Month: November 2013

An exercise in giving!

About 400 runners and walkers were up bright and early Thanksgiving morning to take part in the Turkey Trot 5K. Held at the LDS Church on Jordan Rd and put on by Feed The Need, the event was quite successful! Raising money and food for the Franklin Food Pantry, the donations filled the truck. Erin… Read more »

Turkey Trot Reminders

Race reminders for the Franklin Turkey Trot Feed the Need – Turkey Trot 5K Registration Wednesday Night from 7-9 pm  Avoid the lines on Thanksgiving morning and either register for the race OR finalize your registration and pick up your bib, free shirt, etc. at the LDS Church, 91 Jordan Rd, Franklin Thanksgiving Morning from 7-8… Read more »

Thanksgiving – much to be thankful for

The Franklin Food Pantry is able to perform its service due to the gracious and giving community of donors and volunteers. The next several weeks are the busiest time of the year as the holidays bring out the giving spirit. The Food Pantry is poised to serve, to give, to share, and to collect. Turkey… Read more »

A Christmas Carol Times Two! – Dec 12th

“A Christmas Carol Times Two!”, a dramatic reading performance of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” combined with traditional 19th century English Christmas carols will happen on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7PM at the Franklin United Methodist Church, 82 West Central Street in Franklin, Massachusetts. “Englishman Thomas Hutchinson, Traveling Thespian” portrayed by actor Al LePage, complete… Read more »

Turkey meal distribution

With the holidays approaching, the Franklin Food Pantry held its annual distribution of turkey dinners on Wednesday evening. Two hundred dinners were put together and handed out to registered members of the food pantry. All registered members are residents of Franklin who are chosen through an application process. volunteers ready to distribute the meal kits… Read more »