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Wednesday
May062015

US Rep Guinta announces eighth townhall of the year 

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congressman Frank Guinta will host a townhall this Saturday in Seabrook to discuss issues of concern to Granite State seniors.  These are vital to the legislative process and serve to update Granite Staters on his work in Washington while receiving important feedback. 

This marks the eighth townhall of the year.  Congressman Guinta has now held one townhall in each of the First District’s seven counties. 

The Seabrook town hall will be focused on issues of concern to our senior citizens, such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. 

Eighth town hall of the year to focus on NH-01 Seniors

WHAT:  Congressman Guinta hosts eighth town hall of the year

WHO:  Constituents of the First Congressional District of the New Hampshire interested in discussing issues affecting senior citizens and members of the press are invited to attend.

WHERE: 25 Liberty Lane, Seabrook, New Hampshire.

WHEN:  Saturday, May 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Friday
May012015

US Rep Guinta announces two roundtables 

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WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congressman Frank Guinta today announced two roundtables, one to discuss trade and commerce with Granite State business leaders and the other to discuss New Hampshire’s mental health system.  The first will occur next Friday, May 8th, and the second will occur on Monday, May 11.

 

“Hosting regular roundtables are vital for receiving as many perspectives as possible to help me devise legislative solutions to improve our state and our country.  I look forward to hearing from New Hampshire’s business leaders, as well as joining forces with Congresswoman Annie Kuster to bring together mental health experts, healthcare leaders and more to discuss two very important issues – business growth in New Hampshire and reforming our mental health system to best reflect the needs of individuals and their families affected by mental illnesses.”

 

Both roundtables are invite only.  Members of the press are invited to attend and are encouraged to RSVP to Danielle Adams at danielle.adams@mail.house.gov.

 

COMMERCE AND TRADE ROUNDTABLE

 

WHAT:  Congressman Guinta hosts Commerce and Trade Roundtable.

 

WHO:  This event is invite only.  Approximately 30 New Hampshire business leaders, including representatives from the Chamber of Commerce and the New Hampshire Business Industry Association, will be in attendance.

 

WHERE: Medtronic, 180 International Drive, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

 

WHEN:  Friday, May 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

 

MENTAL HEALTH ROUNDTABLE

 

WHAT:  Congressman Guinta hosts Mental Health Roundtable.

 

WHO:  This event is invite only.  Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH) will be in attendance to discuss mental health policies which affect so many Granite State families.  Healthcare providers, medical professionals, mental health advocates, family advocates and local officials will also be in attendance.

 

WHERE: UNH School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire.

 

WHEN:  Monday, May 11th from 9 a.m. to noon.

 

 

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Thursday
Apr092015

US Rep Guinta to host Veterans & Military Service Members Jobs Fair 

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REMINDER: Guinta to host Veterans & Military Service Members Jobs Fair

THIS FRIDAY

 

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congressman Frank Guinta is hosting his first Jobs Fair for Granite State veterans and service members looking for employment. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend workshops on resume writing and interviewing techniques, speak with representatives from various companies, apply for new positions and discuss concerns with Congressman Guinta and staff. 

 

“In New Hampshire, we have one of the highest veterans’ populations in the nation. We know all too well the challenges our servicemen and women face during their transition into civilian life.  Unfortunately, one of the hardest challenges remains finding a good-paying job upon returning home.  Our veterans are some of the brightest and most dedicated employees out there; and, we owe it to them to help smooth their transition, which is why I’m hosting this Job Fair for our veterans and military service members to attend.”

 

Over 40 local businesses and 5 veterans organizations will be participating in the Job Fair, including Service Credit Union, UPS, Walmart, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, UNH Police Department, Kelly Services, Great Bay Community College, Home Depot, Seacoast Helicopters, U.S. Small Business Administration, Comcast, Foss Manufacturing Company, Sig Sauer, Adecco, New Hampshire Veterans of Foreign Wars, Hero2Hire, American Legion and more.

 

The Veterans Job Fair is open to all New Hampshire active military, National Guard, Reserve, Veterans and their families.  There is no cost to participate in the fair and parking is free.

 

VETERANS & MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS JOBS FAIR

 

WHAT:  Congressman Guinta hosts Veterans & Military Service Members Jobs Fair.

WHO:  New Hampshire active duty, National Guardsmen and women, reservists, veterans and their families are invited to attend.  Members of the press are also invited to attend.

WHERE: Great Bay Community College, 320 Corporate Drive, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801.

WHEN:  Friday, April 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday
Apr072015

US Rep Guinta to visit, volunteer at Portsmouth convenience store Wednesday afternoon 

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Unique Event Offers Firsthand Community Experience at Local Convenience Store

 

WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congressman Frank Guinta (NH-01) announced today that he will visit a Cumberland Farms store in Portsmouth to work behind the counter, speak with employees, interact with members of the local community and discuss issues of importance to the store, patrons and community.

 

“Small businesses are the backbone of New Hampshire’s economy - in fact, nearly 96% of our employers are classified as small businesses.  It is essential to continue to grow our small businesses to provide Granite Staters with steady, good-paying jobs while also strengthening and contributing to our local economy.  Convenience stores, like Cumberland Farms, provide essential services to individuals and families with one-stop shopping, grab-and-go food service, a variety of merchandise and fast transactions.  I’m excited to visit this store, speak with patrons and witness firsthand the various benefits convenience stores provide to the residents of Portsmouth.”

 

The event will be held Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Cumberland Farms Store located at 1475 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  Members of the press are invited to attend.

 

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Thursday
Mar122015

US Rep Guinta visits Portsmouth Naval Shipyard 

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WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congressman Frank Guinta visited the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) today to receive an updated command brief and tour the new Naval Learning Centers.  Representatives from PNSY discussed their work overhauling nuclear submarines and ways in which the Congressman could continue his efforts toward ensuring PNSY continues to flourish. 

“The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard continues the tradition of excellence and service to the Navy, the Granite State and our country by supplying and maintaining the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet.  As one of the largest economic engines in New Hampshire, I remain committed to ensuring the Shipyard has the necessary resources and support from Congress to continue to meet the needs of our defense, grow our local economy and remain a leader in the nuclear submarine industry.”

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard employs approximately 4,700 civilian on its 297-acre base with plans of growing its workforce to 5,200 civilian employees as it works to overhaul the Navy’s submarines. PNSY has converted two of its four Power Plant boilers to natural gas, part of an award-winning comprehensive energy management program. 

  

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