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Friday, January 27, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Relay for Life Open Skate

The Relay for Life Open Skate will take place on Sunday, February 12  from 1-4 p.m. at the Larsen Rink.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the the East Boston Relay for Life.  This is an open skate and all ages are encouraged to come!  There will be raffles and information regarding the East Boston Relay for Life.

The East Boston Relay for Life event will take place on June 9, 2017 at the East Boston Stadium.  Relay For Life is a family-oriented event, where participants walk a track relay style for 24 hours.  Participant’s camp around the track, and when they are not taking their turn they take part in other fun activities.  Former and current cancer patients, their families, and the public are invited to take part in this exciting team relay event.  The team consists of individuals representing corporations, clubs, organizations, families, friends, caregivers and survivors. It is a group of people Fighting Back against cancer, as we hope to raise money so one day we can find a cure!

Speaker holds office hours

Massachusetts House Speaker DeLeo announced that his staff members will be holding office hours on Friday, January 27. The hours will be from 9:30. to 10:30 a.m. at the Winthrop Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street, and from 11 a.m. to noon at the Revere Public Library, 179 Beach Street.

Anyone who has a question or concern is encouraged to stop by. For those who cannot attend and need assistance, please call Speaker DeLeo’s office at 617-722-2500.

CASA to hold meeting

CASA (Community Action for Safe Alternatives) will hold a special program on Monday, January 30 from 6-8 p.m. at 18 Bartlett Road. “Building Resiliency in Children,” fostering a supportive and safe environment for youth, will be the topic with guest speaker Karen Welling, LICSW, and an early childhood trauma specialist. The presentation is geared toward parents, caregivers, coaches, teachers and all other community leaders who have an impact on children of all ages.

 

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