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September 6th, 2016
Region – Home Instead Senior Care of Northborough and Natick is sponsoring a CARFIT program for area seniors in conjunction with the Westborough Council on Aging. Trained technicians will be assessing senior drivers for their “fit” in their own vehicle. Drivers will learn if they are positioned correctly, if the vehicle equipment is in the […]
September 6th, 2016
Marlborough – The residents at Christopher Heights of Marlborough Assisted Living love to give back to their community, especially when it involves helping children, and their most recent volunteer project helped them do just that. Christopher Heights Activities Director Patty Blodgett reached out to Katie Friend, community outreach coordinator at the UMass Office of Advancement […]
August 26th, 2016
Grafton – He may be only 7 years old, but Tyler Hardiman has a very big heart.
Last year he hosted a lemonade stand near his home on Barbara Jean Street, raising $1,500 for Grafton Police Sgt. Michael Mazzola who was battling lymphoma.
August 24th, 2016
Southborough – Dayna Altman, a 2010 Algonquin Regional High School graduate, is in a very good place. She graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in human services and psychology in 2015 and currently works at McLean Hospital as a clinical educator. Now, she’s organizing a seminar for a nonprofit organization she and her younger sister, Jamie, created called The Bea(you)tiful Project, featuring empowering speakers.
August 16th, 2016
Shrewsbury/Westborough – Held Aug. 15 at the Haven Country Club in Boylston, the second annual Hannah Kane Charity Classic golf tournament raised $51,000. The full day of activities began with a continental breakfast and concluded with a 19th-Hole Reception sponsored by Central One Federal Credit Union. There, state Rep. Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury, announced that the First-Place Gross Team Award was earned by a foursome of Central One staff members.
August 8th, 2016
Region – Close to 700 families with school-age children in the Metrowest/I-495 area will receive backpacks filled with school supplies through the United Way of Tri-County’s Tools for School program.
For 22 years, the United Way of Tri-County has been bringing together local businesses, faith organizations, and individuals to hold supply drives and sponsor children with a backpack and school supplies for their first day back to school.
August 8th, 2016
Marlborough – Nearly 300 motorcyclists and passengers endured sudden downpours Aug. 6 as they started the seventh annual Shawna Jean Larassa (SJL) Memorial Motorcycle Ride. The 50-plus mile ride through 10 communities began and ended at the Marlborough Moose Family Center 1129. There, others joined them for a day of family fun with new attractions.
August 5th, 2016
Hudson – It has been an emotional and yet productive two years for family, friends and business colleagues of Maureen Chiasson Young of Hudson, who passed away unexpectedly in June 2014 at age 49. She’s remembered by many as a Marlborough-based real estate broker with a knack for networking and a passion for community service.
July 26th, 2016
Westborough – After the stresses, physical, mental and emotional, of being deployed, veterans face a myriad of challenges when they finally come home. One organization, Fishing for Warriors, hopes to help those brave men and women find a little bit of joy and happiness by offering them a chance to experience a high level sporting event or activity, at no cost to them.
July 5th, 2016
Shrewsbury/Westborough – State Representative Hannah Kane announced her second annual Charity Classic golf tournament will be held Monday, Aug. 15, at The Haven Country Club in Boylston.
Kane, Tournament Director Beth Casavant and the Host Committee are welcoming back returning sponsors as well as new sponsors who share Representative Kane’s strong commitment to service and giving back to the community.