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Melcher & Prescott Insurance to Support Mount Washington Observatory

Headquartered in Laconia, Melcher & Prescott Insurance is providing financial support in 2024 and 2025 to help advance the mission of Mount Washington Observatory (MWOBS).

Bill Bald, President of Melcher & Prescott Insurance, said they are “thrilled” with the opportunity to sponsor MWOBS as “Official Insurance Broker” in 2024 and 2025. “The Observatory’s commitment to scientific research, education, and community outreach closely aligns with our corporate values,” he said.

These values include a concern about extreme weather and climate change. “Being a sponsor of the Mount Washington Observatory provides us a unique opportunity to further our visibility in the northeast while advancing environmental stewardship crucial to a sustainable future,” added Bald.

According to Dr. Drew Bush, MWOBS Executive Director, their long history of cutting-edge research and education makes it ideally suited to better understand and educate the public about climate change and weather extremes. “We are incredibly fortunate to have Melcher & Prescott support us in this work,” he said. “Their commitment to protecting individuals and communities from catastrophic loss while advancing environmental stewardship makes them the ideal partner for this work.”

Mount Washington Observatory (MWOBS) is a private, nonprofit, member-supported institution with a mission to advance understanding of the natural systems that create Earth’s weather and climate. Click to support MWOBS.

About Melcher & Prescott Insurance

Established in 1862 and headquartered in Laconia, NH, Melcher & Prescott Insurance is a full-service, independent insurance agency and brokerage company that specializes in business insurance, employee benefits, personal insurance, and risk management services. To learn more, visit

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