Saturday, September 20, 2014

Fall Club hours for Team Fitness and CrossFit Franklin

Team Fitness and CrossFit Franklin
Club Hours!

Welcome to Fall!

Below are the Team Fitness and CrossFit Franklin hours that began this past Monday, 9/15/14. Note that beginning this Saturday and Sunday, we resume our non-summer weekend hours of 7 am - 3 pm.
Club Hours for Team Fitness and the CrossFit Franklin box.

Beginning this weekend we are returning to our fall/winter club hours.  
Monday - Thursday:         5:00 am - 9:00 pm 
Fridays:                            5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturdays and Sunday:   7 am - 3 pm

For the most up to date class schedules, please refer to the Team Fitness website: 


CrossFit Franklin website:
Check out the new Team Fitness group fitness classes and the CrossFit Franklin coaches and classes. We are very excited to share these updates with you all.  
Try something NEW! FUN! EXCITING! this fall.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Electronic Recycling Event - Sep 27

On Saturday, September 27, The United Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting an Electronic Recycling event to benefit the Franklin Food Pantry. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Franklin Village Shopping Center.  
"Join us at our annual Electronic Recycling Event to benefit the Franklin Food Pantry! Bring us your unwanted electronic waste and a non-perishable food item for each item you'd like to recycle, all proceeds to benefit the Food Pantry. Clean out your electronic junk, while helping out a great cause! Please note there is a small fee for CRTs, TVs, and secure hard drive destruction." 
Click here to see the Facebook Event page:

The event is hosted by LANConnect Systems 

LANConnect Systems
LANConnect Systems
They are located at 500 Franklin Village Dr, Suite 204

For more information about the United Regional Chamber of Commerce

United Regional Chamber of Commerce
United Regional Chamber of Commerce 

Monday, September 15, 2014

Can’t pay your phone bill? Stay connected with telephone assistance

If money is tight and which bill to pay becomes a decision, there is help with the phone bill. The MA Consumer Affairs blog has a recent post with information about what help is available.

Access to local emergency services and community resources is vital to our low-income and elderly residents. The Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable (DTC) wants residents to “stay connected” and is reaching out to those who need phone service but can’t afford it. During “Lifeline Awareness Week,” September 9-15, the DTC is promoting the Lifeline Assistance Program which offers discounts to help residents have access to basic local telephone service. Lifeline helps low income consumers connect to the nation’s communications networks, find jobs, access health care services, connect with family, and call for help in an emergency.

Continue reading the Consumer Affairs article here

Mass Consumer Affairs Blog

Mass Consumer Affairs Blog

Thursday, September 4, 2014

How to avoid food contamination

Within the Bureau of Environmental Health in the Department of Public Health (DPH), the Massachusetts Food Protection Program strives to ensure a safe and wholesome food supply in the Commonwealth. A large part of this effort includes educating Massachusetts how to avoid food contamination – whether produced conventionally, organically, or in a personal garden. 
In honor of September being National Food Safety Education Month, Massachusetts helps residents lower the risks of foodborne illness by promoting proper food preparation and storage tips.
Continue reading the food safety tips on the MA Gov blog here

National Food Safety Education Month
National Food Safety Education Month

Monday, September 1, 2014

Preparing for school lunches - lunch lady heroes and more

It is time to get back to school so that means it is back to either making lunches or getting lunch in the cafeteria. In this TED Talk, Jarrett Krosoczka talks about his lunch lady and lunch lady heroes!

You can find more about Jarrett with his TED bio page

or on his own website

And while we are on the topic of school lunches, Lisa Leake has some good ideas and recipes to help create healthy lunches.

Lisa Leake's 100 Days of Real Food website
Lisa Leake's 100 Days of Real Food website

Follow this link to read her post on tips to making school lunches: