Jeffrey Cox (far right), store manager for North Conway Hannaford Supermarket and Pharmacy, is shown with Friends of Tuckerman executive director Al Risch and FOTR secretary Naomi Risch at the store April 9.
(TOM EASTMAN PHOTO)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (APRIL 8, 2011)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Al Risch, Friends of Tuckerman Ravine Executive Director (603) 367-4417 firstname.lastname@example.org www.friendsoftuckerman.org
Friends of Tuckerman Ravine receives donation from Hannaford/ Store presents four $1,000 checks to aid area service organizations
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Friends of Tuckerman Ravine is one of four local non-profits which received $1000 checks from Hannaford Supermarkets as part of the celebrations marking the redesign of the company's North Conway store.
Hannaford presented four checks totaling $4,000 on Saturday, April 9, to service organizations in the North Conway area.
Hannaford recognized Friends of Tuckerman Ravine, Gibson Center for Senior Services, Jen's Friends Cancer Foundation, and Tin Mountain Conservation Center. Each of these organizations will receive a check for $1,000 to support their ongoing efforts to serve local residents.
*Friends of Tuckerman Ravine
Based in Madison, N.H., Friends of Tuckerman Ravine (www.friendsoftuckerman.org) 603-367-4417) have adopted several trails that access the Tuckerman Ravine Recreational Area that they are responsible for maintaining.
The organization annually presents the Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon and the Wildcat Wildfire Pentathlon, both set for April 16 this year.
In an effort to attract more volunteers and bring awareness to the work they do to protect our natural resources, the Friends of Tuckerman Ravine will use these funds from Hannaford to purchase uniforms and supplies for volunteer work weekends.
Friends of Tuckerman Ravine annually presents the Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon and the Wildcat Wildfire Pentathlon, both of which are set for April 16 this year.
*Gibson Center for Senior Services
Providing excellent and well-balanced meals has been the core and cornerstone of the Gibson Center since its founding in 1979. Grant monies from Hannaford will be used to support the Gibson Center's Meals on Wheels and nutrition programming. In particular, the funds given by Hannaford will help the Gibson Center gain additional funding for hunger relief through the Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation 2011 Feinstein Challenge.
*Jen "s Friends Cancer Foundation
Jen 's Friends Cancer Foundation has been providing supplemental financial assistance to cancer patients in the Mount Washington Valley for the past
13 years. From month to month they can serve as many as 50 clients. Funds from Hannaford will ensure that clients can purchase healthy meals while fighting their cancer.
*Tin Mountain Conservation Center
Tin Mountain has long known that getting hooked on nature starts with an appreciation for and familiarity with the natural world. With funds from Hannaford Tin Mountain plans to initiate a regularly scheduled series of Saturday morning Young Mountaineers nature programs designed to engage school age children in carefully planned programs and projects that involve explorations of the natural environment, camaraderie, fresh air, and exercise.
About Hannaford Supermarkets:
Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 177 stores and employs more than 27,000 associates in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. Most Hannaford locations have full-service pharmacies and all stores feature Guiding Stars, the nation's first storewide nutrition navigation system. For additional information, visit the all-new www.hannaford.com .