Posted on August 2nd, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
A Family Legacy
At least twice a year, you will see Mary Durgin at Speare Memorial Hospital. It’s not to see a physician or to have any kind of medical procedure. It’s to hand-deliver a donation from the trust set up years ago by her brother, George V. Durgin.
“George and I grew up in Campton, and at that time, the hospital was located directly across from our family farm on the Campton-Plymouth town line. We both became aware of how important it was to have a hospital in our community, and that is why George included Speare as a beneficiary of his charitable trust,” says Mary.
Beginning in 2003, donations from George’s trust have helped support the Hospital’s construction projects, the purchase of new equipment and the general day-to-day operations of our community Hospital. And, because of George’s thoughtful planning for the future, his generosity will impact generations to come.
George V. Durgin was born on the family farm in Campton, New Hampshire on April 5, 1918. He graduated from Plymouth High School and started working in the family business until he left home at the age of 24 to enlist in the United States Army Air Force. George saw the world in his twenty-plus years in the Air Force.
When George retired from the military at the age of 51, he went on to hold positions as a bank teller at Plymouth Guaranty, Selectman of the Town of Campton, part-time Deputy Sheriff of Grafton County, Treasurer of the Grange Fair, and traveling the United States working for the U.S. Census Bureau.
Plymouth Pediatric Celebration for Wilma Hyde, APRN
Posted on September 26th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
On September 20, 2019, physicians, clinicians, and staff from Speare Memorial Hospital, community members as well as present and former colleagues and patients came together to celebrate the 23-years of service Wilma Hyde, APRN has dedicated to the children of our Central New Hampshire community. It is a time of growth and change for Plymouth Pediatric […]
Speare Hosting Free Senior Resource Fair
Posted on September 24th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
The Speare Senior Resource Fair targets the common needs and interest of our aging population as well as the resources available to them and their caregivers. At this event, on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Speare at Boulder Point in Plymouth, NH, we welcome, inform, and engage seniors, their family, friends, and caregivers about the […]