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**Kelly is out of the office from July 3 – 21. If there is an emergency, you can reach Kelly by cell 960-0272 after July 10. You can also reach out to Emily at 244-0757 firstname.lastname@example.org or Gretchen at 209-0151 email@example.com. Thank you.
New GSAs – Get started here!
Welcome to theCurrent Granite State Ambassador page!
The Big E
September 13-29, 2019 (sign ups are open)
Orientation Sept 5, 10am
Join us at New England’s State Fair in the information booth within the NH Building. Share the things you love about NH and enjoy the fair!
Bridges House 50th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, August 25th 10am-6pm
This is a really big day for the Governor’s Mansion and we need a lot of volunteers. Watch for more details. Sign-ups will open end of June.
Hampton Beach Seafood Festival
Steps to Volunteer: Send an email to Tom Dwyer at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the email note that you are a GSA member and also provide the following;
What Venue, day and time you would like to work
Your T-shirt sizes
If you would prefer a $10 participating vendor voucher or a wristband as your volunteer recognition gift.
Friday, September 6th – 1 PM to 9 PM
Saturday, September 7th – 10 AM to 9 PM
Sunday, September 8th – 10 AM to 6 PM Please read here for more information on roles and details
If you are interested in volunteering at Bedrock Gardens this year, feel free to contact Deb Nugent with questions:603-978-2445 or email@example.com
50th Anniversary Arts and Culture Festival: Littleton Chamber
September 21, 10:00-2:00 and 2:00-5:00, 2 per shift
Volunteers will be outside under an information tent and will need a basic knowledge of Littleton. The chamber will provide volunteers with information and maps about the day’s events around Littleton and lunch and snacks will be provided. Information booth located outside of the Chamber office, can store personal items. etc.
Welcome Center shift calendars are open through OCTOBER 2019. November 2019 ‘center’ calendars open August 1, at 6am. Note: Not all centers have posted their summer schedules. ** The center calendars open at 6am when the 1st falls on a weekday. The center calendars open at 8am when the 1st falls on a weekend or a holiday. Events, meetings, tours, and activities have their own designated sign-up dates/times.
If you served at the White Mountain National Forest, a State Tourism Division run Welcome Center, or an event that was NOT managed by an onsite GSA staff member (like CU4 Reality Fair, Walldogs, Strawbery Banke, Hillsborough events, or Bedrock Gardens) – CLICK HERE– to submit your hours. All others will submit your hours at the end of each month. If you have a question, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA Merchandise – Online Store
GSA embroidered merchandise orders are fulfilled twice a year (you can pre-order at any time). This enables us to provide our shirts at a major savings. Samples will be available at our AMBIEs Awards luncheon and our holiday party. Bulk orders will go in the day after these two events and take 2-3 weeks to come in. We do have some items in stock.
GSA of the Year – Marty Wagner
Hospitality from the Heart – Maryellen McGrath
Service Award – Duncan McIntyre
It’s Always Sunny – Christine Stacey
Rookie of the Year – Nick Wallner
Booster of the Year – Bruce Flegal
Industry Awards – DTTD rest area attendants Marni Cinquantini and Barbara Cabral
Upcoming Tours & Meetings If the tour title doesn’t link, we are still working on details. Linked Events and Tours are marked with a “•”. Watch the newsletter for when we post the information page.
If you love being a GSA and what it brings to your life, please consider a year-end tax-deductible donation to support our organization. We appreciate donations of any amount.
Click here to donate online or you can send a check to: Granite State Ambassadors • 470 Mast Road • Goffstown NH 03045. Please write “donation” on the memo line.
HELP SPREAD THE WORD
Are you a member of a fraternal organization or club that encourages its members to do presentations? We would love for you to talk about your experiences as a GSA volunteer. We have basic presentations, hand-outs, and talking points available. Our staff is also happy to attend and speak. Email email@example.com.
We have rack cards and volunteer cards available for GSAs to hand out. One side is “Become a GSA” for friends, and the other side is “Host a GSA” for businesses.