December 20th, 2014
Region – Valiant Veterans, with the help of its two service dogs, have been gathering donations for area homeless veterans. In Worcester on Saturday, Dec. 20, over $40,000 of donated items will be packed into more than 300 holiday gift bags. Donations were collected from people all across the country through the Facebook pages of [...]
December 19th, 2014
A Living Nativity at St. Stephen’s Church, 3 John St., Westborough, will be held at 6 p.m. at the back of the church of the parking lot. Costumed parishioners will enact the Christmas story to narration from the King James Bible, accompanied by live animals, music and carol singing. Following the pageant, all are invited into the Parish Hall to warm up with hot cider, cocoa and holiday cookies.
A Christmas Cantata will be held at the First Baptist Church of Marlborough, 22 Mechanic St., Marlborough at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
December 17th, 2014
Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank has hired a five new employees as part of the business banking team. Russell Dye was hired as vice president and team leader in commercial lending. Bringing over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, Russ will be responsible for generating new business and managing customer relationships [...]
December 13th, 2014
Region – The Natick Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) home health care agency announced that it has been named as Non-Profit Partner of the Year by the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce (MCC). The award, which was presented at the MCC’s recent 119th Annual Meeting and Awards Gala, was based on several criteria, including the agency’s contributions [...]
December 13th, 2014
Region – The Hundredth Town Chorus is seeking female singers to sing in their four-part chorus. No prior musical experience is needed. No auditions are required. The chorus is in need of new female voices, of all ages, for the new spring season beginning Wednesday, Jan. 7. The chorus recently celebrated its 65th [...]
December 13th, 2014
Region – SpencerBANK recently donated $1,000 to NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center of Central Massachusetts, a program of Oak Hill Community Development Corporation that provides homebuyer counseling, training and educational services to residents of central Mass. This donation will benefit the organization’s Financial Capability Program and will be used to coach homeowners on how to improve their finances. “This [...]
December 9th, 2014
Region – The holiday season is an unusually busy time for everyone. That’s particularly true for Greater Marlborough Programs, Inc. (GMPI), who recently moved its administrative office and opened a new family support center. Concurrently, the nonprofit agency is conducting its third annual Season of Giving. Yet, everyone involved is managing well, noted Carol Manne, executive director.
December 7th, 2014
Region – The American Red Cross is holding blood donation opportunities in the region during the holiday season. The gift of a blood donation only takes about an hour and can give patients a chance to celebrate more holidays to come. To encourage donations and show appreciation, all those who attempt to donate blood Dec. [...]
December 5th, 2014
Region – Assabet Valley Mastersingers (AVM) recently received a $1,000 grant from the Southborough Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation for Metrowest. In the inaugural round of grants from this new fund, AVM was one of 10 recipients and the only organization dedicated to the arts. The award will provide funding support for the [...]
November 30th, 2014
Region – The Boys & Girls Club of Metrowest will hold its 36th annual Lil’ Lads and Lassies Basketball Youth Tournament beginning the week of Monday, Jan. 12, for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade boys and girls. The seventh- and eighth-grade tournament will begin Monday, Jan. 26. Games will be played at the Argeo R. Cellucci Jr. [...]