Bank of New Hampshire Donates $3,000

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, March 2016- Leadership Seacoast, an organization committed to developing informed and active community leaders, recently received its first ever underwriting sponsor. Bank of New Hampshire has generously contributed $3,000 to Leadership Seacoast’s mission to positively impact the communities of the Seacoast area.

bankNHBank of New Hampshire has been committed to New Hampshire since 1831. As the oldest and one of the largest independent banks in New Hampshire, the bank understands its role in enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves. In addition to its own charitable giving, Bank of New Hampshire promotes volunteerism among its employees; who last year provided over 10,000 hours of service to nonprofits across the state.

“Bank of New Hampshire if proud to support organizations such as Leadership Seacoast,” said Mark Primeau, President and Chief Executive Officer for Bank of New Hampshire. “As a strong supporter of the communities we serve, we value their mission to positively impact the communities of the Seacoast area through education and by encouraging ways to become a catalyst for change.”

In the 25 plus year history of the 6-month experiential learning program, this is the first ever sponsorship of this magnitude, “We are beyond thrilled with the level of commitment to community Bank of New Hampshire has demonstrated,” said Leadership Seacoast Executive Director Jennifer Wheeler. “We look forward to using the funds to help participants discover the issues facing our region.”

Thanks to the support from area businesses like Bank of New Hampshire, Leadership Seacoast is able to provide meaningful and educational experiences for every class member, offer scholarships, inspire participants, and create more opportunities for alumni by assuring that the best venues and speakers will be available. For more information about Leadership Seacoast, go to or contact Jennifer Wheeler at 603-334-6063 or

Bank of New HampshireAbout Bank of New Hampshire

Bank of New Hampshire, founded in 1831, provides deposit, lending and wealth management products and services to families and businesses throughout New Hampshire. With 21 banking offices throughout New Hampshire and assets exceeding $1 billion, Bank of New Hampshire is the oldest and one of the largest independent banks in the state. Bank of New Hampshire is a mutual organization, focused on the success of the bank’s customers, communities and employees, rather than stockholders.  For more information, call 1-800-832-0912 or visit


About Leadership Seacoast

Based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Leadership Seacoast program provides existing and future community leaders the opportunity to engage with the people and organizations that shape the Seacoast’s economic structure and social fabric. Leadership Seacoast offers its participant’s unique insight into how business, community, and politics integrate to create successful societies and how small actions can have a significant impact on the greater global good. Leadership Seacoast alumni make a difference in their communities through networking, active involvement, and personal action. Since its inception in 1988, Leadership Seacoast has created a strong foundation that values diversity of opinion and consensus building to find solutions to challenges affecting the Seacoast’s community and its future. For more information about our programs please contact us at or check out our website at