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Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce turns 90 in style

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer

Named the Best Couples Costumes are Darlene and David Welch.

Named the Best Couples Costumes are Darlene and David Welch.

Marlborough – Over 200 guests arrived stylishly dressed circa-1920s for the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce's (MRCC) 90th Anniversary Gatsby Gala, celebrated May 2 at the Marlborough Country Club. Musical entertainment was provided by the Dom V Swing Out Big Band led by Domenic Valarioti of Marlborough, and the award-winning Marlborough High School Small Jazz Combo.

President and CEO Susanne Morreale Leeber presented a certificate of recognition to Joseph Valarioti, the longest-serving MRCC board member. Also recognized were longtime city businesses Bouvier Pharmacy, Marlborough Airport, Marlborough Country Club, Marlborough Enterprise and Marlborough Savings Bank.

The Gatsby Gala committee chairs were Emily Greenwood, Lucy Servidio and Mary Jo Nawrocki. Jackie Smith is MRCC's program and event manager.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

MRCC President and CEO Susanne Morreale Leeber and Board Chair Dave McCay welcome guests.

MRCC President and CEO Susanne Morreale Leeber and Board Chair Dave McCay welcome guests.

John Hanlon and Maria Vestarhis dance to the music of the Dom V Swing Out Big Band.

John Hanlon and Maria Vestarhis dance to the music of the Dom V Swing Out Big Band.

City Councilor Don Landers and his wife, Betsy, arrive in style.

City Councilor Don Landers and his wife, Betsy, arrive in style.

Susanne Morreale Leeber presents a certificate of recognition to Brian Bouvier and his father, Philippe, for Marlborough's longest-serving pharmacy/drug store, Bouvier Pharmacy, a family business in its 114th year and fourth generation.

Susanne Morreale Leeber presents a certificate of recognition to Brian Bouvier and his father, Philippe, for Marlborough's longest-serving pharmacy/drug store, Bouvier Pharmacy, a family business in its 114th year and fourth generation.

Gathered by a 1929 Ford Coupe are (l to r) Chris and Judy Berglund, Joanne O

Gathered by a 1929 Ford Coupe are (l to r) Chris and Judy Berglund, Joanne O”Leary, Jim Hickey, Kathleen Curtiss and Fred Schwartz.

Displaying the Gold Medal plaque they earned April 30 at the State Jazz Combo Festival are members of the Marlborough High School Small Jazz Combo: (l to r) Ashley Levy, Sarah Hanahan, Alex Aquila, Connor Bailey, Shawheen Fagan and Alex Sutton.

Displaying the Gold Medal plaque they earned April 30 at the State Jazz Combo Festival are members of the Marlborough High School Small Jazz Combo: (l to r) Ashley Levy, Sarah Hanahan, Alex Aquila, Connor Bailey, Shawheen Fagan and Alex Sutton.

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