Thursday, November 29, 2012
Communities for Restorative Justice get an award, Community Chest collects toys, and the United Women’s Club holds a fair.
So I recently bought a new car – my 12-year-old minivan finally died on me – and my new car has heated front seats, and I have to tell you, I am loving them! It is not even officially winter, and I have been using them prodigiously. My tushy is so warm and cozy, I never want to leave my car. It may have cost me a little extra, but it’s a price I’m willing to pay if it gets me through the long, cold days ahead. Speaking of paying a price, there’s a group that knows a lot about this, and it’s the Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ). This is a group that brings together community members, police departments, crime victims and offenders to create a positive outcome from an unpleasant situation. They’re about getting justice, but in a …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
The Concord-Carlisle Community Chest's Pumpkin Roll and Family Fest is tomorrow, Oct. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Wear your Halloween costume, enter the pie-baking and pumpkin carving contests, participate in some pumpkin games, enjoy music, snacks, face painting, raffles and more, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at Emerson Field. In addition, the Fest will highlight some of the important local agencies that the Chest supports, some of whom will be collecting donation items during the event. For more information about the Pumpkin Fest and the donation items needed, please visit www.cccommunitychest.org. Registration is $10 per participant. If you haven’t already signed up, you may want to bring your own pumpkin to roll!
Thursday, October 4, 2012
To be held Sunday, Oct. 28 at Emerson Field, the fest will feature fun seasonal events and highlight local agencies that the Community Chest supports.
The following announcement was provided by the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest. The Concord-Carlisle Community Chest is sponsoring a Pumpkin Roll and Family Fest at Emerson Field in Concord on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Fest will highlight some of the important local agencies that the Chest supports and will feature lots of fun activities! Importantly, some of the local agencies that the Chest supports will be collecting donation items during the Fest: You can go to the Chest website to find out what these agencies are in need of. The Community Chest has strengthened our communities since 1947 by fundraising and allocating money to a broad range of community services to young and old alike—family and individual counseling, …
Monday, March 19, 2012
Challenge your skills at Community Chest’s Spring Gala.
The following was submitted to Concord Patch. The Concord-Carlisle Community Chest is excited to announce this year’s Spring Fundraising Gala, It Only Takes A Minute. The Gala will be held on Saturday, March 31 and will offer an exciting evening of party games (loosely based on the hit TV show Minute to Win It), with raffle prizes for the winners. There will be an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction of tickets, trips and experiences. The Community Chest is excited the “buzz” for the event is growing and wants to ensure people get their tickets early. You can buy tickets online or by calling the Community Chest office at 978-369-5250 for more information or to reserve tickets. The Concord Carlisle Community Chest is a unique …
Monday, January 30, 2012
52 practical tips for parenting your teen through thick and thin.
The Concord Carlisle Regional High School Parents Association and Concord-Carlisle Community Chest are hosting an informative presentation for parents who may need an extra hand communicating with their teen tomorrow night at the high school. The program, “52 Practical Tips: Parenting Your Teen Through Thick & Thin,” will be presented by author Sue Blaney of Acton. Blaney, who also wrote "Please Stop the Rollercoaster: How Parents of Teenagers Can Smooth out the Ride," is a communications expert who helps family members better understand each other during what can often be difficult, teenage years. "I believe in parents of teenagers. I believe all parents have the qualities necessary to do this job well," Blaney says in a statement on …