Charities

AbilityPLUS

AbilityPLUS™ has been enriching lives for more than 15 years. We are an independent non-profit charitable organization offering adaptive sports programs for people with any type of physical, developmental or intellectual disability.

Friends of Tuckerman Ravine

Our mission is to preserve and protect the unique alpine and sub-alpine eastern slopes of Mount Washington, NH with special focus on Tuckerman Ravine, Huntington Ravine and the Gulf of Slides areas.

CORSE Foundation

Providing the highest quality educational, social and recreational community experiences so children with special needs, ages 3-22, can reach their full potential.

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Calling All Tuckerman Ravine Lovers

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It is by far the sweetest deck in the country but it’s on its last legs. This spring, through your contributions, we were able to purchase, and transport up to Hermit Lake, the material necessary to replace the deck. Now it’s time to put in the work and finish the project. We are recruiting professional

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This Looks Like a Great Trip!

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If you have ever wanted to ski in the French Alps, you should check out this trip, sponsored by the folks from Friends of Tuckerman Ravine. Friends of Tuckerman Ravine Ski Trip Chamonix, France March 15-22, 2015 Nestled in a deep alpine valley in the shadows of Europe’s highest peak, the Mont Blanc, Chamonix is

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Continuum Launches File Sync and Share

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 10, 2014 – /BackupReview.info/ – Continuum®, the industry’s only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, is helping its Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners to assist their SMB clients with gaining control and increasing security of their IT environment as well as developing polices around data access with the launch of Sync247™,

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Thank You for Another Fabulous CORSE Foundation Gala!

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Once again, our community came out to support the Scituate CORSE Foundation (Community of Resources for Special Education) at our 9th annual Gala on October 25th.  We were once again overwhelmed by our heart-warming and generous guests, the unbelievable auction items and many touching moments.  We hope everyone had a wonderful evening!   CORSE would like to

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Tuckerman Ravine Cleanup

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Pinkham Notch – The Friends of Tuckerman Ravine are sponsoring a summer cleanup day of Tuckerman Ravine on Saturday, August 23.  If you are interested in helping the Friends of Tuckerman Ravine to pursue their mission to “seek to preserve & protect the unique alpine & sub-alpine east slopes of Mount Washington NH for the

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Off to Pine Tree Camp

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Once again, our daughter, Karly, is off to Pine Tree Camp again!  Last year was the first time that she went to an overnight camp.  Thanks to the wonderful Pine Tree Society and their terrific camp, this is something that Karly really enjoyed and also provided a much needed respite for her mother and me. 

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Could Be a Nice Feather in the Cap

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Continuum Cloud Console (C3) Earns Company Finalist in 2014 MassTLC Technology Leadership Awards  BOSTON – July 17, 2014 – Continuum®, the industry’s only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, has been named a finalist in the Innovative Technology of the Year – Cloud category for the 2014 Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC)

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Great Weather Shines on Tuckerman Inferno

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Taken from the Conway Daily Sun By Tom Eastman PINKHAM NOTCH — An ER doctor and a high school teacher were the top solo TuckerMan and TuckerWoman winners in this year’s 14th annual Friends of Tuckerman Ravine Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon, the five-part race held Saturday in exceptionally fine weather in Mount Washington Valley. The five-part,

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2014 Wildcat Wildfire Adaptive Division

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The Wildcat Wildfire is recreational pentathlon run in conjunction with the Tuckerman Inferno adventure race.  The Tuckerman Inferno started in 2000 as the annual major fundraiser for Friends of Tuckerman Ravine. The races pay homage to the original American Inferno ski races of the 1930’s.  While the original American Infernos were top to bottom ski

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AbilityPLUS Ski-A-Thon at Wildcat Mountain

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About 9 years ago, our daughter, Karly, started skiing with AbilityPLUS  in a bi-ski when she was unable to walk. Along the way,  she progressed to stand up skiing with tethers and, as of last week, she started skiing on her own! Now that we are almost into February, AbilityPLUS is full speed ahead planning

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New Documentary About Tuckerman Ravine Is Being Filmed This Spring!

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Excited about the upcoming documentary film, Ravine. Ravine is a documentary film about Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington; a place known equally for its beauty, adventure, and challenge. This film will capture the ravine’s history, majestic beauty and stories from the many different people who climb and ski every spring despite its inaccessibility, extreme weather

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Pleased to Join the Board of Friends of Tuckerman Ravine

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Jon Erickson is pleased to join the Board of Directors of Friends of Tuckerman Ravine. FOTR is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization incorporated to preserve and protect the unique alpine and sub-alpine eastern slopes of Mount Washington, NH and works in close partnership with the US Forest Service to sustain the traditional uses of this distinctive area.

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Stipple and Their Tagging Capability

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Just trying out the tagging capabilities of Stipple.      

