Programs Director Position

A note from Mary Ann… It is with mixed emotions that we begin advertising for the position of Program Director at Hannah Grimes. Program Director Jake Nonweiler had promised us two years when he started and somehow those two years have managed to fly by. It seems like both a lifetime and a blink of […]


$5,000,000.00!!! In 20 years!

As we embark on this season of Thanksgiving we can’t help but be in awe of our amazing community that has led us to reach $5,000,000.00 in sales from our beginning. While this may be a number easily reached by corporations, our $5 million was sold in LOCAL products – products grown, raised, and made […]




Important Changes at the Marketplace

Four years ago, Denise Meadows transitioned from being a director on the Hannah Grimes Marketplace board to running day to day operations as our Marketplace Manager. Since then, she has grown sales at the Marketplace by 38%. Denise has, without a doubt, made the Marketplace the successful store and hub that it is today. As […]


Brand Fundamentals™ Launched by Hannah Grimes’ Incubator Associate, Peter Harris

Peter Harris Creative, a Hannah Grimes’ incubator business, has launched a new company, Brand Fundamentals™. Brand Fundamentals is now in operation here at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship at 25 Roxbury Street in Keene. The new business reflects the recent evolution of a career of marketing communication businesses established by entrepreneur, Peter Harris. Brand […]


Welcome Monadnock International Film Festival to Hannah Grimes Center

We welcome the Monadnock International Film Festival to the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship as one of four nonprofits currently operating onsite at the Center’s 25 Roxbury Street facility in Keene. MonIFF organizes an annual international film festival in Keene, selecting and scheduling films, bringing in filmmakers and cast members, and featuring panels, screenings and […]


Welcome OneLove Imagery, LLC to Hannah Grimes’ Business Incubator Program

We welcome OneLove Imagery, LLC to the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship and the Business Incubator Program. OneLove is one of seven full time businesses currently operating onsite at the Center. OneLove Imagery offers high-end wedding photography of a fresh, emotive and romantic style to clients who value the art and skill of exceptional photography. […]


CCAN Thrives at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship

Community Connections for Afterschool Networking (CCAN) has maintained offices at Hannah Grimes since 2011. As CCAN builds its capacity and strengthens its staff, they are moving to the C Suite of the Center for Entrepreneurship here at 25 Roxbury Street to take full advantage of the shared learning and networking opportunities available at the Center. […]


Mary Ann Kristiansen Interviews With Dan Mitchell on WKBK

Hannah Grimes Executive Director Mary Ann Kristiansen was a recently featured guest on WKBK’s The Dan Mitchell Morning Show. In her interview, Mary Ann discussed the history of the Hannah Grimes Marketplace, the various programs offered to businesses of all sizes and stages at the Hannah Grimes Center, as well as her broader vision for […]