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Join Us For the Champion Children’s Luncheon & 25th Anniversary Celebration!

The Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions is pleased to announce the annual Champion Children/Outstanding Adolescents’ Luncheon. Each year school nurses and others nominate children with serious health conditions who demonstrate courage and resiliency. The week is an annual celebration of amazing young people who overcome serious, prolonged health issues, and the event will also …

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Film-maker Dan Habib to be honorary chair of annual Champion Children luncheon

CONCORD – Dan Habib, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, will serve as the honorary chair of the Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions’ annual Champion Children/Outstanding Adolescents’ luncheon. Each year school nurses and others nominate children with serious health conditions who demonstrate courage and resiliency. Habib created “Including Samuel,” “Who Cares About Kelsey?” and many other short films …

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2018 Meeting Summary

The New Hampshire Council For Youths With Chronic Conditions 2018 meeting summary is here. Please click here to read.

2017 Annual Report

The New Hampshire Council For Youths With Chronic Conditions 2015 annual report is here. Please click here to read.

Nominations Sought for Champion Children Awards

The state Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions is seeking nominations for the annual “Champion Children and Outstanding Adolescents” awards.  The annual awards honor several children and teen-agers that despite having a chronic health condition live courageous, meaningful lives and demonstrate concern for others living with serious health issues. The recipients will be honored at a reception …

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Merrimack Mom, Prader-Willi syndrome advocate honored with CYCC Spirit Award

The Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions presented its annual Spirit Award to Maureen Tracy, of Merrimack, who leads the New Hampshire Chapter of the Prader-Willi syndrome is a complex genetic condition that causes a constant sense of hunger and can lead to a number of physical, mental and behavioral problems. Each year the CYCC awards …

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Long time school nurse, legislator Barbara French named honorary chair of annual childhood chronic conditions awareness week

CONCORD – Barbara Conner French, a veteran school nurse and long-time State lawmaker, will serve as the honorary chair of the annual Childhood Chorionic Health Conditions Awareness week. French, of Henniker, served 12 years in the House of Representatives where she was an advocate for children and family.   She starter her nursing career in 1950 …

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2016 Annual Report

The New Hampshire Council For Youths With Chronic Conditions 2015 annual report is here. Please click here to read.

2015 Annual Report

The New Hampshire Council For Youths With Chronic Conditions 2015 annual report is here. Please click here to read.

Olympian Kris Freeman to lead Childhood Chronic Health Conditions Awareness Week

  CONCORD – A world champion Olympic cross-country skier who needs insulin injections five times a day to treat Diabetes, will serve as the honorary chairman of the annual Childhood Chronic Health Conditions Awareness week.Kris Freeman, of Thornton, who has been a competitor on the world stage for more than a decade, holds the world championship in the 30km and …

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