Nominations Open for 2017 Business in the Arts Awards

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN THE ARTS AWARDS

The call for nominations is now open for the 2017 Business in the Arts Awards.  The Awards are sponsored by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts to publicly recognize and honor businesses and an individual business leader for their significant impact on New Hampshire’s arts and cultural community.

A New Hampshire business of any size that supported the arts in calendar year 2016 is eligible for a Business in the Arts Award.  Support may take the form of sponsorships, volunteer involvement of an executive or other staff member, the provision of in-kind goods and/or professional services, a tie-in that involved the arts in advertising, marketing, or public affairs campaigns, as well as other activities.

Four winners will be named: one from each business size category of microenterprise, small, medium and large.

The Leadership Award will be given to one individual business leader to recognize exceptional leadership, vision and commitment in encouraging and developing the partnership between business and the arts.

A panel of judges comprised of representatives from business and the arts will review the nominations and select the winners. The winners, who will be presented with art commissioned from a New Hampshire artist, will be announced at a festive banquet on May 8, 2017 at The Center of NH – Radisson Hotel in Manchester at 5:30 p.m. at which all companies nominated will be acknowledged.

A business, arts organization or individual may submit a nomination online or download a form at www.nhbca.com, or by contacting the NHBCA, One Granite Place, Concord, NH, 03301,

Email arts@nhbca.com.  Nominations are due February 17, 2017.

Winners of 32nd Business in the Arts Awards Named

C & S Wholesale Grocers, New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp, Portwalk Place and the Drum Center of Portsmouth were announced as the winners of the Business in the Arts Awards at a gala evening presentation hosted by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts on May 9 in Manchester. More than 350 business and arts leaders attended the 32nd annual celebration.

The winners were applauded for their outstanding support of the arts through donations of time, money and resources to the arts in their communities and statewide.

C & S Wholesale Grocers was lauded for feeding the soul of the Monadnock region with its extensive support of underwriting, sponsorships, program ads, print donations and in-kind support of arts organizations including Arts Alive, Colonial Theatre, Moco Arts, Peterborough Players and Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music as well as encouraging hands-on employee engagement in cultural events and exhibits. New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp was cited for supporting more than 50 arts and cultural organizations, displaying works by local artists and photographers in their lobbies, offering their digital signs as a way of promoting upcoming shows as well as making available the use of their board rooms for meetings and events. Portwalk Place in Portsmouth received accolades for demonstrating the belief that a strong cultural environment is good for the community by being dedicated supporters of 3S Artspace, giving free Music Hall memberships to all 150 residents of their properties, and promoting and buying works from local artists.

The Drum Center of Portsmouth was recognized for initiating equipment donations and scholarship support for young students, donating their time to conduct workshops and underwriting the growing Rock Program that affords 100 students of all levels the chance to collaborate, write, record and perform original music.

Winners were awarded a painting by New Hampshire artist Bethany Cole Rymes. The New Hampshire Institute of Art created the table centerpieces. The ArtsBaskets Cultural Trivia Show highlighted the evening’s sponsors and featured cultural goodies including tickets, travel cups, CDs and books contributed by New Hampshire’s many cultural organizations. The grand prize was donated by the Omni Mount Washington Resort.

Erin Fehlau and Sean McDonald of New Hampshire Chronicle were the masters of ceremonies. The evening’s performance showcase on stage featured Opera NH, a reading by poet Hope Jordan, and the Neoteric Dance Collaborative. Providing fun in the lobby before and at the conclusion of the event was the Robbins Farley Scholarship Brass Ensemble of the Manchester Community Music School, painting demonstrations by students from the New Hampshire Institute of Art, a pottery and stained glass demonstration by Studio 550, and a visual presentation by AVA Gallery.

Presenting Sponsors were The Duprey Companies and Paul and Sandra Montrone/Perspecta Trust.

Corporate Sponsors were Bank of America, Bellwether Community Credit Union, Citizens Bank, FairPoint Communications, Hypertherm, Inc., Lincoln Financial Group, Northeast Delta Dental, People’s United Bank and TD Bank.

