‘It’s critical for businesses to understand that almost two-thirds of the $1.84 billion cost of substance misuse per year in New Hampshire is borne by them in lost worker productivity,’ says Linda Paquette, executive director of New Futures.
‘Each country has its own set of cultural rules and you need to respect and adhere to that. In order to work in countries you need to have a good knowledge of the culture, and that’s what we’re really good at,’ says Tina Hager of Lyndeborough-based Emissary Transition Group.
Dover-based Mr. Fox Composting is adding about five business and residential clients a week -- are you next?
Urgent care centers like ClearChoiceMD are ‘part of the solution’ to increasing access to quality health care while decreasing cost, says Dr. Marcus Hampers, a physician who founded the chain of facilities.
‘This job can be difficult, aggravating and a lot of fun. I absolutely loved it,’ says Karen Wadsworth, who’s stepping down as clerk of the New Hampshire House after 20 years on the job.
'Merging and integrating payers and providers is what we are doing with ElevateHealth,’ says Corbin Petro, president of ElevateHealth, a collaboration of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Dartmouth Hitchcock and Elliot Health System.
When she started at the New Hampshire Food Bank, 12 years ago, its network of pantries served about 65,000 people, says Executive Director Mel Gosselin. This year, it’s about 130,000.
Since opening in April 2013, the Monadnock Food Co-Op has grown from 1,200 members to 2,100 and sales are up 40 percent over last year, says its general manager, Michael Faber.
Impressed by the quality of education and affordability of N.H.'s community college system while serving as interim chancellor, educator and public servant Bonnie Newman started a scholarship fund that provides one-year full tuition to seven Granite State students
Manchester Community Music School's Billie Tooley says that the skills gained by learning to become a musician or singer can be used in any career or life path, making the school a vital part of the community.