NH Gives Top 10!


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 [...]

NH Gives Top 10!2018-08-08T08:57:40-05:00

Eversource Donation


Eversource has awarded the FOCH $500 towards our rehabilitation efforts. Stay tuned for the receipt of check and photo op!

Eversource Donation2018-08-08T08:57:01-05:00

NH Preservation Alliance Visit


Andrew Cushing, Field Service Representative of the NH Preservation Alliance, visited us today joining Steve Bedard, who is in finalization mode of his building assessment with historic preservation guidelines. After a full building tour, Andrew followed-up  with great suggestions for other grant opportunities that we can explore in the next months, and appreciated our successes [...]

NH Preservation Alliance Visit2018-08-08T08:56:10-05:00

LCHIP grant workshop


Board President, Marcy McCann and Vice President, Jen King attended the LCHIP grant workshop in Concord this morning in preparation for filing our upcoming request on June 22nd. According to Digit Taylor, LCHIP Executive Director "Based on the forms received, it appears that there may be up to 80 applicants in this grant round, the largest number [...]

LCHIP grant workshop2018-08-08T08:54:50-05:00

North Hampton’s 275th Anniversary Celebration


Congratulations to the entire 275th committee for all your efforts in planning and coordinating a most wonderful 275th celebration on a picture perfect day! Centennial Hall had a tremendously successful open house. It is estimated that more than 250 visitors come to: view the art, be bedazzled with glitter, see the ballet dancers, and listen [...]

North Hampton’s 275th Anniversary Celebration2018-03-14T11:32:27-05:00

Kitchen Modernization


Thanks for your help with some important modernization features at Historic Centennial Hall! The Friends of Centennial Hall, (FOCH) were pleased the Hall was able to host so many activities and celebrations for North Hampton residents in 2017, and look forward to even more in the coming year. Thanks to your year-end financial support, and [...]

Kitchen Modernization2018-03-14T11:26:13-05:00

Centennial Hall Town Tree Lighting Reception


NORTH HAMPTON -- There may not be snow on the ground yet, but Christmas was in the air as residents gathered on the green to celebrate the 23rd annual lighting of the town tree. Once again a concert of carols was sung by the fourth-grade students of North Hampton School, as they stood in the [...]

Centennial Hall Town Tree Lighting Reception2018-03-14T11:30:08-05:00

Centennial Hall Receives Large Gift


NORTH HAMPTON -- The town’s historical Centennial Hall recently received a $103,000 donation to aid in its restoration and continued rebirth. The donation by the trust of Josephine Moulton Weston, a 1924 alumni of the former school, was given to the Friends of Centennial Hall (FOCH). The nonprofit group purchased the building in 1998, saving [...]

Centennial Hall Receives Large Gift2018-03-14T11:31:08-05:00


In August the FOCH were pleased to host two very well attended 90th Birthday Celebrations for alumni Jean Booker and North Hampton resident, Carolyn Brown.

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