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SpencerBANK donates to Abby’s House

November 2nd, 2015

(l to r) Lori Kowal, SpencerBANK vice president of marketing, Stephanie Page, Abby’s House executive director, and Justina Lachapelle, Abby’s House development director.

Region – SpencerBANK recently donated $1,750 to Abby’s House, a local organization that provides emergency shelter, affordable housing and advocacy services to homeless women and children in Worcester County. This donation goes to benefit the organization’s Buy-A-Bed Campaign, providing women and children a warm and safe place to sleep. “This is a wonderful organization with […]

Webster Five names Nicholas Lynch mortgage loan originatorWebster Five names Nicholas Lynch mortgage loan originator

October 28th, 2015


Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank announces an addition to the Retail Lending Department and has named Nicholas Lynch a mortgage loan originator. Lynch brings 10 years of experience working with customers in multiple communities in and around Worcester County within the financial services industry. Having worked in all areas of consumer banking, he […]

Family Business helps clients with financial planning, investing

October 27th, 2015

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Worcester—“I like to call our financial business problem solving. We help people make decisions that will serve them well in bad times as well as good times,” said Rosemarie Boyd, founder and president of Boyd Financial Strategies and its principal financial planner.

Assabet celebrates school’s $62.4 million renovation

October 27th, 2015

State, local and school officials gather for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the grand reopening of Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.

Region – The completion of a three-year, $62.4 million renovation was celebrated with a grand reopening Oct. 24 at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) in Marlborough. State, local and school officials participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony with AVRTHS Superintendent-Director Ernest Houle, Director of Business Operations Kristopher Luoto, Principal Mark Hollick and School Committee Chair Lynn Ryan of Berlin.

Avidia donates to the Discovery Museums.

October 25th, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Neil Gordon, chief executive officer of the Discovery Museums; Sarah Hetherington, grants manager of the Discovery Museums; and Marie Beam, chief development officer of the Discovery Museums. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Discovery Museums in Acton. This donation will be used for traveling science workshops. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Young Writers Conference at Bancroft School

October 19th, 2015

Region – The Bancroft Young Writers Conference for grades 8 – 12 will be held the weekend of Nov. 21-22 at the Bancroft School, 110 Shore Drive. The conference offers a valuable opportunity for teenage writers to develop their craft with mentors who are published authors and working writers.

Worcester Academy to hold open house

October 19th, 2015

Region – Worcester Academy will host an admission open house for middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9-12 and postgraduates) Sunday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. Worcester Academy, located at 81 Providence St., is an independent co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. Students and families will have the opportunity to tour the campus, speak with faculty and administrators, meet current students and parents and learn about transportation options.

RTN earns gold in New England Marketing Award Competition

October 19th, 2015

Region – RTN Federal Credit Union took home a top financial marketing award at the Sept. 23 ceremony at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The New England Financial Marketing Awards, now in its third year, recognizes excellence in marketing among banks, credit unions and mortgage companies throughout the region.

Avidia donates to Horizons for Homeless Children

October 19th, 2015

Keith Dwinells, manager of Avidia Bank’s main branch in Hudson, presents a check to Katherine Carroll Day, senior development officer, Corporate and Foundation Relations of Horizons for Homeless Children.  

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to Horizons for Homeless Children. This donation is for upkeep and maintenance of the Hudson play space.

SpencerBANK employees wear denim for breast cancer awareness

October 18th, 2015

(Front row, l to r) Deb Clark, Pam LeBlanc, Jaime Salerno; (back row, l to r) Stephanie Girouard, Jenny Anderson, Lisa Chaffee, Rachel Beaudry, Rich Hebson, Deb Decoste, Steve Quink, Chelsea Prizio, Kyle Bourque, Patti Cardinale, Alison Welman, Wendy Coran and Lori Kowal. (Photo/submitted)

Region – SpencerBANK participated in Lee National Denim Day Oct.2 to benefit the American Cancer Society. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, employees raised $500 to support the fight against breast cancer and help improve the lives of those affected by the disease. During Lee National Denim Day, employees were encouraged to contribute $5 or […]

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