September 20, 2014

ORANGE LEAF TO AID LOCAL FOOD BANKS WITH CAN DRIVES AT ALL LOCATIONS

29 Massachusetts and New Hampshire Stores Joining Local Hunger Causes, Highlighting New “Three for Free”Campaign

Area Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt shop owners today announced a holiday season effort to collect a minimum of 3,000 canned and nonperishable food items for local food pantries where their stores are located. Customers who bring in a canned good during the week of Dec. 2 will get three free ounces of frozen yogurt with every eight ounce purchase.

But donating canned goods for a good cause isn’t the only thing that will earn customers free yogurt. Orange Leaf’s new “Three for Free” campaign, running Nov. 13 through Dec. 22, also rewards customers that play along with a new, weekly offbeat challenge. For example, if a customer can say “three for free” three times fast at their local Massachusetts or New Hampshire Orange Leaf from Nov. 13 until Nov.17, they will also get three ounces for free.

“At Orange Leaf, we want to promote fun while helping our community. The ‘Three for Free’ campaign will do just that by combining silly challenges for free yogurt with our more serious canned food drive,” said Mike Hennessy, president of the Orange Leaf Co-Op of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. “And the best part is that the canned and dry goods will be donated to a food pantry that serves that community.”

Each participating Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt shop has identified a nearby food bank where they will deliver their donated items. A full list of participating shops and food pantries is below.

Customers can find out what the promotion is each week by checking on the 3 for Free Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/3forfreeorangeleaf), and following #3forFree on all social media outlets.

Acton, MA—Acton Community Supper & Food Pantry
Amherst, NH—Share Food Bank
Andover, MA—Lazarus house
Brockton, MA—The Charity Guild and the Easton Food Pantry
Burlington, MA—Burlington Food Pantry
Canton, MA—Canton Food Pantry
Chelmsford, MA—Chelmsford Community Exchange
Concord, NH—Friends of Forgotten
Danvers, MA—People to People Food Pantry
Dover, NH—Community Food Pantry
Dracut, MA—Dracut Food Pantry
Epping, NH—Providence Baptist Church
Exeter, NH—The St. Vincent de Paul Society
Gloucester, MA—The Open Door
Lexington, MA—Interfaith Food Pantry
Marblehead, MA—Marblehead Food Pantry
Methuen, MA—Lazarus House Ministries
Natick, MA—Natick Service Council
Needham, MA—Needham Community Council Food Pantry
Newburyport, MA—Salvation Army
Norwood, MA—Ecumenical Community Food Pantry of Norwood
Portsmouth, NH—Seacoast Family Food Pantry
Reading, MA—Reading Food Pantry
Salem, MA—Plummer Home
Seekonk, MA—Doorways Food Pantry
Somerville, MA—Elizabeth Peabody House
Swansea, MA—Annelle Delorme Hagerman Food Pantry
Tewksbury, MA—Tewksbury Community Pantry
Wayland, MA—Parmenter Food Pantry of Wayland & The Sudbury Pantry

About Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is a self-serve, choose-your-own-toppings frozen dessert chain with more than 300 locations in the U.S. and Australia. Ranked one of the fastest growing limited service chains by Technomic, Orange Leaf’s pro-franchisee culture encourages owners to become a part of their communities and provides them with the necessary ingredients for success. Orange Leaf offers a multitude of delicious, traditional and original flavors, including no-sugar-added, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan alternatives. Customized with a generous selection of do-it-yourself toppings, Orange Leaf provides an innocent indulgence, self-served in a stimulating atmosphere. For more information, visit www.orangeleafyogurt.com, like Orange Leaf Yogurt on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @myorangeleaf.

Next Level Church in Epping

Next Level Church is proud to announce its 4th location is launching in Epping, NH on Sunday, March 10th! The church will be meeting every Sunday at the brand new, O’Neil Cinemas at 24 Calef Highway (right at the intersection of Route 101 and Route 125). There will be two identical experiences every Sunday at both 9:15 and 10:30am, featuring live acoustic rock music, relevant and engaging teaching on things that matter to your everyday life, and a full kids environment for children of every age to learn in an exciting way!

Next Level Church started 5 years ago with 12 people and has become known throughout northern New England for providing an unique, relevant, and engaging atmosphere where everyone is welcome and encouraged to “come as you are”. Next Level Church believes that church should be fun, exciting, and most importantly, understandable, so that everyone can relate to it and have God make a difference in their life.

