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Newton-Wellesley Hospital One of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts

For the second year in a row, Newton-Wellesley Hospital has been named one of the “Top Places to Work in Massachusetts” by The Boston Globe
The “Top Places to Work” recognizes the most progressive companies in the statebased on employee opinions about company leadership, compensation and training, diversity/inclusion, career development, family-friendly flexibility, and values and ethics. This year the rankings were organized into three categories: Large, Midsize, and Small companies. Newton-Wellesley Hospital was ranked 17th in the Large category.
The Boston Globe’s 2011 Top Places to Work survey was conducted by WorkPlace Dynamics of Exton, Pa., specialists in employee engagement and
retention. The Globe invited 1,076 employers to participate in the survey; 237 organizations employing a total of 200,000 people completed the process. Completed surveys were received from 73,813 individuals, who rated their employers based on such factors as compensation, career opportunities and quality of management.

Turn Out the Lights Performing Arts Showcase

On Saturday, November 26, the Wellesley High School hosted the Turn Out the Lights Performing Arts Showcase. The event culminated a week-long farewell to the Wellesley High School building and a celebration of over 70 years of educating Wellesley’s students. Former WHS English teacher Jeanie Goddard is the organizer-in-chief of this wonderful week.

The sold-out Performing Arts Showcase featured former and current WHS performers in opera, classical music, folk, rock, country, musical theater, jazz, poetry, film, and stand-up comedy. The Showcase was hosted by Tim Dowling (WHS ’92) and Adam Harrington (WHS ’96) and was produced by Beth Carrillo Thomas (WHS ’80). The Artistic Director was Chris Holownia (WHS ’02). All proceeds from the event went to the Wellesley POPS (Parents of Performing Students) WHS Piano Fund.

Photos by Beth Furman – beth@wellesleywestonmagazine.com

Giving Thanks & Giving Back at Potpourri

On Thursday, November 17 Lyn Evans – Potpourri Designs hosted Giving Thanks & Giving Back, an evening of food, wine, and fashion to benefit the Wellesley Food Pantry. The evening featured consultations on food, wine, and fashion and was sponsored by Lyn Evans – Potpourri Designs, Tasty tid-bits by Donna Fessler, Nine East Wine Emporium, WellesleyWeston Magazine, and Beauty and Main.