Homeless Fundraiser Today - Family Resource's presents "25th Anniversary Event" , a fundraiser to benefit the Woonsocket Homeless Shelter. The event will feature Music by Mr. Whodo- a great local folk band as well as hot & cold appetizers. Event is from 5:30-7:30, doors open at 5 p.m.
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Wendy Pires at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit FRCA at 245 Main St.
Globe Aids Local Families - Two Globe Park families have suffered a devastating loss this weekend in the house fire on South Main Street. In order to assist them in beginning to rebuild their lives, the school will hold a dress down day this Friday. A donation of $1 (or more) is requested for participation.
Items that are needed for South Main Street fire victims at this point are ...
Toiletries, bathing supplies, toothbrushes, towels, deoderant, shaving supplies etc
Giftcards, Stop & Shop, Walmart, Target, Sears, etc., unscented baby wipes,
size 4 diapers, girl 18-month to 2 year-old clothes, size 6 shoes.
One of the families, the Tuckers, have an online donation page at Gofundme.com. You can donate to them directly there.
Last Call for Blue Carts - Last call to turn in the City owned blue recycling carts should you still have any on your property.
The blue carts are no longer being used in the collection of recyclables within the City of Woonsocket. Residents in the City program can only use the green cart each week for recycling.
Property owners and tenants are not allowed to keep the blue carts; they are City property. Any carts that cannot be collected; either lost, missing, stolen or being withheld by the property occupants will be invoiced to the property owner.
Call (401) 767-8880 to make an appointment for the collection of BLUE cart.
Autumnfest Coming - In 2013, Autumnfest celebrates 35 years with The Autumnfest Doo Wop Spectacular, featuring three performances as the Saturday night headliner. The festival returns on Columbus Day weekend starting Saturday, Oct. 12. with fireworks on Sunday and a parade Monday morning.
Landmark informational meeting - The RI Attorney General's office is hosting an informational public hearing Sept. 30 at Woonsocket High School, 777 Cass Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. about the bid by Prime Healthcare to convert Landmark Medical Center into a for-profit hospital. You may also submit written comments about plans for the hospital before Oct. 7 to:
Jodi Bourque, Health Care Advocate,
Department of Attorney General, 150 South Main St., Providence, RI 02903
Michael Dexter, Chief,
Office of Health Systems Development, Department of Health, Three Capitol Hill, Room 410, Providence, RI 02908.