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Saturday, December 22, 2018
Shirley English recently joined Monadnock United Way as the Administrative Assistant. Prior to joining the staff, Shirley was a longtime volunteer for MUW.   English previously worked as the Alumni Relations Manager at New England College in Henniker and has more than10 years of experience in volunteer management, fundraising and relationship...
Friday, December 14, 2018
River Center announces January programs The River Center, located in Peterborough, has a great line-up of programs starting in January: Tweens and Teens weekly parenting group with Bonnie Harris is back on January 8 from  noon to 2 p.m. Kelli Tourgee who runs our Wednesday morning playgroup will oversee another weekly playgroup for kids and their...
Friday, December 14, 2018
Monadnock United Way is seeking community volunteers to help with its Investment Process. In 2019, volunteers will be needed to review funding proposals from human service agencies focused on financial stability and basic needs programming, as well as funding proposals from existing MUW partners that are part of a transition group.   Each...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
  Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. It's a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity. It follows Thanksgiving and the widely recognized Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping events and kicks off the end-of-year giving season....
Monday, October 29, 2018
Monadnock United Way is hosting an information session about its 2020 funding opportunities on Nov. 28, 2018, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Cheshire County House of Corrections, 825 Marlboro St. in Keene.   To attend, please RSVP by clicking here.   In 2020, two types of funding will be available: Focus Area Funding for programs aligning with the...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Winchester Learning Center holding groundbreaking ceremony, taking applications for Christmas for Kids program The Winchester Learning Center will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its new classroom at 9 a.m. Oct. 30 at 109 Keene Road in Winchester. The new classroom will allow the center to grow by adding space for 14 preschool slots. All are...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Nearly 70 home visitors and other professionals who work with children attended a half-day training event last week hosted by the Monadnock Home Visiting Alliance. Presenter Cassie Yackley, Psy.D., PLLC spoke about the role of home visiting professionals in promoting healing and resilience in traumatized young children and their caregivers. "It's...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Thanks to the Keene Sentinel's Parent Express for publishing a piece about our Impact Monadnock Business Ambassadors in their October 2018 issue. Read below about the benefits of family-friendly policies like Babies At Work, which has had a positive impact on people in our community, including Ryon Clarke of W.S. Badger Company in Gilsum. And find...
Monday, September 24, 2018
  In the fall of 2017, one out-of-state family found several helping hands in Keene, including from MUW partner agencies. David Thorhaug, a millwright welder, was living with his brother in Keene while doing contract projects. He was sending money to his pregnant partner, Elizabeth Edwards, and their two children, who were living in Florida with...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The River Center announces fall programs   Special event: Jessica Lahey to speak at Tuesday Topic event Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, will be at the Lucy Hurlin Theatre at ConVal Regional High School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23.   The author, columnist...