Business Briefs

GIVING

For the 9th year in a row MassPay’s Fed Up With Cancer presented a donation to North Shore Medical Center (NSMC). This year’s community effort resulted in $20,000 in funds that will go towards cancer research, prevention efforts, and to help families in their fight against cancer. Since Fed Up With Cancer was founded in 2010 by Jason Maxwell, owner of MassPay in Beverly, the organization has donated over $400,000 to NSMC. Pictured: Dr. David J. Roberts, President, North Shore Medical Center (left) and Jason Maxwell, CEO & Founder MassPay/Fed Up With Cancer.

MILESTONES

The Friends of Buker, the parent-teacher organization of Buker Elementary School in Wenham, has announced its board of directors for the 2019-2020 school year. The slate of officers is as follows: Kristin Sleeper, Co-President; Jessica Roy, Co-President; Anne Olney, Vice President; Alexandra Mahan, Treasurer; Alison Hawkins, Recording Secretary; Frances Wetterlow-Thibeault, Communications Secretary.

PEOPLE

Salem State student Nyatichi Nyabuti has received a $10,000 Chinese Government Scholarship from the Embassy of People’s Republic China. Nyabuti, 18 and originally from Kenya, is majoring in political science and international relations, and will study abroad in Nanjing, China, during the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition, health insurance, and room and board, while providing a monthly stipend.

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