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The 14th Annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment Awards

The 14th Annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment Awards will be presented Nov. 17, 2016, at the Palace Theatre in Manchester.

Information about the program, the 2016 First Amendment recipient and tickets will be posted here. Stay tuned.

                                                              Looking Back


A big thank you to all who made our 13th Annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment Awards Event such a success. 

Special thanks to Chris Matthews of MSNBC's "Hardball" program, who donated his time as guest speaker.

And congratulations, again, to the 2015 award recipients:

First Amendment Recipient: Former Portsmouth Police Officer John Connors.

Quill & Ink Recipient: Laconia Circuit Court Judge James Carroll.

Thanks to our First Amendment Award sponsors and supporters:


Presenting Sponsor: People's United Bank

Liberty Reception Sponsor: EverSource Energy

Free Press Reception Sponsor: Amoskeag Beverages

Legacy Sponsor: Eastern Bank

First Amendment Award: AutoFair

Speaker Sponsor: U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Award Video Supporter: TD Charitable Foundation

Name Tag Sponsor: Holloway Automotive Group 

Ticket Sponsor: AT&T

Hospitality Sponsor: The Common Man Family of Restaurants

Quill & Ink Sponsor:
Catholic Medical Center
Fallon Health
Kinder Morgan
Charles Schwab
Joseph and Signe McQuaid

First in the Nation Sponsor:
Jeb! 2016
Kasich for America
Live Free or Die Alliance
Marco Rubio for President
Donald J. Trump for President

Followers of the School:
BAE Systems
Lincoln Financial
McLane Middleton

Patriot Sponsor:

Cafe Services

Citizens Bank

Elliot Health System

Fidelity Investments

Daniel and Carol Hughes  

IPG Benefits

Kelly PAC

 Sean and Kirsten Mahoney

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University
St. Mary's Bank

Friends of the School:
Anagnost Investments
Cross Insurance
Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C.
Howe, Riley + Howe
Hon. Stephen Merrill
Mosse & Mosse Associates
New Hampshire College and University Council
Single Digits
Union Leader Corp.

Union Leader - Award Event Article

The Concord Monitor - Award Recipients

Laconia Daily Sun - Judge James Carroll honored

Seacoastonline - John Connors honored



Speaker: Donald Trump.

First Amendment Recipient: Journalist James Foley, who gave his life in the Middle East, telling the stories of ordinary people caught up in horrible violence.

See our 2014 First Amendment Award Pictures

Union Leader Award Event James Foley Story

Union Leader Award Event Featured Speaker Donald Trump Story

Concord Monitor Award Event Story

WMUR          NECN              NH1


Speaker: George Stephanopoulos of ABC News

First Amendment Recipient: The Telegraph

Our 2013 First Amendment Award Pictures

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