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QUICK LINKS: BLOG | GETTING STARTED | PERKS | MERCHANDISE | CARPOOL | SOCIAL COMMITTEE | MOST RECENT NEWSLETTER | POLICY MANUAL  |  GSA GOOGLE CALENDAR | POST HOURS | DONATIONS – ONLINE AUCTION NOV 1-10 | 2018-19 YEARBOOK

 Volunteer Opportunities

Visitor Information Centers – statewide

Events – (View all – statewide)


FinnFunn Tori (Finnish-style Marketplace)
Historical Society of Cheshire County

November 16, 9am-2pm
Troy Elementary School
Email Emily for more info.

GSA Holiday Party
November 21 3-6pm
Manchester Millyard Museum
Sign ups open Wed Oct 16, 7am

Decorate Bridges House
Nov 25-26, noon-3
Concord. Open to all. Sign up online now.

Bridges House Holiday Party
Dec 6
Concord. Email Kelly for more info and to sign up. (full)

Made in New England Expo
Dec 7
Sign ups open Nov 7, 9am
Center of NH Expo Center, Manchester


Visitor Information Centers


Notes & Instructions

2019 NHGSA Policy and Procedure Manual
Please read!

GSA Sign Up
Welcome Center shift calendars are open through February 2020. MARCH 2020 ‘center’ calendars open December 1, at 7am.  Note: All center calendar openings will happen at 7am now regardless of day they fall on.
**  Events, meetings, tours, and activities have their own designated sign-up dates/times.


Posting Hours
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 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 emily@nhgsa.com.


GSA MerchandiseOnline 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.


 

THANK YOU! OUR AUCTION RAISED $7,376
New Stuff — even more opportunities in our newsletter

Learning Opportunities

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.

TOUR: Moonlight Meadery – December 6, 2019, 10am-noon
Sign ups open Nov 11, 7am
Join us to learn about their company, the history of mead, honey bees, and a walk through of how they make their meads and ciders. Following the tour, we will participate in a tasting of 7 meads & ciders in their recently expanded tasting room.

Regional Resource Guides They are complete — Thank you everyone who contributed to this incredible project! Read and download!

SUBMIT YOUR PRIZE DRAWING ENTRY TODAY for the NH Heritage Museum Trail Passport
January – November 2019  Grand prize: 2 nights for 2 on STAR ISLAND!

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Quarterly Meetings
Next one – January 28, 2020 (sign-ups open)
GSA volunteer meeting with Kelly 2-3pm
Airport management update meeting – 3-4pm


GSA Social Committee

GSAs that enjoy getting together for social activities outside of NHGSA’s framework.

Upcoming Events:

Nov 21st – Social Committee Meeting (new members welcome) Signups are OPEN on the OCS.
Dec 13th – Journey to the North Pole Click Here for Event Details. Signups are OPEN on the OCS.


GSA Perks

Discounted lodging, theatre & admissions. Free parking at MHT…


Newsletters

Most Recent – Nov 5, 2019
Archives  (2019 | 2018)



Resource Pages

• Getting Started Tutorials
• GSA Master Calendar – Save the Dates
• Photo Albums
• Topic: Human Trafficking
• Best Practices Articles
• Carpool Information
• CIMA / Volunteer Accident Insurance

 Read our 2018 annual report!  

2019 Operations Survey Results

MHT Info Booth Dashboard Link (requires booth login)

Social Media

Facebook
Blog Articles – Most recent below

Social Committee: Lunch around the Hibachi

Tour: Badger Balm, by GSA Tim Adams

Day Tripping from Hillsboro to Gilsum and everything in between, by GSA Margaret Minnon

Lunch at the Firefly

Exploring the Heritage Museum Trail
Tour: Fairfield Inn, Manchester, by GSA Debbie Hickey
Article: Area Museums: Much More Than Glass Display Cases, by GSA Mark Okrant


DONATE – SUPPORT WHAT YOU LOVE

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 kelly@nhgsa.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.