WESTBOROUGH _ Former NFL cornerback George “Butch” Byrd knows what it’s like to experience racism first-hand. As the third draft pick of the Buffalo Bills and the 25th overall pick in the 1963 NFL draft, Byrd began his professional football career in 1964, the same year the Civil Rights Act was signed.
WORCESTER _ Regional marketing firm PENTA Communications, Inc., of Westborough, Massachusetts, joined the United Nations Global Compact in 2013 in an effort to strengthen its commitment to maintaining one the organizations’ core initiatives of supporting international diplomacy in Central Massachusetts.
WESTBOROUGH _ As a leader in the Northeast marketing arena, PENTA Communications, Inc. knows how to help its clients do things right. For a quarter of a century the integrated marketing firm is continually ranked as a top regional marketing/advertising firm and in the top one percent of all women-owned businesses nationwide.
DUDLEY _”Paying it forward,” is a way of life for PENTA Communications Inc.’s Founder and CEO, Deborah Penta. For over 25 years, the CEO of the integrated marketing firm has donated her time, talent, and resources of her company to giving back to numerous organizations in the Central Massachusetts region.
The day a “For Sale” banner went up outside the former 1790 House on Route 9 eastbound in Westborough was a sad one for many area natives who viewed the historic restaurant as a landmark.
But Deborah Penta, owner of Penta Communications in Westborough, saw an opportunity. The entrepreneur had leased a modern office building up the road for years, and while it’s made a fine marketing and communications office, the 1790 House was a place Penta felt she could make her own.
WORCESTER _ January, 2014 marked the inaugural year for the Worcester Business Journal’s “Best of Business” Awards Program where companies were nominated by popular vote in numerous categories. PENTA Communications, Inc. was proud to be recognized in two distinct categories this year. PENTA was voted the best Web Design Firm and was also chosen as runner up in the Advertising Agency category. There were 51 award categories upon which nearly 1,700 votes were tallied. The awards ceremony was held at Coral Seafood Restaurant in Worcester, which was attended by award recipients, their employees, and hundreds of business people from throughout the region.
PENTA Communications, Inc. CEO Deborah Penta has announced the firm will be accepting applications for its 2014 Female Leadership Scholarship.
In its ninth year, the Deborah A. Penta Female Leadership Scholarship is awarded annually to a Westborough High School (WHS) college-bound senior who personifies leadership, academic prowess, dedication to her community, and diversified extra curricular activities during her high school years.
The Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce, along with the DoubleTree Hotel, HYPE9 (young professionals group of Corridor Nine), local schools and member businesses, are joining forces to collect food for those in need. In the spirit of a community partnership, Corridor Nine is hoping to engage all businesses and residents to help fight local hunger. Businesses and schools are asked to set up collection bins and encourage employees, staff members, and parents/schoolchildren to make donations.
PENTA Communications, Inc., headquartered in Westborough, MA was recognized today at the 14th Annual United Nations Day Luncheon for being on the distinguished UNA-GB Global Corporate Citizenship Honor Roll. Over 200 business leaders from New England attended this event at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.