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Avidia donates to the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development

April 11th, 2015

(l to r) Kristin Costello, Clinton Branch manager of Avidia Bank; Theresa Kane, chief operating officer of the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development; Ron Notaro, vice president and CRO of Avidia Bank; Carlos, a first time skier on Ski Day for the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development; and Michael Lundquist, CEO of the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,500 to the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development. This donation helped support the Ski Day at Wachusett Mountain for those with developmental disabilities. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and [...]

Golf Tournament to raise funds for marine sciences scholarship

April 6th, 2015

Region – The second annual Golf Tournament to support the Lizzi Marriott Intrepid Explorer Scholarship will be held Friday, June 26, at Juniper Hills Golf Course, 202 Brigham St., Northborough. The scholarship, established in Lizzi Marriot’s memory after her death in October 2012, is granted to students pursuing a degree in marine sciences. Last year, [...]

Local students awarded scholastic awards from Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce

April 3rd, 2015

Recipients of the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce 2015 Scholastic Awards

Region – At the March 24th membership breakfast sponsored by Clinton Savings Bank, the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce honored its 2015 Scholastic and “Champion of Education” award recipients with over 165 members and guests in attendance at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough. Corridor Nine awarded $11,500 total in scholastic awards to 12 graduating high [...]

Avidia Bank donates to Farley Elementary School

April 1st, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO, Avidia Bank; Lisette Zinner, Donalene Groom and Stacy McLeod, reading specialists at Farley Elementary School; Rachel Scanlon, Farley assistant principal; and Lisette Arbelli, Hudson South branch manager, Avidia Bank. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the C.A. Farley Elementary School in Hudson to help support the needs of struggling readers and help provide quality, research-based materials to use in the classroom. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, [...]

Senator Eldridge receives national housing award in Washington, D.C.

March 29th, 2015


Region – Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) received the first-ever “Making a Difference” award from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) at their annual conference in Washington, D.C., March 16. NAHRO selected Eldridge to receive the national award due to his leadership as the Senate chair of the Joint Committee on Housing to [...]

‘No Show Ball’ to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

March 29th, 2015

Region – The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest will hold its 2015 “No Show Ball” Thursday, April 30. To support the clubs, go online and register not to attend for $5 to receive a virtual ticket via email. All the proceeds will go toward the children in the Metrowest community and not toward the [...]

Egan named board chair for The Home for Little Wanderers

March 27th, 2015

Christopher F. Egan (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Home for Little Wanderers, the nation’s oldest and one of New England’s largest child and family service agencies, has named Christopher F. Egan, president and founding member of Carruth Capital, LLC, as chair of its board of directors. As chair, Egan will oversee the non-profit’s Executive Committee and steer the strategic direction [...]

The Manor to host fundraiser for Ugandan orphanage

March 25th, 2015

West Boylston – The Manor & The Draught House will be hosting a “Kids’ Kitchen Fundraiser” Saturday April 18 to benefit an orphanage in Uganda.

SpencerBANK honors employees

March 25th, 2015

(seated, l to r): Marcella Mosio, 15 years; Lynne Dillon, 10 years; Dawn-Marie Evans, 5 years; Lynne Esposito, 30 years; Lisa Romano, 5 years; Amanda Lemerise, 5 years; Jessica Brier, 5 years; and Donna Tibbetts, 20 years. 
(standing, l to r): Douglas Schmeling, 5 years; Jennifer Anderson, 10 years; Rachel Woods, 15 years; Randal Webber, 5 years; K. Michael Robbins, president and CEO; James Reid, 5 years; Stephen Sanborn, 10 years; Angela Parker, 20 years; and Philip Zoppo, 5 years

Spencer – SpencerBANK held its annual Length of Service Awards dinner March 10 at Salem Cross Inn in West Brookfield. The bank, which honored 16 employees, holds this event every year to recognize the dedication and longevity of its employees.

History Camp features Marlborough presentations

March 19th, 2015

Region – The volunteer‐run History Camp returns for its second year with 20 sessions on topics ranging from the Revolutionary War and the Civil War to the Salem Witch Trials, the Suffragette Movement, and historical research. This year’s event will be held Saturday, March 28, at the Harriet Tubman House, 566 Columbus Ave., Boston. The [...]

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