Sunday, March 24, 2013
About 84 students from the First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist will repair homes in July.
Area residents deposited their carbonated beverage cans and bottles to Westborough's First United Methodist Church on Saturday. Young members of First United Methodist and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish carried them to a shed at the Methodist church. The bottle and can drive was the latest fundraiser to help about 84 students from the two churches go to West Virginia to repair homes over July 6 to July 14.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The proceeds will help students from two Westborough churches repair homes in West Virginia this July.
Pieces of 8, White Chicken Chili and Big Daddy's Chili Moreno were among about 15 chili recipes competing for prizes in Westborough Saturday night. Ultimately, about 84 students at Westborough’s First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish won. The proceeds from the 5th Annual Westborough Appalachia Service Project Chili Challenge will help the group go to West Virginia to repair homes over July 6 to July 14. About 200 people were expected to attend Saturday night's event at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The top three chilis received prizes. Bertucci's Restaurant, Tavolino's Ristorante and Sachi Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar have donated gift certificates. Starbucks has donated coffee.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The 5th Annual Westborough Appalachia Service Project Chili Challenge is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
A cooking contest Saturday night will help a group primarily of students serve homes in West Virginia this summer. The 5th Annual Westborough Appalachia Service Project Chili Challenge is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 11 Willow St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Children under age 6 will be admitted free. There is a $25 family cap. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, e-mail email@example.com. It's the latest fundraiser to help about 84 students at Westborough’s First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish go to West Virginia to repair homes over July 6 to July 14. "Five years ago, a number of parents and youth from the town wanted to have a …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Together, two Westborough churches will send about 84 youths there next July to repair homes.
This Saturday, students at Westborough’s First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish will bake Thanksgiving pies. And the following week is the students’ annual bottle and can drive. Both fundraisers will support the two churches’ annual youth involvement in the Appalachia Service Project, where they will repair homes in West Virginia over July 6 to July 14. About 84 students will participate this year, says Jonathan Owen, the First United Methodist Church member who coordinates the trip the two churches sponsor. Nine local adults did an ASP trip last month, he says. The seventh annual pumpkin pie, apple crisp and uncooked apple crisp fundraiser is underway. The pies are $10, and will be handmade at First United …
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Today is the anniversary of the first perfect game in major league baseball.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. According to the Baseball Almanac, today is the anniversary of the first perfect game in major league baseball. Lee Richmond of the Worcester Ruby Legs pitched the notable game against the Cleveland Indians in 1880. The final score of the game was 1-0. 2. The Westborough Department of Public Works phone lines are not working because of a telephone pole that is down. If you need to reach someone at the DPW, the department requests that you call the Selectmen’s Office at 508-366-3030. The phone lines are expected to be back up sometime this week. 3. Anyone who suffers with seasonal …
Saturday, April 9, 2011
A charity basketball game, a silent auction and a display of wild birds are just a few of many Westborough events today.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. Today, it was difficult to narrow it down to just five things because there is so much going on throughout town, throughout the day. Be sure to visit the Westborough Patch calendar for even more events to consider as you plan your day. 1. The Westborough Little League is holding Field Clean Up Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Target fields at the rear of the Target store on Route 9. Volunteers are needed to clean up the foul territory, install sun screens, spread crushed stone, stain picnic tables, clean out the shed, repair picnic benches and more. Please bring stepladders, wheelbarrows…