Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Mayor Lozeau and Mr. John Stabile had the honors of cutting a ceremonious ribbon on the south bank overlooking Margarita’s Restaurant at the Jackson Falls Dam. The recent improvements to the 100 year old dam are the first since 1984. The adjustable crest gate will reduce the impact from future flooding for up to 74 properties up river. A great accomplishment for the City of Nashua!
Monday, November 11, 2013
In keeping with tradition, the Veteran’s Day Parade stepped off at 11:11am and Mayor Lozeau invited the help of some local scouts. Passing out candy to the parade spectators were left to right; Andrea MacFarlane, Jack Curtain, Nick Sengstaken and Victoria Dunhom. New this year is the custom made “Proud to Support…” banner carried by left to right: Sam Guertin and Amy Ogden. Thanks to the scouts for all their help and God Bless America!
Friday, November 8, 2013
The Nashua Senior Activity Center held their 5th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Friday. Mayor Lozeau was invited to attend and say a few welcoming words to the attendees. Those honored at the event are pictured left to right: Darrell Spencer, Beverly Spencer, Gail Galipeau, Kelly Noble, Drake Daniels and Martin Fabian. It was a lovely evening and a successful event!
Friday, November 8, 2013
Welcome Orange Leaf! Mayor Lozeau was invited to participate in the ribbon cutting on Amherst Street. Owner Rocky Patel had several families members supporting the grand opening. Guests were encouraged to try a variety of the frozen yogurt recipes, all made from non-fat milk and premium pure cane sugar with dozens of toppings to choose from. Delicious!!
Tuesday, November 6, 2013
Mayor Lozeau had the recent pleasure of meeting Miss New England Princess, 6 year old Siena Muccioli. Siena has volunteered countless hours for a variety of local charities. Miss Muccioli will compete at the National level for Miss American Princess 2013 in Walt Disney World the week of November 25th. Good luck Siena!
Monday, November 4, 2013
Mayor Lozeau celebrated a long-time Nashua resident’s 100th birthday on Monday. Sister Yvonne Richard was born on November 2, 1913 in Canada and moved to Nashua in 1916 with her family. It was an honor to be a part of her celebration!
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Mayor Lozeau attended the 15th Annual Champagne Luncheon to benefit Home Health & Hospice Care. Over two hundred attendees enjoyed the Moroccan themed fundraising event which raised $80,000 for the cause; a heartwarming organization that offers an invaluable service during a delicate time of need. Pictured left to right; Debbie Nash and Donnalee Lozeau, Mayor.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Mayor Lozeau welcomed Ms. Derderian’s afternoon pre-school class from Mt. Pleasant Elementary School at the Hunt Memorial Building. The students enjoyed a walking field trip with their “brown bag” lunches in hand. The mayor surprised the students with a special dessert of chocolate covered strawberries and pineapple daisies from Edible Arrangements just before they sat down for a story. What a lovely lunch-hour!
Monday, October 28, 2013
Mayor Lozeau had the pleasure of attending the PLUS Company Employer Appreciation Breakfast in conjunction with National Disability Employment Awareness Month, October 2013. The City of Nashua was one of several companies recognized for its leadership in providing equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities and commitment to an inclusive and diversified workplace culture. The mayor presented PLUS with a recognition in return! Pictured left to right; Bob Purcell, PLUS Board Chairman, Kim Shottes, PLUS Executive Director, Mayor Lozeau and Vince Kelly, PLUS Educator.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Mayor Lozeau spent some time visiting Yogibo as part of a business outreach program established by our Economic Development office to meet and support local businesses of all sizes. Pictured left to right: Tom Galligani, Economic Development Director, City of Nashua, Eyal Levy, CEO of Yogibo, Mayor Lozeau and George Durante, Program Coordinator for the Office of Economic Development, City of Nashua.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Mayor Lozeau had the pleasure of meeting two 3rd grade classes from Infant Jesus School in the Aldermanic Chamber prior to their tour of city hall conducted by Deputy Clerk Patricia Piecuch. The students were very interested in what the chamber was used for and her role as their mayor, asking wonderful questions. Great group of kids!
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Mayor Lozeau recognizes Irene Donnelly on August 27 at her retirement party after 19 years as the Director of the Mary Sweeney Home. Thank you, Irene, and best wishes for a wonderful retirement!
Friday, August 16, 2013
Mayor Lozeau invited 13 year old Holly Boivin to her office to present her with a key to the city. Holly recently appeared on Jeopardy Kids Week. She was one of 15 students selected throughout the nation to compete. An avid reader, Holly won her round in final Jeopardy with prize money totaling $20,700!
Congratulations and thank you to Holly for representing Nashua so tremendously!
