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WEDCO helped us with an interesting problem.  We needed a new warehouse and wanted to put it on the same lot as our existing retail store.  Zoning was good and money was not the problem, but financing was going to be tricky.

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In Good Hands chiropractor: practice opens in Wolfeboro with assistance from WEDCO

Dr. Renee Tetreault cites whole body, whole life benefits of chiropractic care

WOLFEBORO — Just in time for those New Year’s resolutions for better health, Dr. Renee Tetreault opened In Good Hands Chiropractic, PLLC, on Elm Street, an endeavor brought forth with many local helping hands, in fact.

After earning her Doctorate of Chiropractic at Life University in Marietta, Georgia, and spending the requisite amount of time earning credit hours and passing four national boards to become licensed, Dr. Tetreault set her sites on opening her own practice in Wolfeboro. She chose Wolfeboro as her husband, Matt Tetreault, works as a guidance counselor at Tuftonboro Elementary School and she also worked locally at other chiropractic practices – filling in for vacations and such -- after earning her license. In March 2016, she “jumped in with both feet,” and when she met with a business mentor from SCORE Lakes Region, he recommended she speak with the Wolfeboro-based WEDCO [Wentworth Economic Development Corp.], a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and support businesses and the creation of employment opportunities by providing development assistance and financing.

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Left to right: In Good Hands Chiropractic, PLLC, Practice Manager Claudia Kay and Dr. Renee Tetreault at the newly opened practice on Elm Street.

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WEDCO holds 24th annual meeting at Sap House Meadery

OSSIPEE — The leadership and board of directors of the Wentworth Economic Development Corp. held the organization’s 24th annual meeting at the Sap House Meadery in Center Ossipee on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

The event provided an opportunity for attendees to see the fruits of the WEDCO Revolving Loan Fund, along with funding from the Mount Washington Valley Economic Council. It was this funding enabled Sap House Meadery founders and co-owners Ash Fischbein and Matt Trahan to significantly expand the business and production by renovating the vacant abutting property as well as their original building. Fischbein led a tour of the renovated Mead Pub and the production/brewing area, and reported that sales – and visitations -- have risen exponentially.

Following introductions and networking over coffee and muffins – too early for mead tasting – Board President Daniel Mills of GI Plastek recapped the organization’s accomplishments.  

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The WEDCO Board of Directors at the 2017 Annual Meeting held at the Sap House Meadery in Ossipee. Members include, from left to right: Gail Patriquin, Justin Avery, Jeremy Roberge, Cecile Chase, Timothy Cronin, Mary Collins, Nathan Fogg, Daniel Mills, Marcus Weeks, Seth Kassels, Mark Borrin, Megan Ryder, Todd Watson and Dan Osetek.

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Jeff Seligman will be serving as Business Advisor for the NH SBDC’s Seacoast region, bringing over 30 years of experience both in emerging and large corporate enterprises. Most recently he was founder and Chief Consultant at AimJo Management Services, LLC, where he provided financial leadership and operations management services to emerging enterprises and served as part-time CFO of many of the company’s clients. Jeff’s background includes senior management positions at TokenCount Systems Corporation where he was co-founder and Think Outside, Inc. where he served as CFO and Vice President of Operations. While at Compaq Computer Corporation, he led Finance and Operations for the Industry Solutions Division, a multibillion dollar division of  the firm. As a veteran of Digital Equipment Corporation, Jeff held multiple finance and operating management positions during his tenure of more than 20 years with the company. Jeff earned his BS in business administration from Northeastern University and his MBA at Western New England University.

To make an appointment with Jeff please call NH Small Business Development Center (603)842-8341, for more information please visit www.nhsbdc.org


Local SCORE Counselors from the SCORE Lakes Region Chapter No. 172 are available to provide free and confidential mentoring services to aspiring and active business owners.  SCORE the "Counselors of America's Small Business Owners" is a national association dedicated to helping small business owners form and grow their businesses.  Mentoring services are offered in Wolfeboro and throughout the Lakes Region, for more information or to schedule and appointment call 524-0137.

SBDC Advisor Available - NH Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Free and confidential counseling services offered to aspiring and active business owners for Wolfeboro and the surrounding communities. Sample topics include business planning, financial analysis, marketing, accounting, cash flow projections and new business/acquisition feasibility and evaluation. Whether you are in the early stages of a creating a business or own a well established business you will benefit from the counseling service.  Jeff Seligman meets one on one with clients.  To make an appointment call 603-842-8341.

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