According to Lead Pastor Josh Gagnon, “We started Next Level Church with the belief that people didn’t object to the message of Jesus, but rather to the way they had experienced church in the past as judgmental, boring, or hypocritical. We have found that we were right ­ when church is fun, casual, and shares Jesus in a way people can relate to, people love it!” Next Level Church began just under 5 years ago and now meets in 4 locations: Newington, NH; Portland, ME; North Shore, MA; and Epping, NH. At every location, there is a local pastor, live band, and amazing kids environments, where people can experience the message of the Bible in a casual, inviting atmosphere no matter where they are in life.
Lead Pastor Joshua Gagnon says, “Next Level Church is church you will look forward to attending and will be proud to invite your friends to. Basically, it is the kind of church I wish I had been able to find, but never could, where we talk about things that really mattered in my life in plain, everyday language; and I felt comfortable being myself, both the good and the bad.”

If you would like more information about Next Level Church or to schedule an interview, please contact Daniel King at 603­988­3502 or [email protected] You can learn a lot more about Next Level Church at www.nlc.tv.

Brentwood Dental Designs Earns Eco-Dentistry Gold Certification

bdentalEpping, NH (2/27/13) Brentwood Dental Designs is one of the first 100 dental practices in the world to achieve the Eco-Dentistry Association’s Gold Certification, by successfully completing the EDA’s GreenDOC™ program.  Only dental offices meeting the association’s highest standards of pollution prevention, waste reduction, water and energy conservation, and wellness-based practices qualify as EDA certified offices.

 

The EDA’s GreenDOC™ program contains over 80 eco-friendly initiatives that dental offices can implement, covering the physical office space, dental processes and materials, and administrative and community outreach methods used by the office. For example, Dr. Tamatha L. Johnson’s office uses digital imaging and digital patient charting, which reduces landfill waste and patient radiation exposure by as much as 90%, and has installed a special device capturing mercury-containing material before it enters local water supplies. Dr. Johnson’s office implemented a wide range of initiatives listed in the GreenDOC program and achieved 286.5 points, allowing it to earn the Gold Certification.

“We know that our environmental problems are serious and that each of us needs to do what we can to be part of the solution”, said Dr. Johnson.  “As an EDA Certified practice, we are able to continue to provide our patients with the highest quality of dental care while incorporating the highest standards of planetary care.”

Brentwood Dental Designs strives to be a model for a new kind of dental practice by making responsible choices in the following areas: site selection, interior design, construction waste recycling, material selection, use of low and no VOC paints and adhesives, energy and water efficiency, waste and noise reduction, patient safety, disinfection, sterilization, and practice administration, marketing and communication.  The office is located at 1 Brickyard Square, Suite 5 in Epping.

“We applaud the efforts of Dr. Tamatha L. Johnson and her team, who are on the leading edge of dentistry’s green future”, remarked Dr. Fred Pockrass, a California dentist who co-founded the Eco-Dentistry Association.  “It is our vision that one day all dentistry will be practiced in the earth-friendly and patient-friendly way of Dr. Johnson’s practice.”

More information can be found at www.ecodentistry.org and atwww.brentwooddentaldesigns.com

EnviroVantage Giving Back!

EnviroVantage CFO, Tonya Knightly, will be participating in her 8th Three Notch Century next month, September 7-9. This 100-mile bike ride will take three days over three peaks in the White Mountains. The Three Notch Century is the biggest fundraiser for Northeast Passage, a local not-for-profit with ties to the University of New Hampshire. The mission of Northeast Passage is to create an environment where individuals with disabilities can enjoy recreation with the same freedom of choice, quality of life, and independence as their non-disabled peers.

As a support rider, Tonya will assist a hand cyclist throughout the ride. Not only does she participate physically, but she also helps Northeast Passage financially by spreading the word and raising money. EnviroVantage has been a financial supporter for every ride, and for the last four years, they have been the top fundraiser. It is Tonya’s goal, with the support of EnviroVantage, to raise $3500.

Over the past eight years, Tonya has volunteered her time to Northeast Passage, working with their water-ski, cycling, and kayaking programs. Tonya had much to say when asked about her experience with Northeast Passage: “It is heartwarming to see the joy we bring. This July, I again traveled to NYC to teach soldiers seriously injured in Iraq and Afghanistan through the Wounded Warrior Project. Over 50 soldiers and their families enjoyed a weekend of water sports. Every week I work with people who touch my soul.”

