December 9th, 2015
Northborough – Northborough Chiropractic is inviting the public to help them reach their goal of collecting 1,000 toys that will then be donated to the Worcester Horizons for Homeless Children. Horizons for Homeless Children focuses exclusively on the needs of young homeless children and their families. The organization provides support services to more than 2,000 […]
December 8th, 2015
Northborough/Shrewsbury – Fred the Turkey helped celebrate the Juniper Hill Golf Course 17th annual Turkey Day Nov. 20 in Northborough. Golfers donated a frozen turkey in lieu of greens fees. Due to the generosity of the Juniper Hill golfers, 306 turkeys were collected.
December 4th, 2015
Marlborough – Over 1,200 guests supported the 26th annual Evening of Giving, held Dec. 3 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel. They sampled offerings from 29 eateries, then treated themselves to make-your-own-sundaes from Trombetta’s Farm.
December 3rd, 2015
Westborough – Westborough High School (WHS) freshman Abigail McLucas, 14, has a heart for honoring and helping people. On Sept. 11, as part of her involvement with Project 351 – a statewide youth service organization – she organized a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. In keeping with her desire to serve community, McLucas has organized a food drive for the Westborough Food Pantry.
November 25th, 2015
Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Seniors held a special viewing of the newly installed “Giving Tree” at the Marlborough Senior Center Nov. 17 to thank those who helped support it. Mayor Arthur Vigeant was one of the 14 major sponsors who attended the event.
November 24th, 2015
Northborough – Pick up a tag and make a senior citizen’s holiday a little bit brighter. Northborough based Home Instead Senior Care is once again teaming up with Central One Federal Credit Union for its Be a Santa to a Senior program. The community is invited to participate to make it a success.
November 24th, 2015
Shrewsbury – Each year, Roger and Sue McCarthy donate to a selected charity on behalf of the business they own, McCarthy Landscaping and Irrigation, Inc. Long-time supporters of breast cancer aid organizations, the couple had personal reasons this year for wanting to find an organization that helps local people affected by the disease. Sue’s research turned up the Breast Friends Connection, which offers a monthly support group in Shrewsbury as well as other assistance. After learning details about what the group provides, the McCarthys wrote them a check for $2,000 to support the organization.
November 19th, 2015
Region – State Representative David K. Muradian Jr., R-Grafton, invites all to participate in “Bundle up the Blackstone Valley,” a coat drive to benefit families and children in need within the Blackstone Valley.
November 13th, 2015
Northborough –In 2008, Northborough residents Rita Matraia and Maggie Kosovsky organized a small get-together Thanksgiving morning as a way to get some exercise and enjoy some camaraderie with their friends. The women also decided to ask those participating to bring some goods for the Northborough Food Pantry. Thirty of their friends showed up that morning to run a 5k course that started and ended in Matraia’s Colby Street neighborhood. It was so much fun for all it became an annual event, growing in numbers each year.
October 30th, 2015
Shrewsbury – (l to r) Jocelyn Baumann and Sophia Bucciarelli, both of Worcester, and Catherine and Cameron Samara of Shrewsbury, deliver Halloween treats Oct. 29 to seniors in a local neighborhood. Photo/Gina Hamilton