Corridor Nine Chamber, Doubletree Hotel launch food drive

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Westborough – (l to r) Doubletree's Ollie Knight, Doubletree's General Manager Florencio Ferrao, Henry Tessman, Corridor Nine Vice President Karen Chapman, Corridor Nine Chair Mark Donahue of Fletcher Tilton, PC and Corridor Nine President Barbara Clifford kick off a food drive that will benefit the local food pantries of Corridor Nine's five core towns (Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury and Grafton).

Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, Hype9, the Doubletree Hotel, Westborough and Westborough Community Education Spirit Program have again joined forces to collect food for those in need. Last year, 8,000 food items were donated during the drive and this year the 2011 goal is 9,000 items. Local businesses in the region will have food-drive receptacles set up in area supermarkets, banks, fitness centers and other participating businesses Nov. 19.
To learn more and to volunteer to help with the food collection, call the Chamber of Commerce at 508-836-4444 or the Doubletree Hotel at 508-366-5511.

 

Photo/Ron Bouley Photography