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Access Sports Medicine Welcomes Dr. LeGeyt

Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics is pleased to welcome Michael T. LeGeyt, MD to the orthopedic team at their Exeter, Portsmouth and Dover locations.
Dr. LeGeyt is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand (CAQSH) specializing in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He was the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at The Hospital of Central Connecticut at the New Britain and Bradley Memorial Campus. He was awarded the Best Clinical Research at the Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education Annual Research Colloquium.
Lamprey Health Care Awarded Grant

Lamprey Health Care was awarded a $175,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSA) facilitated by the State of New Hampshire Health and Human Services and Bi-State Primary Care Association, Inc. This grant will help expand its Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program for substance use disorder treatment for pregnant, postpartum and parenting women. The health center currently offers MAT services at their Newmarket center.

The funding from Bi-State will allow for the program to expand to their Nashua and Raymond centers. 
COAST May Add Stops in Kittery Foreside

Plans under consideration to alter COAST bus’ shuttle service beginning this summer include an hourly stop in the Foreside on weekdays available for the general public to ride.

COAST is finalizing plans to change its service to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The current service goes directly to the shipyard once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Town Manager Kendra Amaral, in a memo to the Town Council this week, said the limited service has proved to be problematic for employees who need a more flexible option, work overtime, and variable shifts. Read More...
Senator Hassan Visits SOS Recovery
in Hampton

U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., said she was “very, very eager” to make sure federal dollars were bolstering efforts in combating substance misuse during a visit at the SOS Recovery Community Organization in Hampton.

Hassan said the purpose of her visit was to learn from all the stakeholders involved on the frontlines of the state’s addiction crisis. She said the visit will help inform future legislative efforts to support the recovery community after successfully building $1.5 billion worth of State Opioid Response Grants into the federal government’s budget for fiscal year 2020.
Exeter YMCA Receives Donation

The Kiwanis Club of Exeter recently donated $1,250 to the Exeter YMCA to benefit local children. Active in Exeter and the surrounding communities since 1980, the club raises money to support local kids who may not otherwise be able to afford summer camp.
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Seacoast Family Promise Welcomes First Tenants

Elizabeth, 33, and her 3-year-old son, Elijah became the first tenants in a newly renovated duplex purchased by Seacoast Family Promise (SFP) . The property is next door to SFP at 25 Hampton Road and Executive Director Pati Frew-Waters said another family would be moving into the second unit March 1. SFP is a nonprofit organization that helps homeless families with children find shelter.

Elizabeth said she was first accepted into the SFP program last August. She said before moving into her new residence, she and her son were shuttled between several Seacoast churches as she was coached up on saving her income by SFP to eventually afford an apartment.
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Renewing Members in February

George & Phillips - 39 Years
Exeter Day School - 29 Years
Acorn School - 19 Years
2020 Business of the Year Awards Dinner
Thursday, April 2, 2020
5:00-9:00 p.m.
Zorvino Vineyards | 226 Main Street, Sandown
The Business of the Year Awards Dinner, encompasses various community awards honoring local community members in several areas including: Edward Pease Excellence in Education Award and the Citizen of the Year Award. Additionally, Business of the Year awards are presented to Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce members that are exemplary employers and corporate citizens.

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