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Staybridge Suites Hotel in Andover

With all the charm of New England & home-style amenities, the hotel suites in Andover features a full, hot breakfast buffet daily, an evening Sundowner Reception with light fare, a 24-hour BridgeMart convenience store & Fitness Center, free Wi-Fi access throughout & 5 miles of free shuttle service.
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About Andover
Andover is a suburban community located 20 miles north of Boston at the intersection of I-495 and I-93. Because of Andover's convenient location it is home to many of the largest high tech firms. Among them are Hewlett-Packard, Raytheon, Digital and Gillette.

Andover offers an excellent highly rated school system along with the highest quality private schools which include Phillips Academy and the Pike School.

Andover provides a small town atmosphere in high quality residential neighborhoods to family homeowners while simultaneously offering big town service to corporate residents in attractive campus settings.

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American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: May 21, 2014 2 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Wed, 21 May 2014 14 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Jun 26, 2014 2 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14 )
Teaching Receptive Language Skills to Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Teaching Receptive Language Skills to Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Laura Grow, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Receptive language involves responding to the spoken instructions of other people (e.g., following instructions, pointing out an item after hearing its name). Receptive language skills are a critical component of early intervention programs and are ubiquitous in school settings. Previous research shows that learners with autism spectrum disorders may have difficulty acquiring receptive language skills or may display faculty stimulus control (i.e., responding "correctly" for the wrong reasons). The purpose of this workshop is review the basic concepts involved in receptive language instruction and learn how to optimize receptive language learning. First, we will review the concepts of simple and conditional discriminations and the desired stimulus control of common receptive language programs. Second, we will discuss best practice guidelines for teaching receptive language skills based on the current body of literature. Third, attendees will learn how to arrange the antecedents of instruction to reduce or avoid faulty stimulus control during receptive language programs.

Dr. Laura Grow received her doctoral degree in Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University under the supervision of Dr. James Carr. Dr. Grow is an assistant professor in the Educational and Counseling Psychology and Special Education at the University of British Columbia. Prior to the appointment at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Grow was an assistant professor at St. Cloud State University. Currently, she serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and The Analysis of Verbal Behavior. Dr. Grows research interests include conditional discrimination training, early language acquisition, and emergent verbal behavior.

3 Credits - BCBA Type II CEU.

Recommended readings:

  1. Grow, L., & LeBlanc, L. (2013). Teaching Receptive Language Skills: Recommendations for Instructors. Behavior Analysis in Practice.
  2. Grow, L. L., Carr, J. E., Kodak, T. K., Jostad, C. M., & Kisamore, A. N. A comparison of methods for teaching receptive labeling to children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 475-498.

When: May 8, 2014 3 PM to May 8, 2014 6 PMin Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: 50.00 true ESS May 2014 50.00

(Thu, 08 May 2014 15 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: May 6, 2014 1 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 May 2014 13 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Jun 14, 2014 9 AM in Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09 )
New England B2B Networking Event in Andover Ma

I am happy to announce the New England B2B Networking Group will be having a B2B lunch event on May 15th at Cross Fit Andover 22r Dale St Andover Ma. The event is from 1130am to 1pm with a $15.00 admission fee lunch will be provided.The New England B2B lunch time networking events are designed for people who sell their goods or services directly to other businesses and not directly to consumers. This event is great for Technology companies, startups, sales people and business owners such as computer companies, printing companies, promotional item companies, payroll companies, CPA's, Business Lawyers, Office supply companies, Bankers, Consultants, Merchant service companies, technology companies, Financial planners, toner companies, packaging companies, marketing companies, Web designers, Web app designers.Please register today for the New England B2B Networking Event space is limited to 15 attendeesand pre- registration is required. This event will sell out so you must pre regsiter no walk in registration will be allowed.Here is the format of the event.1145am to 1215pm open networking and lunch1215 to 1245 Each attendee will receive one minute to promote their business1245 to 115 open networking.If you are unsure if you should attend this event please email me at or call me at 978-995-1743Please join the New England B2B Networking Group on Linkedin to hear about upcoming networking events.

When: May 15, 2014 11 AM to May 15, 2014 1 PMin Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: New England B2B Chelmsford 15.00 true New England B2B Networking Event in Andover 15.00

(Thu, 15 May 2014 11 )
2014 HCMV Annual Dinner & Meeting

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Please consider sponsoring a local student's attendance.

Harvard Club of Merrimack Valley (HCMV)

Annual Dinner Meeting Scheduled for May 5

Healthcare Exec. Jim Roosevelt, speak

The Harvard Club ofMerrimack ValleyAnnual Dinner Meetingwill be heldon Monday, May 5, 2014 at Palmers Restaurant in Andover. Guests will include local studentsof the Harvard Class of 2018.

The Annual Dinner is the club's signature event and its most popular. Social hour will begin at 6 PM. The dinner meeting program will begin at6:45 PM.

The program will feature Jim Roosevelt Jr., CEO of Tufts Health Plan and grandson of FDR, as he provides his perspective on health care reform in the country and the Commonwealth.

The Annual Dinner Meeting is a Harvard community event, open to Harvard alumni and affiliates.

This is the first Annual Meeting of the Harvard Club of Merrimack Valley (HCMV).

Formerly the Harvard Club of Andover, the Club recently changed its name to reflect its expansion to include Greater Lowell towns and cities.

