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inbox and visit A.J. Rose, your local flooring experts, in Burlington, Natick, and Saugus. 3 Jan Gleysteen Architects of Wellesley is honored to be named "Best Traditional Architect – Boston" 2018 by Best of Boston HOME Magazine. This achievement marks the first "best of" honor for the firm. Boston HOME pub- lishes the home industry's "best of" every year in their winter issue, recognizing companies they see as exceptional in their respective field. Jan Gleysteen Architects builds homes of grace and distinction in its hallmark New Traditional architectural style, adding a modern flair. For more information, call 781.431.0090 or visit www.jangleysteeninc.com. 3 The Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation recently announced a ten-year $50,000 commitment to the Wellesley Council on Aging, Tolles Parson Center. "We are thrilled to invest in the Tolles Parson Center, which we believe will add great value to the quality of life for the seniors in our community," said Maureen Sullivan, president of the Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation. In honor of the pledge, the art room in the Center will be named after the Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation. For more information, visit www.wellesleybank.com. 3 Drs. Ali of Wellesley Dental Group celebrated their 10th Annual Candy Drive! Every year, the drive has grown in size and scope. What started as a small Halloween candy buy-back with a handful of local children has morphed into an endeavor that spans the Metrowest. This year, 41 schools partici- pated, along with numerous businesses and organi- zations. Best of all, they collected more candy than ever before: just over 10,000 pounds. 3 Jared Wilk of Benoit Mizner Simon & Co., was recently chosen to be featured on the HGTV show My Lottery Dream Home. On each epi- sode, host David Bromstad takes recent lottery win- ners on extravagant house hunts to help them find their dream homes. For a recent episode featuring a Massachusetts' lot- tery winner, the producers chose Wilk's listing in Natick as one of the three finalists to be viewed on the show, and Wilk was the only agent showcased. 3 Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. recently hired eight new associates to its growing group of quality real estate agents. Three of these eight associates have been hired specifically to the Wellesley office and four to the Weston office. Christine Tin, Claudia Perkins, and Susan M. Sullivan are the new Wellesley office agents and Danielle Meade, Francesca Mills Purcell, Jeanne Racioppi, and Laura Bennos are the new Weston office agents. Beth Klencheski is the one new Needham office hire. 3 Brimmer and May, an independent, co-educa- tional school serving Pre-K to 12th grade students in Chestnut Hill, has opened the Hastings Center, a two-story addition to one of their existing buildings. The Center is named after the Hastings family, Church Street in Wellesley was home to two celebrations in November. Candace Evans Lucas, owner of cosmetics store The Candy Bar, celebrated her store's five-year anniver- sary at the 20 Church Street location. Kate Phelan, owner of Sloane & Ivy, a women's clothing store, held a styling event at her 22 Church Street boutique. For more information, visit www.candybarcosmetics.com and www. sloaneandivy.com. "About Town" in this issue has photos from both events. Candace Evans Lucas and Kate Phelan left to right: Beth Klencheski, Francesca Mills Purcell, Susan M. Sullivan, Christine Tin, Jeanne Racioppi, and Laura Bennos Jared Wilk Jan Gleysteen Dr. Femina Ali, Dr. Zarah Ali, and Dr. Ejaz Ali Gayle Thieme, Thomas Fontaine, Maureen Sullivan, and Peter Godfrey B E T H S H E D D 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 8

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