Start Small. Think Big.

Because the future of the entire Monadnock Region depends on the success of our youngest citizens.

Archive for October, 2016

National training for teachers and child care providers coming to Keene

pmc-training-event-save-the-date-november-11-13-monadnock-region-revisedTeachers and child care providers of children 0-5 from the Monadnock Region are invited to participate in a 3-day intensive training on the Pyramid Model, a model which promotes child engagement and focuses on teaching skills that children can use in place of challenging behaviors.

The training will take place at Keene State College on November 11-13, 2016 from 8 AM to 4 PM each day. Participants must attend all 3 days. Please click on the flyer and read below for more information about the Pyramid Model training and how to register!

Local Candidates Speak to the Issues at Legislative Forum

On Monday, October 10th, Impact Monadnock and The American Democracy Project at Keene State College hosted a successful Legislative Forum on Children & Families in the Monadnock Region in the Mabel Brown Room of Keene State College.  Six legislative candidates from both sides of the aisle shared the stage to discuss their thoughts and propose solutions on how to improve the well-being of our region’s children & families. The candidates on stage that evening were as follows:


House of Representatives

  • Anne Cartwright (R, Cheshire District 2)
  • Laura Lynch (D, Hillsboro District 25)
  • Richard Ames (D, Cheshire District 9)
  • Lisa Beaudoin (D, Hillsboro District 25)


  • Jay Kahn (D, District 10)
  • Chester Lapointe (R, District 10)

Register now for the Business Roundtable on October 26th

business_ambassador_-roundtable-final-09072016Have you registered for the Business Roundtable on Family-Friendly Workplace Policies? On the morning of October 26th, the Business Ambassadors of Impact Monadnock will host a roundtable discussion about what businesses around the Monadnock Region are doing to make their workplaces more family-friendly. Attendees will be invited to share their questions and ideas with others. Keynote speaker Amanda Grappone Osmer, 4th generation owner of Grappone Auto Group in Bow, NH, will share insights about how her company’s family-friendly policies have contributed to their workplace wellness and overall success.

The event will take place on Wednesday, October 26th from 7-8:30 AM at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship (25 Roxbury St, Keene, NH). Doors open and a light breakfast will be served at 6:30 AM.

Space is limited and registration is required. Click here to register today!

Click on the flyer for a downloadable PDF with all the details.

For more information, contact Emily Hall Warren, at 603-283-5265 or