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MV Chamber Plans Networking Breakfast Thursday in Andover

MV Chamber Plans Networking Breakfast Thursday in Andover

The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will have a networking breakfast at Residence Inn, Andover, Thursday, May 4, from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Co-sponsored by Foster Sullivan Insurance Group and Northeast Landscape Contractors, the breakfast also features door prizes. Residence Inn is located at 500 Minuteman Road, Andover. Tickets are $10 for members and $20


Haverhill’s Bautz to Lead Waltham YMCA

Donny Bautz of Haverhill was recently promoted to executive director of the Waltham YMCA. Bautz previously served as operations director at the Waltham YMCA, where he developed relationships with the branch’s staff and community members. As executive director, he will promote the Waltham YMCA’s core values: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, according to


Align Credit Union Offers First-Time Homebuyer Program

Align Credit Union has been awarded a $110,000 grant by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston to help local first-time homebuyers with down payment and closing costs on a first home. Qualified applicants are eligible to receive up to $11,000. To qualify, applicants must be first-time homebuyers and meet the low-to-moderate income requirement. Recipients


Michael Bevilacqua Receives Honors for Local Volunteerism

Michael Bevilacqua, assistant vice president, of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, was recognized for his volunteer work by the Massachusetts House of Representatives during the Chamber’s recent Business Expo in Haverhill. Bevilacqua was recognized for his volunteer role as chairman of the Northern Essex Community College Occupational Advisory Board and chairman of the Hospitality


Lawrence General Opens $56 Million Surgery Center

Surgeons, hospital staff and community and business leaders were on hand Thursday at Lawrence General Hospital, to observe and celebrate the opening of a $56 million surgery center. The 43,000-square-foot Santagati Center for surgery—named in honor of benefactors Marilyn and Richard Santagati—is five times the size of the current surgical service, which was built in