SALEM, N.H. — The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Committee invites the public to be part of the Chamber’s “Business Pillar Awards.” These awards are designed to recognize the contributions of local businesses, and allow them to gain recognition as Business of the Year. To qualify, businesses and organizations must be currently active in business in the area of the Chamber’s five member towns: Atkinson, Hampstead, Pelham, Salem and Windham. Four local businesses will be honored, one from each of these categories: Small Business (less than 25 employees); Large Business (greater than 25 employees); New Business (less than three years old); and Not For Profit. Businesses will be recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Economic Development Breakfast on April 18, at Castleton Banquet and Conference Center. Nominations are due to the office by March 8. Visit gschamber.com for a nomination form or call 603-893-3177 for more information.
LAWRENCE — The U.S. Soccer Foundation has awarded a grant to Beyond Soccer to support its year round soccer enrichment initiatives, especially through experiences that expose Lawrence kids to new people and places outside the city limits.
The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, announces that it has awarded 48 grants totaling more than $2.4 million to nonprofit organizations serving youth in underserved areas across 21 states and the District of Columbia.
LOWELL — Dotsie Corlett of Fred C. Church Insurance has been promoted to Commercial Team Leader. Corlett has been with the agency since 2007, working as a Senior Commercial Account Manager in the agency’s Lowell headquarters. She has 34 years of insurance experience, holds the CIC and RPLU designations, and is a licensed Property & Casualty Producer.
LOWELL — Fred C. Church Insurance announces that Peter Quinlan has been certified as a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS). This insurance designation recognizes specialized expertise in construction insurance, and establishes one’s commitment to the construction industry through an ongoing continuing education component focusing on construction risk and insurance.