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New England Center for Mental Health opens

LITTLETON — The New England Center for Mental Health (NECMH) will open at 19 Russell St. on Monday, Aug. 2, offering both pediatric and adult mental health services.

NECMH, an affiliate of Pediatrics West in Westford, is a private, community-based, multidisciplinary mental health clinic that services children, adults, and their families by promoting prevention, early intervention, psycho-education, and treatment of childhood and adult psychiatric illnesses.

The staff includes Dr. Madhavi Kamireddi, a local child and adolescent psychiatrist, as well as pediatric clinical nurse specialists, expressive arts therapist, individual and group therapists, and special education specialists.

Services include psychiatric diagnostic evaluation, medication management, autism spectrum disorder evaluations, couples/family counseling, and quotient testing for ADHD.

For an appointment, call Cassandra Elie at 978-679-1200. Most insurance plans are accepted at NECMH.

Administrative Professionals to assemble

BOSTON — More than 1,600 administrative professionals are expected to attend the International Education Forum and Annual Meeting sponsored by the International Association of Administrative Professionals at the Hynes Convention Center from Saturday through Thursday, July 17-22.

The forum’s main speaker is Erin Brockovich, who was working as a file clerk when she discovered that Pacific Gas and Electric had been poisoning a small town’s water system for more than 30 years. Also on the schedule is motivational speaker Vernice Armour, America’s first African-American female combat pilot, Vernice Armour.

Besides speakers and authors, the conference also features Office Expo, with more than 30 exhibitors catering to today’s professional office.

For more information, visit the IAAP website at

One-year celebration of Townsend business

TOWNSEND — The Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce (NVCoC) celebrates the first anniversary of Bailey’s Bar & Grille, 18 Main St., with owners Pam and Al Mariano on Wednesday, July 14, at 5 p.m.

The celebration will include a red carpet runway with photos by Joanna Keefe of Photography by Joanna, live music on the patio, special giveaways, new menu items and complimentary dessert.

Bailey’s Bar & Grille has supported the community, including donating a portion of the proceeds from the “North Middlesex Burger” directly to the community and participating in the Mommies Mobile Meals group, whose nearly 100 members provide meals weekly to nominated families in need.

In March, chef Paul Lorenzen’s Scali Shrimp Scampi Primavera won the “Best Appetizer” award at the annual Taste of Nashoba.

For information about the chamber, visit the website at

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