Event Supporters were Catholic Medical Center, Devine Millimet, Elliot Health Systems, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Lake Sunapee Bank, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Middleton, and Stibler Associates.

Wine Sponsor was Labelle Winery.

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts presents the awards annually to recognize and honor outstanding business support of the arts. The NHBCA was founded to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts. For more information contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or visit www.nhbca.com

Althea Haropulos Photography. Photo caption: C&S Wholesale Grocers Erin Temmen and Gina Goff, NH Mutual Bancorp Sam Laverack, Portwalk Place Jeff Johnston and Drum Center of Portsmouth Shane Kinney.

Winners of 31st Business in the Arts Awards Gala named

[Concord, NH]  Lincoln Financial Group, Lake Sunapee Bank, Orr & Reno and Dancing Lion Chocolate were announced as the winners of the Business in the Arts Awards and Arthur Sullivan as the Leadership winner at a gala evening presentation hosted by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts on May 11 in Manchester. Approximately 325 business and arts leaders attended the 31st annual celebration.

The winners were applauded for their outstanding support of the arts through donations of time, money and resources to the arts in their communities and statewide.

Lincoln Financial Group was lauded for their willingness to make multi-year sponsorship commitments and to increasing access to the arts for all ages, economic situations, abilities and ethnicities through support of organizations such as the NH Music Festival, Pontine Theatre and Concord Community Music School. Lake Sunapee Bank was cited for its wide support of many organizations including Center for the Arts and League of NH Craftsmen, employee involvement on boards such as Symphony NH and Monadnock Music and demonstrating belief in the value of investment in the creative economy. Orr & Reno received accolades for its volunteerism and sponsorships at Capitol Center for the Arts, Red River Theatres and Kimball-Jenkins School of Art and for hosting a large studio in their offices for artist-in-residence Melissa Miller. Dancing Lion Chocolate of Manchester was recognized for sourcing from local artists and its “Life As Art” program.

Arthur Sullivan of Manchester was named as the Leadership Award recipient for his longstanding record of philanthropic distinction and collecting art. He continues to introduce and cultivate numerous regional businesses as well as engage community, civic, corporate and government leaders on behalf of the New Hampshire Institute of Art.

Each winner received a framed watercolor by New Hampshire artist Catherine Tuttle. The Sharon Art Center loaned the table centerpieces. The ArtsBaskets Cultural Trivia Show highlighted the evening’s sponsors and contained cultural goodies including tickets, travel cups, CD’s and books contributed by New Hampshire’s many cultural organizations. The grand prize was donated by the Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods.

Brady Carlson, New Hampshire Public Radio host, was the master of ceremonies for the festivities. The evening’s performance showcase on stage featured the scholarship vocal ensemble of the Concord Community Music School, three of the Poetry Out Loud semi-finalists and Positive Street Art Dance. Providing fun in the lobby before and at the conclusion of the event was a student violin duo from the Portsmouth Music and Art Center, painting demonstrations by students from the New Hampshire Institute of Art, a pottery demonstration by Studio 550, and a visual presentation by AVA Gallery.

Corporate Sponsors were Bank of America, Bellwether Community Credit Union, Citizens Bank, Eversource Energy, FairPoint Communications, Hypertherm, Inc., Lincoln Financial Group, Paul and Sandra Montrone, Northeast Delta Dental, People’s United Bank and TD Bank.

Event Supporters were Catholic Medical Center, Devine Millimet, Fidelity Investments, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Law Firm and Stibler Associates.

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts presents the awards annually to recognize and honor outstanding business support of the arts. The NHBCA was founded to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts. For more information about the awards or the NHBCA contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or visit the web site at www.nhbca.com

Winners of the 30th Business in the Arts Awards Announced

Timken, People’s United Bank, Sequoya Technologies Group and Hampshire Hardwoods were announced as the winners of the Business in the Arts Awards and Michael A. L’Ecuyer as the Leadership winner at a gala evening presentation hosted by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts on May 12 in Manchester. Approximately 325 business and arts leaders attended the 30 th annual celebration.

The winners were applauded for their outstanding support of the arts through donations of time, money and resources to the arts in their communities and statewide.

