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PEEK at the Week: July 23
PEEK into the PAST: Above is an invitation from the Dover Chamber to its members in 1922 in which they were trying to gauge interest in a Chamber group meeting. Click on the image to view the full PDF.

From the March 18, 1922 letter: "Dear Fellow Member: You are invited and urged to be present at a Group Meeting to discuss the activities of the Dover Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber of Commerce Headquarters Tuesday afternoon, March 21 st , 1922 at 4.00 o’clock. What new activities do you want the Chamber to undertake in your own interests or in the interest of the city at Large?"

For more historical content, check out the Chamber's Instagram and Facebook . Peek into the Past is a special section running in PEEK this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Chamber.
Community Happenings
Cochecho Arts Festival
tickets now on sale!

Only 45 tickets are sold per series, so be sure to get yours before they sell out!

Click here   to purchase tickets.

Click here   for the full schedule.
The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce has been nominated for this month's Northeast Credit Union Love Your Community Awards!

If you have the time, please consider voting for us and sharing the word!

Through community events, business programs, and more, the Chamber is constantly seeking ways to help local businesses become vital parts of our growing community. Help us continue to support and sustain business and community success!
Please join Seacoast Pop Up Shop's first open shopping event in 2020!

Saturday, July 25, 10am-2pm
At 3 Earle Street, outside on the left hand side. Look for a white tent and a white bus set up just past the arbor vitae in the field on the left. Please park only on the left side, either at the top of the driveway or in the field.

It will only operate under the strictest of safety measures, therefore shopping will take place outside with the following measures in place: Racks of clothing will be more than 6 feet apart; please keep 6 feet apart when possible; masks required, available if you don't have one; sanitizer available; one person at a time in the bus to try on clothing; all items tried on will be put separated from other inventory for at least 24 hours; no signature required for credit card checkout. You can also order (most things) online and have it ready to pick up ahead of time at www.seacoastpopupshop.com.
Here's the link to the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/280419886497527/
The Dover Art Center in works to create an environmentally friendly printmaking shop

This would be accessible to resident artists and members, and most importantly, to aspiring young artists in Dover. The Art Center's newly acquired Takach Press was purchased through generous donations. Volunteers assisted both physically and financially to organize the new workshop area and move the press into place. The Center would like to teach the art of printmaking (e.g., etching and monoprint, collagraph and solar print) to the many young people in Dover. Workshops for students will be held in collaboration with artist teachers and printmakers who are actively involved in The Art Center already. This will be a one-of-a-kind opportunity in the Seacoast area.
Jenny Thompson Outdoor Pool is now open

As of Monday, July 20, the Jenny Thompson Outdoor Pool is open for recreational swimming. To meet state guidelines for reopening, several restrictions will be in place. Under the new guidelines, the Outdoor Pool cannot offer group and private lessons until further notice.

The Jenny Thompson Pool is currently open by reservation only.

Click here to read more.
MEET "CHARLIE"

Saturday, August 1 at Pope Memorial Humane Society . Author Layne Case will share her "Charlie" books. Age appropriate discussion and
hands-on activities included. Space is limited to
10/per session. Social distancing will be in place and masks must be worn. This event is free to attend but pre-registration is required.
Program Times: 9am-10am for ages 5-8, and 10:30am-11:30am ages 9-11.

To reserve a spot, contact Mary from the Pope Memorial Humane Society at mgoyette@popememorialcvhs.org
New Hampshire Job Fair
 
The  NH Tech Alliance NH Department of Employment Security  and  NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs  are partnering to provide virtual job fairs in the Technology and Manufacturing Industries.
Is your NH business hiring for a tech or manufacturing role? Sign up for this virtual job fair held August 12th 11am to 1pm.
There is no cost to participate but space may be limited. For job applicants, the registration form to attend will be launched soon.

Dover Farmers' Market!


Wednesdays
06/03/20-10/07/20
2:15 - 5:30 PM
Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce
Historic Walking Tours: Summer 2020

On Saturday, August 8, there will be a Pine Hill Cemetery tour. The tour meets at the cemetery at 10am and the tour officially begins at 10:30am. There are still spots remaining!
To schedule a tour, call the chamber at 603-742-2218 or email  info@dovernh.org . The fee for the walking tours is $10 per person, with a $25 limit for families.
Group size will be limited to no more than 10 and participants will be required to wear masks. Participants will also be encouraged to bring their own water, wear comfortable shoes, and wear a head covering. Tours run about 90 minutes long.
If you are interested in becoming a tour guide, contact the chamber at 603-742-2218 or  info@dovernh.org .
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