Jean-Paul Plouffe – Golden Rule Home Care 31-January 2022

Jean-Paul Plouffe – Golden Rule Home Care 31-January 2022

Presentation 31-January 2022

Golden Rule Home Care is committed to helping our seniors and others stay independent in their own homes for as long as possible. We will treat each of our clients with honesty, integrity, reliability, respect and consistency while honoring their privacy, dignity, property and family customs.

We accomplish this by employing only first-rate staff members who embrace the values of “The Golden Rule”. Every staff member will provide seniors with excellent care by maintaining Golden Rule’s high level of ethics and integrity, and give their very best in everything they do, day after day.

John-Paul R. Plouffe In 2007, John-Paul began his career in home care as the Director of Operations with a Boston based home care company.  As a lifetime resident of Massachusetts, he understands the culture, the people, their wants and needs.  In addition to being a professional in the business, John-Paul has personal experience as an advocate for family members who needed care.  Having gone through this experience personally has added greatly to his empathy and understanding of what families go through during this phase in life.

He says, “I have always been drawn to people with a lot of life experience, even from my youth.”  Before co-founding Golden Rule Home Care with his wife, Tricia, he had been able to observe what works best, and what doesn’t work well in the home care industry.  In order to give the very best of care, and “treat those we are responsible for, as we would want our own family members to be treated”, the best option was to create Golden Rule.

Stephanie Sullivan – AVIA Consulting, Inc.

Stephanie Sullivan – AVIA Consulting, Inc.

Stephanie Sullivan – AVIA Consulting, Inc., December 13, 2021

  • Supporting IT for clients since 1998
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  • IT infrastructure design, planning & sales
  • Operating Systems Windows, Linux, Mobile & Mac
  • Networking: Firewalls, network, computing infrastructure
  • System Reseller: Dell business lines
  • Watchguard Security Certified Reseller
  • Watchguard Endpoint & TrendNet Business Security Partner
  • Client Focused: Not cookie-cutter solutions
Wormtown Brewery Presenting October 25th!

Wormtown Brewery Presenting October 25th!

WEA meeting Monday October 25th 2021. We have a special guest presenter: Wormtown Brewery founding partner and CEO David Fields.

Worm Town Brewery is a genuine Worcester business that has taken a very local approach from local suppliers all they way to Worcester water! They stand as a example of how businesses thinking local can all benefit and share in success of one.


Mike Lyons – Worcester Red Sox

Mike Lyons – Worcester Red Sox

WEA meeting Monday May 17, 2021. We have a special guest presenter from the Worcester Red Sox who are bringing expanding opportunities to Worcester.

Mike Lyons,
Corporate & Community Partnerships

Mike is in his 8th season in Triple-A following a 40+ year sports broadcasting and sports marketing career. He is a Chicago native who was raised in the shadows of Wrigley Field. Educated at Southern Illinois University, Mike began his broadcasting career at WGN Television in Chicago and moved to Peoria to work as a television and radio broadcaster.

Mike moved to Providence in 1976 to become Sports Director at Channel 6, and subsequently worked as a sports anchor and reporter at Channels 12 and 10 in Providence and Channel 7 in Boston. He also broadcast television play-by-play for URI Football and radio play-by-play for Providence College Hockey.

Mike’s sports marketing career in Providence includes several years at both WPRO AM-FM and WEEI-FM. He also worked at both CBS Sports Marketing in Boston and Penn State University, as well as NBC Sports Marketing in Chicago at WMAQ which at the time was the broadcast home of both the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Blackhawks.

Mike’s Corporate and Community Partnerships responsibilities with the Paw Sox include: Our ‘What’s Right About Rhode Island’ initiative in partnership with Bryant University, The ‘Build Baseball’ initiative in partnership with the Rhode Island Building Trades and our “In Debt to a Vet program. Corporate Partnerships include marketing assets like signage and media and hospitality assets like suites and Barbeques.

Mike met his wife Hillary in school at Southern Illinois University. They have 3 children; Michelle, Mickey, and Kelly and 3 young Grandsons; Caimin, Kellen and Marcus. They reside in Rumford, RI.

Virtual Meeting Monday April 27th

Join our virtual meeting Monday April 27th!

Connect into our meeting this week! Our presenter is Mark E. Meacham of One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning. The meeting will be open for connections at 11:50 and start at 12:15. So, fire up your laptop or mobile device or telephone on speaker to join it while you have lunch sheltering in place.

To join in just check your email for the meeting links and credentials to join on your computers or mobile devices. If you prefer there is information on how to join in via plain old telephone too. For mobile devices you may want to download the Free Conference Call (FCC) app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Note: Don’t get the HD version! It won’t work for our meeting.

I’m sure well all have a good time sharing news and leads when we get meet and hearing about energy and money saving programs from Mark and One Hour.


Due to COVID-19 concerns and response we are cancelling our Visitor’s Day meeting for March 16th. If you are a member who has invited visitors PLEASE be sure to contact them and confirm they know about the cancellation.

With too much news coverage being a bit hyperbolic we hope the following fact-based advise from the CDC might be helpful for our individual thoughtful response and preparedness:

We will keep our members informed about upcoming meetings.

WEA Visitors’ Day

Get ready for Monday, March 16th when our members bring guests to join the WEA experience at our noon meeting with lunch at The Fix at 108 Grove St. in Worcester. Visitors can see how Worcester Executives Association is focused on sharing and building business between members and with referrals and leads.

Members: please RSVP your guests with Leah, our Executive Administrator and a member too.

Boys & Girls Club – Kid’s Cafe

Boys & Girls Club of Worcester
65 Tainter St



Be Healthy: Kids Café

The Boys & Girls Club is dedicated to positively influencing our youth’s lives. While our many programs serve several purposes, one of those purposes is to promote healthy living. Some families who send their children to the Boys & Girls Club struggle to put healthy food on the table each night. Two nights a week during the school year members and their families are invited to enjoy a nutritious prepared meal right here in our Kids Café. Each meal is nutritionally sound, and is geared toward kids’ likes.

It’s a lot of work to put on a meal for 200 people, and that’s why we need so many helping hands in our Kids Café. From teenage volunteers to companies and organizations, volunteers offer their time and skill as they do everything from set tables, to cook and serve meals.