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The pancake breakfast will be served from 8am-10am at the Teal Lantern Restaurant located inside the Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center on South Street in Claremont on Saturday, February 23rd . Breakfast is $6 per person and includes pancakes, North Country Smokehouse bacon and sausage, maple syrup from Bascom Maple Farm, juice and coffee. All proceeds benefit the Arrowhead Recreation Club.
Sullivan County Conservation District’s 2019 Spring Plant Sale
This year’s Plant Sale is now underway, featuring a variety of quality plants at good prices. The money raised from the sale supports conservation activities throughout the year, including workshops, programs and projects aimed at promoting and conserving the county’s natural resources. All of the plants offered are hardy, healthy, and adapted to our growing conditions. Most are native, and none are invasive. New items this year include an assortment of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers that benefit wildlife as well as bulbs, a hosta, and a few ornamentals. Cover Crop Seed will also be sold in small quantities for home gardeners to prevent erosion and increase soil health. 

Visit our  website   to view the catalog and download an order form! 

The order deadline is Sunday, March 3th, 2019. 

Plant pick-up will be on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from
9am-11am at the Ahern Building garage, Sullivan County Complex, County Farm Rd. Unity, NH 03743.  

If you would like a catalog and order form mailed to you,
please contact Dawn Dextraze at 603-542-9511 x269
A HUGE shout out to our 1st 25 Teams! 
Thank you so much for “Steppin’ Up” and kicking off  #SU2019  with a bang!
To date we have well over 30 teams registered! That is OUTSTANDING!
We are well on our way to making our 13th year a smashing success!

If you haven’t yet registered your team, there is still PLENTY of time!
Check out our FirstGiving page to register a team or join a team!
Not sure about using First Giving?
Send us an email and let us know you want to “Step Up” and join the fun!
Places we LOVE in
Sullivan County
Choose your favorite outdoor place, building, restaurant, business or historical site. Any place where others can visit is perfect to share. Use your smart phone to snap a photo, then visit bit.ly/LoveSullivan to upload and describe what makes it special to you!
Taverne on the Square is now offering a 15% discount for lunch to all business members of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Lunch is served from 11:00am to 4:00pm

For your convenience you may consider calling an hour ahead of your desired pick up time. Then simply pick up your lunch order to go. If you prefer, we will be happy to have it ready to serve to you!

Simply mention promo code: Jasper56
Sullivan County
Community Grant Program
The Sullivan County Board of Commissioners is accepting grant applications for Fiscal Year 2020  from charitable non-profit organizations that provide services to the entire county, who are seeking public funding to support the delivery of those services to County residents. 

You may view previous year funding recipients; the  County Grant Policy;  and, the grant application at the County’s website on the “ Programs and Grants ” page by clicking here.
Completed grant applications are due to the County Commissioners’ Office no later than  12:00NOON Friday, March 15, 2019. 
If your non-profit is interested in applying and would like to attain a Microsoft Word version of the application (and Excel workbook for your proposed budget) or if you have questions, please contact the Sullivan County Commissioners’ Office, 14 Main Street, Newport, NH, 03773 at (603) 863-2560 or e-mail.
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ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam
March 25, 2019
ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety certification program of the National Restaurant Association. Participants passing the exam with a grade of 75% or higher will receive ServSafe® food safety certification from the National Restaurant Association Solutions. Certification is valid for five years.

Joseph D. Vaughan Award Nominations
Only one month remains before the deadline for you to nominate the noteworthy volunteer(s) that you will want to nominate for the Joseph D. Vaughan Award for service provided tis past year. Recipients will be re cognized in a ceremony in the State House on May 6, 2019.
The State Committee on Aging and Eng AGING  NH invite and urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to nominate special volunteers from the state or in your community in recognition of his or her service or advocacy rendered on behalf of older residents in the Granite State.
Please see the  attached document  for criteria and other pertinent information. 
Every person who is nominated will receive one of two letters; award recipients will receive a letter congratulating them for being selected and inviting them to the award ceremony; non-recipients will receive a letter commending them for being nominated to let them know they are appreciated by their community for the service they provide.