, Derry, New Hampshire


February 8, 2012

business Briefs

Buy a cup of coffee and help CHaD

Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock will be receiving some fiscal support for its programs with the help of a fundraiser sponsored by Cumberland Farms.

For the month of February, participating Cumberland Farms stores in New Hampshire and Vermont — including the one on Broadway in Derry — will donate 5 cents per cup from its coffee sales to benefit the family-centered children's hospital.

"Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides the highest level of care in a family centered environment to all of the children of our region, regardless of their family's ability to pay," said Kristin LaFromboise, corporate and community Relations at CHaD. "We are so thankful for the generous support on behalf of Cumberland Farms which will help us continue to provide this exceptional care for our patients."

Since formalizing its corporate giving program five years ago, Cumberland Farms has donated millions of dollars in cash and products to causes that benefit thousands of young people, through scholarship, direct-to-school programs, hunger relief, cancer research and more.

Stonyfield visitor center is expanding

LONDONDERRY — Check before you head to Stonyfield's visitors center. The center is expanding again and that will affect visitors.

Until April, the center will be open for yogurt and merchandise sales only, due to ongoing construction. It may have to close for a day or two, so call ahead.

The center will close Feb. 10and reopen on Feb. 14. It also will be closed Feb. 18 through Feb. 20.

Visitor center hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Edward Jones makes Fortune's list again

DERRY — Financial-services firm Edward Jones is ranked fifth on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2012" list. It's the company's 13th appearance on the list, according to Susan Friedrich, a financial advisor in Derry.

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