The District Parent Council is seeking volunteers to help read entries for this year’s Write-Away!! Contest.
The stories are in and processed and the next step is to read and qualify them. Volunteer readers will decide which are written well enough to be forwarded to the next round.
If you can spare an hour to read one or two entries, it would be greatly appreciated. No experience is necessary and volunteers will be trained.
Reader training is available Monday, March 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Burnham School, 45 Fountain St. To volunteer or for more information contact Tricia Manjounes at President@haverhilldpc.org or call 978-914-4707.
To become a sponsor or if you know someone who would like to be a sponsor please contact Herb Bergh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about the contest at www.haverhilldpc.org/concrete5/writeaway.
Penacook Place honors employees
Penacook Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recently honored several employees for their years of dedicated service, including an Atkinson resident who has served the facility and its residents for 35 years.
Certified Nursing Assistant Linda Schettino of Atkinson was recognized as the longest-tenured employee at Penacook Place at the facility’s 41st annual Staff Recognition Ceremony.
The facility’s president and CEO Julian Rich was among the employees recognized for 15 years of service.
Other employees recognized for reaching employment milestones include Donna Rawding, Marie Timothee, Marilyn Banks and Kathy Keefe (25 years); Jennifer Gillan and Charles Carrozza (20 years); Tracy Ramos, Veronica Rodriguez, Elizabeth Torla, Tania Sullivan, Dale Clayton, Kimberly Dulong, Brenda Nowers, Dorothy Stewart and Julian Rich (15 years); Lucy Garcia, Miguelina Fernandez, Patience Mujuru, Jasmin Mendoza, Scott Lynch, Nadine Parker, Rosanne Estep and Elizabeth Salois (10 years); and Deborah McCoy, Laura Maynard, Gail Cogliano, Donna Grossimon and Timothy Cusick (five years).
Located at 150 Water St., Penacook Place is the only not-for-profit nursing and rehabilitation facility serving Haverhill. Contributions that support the purchase of new equipment, renovations and resident activities can be made to the Friends of Penacook Fund, c/o Penacook Place, 150 Water St., Haverhill, MA 01830.