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Blog: What a Glorious Day in the Monadnock Region

by GSA Sue Geyer, Currier Museum Class of 2010 On a beautiful sunny day in May a group of GSAs converged on 2 small communities in NH, Harrisville and Hancock for a lovely experience! We started at the Harrisville Inn with a tour and lunch. The owner and fellow GSA,

BLOG: Manchester Lodging Tour

View all of our photos here. On February 8th a group of GSAs boarded the Manchester Transit Authority’s Trolley for a tour of 4 Manchester Hotels and 1 Bed & Breakfast. It was an incredibly informative day and we wanted to share some of what we learned! Manchester Transit Authority

Blog: Exploring the Thrills of New England Motorized Racing at the New England Racing Museum

www.nemsmuseum.com On Wednesday, January 17th, a group of Granite State Ambassador welcome center volunteers toured the New England Racing Museum so they could better refer guests and as a new volunteer opportunity for them. You can view all of our photos HERE. If you’re a fan of motorized racing and

GSA Fall Recap

Granite State Ambassadors have had a successful 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 the state! October 2023 Volunteer Hours Summary: 134 Volunteers

NH Primary Training Resources

  This Front-Line Primary Training program is a collaboration between Granite State Ambassadors, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and the City of Manchester to help us all prepare for the attending guests of the upcoming New Hampshire Primary. We encourage you to share the recording of this program and

Blog – A Winter Wonderland Adventure on the Cog: Heartwarming Testimonials

View all of our photos at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/BHQiKSJcMeWEaF3NA The Cog Railway: https://www.thecog.com/ Throughout the winter, the Cog’s trains terminate at their newly redesigned and expanded Waumbek Station. Located in an alpine meadow at roughly 4000’, clear conditions provide spectacular panoramic vistas from the southern Presidentials to the Canadian border. Passengers leave

GSAs Coming to Town with Santa

by GSA Sue Greenbaum To view all of our photos visit: https://photos.app.goo.gl/rzuzpRYnDCndXWyK8  Santa Claus is coming to Town! This is what it’s all about at The North Pole, and YOU get to be a part of the magic!! If this is something you’ve thought you would like to try, carve

MTA talks to GSAs about new routes

The Manchester Transit Authority took time to talk with our Granite State Ambassador volunteers about their new routes connecting Manchester-Boston Regional Airport to the Boston Express Terminal and other locations. To watch it directly: https://www.screencast.com/t/84KS52I7TVS MTA operates all transit buses in and around Manchester. We offer intercity routes to Concord

Blog: Journey through Cultural Enrichment: Exploring Dover’s Woodman and Children’s Museums

View all of our spectacular photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/4HVTWJvc5qxYCG91A On the 15th of November, a delegation comprising enthusiastic Granite State Ambassador volunteers embarked on an enlightening journey to Dover, New Hampshire. Our purpose was to explore two distinguished institutions that adorn the cultural and educational landscape of the region: the Woodman Museum

Blog: Vida Cantina, Portsmouth

On a beautiful sunny and warm fall day 19 GSA’s met up at Vida Cantina in Portsmouth to check out this eatery, whose chef has been nominated multiple times for a James Beard culinary award. We were seated as a group so could meet and greet each other while trying

AMBIEs Awards Luncheon

November 9, 2023 HART’S TURKEY FARM View all of our photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/nSmji2dD1wRYiaBR6 ANNUAL MEETING Charyl Reardon, Board Chair Today, we get together to reflect on our achievements over the past year and to highlight an exciting course for the future. This gathering is a testament to the organization’s commitment to

Exploring Hidden Gems: The New Hampshire Telephone Museum and Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

View all of the photos at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/zwbPvj5zri3L1j4aA Recently a group of Granite State Ambassador (GSA) welcome center volunteers explored the quaint village of Warner, NH to experience it as a traveling guest would. As always, it didn’t disappoint! With 5 museums in the village, it was hard selecting just 2

GSA Summer Recap

Granite State Ambassadors have had a successful 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 the state! July 2023 Volunteer Hours Summary: 145 Volunteers

Campton Office Hours – Oct & Nov

Earns Administrative HoursHours will be reported for you. Upcoming volunteer hours at our Campton Office are posted below with planned tasks. If the shift is for 1 person and you want to come as a pair, just email me and I’ll add the second person. Address: Exit 28 off I-93.

DONATE: Experience NH Auction

Your donation will be promoted during our Online Fundraising Auction – November 1-10, 2023 to support our volunteer programs. Our certified front-line volunteers serve over 20,000 hours annually learning about NH and sharing that knowledge in the form of referrals at welcome centers and events statewide. Primary welcome centers include

Tour: Discovering the Wonders of the UNH Astronomical Observatory

by Kelly BryerView all of our photos at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/7aNachqR1aFoAFSz9On September 7, a group of 28 Granite State Ambassadors (GSAs) visited the University of New Hampshire (UNH) campus in Durham to explore and learn about the UNH Astronomical Observatory. Recently, UNH Cooperative Extension has joined the Physics and Astronomy Department to

Social Lunch at Smokeshow Barbeque in Concord

By: Sarah Brown, Comfort Inn Concord GSA Class of 2011 A group of 26 GSAs started the month off at Smokeshow Barbeque in Concord, and a great start of the month it was! The best part of the lunch meet up was the participation of experienced people and new members

Blog: Exploring Dartmouth and Lyme: A Journey through Art, History, and Nature

See all photos This tour was created after a conversation between a guest and a Granite State Ambassador (GSA) working at the Hooksett North Rest Area. The guest, Liz Ryan Cole, who happens to be a partner in the Loch Lyme Lodge in Lyme, NH, expressed interest in the GSA

Interview – Whaleback Mountain, Enfield NH

Today we have Alex Lahood, Director of Business Operations for Whaleback Mountain in Enfield NH with us. Whaleback recently hosted a Granite State Ambassador Certification Training for us and we had such a wonderful experience and are excited to share a bit of what we learned with you. www.whaleback.com Watch


We are excited to have 20 new GSAs graduate as part of the Whaleback Mountain Class of 2023. Congratulations and welcome! What an amazing host organization. We were so impressed with all this mountain has accomplished and it’s mission. Whaleback is more than a mountain, it is a community. With