousands of people split the cycle of poverty and make improvements to their money balance by means of both home possession or providing quality inexpensive rental housing. The HOMEteam plan is led by NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire and contains Lakes Location Local community Developers and Capture Community Housing Products and services as collaborators. HOMEteam helps to be certain that very first-time homebuyers purchase a home in robust situation, just one that they are in a position to preserve and sustain. Go to nwsnh.org to discover extra about the system.
This report at first appeared on Portsmouth Herald: Spring House Hunt, charitable donations and recognition: Seacoast small business information