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BFF helps prepare young women for success in workplace

May 29th, 2015

BFF members of Corridor Nine along with students and educators from Assabet Valley Technical High School
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Region – The Business Forward Females (BFF) group of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce was created as a forum to educate, inspire, and empower women from all levels of professional backgrounds. Monthly luncheons are held to bring professional women together for networking and business education with prominent women speakers sharing their knowledge and experiences.

Home Instead celebrates Mother’s Day with flower pots for residents

May 28th, 2015

Clinical Supervisor Maria from the Willows of Worcester Health Center

Region – Home Instead Senior Care supplied Mother’s Day flowers and plants to the female residents of The Health Center at The Willows of Worcester and Mary Ann Morse Health Center in Natick. Every year, Home Instead honors a community they work with in both the Worcester County and the Metrowest areas by supplying beautifully wrapped flowering plants as a way of giving back to the communities they serve.

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

May 28th, 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

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.

New board chair named for Avidia Bank

May 27th, 2015

(left to right) Fred Williams, former chair of the Avidia Board of Directors; Mark O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; and new chair Jim Tashjian.

Region – During Avidia Bank’s recent Annual Meeting, Fred Williams was recognized for his service as retiring and outgoing chair of the Board of Directors. Successor Jim Tashjian was voted in as the new chair. Tashjian has been a board member and corporator of Avidia Bank for 45 years. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion [...]

Enter Stage Left Theater to present Tony-Award winner ‘1776’

May 22nd, 2015

Hopkinton – Enter Stage Left Theater (ESL) will be presenting “1776,” the Tony Award winning Broadway musical that follows our nation’s forefathers as they struggle to craft the Declaration of Independence. The production is directed by Paul Champlin from the book by Peter Stone, with music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards. Performances are Friday and [...]

Westborough Historical Society announces upcoming events

May 22nd, 2015

Westborough – Did you know? The first state reform school for boys in the country was established in Westborough in 1849. Westborough was founded when it split off from the bordering town of Marlborough. Attend the Westborough Historical Society’s Open House and learn what the town will be celebrating in 2017. The event will take [...]

Clinton Savings Bank hires three new assistant branch managers

May 21st, 2015

Region – Clinton Savings Bank (CSB) announced the addition of three new assistant branch managers to its team. “We are excited to welcome these individuals to the CSB family,” said Cindy L. Konrad, chief retail officer at Clinton Savings Bank. “With their considerable experience and involvement in our local community, we are confident that they [...]

Memorial Day to be commemorated in region Monday, May 25

May 20th, 2015

Region – Here is a preview of Memorial Day events that will be held in local towns:

Grafton – Ceremonies will be held at the town’s ceremonies starting at 8 a.m. A parade starts in Grafton center, starting at Norcross Park to a stop at the Common, and then to the J.F. Kennedy School via Worcester St. and Providence Road for closing ceremonies. There will be a flag raising ta the J.F. Kennedy School at 12 p.m.

Update on Route 20 resurfacing project in Northborough

May 18th, 2015

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Northborough – The town of Northborough has issued a press release about the progress of the ongoing Route 20 resurfacing project and related work: The Mass DOT project along route 20 in Northborough consists of micro-milling to a depth of two inches and resurfacing Route 20 from Tomblin Hill Road to the Marlborough town  line, [...]

Webster Five donates $5,000 to the CASA Project, Inc.

May 17th, 2015

(l to r) Sam Bitar, executive director of the Webster Five Foundation and business analyst; Jim Steele, case supervisor, CASA; Kris Wilhelmy, case assistant, CASA; Nicole Grimes, case supervisor, CASA; Deana Nelson, case supervisor, CASA; Sue Ellen Scrogin, executive director, CASA; Richard Leahy, CEO/president, Webster Five; and Anne Early, case supervisor, CASA. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Webster Five Foundation announced that, as part of its Web of Caring to Make a Difference program, it will donate $5,000 to the CASA Project, Inc. The donation will support recruiting, training and supervising court-appointed volunteer guardians for children in need throughout Worcester County. “We value the support that CASA is lending [...]

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