Leadership Seacoast Applauds Piscatagua Savings Bank

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. March 12, 2012– Leadership Seacoast, a non-profit organization fostering informed and engaged leaders, recently completed its third program day, Arts and Culture Day at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre which was sponsored by Piscataqua Saving Bank.

Arts and Culture program day curriculum provide the thirty five class members a complete understanding of the direct link between arts and economic development; the impact of arts and culture to our quality of life; and discussed funding and accessibility issues around arts and culture in the Seacoast.

The class heard from speakers such as Van McLeod, the Cultural Resources Director for the State of New Hampshire, and Karen Marzloff of the weekly publication, The Wire, and was given behind the scenes tours of the exciting new 3S Arts Space, The Seacoast Repertory Theater, The Music Hall, The Gundalow, and The Discover Portsmouth Center.

Serving the community since 1877, Piscataqua Savings Bank has long been considered a Portsmouth cornerstone. “Piscataqua Savings Bank has such a strong presence in the community and has always been a diligent and passionate supporter of area non profits,” said Jennifer Wheeler, executive director of Leadership Seacoast.

Thanks to financial support from community members and corporations like Piscataqua Savings Bank, Leadership Seacoast is able to provide meaningful experiences for every student, offer scholarships for participants, create additional opportunities for alumni, and secure the best venues and speakers.

Author: Staff Reporter

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