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March 7th, 2016
Marlborough – The Friends of Marlborough Seniors is hosting a fundraising event during the month of March. The 2016 No Show Gala, commemorating the one year anniversary of the ribbon cutting for the new Senior Center, allows people to support the Friends without having to attend an event.
March 1st, 2016
Region – Mike Matros is a Marlborough resident, member of the Sudbury Fire Department and an avid hockey player. He is also a runner who this year will be participating in the Boston Marathon to raise funds for a cause close to his heart – the Last Call Foundation which supports firefighter safety.
February 22nd, 2016
The continuing support of businesses and residents in the community contributed once again to the success of the annual Evening of Giving held in early December at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel. Committee members of the event that raises funds for Roland’s House, the Marlborough-Hudson Homeless Shelter, gathered at the Wayside Inn Feb. 13 to finalize results. Chair Bob Kays presented a check for $38,000 to Susan Gentili, director of the Continuum of Care and Services for the South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC), supervisors of the Mechanic Street, Marlborough, operation.
February 17th, 2016
Northborough – Take three enthusiastic eighth-grade students with the idea of a community service project and the result is a successful project that brought awareness to homelessness in
Northborough and a smile for recipients on Valentine’s Day.
February 14th, 2016
Region – On Jan 12, 2010, the Caribbean country of Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Nearly 200,000 lost their lives on that tragic date, including a young Rutland woman, Britney Gengel, who was participating in a service mission through her college.
February 2nd, 2016
Westborough – A monthly divorce workshop, Second Saturdays Central Mass, will hold its first meeting Saturday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Corridor 9 Chamber of Commerce, 30 Lyman St., #6, in Westborough. It is geared to woman of all ages and backgrounds who are contemplating or going through divorce.
January 27th, 2016
Westborough – The nonprofit organization In Your Shoes will hold a Bunco Night Friday, Feb. 5, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Bunco begins 8 p.m. Bunco is a game of chance, no skill required and easy to learn. Prizes will be awarded. Tickets for the event are $25. A cash bar is available.
January 23rd, 2016
Region – Dave McGrath, who with his family and friends, organizes an annual fundraising event each fall, “Skating for Hope,” recently made three significant donations to help individuals with cancer and their families. McGrath is a 23-year cancer survivor who now serves as the night manager for Hope Lodge, a facility in Worcester that offers […]
January 21st, 2016
Westborough – For well over a decade, the Westborough Rotary Club and Westborough Youth and Family Services have partnered to hold their annual Free Holiday Store where parents and guardians can select presents for their children who might otherwise receive none.
“This year, there were 91 families that came through with 186 children benefiting this year. Just knowing that we are truly able to make a difference in so many people’s lives is quite rewarding,” said Julia O’Neil-Welch, WYFS administrative assistant.
January 20th, 2016
Grafton – How do you encourage a new generation to learn a very old craft? According to Diane Racicot, the Family and Consumer Sciences teacher at Grafton High School, you have students work with members of the local Senior Center.
“I saw it [the Warm Up America program] on the Internet and thought it would be great for the Creative Crafts Class and the Family and Community Leader Club,” Racicot explained.