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Webster Five donates $1,500 to the Community Harvest Project

May 17th, 2015

(l to r) Sam Bitar, executive director of the Webster Five Foundation and business analyst, Webster Five; Jodi Koeman, executive director, Community Harvest Project; and Richard Leahy, CEO/president, Webster Five. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Webster Five Foundation announced that, as part of its Web of Caring to Make a Difference program, it will donate $1,500 to the Community Harvest Project. The donation will support the growth and donation of an estimated 260,000 pounds of food to those in need. “Webster Five is glad to have an [...]

Coan Heating & Air Conditioning: Delivering high quality products and service

May 12th, 2015

Natick – “We seek out the highest-quality fuels and equipment and adhere to industry best practices in all we do,” said Art Chaves, treasurer. “Quality products deliver the best results, which is what we want for every customer.”

Avidia donates $10,000 to Shrewsbury Public Library

May 7th, 2015

(l to r) Gargi Dutta Roy, Shrewsbury assistant branch manager of Avidia Bank; Ellen Dolan, executive director of the Shrewsbury Public Library; and Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Shrewsbury Public Library. This donation will help with the construction of the new library, which is on target to open in late spring or early summer of 2016. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, [...]

United Bank Foundation Massachusetts awards American Antiquarian Society

May 6th, 2015

( l to r): Jane Loranger, vice president, commercial banking officer, United Bank; Tom McGregor, senior vice president, regional commercial banking executive, United Bank; Ellen Dunlap, president, American Antiquarian Society; and James Moran, director of outreach, American Antiquarian Society

Worcester – The United Bank Foundation Massachusetts announced it has awarded $10,000 to the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) in Worcester to support its work to bring the “Isaiah Thomas, Patriot Printer” original performance and educational program to all fifth grade students in the Worcester Public School System.

Local Mass Academy students head to national science symposium

May 3rd, 2015

Region – Two juniors at the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will present their research and compete against 230 students nationwide at a science and humanities symposium in Maryland after winning top honors on the regional level. Karthik Karnik, of Westborough, and Amol Punjabi, of Northborough, will participate in [...]

SpencerBANK raises money for the Jimmy Fund

May 1st, 2015

(l to r) Cheryl Orne, Lucille Newton, Alison Welman, Nancy Wilbur, Kyle Bourque, Wendy Coran, Lynne Esposito, Deborah Decoste and Susan LaCroix. (Photo/submitted)

Region – SpencerBANK employees recently participated in Rally for the Jimmy Fund in conjunction with Red Sox Opening Day April 13. Employees were given the opportunity to wear Red Sox apparel in exchange for a $5 donation to the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This year, SpencerBANK employees generously donated $315 in an effort [...]

Avidia donates to the Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA

April 29th, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO, Avidia Bank; Jimmie Ames, assistant vice president and market manager, Avidia Bank; Kim Perkins, Westborough Branch manager, Avidia Bank; Mary Taber, executive director, Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA, Inc.; Millard Berryman, board member, Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA, Inc.; Suzanne Laperle, Westborough Branch manager, Avidia Bank; and Cam Sowa, board vice president, the Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA, Inc.


Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to the Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA, Inc., based in Westborough. This donation will help subsidize counseling costs for those in financial need either because they have no insurance or are unable to cover the cost of the co-pay.

ATC Services Junk Removal & Disposal: Company will take just about anything away in 24 hours

April 29th, 2015

Where do you call home?

“I’m from the Grafton/Upton area. I have three kids, two girls and a boy,” Gary Pizzillo, the owner of ATC Services Junk Removal & Disposal, said.

Reliant Medical Group appoints new board chair, welcomes new board members

April 28th, 2015

Worcester – With the merger between Reliant Medical Group and Southboro Medical Group having taken effect on January 1, a number of changes have come to Reliant’s Board of Trustees. Seema Naravane, M.D., has been appointed board chair, making her the first woman to hold this position in the organization’s history. Dr. Naravane, who has served on Reliant’s board in multiple capacities since 2011, replaces Leon Josephs, M.D., who is currently focusing his efforts on serving as Reliant’s acting CEO.

Avidia Bank donates to the Mark Fidrych Foundation

April 25th, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Ann Fidrych with the Mark Fidrych Foundation; Jennifer Cardoso, Northborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; and Mark Braverman with the Mark Fidrych Foundation. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Avidia Bank recently donated $1,000 to the Mark Fidrych Foundation to further their mission of enhancing the lives of children and adults with disabilities or special need through sports and sports education. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough [...]

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