SCI AmeriCorps Recruiting for Half-Year Positions

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SCI AmeriCorps is currently recruiting applicants for a number of half-year positions which will be starting in January. Some open positions include the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn, the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham and Wakefield, and Groundwork Lawrence. Applicants to these positions will be asked to serve 900 hours between January - June of 2017. 

Click here to learn more about the open SCI AmeriCorps positions. If you have any questions, or would like to apply to a position, please email Leah Mulrenan at americorps@socialcapitalinc.org. 
 

Career Open House at the North Suburban YMCA

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The North Suburban YMCA will be hosting a Career Open House this Thursday, December 8 from 4pm-6pm. The open house will focus on a number of early education career opportunities that are currently open at the YMCA. Some full and part-time positions include:

- Early Education Directors
- Preschool Teachers
- Infant/Toddler Teachers
- After School Group Educators
- Child Watch Staff

The event will be held at 137 Lexington St. in Woburn. Click here to directly apply to a position
 

First Annual Toys for Tots at the Taproom

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The Lord Hobo Brewing Company will be hosting its first annual Toys for Tots at the Taproom event, this Saturday, December 10 from noon-10pm. The event is being hosted in collaboration with a number of other community partners, including Grandstand Glassware & Apparel, BostonBean Coffee Company, and Movement as Medicine. Christmas surprises will abound and free flights will be had! 
 

Donate blood this weekend at the BloodMobile

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The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer will be hosting a BloodMobile this Sunday, December 11 from 9am-3pm. The BloodMobile comes from the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Stop by 60 Forest Park Rd. in Woburn at any time to donate. If you'd like to reserve a spot, please contact the church's office at 781-933-4600. 

Woburn's 375th Anniversary Celebration Begins

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Woburn's 375th Anniversary Celebration is set to kick off this January, with an exciting line-up of events throughout the year. Here is a tentative list of the goings-on that you can expect for 2017:

January 8 @ 2pm - An Interfaith Celebration at the First Congregational Church, featuring a local children's choir led by Lynn Burns, High School Choir, Mishawum Choral Society, and a special 375th community choir, led by Brian Gilbertie. The celebration will also feature a re-enactment of the ordination of Woburn's first minister, Rev. Thomas Carter, in 1642.
February 11 & 12 @ Leland Park - Winter Family Festival and Hockey Classic, featuring sleigh rides, ice skating, and fireworks. Registration is now open for the pond hockey event. Click here to register

Celebrate #GivingTuesday Today!

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Today we celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Its meant to kick off the charitable season, when people around the world focus on the holidays and end-of-year giving. SCI encourages everyone to get involved in their community and give back in whatever way they can.

One way to impact your community, and communities throughout the Eastern Massachusetts region, is to donate to Social Capital Inc. (SCI). With your support, we are able to impact communities through various initiatives, from promoting understanding and cultural awareness, to youth leadership and healthy-eating programs. Click here to donate to SCI. We appreciate any and all support! 
 

13th Annual Army-Navy Football Luncheon

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Scoreboard Sports Bar and Grill will be hosting this year's 13th Annual Army-Navy Football Luncheon on Saturday, December 10 starting at 2pm. The fundraiser luncheon is held to support Operation Santa - Massachusetts, which is a program partnered by the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation and the Military Friends Foundation. All proceeds for the fundraiser go towards providing holiday gift cards for children of deployed and/or fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.

Tickets to attend the fundraiser start at $20 and include a buffet lunch, silent auction, and raffle. Sponsorships can also be purchased for $525, which includes 4 tickets, a private VIP reception with special guests in attendance, and your company logo on the sponsor banner.
 

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