Food for Those Hurt by Govt. Shutdown
LEOMINSTER -- Any federal employee affected by the government shutdown who is experiencing financial hardship is welcome to utilize the Food Pantry Program at the Spanish American Center, 112 Spruce St.
“Any employee in need is welcome” said Neddy Latimer, executive director. “We are here five days per week, Monday through Friday. Also, we have Wednesday and Thursday soup kitchen supper meals, which are free of charge. All are welcome. It would be our pleasure to assist any federal employees who have been affected.”
For questions, call the center at 978-534-3145 or email email@example.com The enter is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Are you a lucky duck? Want to be?
FITCHBURG -- Want to win two entries to the 2019 Amazing Duck Race during the city’s Civic Days celebration? Keep a look out for one around the city through the Duck Detective contest.
Shades the duck went into hiding Sunday. Clues about where to find it will be posted on the Fitchburg Civic Days Facebook page and the Civic Days website.
Here is the first clue: “Do this twice and walk around half a mile. Do this twice and burn 320-580 calories. Do this twice and exercise 184 muscles.”
Whoever finds Shades should post a picture of themselves and the duck on the Facebook page and return it to City Hall so it can be hidden again.
If the duck isn’t found within two weeks, it will be moved to a new location. The Duck Detective contest will run each weekend until the race on July 6.
Oakmont senior wins Scholar Award
ASHBURNHAM -- Oakmont Regional High School senior Isabella Boyack received the Scholar Award from the Worcester County Superintendents’ Association.
“Isabella embodies the term ‘well-rounded’ student,” Superintendent Gary Mazzola said in a statement.
Boyack, who is from Westminster, is a varsity soccer and lacrosse player who serves in leadership roles in two service clubs, the National Honor Society and Students Against Destructive Decisions.
Mazzola presented the award to her at the School Committee’s Jan. 8 meeting.
Seniors from schools around the county who ranked in the top 5 percent of this class and have had a top 5 percent three-year cumulative average are eligible for the award. School administrators recommend students and the superintendent decides to whom the award should be given.