Category Archives: Events

QPR suicide prevention training 6/16

The Council on Aging in conjunction with the Medfield Coalition for Suicide Prevention invites interested community members to attend a FREE suicide prevention training taught by Riverside Trauma Center. The training is intended to help address this public health crisis by raising awareness of suicidal behavior and teaching tools that can help prevent suicide. Saturday June 16th, 10.30 am -12.30 pm The Center at Medfield 1 Ice House Road, Medfield, MA 02052 FREE to the Public For questions, contact Roberta Lynch: rlynch@medfield.net (508) 359-3665

I have now taken the QPR training twice, once with NewtonCares and once in Medfield, and I can attest to how useful I found it at teaching me how to react and what to do if ever presented with a suicidal person.

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Become the Angel Run Treasurer or Sponsorship Coordinator

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Volunteer Treasurer and Sponsorship Coordinator Opportunities

Medfield’s number one family fun event since 2006, the Medfield Foundation Angel Run, has two openings for organized and motivated individuals to fill the roles of:

  • Treasurer
  • Sponsorships

The treasurer is the bigger role – experience is helpful, but really just need people who are detail-oriented and willing to help out. The Angel Run is held annually at the beginning of December, attracts 1500 participants, and raises money for Medfield families in need.

Interested parties can contact Medfield Foundation President, Evan Weisenfeld at evanscottweisenfeld@gmail.com or 508-740-4367.

Run Registration Closes 5/3

From Susan Maritan –

 

New Life 5k

ATTENTION!  There are only 8 days left to register on-line for the New Life 5k!

Do you LOVE the Angel Run? Then we think you’re going to LOVE New Life Furniture Bank’s “1st Annual New Life 5k Trail Run”.

This fundraising event will be held at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 5th at the scenic Medfield State Hospital grounds. The event is open to the public, and all ages are encouraged to RUN, JOG OR WALK in this family-friendly event.

To register or for additional information, go to newlifefb.org.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 3RD. Last minute registration WILL BE open on the morning of the event.

MFI volunteer awards 2018

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Colleen Sullivan’s photograph of the whole crowd involved in making the Medfield Foundation volunteer awards happen, except Gus Murby, who only got his foot in this photo and someone on the left (unless Mike Marcucci now really has two sets of arms).

2018 MFi Volunteer Awards

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Photo by Colleen Sullivan

Medfield Foundation volunteer awards held yesterday

See the account of the event and photos by Colleen Sullivan on Patch https://patch.com/massachusetts/medfield/mfi-volunteer-award-reception-photo-gallery

MFi Volunteer Awards Sunday at 3PM

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2018 Medfield Foundation Volunteer Awards Sunday at 3PM at The Center

The public is invited to the reception, to honor all the following remarkable individuals for their volunteer services, at 3PM on Sunday April 8 at The Center.  The following are the Medfield Foundation volunteers of the year for 2018:

Lifetime Achievement

Kim Agricola for work with the Medfield Animal Shelter
Chris Allan as the sound engineer for over twenty years of town meetings, and also for Medfield TV

Volunteers of the Year

Tony Centore for work with the Senior Housing Study, and also for the Lions, Board of Health, Solid Waste Committee
Susan Holbrook for work with the UCC Medfield and Cradles to Crayons

Youth

Jack Morrill for being “hard working, humble, and committed to causes bigger than himself” in many diverse entities

 

The following remarkable individuals were also suggested by their fellow residents to be honored for their wonderful volunteer work in Medfield with the cited organizations:
Janie Boylan for work with the Medfield Coalition for Public Education, and also for Girl Scouts, PTO, and All Night Graduation Party
Tracey Rogers for work with the All Night Graduation Party
Renee Romanowski for work with the Angel Run, and also for MCPE, Script, Medfield Food Cupboard, Pub Crawl for SMA, and Neighbor Brigade
Liz Sandeman for work with New England Donor Services, and also with the Lions, Schools, Amelia’s Light, and Hannah Adams Club
Jill VanBrocklin for work with the Medfield Animal Shelter
Nancy Irwin for work with the Swap, and also for St. Edward’s meals, knitters, prayer shawl ministry, and usher coordinator

 

The Medfield Foundation volunteer awards are made possible through the sponsorship of Roche Bros. and Brothers Marketplace, as well as a contribution for Rockland Trust.

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MSH water tower wins award

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Photo shows DPW Director Maurice Goulet, second from left, and town’s consultants.

This email yesterday evening from Water and Sewer Board member Jeremy Marsette –

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Passing along this good news.  The Town and its consultant, Environmental Partners Group, won an award this evening from the American Council of Engineering Companies for the replacement of the water storage tank at the former Medfield State Hospital.

 

The award was presented at their annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala.  The award notes “Reaching new heights modernizing water infrastructure on an historic site”.

 

Congratulations to EPG and the Medfield Public Works Department.

 

Btw, Medfield’s roads have looked great these past two snow storms.  Kudos to the Department for that too.

 

Thanks

Jeremy