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SOAR55 Volunteer Opportunities

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This spring share your professional skills and experience, stay connected and make a difference through SOAR 55.

If you are interested in connecting to community, feeling a sense of purpose and accomplishment, meeting new people, and using your skills and experiences in a new way, consider volunteering through SOAR 55. Opportunities include: mentor veterans

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Why Are 1,000 People Doing Yoga in the Same Room? Because of This Woman!

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Huffington Post 4/22/14: Why Are 1,000 People Doing Yoga in the Same Room? Because of This Woman! A recent article in Forbes says that innovation is 1 percent inspiration and 99 perecent perspiration. It sounds cliché, but it stands to reason. I wonder: Does a person who perspires a lot — say a

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Drug Take Back Day, April 26 at Wayland Police Department

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On Saturday, April 26, 2014, the Wayland Police Department will participate in the “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. A Wayland police officer will be on hand from 10am until 2pm to process drugs that are turned in by the public at the Wayland Public Safety Building. Anyone may

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Boston Marathon fundraising windfall

NECN 4/22/14: Boston Marathon fundraising windfall. Runners in last year’s Boston Marathon raised $20.6 million for officially-affiliated charities, and all expectations are this year’s will raise millions of dollars more – thanks in no small part to committed overachievers like Suzy Shapiro. She was among a group running in support of the National Multiple

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“Imagine No Malaria” Fundraiser Ham Dinner, Saturday, May 3 at Community Methodist Church

“Imagine No Malaria” Fundraiser Ham Dinner. “Every 60 seconds, malaria claims a life in Africa.” Every $10 dinner ticket saves a life! Saturday, May 3, 2014, Community United Methodist Church, 80 Main St., Cochituate Village, Wayland. Open seating is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. for the Ham/Scalloped Potato Gratin dinner. Advance ticket purchase is $10

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Newspapers appeal Wayland superintendent’s records denial

Wayland Town Crier 4/22/14: Newspapers appeal Wayland superintendent’s records denial. After the Wayland superintendent of schools denied a public records request for minutes of School Committee executive sessions discussing METCO Director Mabel Reid-Wallace, the Daily News and Wayland Town Crier filed an appeal with the secretary of state’s office this week.

Unofficial Volunteers Pitch In at Boston Marathon

Boston.com 4/22/14: Unofficial Volunteers Pitch In at Boston Marathon. Among the sea of spectators at Wellesley, a group of three kids and an adult woman opened a plastic container filled with bananas and began to hand them out to runners as they passed. “Bananas, bananas!” they shouted while sticking the bananas out, hoping runners

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Women Build Days at Wayland Habitat Project, May 3-8

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Women Build is Habitat for Humanity’s program for women who want to learn construction skills and together build homes and communities. Women Build brings together women from all walks of life to address the housing crisis facing millions of women and children worldwide. In 2014, our affiliate will host Women Build

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Wayland marathon runner results

BIB NAME AGE M/F CITY ST CTRY CTZ 4327 Getz, Geoff 37 M Wayland MA USA 5k 10k 15k 20k Half 25k 30k 35k 40k 0:21:11 0:42:12 1:03:23 1:24:59 1:29:46 1:47:10 2:10:16 2:35:02 3:02:54 Finish: Pace Proj. Time Offl. Time Overall Gender Division 0:07:28 3:15:28 3:15:28 5381 4759 2738 14554 Chitkara, Jane M 45

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