NoteWorthy – 2/9/20
AROUND THE VALLEY
GLCF Awards Nearly $140,000 In Community Grants To Local Nonprofits
The Greater Lowell Community Foundation celebrated and honored the work of local nonprofits at its discretionary grants program reception on Thursday, Feb. 6. Nearly $140,000 in competitive grants were awarded to 21 local nonprofits within a framework of social education, children’s services, elder services and water resources initiatives. The focused areas collectively work toward creating a better quality of life for all residents in Greater Lowell.
Lawrence General Hospital Announces Deborah Wilson As Hospital President & Chief Executive Officer
The Lawrence General Hospital Board of Trustees recently announced that it has selected Deborah Wilson as the hospital’s next president and CEO.
Wilson has served in several executive roles in health care over her career. She has been at Lawrence General for nearly nine years in the role of senior vice president and chief financial officer, prior to being promoted to executive vice president three years ago. Since October 2019, Wilson has served as interim CEO. Her appointment culminates a four-month search process by the board of trustees, assisted by a national health care recruiting firm and one of the industry’s leading executive development and evaluation consultants.
Carbone’s Kitchen Opens on South Main Street, Haverhill
Carbone’s Kitchen held their grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, Feb. 7. Carbone’s Kitchen offers a fusion of classic Italian food with modern American twists, and is owned and operated by Haverhill native Kristen Carbone.
February 21 and 22
You can count on lots of food, music and of course, fun winter activities. Lowell’s annual Winterfest weekend in downtown Lowell is a fun event featuring everything from a carousel and ice-skating to an all-you-can-eat chocolate festival.
Lowell, Mass. | LowellWinterfest.com
Crave Loves Lucy: Fundraiser for Lucy’s Love Bus
Join us at Crave in Amesbury for complimentary appetizers, free door prizes, drinks, fun music, a raffle and auction with big-ticket items!
Amesbury, Mass. | Facebook.com
Exchange Club of Lawrence Public Safety Awards
For the sixtieth year the Exchange Club of Lawrence and the Andovers will recognize the outstanding service of some of our community’s finest.
Andover, Mass. | ExchangeClubOfLawrence.com
3rd Annual ‘Dream Builders’ Gala & Auction
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell will host the 13th Annual “Dream Builders” gala and auction
at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center from 6 to 10 p.m.
Lowell, Mass. | Build2020.GiveSmart.com
Billerica Garden Club’s 90th Anniversary
Billerica Garden Club’s 90th Anniversary presents Spring Fling with floral designer Christina of Platinum Posies.
Billerica, Mass. | GCFM.org
Annual Thomas G. Kelakos Community Spirit Award
Kiwanis Club of Greater Lowell honors Kathy and Scott Plath for their many contributions to the Lowell community.
Lowell, Mass. | LowellKiwanis.org