Business briefs, March 23 edition


Summer programs at Laurene Aldorisio Academy of Dance Expressions

Business briefs, March 23 edition

Laurene Aldorisio Academy of Dance Expressions “develops the star in every child: Believe, Be strong, Be a Dancer.” Join their summer program to become one of their stars. This year's offering include a Summer Dance Camp Intensive Aug. 13 through 17, master classes with guest teachers. Also, half-day camps are scheduled for Aug. 20 through 24. Many other offerings are available at the studio, including Nia, voice, drama, modeling, tap and Bollywood. Visit for details.





Home Instead Senior Care supports National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and Home Instead Senior Care is committed to supporting the community. For every new “Like” Home Instead receives in March, it will donate $1 to the Community Harvest Project, whose mission is to build an engaged and healthier community by bringing volunteers together to grow fresh fruits and vegetables for hunger relief. Home Instead Senior Care can be found on Facebook at


Culinary Underground presents an entrees workshop March 26

Chase away the chill of winter Monday, March 26, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., during a Simple Entrees: Winter Comfort Food workshop at Culinary Underground School for Home Cooks, 21 Turnpike Rd. in Southborough. This popular workshop is back, and this time the focus is on weekend meals for busy cooks that appeal to all during the cold New England months. On the menu will be lil” shepherd's pies, weeknight cassoulet, and home-style ziti casserole. The cost is $75 and registration is required. To register or for more information, go to or call 508-904-6589.


Boston Lawnmower Westborough holds open house March 30 to April 1

Boston Lawnmower, located on Route 9 west in Westborough, will be hosting their annual open house Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1. Come on by for a free hot dog lunch Saturday between 12 and 2 p.m. If you need to update your outdoor power equipment, now is the time to buy. They have a huge selection of overstock and demo inventory at reduced prices! Visit their website at for information on all the products you need to care for your lawn. If you just need to get your existing lawn equipment tuned up for spring, give their service department a call at 508-898-3500.


ArtmakerZ provides children an artistic outlet

Business briefs, March 23 edition

Local students show off their artwork at ArtmakerZ, a new independent art school at Gastonart & Frame in Shrewsbury. With many towns facing even more cuts in school budgets, parents are searching for other opportunities to expose their children to art. To find out more about ArtmakerZ, visit or call 508-754-3700. Gastonart & Frame, Inc. is located at 257 Boston Tpke. in Shrewsbury.






Berlin Country Club holds season opener April 1

Sunday, April 1, will be the season opener at Berlin Country Club, the 9-hole, executive-length public golf course “right next door.” At Berlin Country Club, the senior age is 55 and fabulous daily senior rates are offered. To find out about monthly passes and specials, annual memberships, and hall rentals, call 978-838-2733 or visit Berlin Country Club is located at 25 Carr Rd., Berlin.


Avidia Charitable Foundation donates $2,500

Business briefs, March 23 edition
(l tor) David Morticelli, Marlborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; Alana Paul, MHS choral student; Shannon Phypers, MHS choral director; John Maenhout, MHS choral student; Lee Woodworth, Marlborough Public Schools Music Association; Jason Irish, MHS choral student; Carol Parker, SVP, Human Resources at Avidia Bank; and Cassandra Backman, MHS choral student. Photo/Submitted

The Avidia Bank Charitable Foundation recently made a $2,500 donation to the Marlborough Public Schools Music Association, which was used towards new choral robes. Avidia Bank is a $1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.


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