Annual Kismet Jubilee Scheduled for May 17


An evening of food, fun and entertainment to benefit Kismet Rock FoundationThe Fourth Annual Kismet Jubilee is coming to Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway on May 17. Sponsored this year by RE/MAX Presidential-Drummond & Drummond and Badger Realty, the Jubilee is a celebration of community, climbing and Kismet."This year's Jubilee promises to be the best ever," says Sarah Garlick, Kismet Board member. "We have a spacious venue at Cranmore Mountain Resort, excellent food from White Mountain Cider Company and some very exciting auction items to offer." Auction items include a scenic plane flight, a SOLO Wilderness First Responder course, local art, hand made furniture, outdoor gear and clothing and much more.


The Kismet Rock Stars will also offer live music throughout the evening. Band members include Mary Bastoni, Molly Campbell, Chelsea Laguerre (Kismet Student), Zebulon Jakub, Mike Jewell, Alain Comeau, Tony Iorfino and Mitch Scher."All of us involved in the planning are delighted to be hosting such a fun and meaningful event for our friends and community," says Garlick. "Plus, it’s the one night of the year all of the climbers in town get dressed up!" Tickets are $60. RSVP required for this event, due by May 9. Visit for more information or contact Janet Bergman, Development Coordinator; 603.986.9457.


Based in North Conway, NH, Kismet Rock Foundation enhances the physical, intellectual and emotional development of well-functioning but economically disadvantaged children by providing access to the immense value of a comprehensive education in technical rock climbing. Kismet currently offers programs to students from Boston, MA, Manchester, NH and Bartlett, NH.Event Committee: Ruthann Brown, Sarah Garlick*, Brian Irwin*, Carolyn Irwin, Sasha Johnson, Kristin Karl, Brian Post, Claudine Safar*, Anne Skidmore, Katie Smith, Rob Vandegrift *Board of Directors