Strafford County Board of Realtors’ community services committee selects Waypoint as charitable partner
ROCHESTER — Strafford County Board of Realtors’ local community assistance committee has picked out Waypoint as 1 of its charitable partners in 2022. By a series of local community events all through the yr, SCBR will assistance Waypoint’s array of products and services for Tri-Town place families, with a particular target on the Agency’s growth of services to youth dealing with homelessness in Rochester.
“When the SCBR Community Services Committee achieved in January to focus on our decisions for the charities that we would aid for the 2022 yr, it was instantly apparent, the correlation amongst what we do for a living and Waypoint’s all round targets,” suggests Virginia Frost, co-chair of the SCBR Neighborhood Support Committee. “We help men and women discover houses for their family members and Waypoint provides youthful individuals a put to call household and helps continue to keep them harmless.”
In New Hampshire, Waypoint is at this time the sole service provider of in depth services for youth who are housing insecure or enduring active homelessness. The agency puts boots on the floor through its Street Outreach application to serve as a lifeline to youth on the streets and delivers a secure area and supportive expert services at its Youth Source (drop-in) Facilities. In addition, the company presents Transitional Residing and Rapid Rehousing plans, as perfectly as Runaway and Homeless Youth prevention expert services inside of schools and the local community.
In 2022, Waypoint will open a new Youth Source Heart in Rochester at 3 Wallace Road. There, youth will be in a position to obtain basic requirements aid such as meals, apparel, showers, and laundry amenities, and get academic support, position and existence abilities instruction, housing, entry to mental wellness and addiction treatment providers, and additional, to contribute to their extensive-expression steadiness and self-sufficiency.
“We are honored and thrilled to be a lover with Strafford County Board of Realtors, and a beneficiary of their 2022 neighborhood gatherings,” says Borja Alvarez de Toledo, president and CEO of Waypoint. “As we increase our expert services to younger persons experiencing homelessness in the Tri-Town location, these community pursuits will aid increase desire in our cause and present a way for worried citizens to support life-changing providers for all those who reside below. We cannot thank SCBR more than enough for their philanthropic ingenuity.”
“We like seeing far more guidance in Strafford County,” suggests Frost. “We are overjoyed to guidance Waypoint’s most recent project in Rochester. They are a terrific associate for us this calendar year!”
Strafford County Board of Realtors kicked off its partnership with Waypoint in the agency’s March 25 SleepOut function to elevate recognition and cash towards ending youth homelessness in New Hampshire. All through the rest of the 12 months, SCBR will develop a sequence of local community activities, together with mini-golf, a cornhole competitors, a bowling tournament, and far more, and hopes to raise another $20,000 to reward its 2022 charitable partners, Waypoint and Get. (Dates and areas to be introduced.)
NH Centre for NonProfits honors Seacoast Science Center’s Allan Waterfield
Concord — The NH Middle for Nonprofits celebrated its 2022 Nonprofit Impression Award recipients at the Financial institution of NH Stage in Concord on April 20. Allan Waterfield, past board chair at Seacoast Science Heart in Rye, was introduced with a Board Influence Award for his nine 12 months contribution to the Centre.
Allan served on the Board of Directors at Seacoast Science Middle considering the fact that 2014, which includes 3 yrs as vice chair and 4 yrs as chair. Allan retired in 2013, returned to N.H., and was at the Seacoast Science Center to volunteer inside of 60 minutes of the closing on his dwelling. Allan phone calls SSC his “happy place” bringing his wealth of expertise in education, maritime sciences, and management to the developing institution.
Allan served as an officer in the US Navy, taught at UNH for 17 yrs in which he formulated the scientific diving program. He served as interim Associate Director of the UNH Marine Plan before getting to be an educational dean at the University of Delaware. An authority on saturation diving, he led many projects for NOAA’s Manned Undersea Science and Know-how workplace and produced programs in underwater investigate methods for the College of New Hampshire and the Shoals Maritime Lab.
In the course of his tenure at Seacoast Science Center, Allan worked tirelessly with personnel, Board, and neighborhood to progress the institution toward the success it enjoys nowadays. Under Allan’s leadership the Board applied initiatives to boost its professionalism and diversity. Allan also guided the Board via growth of an updated vision for Seacoast Science Center’s long term, 1 that involves expanded educational applications for small children and people, expanded companies to the community, and a reinvestment in the visitor knowledge.
In 2022, Allan led the effort and hard work to prolong and revise Seacoast Science Center’s agreement 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 area for SSC to be delivering instructional programming on behalf of NH Parks, in Odiorne through 2062. Allan is also an lively Heart docent, a trainer of marine science packages and the leader of innumerable Odiorne Point State Park history walks. His palms-on engagement with SSC has been exemplary and his management has been transformative an inspiration for all of us.
