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March 13, 2012

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Sustainable business seminar tomorrow

Sustainability and the Supply Chain 1.0, the next session in the Newburyport CleanTech Center's ongoing seminar series on the benefits of a sustainable business approach for local business leaders, will be held tomorrow at 8 a.m. at the Newburyport CleanTech Center on 10 Mulliken Way in the Industrial Park. The event, another collaboration with Sustainserve, is free, open to the public and includes a continental breakfast.

Sustainserv's Matt Gardner will review a representative case study of how one particular firm addressed supply-chain requirements. Following his presentation, local business leader Rod L'Italien, founder of Circle Finishing, a metal finisher in Newburyport's Industrial Park, will talk about how sustainability management has influenced his business processes.

Seating reservations can be made at http://www.sustainserv.com/navigating-sustainability-practical-steps-to-meet-growing-demands.html.

Hot in Hollywood grand opening

Hot in Hollywood Jewelry will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony tomorrow at 4 p.m., along with Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday and the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce. They invite the public to check out their great selection of Hollywood-inspired jewelry. There will be replicas of Kate Middleton's engagement ring, Marilyn Monroe's earrings, Angelina Jolie's red-carpet emerald earrings, Jackie O's authentic replica jewelry and more. Wine and cheese will be served. Respond to Anne Wilt at 978-462-6680, ext. 13. For more information, visit http://business.newburyportchamber.org/events/details/ribbon-cuttin-at-first-parich-church-newbury.

Information night at Our Secret Garden

Our Secret Garden indoor/outdoor nursery and preschool invites parents, educators and the community to OSG's first Parents Information Night on Thursday, March 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. at 20 High Road, Newbury. The event is open to the public.

For more information about Parents Information Night or the school, contact 978-465-7070, or visit www.oursecretgardenfpcn.org.

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