RiverWoods Named 2016 Business of the Year

Chamber awards bring laughter, tears of appreciation

BY ERIK HAWKINS

Exeter New-Letter/Portsmouth Herald/Seacoast Media Group

September 2, 2016

PORTSMOUTH — Thursday night, dozens of Exeter area business owners, movers and shakers gathered at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel for the Chamber’s 2016 Community Awards Dinner.

RiverWoods active retirement community and the Exeter Inn/Epoch Restaurant and Bar were big winners, taking home the Health Care — large employer and Tourism and Hospitality awards.

Exeter’s economic development director Darren Winham also received the President’s Award, despite not being a business owner, for his efforts over the past two years to attract businesses to town and increase the downtown’s vibrancy.... CLICK TO READ FULL ARTICLE ON THE SEACOAST ONLINE WEBSITE.