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Shaheen Leads NH Delegation in Announcing 12th Annual Experience New Hampshire Reception in Washington, DC

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), along with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), announced today that the New Hampshire State Society Event, “Experience New Hampshire,” will return to the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, June 14th. The New Hampshire delegation and other members of Congress will attend the event, which exhibits Granite State businesses and their first-class products in the U.S. Capitol. This year’s event marks the New Hampshire State Society’s 12th anniversary of hosting the reception.

“Every year, Experience New Hampshire creates an important opportunity for Granite State small business owners, institutions and service providers to showcase their wonderful products and programs on a national stage and to our country’s leaders and stakeholders,” said Senator Shaheen. “From our world-famous maple syrup to our White Mountain tourist offerings, a broad spectrum of New Hampshire’s entrepreneurial spirit will be showcased to policy makers and industry leaders. I thank the New Hampshire State Society for bringing the Granite State to Washington and making this event an annual success. I’m looking forward to seeing Granite State businesses at the reception this year.”

“New Hampshire has incredible places to visit and local goods to offer,” said Senator Hassan. “It is a pleasure to showcase the Granite State in our nation’s capital and also help our local businesses and organizations grow and thrive. I look forward to this special event where guests get a taste of the very best of New Hampshire.”

“It’s no secret that New Hampshire is home to the best small businesses, industry, and opportunity in the country, and I am thrilled that Experience New Hampshire is back to showcase all that the Granite State has to offer,” said Congresswoman Kuster. “Whether it be our award-winning maple producers or our one-of-a-kind outdoor recreation, there is so much to love about New Hampshire. Thank you to Senator Shaheen and the New Hampshire State Society for making this event possible – I look forward to celebrating the greatest state in the nation!”

“Experience New Hampshire is an important opportunity to share what makes our state so special by showcasing New Hampshire small businesses which are so vital to our local economy and way of life,” said Congressman Pappas. “I’m looking forward to joining our federal delegation at this popular event that brings New Hampshire small businesses, their unique products and services, and our state’s culture to our nation’s capital.”

Some participating businesses this year will include: Lickee’s & Chewy’s Candies & Creamery, Lakes Region Community College, Granite State Candy Shoppe, New Hampshire Maple Producers Association, Echo Farm Puddings, Port City Pretzels, High Liner Foods, Jack's Crackers, Walpole Creamery, the New Hampshire Food Bank, Brew NH, Great North Aleworks, LaBelle Winery, Throwback Brewery, Stoneface Brewing Co., Smoky Quartz Distillery, Rockingham Brewing Company, New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm’s, New Hampshire Travel and Tourism, White Mountain Attractions Association and more.