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The Granite State Pioneer Club is a philanthropic organization that was founded by the employees of Granite State Communications in 1992 to serve the communities of southern New Hampshire. The Club is an active chapter of the Independent Telephone Pioneer Association, a national, non-profit widely known for its charity work and philanthropic support of a variety of associations. Over 40 Granite State Communications employees are members of the Granite State Pioneer Club. They organize various volunteer and fundraising events throughout the year and make contributions to numerous local charitable causes.

The fundraising events held by the Pioneers have enabled the Club to make donations and sponsor such organizations as:


  • Alzheimer’s Association of New Hampshire
  • American Cancer Society, Hillsboro County Division
  • Boy Scouts
  • Camp Wediko
  • Chester Park
  • Fire Departments throughout our Service Areas
  • Food Pantries throughout our Service Areas
  • Hillsboro House Nursing Home
  • Libraries throughout our Service Areas
  • New Horizons Shelter
  • The Ronald McDonald House
  • Special Olympics
  • Sponsor-A-Highway Program
  • The Telephone Association of New England Scholarship Fund
  • Weare Angel Tree
  • Weare Holiday Hopes
  • Weare Playground Project
  • Weare Senior Center
  • The Town of Weare ‘Welcome’ Signs