NoteWorthy – 9/1/19

Jaden Mendola on September 1st, 2019

AROUND THE VALLEY

Enterprise Bank Announces Plans for North Andover Banking Location

Enterprise Bank will be opening its 26th banking office at 247 Chickering Road, North Andover. Construction will begin in late summer, and the office is expected to open in the first or second quarter of 2020. The existing site will be cleared and replaced with a new brick structure designed to complement the North Andover community.

The branch office will feature two drive up lanes, a drive-up ATM and twenty parking spaces. Inside, the open-concept banking lobby with pods provides areas for highly personalized service. The latest enhanced technology including cash recyclers and video teleconferencing will be installed. As with all Enterprise Bank locations, the North Andover branch will feature artwork created by local and regional artists.

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NECC President Lane Glenn Congratulates Employees on Receiving Employee Recognition Award

Northern Essex Community College employees Kirsten Kortz, Kathleen Bartolini and Janet D’Agata-Lynch recently received the Employee Recognition Award for the third quarter of 2019.

The Employee Recognition Award recognizes the many and varied contributions of the college’s nearly 700 employees. Employees are selected each quarter based on recommendations from supervisors and co-workers.  Recipients receive a $150 certificate to the restaurant or mall of his or her choice.

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FEEDNH.org 6th Annual Golf Tournament Raises Nearly $85,000

On Monday, August 19, 2019, the 6th annual FEEDNH.org golf tournament was held at the Manchester Country Club. Thirty-two teams and 128 golfers participated.

The event was presented by FEEDNH.org in partnership with Platinum Sponsor Primary Bank, Signature Sponsor Hudson Whiskey, Gold Sponsor Samuel Adams and Reception Sponsor Eastern Bank.

The event raised $84,735, which will help with the FEEDNH.org mission to strengthen New Hampshire communities through philanthropic collaboration, dedicated employee involvement and volunteerism benefiting local families, elderly, education and disadvantaged.

MOVERS & SHAKERS

Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity Welcomes New Board Members 

Sarah G. Green holds a long background working in finance, nonprofits and serving on numerous board committees. Green was first vice president and chief operating officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond from 2006 to 2013. Currently, Green sits on the board of directors of Cambridge Trust Company, a community bank.Course

Pati Fernandez is the director of development and communications for Wediko Children’s Services in Boston. She has held various development and communication positions such as the annual fund/associate development director at The Pike School, director of development and community relations at Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and as a consultant for a variety of nonprofits north of Boston, since 2009.

Brian Brown spent his entire career in the contracting industry. Brown moved to Boston, on an intercompany transfer in 1990 following his graduation from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Brown has sat on the board of directors for the Ferncroft Country Club and will be joining the Board of Andover High School Men’s basketball as well. As head of operations at Schernecker, his expertise is in exterior envelope construction and, in particular, the leadership and management that is required to grow a business that values people as their greatest asset. 

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The Course of the Merrimack – My Time Among the Voyagers

Early on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 7, a group of kayakers began its journey down the length of the Merrimack River, starting at the headwaters in Franklin, New Hampshire, where the Pemigewasset meets the Winnipesaukee. It would cover approximately 117 miles, with stops for lunch and events over the four-day course. With the exception of a handful of portages around dams and other obstructions, the Voyagers, as the group called itself, would stay on the river and its banks nearly the entire time.  The idea for the trip originated with Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn and expanded… continue reading

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

September 9

27th Annual Golf Tournament

Join Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce in their 27th Annual Golf Tournament.

Haverhill, Mass. | HaverhillMa.ChamberMaster.com

September 19

Dinner and a Presentation: Current Research Tends for Parkinson’s, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Nurse practitioners and physician’ assistants are invited to a dinner and presentation, featuring Geriatric Neuropsychiatrist Robert B. Portney and Chief Medical Officer of New England PET Imaging/ Radiologist as guest speakers.

Methuen, Mass. | ActiveMedResearch.com

September 20

Celebration of Lowell’s Vibrant African Community to Benefit Lowell Community Health Center

Lowell Community Health Center will host an African Community Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 20The event will celebrate the people and home countries of Lowell’s vibrant African community while raising funds for the Health Center’s WrapAround Fund, which pays for services that are not covered by health insurance, such as medical interpretation, linking patients to health insurance, free teen programs and community education and outreach.

Lowell, Mass. | LCHealth.org

September 26

Links of Hope

Join Link House Inc. as they honor those impacted by substance use disorder and offer hope to individuals and their families on their recovery journey. Guests and speakers include Governor Charlie Baker, Comedian Jimmy Tingle, Senior Director of External Affairs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock John Broderick, Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry President/CEO & Former Essex County Sheriff Frank Cousins Jr. and more.

Sailsbury, Mass. | LinkHouseInc.org

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