Norwood Hospital Kicks Off Norwood Day with 10th Annual Road Race & Walk

Norwood Hospital - A Caritas Family HospitalCOMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

NORWOOD, MA – Bring family and friends for a healthy, fun start to Norwood Day at Norwood Hospital’s 10th Annual 4-Mile Road Race and Walk, Saturday, September 15, 2012. The race will take place rain or shine.

“We are so pleased to mark the 10-year anniversary of both Norwood Day and the hospital road race,” said Emily Holliman, President of Norwood Hospital. “We invite runners and walkers from around the area to join us for this annual event in support of our town and this great day for the whole family.”

Race Information
Registration is 7 am – 8:30 am at the front of the hospital, 800 Washington Street, Norwood. The race starts at 9 am and runs over a fun, residential course, including past the new Norwood High School. The first 150 adult entrants will receive long-sleeve t-shirts, denoting the hospital’s 10th anniversary road race. The race is USATF sanctioned.

Adult entry fee is $25 by September 7 and $30 after. Running club entry fee is $20 per runner by September 7, with a minimum of 5 runners registered.

Registration forms are available by e-mail at and the day of the race or by calling 781-278-6004.

Awards Ceremony
Medallions will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers overall, and to the top male and female finishers in several age categories. Music and refreshments provided.

About Norwood Hospital
The 264-bed Norwood Hospital provides emergency, cardiology, advanced surgical, endoscopic, psychiatric, OB/GYN and 24/7 Children’s Hospital Boston pediatric services and is a member of Steward Health Care. Information about Norwood Hospital’s programs and services is available at

About Steward Health Care
Steward Health Care is the largest community-based accountable care organization and community hospital network in New England. Headquartered in Boston, Steward has more than 13,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in 85 communities. Hospitals in the system include Saint Anne’s in Fall River, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Norwood Hospital, Carney Hospital in Dorchester, and Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, Morton Hospital in Taunton and Quincy Medical Center. Other Steward Health Care entities include Steward Physician Network, Steward Home Care, which also provides hospice services, Labouré College, and Por Cristo. Further information is available at

This Weeks Concert on the Common

Cocabanana Band
Photo via Foxboro Jaycees Website

Live coverage of Thursday’s concert will begin at 7pm on the Public Channel – Comcast 8, Verizon 39, and streaming online.

Each summer, the Jaycees present a series of FREE concerts on the common Thursday nights between 7:00-9:00pm.  The public is invited to bring a blanket or chair and join your friends and neighbors for a night of great music! The Jaycees will also have candy, soda and other goodies for sale.

THIS WEEK – August 9nd
Cocabanana Band – Sponsored by the Learning Experience Foxboro

From the Jaycees Website:
The Foxboro Jaycees are very grateful to the staff and volunteers of Foxboro Cable Access ( for their regular LIVE coverage, taping, and broadcasting of our concerts! We really appreciate it and wish to thank: Michael Webber – Engineer in Charge; Lauren Bitar – Producer, Camera; Mike Everson – Producer, Camera. Thanks also to volunteers Mike Cataldo, Robert Gillis, Mohsen Khalifa, Paul Ladd, Betty Travers, Isabella Pagnozzi, Deb Storrs, Frank MacDow, Rick Plasmati, Faith, Frank McDow, and Matt Shea.

Live Board of Selectmen Coverage Tonight

The Foxboro Board of Selectmen will meet tonight, Tuesday, August 7th at 7pm. The meeting will be held in the Andrew A. Gala Room at Town Hall.  FCA will air the meeting live on the Government Channel (Comcast 22/Verizon 38) and online at

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

Residents can also watch previous meetings online at FCA’s streaming video site: click here

The following agenda has been posted:

Foxborough Board of Selectmen Agenda

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