Author Archives: Buzz Around

Congratulations to West Bridgewater’s Brittany Joy Churchill: Miss Taunton 2017!

The Miss Taunton Scholarship Pageant, founded in 1954, its mission being to provide young women in the greater Taunton area the opportunity to share their passion for community service, academic excellence, and artistic talent. A local preliminary for the Miss America program, the Miss America Organization is the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. Brittany is ready ...

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5th Annual Field of Flags Kiwanis Club Fundraiser

Photo Credit: Kiwanis Club Facebook Page   For Veterans’ Day 2016, East Bridgewater honored our loved ones with a “Field of Flags,” the same style flags that are used at Arlington National Cemetery. The Flags will be on display from October 29th – November 12th, 2016, with a small ceremony that was held on Saturday, October 29th, to honor the ...

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Coastal Quilt Artists Exhibit in the Flora T. Little Gallery

Coastal Quilt Artists (CQA) is a group of artists who come together twice a month to share their love of making art.  These artists individually have produced an eclectic range of art quilts featuring a variety of techniques. Using fabric as their medium, the group promotes critical feedback for its members resulting in an excellent support system for each member’s ...

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GFWC Taunton/ Raynham Junior Woman’s Club

At the club’s October business meeting, members hosted guest Cathy Potter from the 22nd Rehoboth Regiment who told little known historical facts about women’s involvement during the revolutionary war as part of her program. Lynne Jorge, along with members Nancy Clark and Nancy Brown, participated in the St.Jude Walk/Run held at the Franklin Park Zoo to raise funds to help ...

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United Way of Greater Plymouth County Gains New Member on Board of Directors

United Way of Greater Plymouth County is pleased to announce that Dr. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger, Chief of Staff for President Fred Clark at Bridgewater State University, has become the newest member of its Board of Directors. Leuenberger earned a bachelor’s degree from Midland University and went on to earn her MPA and PhD degrees from the University of Nebraska at ...

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Rotary Club’s West Bridgewater Citizens of the Year: Calvin & Francis Gray

For the fourth successive year, Bridgewater Savings Bank served as the Grand Sponsor for the Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters’ Citizen of the Year program, this year honoring:  Calvin & Francis Gray of West Bridgewater at a ceremony last week at the Center at Sachem Rock in East Bridgewater. Speaking on behalf of the bank, Senior Vice President Joseph W. Mitchell, Jr., ...

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Youth Health Connection from South Shore Hospital’s Free Parenting Resource: Healthy Families

Healthy Families Massachusetts is a free and voluntary support program for young, first-time moms and dads across the state.  Parents can sign up for the program during pregnancy and continue up to their child’s third birthday.  Their goal is to help young parents build a bright future.  Upon contacting Healthy Families, one of their family support staff will get to ...

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Rotary Club’s East Bridgewater Citizen of the Year: Rose-Marie Culp

“In East Bridgewater there is a lively, lovely shop with the unlikely name of the Happy Frog Copy Shop.  It’s an eclectic blend of print services and gift shop, the work of a community-minded entrepreneur, Rose-Marie Culp.  Born in East Bridgewater to parents who met in the Peace Corps, Rose-Marie grew up in this small town.  Her father, Vincent Latlippe, was a carpenter ...

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Rotary Club’s Bridgewater Citizen of the Year 2016: Samuel Baumgarten

“Professor Samuel Baumgarten is a Mover and Shaker, and through his efforts, Bridgewater has become healthier and more active.  Sam Baumgarten was born in Queens – in Far Rockaway.  He graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in economics, and from New York University with a master’s degree in physical education.  He was a teacher of physical education in ...

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