Northeast Passage gives persons with disabilities the knowledge and help they need to find their inner athlete. EnviroVantage would like to support this amazing cause by letting others know that there are ways they can help too. For more information on Northeast Passage and to donate online please go to www.active.com/donate/threenotchcentury12/tknight57.

Edward Jones Named Firm of the Year by Money Management Institute

Financial services firm Edward Jones was named the Advisory Solutions Firm of the Year by the Money Management Institute as the firm that most exemplified overall excellence and contributed to the long-term success and sustainability of the wealth management industry, according to Jason Sullivan

The award was presented at the Institute’s annual Gateway to Leadership Awards Dinner held recently in Chicago. The Money Management Institute is the national association for the managed investment solutions and the wealth management industry. This award recognizes the features and benefits of both of the firm’s advisory platforms.

Edward Jones Advisory Solutions® is an asset allocation and advisory program that allows investors to select from research or custom models with an initial minimum investment of $50,000. The models use a combination of mutual funds, exchange traded funds and separately managed accounts in the construction of the portfolio and allow clients to delegate asset allocation, investment selection and portfolio rebalancing to Edward Jones.

This program now offers 62 fully discretionary research models, in addition to custom models, which allow investors to design a model to match their unique investment needs. With the program’s custom models, clients retain discretion over the investment selection from the list of funds available in the program.

Advisory Solutions has proved popular with Edward Jones clients. The program has grown to more than $75 billion in assets under management since its introduction in August 2008. Advisory Solutions now ranks as the country’s 4th largest mutual fund advisory program, according to MMI/Dover Research.

In addition, Edward Jones offers a dual contract separately managed account program with more than $2 billion in assets under management.

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm’s 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals — from college savings to retirement — and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today.

In January 2012, for the 13th year, Edward Jones was named one of the best companies to work for by FORTUNE Magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 5 overall and No. 3 in Large Size Companies. These 13 FORTUNE rankings include top 10 finishes for nine years, consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003, and consecutive No. 2 rankings in 2009 and 2010. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones.

Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting website is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Announces New Office in Epping

“I am excited to have opened an Edward Jones office in Epping, because I really see a need for the type of service we provide,” Sullivan said. “This firm concerns itself exclusively with the needs of individual investors and small-business owners, and I’m happy to be bringing that kind of personalized service to this community.”

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm’s 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals — from college savings to retirement — and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today.

Edward Jones, which ranked No. 5 on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2012, is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones web site is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.

Contact Jason B. Sullivan, 603-679-2491, 285 Calef Hwy Suite 5, Epping, NH 03042

Bombshell’s Salon News Release

This surprising new salon Bombshell’s ,  has been the talk of the town.  With a warm, bright and professional salon environment and a budding new loft area spa. Owner Michelle Williams has decided to bring a new level of personal beauty care and “get away” that is right around the corner!

The educated, talented and experienced stylists Michelle Williams and Christine Walker can transform your hair with superior color and cutting techniques learned over years of preforming in the beauty industry.  You can put your total trust in the ladies and know that their specific attention to detail and care to your own personal hair type is like no other. Your “inner bombshell’ is sure to come out once your hair service is complete!

Kassie Dubois has a passion for promoting healthy skin. Licensed cosmetologist and esthetician, she provides top quality Bioelements skin techniques, PCA Peels and full body waxing. Leave feeling relaxed refreshed, and educated on how to care for your skin on an everyday basis.

Paul Holmes, certified massage therapist, has a total care and passion for healing and relaxing tired and sore muscles. Professional, friendly, and concerned for your total well-being, you can be sure to feel rejuvenated and renewed following your massage treatment.

Bombshell’s Salon also provides  makeup services specializing in airbrush techniques,  gel nail manicures, pedicures, foot soaks, eyelash tinting, and extensions , just to name a few! You are invited you to come in and have the Bombshell’s experience! Surely each individual that walks through the salon door will be pleased with the unique level of expertise and care. Call to schedule your appointment today ( 603)734-2149. Walk-in’s are welcome; but calling ahead is recommended to ensure your desired appointment time is available.

Bombshell’s  Salon
109a Calef Highway
Epping, NH 03042
(603)734-2149

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