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December 2013 - JANET PORCARO

ANTONE® Color of the Year 2014 Predictions Infographic

ANTONE® Color of the Year 2014 Predictions Infographic

Fun look at color trend predictions for 2014.

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PANTONE® Color of the Year 2014 Predictions Infographic, November 2013

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Shop Local in Newton – It’s Easy!

Shop Local in Newton – It’s Easy!

Green Planet - a fun place to visit

Green Planet – a fun place to visit

Shop Local in Newton – It’s Easy! I just heard on morning TV today that over 29% of consumers have NOT finished their holiday shopping. For your benefit, the following local shops have many excellent choices. It is easy to find great gifts and support our local small business owners!

Owner George Dungan

Owner George Dungan, Morning Silver in West Newton

Artitudes Gallery

1286 Washington Street, West Newton – 617-244-9220

A lovely shop/gallery filled with unique hand made items. Selections include clothing, clocks, pottery, jewelry, and a variety of artwork made from paper, glass, metal work, and wood. Once you enter the shop, you will want to linger.

Green Planet Kids

22 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands – 617-332-7841

Green Planet Kids is a toy store for kids of all ages. You will find a wide variety of quality toys and games in every price range. Be sure to look into their art classes and birthday parties at www.greenplanetkids.com.

Artitudes West Newton

Artitudes Gallery, West Newton

Morning Silver

1276 Washington Street, West Newton – 617-795-0850

A great selection of gift items including jewelry, candles, toys, and other unique items for everyone on your list. Friendly staff is ready to wrap!

Beverly Goldstein and Marge Littman

Beverly Goldstein and Marge Littman, Natural Sense, Newtonville

Natural Sense

326 Walnut Street, Newtonville – 617-969-9510

I buy all my skin care and cosmetics at Natural Sense. The selection of beautiful clothing, scarves, warm socks, and other wearables is

New England Mobile Book Fair®

82 Needham Street, Newton Highlands – 617-527-5817

The New England Mobile Book Fair is a warehouse sized store filled with a huge selection of books, cards, and toys. Give he gift of books. www.nebookfair.com

West Newton Cinema

1296 Washington Street, West Newton – 617-964-8074

What could be better than the magical gift of the movies at a special local theatre which has presented the Finest Foreign, Independent and Critically Acclaimed Films since 1978!

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Explore summer intern options for high school students in Newton

Explore summer intern options for high school students in Newton

Explore summer intern options for high school students in Newton

Student Internship in Newton, MA

Do you have a high school student who is in working an internship this summer? Are you a local business provider who would be interested in mentoring a high school student?  Summer internships are a great way for teens to build confidence and learn about career options. Join us for a panel discussion on finding or developing internships. Panelist will discuss their experiences with internships and how to explore options for student internships. Panelists will include the following.

  • Diane LeBlanc, Village Bank Senior Vice President
  • Janet Porcaro, REALTOR from Keller Williams Realty
  • Suriya Ramachandrababu, Summer Intern
  • Amanda Samaha, Newton North High School Capstone Counselor

Thursday, December 4, 2013 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM in the Newton North Cafeteria, 1st floor.

Last summer, I was  fortunate enough to have a wonderful student Intern, Suriya Ramachandrababu. Suriya was a natural business leader. Before I met him, I was worried about how I would fill the day. But Suriya dug in to every assignment with cheerful resolve.

The goal of the Mayor’s Summer Youth Internship Program is to serve as a stepping stone and learning experience for young adults in the community. Internships provide on the job experience and exposure to the world of work, as well as skill-building workshops and presentations. ~ from the City of Newton