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Concord, NH – June 2, 2015 – The Merrimack County Savings Bank Foundation granted $2,000 to Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. This grant will go toward after school Girl Scout programming for low-income girls in grades one through five at three separate school districts in Concord, NH. This is one of 19 awards presented by the Foundation to not-for-profit organizations, according to Paul Rizzi, President and CEO of Merrimack County Savings Bank.
“We are pleased to support Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains and their mission to empower young girls in our community,” said Rizzi. “We are grateful for The Foundation’s belief in us and the youth that Girl Scouts caters to,” said Patricia Mellor, Executive Director of Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. “This funding is designated toward the cost of weekly After School Girl Scouting programs planned for low-income girls who attend Mill Brook School, Broken Ground School and Christa McAuliffe School in Concord.”
Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is recognized throughout New Hampshire and Vermont as a leading expert on girls, serving more than 10,500 girls throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Innovative leadership programs help girls connect and take action as they develop strong values, a social conscience and a deep sense of self and their potential. Membership is open to all girls between the ages of 5 and 17.