Timken was lauded for their commitment to the importance of the creative economy and their involvement in Arts Alive! in the Keene area, as well as their business practice of connecting innovation and creativity. People’s United Bank was cited for their support of the Currier Museum of Art’s “Visual Dispatches from the Vietnam War” and their support to a variety of organizations statewide. Sequoya Technologies Group received accolades for believing that community engagement is essential for companies to flourish and for their unique “seeds” program that gives a percent of their monthly service fee to nonprofits including the Sharon Arts Center and other Monadnock area arts groups. Hampshire Hardwoods was recognized for donating time and materials to the construction of the new Winnipesauke Playhouse and mobilizing more than twenty other suppliers and laborers to help complete the project.

Michael A. L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Bellwether Community Credit Union, was named as the Leadership Award recipient for his longstanding record of board service to the Palace Theatre and for successfully leveraging his leadership and business savvy into supporting a variety of arts in the state. Described as a person that brings a thoughtful, actionable approach to every project, raising money and awareness are only part of what he does. This CEO doesn’t just talk or write a check. He rolls up his sleeves and gets involved whether it’s as a trustee at a theatre or in recruiting business associates to support any of a number of arts organizations.

Each winner received a framed watercolor by New Hampshire artist Bruce McColl. The Currier Museum of Art loaned the table centerpieces. The ArtsBags Cultural Trivia Show highlighted the evening’s sponsors and contained cultural goodies of tickets, tee shirts, CD’s and books contributed by New Hampshire’s many cultural organizations. The grand prize was donated by the Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods.

John Herman, artist, writer, teacher and media maker, was the master of ceremonies for the festivities. The evening’s performance showcase on stage featured Rodney Miller, fiddler with Max Newman on guitar, a sampling of the NH Writers’ Project Flash Fiction Slam and the NH Theatre Factory created a repertoire of musical theater, both classic and contemporary, aimed to show the dreams, challenges, and even quirks of being a performer. Providing more fun in the lobby before and at the conclusion of the event was a student jazz duo from the Manchester Community Music School, painting demonstrations by students from the New Hampshire Institute of Art, a pottery demonstration by Studio 550, and a Heart’s Accord Barbershop Harmony.

The Presenting Sponsor was The Duprey Companies.

Corporate Sponsors were FairPoint Communications, Hypertherm, Inc., Lincoln Financial Group, Northeast Delta Dental, Paul and Sandra Montrone, People’s United Bank and TD Bank.

Event Supporters were Bank of America, Bellwether Community Credit Union, Catholic Medical Center, Devine Millimet, Fidelity Investments, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Law Firm and Stibler Associates.

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts presents the awards annually to recognize and honor outstanding business support of the arts. The NHBCA was founded to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts. For more information about the awards or the NHBCA contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or visit the web site at www.nhbca.com.

30th Annual Business in the Arts Awards Gala May 12

The 30th annual Business in the Arts Awards will be held Monday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center of New Hampshire – Radisson Hotel in Manchester. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts, the gala will honor the twenty-one New Hampshire businesses nominated for this year’s awards. The evening highlights a celebration of business support for the arts and entertains with a performance showcase of drama, literature and music. The grand finale is the announcement of the Award winners.

John Herman, Seacoast area artist, writer and teacher, is the master of ceremonies for the festivities. The main stage performances include New Hampshire’s new artist laureate fiddler Rodney Miller with Max Newman, guitar, finalists of the New Hampshire Writers’ Project Flash Fiction Slam, and a theater medley by the New Hampshire Theatre Factory. Lobby performances include Hearts Accord barbershop harmony, a Portsmouth Music and Arts Center student jazz duo, and student painting and pottery demonstrations by the New Hampshire Institute of Art and Studio 550 Gallery.

More arts fun includes a cultural trivia quiz show with lucky contestants winning baskets filled with goodies from New Hampshire’s cultural organizations. The award prizes are framed watercolors by artist Bruce McColl. A view of the past thirty years includes a visual presentation of all the commissioned award artwork and a list of the winners.

