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Alyssa’s Place is closed for the time being, but continues to hold virtual meetings daily with some special events as well.
Athol Savings Bank – Gardner Branch, 196 Timpany Boulevard, Gardner (978) 632-2787
Visit https://www.atholsb.com/home/about/hours for details on individual branches. View the document below for information on loan assistance, debit card fraud, mobile deposit, and more. Athol Savings Bank is an SBA Express Lender. See list of MA SBA Preferred Lenders (organized by region) for alternative SBA Express Lenders.
Avidia Bank – Leominster Branch, 470 Lancaster Street, Leominster (774) 760-1282
Avidia Bank is an SBA Express Lender. For details on SBA Lending and more, please see presentation below. See list of MA SBA Preferred Lenders (organized by region) for alternative SBA Express Lenders.
bankHometown – Athol Branch, 90 Exchange Street, Athol (978) 249-3573
All branch lobbies are closed. Still offering drive-up window, ATM, and electronic banking services. Updates can be found for all locations by visiting https://www.bankhometown.com/about/news/. bankHometown is an SBA Express Lender. See list of MA SBA Preferred Lenders (organized by region) for alternative SBA Express Lenders.
Brew Barn – 455 Highland Avenue, Phillipston (978) 249-6763
The Brew Barn has officially kicked off their Summer 2020 season. Enjoy the latest edition of the New England style hard cider – Red Apple Farm Semi-sweet, a lineup of Moon Hill Beers, and the famous Red Apple Farm barbecue. Dining guidelines.
Care Center VNA & Hospice (formerly GVNA HealthCare/VNA of Southern Worcester County/Auburn Visiting Nurses) – 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner (978) 632-1230
In addition to our doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, who are rightfully and deservingly being lauded as heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s another set of less likely saviors facing the coronavirus frontlines every day. That’s our Homecare/Hospice nurses and therapists, along with Home Health Aides who are helping both those recovering from the Coronavirus and others with serious medical conditions. Read more about these unsung heroes here.
PPE is necessary for staff to safely cafe for the vulnerable patients they serve. For anyone who would like to donate PPE equipment or additional homemade masks, please contact Care Central VNA & Hospice at 978.632.1230 or 508.943.0612.
Chair City Oil – 525 Main Street, Gardner (978) 632-4600
C.M. Chartier Contracting – 254 Gardner Rd., Templeton (978) 939-2600
Nonprofits are in need of food, toiletries, and personal protective supplies to meet the rapidly increasing demand. Click here to learn more and assist in this time of need.
Cornerstone Family Medicine – 250 Green St, Suite 200, Gardner (978) 669-0199
Providing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for addiction, with suboxone. Offering ½ price visits. Discounted treatment: $75 intake, $50/week ongoing care. Insurance is not accepted at this time for treatment. Insurance is accepted for prescriptions and urine toxicology screening. Visits can be provided via televideo and staff are available by text between visits for support.
Enterprise Bank & Trust – Leominster Branch, 65 Main Street, Leominster (833) 896-2850
Visit https://enterprisebank.com/contact-free-banking for options to make your transition from banking in the branch, to banking remotely. Contact (833) 896-2850 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about remote banking. Enterprise Bank & Trust is an SBA Express Lender. See list of MA SBA Preferred Lenders (organized by region) for alternative SBA Express Lenders.
Fidelity Bank – Gardner Branch, 6 City Hall Avenue, Gardner (978) 632-5591
All Fidelity Bank banking centers’ hours will temporarily be reduced to Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm and Saturday, 8:30am-12pm and will continue to be Drive-Through only. Fidelity Bank is an SBA Express Lender. See list of MA SBA Preferred Lenders (organized by region) for alternative SBA Express Lenders.
