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R.P. Johnson & Son has called for community support and New Hampshire has answered

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Andover, NH (PRWEB) June 24, 2011

Seeing the rush of volunteers, sponsors and donated materials show up, at 8am on Saturday June 25th at R.P. Johnson and Son in Andover, NH for the We Build it Forward Outreach event will be a powerful testament to the unity and giving nature of this NH community, but no more than the outpouring of support they have already seen from area businesses and citizens in the form of thousands in event sponsorships and material donations and dozens and dozens of volunteers. Notable team leaders include special support from Bonin Architects of New London. Sponsors who went well over the call of duty include: Marvin Windows and Doors, A.W. Hastings, Co, Inc., Old Hampshire Designs and The Lions Club of Sunapee.

More than 2 months ago, R.P. Johnson & Son, Inc. announced their aggressive campaign to give back to the community regularly by uniting caring citizens and businesses to serve neighbors in need. In celebration of the company's 110-year anniversary this one full day kickoff event and outreach program has been dubbed “We Build it Forward” by R.P. Johnson’s outreach event partner and Manchester, NH marketing and consulting firm Innerspire.

Nate Lindquist, the CEO of Innerspire had this to say about the project, “We’re on a mission to change the core definition of marketing and running a business from “what can I get” to “how may I serve”. When we brought our ideas for We Build it Forward to company president Steve Johnson and his team at R.P. Johnson, we knew that their years of giving and serving aligned perfectly with our innovative approach to connecting with their community. We couldn’t have been more thrilled with their enthusiasm and support for this new idea. The support from everyone is humbling and breathtaking.” As both the marketing and creative support for the event and as an event sponsor, Innerspire’s team and their CEO, Nate Lindquist, have worked closely with volunteers, sponsors, team leaders and the tireless and hard working R.P. Johnson & Son team, to bring this campaign together successfully.

Since the outset of the campaign, about 75 volunteers from as far as Nashua, NH have signed on to join together as skilled and unskilled volunteers. They’ll head out on the town from R.P. Johnson’s Andover headquarters at 8am Saturday, June 25th and tackle nearly a dozen charitable projects for people and organizations in town who really need the help. While sharing his unique GIFTS™ Formula approach to marketing and culture shifting system, Lindquist noted, “What a sight it will be as everyone shows up to help their neighbors. This is the manifestation of my vision for the GIFTS Formula. You take a great company, with wonderful people and show them a new way to serve others, while still growing their business. It’s really coming together.”

The amazing list of projects confirmed so far include: replacing the roof on a mobile home in Sunapee, NH, building a handicap ramp, installing 2 storm doors and doing a yard cleanup in Sutton Mills, cleaning up Wadleigh State Park in North Sutton, building a bulletin board at a transfer station in Andover, NH, remodeling a bathroom, painting and repairing a picket fence at East Andover Preschool, replacing a bulkhead basement door in Andover, building a 60 foot Allan Block retaining wall, framing up walls and ceiling joists, installing windows and doors, and removing a 70 foot walnut tree in Franklin, NH and painting the trim and doing yard work for a home in Andover, NH.

For a complete list of campaign affiliates and sponsors, just visit

Additionally, R.P. Johnson & Son and the We Build it Forward team have announced a double pig roast and live music celebration and fundraiser on the evening of June 25th, where 100% of the proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity. Tickets are available now by calling Sue Johnson at R.P. Johnson & Sons.

If you have a business and are still interested in joining the We Build it Forward™ mission, we’ve been told that it’s not to late to sign on. This is simply the kickoff of many other smaller giving events to be staged throughout the year. Also, R.P. Johnson & Son is expecting to make the We Build it Forward™ Day of Giving challenge their larger, annual event to serve the community.

R.P. Johnson & Son We Build It Forward Community-Building Event
In honor of the R.P. Johnson & Son 110-year anniversary, the company is sponsoring a community-wide event of public building, repairing and community service related projects in the towns surrounding their Andover and Sunapee, New Hampshire, locations. Community members can sign up for the event at

On June 25, 2011, teams of people will convene at R.P. Johnson & Son’s Andover location to kick off the event, and then disperse into the community to take on projects that may take the shape of fundraisers and yard cleanups, fixing park shelters or painting an entire house. The total list of ideas will be posted on the website as it continues to grow. In addition, throughout the year, there will be hardware vendor demonstrations, in-store specials including a hang-tag charity donation program, refreshments and prizes. The company also is planning several do-it-yourself Handy-at-Home™ workshops; everyone is invited to stop by and learn from the workshops. R.P. Johnson & Son will also offer a new series of video workshops to help do-it-yourselfers complete successful home projects. After the event, photographs will be posted on the company website.

For more information about R.P. Johnson & Son or the Saturday June 25th event, call Sue Johnson at 603-735-2116 or Nate Lindquist of Innerspire at 603-232-7386. To sign up for We Build It Forward projects, visit

About R.P. Johnson & Son
For four generations, R.P. Johnson & Son, a New Hampshire building supply company, has provided the highest-quality building products and millwork, up-to-date facilities, latest hardware and lumber industry technology, exceptional customer service, and genuine caring about the community. At R.P. Johnson & Son, customers enjoy unique building supply services that go beyond the norm, such as a drive-thru lumber yard, 5,000 sq. ft. Millwork Showcase, Handy-at-Home™ do-it-yourself workshops, custom orders, and quality vendors, including Marvin and Benjamin Moore. RP Johnson & Son provides lumber and hardware service you can build on. Visit them at

About Innerspire, LLC
For nearly 2 decades, Nate Lindquist, the CEO of Innerspire has led his marketing and consulting firm to identify the paradigm from which most marketers and businesses operate and to think and act from other perspectives. By combining a lifetime of study in behavioral and human decision making psychology and marketing principles, he has invented the patented GIFTS Formula™ marketing approach that shifts any marketing program to one of intentional inspiration and giving – with a focus on many innovative strategies – powered by a clear understanding of people. Having served hundreds of businesses around the New England area and even more recently around the USA, Innerspire provides marketing strategy, website and interactive development, print and collateral design, social media and online exposure strategy and advertising. Nate is also an author, speaker and thought leader in the realm of business growth and optimization and innovation. The client list includes many well know businesses: Cabot Cheese, Pro Star Aviation, Bellman Jewelers, A-Market, Trimmers Holiday Décor, Ty-Flot, Inc., Integrity Health Coaching for Women, Gray Mist Studio, Kriss Cosmetics and Haunted Acres – just to name a few. You can visit Innerspire to learn more at


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