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January 14, 2014

Business Briefs


Newburyport Daily News

---- — New restaurant coming to Black Swan

Chef James Holloway, formerly of the Bear Hill Golf Club and The Georgetown Club, will return to his Georgetown roots this spring with the opening of Holloway’s Bar and Grille at the Black Swan Country Club.

The Andover Street restaurant will reopen under the popular chef’s direction in the spring after extensive renovations are completed, while the function ballrooms remain open.

“I am excited to be returning to Georgetown and Black Swan,” Holloway said. “Our new restaurant and function rooms will feature exciting new and affordable menu items in a family-friendly atmosphere.”

Jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities wanted

Northern Essex Community College has a new career website for its students and alumni, and the college is inviting local businesses and nonprofits to create an account and add their jobs, internships and volunteer positions to the site. Once employers open an account, which is free and a simple process, they can manage posts for open positions and view student applicants’ profiles, resumes and cover letters. Employers can access the site 24 hours a day. To open an account or for more information, visit http://www.necc.mass.edu/necclink-employers. For more information, contact Ashley Bragger at 978 556-3946 or abragger@necc.mass.edu.

Tourism summit slated for Jan. 31

The 8th Annual North of Boston Tourism Summit will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Road in Danvers. Presented by the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the daylong event typically attracts more than 125 industry professionals representing a wide spectrum of the region’s tourism-oriented businesses, organizations and agencies.

This year’s summit theme is “Keep Calm and Market On” and the CVB has put a program featuring industry experts who will share their professional insights on marketing the North of Boston region.

To learn more about the program and/or sponsor or attend the summit, contact the North of Boston CVB at 978-465-6555 or visit www.northofboston.org. The event Web page can be accessed from the CVB homepage, where sponsorship packages and event tickets may be purchased online.

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