BIA to honor business leaders
CONCORD — The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will honor local business leaders at its annual business meeting and member reception 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester.
BIA will present the “Above and Beyond” awards to several individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to BIA’s mission during the past year.
“The ’Above and Beyond’ awards recognize those individuals who have gone the extra mile and demonstrated an extraordinary willingness and commitment to helping the organization be successful and work to further its legislative and regulatory priorities,” said BIA President Jim Roche in a prepared statement.
The award recipients include:
Gary Armitage, The Mountain Club on Loon, Lincoln
Joe Carelli, Citizens Bank, Manchester
Susannah Chance, Leddy Group, Dover
Cheryl Coletti, Casella Resource Solutions, Salem
Katherine DeForest, Sulloway and Hollis PLLC, Concord
Bill Duncan, LRS Technology Services, New Castle
Suzanne Foster, Medtronic Advanced Energy, Portsmouth
Bryan Granger, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc., Keene
Tom Raffio, Northeast Delta Dental, Concord
Brian Ramsey, Velcro USA Inc., Manchester
George Reagan, New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, Bedford
Teresa Rosenberger, Devine Strategies, Concord
George Roussos, Orr and Reno PA, Concord
Tim Sink, Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, Concord
Harry Stewart, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Concord
Christopher Way, New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development, Concord
Val Zanchuck, Graphicast Inc., Jaffrey
The annual meeting also includes the election of directors and officers to BIA’s 34-member board for 2014/2015.
The annual business meeting is open to BIA members. Check-in the day of the event begins at 4:30 p.m.
The business meeting will begin at 5 p.m. and the reception begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person. Register online at BIAofNH.com/events or call 224-5388, extension 116 for more information.