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The Latest from Kismet

Patrick Gavin Middle School, our newest sending school

February 25, 2008

Press Release (PDF Doc.)

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Badger Realty to Sponsor Jubilee ’08

February 22, 2008

Badger Realty of North Conway is our newest Sustaining Sponsor for the upcoming Jubilee event! Special thanks to Brenda Leavitt and Meg Simone of Badger for making this new connection. When: May 17 Where: Cranmore Mountain Resort Invitations are mailed in April. Join the mailing list to receive yours! Sponsorships…

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Kismet makes news in the Manchester Union Leader!

February 8, 2008

Check out the article by Jim Fennell, Calling kids to Kismet Rock, in the Union Leader.

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Update on Breaking Records; Helping Kids

February 1, 2008

Mats Roing recently sent an update email to Kismet founder and executive director Mike Jewell. It was about his attempt to break the winter speed record to climb all 48 New Hampshire 4000 foot peaks. Mats made an impressive effort, but had to abort after 41 peaks due to health…

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Happy Holidays!

December 22, 2007

Does your oven need a break on December 26? Join us the night after Christmas at Flatbread Company in North Conway, when a portion of every large pizza sold will be donated to Kismet’s 2008 program season. Special thanks to Flatbread Company for offering weekly Tuesday night benefits, which have…

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Breaking Records; Helping Kids

December 17, 2007

Mats Roing of Boston found a creative way to benefit Kismet this season. He is attempting to break the winter record for summiting all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000 foot mountains and invites sponsorships of the individual peaks he’ll attempt, with donations going to Kismet programs. A winter record attempt…

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Save the Date: Jubilee 2008

December 4, 2007

Save the date: Jubilee 2008 is scheduled for May 17 at Cranmore Resort! Read about the 2007 Jubilee

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PRESS RELEASE: First Annual “The Art of Climbing” A Success

November 19, 2007

Photo by Brian Post CONWAY VILLAGE: November 18, 2007: It was a first in more ways than one: who knew that art and climbing could make such a successful combination? On November 9th over one hundred guests attended Kismet Rock Foundation’s first ever The Art of Climbing event at Salyards…

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Conway Sun Article re: ‘The Art of Climbing’ Event

November 6, 2007

The Art of Climbing event with slide show by Mark Synnott is coming up this Friday. Read the article about the artists and participants.

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November 9 Benefit Art Show: “The Art of Climbing”

October 11, 2007

(Post card art by Renan Ozturk; Design by Anne Skidmore. Join the Kismet mailing list to receive your post card invite.) The Art of Climbing: Art Show with Slide Show by Mark Synnott is coming to the Salyards Center for the Arts on November 9. Proceeds from the event, featuring…

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Summer 2007 photo update from weeks 3 and 4!

August 21, 2007

Check out the photo gallery for updates from weeks 3 and 4. Week 3 features Mark, Morena, Alexis, Finn, and Bryan. Week 4 stars Tiana, Brandon, Shymaria, Alexis, Marissa, and Ciara. Photos by Rob Vandegrift.

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Kismet week 2 photos, July 29-August 4th

August 10, 2007

Tanisha, Rayneka and Jen “Rock climbing is like chasing your dreams, because you know you want to get to the top, and at the top is conquering something new that was your dream” -Jen Mike and Rayneka “The most fun moment was when me and Mike was sitting on the…

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