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5 Things To Know on Jan. 24: Jobs Available for Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides

A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.

Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Thursday, Jan. 24.

1. Teens: Thursday will again will a very cold day, with the high temperature again forecasted to stay under 20 degrees. The sky will again be sunny and the wind will blow from the northwest with gusts up to 32 miles per hour. The windchills could be as low as -13 degrees.

2. Job Fair: BAYADA Home Health Care is holding the first of several planned recruitment open houses for certified nursing assistants and home health aides. The open houses will be held every Thursday starting this week and running through Feb. 14 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The open houses will be at the Bayada office at 20 Conant St., Suite 1B. The company provides home health care services that allow people to live at home.

3. Entrepreneurs: A new group called Young Entrepreneurs of the North Shore meets for the first time on Thursday. It seems likely there are residents in the Danvers that may be interested in becoming part of this group, which is designed to bring together the “best and brightest young entrepreneurs in the region.”  Thursday’s function is at Finz in Salem on Thursday from 7-10 p.m. and is free.

4. Business Plan: Do you have a great business idea but are seeking some funding to really get it off the ground? You may want to enter Salem State University’s 2013 North of Boston Business Plan Competition. The deadline to enter is Feb. 22 but on Thursday there’s an information session about the competition where prospective entrants can get more details and get questions answered. It will be held at SSU’s Enterprise Center from 8:30-10:30 a.m. The contest will award a cash prizes of $5,000 to the winner, $3,000 to second place and $2,000 to third place.

5. ConsComm: The Danvers Conservation Commission meets on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Town Hall where the commission review several items ,incuding a plan to construct a new footbridge at North Shore Unitarian Universalist church on Locust Street.

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