Framingham Online News

"Thanks for Giving" Fund Raiser

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 11:59 pm on November 15, 2010
Thanks for Giving

For the last 21 years, Mark and Karen Curtis who run the Eagles Grill in downtown Framingham have provided a free Thanksgiving meal to all who need or want one-last year it was over 1,200 meals. They even deliver 450 meals to shut-ins on that day as well. Over the years, they have not solicited donations. This is the first year that some local churches have had to discontinue offering their Thanksgiving meals, and the Salvation Army has canceled their free Thanksgiving dinner as well. Please help support The Eagles Kitchen Thanksgiving Dinner!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - From November 15, 2010 until November 25, 2010 framingham.com is running a "Thanks for Giving" fund-raising special.

To help support The Eagles Kitchen Thanksgiving Dinner, and to promote Framingham businesses we are giving 50% OFF standard ad rates for all advertising orders placed this week if the advertiser donates the remaining 50% to help fund the dinner.

Here's how it works: Any local business that orders online advertising on framingham.com during the "Thanks for Giving" promotion will get a 50% discount off standard published rates, then the business sends a check or money order payable to "Eagles Kitchen Thanksgiving Dinner" for the other 50%.

For example: If an advertiser chose a $720/yr package, they would get that package for 50% OFF -- making the cost only $360, (for a full year of advertising -- that's less than $1.00 a day!)

If you own a Framingham business, or know someone who does, let them know about the "Thanks for Giving" promotion. ...[read more]


Savers Thrift Store to Open in Former CompUSA Location

Filed under: Business by News Staff at 4:52 pm on May 7, 2010

PHOTO - Savers thrift store, Framingham, MA

Savers Thrift Store looking to hire (50) employees for it's newest store opening in former CompUSA location, Rt. 30, Framingham, MA.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Savers Thrift Store chain will be opening a new store in Framingham in the former CompUSA building at 500 Cochituate Road, (Rt. 30 west, after Masspike Exit 13 off-ramp).

Representatives from Savers will be interviewing and hiring to fill (50) positions Monday through Friday, May 10-14, 2010. Available part-time and full-time positions include; customer service, sales, back-room inventory production and other entry-level retail positions. Applicants must apply in person between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Interviews are being held at the Hampton Inn at 319 Speen St. in Natick.

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Tue. March 30th - Help Support N.E. Wildflower Society

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 6:35 pm on March 26, 2010

Shop at Whole Foods Framingham store on Tuesday, March 30, and your purchases also support New England Wild Flower Society's celebration of Earth Day at Garden in the Woods.

5% of the proceeds will be donated to New England Wild Flower Society.

NOTE: Earth Day at Garden in the Woods has FREE admission, special storytelling, Mother Earth, games, scavenger hunts, and more.

Stop by the Society's information table at Whole Foods Framingham on March 30 to learn more about Earth Day and all of the other activities planned by the Society for 2010.

Garden in the Woods Open to the Public April 15-October 31

New England Wild Flower Society
180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701
508-877-7630
newenglandwild.org

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