Business briefs, Oct. 12 edition


New England 50+ EXPO slated for Oct. 20-21 in Marlborough

Marlborough – The largest event for baby boomers and seniors in New England, The New England 50+ EXPO, will be held Oct. 20-21 at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough. The event is open to all ages and features exhibits, live entertainment, workshops, wellness demos, seminars, Patriots cheerleaders, giveaways and more. A highlight of the event is a cooking demonstration by celebrity chef Jean-Louis Gerin, winner of this year's Food Network hit show “Chopped.” Tickets, in advance, are $8 for a day pass, $12 weekend pass; at the door, $10 for a day pass, $15 weekend pass. Discounts are available for AAA members. For tickets or more information, visit or call 802-872-9000.


New marketing director joins Marlborough Hospital team

Business briefs, Oct. 12 edition
Teri Hegarty. Photo/Submited

Marlborough – Karen O. Moore, president and CEO of Marlborough Hospital has announced that Teri Hegarty has been selected as the new director of marketing and communications at Marlborough Hospital. Before joining Marlborough Hospital, Hegarty was the marketing and public relations manager at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester.? While there, she earned two Lamplighter Awards from the New England Society for Healthcare Communications for her work on the hospital's employee newsletter and for her part in promoting one of the hospital's successful LEAN initiatives. She earned a bachelor's degree in history from Boston College as well as a master's degree in public administration from Framingham State.







Bancroft School fall open house Oct. 21

Worcester – Bancroft School in Worcester will be hosting their fall open house Sunday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m. As a lower, middle and upper school, Bancroft offers a rounded education and a grounded experience. Bancroft students discover themselves as leaders, learners and global citizens, developing the skills to succeed in the world's top colleges and beyond. Visit for more information. Bancroft School is located at 110 Shore Dr., Worcester.


Mass Theatrica, Southgate at Shrewsbury present Hansel and Gretel

Shrewsbury – In the mood for some light opera in English for you and the kids? Join Mass Theatrica and Southgate at Shrewsbury, 30 Julio Dr., for a staged version of Engelbert Humperdinck's tuneful take on Hansel and Gretel, based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Performances take place Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m., in Southgate's Flanagan Theater. Admission is $15. Refreshments will be served. For more information about the program, contact Mass Theatrica at 508-757-8515, [email protected] or There will be plenty of free parking, and the venue is wheelchair accessible.


Shrewsbury Business After Hours Networking hosted at Jimmy's Tavern

Shrewsbury – Jimmy's Tavern & Grille, 50 Boston Tpke. (White City Plaza), Shrewsbury, will be hosting a new business event called Shrewsbury Business After Hours Networking.? This event will be held every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month beginning Oct 15, from 5 to 7 p.m.? Come meet professionals in the area and learn how to help each other's businesses grow. This group is for everyone, including small business owners, self-employed professionals of all kinds, small business managers, women-owned businesses, those seeking sales and marketing ideas, young professionals, and those just starting out in a new business. Registration is required, so please email your confirmation and complete contact information to [email protected].


The Doggie Den welcomes Nicole Bonin, professional pet stylist

Business briefs, Oct. 12 edition
Nicole Bonin. Photo/Submitted

Northborough – The Doggie Den is pleased to announce the addition of Nicole Bonin as its principle dog groomer.? Nicole graduated from the Massachusetts School of Pet Grooming in Medford, and then moved to North Carolina where she did all-breed grooming at two different shops.? Now she has moved back to Massachusetts, and she's doing doggie makeovers at The Doggie Den.? A committed animal lover, she lives in Marlborough with a veritable menagerie, including Cuddles, the Havanese mix; Malcolm, the Bull Mastiff mix; Abby, the cockatiel; Henry the iguana; and Peanut, the rabbit. Doggie Den is located at 14 Blake St., Northborough.





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