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SOAR 55 Seeks Help for Local Non-Profits

September 8, 2011 (5:08 pm EST)
Filed under: Seniors by News Staff

SOAR 55 - Service Opportunities After Reaching 55FRAMINGHAM, MA - SOAR 55 is currently accepting applications from former and current (part-time) executives and professionals with marketing or development expertise who are available to help local nonprofits with management projects through the award winning SOAR 55 Nonprofit Management Consulting Group program, generously funded through the Tufts Health Plan Foundation.

Train to provide management consulting assistance to local nonprofits using your marketing or fundraising/development expertise

The group works in teams of 3 on short-term assignments requiring ...[read more]


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.

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Introducing SOAR 55

February 25, 2010 (9:11 pm EST)
Filed under: Seniors by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- SOAR 55, your local volunteer resource in MetroWest, offers opportunities to give back, expand your skills, and gain experience.

Connect and Serve Today!

SOAR 55, Service Opportunities after Reaching 55, a program of Newton Community Service Center and with a satellite office location at the Framingham Public Library, connects adults 55 and over with ...[read more]