Meet Our Worker Bees

Our Buzz Around team is a unique crew of folks dedicated to sharing good news and supporting sustainable living through giving personal attention to our small business partners.

Jacquelyn Rose ~ Encouraged by a vision that is grounded in the basic goodness of each human being, Jacquie is the driving force behind the Buzz Around.  She engages her creative energy in connecting our communities and  promoting our  local businesses. Small  businesses are the foundation of strong communities!  She has served the EB Business Association for 7 years and is the current President.   She holds a  Bachelors Degree Communication / Arts from Emmanuel College, Boston, MA and a Masters in Theology with a concentration in Interfaith Communication & Leadership from Andover Newton Theological School.  The concept interfaith welcomes faith and non-faith  alike to the conversation with respect and understanding of differences… read more.

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Janice O’Brien ~ Though originally from the Cape, Janice, and her husband Steve, raised their 2 children in the Bridgewaters’. She has built a career in publishing and marketing. Janice is a Svaroopa® Yoga instructor and holds many different certifications in alternative therapies. In her free time, Janice enjoys hiking trails with her dog, Colby and working on her 237 year old home in West Bridgewater.


5x7StacyStacy Rancourt ~ from Halifax, 5 year member of the Buzz Around Team.  Mother of 3 girls,  blogger,  Reiki Master, and author of the book, The 31-Day Self-Love Challenge.  Some of Stacy’s interests include writing, reading, line dancing, photography, health & wellness, being out in nature, and discovering sources of inspiration that help her learn and grow each day. A Buzz Around reader since it first began, Stacy finds it to be a great start to her week,  reading about the good news going on in her town and learning about the upcoming events. Stacy tells everyone she knows; she is honored to be a member of the Buzz Around Team, helping to spread the good news, connect our local communities, and to encourage the growth and support of local businesses.