The application period for the 2016 Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year is now open. Nominate a deserving teacher who could win $5,000 for their school to be used for STEM education.
Nomination applications for the 2015-16 Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon Massachusetts STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teacher of the Year are now available by visiting The Hall’s website at www.thehallatpatriotplace.com.
This will be the fourth consecutive year that The Hall will honor a Massachusetts STEM teacher with the winner’s school receiving $5,000 to be used for STEM education.
The holidays are a time to be thankful and give to those who are less fortunate. In that spirit, Patriot Place will celebrate the annual lighting of its Holiday Giving Tree to benefit charitable partner, Cradles to Crayons. The seventh annual tree lighting celebration will be held on Friday, Nov. 20, from 4-6:30 p.m. outside of Splitsville Luxury Lanes ™ | Howl at the Moon.
The Giving Tree will feature ornaments with special holiday requests from children in need. Beginning on Nov. 20, Patriot Place visitors can take an ornament from the Giving Tree and purchase the assigned gift to fulfill a child’s wish. Gifts can be dropped off throughout the holiday season to the Patriot Place Management Office, located between Skipjack’s and Bar Louie, or at any participating Patriot Place tenant.
Foxborough’s Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Committee will be sponsoring Darkness to Light Training on Sunday, November 8 at 2pm. It will be held at Union Church, 384 South Street.
Darkness to Light programs raise awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child sexual abuse by educating adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse.