The Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Bill Scanlon held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for MedElite Staffing Inc., a medical staff recruiter at 100 Cummings Center, Suite 325-J, in Beverly. The first lunchtime ribbon-cutting was held in the chamber’s office, with lunch provided by Luigi’s Pizzeria.
Lucia Lighting & Design, owned by Salem resident Lucy Dearborn, was presented the top award for Exceptional Community Involvement in the third annual North American Showroom of the Year Awards. The event recognized the most prestigious lighting retailers in North America. Lucia Lighting & Design established the Cynthia Balesteri Ray ’03 Memorial Scholarship and has contributed to children’s health care at the Lynn Community Health Center, Haitian relief efforts and the Monson Tornado Victims Relief Fund. The showroom is in Lynn.
North Shore Home Care Resources became a member of the Marblehead Chamber of Commerce and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its office at 9 Centennial Drive, Suite 102, Peabody.
Proprietor Stephen McGuirk and his team welcomed family, friends and chamber members to their Peabody offices. North Shore Home Care Resources provides a safe, nurturing environment for seniors to gain the confidence to live full and independent lifestyles at home.
Effective Aug. 13, the Jewish Historical Society of the North Shore will change its name to the Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore and will move from its current location to 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody.
The Community Bank is slated to merge with Eastern Bank by the end of this year. Eastern Bank has 94 banking offices, some of which are in Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. The Community Bank is headquartered in Brockton. This will mark the fifth time in the past 30 years that Eastern Bank has merged with another mutual organization in Massachusetts.
NorthEast Community Bank
in Danvers donated $10,000 as the lead sponsor and official bank of the Danvers Family Festival for 2012. The bank joins several local businesses and individuals whose donations contributed to the two-week festival’s 33rd year.