Member News & Notices
Arrowhead Upcoming Work Session and News
As of now we are planning on a winter season. There will probably be some changes in procedures and capacity restrictions. Have not finalized guidelines yet.
In the mean time we have tasks to do to prepare for the upcoming season, most are individual tasks. Work sessions will be;
Saturday October 10th starting at 9:30, put in whatever time you want.  Have some fence maintenance, brush sawing and other tasks.
Then over the next two weekends; Saturday October 17th and 24th, same time frame.  Would like to clean up and start inflating tubes, still more brush sawing, putting up fences, putting up signs, install lift handles, probably more fence work and putting out picnic tables.
Would like to get multiple people to do brush sawing and tube maintenance, this will take multiple weeks. If you have other days available we can arrange for you to help out most any day and time. Will have work session every Saturday going forward, except for Saturday October 31st.
As for winter operational help, we had some experienced help move out of the area so we disparately need help on the lifts, in the ski shop, ski and snowboard instructors, and in concessions. If you or if you know people who would like to volunteer at Arrowhead please get in touch with us
Arrowhead also needs organizational people both upfront and behind the scenes. For club officers, board of director positions, public relations, marketing, grant research / writing and other areas. If interested please contact us.

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Phone: (603) 542-7016 - Leave a message
Mailing Address;
Arrowhead Recreation Club
18 Robert Easter Way
Claremont, NH 03743
Flu Shot Clinic
On Saturday, October 17, Valley Regional Hospital will be conducting a Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic.
The clinic hours are 8am-2pm.

Registration starts at the Associates in Medicine parking lot at 241 Elm Street, and from there patients will be directed where to receive their flu shot.
This clinic is for adults 18 years and older only.
COH Octoberfest Concert
The Claremont Opera House presents an Oktoberfest concert on October 16th, featuring the COH Orchestra with Director Gerry Grimo on the hillside of Arrowhead. Come enjoy traditional music, food and drinks in a beautiful outdoor setting. Doors open at 5pm for food/beverages and music starts at 6pm.

Music Director Gerry Grimo will lead a 5 piece orchestra featuring members of the East Bay Jazz ensemble, and include clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, bass, accordion, bass, drums and a vocalist. They will play polkas and Oktoberfest classics. Traditional food favorites provided by Epic Food Truck, and beer/wine service provided by Sweet Fire BBQ. Don’t forget lawn chairs and a Fall blanket for the cool evening. Seating areas will be divided into wet and dry, with 10 feet of social distancing between each seating area. Masks are required except when in assigned seating area. 

Tickets are $15.00 for adults (21+), $5.00 for students (ages 5-20 seated in the dry area), and free for COH Gold Members. Seating is limited so tickets should be purchased in advance at, or by phone at 603-542-4433. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we’ll move inside to the COH stage. This event is supported by the 2020 Membership Program with the objective of bringing other genres of music to the COH stage.
Sullivan County Receives Over $1.7 Million for Lead Paint Abatement
October 2, 2020, Newport, NH:  Sullivan County was recently notified it has been awarded $1,703,524 from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to eliminate lead-based paint hazards for low income families. The County was one of 15 first-time recipients of this funding. In all, there were 44 grants approved and a total of nearly $165 million. 
The funding is comprised of two sources: $1,303,524 is for lead hazards and $400,000 is from the “healthy homes” program which will provide flexibility to address other health & safety deficiencies that are unrelated to lead hazards. The County will have 42 months to do the work. 
According to Sullivan County Manager Derek Ferland, “This is outstanding news for Sullivan County and we look forward to making a positive impact in our communities by protecting families—especially those with young children. The City of Claremont has demonstrated tremendous leadership on this issue and we are pleased to partner with them to obtain these resources.” 
This grant caps off a multi-year effort of a partnership comprised of the Claremont Lead Action Team, the Greater Sullivan County Regional Public Health Network, and Sullivan County. This group has been working together to develop new approaches to combat childhood lead poisoning and improve the county’s housing stock. A planning grant that was awarded to Dartmouth-Hitchcock from the Environmental Public Health Tracking Program of NH Department of Health and Human Services helped the team evaluate existing lead abatement programs. As a result of that effort, the group determined a large HUD grant was the best way to make meaningful progress to eradicate lead hazards. 
Over 80 percent of homes in Sullivan County were built prior to 1978, which was the year lead-based paint was banned in the United States.  
Sullivan County’s staff will lead the next steps which include hiring a program manager and certified lead inspector to oversee the program. Once on board, they will process applications and coordinate with qualified contractors to do the work. In the meantime, interested homeowners, landlords, tenants, or contractors should contact Sullivan County. 
Press Release Contact:
Derek Ferland, County Manager   603-863-2560
Sullivan County News
In a way to help show off our region, one of the projects I’m collecting pictures for is to highlight on county war memorials and to display these in a video on our Sullivan County New Hampshire Government Facebook page and through the video banner of pictures on the website  during Memorial Day weekend 2021.  
Yes, lots of advance planning 😊 as I hope to collect pictures capturing all our New England four seasons! If you have, or know anyone who has, pictures that would be great for this project, please feel free to send the pictures to with info about where the memorial is located and who took the picture. 
P.s. War memorials are not the only pictures we would enjoy receiving. If you have other scenic views of the region, don’t hesitate to share those, too. Thank you.
The Claremont Makerspace and The Red River Charitable Foundation are proud to announce the Claremont MakerSpace Veteran & Military Scholarship has now been expanded to include qualifying applicants spouses.  
Scholarships are up to $500 per person, and will cover 75% of Membership and programming fees. Veterans active duty military or their spouses interested in a scholarship please click here, or email us at to learn more. 
Business Resources & Community Information
UNH Extension and NH Small Business Development Center are partnering to offer Resiliency Academy, bringing together small business and community leaders to work toward a resilient future. The academy will focus on developing resiliency plans which will aid in economic recovery and future planning.
We’re kicking off Resiliency Academy this fall with a webinar which will be offered twice. October 21, 2020 and October 27, 2020. This is a FREE event but registration is required.

The webinar will explore: 
•The intersection of small business and community resiliency
•Why it’s important to focus on resiliency planning now
•Factors for building resilience in small business and community
•Spring 2021 Resiliency Academy in your region: plans and agenda
Resiliency Academy is designed for community leaders and volunteers, municipal officials, small businesses, economic development professionals and those interested in economic recovery.
Full day training sessions will be offered in spring 2021 to assist with developing resiliency plans for business and communities. Stay tuned for more details.
The Greater Sullivan County Community Relief Fund Continues to Accept Requests
The Funding Steering Committee is still accepting requests for non-profits to access community relief funds. As the current state continues to evolve, the Committee wants to ensure that any non-profit organization in need assistance due to COVID-19 is able to apply for these funds.

We are asking partners to begin to anticipate their needs during the recovery phase of COVID-19. Click here to access the request form if your agencies has unmet needs of any kind, current or anticipated. Please reach out to with questions. 

More about the Community Relief Fund 

Click here for a list of agencies who have been funded.  

Our most recent press release can he found here.
A huge thank you to Sullivan County government, Region 1 IDN and our new partner Sullivan County United Way for their work on this project! 
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