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2014 White Mountains Treasures Announced

by Cooper on October 14, 2014

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The Mt. Washington Chamber of Commerce with the White Mountains Treasures Award Sponsor, Memorial Hospital, is excited to announce the 2014-15 winners! Two awards are given out each year, honoring individuals or organizations in the Mt. Washington Valley, who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, exemplify that success is not measured by what they accomplish in life for themselves but by what they do for others.

The White Mountain Treasure Awards are awarded at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner, held on October 28th at 6pm at the Attitash Grand Summit. A cocktail and social hour will begin at 5pm with live entertainment by comedian Juston McKinney to follow the ceremony. The Chamber hopes you will join them and the community in congratulating the winners. Tickets can be reserved by contacting Sarah Verney at (603) 356-5701, ext. 301 or by visiting www.MwvAnnualMeeting.com.

This year Emily Smith-Mossman of North Country Fair Jewelers and #TheRevolvingCloset and John Colbath of White Mountains Community College and Androscoggin Valley Hospital were chosen as award recipients.  Their nominations, outlined below, provided heartfelt words on their service to the Mt. Washington Valley community.

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Maine Widow Sues Law Enforcement

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Authorities Investigate Missing Teen

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