- June 26, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
TURNERS FALLS — Frontier Regional School graduate Porter Clancy says the entrepreneurial spirit that inspired him to head up a group of student painters was kindled by making bracelets.
While studying finance and management during his freshman year at Babson College in Wellesley, the Turners Falls resident was asked to create a product with his classmates.
Clancy and his friends launched a brand called “Worry Watcher,” offering bracelets that feature a fidget attachment for people to reach for when they are stressed or anxious. In selling these bracelets, Clancy and his classmates raised more than $1,000 for AJ’s Army, an organization that provides financial support for AJ Quetta, an Attleboro resident who suffered a spinal cord injury playing hockey in January.
Clancy said his experience working the finance and day-to-day operations of Worry Watcher inspired his interest in entrepreneurship, which in turn drove him into a management position…