Five Things: Donate Books, Occupy Somerville Meeting
Also, Herb Chambers names a new CFO, and a Somerville college student is recognized by UMass Lowell.
1) Donate books at the Brown School
The Brown School, on Willow Avenue, is now home to a book donation container, and donations help support the school's parent teacher association, according to an email from Got Books, Inc., which is partnering with the PTA on the project. People can donate books, CDs, DVDs, records and audio books by putting them in the container, which is located outside the school. Proceeds from the book donation will help fund school activities and events, the email says.
2) Occupy Somerville
The Occupy Somerville folks are holding a general assembly tonight at 7 p.m. at First Church Somerville.
3) Herb Chambers' new CFO
Denise Devoe has been named by Herb Chambers as the company's new chief financial officer, according to an email from Herb Chambers. Herb Chambers, with headquarters in Somerville, operates about 50 automobile dealerships in New England.
4) Local student recognized by UMass Lowell
Othmane Habbouli, from Somerville, was recognized by UMass Lowell recently, according to an email from the university. Habbouli, a senior, is one of 440 students who receive assistance from endowed scholarships, the email says, and the university held a gala event where students met with donors to honor the scholarship programs.
Today will be sunny with highs in the upper 30s.