Community Stuff 3/21/14


Don’t forget! The Hive is hosting a FREE Bowl-a-Thon for the Empty Door.


12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23

11 Pleasant Street

No experience required!

Photo credit: Cape Ann Art Haven



Get Fit to Run

Don’t Run to Get Fit

Beverly Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is hosting a special evening that’s all

about running and more!   The free lecture will be held on

Thursday, March 27 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

in the Lecture Hall at Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick Street, Beverly, MA.

The Lecture Hall is located inside the main entrance of Beverly Hospital. 

Space is limited and registration is required by

calling 888-253-0800.

Presentations from orthopedic surgeons and physical therapist on timely topics,

including common knee injuries for runners will take place.

Presenters will include:  Dr. John Boyle, Dr. Anthony Schepsis and Beth Ann Hayes, PT.

Refreshment will be served.

Caity in the Running for Hood Scholarship

Hi All,

I am asking if you would please consider going to and voting for Caity O’Leary, Gloucester, Mass., Gloucester High School.  If she wins the vote, she will receive a $5000.00 scholarship.  You can vote daily until April 18, 2014. 
Thank you for voting!!!


O’Maley students attend Essex District Attorney’s Youth Summit
8th grade students Matthew Smith, Alias Mortillaro, Ryker Bos, Meghan Craaybeek and Jenna Lake took part in Essex Couny District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s 2nd annual Youth Summit on March 4th. Hundreds of 8th, 9th and 10th grade students from all over Essex County participated in this leadership enriching event that featured Al Duncan, a noted motivational  speaker. Mr. Duncan shared ideas and strategies with the young leaders that they can take back to their schools to help others. At O’Maley, many of the strategies will be used to promote the SAILS program.



2014SurveyWebPhotoTake a minute to complete the 2014 Greater Cape Ann Community Needs Survey and tell us what YOU think we need! Your feedback will aid the creation and improvement of important programs and services for people living in our community. This survey is part of a comprehensive Community Needs Assessment conducted every three years by Action, Inc., a non-profit human services organization with offices in Gloucester, Ipswich and Rockport. Learn more about Action, Inc. at Results from the 2014 Community Needs Assessment will be published and available to the public sometime this winter. Thank you for helping to make Cape Ann an even better place to live – for everyone.

Complete the 2014 Greater Cape Ann Community Needs Survey today!

Jessica Benedetto-Unger

Director of Marketing & Planning

Action, Inc.



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