Friday, May 10, 2013
Don't forget to leave the food out.
Friday, May 10
Information courtesy of National Association of Letter Carriers The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) conducts its 21st annual food drive to combat hunger this Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. It is the nation’s largest single-day food drive, and is held annually on the second Saturday in May in 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam. Last year, letter carriers collected 70.7 million pounds of food donations along their postal routes, bringing the total to 1.2 billion pounds for the NALC’s food drive, which began in 1992. “We’re honored to be able to help …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Wegmans takes the stage at Algonquin tonight.
Our morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. There will be detours today on and around Church Street due to road construction. Be aware, and allow for time ... or pick an alternate route if you can. 2. Wegmans ... the Musical is in the cart tonight at Algonquin Regional High School, where the advanced drama class puts on its original work. Also, enjoy some exceptional artwork at the opening reception for the annual high school art show before the start of the play. 3. Be sure to put some non-perishables aside to put out for the Stamp Out Hunger collection on Saturday. Your postal carrier will pick up the goods. Just …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
It's as easy as putting out the mail.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Now, this drive is an easy one. As easy as putting out the mail. It's even easier, because you don't need a stamp. On Saturday, May 12, Northborough mail carriers join in the effort to Stamp Out Hunger, a nationwide effort to combat hunger. Letter carriers pick up non-perishable donations that are left out in, or near, the mailbox on that Saturday. The Northborough post office has been participating in Stamp Out Hunger for more than ten years, delivering the food to the Northborough Food Pantry. "All of the food is delivered to the Northborough Food Pantry on Saturday," said Food Pantry Director Sarah Rothery. "Last year, we took in less food than previous years; we are hoping to do better-our pantry is busier than ever, serving 70 …