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Dinner Dance to Benefit Curtis Family Thanksgiving

Filed under: Around Town by Randy Harris at 12:01 am on October 4, 2011
2011 Dinner / Dance to benefit the Curtis Family Thanksgiving, Framingham, MA

November 5th, 2011 - Dinner / Dance to benefit the Curtis Family Thanksgiving at The Eagles

FRAMINGHAM, MA - For the past 22 years, Mark and Karen Curtis who run The Eagles Grill on Park Street in Downtown Framingham have provided a free Thanksgiving meal to all who need or want one.

After several local churches, the Salvation Army and other civic organizations canceled their free Thanksgiving dinners for the needy the number of people depending on the Curtis Family Thanksgiving grew considerably.

Last year well over 1200 free dinners were served at The Eagles -- and  hundreds more meals were delivered to local elderly, disabled and shut-ins.

Until 2010, Mark and Karen never solicited donations, but faced with a growing number of people to feed, when the word went out that needs were growing, several individuals and organizations stepped up to support their efforts.

One way they raise money to feed so many people is by ...[read more]


Bruins Tickets Raffle to Support Framingham Boy's Battle with Cancer

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:02 pm on May 31, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Tramiris Anthony is a 9 year old boy from Framingham, MA. He has always been a healthy, happy and athletic child, enjoying sports, videogames and, of course, playing with his friends.

In early April, just three months after his ninth birthday, Tramiris wasn't feeling well -- he awoke one night with severe dizziness and vomiting, symptoms which continued over the next few days.

Doctors suspected a virus, but when his nausea persisted over the following weeks he was ordered to undergo an MRI, revealing a tumor in his cerebellum.

After surgery at Children's Hospital in ...[read more]


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