“We certainly owe it to our veterans to help whenever we can,” he said.
EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR: Brenda Carroll of Needham was recently honored as the employee of the year at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. Carroll has worked for the hospital for 12 years as a resource nurse, starting on the inpatient floor and moving to the intensive care, endoscopy, and infusion units.
She said she was “shocked” by the honor because she didn’t know she had been nominated. Carroll’s selection, which was based on peer nominations submitted to a committee, was announced during the hospital’s annual employee recognition dinner, where workers with 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, and 45 years at the facility were also recognized.
“It is a huge honor and I am very flattered,” Carroll said. “I feel very fortunate that I enjoy my job as much as I do. l love nursing and couldn’t see myself doing anything else.”
ON BOARD: Evan Zall of Concord has been named as a board member of the Boston chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. He will also serve as communications cochairman for the organization.
Zall is president of the Ebben Zall Group, an advertising, public relations, and integrated media strategies firm in Needham. He also serves on the boards of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, the and Financial Management Association of New Hampshire.
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