EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

July 11, 2013

Annual golf tournament planned

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill will hold its fifth annual Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug. 5 at the Haverhill Country Club.

A shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Special guest is Eric Lastowka, the RE/MAX World Long Drive Senior Champion.

Tourney fees are $200 per player and $800 per foursome. Post tourney dinner is $50 per person.

Sponsorships/tee signs are available. The event will also include awards and a silent auction.

For more information contact Kathleen Pruett at 978-204-0620, 978-374-6171 or kpruett@haverhillbgc.org.

Casino trip to Maine

The Council on Aging in Haverhill and Amesbury are offering a trip to the Oxford Casino in Oxford, Maine on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

Bus departs from the Highway Department, 500 Primrose St. at 8 a.m. and from Crossroads Plaza Salisbury at 8:30 a.m.

Cost is $35 per person and includes $10 in free play.

More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390, ext. 11 or the Amesbury Council on Aging at 978-388-8138.

Council on Aging plans trip to Peabody Essex Museum

The Council on Aging is planning a trip to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., to see the “Faberge Revealed” exhibit on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

The name Faberge is synonymous with refined craftsmanship, jeweled luxury, and the Russian imperial family.

Over 230 treasures from the late 19th and early 20th centuries are featured. For more information contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390, ext. 11.

Barbershop performance by Boston Accent on tap

Boston Accent, an all female barbershop quartet based on the North Shore will perform on July 25 at 7 p.m. in the public library’s auditorium.

Boston Accent is the 2006 Harmony, Incorporated International Quartet Champions and 2010 Sweet Adeline’s Region 1 Quartet Champions.

For more information about the group or to sample songs from their CD visit online at www.bostonaccentquartet.com. Visit the library online at www.haverhillpl.org.

Nominate a Garden of the Month

The Haverhill Garden Club is seeking nominations for its Garden of the Month program.

If you know someone who has an outstanding garden that could be the Garden of the Month for August, call 978-521-0872.

The Haverhill Garden Club is a member of the National Garden Clubs Inc., New England Region, and the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Northern District.

Eastern Bank donates to NECC

Bob Rivers, president and chief executive officer of Eastern Bank, recently presented Northern Essex Community College with a $10,000 unrestricted donation. NECC President Lane Gleen accepted the donation on behalf of the college saying it will help address pressing needs.

“It will be a great benefit to our students,” Glenn said.

Rivers is a member of the NECC Foundation Board. Eastern Bank recently opened a branch on Essex Street in Lawrence.

It is the first new retail banking office in the city in 23 years and is located near NECC’s Lawrence campus.

“Eastern Bank’s contribution to NECC is a reflection of our shared mission, as well as our admiration and appreciation of the college’s inspiring leadership,” said Rivers, who added that the donation was part of the bank’s focus on supporting organizations that are addressing the issue of workforce development.

NECC’s Office of Institutional Advancement supports the college’s mission to enhance the social, cultural and economic life of the Merrimack Valley by raising funds to support the college’s many programs and by developing partnerships with the community.

More information is available from Jean Poth, vice president of institutional advancement at jpoth@necc.mass.edu or 978-556-3624.