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Newton Business Excellence Awards
The following is a press release issued by the Newton Economic Development Commission:
The Newton Economic Development Commission (EDC) will be holding the first annual 2012 Business Excellence Awards ceremony, Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 6pm-8pm at the Newton City Hall War Memorial followed by cocktail reception.
“The Business Excellence Awards is an important way we can say ‘thank you’ to our business community,” says Chris Steele, chairman of the EDC.
Mayor Setti Warren will be in attendance to present the awards to each of the winners. A cocktail reception, hosted by Mayor Setti Warren, the EDC and Newton Pride, is open to the public.
Eleven awards will be presented from a selective nomination and review process which recognizes Newton businesses, individuals, and organizations who have contributed to and expanded the vitality of the City’s village centers, advanced business attraction, and improved the overall economic development climate of the City. Receiving awards that evening will be: Auburndale Village Business Award- Boccabella Cafe & Bistro, Mario Bocca Bella and Anthony Vega; Newton Centre Village Business Award - Panera Bread, Gregg Godfrey; Newton Lower Falls Village Business Award- National Development, Ted Tye; Newton Highlands Village Business Award - Green Planet Kids, Annabelle Ship; Newton Upper Falls Village Business Award - Dunn-Gaherin's Food and Spirits, Seana Gaherin and Robert Dunn; Newtonville Village Business Award - Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant, Joe Prestejohn; Nonantum Village Business Award - Stoddard's Cutlery, David Marks; West Newton Business Award - Paddy's Pub, John O'Hara and Karl O'Hara; The Community Business Award - Newton Cultural Alliance; The Villages Business Award - The Village Bank; and The Citizen Champion Award - Joel Kadis.
During the evening the F. Gerard Adams Award will be established in memory of Jerry Adams, a dedicated EDC member who served for 9 years and contributed greatly to the advancement of economic development in our City.
If you have any questions regarding the 2012 Newton Business Excellence Award Ceremony, please contact Daphne Collins, EDC Member, (617) 584-7243, email@example.com or Amanda Stout, Economic Development Senior Planner, 617-796-1127, firstname.lastname@example.org , City of Newton, Economic Development Commission, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton Centre, MA 02459.
More About Newton City Hall
Located in Newton Centre, Newton City Hall is home to many public offices as well as a meeting location for Newton's boards and commissions, including the 24-member Board of Aldermen.
The city clerk, assessor, comptroller and election commission are located in City Hall, as are the offices of engineering, inspectional services, public works and veterans' services. The office of Mayor Setti D. Warren is on the second floor of the historic building.
Built in 1932, Newton City Hall is also the home of the city's war memorial. Plaques, uniforms, flags, documents and other memorabilia can be found on display on the first floor of the building.
City Hall Pond sits just in front of the building, which includes a small walking area and benches.
Newton City Hall is just over a mile from the Newton Centre MBTA stop (green line, d branch) and the Newtonville Commuter Rail station (purple line, Framingham/Worcester line). The #59 MBTA bus also stops nearby at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Commonwealth Ave.
Other events here
- Newton Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force meeting January 22, 2013 / February 26, 2013 / March 19, 2013 / April 23, 2013 / May 28, 2013 / June 25, 2013 / July 23, 2013 / September 24, 2013 / October 22, 2013 / November 26, 2013, 7:45 pm–10:00 pm