Business briefs, Oct. 19 edition
Orchid Show Nov. 2 to 4 at Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Boylston – Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston, is proud to host “An Orchid Jubilee,” the Massachusetts Orchid Society’s Annual Orchid Show. The show will take place Friday, Nov. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Orchid vendors from across the country will offer a wide variety of plants, supplies and even jewelry for sale. Also, art and educational exhibits will be held each day of the show. The show is included with general admission ($12 for adults, $9 for seniors, $7 for youth age 6 to 18, and free for children under 6). For further information, call 508-869-6111 or visit www.towerhillbg.org.
St. Mary’s Credit Union announces ‘One Can Make a Difference’ food drive
Marlborough – St. Mary’s Credit Union is now collecting non-perishable food and personal care items at all of its locations through its “One Can Make A Difference” food drive. All of the donations will go to Marlborough’s Community Cupboard and the Hudson and Northborough food pantries. The most needed items include: whole grain cereals, granola bars, healthy snacks, rice and pastas, canned fruit in natural juice, peanut butter, jelly, canned stews, pasta meals (such as Spaghetti O’s), shelf stable milk and juice boxes, soup, and personal care items such as toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo and lotion. For a list of St. Mary’s Credit Union’s branches and donation locations, visit www.abettercreditunion.com/Branch_Locations.
Carolyn Spring announces second ‘Law For Your Life’ season
Westborough – Local estate planning attorney Carolyn Spring is pleased to announce the start of the second season of her show, “Law For Your Life,” on Westborough Cable TV. Each show will discuss and provide information on a legal or financial topic. October’s show discusses home aid options and a new program called “Transitions,” which provides help at home following surgery for all ages, thereby enabling the patient to be discharged with a care team in place. The guest is Gail Hanson, MBA, CSA, the president and owner of Right At Home, based in Westborough. The shows are also available online at www.westboroughtv.org/law_life.html. If you would like to suggest a topic or have questions, please contact Spring at www.cspringlaw.com.
Marlborough Country Club to host Military Appreciation Day
Marlborough – Tuesday, Oct. 23, the Marlborough Country Club will honor veterans by using the Country Club and golf course to raise money to make a donation to the Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund (MSLF). MSLF founded in 2004 with a simple goal: to provide educational assistance grants to the children of Massachusetts Military who have lost their lives in the line of duty while deployed. Military (active and veterans) and their families will be able to golf for free, with two shotguns made available at 8:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Whether a single, twosome, threesome, or foursome, please contact the Business Office at 508-485-1660 ext. 10, Monday through Friday, or Pro Shop at 508- 485-1660 ext. 4, Monday through Sunday, to register.
New CFO named at Marlborough Hospital
Marlborough – Karen O. Moore, president and CEO of Marlborough Hospital, has announced that Stephen McCue has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO) at Marlborough Hospital. He was most recently serving as interim CFO. Prior to joining Marlborough Hospital, McCue was the CFO at Clinton Hospital for seven years. He has more than 20 years of financial experience in the healthcare industry and has held numerous financial management positions, including financial planning analyst, operations analyst and budget analyst. McCue has a bachelor’s degree in economics as well as a master’s degree in business administration from Bentley College. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and previously served as a board member of the Wachusett Chamber of Commerce.
Shrewsbury Children’s Center celebrates 30th anniversary
Shrewsbury – This month, the Shrewsbury Children’s Center, located at 138 North Quinsigamond Ave. in Shrewsbury, will celebrate 30 years of caring for young children and their families. The family-owned and -operated center offers a safe, secure, and stimulating environment for infants and toddler child care programs, as well as preschool and full day kindergarten. The center contributes much of its success to their caring certified teachers. In addition, the Shrewsbury Children’s Center offers a safe fenced playground, hot lunch and snacks, and fieldtrips throughout the year. For more information, visit www.shrewsburychildren.com.
Tina Marian Brings EFT technique to Northborough Chiropractic office
Northborough – The Wellness Nurse, Tina Marian, will be joining with Northborough Chiropractic on Wednesdays offering her EFT technique. If you suffer from anxiety, worry, depression, or continual negative thinking, EFT is a perfect tool that can help with these things and more. The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a powerful self-help application based on traditional Chinese medicine that can be an invaluable tool for releasing negative emotions, eliminating limiting beliefs, and managing daily stress. For more information, visit www.medicinemyway.us or contact Tina Marian at 508-523-7132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Avidia Charitable Foundation donates $2,500 to Shrewsbury YFS
Shrewsbury – Presenting the check are (left to right) Kenneth R. Simms, SVP, marketing director of Avidia Bank; Jeffrey Chin, executive director of Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, (SYFS) Inc.; and Jimmie L. Ames, AVP, market manager of Avidia Bank. The Avidia Bank Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to SYFS. Avidia Bank is a $1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.
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