More Stuff Around Town 1/11/13

The News From Rocky Neck via Judy Robinson Cox

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ROOM STILL AVAILABLE FOR THESE AFFORDABLE CONVENIENT CLASSES.  ONLY $50:  CAN WE POSSIBLY GET THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION OUT TO GMG VIEWERS, THANKS

Michael Feeney, clerk COA

THE GLOUCESTER COUNCIL ON AGING COMPUTER PROGRAM IS OFFERING AFFORDABLE COURSES IN COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND OPERATIONS.  CLASSES START JANUARY 22, 2013, AND registration is now taking place for the following classes: COMPUTERS LEVEL I, LEVEL II, MS WORD, MS EXCEL, DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND INTERNET-EMAIL OPERATIONS

CLASSES MEET for two hours ONCE each WEEK FOR 8 WEEKS at ONLY $50.00.  CALL THE ROSE BAKER SENIOR CENTER Reception Desk AT 978-281-9765 TO SIGN UP NOW!!


Savour Wine and Cheese Special Event January 22nd

Morgan Wine Tasting

with special guest and winemaker, Gianni Abate

Tasting party with complimentary hor d’oeuves and wines: 5 – 7 p.m.  (Everyone Welcome)

Chef’s table dinner: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.  (6 places available at $95.00 each).

This is a great opportunity to “talk wine” with a skilled producer, as well as myself and Skip Cribari, our wine manager.  Chef Beach is cooking and I will pair each course with a great wine from Morgan, including the legendary “Double L” pinot noir.  Only 6 places, so call right away and reserve your spot with a credit card.

978 282-1455, kathleen@savourwineandcheese.com

Dear Joey,

Come to the party! Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a full range of wines from  one of America’s premiere wineries, from the most exciting up-and-coming region of California, Santa Lucia Highlands.

Savour Wine and Cheese is very proud to host the winemaker of Morgan Winery in Monterey County, California on Tuesday January 22.

Gianni Abate will be pouring many of his wines at Savour early Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 PM. Be sure to stop by and taste the magnificent Morgan wines and chat with the charming and irreverent winemaker, Gianni Abate!

Don’t miss this special event!

10 % off all Morgan wines, all day Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  We’ll see you at Savour!


Kathleen Erickson
Savour Wine and Cheese

Savour Wine and Cheese

Morgan Winery


Cruiseport Gloucester hosts a grand Bridal Show & Wedding Exposition

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Once a year Cruiseport Gloucester hosts a grand Bridal Show & Wedding Exposition in their Grand Ballroom, 6 Rowe Square, Gloucester, MA

The long awaited 2013 Event, hosted by Sheree DeLorenzo, is on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from Noon to 4pm.

This is the Boston area’s Bridal Show & Wedding Expo featuring a fashion show, exquisite wedding fare, wedding cakes, DJ’s, live bands, dozens of floral tablescapes, prizes and more! Cruiseport Gloucester is nationally acclaimed as a premier Wedding Destination and voted the 2013 BEST IN WEDDINGS award from theKnot.com

A $10 per guest admittance fee enters guests to win valuable door prizes. The 2012 show was sold out and space is limited. Reservations will be confirmed on a first-come-first-served basis online at: http:// www.cruiseportgloucester.com/BridalShowForm.cfm.

The Bridal Show and Wedding Exposition will help you to plan, get ideas, and celebrate your event giving you a chance to enjoy Cruiseport Gloucester’s magnificent, most luxurious waterfront destination, directly on Gloucester Harbor.

To learn more about Cruiseport Gloucester visit our website at http:// www.cruiseportgloucester.com or call our Events Office 978-282-9700 x 1 


Flu Clinic at Addison Gilbert Hospital

A free community flu clinic will be held at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester, on Tuesday, January 15 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. in the Cafe inside the Fisher entrance of the hospital.  The clinic will be conducted by the Gloucester Health Department.  There is no fee or pre-registration required.  The clinic is available to those six months of age and older.   Those attending are asked to wear short sleeves.  All are welcome, you do not have to be a resident of Gloucester to attend; all are welcome.


It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate!

Gloucester, MA- January 2013. The Gloucester Health Department encourages you to get
vaccinated against the flu, as flu season can go on until March or April and it is shaping up to be a bad year for the flu.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) encourages everyone 6 months and older to get
vaccinated against the flu. If you have not already been vaccinated the flu vaccine is now widely available and is still your best protection against the flu.

At the urging of the Mayor and the City Council, the Public Health Department is offering a free walk in flu clinic this afternoon Thursday January 10th from 3pm-6pm at its offices at 3 Pond Road.

In conjunction with Addison Gilbert Hospital we will also offer a flu clinic this Tuesday January 15th from 9am-11am at the hospital cafeteria. The clinic is free and open to anyone over 6 months of age who still needs a shot.

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health
habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu.

• Stay home when you are sick.

• Cover your mouth and nose.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

“We are taking the necessary steps to have adequate supply of vaccine available for Gloucester residents, especially our senior citizens and children.”, said Mayor Carolyn Kirk. “There is a lot of flu-like illness in Massachusetts right now, it’s important to remember that in most years, flu season doesn’t peak until February. This means it is an excellent time to get a flu vaccine. We urge everyone to get vaccinated to help stay healthy this season,” said Noreen Burke, Health Director.

For information on where to get a flu shot go to http://www.flu.gov and enter your zip code into the “Flu Vaccine Finder”

For more information, please contact the Gloucester Public Health Department at (978) 281-9771 or visit the city website http://www.gloucester-ma.gov

There’s Still Time!


Gina Fetting Baking At The Open Door

Hello Folks,

As of January 22 I will begin a volunteer program at the OPEN DOOR every Tuesday from 3-6.  We will gather to bake desserts for our Community Meals program.

So,if you have a desire to create wonderful desserts for our guests let me know.  If you don’t have the time to give but would love to contribute ingredients(butter,chocolate,coconut,etc) that would be awesome.

We feed at least 40 people a night and although the food is wonderful we need to make it just a little bit more special. To me there is nothing better then a great dessert.

We will also be making birthday cakes for any clients who come for dinner.

At this point we have two core people that will be there every Tuesday but if you want to join us let me know!

As many of you know Pastry has been my life and I want to share my passion with the Open Door,

I look forward to this new venture.

Be well, Gina


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