Business notes for Jan. 1, 2018

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Franklin Savings Bank employees fulfilled the wishes of 50 children during the holiday season through participating in Toys for Tots.

Citizens Bank will give a $15,000 grant to Families in Transition as part of a $250,000 initiative of funding local nonprofits. The money comes from employees’ payroll giving campaign and $200,000 personal donations from the executive committee.

Globe of Pittsfield gave sets of gear to Buffalo Fire Department in Kentucky and Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department in Alabama as part of its Globe Gear Giveaway.

Merrimack County Savings Bank was honored at Capital Regional Development Council’s annual Banker Celebration last month. The Merrimack County Savings Bank was recognized as bank of the year, based on the highest dollar volume of loans referred to the CRDC.

Granite Ledges of Concord, a Genesis HealthCare senior living community, earned recognition for meeting the goals set by the National Center for Assisted Living.

Mattress1st opened a new location in Concord at 238 Loudon Road.

The Greater Meredith Program recently elected Kelly Chapman, Bronwen Donnelly, Bill Gartner, Andy Lane and Lynn Leighton to the board of directors. Also, newly elected to board alternate position was Amy Currie. Re-elected were directors Ted Fodero, Bev Lapham and Bob Manley, and alternate Steve Durand.