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Friendly phone chats uplift Hudson seniors’ spirit

March 13th, 2017

Hudson – A number of seniors in Hudson have found a simple way to avoid loneliness. They’re enjoying friendly phone calls with Alexandria “Alex” Boule, a 2013 Hudson High School alum.

Kickoff fundraiser set for Congenital Heart Walk

March 11th, 2017

Region – Personal reasons compel Dolores Edgren of Southborough to support the Adult Congenital Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation, which are the benefiting charities of the Congenital Heart Walk – Boston. Her daughter Kim Edgren of North Grafton is a congenital heart defect survivor and chair of the walk since its inception in 2012.

Shrewsbury High basketball to hold ALS fundraiser

March 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams will be hosting the annual ALS Awareness Game Thursday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m., in the Shrewsbury High School gymnasium, 64 Holden St. This game will be between the two varsity teams and some members of the SHS faculty. The game is […]

Snowflake Kickball Festival scores spring-like weather

March 9th, 2017

Marlborough – Perhaps global warming is altering a longtime fundraiser in Marlborough. Sixteen teams, each consisting of at least 10 players, could dress for springtime Feb. 25 while competing in the 16th annual Snowflake Kickball Festival.

Donations of new pajamas needed for Shrewsbury Girl Scout project

March 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Girl Scout Troop 11087 is preparing foster care comfort bags as their Bronze Project. The bags will be filled with hygiene items, books, comfort items and new pajamas. The focus of the effort is currently collecting donations of new girls’ pajamas in sizes 12 and up. The troop consists of five fifth-graders […]

Avidia donates to the Rise Above Foundation

March 2nd, 2017

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Rise Above Foundation. This donation is to help with assistance in providing foster children with the ability to participate in extracurricular activities. Avidia Bank is a $1.35 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and […]

Anthony’s Angels raising funds for autism acceptance

March 2nd, 2017

Hudson – Tina Marie D’Asti has worked as administrator at the Hudson Fire Department for 18 years. During the past five of those years she has also advocated for Autism Resource Central (ARC) in West Boylston, a 501(c) (3) charity that helps families throughout central Massachusetts. Now, she’s fundraising as team captain of Anthony’s Angels for the 2017 5K Run & Walk for Autism Acceptance

Local program offers support for people dealing with grief

February 24th, 2017

Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals in the field of grief to assist people trying to cope with the loss, fear, anger, and the disappointment that surrounds death. “No one can fathom the mixed emotions that arise surrounding experiences of loss, […]

Orangetheory Fitness to host fundraiser to benefit ‘Augie’s Quest’

February 17th, 2017

Marlborough – Orangetheory Fitness is partnering with Augie’s Quest to raise funds for the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALSTDI), the world’s foremost drug discovery center focused solely on finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  (ALS). ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. In Massachusetts, […]

Turkey Trot 5K benefits Northborough Food Pantry

February 15th, 2017

Northborough – Over 500 runners participated in the ninth annual Turkey Trot, held Nov. 24, raising over $15,000 for the Northborough Food Pantry. Recently the Northborough Turkey Trot Committee presented a check for $15,813 to the food pantry. The committee would like to thank the participants, volunteers, t-shirt sponsors, and the 2016 major sponsors of […]

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