Friday, January 4, 2013
The Westborough Athletic and Social Association has organized the Jan. 26 event, and plans a golf tournament in May.
A series of events benefitting a new scholarship fund honoring Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott begins later this month. The Westborough Athletic and Social Association will sponsor "A Night in Remembrance of Lizzi Marriott" from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Indian Meadows Country Club in Northborough. Dancing, music by local dance-rock band Outta Commission, appetizers, a raffle and silent auction will be part of the program. Tickets are $25, and are available at Central House, Curry Printing, JP’s Restaurant, Sapporo, Westboro House of Pizza and Love Those Nails. Tickets will also be available at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Lizzi Marriott Intrepid Explorer Fund. The non-profit, tax-exempt fund will support …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The first drive, in November, drew more potential donors than could be accommodated.
Community members will give blood Tuesday to support Westborough Athletic and Social Association member Chris Foy's battle with leukemia, for the second time in less than a month. The first blood drive, on Nov. 14, led to about 50 people giving blood -- and more potential donors than could be accommodated at the First United Methodist Church. Organizers said at that time a second drive would be scheduled. The second drive is from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
So many people turned out at a blood drive for Westborough Athletic and Social Association member Chris Foy that the group will hold a second drive.
When Westborough Athletic and Social Association member Chris Foy was diagnosed with leukemia, the organization asked his family, “How can we give back to you?” resident Craig Nichols says. “The one thing they thought was most important, that they really would’ve appreciated, was a blood drive,” Nichols said Wednesday night. “How much blood he’s had to take on himself through all of his treatments, he really wanted a blood drive.” The association will organize two blood drives, Nichols said – because Wednesday night’s first one drew more than the American Red Cross staff could accommodate. About 50 people – many walk-ins -- donated blood Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church. “Support has been overwhelming. We’ve actually had to …