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granite walk of agesGranite Walk of Ages
The "Granite Walk of Ages" is a statewide health initiative, centered on bringing together towns, cities, schools, organizations and businesses in New Hampshire. This walk focuses on prevention, decreased physical inactivity, and increased employee health.

Physical Activity & Health Partners
The Governor's Council on Physical Activity & Health is honored to recognize those New Hampshire organizations and businesses that go above and beyond to support physical activity & health in partnering with the Governor's Council.

Outstanding Achievement Award Program
TThe New Hampshire Governor's Council on Physical Activity and Health, on behalf of Governor Chris Sununu, is pleased to announce the Council's Outstanding Achievement Awards for Physical Activity and Health. The award winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony.

The Outstanding Achievement Awards are aimed at organizations/groups or individuals in New Hampshire that have accomplished outstanding achievements in promoting healthy lifestyles through physical activity and fitness services and programs.

The award categories are:

  • Senior (Older Adults)
  • Work Sites/Employers
  • Disability Related
  • Youth Related
  • Community (Town/City
  • School Districts and/or Individual Schools

Recipients of the Outstanding Achievement Awards are nominated in several categories. The 2018 recipients include the following organizations and individuals:

Youth-Related Individual Michelle Dunham
Silly Goose Day Care & Learning Center
School Individual David Spydell
Newport High School
Statewide Individual David Topham
Bike-Walk Alliance of NH
Granite State Wheelmen
Residents with Disabilities Michelle Grenier & the UNH
Health & Physical Education Students
Worksite Organization Red River Wellness Committee
Red River Technology
Community Organization Catholic Medical Center
Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Community Individual Michael LaChance
YMCA of Greater Nashua
Community Individual Dr. Albee Budnitz
Nashua, NH
Kathleen Sherman
Worksite Wellness Award
New Hampshire Veterans Home
Tilton, New Hampshire
>Lilyan B. Wright
Volunteer of the Year Award
Melissa St. Francis
Concord, NH


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