NH Club News: Sandown Garden Club names scholarship winner

August 16. 2018 11:55PM
Beth Boucher of City Year, one of the nonprofit organizations to receive a grant from the Manchester Kiwanis Club, speaks during the club's August meeting. Each organization that was awarded funds was asked to make a presentation at the meeting. (COURTESY)

SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club has announced that Timberlane Regional High School graduate Emily Dolan has received the club’s scholarship this year.

Dolan plans to attend the University of New Hampshire in Durham in the fall, where she will pursue a bachelor of science degree in earth sciences with a concentration in oceanography.

“Emily Dolan is an outstanding student and very deserving of the award,” the club wrote in a news release.

The nonprofit club is a member of both the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs and the New England Region of National Garden Clubs. For more about the club, visit www.sandowngardenclub.org.

Kiwanis Club donates to nonprofit groups

MANCHESTER — The Kiwanis Club of Manchester says it has awarded a total of $20,600 to “a dedicated group of local, nonprofit organizations that serve the youth of Manchester.”

The agencies awarded grant funding at the club’s Aug. 6 meeting were: the Boys & Girls of Manchester, City Year, Fueled By Kids, Holy Cross Early Childhood Center, Majestic Theatre, Manchester Community Health Center, Manchester Community Music School, Mayhew Program, Manchester Police Athletic League, MY TURN, NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire, NHMI — Safe Sports, Palace Theatre, Queen City Bike Collective, The Friends Program, The Way Home and UpReach Therapeutic Riding Center.

“Kiwanis Club of Manchester is comprised of community-minded citizens dedicated to enhancing, enriching and improving the lives of Manchester’s youth through community service projects and fundraising efforts,” club President Marilyn Charbonneau said. “I personally want to thank all current, past and future members of Kiwanis of Manchester. We would not be half as successful if it were not for all the donations and countless volunteer hours. Giving back to the community is at the core of Kiwanis; helping our children in this great city of Manchester.”

To learn more about the volunteer-run nonprofit club, which is open to men and women, go to kiwanismanchesternh.org.

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