Salem Community Patriot 2 - May 6, 2011
Plymouth State Press Box Named after Salem Wrestling Coach submitted by S. Aaron Shamoshoyan
For Ryan Carr, a perfect match usually equates to something that happens on a wrestling mat. While pursuing his degree in physical education, Ryan was on the Plymouth State University (PSU) wrestling team, earning recognition as a three- time NCAA Scholar All-American. As the varsity wrestling coach at Salem High School, Ryan has mentored 18 state and regional championship- winning student athletes The last place you’d think to find Ryan is at an ice arena. However, when Ryan learned about the possibility of naming a space in the new PSU Welcome Center and Ice Arena, his first thought was, “How can I do this?” Ryan’s experiences as a student-athlete were transformative and it
Ryan and Meghan Carr enjoy the men’s hockey home opener from the Ryan S. Carr Press Box
‘Tweetza Party’ Announced via Twitter
by Sonny Tylus On Tuesday, April 26, local professionals from around the region gathered at Balducci’s Wood Fired Pizza & Wings on Route 28 in Salem for a night of networking hosted by The Discovery Communications Group and Balducci’s. The event, named “Tweetza Party North” as a reference to the social networking platform Twitter, which was used to publicize the occasion, provided attendees a tremendous networking opportunity, various door prizes and raffles, as well as all-you-can-eat pizza and discounted
beverages courtesy of Balducci’s. While many similar networking events are held in Boston each week, Tweetza Party North provided the local business community with an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals without the time and expenses of traveling into the city. More than 30 networkers ranging from entrepreneurs and start-up founders to long- time business owners and working professionals attended the Tweetza Party, and no one went home hungry.
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was important for him to show his support. “My feeling is that you have to give back to something that gave you so much,” he says. After researching his options, he found that his
employer, Northwestern Mutual, had a matching gift program. “Once I realized that my employer would match my gift, dollar for dollar, it became a no-brainer.” As a financial representative, Ryan understands the importance of building a secure future. “Invest in the things you care about, the things that change your life,” he says. “When I look at everything PSU has done, I’m proud to be involved. When PSU is ready to build a new wrestling room, I better be the first person they call!”
Nick Lamothe, Discovery Communications; Derek Sargent, owner, Balducci’s; and George Wallace, owner, Discovery Communications
drink,” said Nick Lamothe, General Manager of The Discovery Communications Group. “We look forward to hosting future events like this, and working with Derek Sargent of Balducci’s, who has shown a real commitment to supporting local
businesses and community events.” The Discovery Communications Group is a full- service marketing and design agency located in Salem, specializing in Web design, search engine optimization, and social media marketing.
Rotary Club Honors Josh Gosselin
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At a recent meeting of the Greater Salem NH Rotary Club, Josh Gosselin was honored for being
recognized as the Salem Boys & Girls Club 2011 Youth of the Year.
Josh will be representing the GREATER SALEM CAREGIVERS Bocce Tournament
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Caregivers as we enjoy our 2nd Annual Family Fun Bocce Tournament.
Salem Boys & Girls Club in the State of New Hampshire Youth of the Year competition, to be held at the Grappone Center in Concord. In addition, the Rotary Club presented Josh with a new suit and accessories to wear during the competition. Josh was assisted by Rotary Club Board Member Rick Incollingo, owner of Prospect Tailors of Salem, who provided complimentary tailoring of his wardrobe. Finally, Josh addressed the Rotary Club on the impact the Boys & Girls Club has made in his life over the years. He was joined at the Rotary meeting by Salem Boys & Girls Club Chief Professional Officer Michael Goodwin, as well as Teen Center Director Israel Larieu. The Greater Salem Rotary Club is a community service organization dedicated to giving back to the Salem community by following the Rotary International Motto of “Service Above Self.” Meetings are held each Friday at 7:30 a.m. at the Lou Smith Dining Room at Rockingham Park. Those wishing to obtain more information on the Greater Salem Rotary Club are welcome to contact Club President Maria Bertolone at TD Bank in Salem or Club Vice President Peter Rayno at Enterprise Bank in Salem.
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photo courtesy of Plymouth Magazine
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