HCMV membership is available to Harvard alumni, faculty and administrators as well as to parents of Harvard students. For information, please visit our website HarvardClubMV.comor click here to join: Join HCMV 2014

Please direct questions about the event to Diane Huster, email

About the dinner speaker, Jim Roosevelt, Jr.:

Jim Roosevelt is the Chief Executive Officer of Tufts Health Plan and President of Tufts Health Plan Foundation. He joined Tufts Health Plan in 1999 as senior vice president and general counsel and held that position until June 2005, when he became president and chief executive officer.

Before joining Tufts Health Plan, Mr. Roosevelt was the associate commissioner for Retirement Policy for the Social Security Administration in Washington, D.C. Mr. Roosevelt spent 10 years as partner at Choate, Hall and Stewart in Boston. He is past chairman of the board of trustees for the Massachusetts Hospital Association, past president of the American Health Lawyers Association and past chairman of the board of trustees for Mount Auburn Hospital.

Mr. Roosevelt serves as chief legal counsel for the Massachusetts Democratic Party and is co-chair of the Rules and By-laws Committee of the Democratic National Committee. In November 2008, President-elect Barack Obama appointed Mr. Roosevelt to his transition team to co-chair a review of the Social Security Administration.

Mr. Roosevelt received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his A.B. with honors in government from Harvard College. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

PLEASE NOTE: The HCMV is a 501 (c) (3) organization. Your payment is tax-deductible net of goods and services received. The value of the dinner portion is $42 for this purpose. At $65/person, the tax-deductibility is $23/person; at $80 it is $38/person. Sponsorships of 2018 students are 100% tax-deductible. This information will be reflected in your receipt.

When: May 5, 2014 6 PM to May 5, 2014 9 PMin Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Mon, 05 May 2014 18 )
National Trails Day: Ward Reservation
When: Jun 7, 2014 10 AM in Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE. Donations accepted. (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10 )
Dawg City Showcase

Come down toDawg City Andover, Ma and meet some of our adoptable pups!

When: Apr 26, 2014 11 AM in Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11 )
JackRabbit Slims Band
9pm - 12am Check out for more details on JackRabbit Slims

When: May 3, 2014 8 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 May 2014 20 )
2014 Commercial Aviation User Group

When: Jun 17, 2014 12 AM to Jun 19, 2014 12 AMin Andover, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Apr 28, 2014 9 AM in Andover, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 09 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: May 8, 2014 1 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Thu, 08 May 2014 13 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: May 8, 2014 1 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Thu, 08 May 2014 13 )
Andover Rotary's Citizens Who Care / Educator of the Year

Join the Andover Rotary Club and your neighbors to celebrate the unsung heroes among us who have gone above and beyond their daily jobs and through selfless volunteerism have made Andover a better place to live and work.

When: May 8, 2014 6 PM to May 8, 2014 9 PMin Andover, Massachusetts (Thu, 08 May 2014 18 )
JackRabbit Slims Band
Go to for more details on the band.

When: Jun 7, 2014 9 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21 )
RSM Olympiad: Andover

The Russian School of Mathematics (RSM) will hold its first-ever math Olympiad on April 25, 2014. The competition was specially designed for novice and veteran competitors alike, ensuring that both will have a range of fun and challenging problems to solve. Developed by an international team of math professionals, the RSM Olympiad also offers parents a tool to compare their child's math knowledge against an international bar.

We hope this Olympiad will enable participants to experience the excitement, fun, and intellectual challenge of mathematics.

This individual competition is open to students in Grades 2 - 9 and will run for 75 minutes.

Registration is free but space is limited. You do not have to be an RSM student to participate.

When: Apr 25, 2014 5 PM to Apr 25, 2014 6:45:00 PMin Andover, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17 )
Northshore's Night Out

Keeping up with the latest in what to wear and how to pull it off is hard. Fashion styles come and go, and beauty trends fade in and out. One thing thats always in style: quality time with your friends. At Northshores Night Out, you and your fabulous entourage will discover unique designers, sip our delectable drinks, and cap your night off with some pretty pampering, scores of fabulous finds, and a swanky swag bag (trust us, you dont want to miss this).

When: May 21, 2014 6 PM to May 21, 2014 10 PMin Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: Each ticket includes one complimentary drink ticket, complimentary hor d'oeuvres, and a swag bag 20.00 true RSVP 20.00

(Wed, 21 May 2014 18 )
Dancin'Fusion 2014
Dance Recital

When: Jun 14, 2014 1 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13 )
Dancin'Fusion 2014
Dance Recital

When: Jun 14, 2014 6 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18 )
Healthy Kids Running Series Spring 2014 - Andover, MA

When: Apr 6, 2014 12 AM to May 11, 2014 12 AMin Andover, Massachusetts (Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00 )
The Rat Pack Is Back
The Rat Pack is Back! Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. The music and feel of old Las Vegas comes to the Merrimack Valley this fall when The Rat Pack is Back performs at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts in Andover, Mass. This is the 10th annual signature event of the Northern Essex Community College Foundation, Inc., the Women of NECC, and the NECC Alumni Association. Proceeds from this event benefit NECCs Endowment Fund. Read more For more information on the band visit their website: For Tickets: Call NECCs Event Line at 978-556-3870, order online at or email Lori Smerdon at Proceeds from this event benefit NECCs Endowment Fund.

When: Sep 20, 2014 6 PM in Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18 )

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