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Volunteer at the Angel Run

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You can volunteer at the 2 PM on December 7 Medfield Foundation Angel Run by selecting a task at the Sign Up page http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084eadaa2da20-theangel.

Pick something specific that fits your schedule and interests.  Just sign up online and you are all set.  If you do not find anything there that interests you  or if you have any other questions, please let the Angel Run know.

Volunteer slots still need filling for many tasks, including directing cars where to park (with me).

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This year the Angel Run’s volunteers can sign up online –  see below -

The Angel Run Needs Your Support!

The Angel Run Needs Your Support!

Mark your calendars! The Medfield Foundation Angel Run is taking place Sunday, December 7th at 2pm.  Last year we had 1,200+ registrants.  We are hoping this ye…

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The preregistration for the Angel Run that ended yesterday included about 25% more runners than a year ago.  Over 1,000 runners registered in time to get the lower entry fee and T-shirts, versus about 800 last year.

More runners means

  • more families having holiday fun, and
  • more monies to distribute to Medfield families in need.

The Angel Run is Medfield’s family fun holiday tradition, and this year -

  • 2PM on Sunday, December 7
  • starts and ends at MHS
  • after party is in the BMS cafeteria
  • entries are available up until race time

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Veterans Day luminaries at 5PM


The American Legion Auxiliary is selling candle lit luminary bags to honor living veterans and in memory of those veterans who have passed away. The bags will be displayed in Baxter Park on Veterans Day (Tuesday, November 11, 2014) and lit at 5pm along with a short ceremony. [Bags will be displayed at Noon, lit at 5pm and removed after 9pm]
All proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to support Auxiliary program for veterans and their families, the Stephen Hinkley award, and Girls State program. Some veteran programs we support annually are Christmas Gift Shop at West Roxbury VA (give wrapped gifts to veteran patients that they can give them to their family and a gift for the Veteran, Coffee hour at VA (free coffee and treats on a Wednesday morning), HomeStart (Homeless Veterans transitioning into homes).

Please forward the bag inscription and payment to American Legion Auxiliary, c/o Michelle Doucette, 17 Pleasant St, Medfield, MA 02052. Bags are $6 each or 2 for $10. Checks can be made out to ALA 110. Luminaries can also be purchased at the American Legion. Please order bags by November 8th – after that date please call 508-359-2290 for availability

Angel Run Reminder – Register by 11/3

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Time is Running Out

Early Bird Registration Closes November 3rd. Don’t miss your chance to get an Angel Run T-Shirt

Have you heard the news? The Angel Run is spreading its wings! Recently the USA Track & Field Association came to Medfield and certified the course as an official 5K. As a result the starting line has been moved to Medfield High School and the post race party will be in the Blake Middle School cafeteria giving us more room and getting rid of that annoying bottleneck that always happened at the one main door. Runners, walkers and strollers will still follow just about the same course as in years past and can expect to see all their favorite decorations and entertainers on the route!

What can you do? Register today for $25.00 per runner at Medfield Foundation and start guessing what color this year’s shirt will be. Please also consider a donation to the Medfield Foundation and put a special message on the back of that t-shirt. All donations really help us achieve our goals. Runners registered by November 3rd get the Angel Run t-shirt included with their registration.

Proceeds from the race help Medfield families in need. This is a perfect way to kick off the holiday season with a good deed and a great run/walk. We hope to see you on Sunday, December 7th at 2pm with bells on!

Cheers!

The MFi Angel Run Committee
The Medfield Foundation is very pleased to announce that Needham Bank is the Presenting Sponsor for the 2014 Angel Run. By supporting Medfield through the Angel Run, Needham Bank is helping our community. Please consider Needham Bank for your banking needs to thank them.

 

 

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The Medfield Foundation, Inc. is Medfield’s community foundation created in 2001 to raise private monies for public purposes in the Town of Medfield.

Angel Run T-shirts

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Register for the Angel Run by 11/3  at www.medfieldfoundation.org  to get a T-shirt.

$25 for the most family fun Medfield has to offer.

Get the prerace training instructions at MFi’s Facebook page.

Grab your family and friends, and all run together on 12/7.

 

History Day trolley tours Saturday

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“Art, Culture and Mystery; the life-style of Medfield’s Rich and Famous”.

 

On Saturday, June 14, 2014 Medfield’s Annual Discover Medfield History Day, sponsored by M.E.M.O, will launch from a new starting point, the Lowell Mason House on Green Street. Parking will be available next door at the Hinkley Swim Pond parking lot. This years theme is entitled “Art, Culture and Mystery; the life-style of Medfield’s Rich and Famous.” Six tours, lasting one hour each and beginning on the hour starting at 9:00 AM, will take place aboard Boston’s Old Town Trolley. The final tour will leave at 2 PM. Conducted by Town Historian Richard DeSorgher, those on the tour will meet the following who have played a part in Medfield’s culture and history as they ride through the town including: the founder of public school music in America, Massachusetts’ youngest selectman and learn about his tragic death, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his Medfield visit, the inventor of the roller skate, Alice Roosevelt, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Mayor James Michael Curley, Evelyn Byng, Walt Disney, the architect and designer of Colonial Williamsburg, George Herman “Babe” Ruth, Medfield’s richest and economically and politically most powerful person known as “The Colonel,” the Founder of Medfield, the first public school teacher in America, the first President of the University of Vermont, Nathan Hale and his “I regret I have but one life to give for my country,” William Tilden, the founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, cellist Pablo Casals, Isabella Stuart Gardner “Mrs. Jack Gardner,” artist John A.S. Monks, President Grover Cleveland and his Medfield visit, concert master, B.S.O. musician Charles Martin Loeffler, famed landscape artist George Inness, famed Impressionist artist Dennis Miller Bunker, feminist and America’s first female author Hannah Adams, musician James Carroll Bartlett, debutante Brenda Frazier and the Splendid Splinter Ted Williams.

 

Tickets are available in advance at Needham Bank on Main Street for any one of the six hour-long tours. Tickets will also be available on Saturday, June 14, the day of the event at the Lowell Mason departure site, if not sold out. Ticket prices are $9 for adults and $6 for seniors and children under age 12