Bulletin Board: Many happenings at NHTI, free workouts and more

International student at NHTI

NHTI has students from more than 50 foreign nations. Every April, Wings of Knowledge invites one of them to speak about their homeland, and their journey to America.

On Tuesday, April 2 at 6 p.m., join us as Human Service student Chekeri Byimanikora shares the wonders and beauties of her homeland, Rwanda. Known as Igihugu cy’I misozi Igihumbi, or Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda is rich in natural beauty. Come discover this amazing country, its people, its culture, its geography from a woman who will always have this special place close to her heart.

Refreshments provided by the Campus Activities Board and Student Senate.

Stephen Ambra

Newly bereaved discussion group

Concord Regional VNA is offering a Newly Bereaved Discussion Group on Tuesday, April 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Concord Regional VNA Hospice House, 240 Pleasant St. Groups are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the same time.

This session provides grief education and support for those who have experienced the recent loss of a loved one. Registration is not required. For more information, please call 224-4093 or (800) 924-8620, ext. 2828 or email carmella.dow@crvna.org.

Andrew Morse

Multicultural Day at NHTI

Did you know that NHTI, has students who come from more than 50 countries? That is more than enough reason to celebrate and share the community’s rich diversity at the 19th Annual Multicultural Day on Tuesday, April 2, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Wellness Center. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Members of the NHTI family have displays of their countries’ cultures through objects, clothing, art, photos and food. The event also includes dance, music and a fashion show with traditional clothing from around the world. The event is sponsored by the school’s Cultural Exchange Club, the Cross-Cultural & ESOL office and the Student Senate.

For more information, please contact Rosie Hughes-Smith in the Cross-Cultural & ESOL office by email at rhughessmith@ccsnh.edu or by phone at 230-4055.

Rosemarie Hughes-Smith

Free workouts at 43 Degrees North

Wednesday, April 3, is 43-Day, a free, fun-filled day of fitness at 43 Degrees North Athletic Club. The club is opening its doors to the community, offering complimentary workouts and all-day club access.


43 20-minute mini classes throughout the four boutique fitness studios (Group Exercise, Barre, Yoga and Cycle!)

Free club access all day from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Relaxing saunas, free showers and lockers

Lululemon Trunk Show from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Concord Craft Brewing from 5 to 7 p.m.

Gourmetish from 5 to 7 p.m.

Plus, enter to win prizes including 4 InBody Scans, 10 HydroMassages, or a free 3-month membership!

Kate Fleming

Winter Open House at NHTI

Explore NHTI at our Spring Open House on Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Student Center/Wellness Center Gym. Learn about our 90-plus academic programs. Tour our 240-acre campus. Find out about campus life at NHTI. Meet current and former students, academic department heads and representatives from Admissions and Financial Aid.

Contact the admissions office at 230-4011 or nhtiadm@ccsnh.edu for further information, or just come and join us! Open to all prospective students and their families.

Can’t make Open House? We have “Drop-in Tuesdays” weekly from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Get a 15-minute overview of the college and bring your questions for Admissions and Financial Aid representatives. Campus tours available for those who arrive by 5:15 p.m. No reservations required.

Or, schedule a tour at your convenience at nhti.edu/sign-campus-tour.

NHTI admissions office

First Sunday Jazz Jam

Jazz Sanctuary will sponsor a family-friendly First Sunday Jazz Jam every month at Concord’s First Congregational Church (177 N. Main St., corner of North Main and Washington streets) beginning Sunday at 5 p.m. There is no admission fee (there will be a voluntary donation basket for the house musicians), and jazz musicians (instrumentalists and vocalists) of all ages and proficiency levels are invited to bring their instruments and play with The Jazz Sanctuary House Band. Listeners are also welcome. Microphones, keyboard, drums, guitar amp, bass amp and music stands will be provided. There will be pizza and soft drinks available for purchase.

Tim Wildman

St. Paul’s School faculty show

St. Paul’s School fine arts faculty members cultivate a community of creation by practicing their art while teaching it. The annual faculty show tradition resumes in the new gallery after a four-year hiatus and will include paintings, drawings, ceramics, photography, prints and glass by Colin Callahan, Brian Schroyer, Rebecca Soderberg, Leigh Kaulbach, Nanda Soderberg, Gabriel Avis and Charles Lemay.

The public is invited to view this show Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

The exhibit is at the Crumpacker Gallery, 11 Halcyon Place, and runs April 4 through June 1.

Lindsay Bolduc

Leadership group taking applications

Leadership Greater Concord, a 10-month program offered by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, seeks applicants committed to the Capital region and interested in future nonprofit, community and/or town/city service.

Individuals selected for Leadership Greater Concord will enhance their civic knowledge of the area by gaining exposure to the issues, opportunities and challenges facing New Hampshire’s state capital and surrounding communities. Participants start with an overnight retreat in September and continue with a series of monthly, daylong sessions from September to May focused on a particular aspect of Greater Concord: History, Culture and the Arts, Livable Communities and Smart Growth, Environment and Sustainability, Criminal Justice, Communications and the Media, Government and Politics, Health and Human Services, Education, as well as Reflections and Moving Forward. The program concludes with graduation at the Chamber’s Pinnacle Awards Luncheon in June.

“Leadership Greater Concord provides the necessary skills, tools and connections people need to get more involved in their communities,” said Tim Sink, Chamber president. “It is the who, what, where and why of Greater Concord.”

For more information about Leadership Greater Concord and an application, please visit ConcordNHChamber.com/Leadership. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m.

Kristina Carlson

Apply for Zonta Club scholarships

Applications for the 2019 Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are now available from the Zonta Club of Concord, a local chapter of Zonta International. Any New Hampshire woman undertaking a business and/or business-related program leading to a business management career at an accredited university/college/institute, is in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a master’s program at the time the application is submitted, is eligible to apply. The application and additional eligibility requirements are available through the Zonta International website, zonta.org, or by emailing Janice Severance at concordzontajmk@gmail.com. The recipient of Concord’s $1,000 award will be eligible to compete at the Zonta District 1 level for an additional $1,000 award. The successful Zonta District 1 recipient will be qualified to compete for one of 12 international scholarships in the amount of $7,000 each.

Completed applications should be sent to: Zonta Club of Concord NH, Attn: Janice Severance, PO Box 1736, Concord, NH 03302-1736 by Friday, April 19. Candidates are encouraged to review the application as soon as possible since they need to request references, transcripts and proof of enrollment.

Janice Severance

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