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Mayor Lozeau delivered an American flag pole set this afternoon to the PLUS Company to display in their large gathering room where many of their programs are taught and celebrations are held. The clients were so excited to see her! Pictured with the mayor and Executive Director Kim Shottes is Lauren Rowe. Pictured in red with the mayor is Jessica Hewitt.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Mayor Lozeau presented 1st Sergeant Ronald E. Cloutier with his name plaque in her office, joined by his wife and family and thanked him for his service to our country. He has recently retired from military service. What a great way to begin the day!
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited to meet New England Revolution star Diego Fagundez at Main Dunstable field. Diego made a surprised visit to the New Hampshire Cobra’s summer camp. The campers were thrilled to meet a celebrity as well as practice skills and learn special techniques with a professional. Diego is 18 years old and has been playing with the NE Revolution since he was 16! He is pictured kneeling in the front row. What a great group of young athletes!
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Mayor Lozeau met with World Taekwondo Champion, 10 year old Hayden Moses, to extend the City’s pride in his recent accomplishments in Little Rock, AK that included earning 2 world titles. Way to go Hayden!
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited to visit with volunteers at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School. As part of Fidelity Investments “Transformation Day”, more than 150 volunteers tackled projects such as painting wall murals, playground improvements, small carpentry work, upgraded landscaping, cleaning and reorganizing library shelves and a preservation project for many of the paperback books. All in a day’s work…thank you!
Monday, July 22, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited to tour the Air Route Traffic Control Center in Nashua with Senator Jeanne Shaheen on Monday. They also had a brief discussion on the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations legislation that the Senate is considering later this week to maintain an adequate level of funding for the FAA and its control towers. Pictured left to right: Sen. Lasky, Sen. Shaheen, Administrative Assistant Patricia Clark, Air Traffic Controller Jay Bowers and Councilor Pignatelli. Photo courtesy of Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s office.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Mayor Lozeau lent a hand during the ground breaking ceremony of Daniel Webster Shops at 219 Daniel Webster Hwy. Linear Retail Properties is building the 11,625 square foot shopping center with an anticipated opening of Spring 2014!
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited to participate in a ribbon cutting for the new retail outlet of Buckwheat’s Gluten Free. The bakery has been selling to local retailers and restaurants since 2009. Now customers can shop directly from the bakery, located at 14 Celina Avenue, on Saturday’s between 10am and 4pm. For more information check out www.buckwheatsglutenfree.com. The Brockway family is pictured with the mayor left to right; Nick Brockway, owner Jeff Brockway, Mayor Lozeau, Sarah Brockway and Ben Brockway.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Mayor Lozeau welcomes Green Envy Salon to Main Street on Thursday, June 13, as they celebrate their grand opening. Sharon Parent, owner and operator, wields the scissors to cut the ribbon!
Monday, June 10, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited to welcome the audience at the PLUS Company’s 3rd Annual INCOME Class Graduation. Two of the graduates held office support internships at city hall; Cara Donahue in the Office of the Mayor and Norm Lavoie in the Community Development Division. The partnership was a “win win” for both mentor and intern. We wish all the graduates the best of luck as they pursue gainful employment. Congratulations! Pictured left to right; INCOME Career Trainer Kim Vanderbeck, graduates Stephanie LaRocque and Melanie Fischofer, Mayor Donnalee Lozeau, graduates Norm Lavoie and Cara Donahue and INCOME Program Instructor Vince Kelly.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Mayor Lozeau spoke to an audience of art enthusiasts on Saturday as the 2013 Nashua Sculpture Symposium wrapped up with an open house for the public to attend. This was the sixth annual symposium. The artwork can be viewed at Park Social, the newly constructed Community Garden along Heritage Trail and the Ledge Street Elementary School campus. Enjoy!
Photo courtesy of William Wrobel
Monday, June 3, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited by Senator Shaheen to join her in the Advanced Manufacturing Center at Nashua Community College for the Senator’s announcement of the launch of the Senate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Education and Workforce Caucus. The Senator discussed her STEM legislation; the Innovation Inspiration School Grant Program. Those present were given a tour of the Advanced Manufacturing Center as well.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Hair Cuttery, a full service, value priced salon, opened a new store at 8 Spit Brook Road in Nashua! Mayor Lozeau was invited to do the honors. As part of the grand opening festivities, Hair Cuttery will make a $500 donation to the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce for the Legacy Playground project.
Monday, May 27, 2013
Mayor Lozeau received assistance from some special scouts at the Memorial Day Parade this year. Pictured left to right; Kayleigh Eckenrode, Brian Inzerillo, Mayor Lozeau, Julia Koperniak and Philip Mansfield. The weather was beautiful, the spectators plenty and the hearts of our citizens filled with gratitude and remembrance for the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces!
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited to call numbers at Ledge Street Elementary School Annual Bingo Night. Pictured left to right: Ashley Nest, Gym Teacher; Mayor Lozeau; Janet Valeri, Principal; Michelle Oro, 2nd Grade Teacher; and Habi Freeman, Title 1 Math Teacher. In the second photo, Mayor Lozeau is pictured with PTO Member Tracy Kittredge. Thank you to all the volunteers who made the event a great success. The mayor was thrilled to be included and the students all had a blast!
