Author Archives: Buzz Around

Cherished Memories, Inc and Old Colony YMCA Invite Those with Dementia to a Monthly Memory Café

Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders that cause Dementia know no boundaries. They are well documented as diseases that are not a normal part of aging. They do not discriminate between rich or poor, educated or uneducated. No one is immune, and your loved one or beloved could be next. According to research, the latest facts show that the number of ...

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Sleep Interrupted and Gaining Control Over Technology

By Kim Noble BSN, MBA, RN; South Shore Hospital’s Youth Health Connection Program Coordinator Admit it, we have all done it and for some it is a daily habit – gazing at your smartphone or tablet before bedtime. It doesn’t matter if you are using these devices for reading, checking social media, playing games or streaming TV shows or movies, ...

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Halifax Council On Aging’s Inter-Generational Program

A Fun Afternoon of Cuddles & Hunts! Four day old baby goats were brought in for the seniors and Halifax Elementary School 6th graders involved in the Halifax Council On Aging’s Inter-generational program to hold and enjoy. They were a great Easter hit!! The 6th graders  also had an Easter Egg Hunt for over 250 Eggs. The seniors and kids ...

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TJ2 Robotics Team Hosted the Southeast MA New England District Robotics Competition

 In March, The TJ2 Robotics Team hosted the South East MA New England District Robotics Competition at Bridgewater Raynham Regional High School for the first time. There were 42 teams registered for this competition that came from all the New England States and Delaware. The TJ2 team has 52 students and 34 mentors this year. On Jan 7th, they kicked ...

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Congratulations, Bruce Marquis. Named ” Rotarian of the Year”

Past President Thomas Kazanowski of the Coastal Heritage Bank was Chair of the event and Master of Ceremonies held April 1 at the Commercial Club where Bruce Marquis, owner of Salon Esprit in East Bridgewater was named. Bruce has been a Rotarian since 1974 and a member of the Bridgewaters club since 1998. Bruce Edward Marquis was born to Gladys Leydon ...

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Bridgewater Public Library Features Photography Exhibit by the Savage Family

The Bridgewater Public Library will feature an exhibit of Photographs by The Savage Family, owners of the Owling Dog Art Gallery, in the Flora T. Little Gallery.  The exhibition will be on display  through the end of April. Catherine Savage’s photography explores the dreamy, magical fantasy images.  Her favorite subject would probably be “Shadows”.  Her love of impressionist painters is shown in her ...

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Eva Chapman of Halifax Elementary School Recognized as Massachusetts State Cabbage Winner

Eva Chapman of Halifax Elementary School received a $1000 prize from Bonnie Plants for being the Massachusetts State Cabbage winner.  Way to go, Eva! About The Cabbage Program “In 1996 Bonnie Plants initiated the 3rd Grade Cabbage Program in and around headquarters in Union Springs, Alabama, with a mission to inspire a love of vegetable gardening in young people and ...

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GFWC Taunton Junior Woman’s Club Welcomed Guest Speaker from Vest-a-Dog

 The GFWC Taunton Junior Woman’s Club welcomed guest speaker from Vest-a-Dog,Diane Whittaker and her dog Quinn, to the clubs March meeting. Quinn is a trained cadaver dog.  He came here from Tiger Mountains Pointing Labradors as a puppy to be with his owner Diane. Dogs like Quinn start at 6 months old to be trained on imprinting odors, and he is highly trained to search ...

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Congratulations to the Bridgewater Raynham Special Olympics Basketball Teams

The Bridgewater Raynham Special Olympics basketball teams have been practicing weekly since December and participated in their final tournaments in March. The BR Wildcats and the BR Bears competed in the juniors division (ages 8-15 years) in Marlborough on March 5th.  The BR Wildcats received a silver medal and the BR Bears obtained a bronze medal. The BR Grizzlies competed ...

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Buzz Around’s 6th Annual Health & Wellness Symposium Excites and Informs!

Attendees really enjoyed the Himalayan Singing Bowls, Tai Chi Demonstration, Yoga, Folk Dancing plus workshops on healthy eating and the mind/ body connection. We are already brewing up great stuff for next year! A big thanks to the Town of Bridgewater for being such great hosts! Also thanks to the Bridgewater Public Library & Old Bridgewater Historical Society    

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