Gardner Community Action Committee (CAC) – Relief Drive Located at: Chair City Church, 112 Central St., Gardner (978) 632-8700
To learn how Gardner CAC services are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, please click here. COVID-19 protocols may change, so please check frequently for the most recent information. The Gardner Community Action Committee and Chair City Church will continue to hold a drive-thru donation drive each Saturday until there is no more demand for goods and cash offerings. Residents are invited to donate items at the church at 112 Central St. each Saturday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Collected donations will then be packaged and distributed through the CAC to the elderly, disabled individuals and families in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full article.
GFA Federal Credit Union – Main Branch, 229 Parker Street, Gardner (978) 632-2542
Visit https://www.gfafcu.com/locations for individual branch details. GFA Federal Credit Union is an SBA Express Lender. For details on SBA Lending and more, please see presentation below. See list of MA SBA Preferred Lenders (organized by region) for alternative SBA Express Lenders.
Great Wolf Lodge – 150 Great Wolf Drive, Fitchburg (978) 343-9653
Temporarily closed through June 15th. To learn more and read the Paw Pledge, click here.
HOW TO SUPPORT AND PROTECT YOUR HEALTHCARE WORKERS NOW: Heywood Healthcare’s supply of GOWNS is running extremely low. Continued donations of handmade MASKS are still needed and greatly appreciated. Visit https://www.heywood.org for directions on how to make gowns and masks. Please deliver to Main Entrance of either Athol Hospital or Heywood Hospital. For more information about how YOU can help, please contact Selena Johnson, Selena.email@example.com.
You can also help by supporting MEALS FOR WORKERS – or by purchasing HEYWOOD STRONG APPAREL to show your community spirit! All proceeds support an internal fund for employees in need. Shirts, hats, sweatshirts are available at https://www.heywood.org.See link below for full details on all programs described.
Horrigan Cleaners – 100 Pearson Boulevard, Gardner (978) 632-4200
As an essential business, Horrigan Cleaners will be open until further notice Monday-Friday, 9:00am -1:00pm. Please keep an eye on the website and Facebook page for updates. Associates are following the guideline with frequent hand washing, constant disinfection of door handles, counters, the register and other surfaces, and social distancing. If you do not want to come inside, please call when you drive up and an associate will come out to collect your area rugs and clothing, or deliver your cleaned items to your car.
Horrigan Flooring Center – 101 Main Street, Westminster (978) 632-4094
As a construction business, Horrigan Flooring Center will be open until further notice Monday-Friday, 9:00am -1:00pm. Please keep an eye on the website and Facebook page for updates. Associates are following the guideline with frequent hand washing, constant disinfection of door handles, counters, floor and carpet samples, and other surfaces, and social distancing. If you have previously scheduled an installation installers will show up as scheduled, unless they hear from you or need to reschedule due to unforeseen circumstances.
Horrigan Premier Laundromat – 9 Pearson Boulevard, Gardner (978) 632-2200
- Housekeeping staff will continue to frequently disinfect bathrooms, doorknobs, folding stations, coin machines, and all areas subject to high contact.
- At this time, it is requested that all customers bring their own wipes and/or wear gloves to protect themselves and others. Please wipe down before and after use: laundry carts, washer/dryer handles, and folding tables. The Laundromat has been unable to secure disinfecting wipes, but are still trying.
- Hand sanitizing dispensers are now on-site. Please use them to help prevent the spread of disease.
IC Federal Credit Union – Main Branch, 300 Bemis Road, Fitchburg (800) 262-1001
Drive-Up Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm and Saturday 9am to Noon. Service center call hours are Monday through Wednesday 8:30am to 4pm, Thursday & Friday 8:30am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to Noon. ATM’s are still open.
JP Electric and Son – 667 Westminster Street, Unit C, Fitchburg (978) 410-5805
Open for new, old, and service work for residential and commercial clients.
LUK – 545 Westminster Street, Fitchburg (978) 345-0685
LUK is committed to its vision of helping to create communities that are safe. healthy, and resilient. As LUK remains open during this time of crisis, your contributions are more impactful than ever. Your support will allow us to continue to offer essential services like housing for homeless youth and counseling, while also helping to offset some of the additional expenses incurred while supporting our community during COVID-19. To donate to LUK, please visit luk.org and click “donate”.
