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You Said: Follow your Passion, Lend a Hand, Pick the Winner

The Helping Hands of Northborough Coat Drive is a success and how you can make a difference in the life of a homeless child.

At Thanksgiving, many people are thinking about what they are grateful for in their lives.

Hopefully, one of those things is a career you love. Northborough Patch blogger Rosemary Eads is working in the career of her dreams. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Northborough. Eads talks about how she set the goal to get her Masters degree in Counseling. 

So, here was something she knew she wanted to achieve, but did not have the faintest clue how she would fulfill the goal.  and now she has attained what she was driven to do. 

In her therapy sessions, she often talks to clients who feel they are not working in a career that they are passionate about, nor do they know what direction to take to fulfill that desire. "...very often, there is a way to bring passion into the workplace that may not be totally clear at the moment," says Eads. She also adds that we are often our own worst enemies when it comes to sabotaging our ultimate desires and happiness in the workplace.

What's Thanksgiving without some football?

. Algonquin Head Coach William Long says, "...I know our seniors—[Captains] Zach Meath and Kyle Vaccaro, Tim Hanlon, Mike Babine and Jordan Entwistle—will give it everything they have to ensure a victory." 

However, a  that 10 out of the 16 voters feel "the Rangers look like they could take it this year." Mary Jo Kurtz of Westborough Patch offers her opinion: "The records are pretty much the same. I say it'll be a good game."

In true holiday spirit, this community showed much generosity toward the . The organization received 300 coats and plans to pass them onto families in need in Northborough. graciously dry-cleaned all of the donations for free. Lisa Hodge commented on this story, "Great job, Heather and Pam!" and Samantha Hanna said, "So proud to have such caring people like you in our community. Thank you!!" Heather Capes and Pam Hodge are the drive coordinators.

Do you love children?  Do you consider yourself a fun person? Debra Vanderwerf tells us that there are some kids in Central Massachusetts' homeless shelters who would love to play with you! Horizons for Homeless Children has a strong need for volunteers right now who are willing to make a commitment of two hours a week for a minimum of six months. There is a .

Please visit the website for more information or to register for the training.

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