Penacook Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recently honored several employees for their years of dedicated service.
They include director of Nursing Lisa Salterio, who received an award for 30 years of service at Penacook. Salterio was trained at St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and Regis College and started working at Penacook in 1983 as a nurse. She served as supervisor of nurses before being named director of nursing nearly a decade ago.
Located at 150 Water St., Penacook Place is the only not-for-profit nursing and rehabilitation facility in Haverhill. Penacook has a professional staff of 225 employees.
Exchange Club awards celebrationis May 21
The Exchange Club of Haverhill will hold its second annual Recognition Night May 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Maria’s Family Restaurant, 81 Essex St.
This annual event celebrates education, community, patriotism and partnerships and is exclusively sponsored by Pentucket Bank. This year’s Recognition Night will include the Ace and Youth Scholarship Award, which is presented to students for excellence in educational achievements and overcoming adversity; the Book of Golden Deeds, which honors a local community member who has gone above and beyond in volunteering and supporting his or her community without any recognition; and So Proudly We Hail, which recognizes one resident and one organization in Haverhill for proudly displaying the American flag.
The event will conclude with a recognition of the club’s major sponsors and supporters from the past year. Names of the award winners will be announced in April. Tickets are $20 per person and will include hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, presentations and award ceremonies. Tickets will be on sale in early April. More information is available from Jennifer Cantwell at 978-373-5663 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Exchange Club online at www.HaverhillExchangeClub.com.
Book Chat session at library is March 28
The public library will host a Book Chat session March 28 from 10 to 11 a.m. This is an informal readers advisory group where people can hear the latest fiction and non-fiction reviews and share what they are currently reading. Subscribe to the monthly Book Chat e-Newsletter at www.haverhillpl.org. More information is available from Jaclyn Payne at 978-373-1586, ext. 608.