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Framingham Auxiliary Police to Sponsor Holiday Craft Fair

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 12:45 am on November 24, 2011
Framingham Auxiliary Police Craft Fair, December 10, 2011 - Keefe Tech

Vendor space is still avialable for the Framingham Auxiliary Police sponsored Craft Fair that will be held December 10, 2011 at Keefe Tech.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham Auxiliary Police will be holding their twenty-fourth annual Craft Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2011. The fair will be held at the Keefe Vocational Technical High School, 750 Winter Street, Framingham, MA.

A limited amount of exhibitor space is still available for crafters.

The Craft Fair will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. where you will find a unique holiday shopping experience. During this fund raising event we anticipate over 125 exhibitors will be selling various merchandise including hand made crafts, hand crafted jewelry, hand decorated clothing, sketches, photographs, assorted flea market merchandise, and ...[read more]

Newswomen Host Framingham Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Filed under: Around Town,Health & Fitness by News Staff at 1:14 am on October 8, 2011
Ellie Fund (logo)

''Circle of Five'' fundraiser to benefit the Ellie Fund to be held in Framingham Oct. 26, 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Circle Furniture in Framingham is celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with "Circle of Five" - their fifth annual event to benefit the Needham-based Ellie Fund.

In honor of the fifth anniversary of Channel 5 Reporter Kelley Tuthill's breast cancer diagnosis, five newswomen from WCVB-TV5 are starring in this year's exclusive event on October 26, 2011 at Circle Furniture on Route 9 in Framingham.

Starting at 6:30 p.m., guests will have and an exclusive opportunity to mix and mingle with their favorite Channel 5 newswomen: Susan Wornick, Bianca de la Garza, Kelley Tuthill, Rhondella Richardson and JC Monahan while enjoying ...[read more]

2nd Annual Warrior Thunder Motorcycle Ride

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 2:59 am on September 16, 2011
2nd Annual Warrior Thunder Ride

Warrior Thunder Foundation

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Riders in the 2nd Annual Warrior Thunder Motorcycle Ride will be meeting up at the Paramount Harley Davidson dealership's parking lot in Downtown Framingham on Saturday morning, September 17, 2011.

Riders will arrive for registration between 9:30am - 11:15am, and then at 11:30am, they'll put up their kickstands and begin a police escorted benefit/charity ride that travels 50 miles of scenic Middlesex County roads between Framingham and Millis, MA,

The event, hosted by the Warrior Thunder Foundation raised over $4000.00 last year -- all to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project®, an organization which supports combat wounded U.S. "war fighters".

The ride ends at the Millis, MA AMVETs club where ...[read more]

Boston 3-Day for the Cure Starts at Farm Pond in Framingham, Friday July 22, 2011

Filed under: Health & Fitness by Randy Harris at 12:36 am on July 11, 2011
Dr. Sheri Phillips, Cancer Survivor in (2010) 3-day Walk for the Cure

Dr. Sheri Phillips, National Spokesperson for the ''3-Day for the Cure'' organization, shown here during a 2010 walk.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure is a 60-mile walk to fund breast cancer research and support local community education, screening and treatment programs.

This year (2011) the Boston 3-Day is July 22nd, 23rd and 24th, and the Opening Ceremony and starting point for the Boston walk is again at Farm Pond in Framingham!

The Boston 3-Day begins Friday morning, July 22, 2011.  Crew members should arrive at 4:00 a.m., walkers should arrive between 5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m., and the Opening Ceremony, which begins with community stretching is at 6:30 a.m.

I had a chance to speak with Dr. Sheri Phillips, this year's National Spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure organization.

At the start of the interview, I said "I'll ask some questions, and if any are too personal, or you prefer not to answer, or want me to leave anything out -- let me know."

Sheri, the Homewood, Illinois mother of two teenage daughters, and a practicing physician for the past 18 years who is now a 2-year survivor of breast cancer said, "None of it is too personal.  Information is power. It's important to get as much information as possible out to others and raise awareness not only with those who ...[read more]

Pinefield Goes to the Dogs

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 1:44 am on June 14, 2011
K9 outfitted with vest by MA Vest-a-Dog

K9 outfitted with bullet proof vest from Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog (photo by Christian Kozowyk)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Once again, Robinson's Hardware and the merchants of the Pinefield Shopping Center in Saxonville are hosting and a family fun (and dog friendly) event for a good cause.

On Saturday June 18, 2011 from 10:00AM 'til 2:00PM,the shopping center merchants are raising money in support of the Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog organization which raises money to purchase bullet proof vests for K-9 officers ...[read more]

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