AMESBURY — The Greater Haverhill and Amesbury Chambers of Commerce are collaborating to host the first “Family Appreciation Day: Winter Festival.” The event will take place on Jan. 14, at Amesbury Sports Park, 12 South Hunt Road in Amesbury. The Winter Festival will feature unlimited snow tubing, an open skating rink, magic shows, and more. The sports park will have food and beverages for sale. For people of all ages, the event will start in the afternoon to allow young families and school-aged children to participate, and will continue into the evening to allow for professionals to participate after the work day concludes. Families are encouraged to participate and businesses are encouraged to treat their hard-working employees. Participants should bring their own ice skates to enjoy the open skating rink. The event is split into two waves or blocks of time; Afternoon Wave (3:30 to 6:15 p.m.) and Evening Wave (6:15 to 9 p.m.). Tickets are $10 per wave or $18 for both. Tickets must be pre-ordered by visiting either the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, 80 Merrimack St., second floor, Haverhill, HaverhillChamber.com, 978-373-5663 or the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce, 5 Market Square, Amesbury, AmesburyChamber.com, 978-388-3178.
LOWELL — John Deignan of Tewksbury, an employee of Fred C. Church Insurance, has been promoted to Commercial Team Leader. Deignan joined the agency in 2010, as a Commercial Account Manager in the agency’s Lowell headquarters. He has six years of insurance experience, is a licensed Property & Casualty Producer and holds the CSRM designation.
RAYMOND, N.H. — Jewett Automotive Design & Construction, a division of Raymond, N.H.-based Jewett Construction Company, Inc., has contracted with Commonwealth Motors to provide interior renovations to its Nissan and Honda dealerships in Lawrence. The Nissan project involves converting a portion of the existing service area into an expanded body shop, while work at the Honda facility includes the construction of a sound soffit to buffer service area noise from service advisors and service customers. This is the third project Jewett Automotive has undertaken for Commonwealth Motors. In 2012, Jewett extensively renovated its Nissan dealership, a three-phase project involving multiple additions, and built a ground-up, state of the art Chevrolet dealership for the client as well. Jewett Automotive Design & Construction specializes in design/build auto dealership facilities, auto dealership additions, auto dealership renovations and auto dealership fit-ups all across New England. Clients include Long Subaru, Watertown Ford, the Tulley Automotive Group, Olsen Cadillac, the Melkonian Group and the Grappone Automotive Group. Additional information about the firm can be found at jewettautomotive.com.