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Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni   FRAMINGHAM – Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers has teamed up with the United Way of Tri-County (UTWC) to sponsor the 3 rd Annual 5K Run/Walk fundraiser on Saturday, October 13.   The Jack’s Abby/United Way 5K will have a new home at the Jack’s Abby Craft Lager Brewery and Beer Hall located at 100 Clinton Street in Framingham.   With this new home also comes a new route for participants and a new 10 a.m. start time...
By Susan Petroni, Framingham Source Editor   FRAMINGHAM –  St. Mary’s Credit Union is opening a new branch at the intersection of Route 9  and Temple Street in September.    As a financial institution known for supporting its local communities – the credit union today, August 14, announced it will donate $100 to the United Way of Tri-County’s Pearl Street Cupboard & Café for every new account opened at the branch during their grand opening...
By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Marlborough – Every fourth Thursday for the past three years, Millissa Patulak has headed to the Marlborough Community Cupboard to pick up groceries for four individuals who are homebound. Each month, she loads up her car, delivers the groceries and returns to the pantry with the lists of items the people would like to receive the next month. Her volunteerism provides people with nutrition as well as the...
CLINTON — WHEAT Community Connections recently got a grant from the Greater Worcester Community Foundation as part of the Worcester County Food Bank Fund to End Hunger.   The fund is focused on projects that offer sustainable solutions addressing hunger through advocacy and programs that incorporate best practices.   According to the agency, the funds are to make the WHEAT program more accessible for elderly residents.   “This is to provide door...
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion), a partner of the Boston Red Sox, today announced that the Company is continuing its annual contributions to the Red Sox Foundation by leveraging its Take On Tomorrow™ campaign as a giving opportunity via Red Sox social media. Fans will help reach Sunovion’s donation goal of $25,000 by liking Take On Tomorrow™ posts on Red Sox social media this summer, which will...
MA – United Way Worldwide announced today that it is partnering with Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., to provide limited free rides to people with specific non-emergency healthcare transportation, employment, and veterans’ needs.  The program is now being piloted in 12 cities across the country, including some neighborhoods in Boston.  Mass2-1-1 is a free, statewide service that connects people to essential services in...
We were sorry to hear the news that our dear friend State Representative Chris Walsh has passed away after a valiant battle with cancer.   Chris has been a long time supporter of our United Way, Mass2-1-1 and Call2talk. Along with Senator Karen Spilka and Representative David Linsky they have secured thousands of dollars of funding  for our organization and the people we serve.    Chris’s fight with cancer was nothing less than epic. He battled...
By Tom Burke  |  Veteranscribes Blog   It was just that three-letter word, relates author Catherine Marenghi, that set her firmly on her way to a prosperous business career.   The quoted speaker was Mrs. Robbins, Ms Marenghi’s her junior-high-school English teacher in Milford, Massachusetts.  Catherine had just passed in her assignment, a short poem about the war which was then raging in Southeast Asia.   “I watched the expression on her face,”...
March 13, 2018  |  Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni   FRAMINGHAM – On International Women’s Day, the United Way of Tri-County hosted the 2018 Athena Luncheon to recognize 14 finalists and announce the two winners of the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award ® .   The winners were Nishita Roy-Pope, from Dell EMC Global Centers of Excellence, and Susanne Morreale Leeber, President and CEO of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce.   Roy-Pope is...
Eileen Davis works in her office at the Call2Talk mental health and emotional support call line in Framingham Friday.She will be taking over the statewide Mass 2-1-1 referral service [Daily News Staff Photo/Ken McGagh]   By Jim Haddadin | Daily News Staff    FRAMINGHAM — After successfully growing the Call2Talk crisis line into a statewide resource, Eileen Davis is preparing for the next big step in her career.   Davis, who launched Call2Talk...

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