The twenty-one businesses were nominated for their sponsorships, employee volunteerism, and donations of products and services in support of the arts. The winners in each of four categories will be announced during the evening.

For more information, or to reserve tickets for the May 12 gala, contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or arts@nhbca.com. Tickets are $75 each; tables for 10 are $750. The cocktail reception from 5:30-6:15 starts the evening and the dinner and program follow, concluding at 8:30. Thanks to the support of the sponsors, the NHBCA is able to offer a limited number of reduced price tickets to artists and arts administrators who make a request for them. The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts was founded in 1985 to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts.

The Business in the Arts Awards Presenting Sponsor is The Duprey Companies.

Corporate Sponsors are FairPoint Communications, Hypertherm, Inc., Lincoln Financial Group, Northeast Delta Dental, Paul and Sandra Montrone, People’s United Bank, and TD Bank.

Event Supporters include: Bank of America, Bellwether Community Credit Union, Catholic Medical Center, Devine Millimet, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Law Firm, and Stibler Associates.

The nominees are:

Beechleaf Design

Blue Dolphin

Dancing Lion Chocolate

Hampshire Hardwoods

KL McGee Business Solutions, LLC

Lake Sunapee Bank

Margaritas Mexican Restaurants

Meredith Village Savings Bank

NH Chronicle at WMUR-TV

Lincoln Financial Group

100 Market Street

Orr & Reno

Peerless Insurance

People’s United Bank

Savings Bank of Walpole

Sequoya Technologies Group, LLC

The Lighting Center at Rockingham Electric

The Rowley Agency

Timken Aerospace

True North Networks

Woodstock Inn and Station

Winners of Business in the Arts Awards Named at 29th Gala

Hypertherm, Inc., PixelMEDIA, Laconia Harley-Davidson and McGowan Fine Art were announced as the winners of the Business in the Arts Awards at a gala evening presentation by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts on May 13 in Manchester. Approximately 400 business and arts leaders attended the 29 th annual celebration.

The winners were applauded for their outstanding support of the arts through donations of time, money and resources to the arts in their communities and statewide.

Hypertherm, Inc. was lauded for their extensive financial and key volunteer support to a variety of organizations in the Upper Valley. PixelMEDIA was cited primarily for their support of 3S Artspace in Portsmouth as well as of encouraging employees to be involved in artistic endeavors on the Seacoast. Laconia Harley-Davidson received accolades for their role in promoting and supporting the Winnipesauke Playhouse through financial support and the successful raffle of a motorcycle. McGowan Fine Art of Concord was noted for their community support in serving on boards and assisting various visual and performing arts organizations

David A. Jensen was named as the Leadership Award recipient for his longstanding record of board service to the Currier Museum of Art, the Capitol Center for the Arts and the Concord Community Music School and his ability to steer each organization while encouraging other business leaders to join him in that support. He is known for enthusiasm for the arts, utilizing his business skills to help take cultural organizations to their next stage of growth, and respecting the talents of the staff and other board members while doing so.

Each winner received a framed photograph by New Hampshire artist Rob Karosis. Hannah Grimes Marketplace loaned the table centerpieces. The ArtsBags Cultural Trivia Show highlighted the evening’s sponsors and contained cultural goodies of tickets, tee shirts, bobbleheads and books contributed by New Hampshire’s many cultural organizations. The grand prize was donated by Wentworth-by-the-Sea.

Matt Mowry, editor of Business New Hampshire Magazine, was the master of ceremonies for the festivities. The evening’s performance showcase on stage featured Opera North, Concord Chorale and comedian Juston McKinney. Providing more fun in the lobby before and at the conclusion of the event was a faculty jazz duo from the Manchester Community Music School, painting demonstrations by students from the New Hampshire Institute of Art and a lesson in Argentine tango by dancers from Studio 550.

The Presenting Sponsor was The Duprey Companies.

Corporate Sponsors were Bank of America, Citizens Bank, FairPoint Communications, Lincoln Financial Group, Northeast Delta Dental, People’s United Bank, Public Service of NH, TD Bank, and Paul and Sandra Montrone.

