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Bank of New Hampshire Awarded Best “Local Bank for Small Business” for 5th

Laconia, New Hampshire – March 6, 2017 – Bank of New Hampshire has been selected as a winner in New Hampshire Business Review’s 2017 BOB Awards, which honor the Best of Business in New Hampshire in over 90 categories. Bank of New Hampshire was honored in the statewide readers' survey for the Best Local Bank for Small Business category.

“Bank of New Hampshire is honored to have been chosen as the best local bank for small business for the fifth consecutive year,” stated Barry Leonard, Jr., EVP – Chief Commercial Banking Officer for Bank of New Hampshire. “We at the bank are committed to the success and vitality of small businesses throughout the state, and this recognition is a true testament of that.”

All of the winners were honored at an exploration-themed event recently held at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord.

"With 3,500 ballots cast for the 2017 Awards, the BOBs continue to be considered a standard of excellence in New Hampshire’s business community," stated Jeff Feingold, editor of NH Business Review. "This year, we celebrated with an exploration theme to highlight our efforts to look high and low to honor the best businesses in the state.”

Bank of New Hampshire, founded in 1831, provides deposit, lending and wealth management products and services to families and businesses throughout New Hampshire. With 24 banking offices throughout New Hampshire and assets exceeding $1.4 billion, Bank of New Hampshire is the oldest and largest independent bank in the state. Bank of New Hampshire is a mutual organization, focused on the success of the bank’s customers, communities and employees, rather than stockholders.  For more information, call 1-800-832-0912 or visit




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