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Paradigm Plumbing, Heating & A/C January 2015 Newsletter









Thank you for being the most important part of the Paradigm Team. Your feedback is our incentive toward providing you with improved service and equipment. We look forward in continuing down the Paradigm

Path together with you, your 

family & friends in 2015! 



Liberty Utilities

Property Managers

 Building Owners


Natural Gas incentives & 50% weatherization savings! 

Benefits for owners & tenants. 


Check out eligibility with

 Scott Maslansky


Bob Reals



BNI Regional Podcast
Listen Now!

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Balcony people cheer & energize you with affirmation. They see others potential. Listen to how two people affirmed one another in their business.  



Customer Appreciation

drawing winner:

Emily Cregg




A BIG THANK YOU to all who rang the Salvation Army bell with us this year. Hope to see you next year as we make this our  annaul event.


The cold air has finally settled. If your heating system is not keeping you warm or meeting your financial budget, don't wait any longer.


Consider a pellet boiler:


50% fuel reduction, 90% CO2 elimination, bulk pellet delivery, 

all with generous NH incentives 


Read more about pellet and other heating equipment available.



Choosing a Contractor


1. Community  


2. Warranty policies.

3.  24/7 availability.

4.  Licensed & covered 

     by insurance.

5.  How long have they

     been in business.

6.  Trained and 

     certified technicians.

7.  Ask for customer referrals.

8.  Word of mouth referral; the best way to hire

     someone you don't know.

9.  View the Better Business Bureau business report card.

10.View online customer reviews from multiple   

     search engines.




Cold season help!

Check out Chemical-Free Hand Sanitizers.

With alcohol:

Combine 2/3 cup 99% rubbing alcohol with 1/3 cup aloe vera gel & drop a few drops of essential oil.

Without alcohol: Fill spray bottle with water & add a teaspoon of aloe vera gel & a few drops of lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus, rosemary, & clove bud essential oils. Shake.






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(F) 603-641-6405



Resume for Mary Hart

                                                                        Mary E. Hart


45 Benefit Street, Methuen, MA 01844

Cell: (978) 430-6678 |


15 years of experience working as a marketing writer, copywriter and proofreader.


Professional Experience


UBM Tech, Manhasset, NY (Home Office)

Senior Manager of Customer Engagement                                                                   2014 – 2014

Manager of Marketing Strategy                                                                                    2013 – 2014

Senior Marketing Content Analyst                                                                                2011 – 2013



Developed copy and selected content for vertical (financial/healthcare/government/education) and large enterprise (1K+) emails.


Devised guarantees for all content syndication campaigns.


Wrote content for webinar and event email copy.


Presented email subject line best practices to team.


Educated market on e-mail marketing copy best practices via blog posts.


Developed messaging maps and email copy for lead nurturing programs.


Ziff Davis Enterprise, Topsfield, MA

Manager of Lead Generation Programs                                                                       2010 – 2011

Product Marketing Manager                                                                                         2009 – 2010

Product Manager                                                                                                           2008 – 2009

Managing Editor                                                                                                            2004 – 2008



Managed and fulfilled up to 90 different lead generation campaigns each month through e-newsletters, website placements and telerecruiting.


Developed standards for best practices in content to write/rewrite the titles/abstracts submitted


Tracked lead generation campaigns through Omniture, What Counts and Google Analytics to rework placements for higher lead conversions and clicks.


Led weekly lead generation forecasting meetings and trained sales team on best practices.


Managed Twitter and Facebook pages and created blog posts.


Managed a team of 3 full-time positions and 5 freelancers.


Freelance Writer                                                                                                            2002 – 2013



Wrote articles and promotional copy for The Boston Globe; The Eagle Tribune; New England Bride Magazine; and Parents & Kids Magazine.


Wrote back cover copy for computer science reference educational books published through Pearson Education.


Freelance Social Media Marketer                                                                                 2009 – 2014


Created and managed the Twitter and Facebook pages for Iron Crow Yoga to promote classes and yoga retreats


New England Bride, Inc., Lynnfield, MA

Associate Managing Editor                                                                                            2000 – 2002

Associate Editor                                                                                                             2000 – 2000



Planned and wrote the articles and concept for each issue of New England Bride (readership of 15,000+) and New England Corporate Events magazine (readership of 20,000+).


Managed a staff of Associate Editors, interns and freelance writers. Trained and developed staff.


