Business briefs, April 26 edition


Get in Shape for Women holds open house

Westborough/Northborough – You'se invited to an open house at Get in Shape for Women Saturday, May 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. Discover the first complete training program for women, and if you sign up at the open house, you will receive $100 off any session package. Get in Shape for Women has locations at 45 East Main St., Unit 10, Westborough, and 318 Main St., Northborough. For more information, call 508-329-1406 (Westborough) or 508-466-8529 (Northborough).


Greendale Physical Therapy to host seminar

Shrewsbury – Natural Flexibility + Progressive Sequential Isometrics: a New Alternative to Traditional Stretching, a talk by Dr. Charles Kenny, M.D., will be held Saturday, May 4, at 3:30 p.m., at Greendale Physical Therapy, 280 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury. Dr. Kenny attended Cornell University and New York Medical College, and trained at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The lecture is free and open to the public.? Refreshments will be available. For more information on this and future GPT Special Lectures, visit Seating is limited, so reserve your space by calling 508-853-4590 or emailing [email protected].


Stop by Peggy's Place for Vintage Gatsby dresses

Grafton – Peggy Marshall, owner of Peggy's Place Boutique, located at One Grafton Common, Grafton, is pleased to announce she has recently brought in a line of vintage “Gatsby” dresses for all the Centennial Balls coming up in May. Drop by early for the best selection. See her ad in the April 26 Community Advocate for some Mother's Day selections, too, or visit her website at


Northboro Chiropractic Center presents EFT program

Northborough – Moving Out of Codependency with EFT, with Tina Marian, RN, EFT expert, will be presented Saturday, April 27, from 12 to 3 p.m., at Northboro Chiropractic Center. The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a powerful self-help application based on traditional Chinese medicine that can be an invaluable tool for releasing negative emotions, eliminating limiting beliefs, and managing daily stress. Also known as “meridian tapping,” EFT works like emotional acupressure to quickly, gently and easily remove the negative emotions and beliefs that are at the root of our problems and pain. The cost for the program is $40. Seating is limited, so please RSVP by contacting Tina Marian at 508-523-7132 or [email protected].


Find out about Whitcomb House with free booklet

Milford – Whitcomb House, 245 West St./Route 140, Milford, is pleased to announce they have a free user-friendly booklet and comparison chart that addresses the issues associated with assisted living.? Whitcomb House holds an open house on Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 to 3 p.m., so stop by and check it out for yourself or your loved ones. Visit or calling 508-634-2440.


Home Instead Senior Care offers condensed CAREGiver training

Northborough – Home Instead Senior Care will be presenting its award-winning CAREGiver Training Monday, May 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Alzheimer's or other dementias Monday, May 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.,. The highly personalized, 14-hour training program is condensed to 1-? hours and will be filled with practical advice and skills for those that care for family members with Alzheimer's or other dementias. There will also be a lot of take-home information. The training takes place at Home Instead Senior Care, 386 West Main Street, Suite 14, Northborough. The deadline to register is Thursday, May 16. Call Felicia Cardone at 508-393-8338 or email Felicia at [email protected] to sign up.


Sons of Italy donate to Marlborough Hospital Cancer Pavilion

Marlborough – In keeping with the charitable spirit that has become synonymous with their fraternal organization, the Marlborough Sons of Italy Lodge #240 recently donated $1,000 to the Cancer Pavilion nearing completion at Marlborough Hospital. “We are eternally grateful for this support,” said Ellen Carlucci, vice president of development, marketing and communications for the hospital. The Cancer Pavilion at Marlborough Hospital – in partnership with the UMass Memorial Health Care Cancer Center of Excellence and the University of Massachusetts Medical School – will house medical oncology and radiation oncology services; highly trained, skilled cancer specialists; and will include a special space for a meditative Healing Garden. The center is slated to open later this spring.

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