Tag Archives: volunteer

“We Serve” ~Lions Club International Motto

Recently I visited the Polish Club to sit in on a meeting of the Bridgewater Lions Club. I received a warm welcome and witnessed the group’s camaraderie first hand. Mike Courtemanche, the club’s incoming treasurer, gave me an overview of the group’s 90 plus year history and its ongoing work in the community. As a service organization, the Lions Club ...

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We Appreciate You!

It’s Volunteer Appreciation at the Council on Aging! A special Luncheon was held on June 6th for those who volunteered 20 or more hours from July 2017 to June 30, 2018. Together they’ve logged in over 3,400 hours. Their “gift of time” is worth $70,890 to our town. Attorney Jason Rawlins from Bridgewater was one of 7 volunteers who received ...

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St. Thomas Aquinas Outreach Program Changing Lives for the Better

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; there are different forms of service but the same Lord” 1 Corinthians, Chapter 12 lines 4-5. St. Thomas Aquinas Parish features this Bible quote on its Outreach page. I spoke with Kathy Palmieri who facilitates the program. It is currently operating with 17 volunteers who make themselves available as ...

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3rd Annual Tutu Run and SparkleFest: A Big Thank You, from the Sydney Craven Memorial Fund

Words can not express the amount of gratitude that we have for a SUCCESSFUL 3rd Annual Tutu Run and SparkleFest on Saturday! We couldn’t have pulled it off with out the amazing sponsors, volunteers, and sparkle squad! Each year just keeps on getting better as we work on spreading that sparkle from one kid to another. Everything was absolutely amazing. ...

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The Church in the Woods

Bridgewater resident Rob Basler dedicates roughly four hours, sometimes more, every Saturday to a little known volunteer operation called the Church in the Woods. Church in the Woods came to Massachusetts with Pastor Leigh Fuller, who managed similar programs in Plymouth, North Carolina, and even before that in Australia. Four years ago Leigh established Church in the Woods in Brockton, ...

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