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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Wakefield organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Wakefield is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post informati…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Accountants Help Seniors With Taxes

If being kind and generous to others makes one happier, than people who volunteer or who give their time to help others must be among the happiest in the world. Just ask Lynn Boulware, who has been n…
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Rooftop Newsletter: All About "The Plate and the Planet"

A recent issue of the The Nutrition Source published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health contained a thoughtful article entitled “The Plate and Planet.” It examines the issue of shifting…
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EarthTalk: Green New Deal

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called Green New Deal proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and is Congress likely to go for it?  -- MT   The concept of a “Green New Deal” (GND), first called …
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Rooftop Newsletter: It's That Time Again!

What would each and every one of you respond if you were all asked simultaneously “what time is it?” Chances are the chorus of answers would be pretty cacophonous, given the fact that you reside acro…
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Save Samuel from this heartbreaking choice.

Hot cocoa by the fire. Snowmen and sledding. Frost on windowpanes. As the season turns colder, many Americans bundle up and celebrate the joys of winter. For the nearly 19 million seniors living in …
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Rooftop Newsletter: Behind the Curtain

by Tom Marullo “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” It’s an iconic line from the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and her companions discover the true identity of the Wizard and get a glimpse…
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Stephanie Has No Time to Wait - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

Every day, Stephanie gazes out her window. Outside, neighbors chat, children play and cars shuttle families to and fro – life unfolding just beyond her reach. Confined to a wheelchair and unable to …
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Rooftop Newsletter: Every Thursday

Last Thursday would normally have been the day for our blog post to appear in this space but we knew folks would not be sitting in their offices checking their emails. Last Thursday was, as we all kn…
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Rooftop Newsletter: The Power of One

We’ve been fighting senior hunger as an organization for many years. And I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to be involved for about ten of those years. Unfortunately, as I look back, many of tho…
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Can Ruben Count on You?

Ruben once served bravely for our country, surrounded by his brothers and sisters in arms. Now, at 101 years old, he is homebound, living alone – his only company the fading memories of his fellow …
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Elementary Program – Tech Take-Apart

Tuesday, October 23, from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. For children in grades K-4. Grab your tools and get ready for mayhem! See what makes a clock tick, your computer run, and your phone ring. Take apart tec…
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Elementary Program – Pumpkin Painting Craft

Monday, October 22, from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. For children in grades K-4. Get into the spirit of Fall by painting and decorating pumpkins! Registration is required. Please sign up here.
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Crafting Calm: Folded Pumpkin

Monday, October 29 at 7:00 pm As we calmly fold we will create a pumpkin from the pages of discarded library books.  Although it may seem difficult to cut up these books, it's a way to reuse them …
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Sustainability: Make Your Own Harvest Prints

Wednesday, October 24 at 6:45 pm Experiment with all-natural pigment, mineral, spice, fruit, and vegetables inks and learn several mark-making techniques. Then print and paint until your heart's co…
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