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November 3rd, 2016
Shrewsbury – A Country Western Night fundraising event will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 11 p.m. at SAC Park, (Scandinavian Athletic Club), 438 Lake St., Shrewsbury. The event is being organized by Vikki Crowley, a four-time cancer from Marlborough. Proceeds will benefit the 15th Just ‘Cause Breast Cancer Walk, a three-day 60-mile […]
November 1st, 2016
Shrewsbury – As a way to thank local veterans, Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury is proud to announce that it will be hosting a free Dental Day for veterans on Saturday, Nov. 12.
The clinic will be overseen by Dr. Mehdi Karimipour (known as Dr. Mehdi) and his wife, Dr. YiChen (Jenn) Wei, who both joined Modern Dentistry and Dr. Todd Pizzi this past summer. Both doctors have extensive experience and years of dental specialty training. In addition, Dr. Mehdi has trained at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., which has given him an intimate perspective on the needs of those who have served in the military.
October 27th, 2016
Hopkinton – Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc., is desperately seeking a foster or permanent home for Pigeon, a two year old Dalmatian mix. Pigeon was rescued from a high-kill Kentucky shelter earlier this year and has been in and out of foster homes since. She is becoming quite stressed at the shelter thus the […]
October 25th, 2016
Shrewsbury – The Worcester County Clothesline Project came to the Shrewsbury Town Common Oct. 15. The Clothesline Project was started in 1992 and since 2000 has been part of Pathways for Change. Its mission is to make the issues of sexual violence more widely known and to allow the victims of this violence to start […]
October 18th, 2016
Westborough – Like many girls her age, 13-year-old Melissa Shang, an eighth grade student at the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School, has a busy life. Her days are filled with school work, creating stop-motion films, singing in her school choir, and enjoying time with her family and friends. She is also, she admits, “sassy” a lot of the time. But there is also another side to this young girl – she is a passionate advocate for those with disabilities.
October 12th, 2016
Hudson – The Hudson Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition capped off a summer of rapid growth Oct. 1 by hosting its inaugural Substance Abuse Awareness 5k at the Morgan Bowl.
October 4th, 2016
Westborough – Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation has announced the addition of a marketing firm executive and a nonprofit attorney to its board of directors. Joining the board is Peter Drakulich, CEO of DrivingUpSales, and Justin Silverman, a Westborough-based attorney who is also executive director of a regional nonprofit organization. In addition to Drakulich and Silverman, […]
October 4th, 2016
Region – Commerce Bank has announced that its 13 offices throughout Central Massachusetts are collecting donated food items for the Worcester County Food Bank, to help it feed hungry people living in 60 cities and towns in the region. “The Worcester County Food Bank provides critical services to those in need in our community,” said […]
September 27th, 2016
Marlborough – On Sept. 14, UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital hosted a reception honoring and thanking the members of the Hospital Auxiliary for their dedication and commitment to the hospital. After several months of thoughtful and lengthy discussions, a decision was recently made by the Auxiliary Board to disband and establish a new direction for the auxiliary. […]
September 20th, 2016
Region – The St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Society Conference of Immaculate Conception Church, Marlborough, in partnership with the SVdP Conference of St. Anselm Church, Sudbury, is participating in the Friends of the Poor Walk/Run Sunday, Sept. 25. The event begins at St. Anselm Church, 100 Landham Road, Sudbury, with registration at 10 a.m. The […]