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Good Words Wanted by Framingham Education Foundation

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 9:37 pm on June 9, 2011
Framingham Education Foundation (logo)

Preparation for the the Framingham Education Foundation 20th Annual Adult Team Spelling Bee is underway!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - This coming November the Framingham Education Foundation will host its 20th Annual Adult Team Spelling Bee.

They are currently asking for suggestions for words to add to the study list for the bee.

Last year the list of words ranged from aardwolf, (a hyena-like animal of southern and eastern africa), abaciscus, (a small abacus), and ...[read more]

Coupon Class for a Cause: How to Shop for Free

Filed under: Schools & Education by Randy Harris at 10:01 pm on April 4, 2011
How to Shop for Free, by Kathy Spencer (book cover)

"How to Shop for Free", book by Kathy Spencer with Samantha Rose.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Kathy Spencer, author of the book "How to Shop for Free" will be presenting her money saving "Coupon Class for a Cause", Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 7:00pm in the Framingham High School Auditorium.

A portion of proceeds from event to benefit the FHS Class of 2013 and FHS Class of 2014.

Learn how Kathy, a Boxford, MA mother of four feeds a family of six at an average cost of $4.00 per week.  The Coupon Class for a Cause will teach you how to find the best savings and combine them with store promotions, coupons, rewards programs, and store credit to get almost everything on your shopping list for free!

Kathy has appeared on ABC news with Diane Sawyer, Inside Edition and was featured on the front page of the Boston Globe recently.

Aside from the regular Sunday paper coupon ...[read more]

"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 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 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]

Salute to Framingham Nominations Open

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 2:00 pm on November 4, 2010
Framingham High School Foundation, 19th Annual Salute to Framingham

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their contributions to Framingham youth?

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham High School Foundation, (FHSF), has announced they are now accepting nominations for the 19th Annual "Salute to Framingham", which honors three individuals each year who have "made a real difference in the lives of Framingham's youth".

"The Salute to Framingham is the largest single annual fundraiser for Framingham High School."

In the past monies raised have helped to support a seemingly endless list of arts, sports and extra-curricular activities including; uniforms, ...[read more]

"Once on this Island" - FHS Drama Aug. 7, 2010

Filed under: Schools & Education by Randy Harris at 8:47 pm on July 25, 2010
POSTER - Once on this Island, FHS Award Winning Production - 2010 - Scotland Trip Benefit

Framingham High School Drama Production, final Performance by leaving for 2010 Scottland Fringe Festival

FRAMINGHAM, MA - In 2008, Framingham High School's Drama Company performed "Once on This Island". The production won seven out of ten awards in state-wide competition, including best Musical, Director, Ensemble, Orchestra, Lighting Design, Scenic Design, and Technical Crew.

When FHS-DC was selected to perform in Scotland in August - as part of the world's largest arts festival - Director Donna Wresinski decided that "Once on This Island" was the show to do. "Now people have one more chance to see this award-winning production right here in Framingham, MA - before it goes international in Edinburgh," said Wresinski.

SHOW DATE: Saturday, August 7, 2010
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
PLACE: Framingham High School Auditorium

Tickets are available online via Pricing is ...[read more]

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