Business briefs, Jan. 4 edition
NGCC of Marlborough donates to gift drive
Marlborough – Anderson L., Remi G., and Rhea P., students at Next Generation Children’s Centers of Marlborough, are surrounded by gifts that were generously donated by NGCC staff and parents for the Annual Massachusetts Department of Children and Families’ Holiday Gift Drive. This is the 9th year that NGCC has participated with local communities in providing holiday gifts for local children, with over 2,000 gifts collected.
Winter open house at Bancroft School
Worcester – Bancroft School, educating college-bound students pre-K through grade 12, will hold a winter open house Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. Bancroft students discover themselves as leaders, learners, and global citizens, developing the skills to succeed in the world’s top colleges and beyond. Visit www.bancroftschool.org or call 508-854-9227 to find out more. Bancroft School is located at 110 Shore Dr. in Worcester.
Shrewsbury Crossings collects holiday stockings for home-bound seniors
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Crossings recent request for holiday stocking donations for home-bound seniors was met with great enthusiasm in the community. Recently, Kelly Marcimo, director of community relations, delivered over 100 holiday stockings to Sharon Yager, executive director of Shrewsbury Council on Aging (COA) at the Shrewsbury Senior Center. The COA distributed the stockings to cheer homebound seniors via the Meals on Wheels program this holiday season. This was the first annual Stockings for Seniors event hosted by Shrewsbury Crossings. Residents from the assisted living community participated in the event shopping for items to fill the stockings donated by Benchmark Senior Living and some even personally donated stockings.
Dancers bring cheer to Beaumont at Northborough
Northborough – Recently, dancers of all ages from Laurene Aldorisio’s Academy of Dance Expressions of Westborough performed in a standing room only show as they brought some early holiday cheer to the residents of Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center at Northborough. The Winter Wonderland 2012 show, entitled “Wonderful Christmas,” was a joy for all to see. The dance troupe performed holiday-themed tap, ballet and jazz routines that warmed the residents’ hearts. Older dancers helped the youngest of the group deliver their home baked goodies to the residents.
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