Currently, Seacoast Science Heart hosts in excess of 90,000 visitors on a yearly basis (pre-Covid) for an considerable array of formal and casual environmental courses, camps, concerts, and other things to do. In the course of Covid when middle operations had to be curtailed, Allan supported the pivot to improved digital programming so that individuals in N.H. and past could go on to advantage from SSC programming. In the previous two a long time far more than 100,000 viewers have benefited from SSC’s improved digital sources. At the very same time, Allan led the board as a result of a sequence of exercise routines that served to be certain that the Middle would remain fiscally stable and, more importantly, that it would be positioned to promptly return to its regular multi-faceted range of operations.
Allan continues to volunteer at Seacoast Science Heart to aid progress its science-primarily based, interactive education and learning and recreational ordeals in Odiorne Position Point out Park in partnership with New Hampshire State Parks. Allan and his spouse Ruthe reside in Greenland, N.H.
Associates Bank Donates $10,000 to the Sanford/Springvale YMCA Annual Offering Campaign
SANFORD, Maine—Partners Lender introduced its recent donation of $10,000 to the Sanford/Springvale YMCA to go in direction of their Annual Providing Marketing campaign. This donation will enable to be certain that the Sanford/Springvale YMCA will proceed to present very important courses to support the neighborhood.
For over 80 years, the Sanford-Springvale YMCA has supplied a put for young children, family members, and people today to link. Via the a long time, men and women of all ages have located a sense of belonging and developed lifelong friendships. As we all experience uncertainty, the YMCA has been below to assistance retain families sturdy, healthful, and smiling … even driving masks!
“It is with wonderful enjoyment that we make this donation to enable the YMCA in their mission,” said Companions Bank President & CEO Blaine Boudreau. “We assist their commitment to improve individuals and communities with chances to improve health and well being, help younger persons, and help make a stronger local community.”
For additional data on Sanford/Springvale YMCA and the systems they supply, go to sanfordymca.org.
The Gove Group hosts its Annual Spring Home Hunt
STRATHAM — The Gove Group True Estate, LLC, is web hosting its yearly Spring Dwelling Hunt this weekend: Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1. This year, The Gove Team is putting a twist on Spring Dwelling Hunt with a House and Meals Tour becoming held on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sign up for the Home and Foodstuff Tour and pay a visit to staged design houses, new communities and premier facilities whilst sampling popular community food items from dining places in the spot. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., this is your unique opportunity to view a collection of the Seacoast’s leading communities and homes!
Select current households will also be on exhibit Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May perhaps 1! Explore houses for sale in Hampton Falls and Manchester, N.H., and Kittery, Maine.
Anyone who visits at minimum a few Spring House Hunt open up houses will be qualified to get a $250 reward card bundle to local dining places in the town of their deciding on! For a lot more details and to watch the Tour’s featured attributes check out SpringHomeHunt.com.
For much more info about The Gove Team and their new household communities close to the Seacoast and Southern Maine, get hold of The Gove Team Serious Estate at 603-778-6400 or check out TheGoveGroup.com.
NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire receives $6,000 donation from MVSB
PORTSMOUTH — Meredith Village Savings Lender at the time yet again supports NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire with a $6,000 donation. The funds will be used to aid the organization’s homeownership education and learning and counseling services.
“We enjoy this renewed contribution from MVSB in assist of HOMEteam,” said Paul McLaughlin, HomeOwnership Director. “Support from companions like MVSB ensures economic resources required to produce our courses and services – which includes seminar shipping, one-on-just one counseling, customer elements, and technological know-how help – all with the objective of assisting neighborhood individuals and people make assured and educated choices.”
“Education and guidance from the HOMEteam’s programming presents initial time residence potential buyers and people wanting to changeover from leasing a leg up in the home acquiring course of action, and their assist has been primarily significant in the recent industry with constrained very affordable and quick-shifting inventory,” explained Denise Hubbard, MVSB Home finance loan Personal loan Software Professional, NMLS #47515. “I have had the enjoyment collaborating with NeighborWorks to support community residence purchasers for several several years and we are genuinely happy to aid the work that they do.”
NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire has assisted countless numbers of people split the cycle of poverty and make improvements to their money stability as a result of possibly residence possession or supplying high quality very affordable rental housing. The HOMEteam application is led by NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire and incorporates Lakes Location Local community Developers and Catch Community Housing Companies as collaborators. HOMEteam can help to make certain that 1st-time homebuyers buy a residence in potent placement, a person that they are ready to preserve and maintain. Go to nwsnh.org to understand a lot more about the software.
This article originally appeared on Portsmouth Herald: Spring Home Hunt, charitable donations and recognition: Seacoast business news