Jean Booker Aug 4, 1927-June 23, 2021 The North Hampton community lost a very special member and lifelong resident in June. Jean Booker was an alumna of Centennial Hall and was one of the founding Board Members of the Friends of Centennial Hall. Her love for the building inspired many who have followed in [...]
Upcoming August 11th Old Home Day returns in North Hampton with trolley tours stopping by our Open House hours at Centennial Hall from 10-2. Later on in the day; from 4-5, come see the spectacular Centennial Hall Jazz Band featuring Zack Lange of the Soggy Po Boys.
Upcoming August 10th- Friday night 7-9 pm Centennial Hall kicks off the return of Old Home Day with an old-fashioned Contra Dance featuring Liz Faiella Please join in with a donation to the FOCH
Another wonderful milestone birthday celebration is planned at the Hall this afternoon for a former Centre School alumni. Centennial Hall Celebrating the Community Spirit!
More grants are hitting the streets as we look to complete our "pre-match" for the LCHIP grant application to be awarded in December. All grant opportunities that fit our classification are being pursued.
Historic Preservation and Restoration Specialist, Steve Bedard and Board President, Marcy McCann, delivered Centennial Hall's LCHIP grant application and all necessary attachments to George Born, Historic Resource Specialist in the Concord office with 24 hours to spare!! Lots of effort involved in preparing such a detailed grant request. Thanks to all who assisted in the [...]
The FOCH are pleased to announce five new members have joined the Board as Advisory Members. Welcome to: Lauri Etela, Lisa Masoulf, Jim Better, Jim Holway, Bruce Kirk.
By unanimous vote tonight, the North Hampton Board of Selectmen (elected) endorsed our revitalization efforts and our upcoming LCHIP grant application "so that Centennial Hall may become of even more service and value to our communities". In addition, this project, and the service of the building and the efforts of the FOCH has likewise received [...]
We're rolling into our newest revitalization efforts. We have completed our full building assessment under the direction of Steve Bedard, Principal, Bedard Preservation and Restoration (Gilmanton). Steve has 42 years field experience on all types of of preservation and restoration projects, ranging in date from 1685 through 1930, and is a contractor approved by the [...]
The Friends of Centennial Hall were on the NH Gives top 10 leaderboard and 3rd on the Seacoast, in most money raised! Thanks to your generous support, we raised $6,865 which will be applied to our upcoming LCHIP matching grant and then put to work on important rehabilitation projects at Historic Centennial Hall. We are [...]