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President of the Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters Recognized for Vocational Service

Akee Parwaz, President of the Rotary Club of The Bridgewaters, recently was recognized for exemplary vocational service at the Rotary District 7950 Conference.  District Governor Kristine David presented him with the Rotary International Certificate for Outstanding Vocational Service. The second object of Rotary International is “to encourage and foster…high ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness ...

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Meet Halifax Resident, Andrea Delaney, Second Violin with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra.

“I play second violin in the orchestra and have been a member for about 7 years, and on the Board of Directors as Vice Chair for 4 years. I started playing the violin at 9 years old in Fort Worth, Texas – more than half a century ago.  I clearly remember the day I asked my parents if I could take lessons from ...

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Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders at Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is among an elite group of institutions chosen by the U.S. Department of State to host the “Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders” (YALI). Beginning in mid-June, twenty-five of Africa’s brightest emerging public administrators studied at BSU for a six-week academic and leadership institute. The leadership institute empowered young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership ...

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The Herren Project

Hello Friends! Today I am posting about my exciting adventure that I have begun.  In October I will be running in the Hamptons for Team THP!!  That is The Herren Project, started by former NBA player, Chris Herren.  The team helps people battling addiction to take the first steps to finding sobriety. My daughter saw Chris at her school and ...

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New England Regional Softball Champions – Congratulations to our U14 Raynham Rippers Softball Team

We are proud of your representation of our League and Town.  Please consider supporting this team on their quest to become World Series Champions by donating on their gofundme page: The Raynham Rippers softball team have “been together for 5 or 6 years and now we finally have the once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in the World Series.  They ...

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Photography All-Call! The Annual Taunton River Watershed Association Digital Photography Contest deadline is July 31st at midnight!

The contest is open to all, amateur and professional, young and old. Photographs must be of wild life, scenery, or recreational activities TAKEN WITHIN the Taunton River Watershed related to water use and conservation.  Photographs must be taken within the last five years and must be the sole property of the submitting party. Twelve winning images will be selected to ...

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Exhibit of Photographic Artwork by Mark Chester titled “The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape” in the Flora T. Little Gallery

The exhibition will be on display during the months of July and August. We are proud to host a collection of photographs by Mark Chester that document the multicultural landscape of our Bay State and new Americans.  These gorgeous black-and-white portraits were chosen from more than 300 photographs of foreign-born naturalized U.S. citizens hailing from over 180 countries.  This collection ...

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Up to $10,000 Seed Funding Available for Worksite Wellness Programs through Working on Wellness!

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce and Good Samaritan Hospital invite you to a breakfast seminar to learn more about Working on Wellness – a statewide worksite wellness program. Working on Wellness offers up to $10,000 in seed funding and training to help organizations build a fun and effective wellness program unique to your workplace.  Worksite wellness programs can lower ...

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Organic Gardening Tips

Organic Gardening Tips To all who have lettuce, pick your larger heads regularly, especially with the heat. For cucumbers, start picking when they are smaller, like an Italian sausage. They are sweeter and less seedy this way. Also, this will encourage more blossoms and spread out the harvest time. Try to avoid picking during the hot sunny part of the ...

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Remembering Victoria

Remembering Victoria is a documentary about the life of Victoria Snelgrove. Victoria was a student at Emerson college who tragically passed shortly after the Red Sox beat the Yankees in 2004 to propel them to the World Series. Haley Diman produced this documentary as part of her documentary film-making class at West Bridgewater Middle Senior High School as a way ...

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