Wednesday, May 25, 2011
A group of five girls raised money for Olivia Bonfilio and donated it at Sunday's "Walk for Olivia" event.
Medfield Patch's "Whiz Kids" is a weekly column featuring individual kids, youth groups, teens, and even teams, who wow us with their accomplishments. Whiz Kids' Names: Carina, Gabriella, Bella, Sophia and Ella. Whiz Kids' Accomplishments: Carina and Gabriella held a bake sale and lemonade stand to raise money for Olivia Bonfilio and Bella, Sophia and Ella participated in Sunday's "Walk for Olivia," representing their Pondview neighborhood to show Olivia support. Whiz Kids' Key to Awesomeness: These five girls went around town and gathered donations for Olivia, going door-to-door and organizing a bake sale, lemonade stand and participating in Sunday's "Walk for Olivia." The girls showed Olivia and her family tremendous support and the …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Two Medfield fifth grade girls' service groups co-sponsored a dance a the Dale Street School's cafeteria on May 14 to raise money for the Medfield Food Cupboard. On May 20, the girls presented that donation, along with groceries collected to the Cupboard.
The efforts of two Medfield fifth grade community service groups will help provide goods to 45 families in town, according to Beth Eby, president of the Medfield Food Cupboard. Girls from the groups "Friends Helping Friends" and "Happy Helping Hands" came together to plan an event to help raise money and goods for the Medfield Food Cupboard. The event was a father-daughter fundraiser dance for fourth and fifth grade girls held at the Dale Street School cafeteria on May 14 and the result was roughly 100 people in attendance and nearly $600 raised as well as groceries received to be donated to the Cupboard. "[The girls] really owned the event," said Diane Smith, a parent involved in the Friends Helping Friends group. "They wrote their own …
Friday, May 13, 2011
It's National Bike Week and plenty of bike events going on around the area this weekend.
Did you know it's National Bike Week? Read up on your bike safety rules and then hit the many bike trails around. On Sunday, May 15, Fenway Park will host an awesome event for everyone on two-wheels!
Friday, December 31, 2010
Over 800 toys and $1,000 donated to 2010 Toys for Tots.
The response to this year's Toys for Tots drive was so overwhelming that, at times, it was difficult to get through the vestibule of the Medfield Police Station which served as a drop-off point this year. The successful Toys for Tots program is run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, which collects new toys for children in need and distributes them as Christmas gifts. "It was pretty good for the first year," said Officer Eric Pellegrini of the Medfield Police Department. "This was the first year we had a donation drop-off at the station and I actually had to move some of the toys because the area was overflowing…It was a very, very good turnout." Pellegrini collaborated with fellow Marine Frank Iafolla who has organized …
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
What to look for around town and on Patch today.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. There's a full schedule of community events happening in Medfield today. There are eight high school sports teams in play today, a Board of Selectmen meeting at Town Hall, a winter concert at the high school and a fundraiser event at Subway put together by Blake Middle School. For a complete view of today's calendar click here. 1. Show support for Blake Middle School as they hold a Subway Fundraiser Night at the sub shop on Main Street from 3 to 9 p.m. Medfield Patch will be there! 2. It's Jazz Winterfest night at …
Saturday, December 11, 2010
2010 Angel Run draws 1,393 runners.
In its five years of existence, the Angel Run has become a widely popular, fun and successful event in the community and on Dec. 5, the "fun raiser" reached a new level. The record 1,393 runners that showed up at the Ralph Wheelock Elementary School were doing more than just running with friends and family – they were running to support the memory of an Angel. The event celebrates and remembers the life of Natasha Domeshek, an 8-year-old Medfield third grade student who died in 2002. "This year, as every year, we were amazed at the turnout for the Angel Run," said David Domeshek, Natasha's father. "We are continually humbled by the number of volunteers who work so hard to make the Angel Run happen. In 2009, we had 1,212 registrants." …