Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce brings back Pride Award

Published: 8/5/2022 4:57:31 PM
Modified: 8/5/2022 4:54:28 PM

The Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce has re-established of the Pride Award after several years of inactivity.

With an endowed fund administered by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, the chamber is seeking applicants who have demonstrated an outstanding contribution to the betterment of their community and have a project which will return an educational benefit to the community.

This opportunity is available to residents of Jaffrey and Rindge who have creative ideas for nonprofit service, professional development or nontraditional learning which will lead to the educational enrichment of the community. Proposals should reflect the intent of community betterment in an individual’s goals and objectives, and a timeline and budget for the activity.

The Pride Award Committee includes Cyndy Burgess, Cathy Furze, Owen Houghton, Sheila Girbach Sharon Tieger, Kim Baker, Dayna Jackson and Susan Peterson, who meet periodically to assess the applications and make recommendations to the NH Charitable Foundation. The foundation makes sure the application meets all the criteria and informs the committee of its decision.

The first Pride Award was given in 1991, with over $50,000 awarded until COVID times.Theapplication is available at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 2, Jaffrey 03452.

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