Business briefs, Dec. 14 edition
‘Quiet Man’ wins Corridor Nine cocktail contest
Shrewsbury – In celebration of Jimmy’s Tavern & Grill’s one-year anniversary Nov. 12, a contest was held for Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce members to submit an original recipe for a western-themed cocktail. Terry McGoldrick and his daughter Caitlin won for their recipe, “Quiet Man,” which was inspired by a John Wayne character. The winning recipe consists of two ounces of Jameson’s Irish Whiskey, one ounce of Irish Mist and a serious twist of lemon peel. Jimmy’s Tavern & Grill awarded the McGoldricks with a “Dinner for Two.” The winning cocktail is also being added to the restaurant’s specialty drink menu. Jimmy’s Tavern & Grill is located at 50 Boston Turnpike (Route 9), Shrewsbury.
Trombetta’s Farm announces hours
Marlborough/Northborough – Trombetta’s Farm is pleased to announce they will be open daily until 8 p.m. at their 277 Main St., Northborough, and 655 Farm Rd., Marlborough, locations. Refer to their ad in this week’s Community Advocate for a valuable coupon savings on the purchase of a Christmas tree and decorated wreath. Also available for purchase are gourmet coffee, tea and cocoa, homemade ice cream, and pies. Visit www.trombettasfarm.com to find out more about Trombetta’s Farm.
Meininger Family Chiropractic donates 800 items to food drive
Westborough – ( l to r), Sue Galante, Carolyn Comeau, and Dr. Daniel J. Meininger of Meininger Family Chiropractic pose in their office after collecting 800 items for the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce annual food drive. The staff made it fun for patients to donate items for the drive by offering chances to win prizes in exchange for donations.
Mark’s Moving helps Marlborough Rotary Club
Marlborough – The Marlborough Rotary Club conducted its 30th annual “Turkey Shoot” Nov. 17 at the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School. More than 700 attendees vied for hundreds of raffle prizes, including a pair of Celtics tickets donated by Mark’s Moving & Storage. Dave Brower, manager of the Marlborough transportation division of Mark’s Moving, has been a member of the Rotary Club for more than 20 years and eagerly helped out the cause. The event raised more than $10,000 for various charities, including college scholarships “This is a popular event that helps the community in so many ways,” Brower said. “I’m just glad we could contribute.” To learn more about Mark’s Moving, visit www.marksmoving.com.
Men’s shopping night at the Treasure Chest
Northborough – The Treasure Chest, located at 269 West Main St. in Northborough, is holding a men’s shopping night Thursday, Dec. 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be food, beverages, a free raffle, and a men’s night special: for every $100 purchase receive a free $15 gift card. Free gift-wrapping will also be offered. The Treasure Chest has the latest in European and “made in the USA” fashions at wholesale prices or 20 to 80 percent off retail. Visit www.thetreasurechestcompany.com or call 508-393-3340 to find out more.
Carolyn Spring announces latest ‘Law For Your Life’ topic
Westborough – Local attorney Carolyn Spring is pleased to announce the December topic for her show, “Law For Your Life,” on Westborough Cable TV. Each show discusses and provides information on a legal or financial topic. November’s show was on automobile and property insurance, including floods and hurricanes, with William Wence from Mackintire Insurance in Westborough. December’s show is on year-end tax tips and planning with David McLaren, CPA, of McLaren & Associates in Shrewsbury. 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 Carolyn at Carolyn@cspringlaw.com.
Avidia Charitable Foundation donates to Hudson Maynard Adult Learning Center
Hudson – The Avidia Bank Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to the Hudson Maynard Adult Learning Center. Avidia Bank is a $1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.
Rocky’s Ace Hardware announces holiday pet food drive
Springfield – Rocky’s Ace Hardware, a family-owned business with 33 neighborhood-based stores, is proud to announce their partnership with Nutro Pet Foods in joining together with its customers to help homeless and abandoned pets. Each of the 33 Rocky’s Ace Hardware stores have partnered with an area humane society or shelter to collect food for the much forgotten and unfortunate animals in our own community. Customers can make donations of much-needed pet food at their local Rocky’s Ace Hardware store; specially marked signs and a collection basket will guide customers to the collection area. Find out specific store locations and hours at www.rockys.com.
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