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"As a member of the board since 1997, Bill's commitment to Clinton Savings Bank has been steadfast," said President and CEO Robert J. Paulhus Jr. "He exemplifies the kind of commitment to business and community that embodies the mission of Clinton Savings Bank, and we all look forward to the guidance Bill will provide CSB as we head into the future."
An active member of the community, O'Neil is a member of the Clinton Exchange Club and the Finance Committee of the Immaculate Conception Church. He coaches a Lancaster Youth Basketball League team. O'Neil also serves as the director for the Clinton Public Schools Scholarship and Enrichment Foundation.
"Working with the strong management team, the board can continue to strengthen the bank's position within the community," O'Neil said. "As a financial institution, CSB is - and must continue to be - a place where customers can receive competitive rates and outstanding service. I also want to ensure that Clinton Savings Bank continues to be a strong supporter of the communities it services."
Having grown up in Clinton, O'Neil earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bentley College before obtaining his juris doctor from New England Law School. He is a member of the Clinton Bar Association, Worcester County Bar Association, and Massachusetts Bar Association. He and his family live in Lancaster.
Last September, Colonial Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Hudson was asked by Chrysler Group's BusinessLink Commercial Division to participate in the New England Snow and Ice Removal Trade Show at the Exposition Center in Marlboro. During the show, David Egeland, Colonial's BusinessLink associate, encouraged business owners and professionals to enter to win a nationwide contest to win a brand new Ram Truck.
Andy DiGiacomantonio, the owner of DiGiancomo Landscape of Wellesley, is the grand prize winner of the BusinessLink New Dodge Ram Sweepstakes.
Two local residents have been named to the Spring 2012 Dean's List at Champlain College, in Burlington, Vt.: Matthew Crowley, of Lancaster, majoring in business; and Shelby Dickinson, of Clinton, majoring in psychology.
Montachusett Home Care Corporation, of Leominster, recognized its social workers, support staff and nurses recently. The event was in recognition of Social Workers Month in March; Administrative Assistants' Day, in April; and Nurses Month, in May.
Among those honored were Annette Bakstran, of Berlin, a member of the support staff; and Karen Gould, of Lancaster, a nurse.
The annual meeting of Berlin Retirement Homes, Inc., was held on May 7 in the Northbrook Village Community Building. Three people were elected to the board of directors for three-year terms ending in 2015: Lynda Nelson, Patricia Simpson and Margaret Wilson.
Elected as officers of the board were: Tom Sharon, president; Beth Brewer, vice president; Lynda Nelson, secretary; and Margaret Wilson, treasurer. Other board members are Carolyn Cashin, Ken Harrold, Trudy Tervo and Annie Mariano.
Mary Collett, of Bolton, was inducted into the Psi Chi National Honor Society by the psychology department at the University of Vermont earlier this spring.
For the seventh year in a row, the juniors in the Health Technologies program at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School had a 100 percent passing rate on the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam. The juniors were honored at a pinning ceremony in the school auditorium, including a continental breakfast for them and their families immediately following the ceremony.
The students included: Marissa Monteiro, Berlin; and Glenda Maldonado, Andrew Morin, Taylor Rondeau and Claritza Taylor, Clinton;
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PHOTOG: Item photo/MICHAEL KANE
CUTLINE: (1) At the ceremony for the BusinessLink New Dodge Ram Sweepstakes are (from left) Chris Gourley, general manager of Colonial Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, Ram; Andy Digiacomo, owner of Digiacomo Landscape and the winner of the contest, and Ted Leppzer, Chrysler Corp. Small Business Sales Specialist. (2) William O'Neil. (3) Old Timer owners Jimmy and Irene McNally were feted last weekend for their 50th wedding anniversary. The celebration came during the Tribute Road Race after-party. Son Brian McNally (left) and road race co-director Frank Hewitt (right) joined them at the ceremony.