NoteWorthy – 8/11/19
AROUND THE VALLEY
Enterprise Bank Deepens Commitment to Lowell with Purchase of Palmer Street Property
Deepening its commitment to downtown Lowell and expanding its campus, Enterprise Bank announced it has purchased the building located at 18 Palmer Street. The bank has occupied the space as a lessee since 2014.
Founder and Chairman George L. Duncan said, “Enterprise Bank was founded with the vision to strengthen the economic fabric in our communities. Our purchase of the building at Palmer Street makes sense from both a business perspective and as part of our continuing mission to support a vibrant downtown.”
Cancer Support Organizations Unite to Boost Funding & Awareness
Two local cancer support organizations have joined forces merging mutual community fundraising and cancer support efforts for North of Boston communities. United as one 501(c)(3) private foundation officially named North of Boston Cancer Resource (NBCR), the former Seacoast Cancer Coalition (SCC) is now the active fundraising arm for NBCR whose mission is to enrich the well-being of people living with cancer and their loved ones by enhancing access to resources, education and services that empower and support the whole person.
Windrush Farm announces Mark Perry Equine Dentist Scholarship
Windrush Farm announced the Mark Perry Equine Dentist Scholarship, made possible by the generosity of friends and family of Mark Perry.
The Mark Perry Equine Dentist scholarship is for a child or adult with physical, cognitive or emotional challenges whose family qualifies based on financial need and consideration of extraordinary circumstances. The scholarship is for a session of therapeutic riding or horse related classes at Windrush Farm, in North Andover.
MOVERS & SHAKERS
John W. McLendon Joins Cerner and Circle Health as Chief Information Officer
John W. McLendon has joined Cerner and Circle Health as Chief Information Officer (CIO). McLendon brings over three decades of healthcare leadership and information technology experience to his role, including more than 20 years as a CIO. He most recently served as vice president and CIO at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. Prior to that, he served in executive roles at MedStar Health in Washington, DC and Maryland; Adventist Health System in Altamonte Spring, Fla. and Bayfront Health System in St. Petersburg, Fla.