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Dykema hosts annual picnic for local seniors

September 4th, 2017

Region  – State Rep. Carolyn Dykema (R-Holliston) welcomed seniors from Holliston, Hopkinton, Southborough, and Westborough to the MetroWest YMCA’s Family Outdoor Center Aug. 28  for her annual senior picnic, a tradition begun by longtime Hopkinton residents Bob and Jackie Lavoie that the representative has continued since taking office in 2009.

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office donates over 300 cellphones

September 2nd, 2017

Region – Rotmans, an official drop-off location for Cell Phones for Soldiers recently accepted their single largest donation of cell phones. Over 300 phones were collected by the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, bringing the total number of phones collected to well over 1,000.

Corridor Nine’s BFF announces fall schedule

August 30th, 2017

Region – Business Forward Females (BFF), the networking forum for the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 2017-2018 season.

BFF provides monthly luncheons with dynamic speakers, engaging dialogue, and networking opportunities that will educate, inspire, and empower women from all levels of professional backgrounds. The average attendance is 80-100 women

Thank you for all involved with Kane golf event

August 30th, 2017

On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and clients of Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, we want to extend a heartfelt thank you to State Representative Hannah Kane, Tournament Chair Beth Casavant, community volunteers, The Haven Country Club, and all the generous sponsors and donors for all their hard work in organizing the Hannah Kane 3rd Annual Charity Classic, that was held on August 21.

New veterans’ service officer directing four-town district

August 29th, 2017

Region – After serving as a combat medic in Afghanistan and then working with soldiers and veterans in various capacities statewide, Justin Sousa is now drawing upon his past experiences to help fellow veterans and their families. An Army National Guard veteran, he began July 17 as the new director of the Central Massachusetts Veterans’ Services District (CMVSD), which consists of Grafton, Northborough, Shrewsbury and Westborough.

Northeast Insurance continues tradition of personal service

August 25th, 2017

Region – “A lot has changed in 28 years,” said Stan Szajna of Northeast Insurance. Since opening its first office in 1989 in Auburn, the business has grown from eight employees to 48 with six locations throughout central and eastern Mass. Szajna is co-owner and treasurer of Northeast Insurance with Scott Bulger, president.

Assabet Valley Camera Club starts new season

August 24th, 2017

Region – Assabet Valley Camera Club (AVCC), now going into its 37th year as a Hudson-based photography organization, meets the firsts and third Wednesday of the month from September through May. AVCC meetings are held in the Great Room at the Hudson Senior Center, 29 Church St., and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Notre Dame Health Care to host educational forum

August 22nd, 2017

Region – “Tell me, what is it you plan to do/With your one wild and precious life?”  – The Summer Day, Mary Oliver

Those lines were part of the inspiration behind Life After the Diagnosis: Expert Advice on Living Well with Serious Illness for Patients and Caregivers.  The book and its author, Steven Pantilat, MD, set out to help people navigate the journey after a diagnosis. Notre Dame Health Care will be hosting an event with Dr. Pantilat to empower individuals and caregivers.

Main Street Bank supports Abby’s House renovations

August 22nd, 2017

Region – The Main Street Bank Charitable Foundation awarded The Abby Kelley Foster House, Inc. (Abby’s House) a $10,000 grant for the capital renovations of its High Street facility.

Avidia donates to Girls Inc. of Worcester

August 22nd, 2017

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to Girls Inc. of Worcester. This donation is to assist with the cost of the Eureka program.

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