Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Will you be bringing your pet to participate in the dog show in Stoneham? Let us know by posting a comment in the comments section.
[Editor's note: Information used in this report was provided in an email to Stoneham Patch from Stoneham Kiwanis board member and former president Gloria Devine.] Prepare your canine companion, as the third annual Stoneham Kiwanis Dog Show gets underway Saturday morning at the Town Common. The dog show, which will be held rain or shine at the common, is slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22. The event is free to attend; however, it costs $5 to enter your dog in the show. "New this year will be a bake sale, a 50/50 raffles as well as some great raffle prizes," said Gloria Devine, Stoneham Kiwanis board member and former president, in an email to Stoneham Patch. "We are also raffling off 2 tickets to the Boston Red Sox with seating behind …
Friday, June 14, 2013
An upcoming event at Stone Zoo promises to provide "a wild night" for a good cause.
Stoneham area restaurants will be coming together for the annual "A Wild Affair" event at Stone Zoo in late June. Tickets are currently on sale for the June 22 fundraiser. The event promises live entertainment, tasting sections provided by local restaurants and a silent auction, according to the Stone Zoo website. A new feature for this year's fundraiser is the chance for attendees to experience the seasonal animals on exhibit as a part of the zoo's Aussie Adventure display. The night's musical entertainment will be provided by Andrew Geano and the The Rock Daddys. Some of the auction items available include racing certificates to F1 Boston, passes to Boston Duck Tours and vouchers to a Blue Man Group performance. A full list of auction…
Friday, February 15, 2013
The Stoneham Independent reports that a fundraiser will be held on March 7 to help pay the medical bills of Connor Dirks, who has Kleine-Levine Syndrome.
The Stoneham Independent reports that a fundraiser will be held on Thursday, March 7 from 7-9 p.m. at Faith Quest Community Church, 50 Central St. in Stoneham, to help pay for the medical bills of Stoneham resident Connor Dirks. Dirks, 13, has Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS), a rare neurological disease that can cause him to sleep for up to 26 hours at a time. Dirks has undergone tests, the Independent reports, many of which were not covered by the family's medical insurance. Those wishing to donate raffle items for the fundraiser should contact Caroline Colarusso at 781-279-1197 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who cannot attend the fundraiser can mail donations to: Connor Dirks Benefit Fund c/o: StonehamBank 80 Montvale Ave. …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Stoneham Town Common.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
By making a $50 donation, two Stoneham High School baseball players can rake your lawn and bag your leaves for two hours on April 7.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The fundraiser kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 136 Elm St.
[Editor's note: The following informaion derives from an American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Stoneham press statement.] On Thursday, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Stoneham will officially get underway as cancer survivors, caregivers, families, schools, companies, faith-based and nonprofit organizations gather at the Stoneham Senior Center at 6:30 p.m. for a rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. People from all walks of life come together with a shared …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The event starts at 7 p.m. Thursday at 54 Montvale Ave. in Stoneham.
[Editor's note: The information below derives from The James Fucci Memorial Page on Facebook.] The fundraiser to benefit the James Fucci Memorial Trust kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday at Montvale Plaza. The event features Joey Voices, a buffet dinner and raffles. Tickets are $50 per person for general seating. Tables of 12 can be reserved. For ticket information, call Carol Martino at 781-953-4578. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.
Monday, January 16, 2012
A silent auction and raffles are some of the things happening Tuesday night from 5-9 at the restaurant.
[Editor's note: The information below derives from a Lots of Love Cat Rescue press statement.] Lots of Love Cat Rescue (LOLCR) is having a fundraiser with a special event at the Flatbread Company, 213 Burlington Road, Bedford, on Tuesday night from 5-9. Besides a portion of all pizza sales generously donated to LOLCR by the Flatbread Company, there will be a wide variety of raffles and a silent auction of highly desirable items. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the event with the drawing taking place during the evening. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win raffle prizes. The silent auction includes Boston Celtics tickets, a Boston Bruins autographed puck and Keurig coffee brewers, to name a few items. …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The Stoneham church and Burlington-based restaurant are getting together in July to raise money for the church so venture out on Tuesdays and help out a great cause.
With July nearing, All Saints Episcopal Church is teaming up with Not Your Average Joe’s to raise money that will benefit the church located at 79 Central Street in Stoneham. Reverend Dr. Christian Brocato recently discussed the fundraising initiative. “It is a partnership with Not Your Average Joe’s in Burlington for a small percentage of proceeds taken in on the Tuesdays of July from those restaurant goers with a special coupon issued for the fundraiser by the restaurant,” Brocato said. The church is attempting to get the word out to as many people as possible via email, Facebook, newsletters and flyers. Not Your Average Joe’s was an easy choice for All Saints. “It is a fun place, good food and easy process,” Brocato said. Another …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Gathering Change Inc. will be hosting its first Hunger Awareness Breakfast on March 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the Thomson Country Club in North Reading.
While it's possible to get by without the latest gadget or fancy ride, one thing none of us can avoid is hunger. Every person needs food to live a long and healthy life style. With that in mind, Gathering Change Inc. will host their first Hunger Awareness Breakfast on March 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the Thomson Country Club, 2 Mid Iron Drive, North Reading. The breakfast will offer insights to the importance of healthy eating and ways to get involved to assist people during this tough time. Gathering Change, which accepts spare change donations and then gives them to North Shore food pantries—including two in Stoneham—and other local social programs, was founded in 2008 mainly due to the economy taking a turn for the worse. A statistic that …