Posted: May 15th, 2017 | Permalink
Globe Manufacturing Company in Pittsfield, which makes clothing and boots for firefighters, created the $1 million donor-advised Globe Community Fund at the NH Charitable Foundation in Concord to support nonprofits and community efforts in Pittsfield and surrounding towns. The company started the fund with $1 million. About $40,000 will be granted each year, and the fund is set up to serve the region in perpetuity.
Posted: May 4th, 2017 | Permalink
A new investment fund is aimed at strengthening startup companies in New Hampshire. The fund, called Millworks II, is funded by 40 investors representing development, banking, accounting, health care, high-tech communities, and other interests. In a public-private partnership, the New Hampshire Business Finance Authority will match the investments two-for-one, with total contributions providing a $1.8 million infusion of startup capital.
Over the past few years, the NHLC has enhanced their barrel selection program by hand selecting eight barrels of Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve, as well as breaking a Jack Daniel’s Distillery record by purchasing 16 barrels of Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel whiskey. Bottles from all of these selected barrels are exclusively available in New Hampshire at NH Liquor & Wine Outlet locations.
Posted: April 22nd, 2017 | Permalink
A New Hampshire Charitable Foundation fund supporting efforts in the North Country has awarded 19 grants totaling more than $324,000. The Tillotson Fund awards grants to municipal, educational and nonprofit organizations throughout northern New Hampshire and bordering communities in Vermont and southern Quebec.
Posted: April 18th, 2017 | Permalink
The Radisson Hotel Manchester completed a 10-year, $2.2 million renovation project, including a completely redesigned and refinished ballroom and function space. The 65,000-square-foot, 248-room hotel and conference center in downtown Manchester underwent extensive room and function space renovations, including high-tech upgrades, enhanced culinary capabilities and a renovated 12th floor which now features Manhattan-style, luxury suites.