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June 07, 2017 Likes Comments

‘Green’ awards in bloom at Spring Business Breakfast


Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital was named the 2017 Needham Green Business of the Year at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s Spring Business Breakfast in May. Pictured from left, Development Director Kelly Wallace and Director of Faculties Ken Edwards with Needham Selectmen Chair Marianne Cooley and State Rep. Denise Garlick.

Kantor Warren

Newton resident Jonathan Kantor, founder and principal of Sage Builders, accepts the 2017 Newton Green Business of the Year Award from Newton Mayor Setti Warren at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s Spring Business Breakfast at the Needham Sheraton.


Newton City Council President and Mayoral candidate Scott Lennon joined a full ballroom of attendees at the Chamber’s Spring Business Breakfast, who were asked to participate in World Energy Efficiency Services’ Energy Saver$ program – a no-cost energy audit service for businesses to identify cost-saving energy efficient practices.

Solar One

Solar One Solution’s CEO Moneer Azzam celebrates his company’s Green Tech Award alongside Chamber President Greg Reibman and Needham Selectmen Chair Marianne Cooley. Four businesses were recognized for their environmental initiatives at the chamber’s Spring Business Breakfast, which was sponsored by Eastern Bank, World Energy Efficiency Services, The Village Bank, Abrams-Little Gill Loberfeld PC, BID-Needham, Mount Ida College, Middlesex Savings Bank and Eversource.

Nick Emmons

NBC Boston Today morning anchor Nick Emmons emceed the chamber’s Spring Business Breakfast held May 4 at the Needham Sheraton Hotel. The event featured the chamber’s annual Green Business Awards ceremony, remarks from Newton Mayor Setti Warren, Needham Board of Selectman Chair Marianne Cooley and a keynote address from Gov. Charlie Baker.

Winter and Sangiolo

Steve Winter, Metropolitan Area Planning Council and a member of the chamber’s N2 Innovation District committee, joined Newton City Councilor and candidate for Mayor Amy Sangiolo in applause during the chamber’s Spring Business Breakfast, presented by Eastern Bank and World Energy Efficiency Services. The sold-out Needham Sheraton ballroom was filled with 300+ business, civic and community leaders.


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