Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


April 10, 2014

Business Briefcase

Covino on YMCA conference committee

Elizabeth Covino of Andover recently served on the Association of YMCA Professionals Northeast Regional Conference committee held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The 40th annual, three-day conference brought together more than 200 YMCA professionals from New England and New York to focus on career and professional development for those serving in the nonprofit arena.

Covino previously worked as president of AYP Chapter 4, serving eastern Massachusetts. She is director of community relations, overseeing the marketing and development initiatives of the YMCA of Greater Nashua, N.H., an organization celebrating 127 years of service and serving nearly 30,000 people.

Home Health leadership awards

The 2014 Legacy of Leading annual dinner ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. at Andover Country Club, 60 Canterbury Drive. Thomas Mortimer, president and CEO of Haverhill Bank, and Naomi Prendergast, president and CEO of D’Youville Life and Wellness Community, will be honored with the 2014 Legacy of Leading awards by the agencies of Home Health Foundation.

Tickets are $125 and may be purchased by calling 978-552-4927 or by emailing All tickets will be held at the door. For more information, visit

Fred C. Church employee earns title

Rebecca Medeiros, an employee of the Andover-based Fred C. Church Insurance, has earned the associate in claims designation upon completion of a nationally recognized educational program for claim representatives and claim management personnel. Achieving the designation indicates an in-depth understanding of claims principles and practices as demonstrated by passing the AIC national examinations.

Medeiros, a personal lines claims supervisor, has been with the agency since 1996. She is a licensed insurance producer and holds the designations of accredited adviser in insurance and certified insurance service representative.

Stop & Shop campaign benefits Dana-Farber

Stop & Shop customers will have the chance to help support pediatric brain tumor care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute when they fill their grocery carts starting April 11 through July 10.

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