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Friends of Tuckerman Ravine

The 2013 Tuckerman Wildfire Race!

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Big Yak Technologies is excited to be sponsoring a team in this years Tuckerman Wildfire Race which will be held on April 20, 2013 in Pinkham Notch. This Year’s Race Dates will be April 20th, 2013.  Partnering with Ability PLUS we will be offering an adaptive division in the Wildfire Race.  Teams entering the adaptive

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Big Yak Technologies LLC Enters Into the Rackspace Partner Program

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BOSTON – (9/19/12) – Big Yak Technologies today announced they have entered into a partnership in the Rackspace® Hosting Partner Network, (NYSE: RAX), the service leader in cloud computing.  This agreement is designed to add mutual value for their current clients and to increase targeted exposure and reputation for both companies. Rackspace provides our customers with

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Join Us for Golf to Benefit the Scituate C.O.R.S.E. Foundation

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Please join us for a round of golf benefiting the Scituate C.O.R.S.E. foundation.  The 6th Annual C.O.R.S.E. Foundation Golf Tournament and 19th Hole After-Party will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, June 22, 2012 at Widow’s Walk Golf Course. A 19th Hole After-party immediately following (6:00 p.m.) at Scituate Country Club featuring live music by

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AbilityPLUS Team To Participate In Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon

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PINKHAM NOTCH, NH— A five-member team of volunteers from AbilityPLUS Adaptive Sports will take on Mount Washington April 21 in the Friends of Tuckerman Ravine Inferno Pentathlon. Regarded as one of the region’s premier extreme spring events, the Inferno includes hiking, cycling, skiing, running and kayaking on and in the shadow of the East’s highest

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Business and Technology Incubation

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BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY INCUBATION Our clients come to us with a variety of needs.  These may be varied in scope and nature.  We offer the following services: Business Development, including financial modeling, and market assessment Technology Development, including product design and architecture, product and software development Capital Sourcing and Funding, including development of financial plans,

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Jon Erickson joins AbilityPLUS Adaptive Sports Board of Directors

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Jon Erickson, Innovator of Online Programs for People with Special Needs Joins AbilityPLUS Adaptive Sports Board of Directors MANCHESTER, NH-Jon Erickson, an entrepreneur and technology executive who pioneered online services for people with special needs, has joined AbilityPLUS as a member of the organization’s board of directors. His daughter, Karly, participates in the AbilityPLUS program

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Circumventive is a 2011 MassChallenge Finalist

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We are pleased that Circumventive is a finalist in the 2011 MassChallenge!!! Congratulations to Matt Kovar, CEO and Founder.

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Development Delay Nurses National Conference

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Parlerai will be exhibiting at this years Development Delay Nurses Association National Conference. The 2011 Conference will begin with the PreConference on May 14th, with the Conference held May 15th – 17th. The 2011 Conference will be held at the beautiful new Hartford Marriott in Hartford, CT. Conference Objective and Information Target audience: health care

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Parlerai honored for “Web Accessibility for People with Cognitive Disabilities”

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On January 26, 2011, Kristin visited the new Center for Accessible Technology at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, California. In 2010, Parlerai was accepted into the California Digital Inclusion Program (CDIP) a joint-initiative of CforAT and the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) to provide recognition and no-cost technical assistance to organizations interested in improving

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Interview with Patients Know Best

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  Jon Erickson is the co-founder of Parlerai, the world’s first augmentative collaboration service. He has a daughter with special needs and is a longtime Internet Technologist. His technical expertise, business experience and personal responsibility for his daughter led to the vision of Parlerai. Jon has a BS in Management Information Systems from Alderson-Broaddus College, in

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Parlerai Announces New iTunes App for iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad!

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Parlerai Inc. announces the availability of our iTunes app, Parlerai 2.0, for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad providing easy access to our What I Did and ChoiceMaker tools. June 11, 2010 02:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time BOSTON–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–The latest version of Parlerai’s iTunes app allows fast and easy access to our two most popular

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Melia Fuel

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Just a little information about the work for Melia Fuel.

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Having Fun

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this is a test

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Three Cornered Pond

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Jon Erickson

Jon is a managing partner and co-founder of Big Yak Technologies. Jon is also a co-founder and and advisory board member to OnCorps. Jon was a venture partner at Fidelity Ventures as well as the chief network architect for Fidelity Investments, where he was responsible for the strategy and technology of the Fidelity’s enterprise network.

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Kristin Erickson

Kristin is a managing partner and co-founder of Big Yak Technologies.Kristin is also the founder of Parlerai Inc.the world’s first Augmentative Collaboration service. Kristin’s experience raising a child with special needs created the vision for Parlerai – an Augmentative Collaboration service combining social networking, touch screen technology, augmentative communication, consumer driven services and cloud computing

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