Pearson Education, Boston, MA

Project Editor                                                                                                                 1999 – 2000

Associate Editor                                                                                                             1998 – 1999

Assistant Editor                                                                                                              1997 – 1998

Editorial Assistant                                                                                                          1995 – 1997


Created, devised and launched the Networking Basics Series of computer reference books, which delivered over $300,000 in revenue for the company.


Negotiated contract terms with authors, and managed over 50 authors and over 250 reviewers.




Bachelor of Arts in English, Stonehill College, North Easton, MA, 1994



Friends of Kevin Pet for Adoption of the Day is Cury the Cat

Name: Cury the Cat

Age: 3

Background : I was found all alone and abandoned in an old building. Although not much is known about my background, the staff describes me as a friendly and sweet 3 year old kitty who is a bit bashful, initially, especially here in this new and often hectic environment. I would love the warmth and security of a new forever home and friend. Do you have a place in your home and heart for a lovely, but lonely girl who needs you?

Location: Lowell Humane Society

Location: 951 Broadway Street Lowell Ma

Contact: 978 452 7781



Resume for Rufiya Blank


Rufiya Blank

  Lowell, MA    609.468.6394 



       Floral Designer and Artist

Passionate Floral designer and artist who believe in connecting people and flower through conceptual floral design. Experienced in sales, customer service and teaching. Experienced in creation of customized unique floral presentation by using a consultative approach. Experienced in residential, corporate, retail, wedding and special events design.

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS                              

  • Floral Designer and Artist with degree in education.
  • Official floral designer for the Loading Dock Gallery events.
  • Member of Western Avenue Studio Artist Association
  • Key Note speaker for the Office of Global Learning of Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Participated as Floral design artist at the Garden of Unearthly Delights January 29- February 22, 2014
  • Participated as Floral design artists at the 2014 Francophone Art Show at Indian Head Plaza in Nashua

March 4-22.



  • Conceptualization and execution of design projects
  • Floral and structural design
  • Teaching of Floral design and creation
  • Weddings and events planning
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer service
  • Negotiation
  • E-Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Event organization
  • Public speaking

Floral Designer/Owner, DeveZon LLC         Lowell, MA                                                       (01/2012-present)

  • Business Development and management
    • Conceptualization and execution of all design projects
    • Design incorporating effective and innovative use of colors, floral materials, vessels and accent materials
    • Cost of goods calculation
    • Corporate, retail, wedding and special events
    • Preparation of a complete syllabus for the floral design/art classes
    • Creation of Floral Design for the Open studio events first Saturday of every month at Western Avenue Studios


Founder and Executive Manager , Cortainc Consulting, West Windsor, NJ    (10/2002 – 12/2011)                                                                                         

  • General Management
  • Business Development and management of business relationships between Franco- American, Franco-Canadian, Canadian-American, Franco-Russian partners
  • Organization of trade shows exhibitions
  • Design, development and publishing of promotional materials
  • Public speaking



Moscow State Linguistic University -  Moscow, Russia

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics and French Education 

Rittners School of Floral Design

  • Floral design 

Mercer County Community College - Trenton, NJ, USA

  •  Accounting, Artistic English Writing
  • QUARK EXPRESS for professionals
  • MS Office for Business Professionals, Advanced Users
  • Graphic Design and Arts Training Program
  • Graphic image processing in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for professionals
  • Internet projects development  (Flash, HTML programming)


Bauman Moscow State Technical University - Microsoft Certified


Baku School of Dance and Art

  • Fine Arts Associate 


Languages - English (Fluent), French (Fluent), Russian (Fluent), Turkish (Very good), Spanish (Beginner) 

Knowledge of CRM - Salesforce, Sugar, Act                                                                                    

Automated Marketing Platforms - Marketo, Eloqua, NetSuite, HubSpot, SilverPop

International Trade Knowledge - Harmonized System Codes (HS), North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), SIC codes, Export/Import

Resume for Julie Higgins

Julie Higgins

11 Villa, Unit # 203, Haverhill, MA 01832



OBJECTIVE:  Compassionate, communicative, detail oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills seeking a fulltime position that allows me to demonstrate my skills as a certified Registered Medical Assistant.   Certified with American Medical Technologists.





  • Seacoast Career Schools, Sanford, Maine Campus                                                                                                                  2009-2010
  • Externship Site at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Heart & Lung Center from April 19th 2010 through May 28th 2010.






