Framingham Online News

Super Seniors Expo at Office Depot May 5th

May 1, 2010 (1:35 pm EST)
Filed under: Seniors by Deb Cleveland

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Office Depot is hosting a special Super Seniors Expo this Wednesday, May 5th, from 10 to 3 at its location in Shoppers World, Rt. 9W, Framingham.

State Senator Karen Spilka and State Rep. Pam Richardson, the Callahan Senior Center, Soar 55 and other area organizations will be on hand.

This will also be a great chance to learn about area businesses that offer products and services that 50+ seniors may find useful at home, work, or business. About 25 businesses will offer information about organizing, downsizing, assisted living options, errands, homecare services, mortgages, longterm care insurance, volunteering, and more.

Free coffee and refreshments will be available, including a complimentary brunch by John Harvard’s Brew House.

Free PC Checkups and certificates for $5 worth of free shredding services will be offered, as well as raffles, giveaways, and coupons.

There will be vendors and store staff there to answer questions, and make recommendations on products and services to help you use your computers, printers, cameras, phones, and other items to get the most out of them.

This event is free. Come and bring a friend. All welcome.

For further information, call the Framingham Office Depot store at 508-620-5570.


Free Cooking Demonstration at Office Depot

April 23, 2006 (8:23 pm EST)
Filed under: Business by Deb Cleveland

FRAMINGHAM, MA - If you are looking for some ideas for quick and easy menus, drop in on the free cooking demonstration Tuesday night, April 25th, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Office Depot, Shoppers World.

Corporate and private cooking consultant Ellie Deaner will present a special program, “Spring Meals in Minutes for Busy Professionals.” Deaner has inspired thousands to cook through her easy and informative cooking classes, cookbooks, and TV programs. Come learn how it is possible to put together quick and easy meals after working all day.

This event is free, all are welcome and there will be sampling and networking along with great cooking tips.

Office Depot, Shoppers World, is located on Rt. 9 West, at 1 Worcester Rd., next to Toys R Us. For more details, or to register, call 508-250-8440, or 508-620-5570.


Business Women Unite at Office Depot

March 10, 2006 (12:58 am EST)
Filed under: Business by Deb Cleveland

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Office Depot, Shoppers World, hosted this month's meeting of Business Women Unite, a MetroWest career and business networking group, on Tuesday, March 7th.

Thirty area business women gathered at the Rt. 9 office supplies store to meet, greet, and network. The meeting was led by founder Rhona George of Great Impression! of Framingham.

Each attendee had an opportunity to give a two minute overview about her business and what kind of customer she was looking for.

Melissa Airey, the founder of Simplified Design & Organization, Inc. of Bolton, gave presentations on Quickbooks and organizing your home and business office using examples from the store inventory.

Refreshments were provided by Office Depot, Bruegger’s Bagels, and John Harvard’s Brew House and Pub.

For information about future meetings of Business Women Unite, contact Rhona George at 508-877-4244.

Advance notice: Office Depot, Shoppers World will feature local cooking expert Ellie Deaner, of Let’s Get Cooking on Tues., April 25th, from 5:30 ­ 8:30 p.m. Ellie will present a talk on “Spring Meals in Minutes for Busy Professionals.” There will be sampling and networking. All are welcome to this free event.

A free resume workshop will soon be announced.

Call 508-250-8440 for details.