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Tuesday
Nov182014

NH DHHS - Statehouse Event to Honor NH’s Adoptive Families

Celebrating New Hampshire’s Adoptive Families

During National Adoption Month


Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services



(DHHS) will honor New Hampshire’s Adoptive Families during a celebration at



the State House in Concord on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. The event will



celebrate the 127 adoptions finalized in the State between October 2013 and



September 2014. Governor Maggie Hassan, DHHS Commissioner Nicholas



Toumpas, and DHHS’ Division for Children, Youth and Families Administrator



Eileen Mullen will be speaking at the celebration. This will also be an



opportunity to hear from an adoptive parent.









EVENT: DHHS Celebrates New

Hampshire’s Adoptive Families





WHEN: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

3 PM





LOCATION: NH State House

Governor and Council

Chambers

107 North Main St –

Concord, NH

Saturday
Nov152014

NH DHHS - Health Department Holds Public Meeting on Travelers Returning from Ebola-Stricken Countries

Concord, NH – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has led to Americans

traveling to the affected countries to lend their assistance and expertise

to the victims of this devastating disease. New Hampshire is no exception,

with healthcare workers from the Kearsarge region traveling to Africa to

help out. In order to give the community a chance to ask questions about

the disease and the potential impacts of returning travelers, the New

Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be speaking

at a public meeting hosted by the Kearsarge Regional School System at

Kearsarge Regional High School.



Speakers for this event include:

DHHS Public Health Director Dr. José Montero

State Epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan

Kearsarge Regional Superintendent Jerry Frew





DATE: Monday, November 17, 2014

6:00 pm



EVENT: Ebola Informational Session





LOCATION: Kearsarge Regional High School

457 North Road

North Sutton, NH 03260

Thursday
Nov132014

AFPNH - Can’t miss event!

 

 

I hope you will join us on November 22 for a can't-miss Constitutional event. 

We are proud to co-sponsor "Practical Federalism: How the Federal Government Is Silencing the People" with the American Principles Project on November 22 from 10AM to 6PM at Southern New Hampshire University.

To learn more and order your tickets, please click here

This one of a kind event will feature remarks from:

•   Jeff Chidester, New Hampshire Perspective with Jeff Chidester [Clear Channel, News Radio WQSO (96.7 FM) and New Hampshire's News Network WGIR (610 AM)] and a columnist for the Portsmouth Herald

•   Ann Marie Banfield and Bryan McCormack of Cornerstone Action

•   Ed Naile of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers

•   Georgia State Senator William Ligon

•   Oklahoma State Representative Jason Nelson

•   John Davidson of the Texas Policy Center

•   Steve Klein with the Wyoming Liberty Council

•   Utah State Representative Ken Ivory

•   Emmett McGroarty of American Principles Project

Are you ready to pass the torch of liberty onto the next generation?!  Then don't miss out on this event where speakers and panelists will discuss what must be done to preserve and protect our Constitution.   

From Common Core State Standards and land use policies to onerous environmental policies and Medicaid expansion and the Affordable Care Act, we will discuss and discover ways the federal government is reaching beyond its Constitutional scope and what we can do to restore balance to our nation. 

Register here - http://americanprinciplesproject.org/practical-federalism-how-the-federal-government-is-silencing-the-people/

I hope to see you there! 

Live free or die,

Greg Moore
NH State Director
Americans for Prosperity

Thursday
Nov062014

Maine farmers vote on agriculture policies at upcoming meeting 

Maine farmers to decide agriculture policies at three-day event

Maine Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting
to be held November 8-10 in Freeport

Augusta, ME (November 5, 2014) - Hosted by Cumberland County Farm Bureau, the Maine Farm Bureau will hold its 63rd Annual Meeting beginning Saturday, November 8, through Monday, November 10, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport. Farmers from around the state will convene to discuss policies affecting Maine's agriculture industry, including upcoming legislative bills. Representatives from the media are invited to attend.

 

Once a year, members of the Maine Farm Bureau meet to discuss and set policies for the upcoming year. Maine Farm Bureau is unlike most organizations in the state, because policies are not set by its director or Board, but are instead decided by its members at the county Farm Bureau level and are brought as resolutions for discussion and vote at the state annual meeting. Last year, this grassroots process resulted in Maine Farm Bureau's change-of-position on the GMO-labeling bill, and the organization ultimately supported the bill in the last legislative session. This year, farmers will be discussing several issues critical to Maine's farming industry and property rights protection. For example, there is a resolution to increase the ConnectME budget from $1 million to $5 million to help provide high-speed Internet to farms in rural areas. Farmers will also discuss protecting property rights by requiring that any drones that go over farms require written permission by the farmers.