Wentworth Douglass Hospital, Dover NH                                                                                                                       July 2012 – July 2014                  

Registered Medical Assistant (Registered with American Medical Technologists)

Responsibilities as listed below:  (same as Maine Doctors office, with the exception of laser certification, not allowable in NH)



Dermatology & Skin Health                                                                                                                                         January 2012-June 2012

Registered Medical Assistant.

(same as Maine Doctors Office & assisting in office surgeries, including assisting in surgery, punch biopsies and shave biopsies.)



Maine Doctors Office, Sanford Maine                                                                                                                          June, 2010-Nov 2011

Medical Assistant

Certifications and Responsibilities:


  • Certified Phlebotomist
  • CPR & First Aid Certified
  • Laser Certified
  • Rooming Patients
  • Vital Signs
  • ECGs
  • Injections  IM/SC
  • ICGs
  • Venipuncture
  • Patient Education
  • Ear Irrigation
  • Administrative Skills
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Referrals





Higgins Wood Floors, Inc.  Rochester, NH                                                                                                                                                             1997-2011

Responsibilities Included:


  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Measuring & Estimating
  • Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Bookkeeping/Payroll
  • Marketing
  • Job Scheduling
  • Organizing Employee Functions (approx 25 Employees)
  • Ordering/tracking Inventory



Curves For Women, Alton NH                                                                                                                                                                  2006-2009

Responsibilities Included:


  • Owner/Operation of Franchise
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Self Motivation
  • Administrative Skills



References Available Upon Request

Friends of Kevin Pet for Adoption of the Day is Ashen the Cat

Name: Ashen

Age 12 yr old Domestic Shorthair.

Information Looking for a big masculine cat with a laid-back personality to keep you company? Then Ashen might be the purr-fect guy for you! He is a mature mellow fellow who does well with other animals. He enjoys being petted and having your attention, and loves his treats! Ashen would probably prefer a quieter adult home where he could while away the hours in the company of a new friend, maybe as a lap warmer! Do you have room in your home and heart for a "Big Love" who really needs you?

Location: Lowell Humane Society 951 Broadway street 978 452-7781


Friends of Kevin Artist of the Day - Tracy Levesque


Name: Tracy Levesque

Business Name: Tracy Levesque Fine Art

Description: Lévesque's chromatic paintings are a life long love affair with nature and a tribute to the incredible world we have the priviledge of living in.







Friends of Kevin Pet for Adoption of the Day is Tyson


Age and Breed: a 3 year old lab/pit bull mix.

Bio: I am a very fun and sweet boy. I love to go on walks and run around. I give a lot of head-tilts! I came to the shelter because my owners did not pick me up from doggy day care. I can go home with other dogs and teens+. Because I still have some puppy behaviors, I am going to require a small training deposit. I've been at the shelter for over 3 months and REALLy want to find a family of my own!

Location: Lowell Humane Society

Contact information: Lowell Humane Society 951 Broadway Street Phone 978- 452-7781


Friends of Kevin Artist of the Day - Ze Liang Photography

Name: Sam Liang

Business Name: Ze Liang Photography






Sam Liang is a Boston-based wedding photographer who specializes in modern and non-traditional wedding photography. Some of his favorite weddings are multicultural, same-sex, and those that incorporate DIY details. He loves capturing real emotions and candid moments. His style is bright and colorful, which reflects his clients' personalities. He really gets to know his clients and it helps him document their love.




Fuse News December 2014


Fuse Bistro




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It's not too late to take advantage of our holiday gift card sale!

For every $50 in holiday gift card purchases, receive a $10 bonus card for yourself.

*Sale ends at midnight 12/23 so don't wait!



– Late night menu served until midnight!
– Exclusive wine list
– Dinner hours 4pm-10pm


Pumpkin Spiced Gruyere Cheese Fondue
Creamy Lobster-Cognac Bisque

Pan Seared Duck Breast
Cornbread-pecan stuffing, buttered haricot verts, dried cranberry-port sauce

Korean Grilled Kobe (Wagyu) Flank Steak
Farmer Dave's ginger mashed kabocha squash, miso buttered haricots verts, red wine demi, soy gastrique

Grilled Filet Mignon
Twice baked bacon-cheddar-herb stuffed yukon gold potato, wilted baby spinach, red wine demi





Christmas Eve: CLOSED
Christmas Day: CLOSED
12/26: OPEN AT 3PM





FUSE BISTRO  /  45 PALMER STREET, LOWELL, MA  /  (978) 323-0424