Entries by Dave Ginisi

Beacon of Hope to Hold Harvest Dinner

Beacon of Hope Community Services will celebrate its 32nd anniversary at its Annual Harvest Dinner Dance on Friday, Nov. 1 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster. This fun-filled event starts at 6 p.m. and showcases local “celebrities” who will perform songs, dances, challenges and tell jokes at the command of those attending. This […]

Boston Red Sox to Receive Inaugural Gold Vest Accessible Award, Presented by NEADS World Class Service Dogs

Award recognizes Red Sox’ commitment to offering a welcoming and accessible environment for those with a disability and allowing access for legitimate Service Dog teams. NEADS World Class Service Dogs announced that the Boston Red Sox will receive the inaugural Gold Vest Award on October 18, 2019 at NEADS’ Get Dressed. Give. Back. fundraising event. […]

Smith’s Country Cheese Available at the Johnny Appleseed Visitors Center

Locally produced and award winning cheeses from Smith’s Country Cheese are now available for purchase at the Johnny Appleseed Visitors Center located on Route 2 in Lancaster.  Smith’s Country Cheese, located in Winchendon, has been a family-owned-and-operated, working dairy farm and creamery for over thirty years. Smith’s uses old-fashioned family traditions and hard work to […]

North Central Massachusetts Chamber Releases 2020 Public Policy Agenda

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Public Policy Agenda for the new fiscal year today outlining the Chamber’s legislative priorities on issues important to businesses and the advancement of North Central Massachusetts.  The agenda was developed to serve as a blueprint for the Chamber’s government affairs efforts and have been reviewed and […]

Chamber’s development arm closes out a successful year

The Chamber’s economic development affiliate, the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC), completed its fiscal year on September 30, 2019. The NCMDC works in partnership with local banks, credit unions, chambers of commerce and area nonprofits to support emerging microenterprises, small businesses, and community projects in North Central Massachusetts with loans and technical assistance.  The […]

Paid Family Medical Leave Information

On October 1, 2019, collection of the payroll tax associated with the state’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave Program went into effect. All employees and employers are impacted by this tax, unless they have instituted a comparable and state approved private plan in the program’s place. Below is some further information regarding your rights […]

November Edition of Good Morning North Central features Governor Charlie Baker and Local Author Mark Bodanza

The next edition of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber’s popular Good Morning North Central breakfast series is scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA.  The November edition is sponsored by Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School.  The Good Morning North Central […]