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Department of Recourses and Economic Development, outlined the resources available to Chamber Members. The highlight of the morning was the presentation of the first ever Pillar Awards. These awards recognize and honor companies for their outstanding achievements and significant contributions
in the community as nominated by fellow Chamber members and voted on by the Executive Committee. In the non-profit division, the Center For Life Management was the winner.
Piller Award winners Brian Hooper of MSI Mechanical, Ed Callahan of Rocking ham Park, Center forLife Management President, Karl Dubay of the Dubay Group.
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Enterprise Bank is proud to announce the promotions of some very special people to positions of increased responsibility and leadership.
The individuals listed below are true extensions of the Enterprise Bank mission of excellence in customer experience, employee development and direct community involvement. With 19 branch offices strategically located throughout the Merrimack Valley, North Central Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire, we believe in empowering Enterprise Bankers to make decisions on the local level, creating a unique and personalized experience for every customer.
Congratulations to all! Meredith Boumil-Flynn, Dracut
Senior Vice President Vice President
Luke Bouchard, Salem, NH Lynn Greenlay, Haverhill
Keith Cormier, Ayer
Danielle Danilov, Wakefield Dwight Feeney, Andover Timothy Hirbour, Dracut
Kerry Decker, Dracut Keri Gath, Lowell
Maria Hamilton, Tewksbury Cheryl Howard, Hudson, NH
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Sheryl Parsons, Londonderry, NH Marisa Veiga, Lowell
Assistant Vice President Donna Manuel, Ashburnham
Karen McManimon, Westford Andrew Santos, Methuen Sophy Theam, Lowell
Stacy Marcaurelle, Chelmsford Helene Modeski, Dracut Alka Sen, Nashua, NH
Tara Verrette, Chester, NH
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submitted by St. Joseph Regional Catholic School On Tuesday, April 3, the first graders at St. Joseph Regional Catholic School celebrated the Easter season with fun and educational Easter activities. The students worked in groups with parent volunteers. They made Easter baskets, colored Easter eggs, and watched some “egg-speriments.” They learned why an egg won’t break when you squeeze it and why a hard-boiled egg will spin and a raw egg won’t. After this enjoyable lesson, the students were ready for Easter.
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different plant matter of each sample and also looked for any animals that might be hiding in the swamp water. Bursaw’s group was
rather successful and found a varied sample of bugs, snails, a frog, water skeeters, and a large tadpole.
At the end of the class period, students packed up dissolved oxygen probes and thermometers and headed to lunch. “It was very
enjoyable, and very hands-on,” said Katie Courtois, daughter of Michael Courtois. Earlier in the week, students constructed Wetland
Courtois’ class collects samples near the Kelley Library
Wheel Templates to help them identify the various life forms of each sample and researched swamp life using the Minnesota WHEP Website. A guest speaker, Fred Mareb, was also brought in to talk to students about swamp life.
A grant was given to the school by the group ING. Radowicz, a former science teacher, was the administrator that wrote the grant. The High School Science Department hopes to conduct similar studies next year in the fall and the spring to study the changes that the Geremonty wetlands, which is between the high school and Kelley Library, undergoes from season to season. The results from these
studies will be used by the Salem Conservation Commission. The Salem Conservation Commission seeks to coordinate the activities of unofficial groups involved with the protection of natural or watershed resources. Students will be giving a presentation of their findings to the Commission at a later date.
has promoted advanced mental health and emotional well being for families, individuals and organizations in the community for 45 years. They serve over 6,000 clients in the past year alone helping to move people with mental illness towards recovery and a place of greater independence in their lives. For new business, the Dubay Group was recognized. It delivers site engineering and services with a mission to provide optimized success not only for clients but also for the quality, growth and success of the community. Opening its doors only a couple years ago. During the economic recession the Dubay Group has quickly earned a reputation for high quality work and positive results. For large business, Rockingham Park
was recognized. Rockingham Park, which first debuted in 1906, is the ninth oldest thoroughbred racetrack in the United States. Although it no longer offers live track racing, Rockingham Park has been a Pillar of the Community in the region for
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mentioning that despite what some people have said, he is not yet a retired scout leader. He added that he would like to continue with the program for as long as he possibly can.
Salem’s Chin family provided music during the program’s interludes. The violin trio was made up of Adolpho Chin along with his children, Isabella, 9, and Daniel, 6. Forty-one models, spanning the ages from
infancy to seniors strutted the catwalk, with special emphasis on those aged two to fifteen. Clothes were donated by local businesses and
ticket sales went directly to Salem Family Resources. Children modeled clothes spanning from casual to formal wear, all of which had a certain summer flair. Several artists from the Greater Salem Art Association were on hand, displaying their art. This year was the first time the group attended the fundraiser, “It is a great opportunity to come and display our work,” Linda Hall, President of the Association said. A silent auction was held throughout the event, all of the proceeds from the auction also went directly to Salem Family Resources. All items that were auctioned off were donated by area businesses.
State Senator Chuck Morse
more than a century. For small business MSI Mechanical Systems Incorporated was recognized not only for their business practices in support of the Chamber but also for their Dreams for Marines program. Congratulations to all.
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