As part of its 5-year strategic plan, the American Independence Museum (AIM) in Exeter is becoming more involved in the region’s business community, which recently resulted in a new partnership with RiverWoods.

A nationally-accredited, charitable non-profit organization that owns and operates three self-contained, life care communities, RiverWoods has invested $1,000 to support AIM programming and artifact preservation activities in 2016. Justine Vogel, president and CEO of RiverWoods, described the partnership as “a good fit on many different levels.”

“In addition to our joint interest in strengthening and celebrating the Exeter community, both organizations have a prolific history, and we both celebrate and promote ‘Independence’ in stunning and profound ways,” she said.

Rob Levey, operations manager at AIM, said he looks forward to cultivating the relationship in the coming months.

“This is a situation where we both benefit tremendously,” he noted. “We are able to reinvest their financial contribution into areas critical to our mission, while many of their residents will be able to visit the Museum at no charge this year. RiverWoods enhances our infrastructure and we help to enhance the lives of their residents—it is the proverbial win-win.”

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