In The Community

At Baker Newman Noyes we know that our strength as an organization correlates to the strength of the communities in which we serve. We are proud of our involvement in these communities. Our people work with charitable, civic and not-for-profit entities, often in leadership positions. One of the core values of the firm is personal commitment to those around us and the people at BNN exemplify that commitment. Employees are encouraged to volunteer at local organizations to benefit the greater good. Our community service blog shares with you the efforts of our hard working staff.
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Spring 2014 FORE Street Blood Drive is One Week Away

Baker Newman Noyes, along with Bangor Savings Bank, CIEE, and Kemp Goldberg, are excited to once again be sponsoring the FORE Street Blood Drive. This year’s drive will take place on Wednesday, April 23 from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. at 300 Fore Street in Portland. Please call the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS or go online to make an appointment. This year, all donors will receive a coupon for a free six-inch Subway sandwich.

Please join us and other community members on April 30 to help save lives and support the American Red Cross.

Posted Under: Sponsorships, Volunteering

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Baker Newman Noyes Supports Leadership In Action Breakfast Series

Baker Newman Noyes is excited to sponsor the Institute for Civic Leadership’s Leadership in Action breakfast series. On April 23, Edison Liu, president and chief executive officer of The Jackson Laboratory, will present “Leadership Characteristics in the Innovation Economy,” the final installment in the series. Visit the event page to register.

The Leadership in Action breakfast series is meant to foster meaningful dialogue on critical community issues. This year’s series focuses on “Creating Whole Communities,” where attendees and presenters explore the elements and qualities that make people want to live in the community.

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Spring 2014 FORE Street Blood Drive, Coming Soon!

Baker Newman Noyes, along with Bangor Savings Bank, CIEE, and Kemp Goldberg, are excited to once again be sponsoring the FORE Street Blood Drive. The drive will take place on Wednesday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 300 Fore Street in Portland. Please call the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS, or go online to make an appointment.

Please join us and other community members on April 23 to help save lives and support the American Red Cross.

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BNN Professionals Create New Committee To Serve Local Communities

BNN professionals Marrissa Piro, staff, Douglas DeLara, staff, Sabrina Christian, senior, and Katie George, staff, recently formed a committee that is focused on serving our local communities. The committee will carry out its mission by participating in events and initiatives such as food and clothing drives and other volunteering opportunities.

Posted Under: Fundraising, Volunteering

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Christmas with the Manchester Boys and Girls Club

The Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) Manchester office adopted five families from the Manchester Boys and Girls Club and provided them with gifts from their wish list for Christmas. The office was able to raise more than $2,000 for the initiative.

BNN Manager Jacqueline Lynch has led this effort for the past four years. “I have been involved with the club for 15 years and every time I walk through their doors, I’m overwhelmed with the powerful work that they do,” says Lynch. “I am so overjoyed that we are able to do a small part in helping these five families. I am also thankful for the generosity of the individuals at BNN who helped me make these families’ Christmas wishes come true.”

The Manchester Boys and Girls Club is a part of the New Hampshire Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs. It serves the state’s youth, ages 6-18, by providing high quality programs and activities in five core areas: character and leadership development; education and career development; health and life skills; the arts; and sports, fitness, and education. BNN Principal Jeff Wheeler is a board member for the organization.

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BNN Portland Office Donates Gifts to Maine Children’s Cancer Program

BNN’s Portland office donated to the Maine Children’s Cancer Program by purchasing gifts for the children of the program and their siblings. This year, the office adopted two children from the Program and their siblings. Six children will wake up on Christmas morning with their wishes granted and the parents will have a surprise as well.

“When cancer strikes, the whole family is affected. The best we can do is help alleviate the stress and anxiety of the holidays will a little Christmas magic,” says Lisa Varela, BNN charitable coordinator. “Our team is filled with charitable hearts and we are so thankful for the opportunity to share with those in need of some cheer.”

The Maine Children’s Cancer Program provides treatment for children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders. The program is housed at the Maine Medical Center Scarborough Campus.

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