Published On: August 8th, 2023

2023 GMCG Watershed Celebration a glowing success!

Greetings GMCG Friends,

We want to thank all those who joined us Tuesday evening for our 2023 Watershed Celebration! It was wonderful to see the support our community has for the work we do, and to gather as a group in honoring the volunteers responsible for so much of our success.

We extend congratulations and gratitude to the members of the Tamworth Groundwater Protection Committee, recipients of this year’s High Watch Award for exemplary volunteer service and the role they played in both crafting and passing Tamworth’s first Groundwater Protection Ordinance.

In the photo below by Christine Taylor from left to right, the members of the Tamworth Groundwater Protection Committee: Sheldon Perry, Kit Morgan, Nick Grant, Karen McCall, and David Little.

We also wish to extend special thanks to:

  • Mary Phelps and her team at The Preserve for welcoming us and contributing this special venue.
  • Shana Aisenberg for enhancing the atmosphere with her beautiful instrumentalsAll the businesses who donated the food and beverages we enjoyed:
  • Cabot Creamery
  • Camp Calumet
  • Farm to Table Market
  • Flatbread Pizza Company of North Conway
  • Camp Huckins
  • Moat Brewing Company
  • Shaw’s Supermarket
  • Tuckerman Brewing Company
  • Ossipee House of Pizza
  • Whipple Tree Winery of Tamworth
    All the businesses who sponsored the event:
  • Bradley/Todd Environmental Engineering Consulting
  • Cormack Construction
  • Earthcomix
  • Hancock Lumber

We truly do have so much to celebrate, especially your support as we step up and step forward to protect the waters, wildlife and lands of the Ossipee Watershed for future generations.


Matt Howe, Executive Director

The following photos are by Christine Taylor unless otherwise noted.



Executive Director Mat Howe gives a welcome address.

AmeriCorps members Grace Kennedy and Hailey Williams.

Musician Shana Aisenberg.

Outreach Coordinator Moselle Spiller and Board member Alice Custard.

GMCG celebration cake.

Celebration guests enjoy food and beverages while listening to GMCG staff thank volunteers.

Water Quality Coordinator Jill Emerson.

Celebration guests enjoy social time and the generous buffet. (Photo by Tim Otterbach)

Kids enjoy lawn games. (Photo by Tim Otterbach)