March 2021
Digital Tradewinds is a monthly publication highlighting members of the
Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Awards will be given in the following categories:

Business of the Year
Non-Profit of the Year
Main Street Award
Ambassador of the Year
President's Award
Edward Pease Excellence in Education
Citizen of the Year
Join Us for the 2021 Community Awards Virtual Celebration!
The Exeter Area Chamber Community Awards focuses on organizations and individuals who exemplify good business practices, contribute to their communities and serve as role models for other organizations.

Join us Thursday, April 8, 2021 from
5:00-6:30pm to celebrate our community!


SOS Recovery Moves to New Location in Rochester

SOS Recovery Community Organization has a space of its own for the first time in its Lilac City history. According to SOS Director John Burns, the new 3,000-square-foot center at 14 Signal St. will allow the recovery organization to better serve its increasing client base. He said it will also allow them to start a new, more “efficient” chapter free of some of the different challenges that came along with sharing space with other groups in SOS’ previous Rochester location, the basement of First Church Congregational on South Main Street.

The new space, Burns said, will also allow SOS to serve as an even stronger spoke within the state’s interconnected hub-and-spoke Doorway model of recovery services and treatment providers. SOS has provided services in Rochester since it started utilizing FCC’s shared basement space in 2016.

Visit www.straffordrecovery.org to learn more.
Access Sports Physicians Named to Top Doctors 2021 List

Three Access Sports physicians were recently named to the Top Doctors of New Hampshire list for 2021. To earn this prestigious recognition, each physician is nominated by their peers for the New Hampshire Magazine annual poll. The three physicians who were recognized are Dr. David Davis, Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Joshua Siegel, Sports Medicine and Dr. Benjamin Thompson, Orthopaedic Surgery.

In a new feature this year, a select number of doctors were “spotlighted” amongst the honorees, a distinction given to the best of the best of the award winners. We are thrilled that our own Dr. Davis was among those featured.

To learn more, visit www.accesssportsmed.com.
Advance Pump & Filter's Pleadwell Recognized as Young Professional to Watch in Water Industry

Jake Pleadwell of Advance Pump & Filter was selected by WQP Magazine to be profiled in their current issue highlighting Young Professionals in the Water Industry for 2021.

According to Pleadwell, his parents have been in the water industry ever since he was born, but he was originally planning on being a marketer or a teacher. As time went on, he decided that he wanted to work in a field that helped people, that solved real world problems, was challenging both physically and intellectually, and that would present an opportunity for international involvement. Prior to entering the water industry, he was a paraprofessional in a special education program that worked with students who had a variety of mental and emotional conditions.

Pleadwell is looking forward to continuing to learn everything he can about the water treatment industry in order to help improve the lives of Advance Pump & Filter's customers through better water and to continue to grow the business in a way that is beneficial to his family and employees.

To learn more, visit www.advancepumpandfilter.com.
Lamprey Health Care Launches Mobile Health Van

After a much-anticipated wait, Lamprey Health Care’s Mobile Health Unit arrived Wednesday, March 10, 2021. The van project started in 2020 to remove barriers and expand healthcare services outside of their four walls.

One of the van’s first assignments will be collaborating with the Nashua Public Health Department and the Seacoast Public Health Network to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in the community. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded Lamprey Health Care $128,870 to purchase the van with funds from their Health Center Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. A Capture Care Community Mission Grant as well as a grant from the IDN-6 will subsidize costs related to the van’s functions.

Visit www.lampreyhealth.org to learn more.
Palmer Gas & Oil Named Readers' Choice for Best Propane Delivery

Palmer Gas & Oil (PGO) was awarded Best Propane Delivery by the Union Leader in their recent Readers’ Choice awards for Winter 2021. Readers’ Choice winners are chosen by the readers of the Union Leader in over 180 categories. This is a first time win for PGO in this publication.

According to Peter Iacobucci, General Manager at PGO, they are a family-owned and operated company that was started 89 years ago in New Hampshire out of a general store and now services three states. Their employees and their families live and work in the communities that they keep warm. He also noted that it’s humbling to know that the people who voted for PGO are not only their customers, but their friends, neighbors and fellow business owners.

Visit www.palmergas.com to learn more.
Newmarket Celebrates Mill History

The building of the Newmarket mills began in 1823, as giant blocks of granite rose, stone by stone, along the banks of the Lamprey River. Almost 200 years later, the Newmarket Main Street Corporation (NMSC), a volunteer group dedicated to celebrating and preserving the town’s heritage, celebrates this industrial era with the installation of a large bronze plaque, a tribute to the hardworking history that shaped this riverside town.

Created from a meticulous pen-and-ink drawing by artist R.P. Hale of Concord, the plaque was a three-year endeavor that required multiple painstaking sketches and revisions. Hale’s prints of nearly a dozen historic Newmarket landmarks, including the Stone Church, the Engine House, the Newmarket Library, and more- churned out on his 18th-century printing press - were a popular feature in the Artisan Tent at the Newmarket Heritage Festival. The festival was a popular regional music and arts event produced by the NMSC that brought a celebration of history, community, and diversity to downtown Newmarket each fall during its 15-year run (2000-15).

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March Chamber Spotlight:
Cartridge World Plaistow
Cartridge World Plaistow has developed business class solutions to improve office efficiency and control print related expenses. Together, they can show you how to save money and remove the burden of print related tasks, so you can focus on growing your business! You can count on Cartridge World for knowledgeable staff and friendly service with a personal touch. Their automated cartridge supply program and easy online ordering both feature FREE delivery to save you time and money.
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monthly Chamber Spotlight!

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March New Members
Schooley Mitchell of Portsmouth | 5 Hemlock Way, Stratham

Moore Ames Law PLLC | 127 Water Street, Exeter

New Generation | 568 Portsmouth Ave., Greenland

March Renewing Members
New for 2021, for those members who renew during their renewal month or before they will be entered in a raffle for a complimentary EBlast, valued at $150.
March's winner was Shane's Texas Pit. Congratulations!
Membership Milestones
Congratulations to our members who are celebrating a milestone year with the
Exeter Area Chamber!

20 Years

15 Years

10 Years
Congratulations to our Award Winners!
Outstanding Woman in Business
Emerging Leader
Devin Oot
Devin serves as the Director of Marketing and Development at HAVEN, and has dedicated her career to nonprofit work in social services.. She is a graduate of the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship program focused on nonprofit governance and has used the skills she learned serving on committees and boards of other area nonprofit organizations. As her nominator observed, she is willing to contribute and lead when necessary, and I see great accomplishments in her future.”
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