 

According to Jon Olson, Executive Secretary of the Maine Farm Bureau, "This is truly a grassroots process. Neither the Board of Directors nor I decide the Maine Farm Bureau's positions for the upcoming year, instead members propose resolutions that are discussed in an open forum and are voted on at the Annual Meeting. This meeting establishes which bills Maine Farm Bureau will support in the upcoming legislative session."

 

The Maine Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting also serves as an opportunity for farmers to learn about the latest innovations in agriculture. On November 8, attendees will tour three farms focused on covered agriculture and year-round production: Olivia's Garden in New Gloucester; Cozy Acres in North Yarmouth; and Laughing Stock Farm in Freeport. There will also be a tour of the Cold River Distillery in Freeport, which produces vodka from Maine potatoes.

 

On November 9, Lisa Turner from Laughing Stock Farm in Freeport will moderate a discussion with Maine Food Strategy about strengthening Maine's farming, fishing and food economy. Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation Commissioner, Walt Whitcomb, will provide an update on the state's efforts to support Maine agriculture. At the banquet that evening, Lisa Webster from North Star Sheep Farm in Windham will be the keynote speaker focusing on building a business and reaching regional markets.  

 

On Monday, November 10, county resolutions will be presented, discussed and voted on by Maine Farm Bureau members from approximately 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

 

An exhibit of photographs documenting the diversity of Maine farmers by writer and photographer David Owen will be on display during the event.

 

For more information and for reservations, go to: http://www.mainefarmbureau.com/calendar/event/119

Friday
Oct172014

Prescott Park - The 6th Annual NH Brewfest October 25th 

The 6th Annual NH Brew Fest kicks off Saturday, October 25th
 
Saturday, October 25th, the NH Brew Fest kicks off its 6th year in the back yard of Redhook Brewery on the Pease International Tradeport in Portsmouth, NH. This popular fundraising event benefits the Prescott Park Arts Festival supported by the Master Brewers Association of America and WHEB's The Morning Buzz. For just $35 per ticket, New Hampshire Brew Fest attendees have the chance to sample unlimited tastings of over 100 brews from more than 30 craft breweries from across the nation.
 
“Brew Fest is the perfect way to end the season and it’s no surprise the tickets sell out quickly year over year. There’s such a dynamic collection of brewers with a generous array of their own unique craft brews, folks are in for a real treat” says Executive Director Ben Anderson. “As always, we’re tremendously grateful to have the opportunity to work with Redhook Brewery, The Master Brewers Association and with great sponsors like WHEB.”
 
New Hampshire BrewFest offers a limited number of VIP tickets available for an hour long private session that will feature limited edition brews, and a chance to meet with the brew masters from 12-1 pm. Many of the distinct craft brews that are offered during the VIP Session will not be available for Session 1 and 2. For the VIP ticket price of $45 (advance sale only), guests will gain entry to the exclusive VIP session plus, the entirety of Session I from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. There is a second Sampling Session that runs from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Designated drivers can purchase a discounted ticket for $15 in advance online, or at the door.

General admission tickets are $35 in advance and include entry into the event, a 5 oz souvenir sampler cup, unlimited beer samples, live music and entertainment. Ticket sales are available through www.brewnh.com. Attendees are encouraged to purchase their tickets soon, as attendance is limited and this event always sell out.
 
The Master Brewers Association of America will present a host of brewing companies including: Allagash Brewing Co., Baxter Brewing Co., Beara Irish Brewing Co., Boston Beer Co., Brooklyn Brewing, Earth Eagle Brewing,  Elm City Brewing Co., Geary’s Brewery, Goose Island, Great Rhythm Brewing Co., Harpoon Brewery, Henniker Brewing Co., Jack’s Abbey Brewing, Kennebec River Brewery, Kennebunkport Brewing, Kona Brewing Co., Lagunitas Brewing, Moat Mountain, Narragansett Brewing, Oskar Blues, Portsmouth Brewery, Redhook Brewery, Sebago Brewing Co., 7th Settlement, Shipyard Brewing Co., Smuttynose Brewing Co., Stoneface Brewing Co., Stone Brewing Co., Throwback Brewery, Traveler Beer Co., Tributary Brewing, Tuckerman Brewing, Wachusett Brewing Co., Widmer Brothers (plus Omission), Woodstock Inn Brewery, and more.

Prescott Park Arts Festival, a non-profit organization, is the Seacoast’s premier outdoor performing arts venue, offering a uniquely accessible experience of high quality live theater and music -- no fixed admissions fees -- in an idyllic natural setting.
For more information contact Ben Anderson at (603)-436-2848 or info@prescottpark.org