Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Register for the 5th Annual Franklin & Bellingham SNETT Road Race



Franklin & Bellingham Rail Trail Committee
4th Annual Franklin & Bellingham SNETT Road Race

5k Run, 1 or 3 Mile Walk

Help support our effort to develop the Southern New England Trunkline Trail into a multi-use path for Franklin and Bellingham

Registration: 8:30 – 9:45am
Start Time: Walk 9:45 AM / Run 10:00 AM
Start / Finish: 628 Washington St. Franklin, MA
(Remington School)
Run: 5 mile loop of paved roads through residential neighborhoods
Walk: 1.5 mile & 3.5 mile walk through residential neighborhoods
Entry Fee: $25 prior to race day
$30 day of the race
$15 Students
  • Participation Medals to All Registrants
  • Post race refreshments
  • Prizes awarded by category
  • Commemorative T-shirts
  • Participation Medals & Raffle Prizes
  • Race Timing by Spitler Race Systems

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Boston Globe Subscribers: Redeem your enclosed GRANT voucher before it expires!

If you subscribe to the Boston Globe, we would ask you to consider the Franklin Food Pantry as the organization to benefit from your voucher.


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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Calling All Runners: WGBH 5K

There are several road races in Franklin during May. This one in April can help get the kinks out before those local May races!




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SATURDAY, APR. 11, 11AM, DCR ARTESANI PARK, BRIGHTON, MA
WGBH 5K: Run for Public Media

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Shake off the winter blues, and sprint into spring alongside fellow WGBH supporters.

We're excited to announce that WGBH's inaugural 5K road race will be held Saturday, April 11 at 11am. Our USATF-certified course travels through Artesani Park in Brighton and around the scenic Charles River.

Space is limited, so reserve your bib number today. Register now, or learn more about the race.

See you at the starting line!


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Friday, March 20, 2015

Greater Boston Food Bank: Meet Lyn, Client and Volunteer

The Franklin Food Pantry is proud to be a Strategic Partner of the Greater Boston Food Bank.

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Meet Lyn: Food Recipient and Volunteer | The Greater Boston Food Bank
The Greater Boston Food Bank's (GBFB) Brown Bag program provides supplemental groceries to more than 8,000 seniors every month, ensuring they don't miss meals and receive the nutritious food they need to stay healthy. Lyn, from Amesbury, regularly receives groceries from one of GBFB's Brown Bag programs. She's also a proud volunteer, helping others in need. Read more about Lyn on the GBFB blog.
March is National Nutrition Month | The Greater Boston Food Bank
GBFB is committed to supporting healthy lives and communities through the food we distribute and the nutrition education programs our Registered Dieticians offer. Did you know that 81% of our 51 million pound distribution meets the highest nutritional rankings? Team GBFB also follows the same healthy lifestyle. During National Nutrition Month®, we're sharing some of our nutritious recipes and tips on staying active. Follow our National Nutrition Month® posts throughout March.
Boston Marathon 2015 | The Greater Boston Food Bank
Mike and Peter will be racing to End Hunger Here at the 2015 Boston Marathon. This is both Mike and Peter's first marathon and they are running to raise funds for the one in nine residents of eastern Massachusetts who struggle to have enough to eat. Learn more about Mike and Peter, their motivation to run for GBFB, and how you can help them reach their goals.
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Recipe of the Month
A great shipment of green beans arrived this week! Green beans are full of vitamin A and can be served as a side or within a dish. Check out some of the green bean recipes we offer to clients.
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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Franklin Food Pantry is hiring (part-time positions)

The Franklin Food Pantry is hiring.  

Community Solutions Coordinator:   
Hiring part-time position, 5-10 hours per week with potential for additional hours, to help the pantry develop and implement a new model for client intake interviews and resource building.  The ideal candidate will have experience in social work, client relations, motivational interviewing and community resource networking.

Food Transport Crew:  
Hiring part-time position 12-15 hours per week to assist with driving and unloading our truck. This is a very physically demanding position that involves constant bending, lifting, carrying boxes up and down stairs, and unloading large shipments of product in all types of weather. Valid MA driver's license required. Must be reliable and available Monday through Friday mornings, 7:30am – 10:00am, with potential for additional hours as needed.

All interested applicants please email Laura Du at laura@franklinfoodpantry.org