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TFMoran Sponsors The Palace Theatre “Forever Emma” Golf Classic

TFMoran was a proud sponsor of the Palace Theatre “Forever Emma” Golf Classic to benefit the Forever Emma Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund, created in memory of Bedford, NH resident Emma Bechert, is used to help other children become involved in the arts.

The tournament was held on a beautiful, yet chilly fall day at the Passaconaway Country Club in Litchfield, NH. The tournament included a shotgun start with a scramble format, a 19th hole reception, lunch, awards, and a raffle. TFMoran sponsored a hole along the course!

Thank you to the Palace Theatre for supporting children’s theatre and the arts, and putting on a great event!

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US Senate Candidate Kevin Smith visits TFMoran Bedford Office

US Senate candidate Kevin Smith stopped by the Bedford office this afternoon. Kevin formerly served as Londonderry’s Town Manager, where he was a huge proponent of economic development and business growth.

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TFMoran Participates in ASCE-NH Golf Outing

The ASCE-NH Annual Golf Tournament was held on Friday, August 12 at Beaver Meadow Golf Club. TFMoran Senior Project Manager and Principal Nick Golon, PE participated in a foursome along with clients from Eversource. Nick serves as President-elect of the organization and is also part of the golf committee. TFM summer intern Ben Hodsdon also attended the event, where he volunteered his time running the raffles! TFMoran is proud to be a platinum sponsor for this event.

Other participants in this event included various firms in the engineering community, raising money for the NH-ASCE Scholarship Fund to assist NH high school seniors and UNH students enrolled in ABET-accredited Civil Engineering Programs. The day included 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, contests, and raffle prizes. All proceeds above event costs benefit the S. Russell Stearns and New Hampshire High School scholarship programs.

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TFMoran Hosts 25th Annual Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Networking Summer BBQ

TFMoran proudly hosted the Greater Manchester Chamber’s “Network It Night” BBQ event for the 25th year on Thursday, August 18th. Over 120 chamber members, guests, TFMoran staff, and their families enjoyed the evening at the Bedford office. The rain held off, and the weather was a comfortable 80 degrees, perfect for this year’s tropical theme! Attendees were encouraged to wear their best vacation attire, grab something to eat, and connect with fellow Chamber Members. Guests could view some of TFMoran’s recent engineering projects that were on display or even challenge each other to a cornhole match!

Tidewater Catering of Manchester, NH did a great job grilling steak & chicken tips, while The Inside Scoop treated us to Coffee Oreo and Purple Cow ice cream. Bob Duval, TFMoran’s President, gave a brief talk thanking the staff for coordinating the event, which he looks forward to year after year! Raffle prizes were given away, including concert tickets and cool merch!

Thank you to the Greater Manchester Chamber board and members for joining us for such a fun event. And, a big thank you to all the TFM staff who helped to make this another successful event!

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TFM Celebrates Friday with a Party and Cornhole Tournament!

TFM Bedford enjoyed a TGIF on Friday, July 15 with food, drinks, and a visit from the Kona Ice truck! The cornhole boards were set up with a bracket of randomized teams, which faced off against each other to claim the $15 gift card prizes and bragging rights. Friends and families joined us for a fun-filled afternoon, and the official champions of the tournament were COO Dylan Cruess and Civil Engineer Intern, Ben Hodsdon.

Thank you to everyone who helped out, and congrats to this year’s winners!

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TFM Enjoys a Night Out at the NH Fisher Cats!

TFMoran friends and family gathered at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium on Friday, July 8 for a Baseball game! The New Hampshire Fisher Cats played against the Hartford Yard Goats, winning with a final score of 6-2! Throughout the night burgers, hot dogs, and drinks were served. Fungo, the Fisher Cat’s mascot, also made an appearance. Those with a sweet tooth enjoyed an ice cream sundae for dessert, provided by the Fisher Cats’ party deck crew on a make-your-own sundae cart. After the game, attendees got the opportunity to test their throws, aiming for targets on the playing field. Although we had a couple of fantastic pitches, we didn’t hit the target.

Thank you TFMoran Principals for this fun company outing!

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TFMoran Promotes Healthy Living Through “The Wellness Project”

The Wellness Project is a series of Lunch & Learns held once a month to teach staff how to incorporate healthy choices into our lives. Sessions are held monthly, and cover a variety of topics from finance to nutrition and fitness! Three sessions have been held so far, and the series will continue into the new year.

Session 1 – How Money Works & Budgeting for Success
The first session was held in November, with a focus on finance and budgeting. Attendees enjoyed sandwiches and cookies from Market Basket while listening to Sara Janes Hoag of Primerica. Sara Janes presented “How Money Works”, which taught us about the Rule of 72, Mutual funds, the “3D’s” of successful investing, and more. She also touched upon “Budgeting for Success”, covering the 6 simple steps to help us create a budget and free up money in the future. These topics, once understood and applied, can have an incredible impact on employees’ personal finances!

Session 2 – The Road Back to Wellbeing
Amy Perez, ACC, CPC of Amy Perez Coaching joined us to learn how to take care of ourselves, and our family when we’re not feeling 100%. Emotional drainage and zoom fatigues have been impacting our office and social lives. Amy showed us how to get back out there – even if it is overwhelming. Through this session, we gained resources for the emotional well-being of all ages!

