Business briefs, June 22 edition


Gymnastics Learning Center gymnasts compete in National Championship

Business briefs, June 22 edition
Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury Coach Robert McElroy, Sydney Malko, Lianne Josbacher, and Coach Nikki McElroy at USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics National Championships in Hampton, Va. Photo/Submitted

Shrewsbury – Lianne Josbacher and Sydney Malko, Level 10 gymnasts from the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury, recently competed in the 2012 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships in Hampton, Va.. Lianne, age 16, competed in the Senior A division this year. This was her fourth time at JO Nationals, and she took home a fifth-place medal for her Floor Exercise routine. Sydney, age 13, was called up to compete in the Junior A division when a teammate was injured during practice. Lianne and Sydney are coached by Nikki and Robert McElroy at the Gymnastics Learning Center.






Stephanie G Fine Jewelry announces Galmer Fine Jewelry, Cape Cod Jewelry

Business briefs, June 22 edition
The newest line of Cape Cod Jewelry is available at Stephanie G Fine Jewelry. Photo/Submitted

Hopkinton – Stephanie G Fine Jewelry, Custom Designs & Appraisals, is pleased to announce that they have recently brought into the store many new lines, including extraordinary luxury sterling jewelry by Galmer Fine Jewelry, which can be viewed at Also, the newest line of Cape Cod Jewelry is currently in stock, too. While visiting the store, take a moment to preview the unique purses that are available for purchase. For the best selection of jewelry for all occasions, visit Stephanie G at 77 Main St. in Hopkinton.





Teens Cook session begins July 9 at Culinary Underground

Business briefs, June 22 edition

Southborough – Rome! Venice! Florence! At Culinary Underground School for Home Cooks in Southborough, teens ages 12 and up get to take a virtual culinary tour for four afternoons, beginning July 9. During the camp session Teens Cook: Tour of Italy, they'sl explore three different Italian cuisines, and they are the three big ones. And, summer is the best time to highlight these cuisines; after all, Italian food is about fresh, fresh, fresh! As always, the final day is the “Chef Challenge,” where teen teams take over the kitchen – and cook without a net! Cost is $395. To find out more or to register, visit or call 508-904-6589.




Youth Gardening Program begins July 10 at Tower Hill

Boylston – Imagine planting your own garden – and eating it, too! The Youth Gardening Program at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston is an exciting, hands-on opportunity for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Students learn first-hand how plants grow, as they plant, care for, harvest – and eat! – their own vegetables and flowers. Participants will witness the results of their own efforts, enjoy the natural beauty of Tower Hill Botanic Garden – and get dirty, too! Summer classes are Tuesday and Thursday mornings, July 10 through Aug. 23. For more information, and to register, visit or contact Ann Marie Pilch, Education Director, at 508-869-6111, ext. 120 or [email protected].


Avidia Charitable Foundation donates $1,500 to GMPI

Business briefs, June 22 edition

Hudson – The Avidia Bank Charitable Foundation recently made a $1,500 donation to Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc. Avidia Bank is a $1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.