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News from Maine ROCs

It was great to hear from Faye Morton at Brunswick Bay in Maine this week. Faye wrote to tell everyone in the network about the statewide gathering all five Maine ROCs had — a gathering that was light … More »

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Montana, New Hampshire ROCs each land $2,000 community grant

CONCORD, N.H. — When homeowners in manufactured home communities collectively purchase the land beneath their homes, they take control of their neighborhoods. They know best what their communities need to thrive, and two such resident-owned communities (ROCs) have … More »

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I’ll take mainstream recognition for $1,000 Alex

Manufactured home communities briefly took center stage as the question/answer on “Jeopardy!” last week. The category was A Place to Stay and Alex Trebek wanted contestants to spell out the acronym “MHP.” Glad to see more widespread recognition … More »

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Putting the new discount to work

Great news from ROC Association Director Natividad Seefeld. Natividad must have been in the market for ink for Park Plaza Cooperative’s (Fridley, Minn.) printer. She printed out the new discount coupon from ROC Mall and saved almost 20 … More »

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NCF wins solar energy grant

Kevin Walker of Northcountry Cooperative Foundation reports that the organization has landed a grant to support its work introducing and expanding community solar to Minnesota resident-owned communities. Walker said the grant will fund: Further development of a best-practices request for … More »

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AARP Foundation President Visits a NH ROC

AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson visited Medvil Cooperative in Goffstown, N.H., last Friday. She met for an hour with three Medvil Directors, Kim Capen, president; Barbara Giordani, vice president; and Susan Soule, secretary, in one of the … More »

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But wait, there’s more!

The latest winner of the ROC Prize is in. Head over there now to see who won $200 in office supplies to help crank out more newsletters. But wait, there more! Everyone can win with a new discount … More »