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METHUEN — Attendees of the Texas Roadhouse networking barbecue luncheon held on Feb. 8, included (from left to right) Chief of Police Alan DeNaro, Haverhill Police Department; Rebecca Connelly, new and pre-owned sales representative at Mercedes-Benz, Smith Motor Sales; and Joseph Bevilacqua, president of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. No Published Caption

NORTH ANDOVER — HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab has been named to the top 100 of Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500” list. The company also continued its reign at the top spot in the Health Services list, having been ranked No. 1 in that category four years running.

To make an appointment, contact HealthSource of Andover, Dr. Robyn Stott, D.C., at 978-686-7800. More information about HealthSource of Andover can be found at


ANDOVER — In addition to their office in Westford, Cornerstone Financial Resources, which has been helping their clients since 1993, recently opened a second office in Andover. Their primary focus is on retirement planning and assisting their clients to retire safely, insuring that they are able to maintain their current standard of living during retirement without running out of money. Cornerstone also works in the area of financial aid planning for college; working with families to maximize endowme

nt and gift aid for their college-bound students.

Cornerstone Financial Resources is located at 10 High St., Andover. For more information, call 978-686-4443 or visit


NORTH ANDOVER — Buntha Kouy EP has joined Off-Season Sports and Physical Therapy as an exercise physiologist. Kouy will offer small group functional exercising, which will provide accountability, camaraderie, and positive motivation. Working with an exercise physiologist provides a structured and monitored workout that is specifically tailored to one’s health needs. For more information, call 978-688-6181.


PLAISTOW — Plaistow Health has received national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for adopting a coordinated approach to primary care for its patients.

Plaistow Health, located at 24 Plaistow Road, is working to adopt the patient-centered medical home model in all 14 of its primary care practices in New Hampshire.


LAWRENCE — Jim McConaughy, the founding director of the Enrichment Program at the Greater Lawrence Educational Collaborative (GLEC), has retired after nearly 27 years. McConaughy started and directed the Greater Lawrence Academic Bowl, which has served more than 4,000 seventh and eighth grade students since 1986 in the communities of Lawrence, Methuen, Andover and North Andover. McConaughy created the GLEC Service Leadership Program, which for 17 years united students from six high schools to produce service activities in each others’ communities. The AppleSeed, AppleSauce and ApplePi Literary Magazines, created by McConaughy, collectively have published more than 5,000 students in grades 3-12 in the Andover, North Andover, Methuen and Lawrence communities. Finally, McConaughy has left a legacy of academic competitions and cultural events in French and Spanish at area high schools.


NORTH ANDOVER — Mike Goulian was awarded the International Council of Air Shows Sword of Excellence at a ceremony held recently during the organization’s annual convention. The award is presented annually in recognition of contributions made to the air show industry by a group or individual. The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) is responsible for promoting the safety, and visibility of air show events, promoters, and performers. Goulian received the ICAS Sword of Excellence in recognition of his efforts to promote a culture of safety and professionalism within the air show industry. Goulian accepted the award on behalf of his team.

He resides with his family in Maynard, built his air show business headquarters, Goulian Aerosports, at the Lawrence Municipal Airport in North Andover, and also spends time supporting his family’s aviation business, Executive Flyers Aviation, in Bedford and North Andover.


LONDONDERRY — Terence McCormick of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. has been awarded a professional degree in the field of long-term care, Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC). The program is independent of the insurance industry and focuses on providing financial service professionals the tools needed to meet their clients’ long-term care needs. McCormick also holds designations in CFP (Certified Financial Planner), ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant), CASL (Chartered Advisor for Senior Living), and CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter). Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. is located at 50 Nashua Road, Suite 202, Londonderry.

DERRY — Metro Market owner Philip Abirached now is offering postal services at his 158 Rockingham Road Plaza store. Customers will be able to do about 75 percent of what they could do at the post office, including printing colored stamps, mailing letters, and shipping packages via a self-service kiosk and drop box. This service expands access and helps reduce lines at the post office. It also expands the hours postal services are available. The kiosk also provides delivery and signature confirmation. Metro Market did some reorganizing to prepare for the kiosk launch by making space in the store. Abirached also set up a full offering of shipping and mailing supplies, and a space for customers to prepare their packages for shipping. This managed service is provided by LePage’s and Pitney Bowes. LePage’s is a manufacturer of a full line of shipping supplies and Pitney Bowes’ retail deployment partner for the kiosk program.

SALEM, N.H. — David Vazan, M.D. has recently joined Spindel Eye Associates. Dr. Vazan is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and has extensive experience in the most current medical, surgical and laser treatments for diseases of the eyes. Dr. Vazan earned a bachelor of science degree in neurobiology and biomedical engineering from the University of Rochester. He then received his medical degree from New York Medical College. After completing an internship at New York Hospital, Dr. Vazan completed his residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at North-Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital. In 2008, Dr. Vazan entered private practice as a comprehensive ophthalmologist serving the northern New Jersey and New York City communities. He sees patients in the Salem, Derry and Londonderry offices.

HAVERHILL — Lise Zapatka of Lowell was promoted to senior vice president of operations/marketing and Kelly Quevillon of Sandown was promoted to vice president of operations recently at Haverhill Bank. Zapatka is responsible for the overall information technology operations of the bank as well as overseeing the promotion of the bank through advertising, community events and sponsorships. Quevillon implements system enhancements, participates in the development and testing of new products and works with the bank’s service bureau to maintain efficient operations. She is also responsible for deposit operations, including electronic banking.

BOSTON — Paul Camasso of North Andover was one of the more than 80 “Team 20” platelet donors recognized by the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center at Dana-Farber Institute for his donation of blood platelets during the past year. Camasso is a member of “Team 20,” a group of donors who commit to donating platelets at least 20 times throughout the year. Platelets are clotting agents of the blood, which are vital to many patients, especially those who fight cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, undergo chemotherapy, receive organ transplants, or lose blood during surgery. To learn about platelet donation, call 888-LETSGIV, email blooddonor 978-687-6045 or by e-mail to

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