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Support what you love June 6, 6pm – June 7, 6pm! https://www.nhgives.org/organizations/nh-granite-state-ambassadors

Social Committee: An Amazing Visit to The Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grill in New London

By: Kristin Judge, GSA Hampton Area Chamber / NH Parks Class 2022 On May 11th a group of the Granite State Ambassadors visited long-time running brewery and restaurant The Flying Goose, which has been in operation since 1993 by the Mills family. Located in New London, NH and easily accessible

Virtual Program: UNH Observatory & Eclipse 2024

  On May 22nd, our GSAs were honored to hear a program given by John Gianforte, Director of the UNH Observatory about the UNH Observatory and the Total Solar Eclipse happening on April 8th 2024.   Watch in a separate screen: https://www.screencast.com/t/P0sVxlwdZt9 Program recorded May 2023 To earn hours for

GSA Visit to Canterbury Shaker Village, a National Historic Landmark

Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/r2jwqFXvW1tXtG9a7 Written by GSA Roz Lowen, Waterville Valley Resort Class of 2017 On May 22, 2023, we were treated to a tour of the Canterbury Shaker Village. The Shakers originated in England in 1747 and migrated to NY. Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury, NH was established in 1792. No

Seacoast New Hampshire Class of 2023

Welcome to the incredible Granite State Ambassadors New Hampshire Seacoast Class of 2023! Thank you to our generous sponsors and the 25 presenting partners that made this happen! Sponsored by Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce – Hampton, NH, The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth, Seacoast Science Center, Atlantic Grill Rye

Sat, June 24, 2023
Volunteer: Hampton Beach & Brew

Date: Saturday, June 24th, 12:00-4:30 pm Calendar Sign ups are open now. SIGN UP VIA THE GSA ONLINE CALENDARS LOCATION: NH State Park – Ordiorne Park, NH Route 1A, Rye NH 03842 View Map Shifts: 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm Duties – 2 GSAs each: Exit gates, entrance gates and water sales tent. For

Fri, June 23, 2023
Tour: Miss Lauren Lake Tour, Wolfeboro

Date: DUE TO THE HIGH LAKE LEVELS THIS TOUR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 23rd. NOW: Friday, June 23rd.  Rescheduled from May 25th.  There will be 2 tours on June 23rd, 8 people per tour.Earns Educational HoursHours will be reported for you Tour # 1: Arrival time: 9:45 am Time

July 1-31, 2023
603 History Hunt

We are excited to share this fun statewide scavenger hunt that our partners at the New Hampshire Historical Society are presenting. We hope you can participate and learn a thing or two along the way. This does not earn educational hours. Visit their website here. WHAT IS THE 603 HISTORY

July 13-16, 2023 Volunteer: Hillsborough Summerfest

Dates: Thurs: 6:00 – 10:00, Fri: 5:00 – 11:00, Sat: 12:00 – 11:00, Sun: 12:00 – 5:00 Earns Volunteer Service HoursReport your Own Hours Event Location: 29 Preston St, Hillsboro, NH Event Website: https://hillsborosummerfest.com/# Event Description: A family favorite for over 25 years, Hillsboro Summerfest brings visitors from all over

Tour: Owl’s Nest Resort and Campton Village

By: Emily McMaster, GSA Operations and Communications Director As I drove up 93 North in liquid sunshine, I was thinking about how our group of GSAs would be exploring a new area that we hadn’t really explored much before.  We had a group of 24 GSAs ready for an adventure! 

GSA Winter Recap

By: Emily McMaster, Operations and Communications Director Granite State Ambassadors have had a successful start to 2023, with a variety of events and educational opportunities.  Learn more about where our Granite State Ambassadors (GSAs) are volunteering and what topics they are learning more about to better refer our guests around

Our trip to Parker’s Maple Barn was sweet and informative!!

By: Sue Geyer, Currier Museum of Art GSA Class of 2010 Recently a group of GSAs had the pleasure of enjoying a Sugar Party at Parker’s Maple Barn in Mason, NH. What a treat!! We started with a guided tour of their 19th century Sugar House. Unfortunately, it was a

Welcome Owl’s Nest Resort Class of 2023

This week, we had our first 2-day GSA in-person training since March 2020!  Wow!  What a treat it was to be able to spend 2 whole days with this group of new GSAs and all our fabulous speakers.  The Owl’s Nest Resort in Thornton was the perfect host for our

Stepping up the Granite – Catching up with Kelly Bryer

Kelly Bryer, GSA Executive Director, was recently interviewed by Jada Lindblom, UNH Cooperative Extension.  Learn more about our program, our organizational priorities, collaboration with the tourism, industry, and more! The interview is posted here.

GSAs Featured on NH Chronicle

On March 2, 2023, Granite State Ambassadors was featured on NH Chronicle. It was a fun day of shooting and we are thrilled with the results. Thank you Jean Makin of WMUR! https://www.wmur.com/article/nh-chronicle-the-granite-state-ambassadors/43062273

GSA Blog: NH Historical Society Visit

By: Bobbie Goodrich, Silver Anniversary GSA Class of 2021Concord, NH March 25, 2023 After viewing the GSA Zoom Educational Program on March 6th titled “Covered Bridges of NH” presented by Kim Varney Chandler, author of the book by the same name, I spent some time looking at her website. When

Welcome Aviation Museum GSA Class of 2023!

What a week it has been!  We graduated our first class of GSAs this week at the Aviation Museum…the Aviation Museum of NH Class of 2023 will be fondly remembered as the 2023 Nor’Easter Class in our hearts!  After a marathon Zoom class (thanks to the snow!), we finished up

National Economic Development Specialists to Visit Newmarket March 26

Press Release by Michael Provost, Hampton Area Chamber/NH Parks GSA Class of 2022 Each year Main Street America holds a National Conference that brings together approximately 1,500Main Street Executives, Board Members, and Development Specialists from across the United Statesto explore best practices and economic development strategies. This year, March 27-29,

Press Release: NH Farm, Forest & Garden Expo Celebrates its 40th AnniversaryPress Release:

PRESS RELEASE March 7, 2023 For immediate release Contact:     Kelly Bryer, Expo Manager NH Farm, Forest and Garden Expo 603-851-8624  / kelly@nhfarmandforestexpo.org NH Farm, Forest & Garden Expo Celebrates its 40th Anniversary The New Hampshire Farm, Forest & Garden Expo is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year!   Created

Lecture: New Hampshire Tourism Development from the Ground Up

Listen in to this presentation by Jada Lindblom, UNH Cooperative Extension.  Across New Hampshire, UNH Cooperative Extension works with communities and organizations to leverage their natural and cultural assets and create engaging and memorable experiences for visitors and locals, while also encouraging regional economic development. From mountain biking to historic