Session 3 – The Carb Addiction & Blue Zones
Courtney Eaton, RDN, LDN of New England Nutrition Advisors joined us to discuss “The Carb Addiction”. In her presentation, she gave us some insight into the good and the bad so that we are able to navigate the complicated world of carbs. Courtney also presented about Blue Zones, the 5 geographic pockets of the world where the improved quality of life helps its residents live longer. By implementing a few wellness practices, these people are experiencing amazing health outcomes and saving money on healthcare! Courtney showed us a few things that we could do to improve the length and quality of our lives.

Session 4 – Estate Planning and Myths
Megan Martucci, Esq. of Feniger & Uliasz, LLP joined us to learn the basics of estate planning and how proper planning can give us the confidence and peace of mind that our families are taken care of in the future. She also discussed myths surrounding estate planning and how to avoid probate. Megan pulled back the veil of what estate planning entails, how the probate process works and how it can be avoided, and covered some of the consequences of not having an estate plan in place.

Session 5 – Investing for Retirement and Social Security
Sara Janes Hoag of Primerica joined us once again to present the do’s and don’ts of investing for retirement. Her workshop covered the types of savings accounts we need, retirement savings strategies, the power of compound interest, tax-deferred vs. taxable investments, the cost of waiting to save, and more. Sara Janes also covered Social Security to give us a better understanding of Social Security benefits, other factors that may impact these benefits and taxation.

Session 6 – Musculoskeletal Health
Tom Fontana of Family Physical Therapy Services joined us to discuss musculoskeletal pain and prevention. We learned about the positions we hold and movements we make that affect our backs, and how to defend ourselves against pain by making our movements more efficient, safer, and pain-free. Tom also covered core strengthening and balance training to maximize performance. The secret is having a strong core – which includes everything from your hips to your shoulders!

Session 7 – Physical Fitness – Running Form
Matt Harris of Runner’s Alley joined us in the Bedford office to perform a running form clinic! Matt took us through the 4 main points of running with good form to achieve maximum efficiency and comfort. He also taught us about the technology behind athletic footwear, and how to find the right fit!

Session 8 – Stress: Adapt or Perish
Dr. Phil Szalowski of Broadway Chiropractic joined us to discuss the effects of negative stress on our bodies and how to combat it. Participants made goals of how they can integrate exercise and other wellness practices into their daily routine, which will help with how they respond and react to stress.

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TFMoran Hosts 2022 NHCIBOR Awards BBQ

TFMoran hosted the New Hampshire Commercial Investment Board of REALTORS® barbecue on Thursday, June 9th at the Bedford office. After a rainy morning and an afternoon shower, the weather cooperated and was ideal for an outdoor event. Over one hundred CIBOR members and TFMoran staff enjoyed the cookout, which featured a buffet provided by Tidewater Catering, and ice cream by The Inside Scoop. TFMoran has been hosting the annual NH CIBOR cookout for over 16 years! It was great to get back to business after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. TFMoran is proud to partner with CIBOR each year for such a great event.

Dylan Cruess, TFM’s COO, started out the presentation by welcoming the members and thanking the TFM staff for their efforts in making the barbecue a success. NH CIBOR president Scott Forte presented Joe Friedman of Skyline Realty, LLC with the REALTOR-of-the-Year award, and Jeremy Forest of Bridges Bros Movers with the Affiliate-of-the Year award. Additional raffle items were also presented.

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Paul O’Hanlon of TFMoran volunteers with NH Envirothon

TFMoran Environmental Permitting Specialist, Paul O’Hanlon volunteered with the NH Envirothon Student Science Competition last week, held at NHTI in Concord.

NH Envirothon is an annual competition that introduces students to the STEM field to build real-world connections and gain experience in the professional field. Its mission is to introduce students to the STEM field at a young age, providing skills in protecting our natural resources and conservation in conjunction with the growth of society today.

Students participating in the Envirothon are subject to testing across a broad range of subjects within the Environmental Field: Introducing or honing skills in soils, aquatic ecology, wildlife, forestry, and current events in the field today. Volunteers accompanied student groups to testing “stations”, providing guidance and information as needed (without revealing answers, of course).

Once testing was completed, students gathered in an auditorium to hear from guest speakers working in the STEM field, and the winners were announced.

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Having a BLAST at the Color Blast!

TFMoran is proud to be a sponsor of the Bedford PTG‘s event held this past weekend at Bedford High School. TFMoran’s COO Dylan Cruess, his daughter Cate and Senior Structural Engineer Tom Lamb’s daughter Kiera participated in this fun event.

The Color Blast Fun Run/Walk raises funds for the PTG’s mission of providing students, staff, and families enriching activities in schools and in our community.

Participants for the event run or walk the predetermined course while getting covered in colorful chalk. Music played, and water stations were spread throughout the course. When you cross the finish line, you can expect to look like a colorful piece of art!

Afterward, the PTG hosted a party with food, music, face painting, and photo stations for runners to enjoy.

TFMoran is proud to be a gold-level sponsor for this event. We had a blast participating!

Check out WMUR News coverage of the event here!