From Merrimack Valley Credit Union: Merrimack Valley Credit Union (MVCU) recently awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships to nine local high school seniors.
Debra Douglas, the chairwoman of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission, has been reappointed to a fourth three-year term. Originally appointed in 2009, she has been chairwoman since 2010. Her fourth term will run through 2022.
Burgess BioPower has been awarded a $500,000 grant to build a thermal energy recovery system that will use waste heat from its 75-megawatt biomass plant to heat a commercial greenhouse.
New Hampshire’s leading strategic communications firm, Montagne Communications, recently hired Shannon Griffiths as an Account Coordinator. Griffiths, a member of the Advancement Services team at Plymouth State University (PSU) prior to joining Montagne, is responsible for supporting the account team with client services, including media outreach, developing social media campaigns.
The Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University is featuring an exhibit on the history of Grand Hotels in New Hampshire. These luxury resorts soared in popularity at the turn of the 20th century. Today, there are only four hotels of their kind left in the state.