WellesleyWeston Magazine

SPRING 2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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provides securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network ® , Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. To learn more about her firm and service efforts, call 781.444.9367 or visit www.bredeinvestment.com. D.K. Brede Investment Management Company is located at 1253 Highland Avenue in Needham. 3 Gail Bogle, manager of Hammond Residential Real Estate's Wellesley and Weston offices, recently announced that Dean Poritzky has affiliated with Hammond. Poritzky will collaborate with clients in Hammond's Wellesley and Weston offices. A top-producing agent, trusted advi- sor, and Weston resi- dent with expertise in all aspects of market- ing and selling a home, Poritzky looks forward to building relation- ships and providing unparalleled service to his clients. Poritzky said, "I am excited to begin the next phase of my over thirty-year career with Hammond." 3 JDCommunications, Inc., a marketing and pub- lic relations consulting firm located in Canton, is pleased to announce they are the recipient of two Gold 2013 PRISM (Prestigious Results in Sales and Marketing) Awards from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB). The first Gold award, "Best Website Design," was for a redesign of their clients' website, www.shconstruction.com. The second Gold award, "Best Marketing Event of the Year," was for Eastman St. Woodworks grand opening. For more information, visit www.jdcomm.biz. 3 Maura Wayman Photography has built her brand throughout Wellesley and New England by capturing images her clients always wanted but never got with other photographers. The studio recently completed work for Vestar Capital Partners in New York City, Ocean Spray, and Mobiquity. The growing acclaim for the studio is due to owner Maura Wayman's artistic eye, engaging per- sonality, and techni- cal skills. See Maura's work at www.maurawayman.com. Call 617.308.1963 to schedule an appointment. 3 Red Barn Nursery School in Weston, one of the oldest parent cooperative preschools in the Boston area, is commemorating its 70th anniversary this fall. Children celebrated with a popsicle party and sang, "Happy Birthday, Red Barn." The school was founded in 1943 by parents seeking the kind of child-centered learning environment that was, at the time, just beginning to gain widespread attention. 3 Wellesley resident Kathy Mongeau has started an Ayurveda Diet & Lifestyle consultancy. While teaching yoga at Wellesley's Laughing Dog Yoga studio, Kathy became interested in Ayurveda, the ancient "Science of Life." She completed rigorous training at the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, where she became a certified Ayurvedic Diet & Lifestyle Consultant. Kathy meets with individuals and groups to help design diet and lifestyle plans by blending eastern and western traditions. For more information, visit www.ayurvedaconsulting.net. 3 On Tuesday, December 17, Bank of America Massachusetts Senior Vice President Carl Underhill presented a check for $50,000 to Cradles to Crayons Executive Director Sharon Reilly. The presentation capped off a morning of volunteering at Cradles to Crayons' "Giving Factory" by Bank of America employees from various locations. Cradles to Crayons was founded in 2002, with the mission of providing to children ages 0 to 12 some of the most important basics of life, including clothing, school supplies, and toys, free of charge. 32 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 4 inbox Debra Brede Longtime broadcaster Don Kelley of Wellesley has been elected president of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame (MBHOF). An accomplished programmer with more than 40 years in radio, Kelley spent 22 years as Vice President of Programming at Magic 106.7 FM in Boston and was the original program director of the first "Mix" station in America, 106.5 FM in Baltimore. The Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall Of Fame works to honor the Massachusetts broadcasting industry's most note- worthy members and preserve their work for future generations. Maura Wayman Jack Shea, Dan McLaughlin, Joanne DiFrancesco, Yvonne Lauziere, John Caruso, and Megan McKay Bank of America Massachusetts Senior Vice President, Carl Underhill; Cradles to Crayons Executive Director, Sharon Reilly; Bank of America volunteers. J U D I T H G O E T Z Dean Poretsky 028-036_WWM14_Inbox_v3_WellesleyWeston Magazine 2/1/14 3:16 PM Page 32

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