August 2020
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Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA Announces Promotion

The certified public accounting firm of Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Professional Association is delighted to announce the promotion of Certified Public Accountant Brieanna Pettengill to Manager.
She has been working out of the firm’s Dover office since 2011.

Brieanna oversees many of the firm’s nonprofit, HUD and affordable housing audits. She has earned a reputation for leveraging her impeccable attention to detail and strong organizational skills to deliver solutions and support clients need to navigate through the arduous audit process. She also has experience working with a diverse group of industries, and assists clients with professional tax management.

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ReVision Energy Ranks #1 in New England in Top Rooftop Solar Installer List

More than 13,000 Megawatts of solar power were installed last year in the United States, and ReVision Energy has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its contributions to the industry

ReVision, who has moved steadily up the national rankings since first appearing in 2011, achieved a rank of #15 of all residential solar installers, #14 of all rooftop solar installers, and emerged as #1 among rooftop solar installers serving Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Vermont. The Top Solar Contractors list is developed by Solar Power World to recognize the work completed by solar contractors across the United States. Produced annually, the Top Solar Contractors list celebrates the achievements of U.S. solar developers, subcontractors and installers within the utility, commercial and residential markets, and ranks contractors by kilowatts installed in the previous year.

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Acorn School Receives Funding for Outdoor Classroom

SoClean recently made a donation to Acorn School for the construction of an outdoor classroom to allow the early learning center to reopen for in-person instruction. Acorn School is a nonprofit, play-based preschool and kindergarten. The school has a strong connection to the environment and focuses on children’s social, emotional and physical development, as well as their intellectual development.

SoClean, the smart disinfection company based out of Peterborough, is committed to supporting local communities and regularly gives back to organizations through donations, collaborations and sponsorships. In addition to the cash donation, SoClean will also provide Acorn School with its newest products that can help with improving air quality and keeping everyday items fresh.

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Exeter High School Teacher Wins President's Award

Exeter High School math teacher Michelle Morton-Curit said she’s always approached instructing her students with the goal of fostering a growth-based mindset. She was recently announced as a 2019 recipient of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, or PAEMST.

The honor is awarded to both elementary and secondary teachers on an annual alternating basis. The recognition is considered the nation’s highest honor for teachers of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science. PAEMST recipients apply for the recognition after being nominated by a colleague. Each year, up to three mathematics teachers and science teachers per year are recommended by a state panel to receive a PAEMST. Part of the recognition includes a trip to Washington, D.C.

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Children's Museum of New Hampshire to Reopen in September

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is excited to announce its reopening to the public in September after a nearly six-month closure due to COVID-19.

The Museum’s plan for reopening is a phased approach, and initially CMNH will open to their members only on Thursday – Saturday, September 3rd - 5th, and then to the public the following week beginning September 10th. The new schedule has the Museum open Thursday-Saturday, with two timed-ticket entry sessions each day from 9 am - 11:30am and 1pm - 3:30 pm. Maximum occupancy for each session will be capped at 50 visitors, which is 10% of CMNH’s building capacity.

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New England Tutors Partners with Private Kindergarten

Kindergarten @ BVS, a new year-round private kindergarten, will bring a Reggio-inspired learning experience, with a structured yet creative program, to Barrington, NH and its surrounding communities. New England Tutors has been working closely with Donna Massucci, Owner and Director at Kindergarten @ BVS to provide support for curriculum building, teacher recruiting, special needs program design, mental health and wellness program integration as well as transition services into public or private first grade. 

The school was created with careful consideration of the ways learning methods, environmental aspects and relationships interact. With this in mind the program focuses on the social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of each child and follows the guiding principles of the Reggio Emilia approach.

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Wednesday, September 9th, 8:30-9:30am
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Congratulations to our Award Winners!
President's Award
Tim Noonis, Unitil

The President’s Award recognizes an individual who has made a substantial impact on the Chamber. Tim has been an integral member of the Board of Directors for the past 6 years, and is an advocate for the Chamber within his organization. In his role as Treasurer these last 2 years, Tim’s approach has been a thorough one that has positioned the organization well for the future. The Exeter Area Chamber is grateful for all of his contributions and support.

Business of the Year-Insurance

Celebrating their 100th anniversary, Tobey and Merril’s focus is on building strong trusting relationships with their clients. They attribute their long term success to moving with the market and the ever-changing ways of communicating with clients. They are also very active in the community through their volunteer and philanthropic efforts.

Each month, the Exeter Area Chamber will honor two award winners from the

Congratulations to all of our winners!

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