August 2014

August 2014

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Kerner Meets ALS Challenge

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Norwell – Peter Kerner didn’t let life hold him back and took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness and necessary funding for research into the disease and services for those afflicted. The Ice Bucket Challenge was able to raise nearly $16 million from July 29th through August 18th, almost equal to the group’s total donations in 2012. … [Read more...]

Artists Open Studio Tours Set For August 23 – 24 in Hull & Hingham

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Hull - The Hull Artists announced the 19th annual Open Studios Art Tour. On Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd and 24th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., a record forty artists will display their work in home studios up and down the Hull peninsula and in Hingham. New this year is a group exhibiting at the Old Colony Lodge, 85 Central Street, Hingham, conveniently located across from the Armory and one block south of Downtown Hingham. … [Read more...]

Fourth Annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release

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Hingham - The Cancer Support Community of MA-South Shore (CSC-MSS) will host its fourth annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release on August 5, 2014 beginning at 11a.m. at Hidden Pond, behind Whole Foods Market at Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham. Events will include face painting, decorate your own butterfly, and a parade around the pond. … [Read more...]

Local Company Rallies Around “One of its Own”

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Weymouth - Two local senior service providers on the South Shore are coordinating fundraising events to support a beloved friend and colleague who needs help as he battles lung cancer. Skilled Nursing Health Care Centers, Weymouth Health Care Center in Weymouth and Cedar Hill Health Care Center are organizing the events. … [Read more...]

July Issue Now On Line!

July 2014

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Where Does This Road Go?

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The following is an excerpt from the new book by Kingston resident and author Martin H. Crowe. Crowe relates an entertaining and insightful journey on discovering self and understanding how we get there. It’s a great source of reflection for those new empty nesters or someone looking to better understand them self and recognize the joys of their life. … [Read more...]

More Affordable Alzheimer’s Care

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Weymouth - Families seeking more affordable Alzheimer’s assisted living on the South Shore are now able to take advantage of The PACE Program at Monarch Homes of Weymouth. … [Read more...]

Wayne Westcott to Discuss Strength Training for Seniors at Scitute COA

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Scituate - Dr. Wayne Westcott (above) will be the special guest speaker at the Scituate Council on Aging next month. Westcott will be discussing the benefits of strength training as we age. The program is set for August 22nd beginning at 1 p.m. Dr. Westcott is a national fitness expert, researcher and author and frequent contributor to South Shore Senior News. His presentation will be “Staying Healthy: Benefits of Resistance Exercise for Seniors.” All are welcome. The event will include complimentary fresh, healthy snacks and drinks. There is no charge for this program. Please call (781) 545 - 8722 to sign up. The Scituate COA is located at 27 Brook Street in Scituate. Space is limited. … [Read more...]

Call For Artists: Nautical en Plein Air

Hull - The Hull Artists and Jo’s Nautical Bar invite artists to “Let’s Do Jo’s Again,” on August 9th and 10th. Artists are invited to paint, photograph or even craft the rich nautical environment of 125 Main St, Pemberton Point, in Hull. All work must be created on-site and inspired by on-site visuals. … [Read more...]

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