Old Colony Elder Services Employees Hold Canned Food Drive for The Charity Guild

OCES Staff Hold Food Drive for The Charity Guild

This holiday season, the staff at Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton based regional elder services agency serving seniors, their families and caregivers throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, has gone above and beyond to help those in need. The agency collected several large boxes of canned food donations … [Read more...]

ARC of Greater Plymouth’s Holiday Party a Great Success

More than 60 families attended the recent Children's Holiday Party for members of ARC of Greater Plymouth. The event, which was sponsored by Damon, Topham & Company, the CPA firm and 2011 FIVE STAR Wealth Managers based in Marshfield, was held at the Tavern on the Green in Marshfield. This is the 12th consecutive year that … [Read more...]

New Year, New Resolution for Hiring Managers: Improve Interview Techniques to Reduce Cost

Job interviews can be stressful on new hire candidates, but they also put pressure on the hiring manager. The cost of making a "bad hire" decision incurs the obvious expenses of salary and benefits, but there are also hidden costs. Time invested in training and lost time in finding the right candidate (which can takes months) … [Read more...]

South Shore Skin Center and Spa Raises $15K for skin cancer prevention non-profit

CMPF Board and South Shore Skin Center Dermatologist Richard Eisen, M.D.

More than 75 attended the recent "Sunbeams and Snowflakes" Day of Beauty and Open House fundraiser held last week at South Shore Skin Center and Spa in Plymouth to benefit the Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation (CMPF). A total of $15,000 was raised for CMPF. South Shore Skin Center and Spa personnel generously donated … [Read more...]

Aging Parent Needs Assistance? Right At Home Advises of the Top 10 Signs and Online Assessment Tool

Libet Callahan, RN, BSN, president of the South Shore office of Right at Home

Holiday visit or wellness check? The answer is both. The holidays are often a time for happy reunions with aging parents, aunts and uncles who you haven't seen in months or perhaps even years. A holiday visit is the perfect time to assess how your loved one is doing because you are able to look for visual clues indicating signs … [Read more...]

Resort Maps® makes new Discovery. Resort Maps Franchise, Inc to change name to Discovery Map International, Inc.

WAITSFIELD, VERMONT…  Effective January 1, 2012, Waitsfield, Vermont-based Resort Maps®, creator of more than 100 hand-drawn travel maps across the United States, Canada, England, Costa Rica and Puerto Rico, will officially change its name to Discovery Map International, Inc. The name change comes two months after acquiring … [Read more...]

Rodman & Rodman Honors their Golden Anniversary with Donation to YMCA Camp

Steve Rodman, CPA, MST, President

Rodman & Rodman, P.C. , a CPA firm providing tax advisory services and business strategies for small and mid-size companies throughout New England, is celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary in 2011. The company had planned a golden anniversary gala in Boston this holiday season to celebrate this momentous event, but instead … [Read more...]

Old Colony Elder Services Staff Gives Back to Area’s Youth through Angel Tree

This holiday season, the staff at Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the regional elder services agency serving seniors, their families and caregivers throughout greater Brockton and Plymouth county, is reaching out to the younger generation. They are "giving back" to the community's youth by participating in the Salvation … [Read more...]

South Shore Diamond Exchange launches campaign to fight hunger

Food insecurity is quickly becoming a serious problem that more and more families are struggling with on the South Shore. One of the area's premier jewelers, South Shore Diamond Exchange, Inc of Pembroke, has launched a fundraising campaign to help fight hunger on the local level by raising money for the Greater Plymouth Food … [Read more...]