HESSCO Offers Caregiver Education Program

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Caregiver 101

“Caregiver 101” provides information on community resources, support and respite services for elders and their family caregivers. Participants will receive materials to create a caregiver notebook and will learn successful strategies for managing elder care planning and family decision making. This training is not Presented by the HESSCO Elder Services

Family Caregiver Support Program on
Wednesday, February 26th
Time: 10 to 11:30 am

HESSCO’s offices are located on One Merchant Street in Sharon about 2 miles

The session will be held at HESSCO Elder Services, north of Gillette Stadium on the corner of US Route 1 North.

To register call Kristin Heuwold, Family Caregiver Specialist, at 781-784-4944 Ext. 238 or email kheuwold@hessco.org

This program is funded by a Title IIIE grant of the Older Americans Act through HESSCO Elder Services. The educational offering is free although donations are greatly appreciated. The HESSCO Elder Services’ Family Caregiver Support Program is an initiative of the National Family Caregiver Support Program with support from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

The Hall at Patriot Place offers family vacation-week entertainment

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Compete in The Hall’s football trivia challenge and table football tournament for a chance to win great autographed prizes!

The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon is hosting entertaining family activities during February’s winter school break (Feb. 14-23). From table football and trivia to a trip back in Super Bowl time, The Hall is the place to be when school is out.

Friday, Feb. 14 to Sunday, Feb. 16: Not only is Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14) Patriots Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Bledsoe’s birthday, it is a chance for you and a friend or loved one to enjoy The Hall and receive a special Valentine’s Day weekend admission price of two adults for $14.

Tuesday, Feb. 18: Are you ready for some football trivia? The Hall, equipped with a full game show set, will host a football trivia challenge from noon to 3 p.m. Those interested in participating can pre-register by emailing thehall@patriot-place.com with the word “TRIVIA” in the subject line. Please provide your name, age, email, hometown and phone number at which you may be contacted. The Hall will randomly select three contestants at a time and compile a tournament bracket. Upon conclusion of the tournament, The Hall’s three trivia challenge finalists will receive the following autographed prizes:

  • Trivia champion will receive a Rob Gronkowski autographed authentic Patriots helmet.
  • Second place winner will receive a Jerod Mayo autographed football.
  • Third place winner will receive a Rob Ninkovich autographed football.

Contestants ages 10 and older are eligible to compete and should arrive at The Hall by 11 a.m. for registration. The Hall will accept walk-in registrations as space allows. Pre-registration for this event is highly recommended.

Wednesday, Feb. 19: Everyone has played finger football before, right? Then you will want to check out The Hall’s Table Fiki Football tournament. Flick the triangular shaped football down the table, make it hang in the end zone and you score a touchdown. Then of course, you have to finger flick the extra point “kick.” The Hall will have four Fiki Football fields set up with the tournament starting at noon. The Hall strongly recommends competitors pre-register by emailing thehall@patriot-place.com with the phrase, “TABLE FOOTBALL” in the subject line. Please provide your name, age, email, hometown and phone number at which you may be reached. Participants ages 10 and older are eligible to compete and contestants should arrive by 11 a.m. The Hall will accept walk-in registration as space allows, but pre-registration is recommended. The final four competitors will win the following prizes:

  • Champion will receive a Vince Wilfork autographed football.
  • Second place contestant will receive a Nate Solder autographed football.
  • Third and fourth place contestants will receive Snow Bowl photos autographed by former Patriots kicker Adam Vinatieri.

Thursday, Feb. 20: Raytheon and The Hall are teaming up to promote and celebrate what the National Engineers Week Foundation has designated as Girl Day by hosting two Science from Scientists interactive shows inside The Hall’s Raytheon Theater at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Raytheon will host 300 Girl Scouts for the event as Science from Scientists take the audience into the fascinating world of math and science.

Friday, Feb. 21: Houston, we have … no problem! Ten years ago this month (Feb. 1, 2004), the New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVIII, 32-29, over the Carolina Panthers at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, in what many consider to be one of the greatest Super Bowl games of all time. After a scoreless first quarter, both teams erupted for a flurry of points before halftime. Neither team scored in the third quarter before a record-setting fourth quarter flurry that ended with Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady leading a final-minute drive to set up kicker Adam Vinatieri for another last-second Super Bowl-winning field goal. In recognition of this historic game, The Hall will be showing Super Bowl XXXVIII at noon on Feb. 21. The Hall will also supply popcorn and bottled water while you relive that amazing night.

The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon is the crown jewel of Patriot Place and the only sports and education experience of its kind. Through a dazzling array of interactive multimedia exhibits and artifacts never before viewable by the public, The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon showcases the tradition of the New England Patriots, explores the history of football in New England, and promotes math and science education for the thousands of schoolchildren expected to visit each year. For more information, please visit www.thehallatpatriotplace.com.

Foxborough Cancellation Notices for Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Updated 2/5/14 @ 7:25am

Foxborough Town Hall Closed Wednesday
Foxborough Boyden Library Closed Wednesday Morning
Foxborough Public Schools School has been canceled for Wednesday, February 5nd due to the weather
Parent Technology Night Rescheduled to February 26th
High School Wrestling vs Mansfield has been rescheduled to Thursday at 7pm
Charter School Foxborough Regional Charter School will be closed
Director’s Breakfast Cancelled
Academy at Foxboro School has been canceled for Wednesday, February 5th
Sage School School has been canceled for Wednesday, February 5th
Foxboro YMCA All classes (program and group exercise) scheduled before 2:00pm are canceled
FACILITIES ARE OPEN AS NORMAL

To add a cancellation or notice, please call 508-543-4757 or email info@fcatv.org.

Board of Selectmen Meeting Tonight

Board of Selectmen MeetingThe Foxboro Board of Selectmen will meet tonight, Tuesday, February 4th at 6:30pm in the FHS Media Center. The meeting will air live on the FCA Government Channel (Comcast 22/Verizon 38), and online at http://www.fcatv.org/live

Board of Selectmen meetings replay on the Government Channel (Comcast 22/Verizon 38) at the following times:

Fridays at 4pm
Saturdays at noon
Sundays 8am & 4pm

Previous meetings are archived online and available on the FCA Video Plus site: click here

The following agenda has been posted:

Foxborough Board of Selectmen Agenda

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