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By Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni FRAMINGHAM – The United Way of Tri-County will present the 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award at its upcoming Shining Stars Award Celebration.   The event will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center.   Seven women from across MetroWest have been nominated for the ATHENA Leadership Award including: Nancy Cantor, The Dream Factory Kim...
United Way of Pioneer Valley hosted a 211 Day Celebration in downtown Springfield. Mayor Domenic Sarno read the proclamation by Governor Charlie Baker declaring February 11, 2019 Mass 211 Day in Massachusetts.  Members of several United Ways attended as well as community leaders from Springfield and surrounding towns. View Gallery
    Springfield, MA - February 11th Springfield, MA Mayor Domenic Sarno will be holding a News Conference at the United Way of Pioneer Valley headquarters located at 1441 Main Street in Springfield to declare February 11, 2019 as 2-1-1 Day in Massachusetts. Beginning at 1:00pm the Mayor will read a proclamation by Governor Charlie Baker.   “Mayor Sarno is committed to raising awareness of Mass 2-1-1, which receives more than 130,000 calls...
By Jeff Malachowski | Daily News Staff    MetroWest and Milford-area nonprofits are seeing a steady stream of volunteers, but are always in need of more.   Forest Lyford smiles as he carefully repairs the broken leg on a small wooden chair.   “If all the parts are there, we can make it right,” the longtime Northborough resident said with a chuckle. “I get some gratification out of fixing a piece of furniture that might have been discarded and...
WAREHOUSE DRIVER (Full-Time)   The UNITED WAY of TRI-COUNTY is looking for a Warehouse Driver – Full Time. We are offering a competitive hourly rate for this 35 hour per week position.    Successful candidates must be reliable and work well with others. Ideal applicants will have: A current, valid Massachusetts driver’s license A verifiable clean driving record Ability to lift up to 80 pounds Ability to drive a variety of vehicles including box...
MetroWest, MA – In honor of those who have given back to the local community, the United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) is holding its first Shining Stars Award Celebration dinner and fundraiser on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 5:30pm with dinner, awards, and entertainment to follow from 6:00-8:00pm.   UWTC is moving away from their annual...
As the government shutdown enters its 24th day, the effects are starting to be felt by the 420,000 federal employees working without pay and the 380,000 federal employees who have been furloughed. Last week, thousands of federal employees missed their first paychecks of 2019. Just as significant, during shutdown, janitors, security guards, and other federal contractors receive no back pay.   In response, the United Way of Tri-County  and its...
Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni FRAMINGHAM -Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing Company and Avidia Bank have teamed up to donate $2 from every four-pack sold of the Liquid Tender brew to be donated to United Way of Tri-County.   There was a “Pints for Pantries” last night for the release of Liquid Tender.   The teaming will raise money for United Way of Tri-County’s annual Feed-A-Family campaign, which raises money to provide families in our communities...
By Dakota Antelman, Community Advocate Contributing Writer   Marlborough – The Marlborough Community Cupboard held its annual “Feed a family” holiday turkey distribution Nov. 21. Hosted at the  city’s  Boys and Girls Club, the event distributed a feast of common holiday foods to roughly 300 families who could not otherwise buy that food.   Relying on donations from individual community members, businesses, and local food pantries, the Community...
By Norman Miller | Daily News Staff  FRAMINGHAM – Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing Company is releasing a new beer to help feed families this holiday season.   Exhibit ‘A’ is partnering with Avidia Bank to release Liquid Tender on Dec. 1, and $2 from each four pack will be donated to the United Way of Tri-County’s annual Feed-A-Family campaign.   Liquid Tender made its debut earlier this year as part of the Demo Tape test batch series, but will now be part...

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