Celebrate Durham Weekly Meeting
February 6 2019
Durham Town Hall
The following businesses were in attendance:
Service Credit Union
The Main Street Makery
Even Better Now
Federal Savings Bank
Town of Durham
Bryan form Freedom Cafe updated the group on his event Can People, Planet & Profit Coexist? Forced Labor & Global Supply Chains. The event is February 19 and includes a panel discussion at the Granite State Room MUB 12:40 -2:00 pm, and a networking seminar at the Freedom Cafe 5-7pm. Registration for the event can be accessed through the Freedom Cafe website. This event will be in lieu of the regular weekly Celebrate Durham meeting
Ken Entz from Wild Cat Fitness
Updated the group on his support of the upcoming race
Marinas Miles on April 6. Wild Cat Fitness will give local businesses Marina’s Miles T-shirts to have employees wear to promote event. The idea is to flood the downtown with a visual about the event right before the race. He wants to encourage more UNH students to participate. It is $25 to register before the race and $30 on race day.
Sarah Grandy from The Main Street Makery updated the group on her efforts to gain Town support for the use of Sammy’s lot for the Farmers Market . She has a letter written up and passed it around for all to sign.
There was also discussion about the following idea :
*Celebrate Durham Passport Book
* UNH appreciation Concept
There was some discussion about how to get the University more involved with downtown.
Amy updated the group that the weekly newsletter would instead be monthly with agenda and brief minutes of the meeting being posted on line weekly.
Jonathan Millett from Service Credit Union updated the group on their recent event
White out at the Whit . 12 businesses participated.
Kristian Forselius updated the group on Human Library March 23 more
information can be seen on facebook New Hampshire Human Library. She also updated the group on the upcoming Safe Zone training. She will have more information at future meetings.
Sally updated the group on the Joint Meet and Greet at the Stone Church February 29
It was very successful and well attended . The next one will be hosted by The New Greater Barrington Chamber.
Sarah and James updated the group on the upcoming event Galantines Day February 13 . This is hosted by The Main Street Makery, Even Better Now and Van Claus . There is a $20 entrance fee. See facebook event for sign up and info.
James updated the group on the following Even Better Now events:
Trivia Night at Three Chimneys
Escape Valentine’s Day ( see their facebook page for info )
See their website for more information
The group was reminded of the upcoming event : UNH Slow Foods Farmers Market at the MUB. The event was shared on our Facebook page
Next meeting will be February 13 at the town hall