Event Supporters were Baker Newman Noyes, Bellwether Community Credit Union, Concord Hospital, Devine Millimet, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Hypertherm, Inc., Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Law Firm and Stibler Associates.

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts presents the awards annually to recognize and honor outstanding business support of the arts. The NHBCA was founded to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts. For more information about the awards or the NHBCA contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or visit the web site at www.nhbca.com.

May 13 Business in the Arts Awards 29th Gala

The 29th annual Business in the Arts Awards will be held Monday, May 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center of New Hampshire – Radisson Hotel in Manchester. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts, the gala will honor the nineteen New Hampshire businesses nominated for this year’s awards. The evening highlights a celebration of business support for the arts and entertains with a performance showcase of drama, literature and music. The grand finale is the announcement of the Award winners. Call 603-224-8300 or arts@nhbca.com for reservations.

Matt Mowry, editor of Business NH Magazine, is the master of ceremonies for the festivities. The main stage performances include Opera North, Concord Chorale and comedian Juston McKinney. Lobby performances include a Jazz Faculty Duo from the Manchester Community Music School, Studio 550 Argentine Tango and painting demonstrations by students from the NH Institute of Art.

More arts features include a cultural trivia quiz show with lucky contestants winning baskets filled with goodies from New Hampshire’s cultural organizations and the award prizes by photographer Rob Karosis.

The nineteen businesses were nominated for their sponsorships, employee volunteerism, and donations of products and services in support of the arts. The winners in each of four categories will be announced during the evening.

The nominees are:

Beechleaf Design

C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Fidelity Investments

Hermanos Cocina Mexicana

Hitchiner Manufacturing Company

Hypertherm

Laconia Harley-Davidson

Lake Sunapee Bank

Lincoln Financial Group

McGowan Fine Art

Merrimack County Savings Bank

Orr & Reno

PixelMEDIA

Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C.

River House Restaurant

Savings Bank of Walpole

Sullivan Creative

The Duprey Companies

Timken Areospace

The Business in the Arts Awards Presenting Sponsor is The Duprey Companies.

Corporate Sponsors are Bank of America, Citizens Bank, FairPoint Communications, Lincoln Financial Group, Northeast Delta Dental, People’s United Bank, Public Service of New Hampshire, TD Bank, and Winthrop Charitable Gift Fund.

Event Supporters include: Baker Newman Noyes, Bellwether Community Credit Union, Concord Hospital, Devine Millimet, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Law Firm, and Stibler Associates.

For more information, or to reserve tickets for the May 13 gala, contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or arts@nhbca.com. Tickets are $75 each; tables for 10 are $750. The cocktail reception from 5:30-6:15 starts the evening and the dinner and program follow, concluding at 8:30. Thanks to the support of the sponsors, the NHBCA is able to offer a limited number of reduced price tickets to artists and arts administrators who make a request for them. The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts was founded in 1985 to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts.

Business in the Arts Awards Winners Announced 2012

[Concord, NH] TD Bank, The Provident Bank, Boothby Therapy Services, and Heartwood Media were announced as the winners of the Business in the Arts Awards at a gala evening presentation by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts on May 14 in Manchester. Approximately 325 business and arts leaders attended the 28 th annual celebration.

The winners were applauded for their outstanding support of the arts through donations of time, money and resources to the arts in their communities and statewide.

TD Bank was lauded for their support of the Currier Museum of Art exhibition Backstage Pass: Rock and Roll Photography as well as their other significant statewide support of the arts. The Provident Bank received accolades for their “Lobby for Arts” exhibitions in bank facilities and support to other Seacoast area arts organizations including the Seacoast Artists’ Association, New Hampshire Film Festival, The Music Hall and American Independence Museum. Boothby Therapy Services was cited primarily for their support of the Winnipesauke Playhouse and incorporating the arts into therapy projects. Heartwood Media was credited for their annual program of creating a video for a NH nonprofit and choosing the Concord Community Music School for its project.

The Leadership Award was presented to Jamie Trowbridge of Dublin for his long, distinguished record of promoting and investing in the New Hampshire arts community, and persuading others of the value of the arts as an engine of economic vitality, diversity and quality of life. He holds board positions with The MacDowell Colony and Arts Alive! and he is known for being a creative thinker, innovator and man of action.

