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Governor Baker, Mayor Walsh Cross PMC Finish Line at Patriot Place to Benefit Cancer Research

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is greeted by Patriots mascot Pat Patriot after crossing the finish line of the 2015 Pan-Mass Challenge’s Wellesley Loop route at Patriot Place on Sunday, Aug. 2. Gov. Baker and Boston City Mayor Marty Walsh rode the 27-mile course to benefit cancer research.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is greeted by Patriots mascot Pat Patriot after crossing the finish line of the 2015 Pan-Mass Challenge’s Wellesley Loop route at Patriot Place on Sunday, Aug. 2. Gov. Baker and Boston City Mayor Marty Walsh rode the 27-mile course to benefit cancer research.

Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh join more than 6,000 cyclists in 2015 Pan-Mass Challenge to raise $45 million for cancer research.

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston City Mayor Marty Walsh joined thousands of cyclists in the 2015 Pan-Mass Challenge on Sunday, Aug. 2, with the goal of raising awareness and funds to benefit cancer research. Baker and Walsh rode the 27-mile course from Babson College in Wellesley to Gillette Stadium at Patriot Place in Foxborough.

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Local Residents & Community Leaders Take White House Tour

Photo 1 White House Tour Hockomock Area YMCA Photo 3 White House Tour Hockomock Area YMCAHockomock Y’s Healthy Futures initiative is a shared vision to create healthier communities

The Hockomock Area YMCA’s Healthy Futures Initiative was selected, to visit the White House Kitchen Gardens in recognition of its positive impact on local communities, through its Healthy Futures Initiative. The visit, part of Let’s Move on Thursday, October 30th, included a private tour of the White House.

The goals of the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Initiative are aligned with, and supportive of, the Hockomock Area YMCA’s Healthy Futures Initiative, which focuses on community-based initiatives to reduce inactivity and poor nutrition in the fifteen communities served by the Y, through programs, projects, and policies. Healthy Futures incorporates prevention and intervention-based strategies that support families, especially those most at risk due to food insecurities. Continue reading Local Residents & Community Leaders Take White House Tour

Bass Pro Shops Now Hiring For The Holiday Season

Patriot PlaceBass Pro Shops is seeking part-time cashiers and customer service-oriented individuals to work over the holiday season.

Bass Pro Shops at Patriot Place is now hiring for the holiday season.

The regional superstore for outdoor retail is seeking part-time cashiers and enthusiastic, customer service-oriented individuals to work throughout the holiday season, including at Santa’s Wonderland, which opens Saturday, Nov. 15. Please note holiday employees are temporary positions that will require evening, weekend and holiday availability. Previous retail experience is a plus.  Continue reading Bass Pro Shops Now Hiring For The Holiday Season

Sturdy Memorial Hospital Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission
Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®

Sturdy Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Sturdy was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care. Sturdy is one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions.

This is the third consecutive year that Sturdy has earned this distinction. Moreover, Sturdy is one of only of 314 hospitals to achieve the Top Performerdistinction for the past three consecutive years. Continue reading Sturdy Memorial Hospital Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

New England Patriots Celebrate Special Needs Volunteerism with Flag Football Event at Hockomock Area YMCA in Foxborough

The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and Patriots safety Devin McCourty celebrated the chance to bring football to the local special needs community on Monday, Nov. 10, with a flag football event as part of the Foundation’s ongoing Celebrate Volunteerism initiative.

Smiles could be seen from every corner of the gymnasium inside the Invensys Foxboro branch of the Hockomock Area YMCA on Monday, Nov. 10, as the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation (NEPCF) and Patriots defensive captain Devin McCourty participated in a series of flag football drills and a game of capture the flag with members of the YMCA’s Integration Initiative program. Continue reading New England Patriots Celebrate Special Needs Volunteerism with Flag Football Event at Hockomock Area YMCA in Foxborough