Alice Piccirillo, manager of the VERC Boxboro Gulf at 1425 Massachusetts Avenue and an employee retained by VERC from Minute Man ARC, accepted the award at the November 13th ceremony, held at the Knights of Columbus in Lexington.
Several Massachusetts legislators attended the awards ceremony, including State Senator James Eldridge who was lauded for his work on helping those with disabilities.
“It is an honor to receive this meaningful award from the Central Middlesex Area Department of Developmental Services,” said Leo Vercollone, President of VERC Enterprises. “We are proud of our commitment to employing community members with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities;
About VERC Enterprises
VERC Enterprises is the region’s leading, independent chain of convenience stores and gasoline stations, with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The company began 36 years ago with a single car wash in Marshfield, in a business founded by Eugene Vercollone. Today two of Mr. Vercollone’s sons operate the company, with Leo as President and Paul as Vice President. The firm has more than 230 employees and is a leader in hiring those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. In 2011 VERC Enterprises was recognized by the Boston Business Journal as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts and as a Leader in Diversity and in 2011 and 2012 by the Boston Globe as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts. For additional information, please visit the website, www.vercenterprises.com, or call 781-934-7300.