The Latest from Kismet

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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

Learning the Ropes

August 2, 2007

First week, first day of 2007 programs. Students learning knots, hitches and belaying as they are introduced to climbing at Whitehorse Ledge, New Hampshire. Rayshawn & Cheryl Kelsey & others watch as Mike teaches knots & hitches. Rayshawn ties in. All photos by Rob Vandegrift. View week 2 photos. View…

View the Summer ’07 Newsletter

July 30, 2007

Kismet Rock Foundation Summer 2007 Newsletter

PRESS RELEASE: Special Edition TShirt Created to Benefit Kismet

July 18, 2007

Outdoor Equipment Manufacturers and Retailers Team Up to Create Limited Edition T-Shirts 100% of proceeds will benefit Kismet Rock Foundation, a rock climbing educational program for New England youth. North Conway, NH, July 2007: Polartec LLC, of Lawrence, MA and Ragged Mountain Equipment, of Intervale, NH teamed up recently to…

Jubilee a success!!

June 4, 2007

The Eagle Mountain Carriage House was packed last Saturday with Kismet supporters who shared in great food, spirited company, and an entertaining mix of music by the Kismet Rock Stars. Several Kismet students and Vicki Varrichione, a Bartlett/Jackson guidance counselor and family support liaison, gave moving testimonials of their experiences…

Kismet Event Season in Full Swing (press release)

May 14, 2007

Press Release – Kismet Spring Events

Flatbread Event a success!

May 11, 2007

Thank you to all who attended the Flatbread event to support Kismet on May 8! More than $1,000 was donated for Kismet programs this summer. Contact Janet for a complete report on the event. Many thanks to the wonderful host, Flatbread Company of North Conway. Thanks also to the generous…

Flatbread Event May 8

March 28, 2007

Flatbread Company (the best pizza in North Conway!) will be donating a portion of proceeds from EVERY PIZZA sold on May 8. So come in, eat your pizza, and help Kismet students too! Flatbread Company is attached to the Eastern Slope Inn in North Conway village. The event committee has…