2 Worst Zoos for Elephants Here in Boston

2 Worst Zoos in North America Here in Boston

International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, today released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America, with two Massachusetts zoos featuring on the dishonorable list. Buttonwood scooped #5 worst, and Southwick’s Zoo is shamed in #10th place. Buttonwood Zoo is not new to this list and sadly, the […]

Holiday Fundraiser to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital

Holiday Fundraiser to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital

Holiday Fundraiser to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital   WHAT:             When your child is sick, it’s hard to keep up a normal daily routine, and even harder doing so during the holiday season. This is something that Paul Turano, executive chef/owner of Tryst located in Arlington, MA and Cook in Newton, MA, knows all too […]

Donate your old eyeglasses and help others see

Donate your old eyeglasses and help others see

Donate your old eyeglasses and help others see Senior Tonino Sarandrea is collecting old eyeglasses to send with a group of doctors from New England College of Optometry to the Dominican Republic. If you have any eyeglasses that you no longer need, please place them in the collection box outside Mr. Turcotte’s office in Adams House at […]

NewTV Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

NewTV Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

Newton-based NewTV Production Services recently partnered with intimate apparel retailer Lady Grace Intimate Apparel to create a video telling the story of how the 80-year-old chain of Massachusetts stores helped share the stories of three breast cancer survivors and Lady Grace customers. The video captures the stories of three women who share their experience, encourage […]

Newton at Home’s Winter Buddies program

Winter Buddies Program

The leaves have just about finished falling from the trees, which could only mean one thing: it’s time for Newton residents to start thinking about winter. Winter can have significant effects on older adults. Slippery sidewalks, cold temperatures and snow make it difficult to move comfortably around town. Many feel a sense of isolation being in their […]

Harry Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund’s dinner

Harry Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund's annual dinner

Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am sending this on to you hoping you can attend the Harry Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund’s annual dinner on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the China Pearl Restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown. The Harry H. Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund provides resources to ensure access […]

Rich DiMare Holiday Gala: Friday, Dec 4 @ The Royal Sonesta Hotel

Rich DiMare Holiday Gala: Friday, Dec 4 @ The Royal Sonesta Hotel

Dear Friends, I have been hard at work since August planning a charity gala to benefit The Seacrest Studio at Boston Children’s Hospital. The Royal Sonesta has helped us stay on budget by providing the ballroom and food at cost. Many vendors have generously donated goods including Cakes by Erin, who will provide custom cupcakes […]

Curley K-8 Gets Resource Room from Staples!

Curley K-8 Gets Resource Room from Staples!

Staples Unveil Renovated Afterschool Resource Room at Curley K-8 School with City Year Boston  Staples also will donate school supplies to improve learning environment for young students Students entering the afterschool program at the Curley K-8 School on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 17th, will receive a surprise when they see their newly remodeled resource […]

Boston Children’s Hospital Holiday Cards

Boston Children's Hospital Holiday Cards

When the holidays approach, everyone loves to spread the spirit by giving to their friends and family, and helping others. This year, give a gift that does both. Boston Children’s Hospital has created a collection of holiday cards where 100% of the proceeds are donated to helping patients at Boston Children’s Hospital. This means that every […]

BUST Craftacular with Adoptable Friends

BUST Craftacular with Adoptable Friends

Crafts, Crowns and Cats at the BUST  Craftacular Happening NOV 28th + 29th at  the Cyclorama in Boston, MA  Broken Tail Rescue’s Cat Café Returns to  the BUST Craftacular with Adoptable  Friends   Tickets Available at Doors General Admission Only $3   “Girl-power mag BUST has been hosting its annual indie craft bazaar since  2005 […]