Mount Wachusett Community College – 444 Green Street, Gardner (978) 632-6600
MWCC campuses will not be open to the public for in-person, on-campus services until further notice. For full details, visit mwcc.edu/COVID. MWCC has developed the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund to accommodate the varied needs of our students during this ever-evolving crisis. Visit here for more information or to donate.
New Vue Communities – 470 Main Street, Fitchburg (978) 342-9561
Offering remote technical assistance. Servicing current clients and collecting intake information at this time. Meetings with new clients will be scheduled after June 1st.
Open Sky Community Services – 4 Mann Street, Worcester (508) 755-0333
- Emergency purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and cleaning supplies.
- Teleconferencing and telehealth technology needed to ensure that clinicians are there to provide support and counseling for individuals overwhelmed by the stress and anxiety brought on by the current crisis.
- Food and Household Supply Kits for the hundreds of the isolated individuals with mental illness, homeless families and LGBTQIA+ youth served by Open Sky Community Services.
Parker Glass – 441 Chestnut Street, Gardner (978) 632-5382
Offers Plexiglas (acrylic) and Lexan (polycarbonate) products in several thicknesses. Product come in sheets or can be custom cut to size per order. At this time Parker Glass cannot do onsite installations, but can fabricate pieces to a customer’s specifications for pickup. The office is now open regular hours, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for quotes.
Pete’s Tire Barn – 591 West Broadway, Gardner (978) 632-7697
Open and offering all services. Operating hours remain unchanged. For a full list of locations and hours, visit https://www.petestirestore.com/Locations_ep_30.html
Red Apple Farm – 455 Highland Avenue, Phillipston (978) 249-6763
Offering curbside pickup and online orders. For farm pickups, please order ahead at order.shopkeep.com/redapplefarm. Once an order is placed the farm will call you for payment information and to schedule pickup. Or call the farm directly for a more detailed list of items available. Red Apple Farm’s favorite cookbooks will be available online (25% of sales will go to the local food pantry).
Royal Steam Heater – 499 Main Street, Gardner (978) 632-0770
Services still available. Office closed to the public.
Santander Bank – 346 Timpany Blvd., Gardner (978) 632-3000
Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, Saturday, 9am- 1pm. Gardner Branch is open for business. Lobby is open, in addition to two ATMs (drive up and walk up). Customers may also utilize online and mobile banking.
Sharp Image Screenprinting – 220 Parker Street, Gardner (978) 630-3277
Smith’s Country Cheese – 20 Otter River Road, Winchendon (978) 939-5738
TD Bank – Gardner Branch, 90 Pearson Boulevard, Gardner (978) 632-2054
Drive Thru hours are Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 4pm, Saturday, 9:30am – 1pm, closed on Sundays. Lobby is currently available by appointment only for essential banking services such as safe deposit box access and loan closings. Please call (978) 632-2054 with any questions. You may experience some delays due to large amounts of inquiries concerning Economic Impact Payments. For updates on your payment, use the IRS Get My Payment tool. To learn how TD Bank is responding to COVID-19 and how it’s impacting Branch locations, visit td.com/covid. TD Bank is an SBA Express Lender. See list of MA SBA Preferred Lenders (organized by region) for alternative SBA Express Lenders.
United Way of North Central Massachusetts – 649 John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg (978) 345-1577
Wendell P. Clark Memorial YMCA – 155 Central Street, Winchendon (978) 297-9622
Wendell P. Clark Memorial YMCA is closed to the public. However, they will be providing childcare for Essential Employees. Parents that fit the broad designation of an Essential Employee that are in need of childcare services should contact School-Age Director, Kyle Scrivines at 978-297-9622 x116 or by email: email@example.com.
Find helpful resources including free virtual fitness classes, ideas for kids, families, and more at https://www.theclarkymca.org/covid-19-resources.