Each winner received a framed painting by New Hampshire artist Sheri Hancock-Tomek of Hanover. The Concord Arts Market loaned the table centerpieces. The ArtsBags Cultural Trivia Show highlighted the evening’s sponsors and contained cultural goodies of tickets, tee shirts, posters and books contributed by New Hampshire’s many cultural organizations. The grand prize was donated by Wentworth-by-the-Sea.

Rebecca Lavoie, author and producer and host at NH Public Radio, was the master of ceremonies for the festivities. The evening’s performance showcase featured the theme Where Creativity Happens and included the Nashua Flute Choir, Portsmouth Poet Laureate John-Michael Albert, Side by Side by Sondheim by the Acting Loft and the Ukulele Social of the Manchester Community Music School.

Corporate Sponsors were Citizens Bank, FairPoint Communications, Hypertherm, Lincoln Financial Group, Northeast Delta Dental, People’s United Bank, PSNH, TD Bank and Winthrop Charitable Gift Fund.

Event Supporters were Concord Hospital, The Duprey Companies, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Law Firm and Stibler Associates.

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts presents the awards annually to recognize and honor outstanding business support of the arts. The NHBCA was founded to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts. For more information about the awards or the NHBCA contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or visit the web site at www.nhbca.com.

Business in the Arts Awards May 14 Gala – 25 Businesses Nominated

The 28th annual Business in the Arts Awards will be held Monday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center of New Hampshire – Radisson Hotel in Manchester. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts, the gala will honor the twenty-five New Hampshire businesses nominated for this year’s awards. The evening highlights a celebration of business support for the arts and entertains with a performance showcase of drama, literature and music. The grand finale is the announcement of the Award winners.

Rebecca Lavoie, author and producer and host at NH Public Radio, is the master of ceremonies for the festivities. The performances include the Nashua Flute Choir, a reading by Portsmouth Poet Laureate John-Michael Albert, a musical scene from “Side by Side by Sondheim” by The Acting Loft and Manchester Community Music School’s Ukulele Social.

More arts features include a cultural trivia quiz show with lucky contestants winning baskets filled with goodies from New Hampshire’s cultural organizations, table centerpieces by the Concord Arts Market and the award prizes by artist Sheri Hancock-Tomek.

The twenty-five businesses were nominated for their sponsorships, employee volunteerism, and donations of products and services in support of the arts. The winners in each of four categories will be announced during the evening.

The nominees are:

Access Manufacturing Systems

Boothby Therapy Services

Butter’s Fine Food and Wine

C&S Wholesale Grocers

Centrix Bank

Citizens Bank

Ellenette

Greene Lombardi Law Group

Heartwood Media, Inc.

Lincoln Financial Group

McGowan Fine Art

Menino Place Limited Partnership

Meredith Village Savings Bank

Peerless Insurance

PixelMEDIA, Inc.

Plymouth State University

Polimeno Realty

Profile Bank

PSNH

Riverhouse Restaurant

Sequoya Technologies Group, LLC

Southern New Hampshire University

Stonyfield Farm, Inc.

TD Bank

The Provident Bank

The Business in the Arts Awards Corporate Sponsors are Citizens Bank, FairPoint Communications, Hypertherm, Lincoln Financial Group, Northeast Delta Dental, People’s United Bank, PSNH, TD Bank and Winthrop Charitable Gift Fund.

Event Supporters include: Concord Hospital, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, The Duprey Companies, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, McLane Law Firm, and Stibler Associates.

For more information, or to reserve tickets for the May 14 gala, contact the NHBCA at 603 224-8300 or arts@nhbca.com. Tickets are $75 each; tables for 10 are $750. The cocktail reception from 5:30-6:20 starts the evening with the dinner and program to follow, concluding at 8:30. Thanks to the support of the sponsors, the NHBCA is able to offer a limited number of reduced price tickets to artists and arts administrators who make a request for them. The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts was founded in 1985 to educate, motivate and recognize business support of and participation in the arts.