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Celestial Minds held their annual New England Junior Open Chess Championship at the Nshua Radisson Hotel this year. Mayor Lozeau stopped by to speak to the players in between rounds, offering praise and encouragement. Celestial Minds Founder, Kayvashree Mallanna (pictured with the mayor) presented Mayor Lozeau with a Special Guest commemorative “King” What a wonderful event for the young budding chess talents of Nashua!
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Nashua Crossings held a “gentlemen’s luncheon” and invited Mayor Lozeau to be their guest of honor.
One of the residents is a former Executive Chef and was thrilled with the opportunity to assist with the menu and meal preparation for the mayor. She was treated like royalty with a delicious lunch, was presented with a Benchmark Senior Living Community jacket and was even sung to! What a wonderful afternoon!
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Mayor Lozeau joined nearly 100 people at the closing ceremony of Nashua’s VFW Post #483 on Quincy Street on Sunday. She gave brief remarks acknowledging the nine decades of community use and a home away from home for its members. Turning the keys over to the Nashua Soup Kitchen at the end of the April; Nashua is home to VFW #483 and they are looking for a new house. Mayor Lozeau was presented with the last flag flying at 2 Quincy Street and looks forward to being able to raise the first flag at their new post.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Mayor Lozeau shared a snack and presented medals of achievement to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Nashua MIT (Mentor In Training) Class of 2013 in her conference room this afternoon. The students are one step closer to becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister. They were a delight to have at City Hall and we wish them a big CONGRATULATIONS!
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited by a fourth grade student to attend the 1st Annual S.T.E.M. Night (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Program) with each class doing special projects. An added bonus to the evening was being invited to participate in the dedication ceremony of newly installed and energy efficient toilets. How clever to use toilet paper for the “ribbon cutting”. Great job to all the students!!
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was thrilled to be able to participate in the annual Mayors for Meals campaign thru St. Joseph Community Services. The national event is designed to raise awareness of the needs of homebound or older and disabled adults. The mayor joined volunteer driver Eric Boggis on his daily route; meeting the recipients, including Thersa pictured, sharing stories and delivering meals.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Representatives for the American Red Cross office here in Nashua gathered in Mayor Lozeau’s conference room for a signing of her American Red Cross Month recognition. The recognition will be on display in the rotunda of city hall through the month of March. The mayor encourages all citizens to lend a helping hand when possible.
Pictured left to right: Kayleigh Robertson, XXX, Mayor Donnalee Lozeau, XXX.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A tour of city hall was preceded by a visit with Mayor Lozeau for Tiger Cubs from Pack 253/Den 7 in the Aldermanic Chambers. Accompanied by their leader, Karen Dubay, arrangements were made for the school vacation week giving the cubs a special field trip that was both educational and fun!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Mayor Lozeau gave her 5th Sate of the City address since taking office in 2009 to a well attended and welcoming audience at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. The event is annually hosted by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce.
To read the full address given to the Board of Alderman the previous evening, you can find it on the city website; State of the City Address.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
WZID honored 20 New Hampshire women with an “Outstanding Women You Should Know” award at the Women’s Expo held at the Manchester Radisson. Mayor Lozeau is picture with the event MC and top designer, Nick Verreos, and a group of nurses from the Division of Public Health and Community Services.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Mayor Lozeau had the pleasure of officially welcoming Eric’s Main Street Bakery to downtown with a ribbon cutting ceremony organized by owner Eric Tedder. Located at 182 Main Street, Eric’s Main Street Bakery is a tasty addition to the neighborhood, offering a wide variety of muffins, coffee cakes, danish, pastry, whoopee pies and cakes…oh my! Bon Appetite’
Monday, January 7, 2013
Mayor Lozeau was invited to Mt. Pleasant Elementary School for their weekly “Monday morning meeting” as a guest speaker. She spoke briefly about their new school motto, Believe, Achieve, Succeed. Prior to the invitation to speak, she received a letter from 3 students asking for assistance in getting a new American flag for their school. Mayor Lozeau presented the boys with a new American flag as well as a New Hampshire state flag. The students were delighted and it was a wonderful way to start the day! Pictured with the mayor from left to right: Christopher Acevedo, Andres Colon and Jackson gates.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Mayor Lozeau stopped at Best Ford on Amherst Street for their $500 donation check presentation to the family of Jack Christianson, a Nashua Young Athlete for Special Olympics who is battling Leukemia. The donation was matched by many parents, volunteers and supporters of Nashua Special Olympics to help off-set costs of treatment received at Boston Children’s Hospital. Pictured from left to right; Michael Frassica, Best Ford General Manager, Mayor Donnalee Lozeau, Jack’s mother and sister; Debbie Christianson and Haley and Erika Umali, a Coach for Nashua Young Athletes Special Olympics Program. We wish the Christianson family well!