(courtesy Emerson Hospital)

Westford Student Honored For 300 Volunteer Hours At Emerson

From Nabnasset to Forge Village, here are your Five Things for Sept. 30, 2014.

#1. The Board of Selectmen is seeking candidates for the Pedestrian Safety Committee… That committee is charged with identifying and evaluating options for pedestrian safety.

Interested residents are encouraged to complete a Citizen’s Activity application form, available online at: http://data.westfordma.gov/bc

If you have any questions please contact Matt Hanson in the Town Manager’s office at 978-692-5501 ext. 1.

#2. Governor Deval L. Patrick… has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, in honor of Maj. Michael J. Donahue, U.S. Army, of Columbus, OH who was killed in action on September 16, 2014in Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

This gubernatorial order applies to:

1.  The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls

2.  Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings

3.  All state military installations

 

More information Maj. Michael J. Donahue, a Whitman MA native, at http://goo.gl/LujgmX

 

#3. Nashoba Valley Technical High School…. will host Parents Night on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Students’ schedules will be available in the lobby starting at 6 p.m.
Parents of all Nashoba Tech students will have a chance to meet with their child’s academic and technical instructors. There will be two informational sessions with the Student Services Department, from 8 to 8:30 p.m., and from 8:30 to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

(courtesy Emerson Hospital)

(courtesy Emerson Hospital)

#4. Pictured… Westford’s own Jack Leeber, recently was honored at a student award ceremony at Emerson Hospital for having completed 300 hours of volunteering. Student volunteers provide a variety of invaluable services at Emerson, including transporting patients, delivering flowers, greeting people at the information desk, and more.

Pictured from left to right is Janet Davis, Director of Community Services at Emerson Hospital, Jack Leeber, student volunteer, and Christine Schuster, President and CEO of Emerson Hospital. Emerson Hospital has more volunteers per bed than any other hospital in Massachusetts.

#5. Words of Encouragement From Pastor Steve of the Lowell Assembly of God

 

.. let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.

Heb. 12:1 NIV

 

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