Month: May 2014

Mobile Food Pantry to visit the Senior Center

The mobile pantry announcement appears in the June 2014 issue of the Franklin Connection. The newsletter for the Senior Center and Council on Aging activities. MOBILE FOOD PANTRY – You can get fresh healthy food here at the Senior Center through the Franklin Food Pantry’s new Mobile Food Pantry! Food will be distributed once a… Read more »

Special movie night at the Franklin Historical Museum – June 29th

If you ever wondered what it was like to live in colonial revolutionary times, ‘1776’ is the movie for you.History Buffs, students, teachers and movie lovers will enjoy viewing ‘1776’ at the Franklin Historical Museum. 1776 The fun family night will benefit the Franklin Food Pantry. The price of admission is a canned good or… Read more »

Director Linda Sottile recognized with Community Service Award

The Franklin Food Pantry will launch a mobile food service next month, extending aid to the needy who, for whatever reason, cannot make it to the downtown pantry.  Director Linda Sottile announced the new mobile pantry Friday during an event at the senior center, where she received a community service award from the Council on… Read more »

2.25 tons of food collected to ‘Stamp out Hunger’ Thank you!

The Franklin postal carriers drove their trucks by the Food Pantry before completing their rounds on Saturday. Each truck as it arrived was greeted by volunteers who unloaded the truck, weighed the bags, sorted the items for date and damage, and then either filled the appropriate shelves or stacked the items for future use. When… Read more »

Elks Care Elks Share 5K – race results (photo essay)

Cort Francis and Kerry Walsh were first male and first female finishers of the Elks Care Elks Share 5K road race and walk on Saturday, May 10. The finish line The National Anthem before the race/walk Race Director Steve Niland with last minute instructions before the race And they’re off! 1st male – Cort Francis… Read more »