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DNC Response to the Voters First Presidential Forum 

The DNC issued the following statement in response to tonight’s Voters First Presidential Forum:


"The policies of this Republican presidential field are all out-of-touch, all out-of-date, and all the same. Repeal Obamacare, reject comprehensive immigration reform, restrict access to women’s health clinics, and the list goes on and on. But this was just the preview. I’m sure Republicans will find many more ways they can hurt the middle class on Thursday night. Stay tuned.” –Holly Shulman, DNC National Press Secretary


First Principles - NH National Security Action Summit 





It's not too late to sign up!

Please note the time change.


Border security, illegal immigration, Iran, Shariah, the hollowing out of America's military, the vulnerability of our nation's power grid - these are topics that impact every family's life in America.


And now, in cooperation with The Center for Security Policy and High Frontier, FIRST PRINCIPLES is bringing in some of the nation's top experts and conservative leaders to talk to Granite Staters about these critical topics.


Who: John Guandolo,Founder of Understanding The Threat, Peter Huessy, President of GeoStrategic Analysis, U.S. Rep. Steve King, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, Frank Gaffney, President of Center for Security Policy, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Admiral James "Ace" Lyons (U.S. Navy, ret.), and more!

When: July 25, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  

Where: SECRESC Conference Center, 29 Commerce Drive, Bedford, NH


Cost: $10, tickets purchased by clicking below, box lunch provided - Register today.   NO tickets will be available at the door.  ONLY ADVANCE REGISTRATIONS AVAILABLE.


Get more details and get your tickets now by clicking here!


"At a time when Granite Staters are concerned about the looming threats to our borders, our communities and our homes, First Principles is honored to partner with the Center for Security Policy and High Frontier, to seek real answers and hope."  




Karen Testerman



P.S.  Please share this request with friends, family and church members.


SNHU - Death and Taxes


“The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”

Will Rogers


State and Federal Taxes Small Business Owners Should Know


Every year, the tax codes seems to change either at the state or federal level which is why our Back to Basics series ends with this valuable  

tax training. Kathryn Michaels, Esq., Merrill Barter, CPA, and Stephanie Leary, JD, CPA  will update you on some important 2015 tax laws

that can impact your small business and answer questions such as:


I am thinking of starting a business, are there tax implications as a sole proprietor, LLC, S corporation or C corporation?

I am a NH business, do I really need to pay attention to taxes when I conduct business in a neighboring state?

Can’t I just hire independent contractors to avoid payroll taxes?

Can software and cloud computing transactions be taxed?


We want you to know some of the basic state and federal tax issues in 2015 that can impact your business so you can effectively

communicate with your CPA to avoid unnecessary costs and trouble.



When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Southern New Hampshire University, Nashua Campus, Room 3, 546 Amherst St, Nashua, NH 03063

Presenters: Kathryn H. Michaelis, Shareholder, Rath, Young & Pignatelli, PC; Merrill E. Barter, Tax Senior Manager, Baker Newman Noyes LLC; and Stephanie Leary, Tax Manager, Baker Newman Noyes LLC

Cost: Free CWBA Member (use coupon code MemberBasics at checkout); $10 Non-Member

Register Here:



Sponsored by:


Center for Women’s Business Advancement

Southern New Hampshire University

Madison House

2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH 03106

tel: 603.629.4697


CWBANH - Making Your Hobby into a Business 


Encore Entrepreneur:

Making Your Hobby into a Business



to learn how to turn your hobby into a business.




Get answers to the questions you’ve always had:

  • · Is my product or service marketable?
  • · What are the steps to building my business?
  • · Which online presence is best for me?


Attend this free workshop to hear from business advisors and to learn

about free resources available in New Hampshire to help your business venture succeed.



Wednesday, June 24, 2015

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St, Nashua, NH 03060

Cost: Free; registration is required.

Register here



SNHU - There's Something For Everyone!

Whether you need help with social media, sales, or financials, we have the workshops for you!

Here are just a few of the great offerings this year:


Social Media for the Non-Tech Savvy

Dr. Pat Spirou, Marketing Department Chair, Southern New Hampshire University,  

will teach you how to reach out to a new market with social media by your side.

Learn the basics of various sites and which can work for your business.


Where Your Dollars Go and What They Get You

Learn how to use your profit and loss statement to guide you in better decision making.

CPA Kerry Lekas, Dufresne & Lekas CPA, LLC, will guide you through understanding your return on

investment (ROI) and how it can help you prioritize your spending and your time.


Prospect + Customer = Your Bottom Line

Finding buyers for your product or service requires a strategy!

Kevin Hallenbeck, Principal, Sandler Training, will teach you how to have a system for

prospecting and selling that provides consistent sales revenue.



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