Friday, June 14, 2013
Three Medfield Girl Scouts earned their Gold Award this year.
This year, three Medfield Girls Scouts earned their Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Anna Krah, Jen Lifsitz and Amelia Steeger received their award at a Gold Award Banquet in March and were recognized Thursday night at the Medfield Girl Scouts end-of-the-year Bridging and Awards Ceremony. To earn the Gold Award, which is similar in ranking to the Boy Scout Eagle Award, each girl had to choose a challenging project that would leave a lasting impact on the community, then spend at least 80 hours planning and implementing the project. Here is a synopsis of those projects as described in the awards program. Anna Krah, "Coexisting Cultures" Coexisting Cultures addressed the issue of recognizing and appreciating different …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Medfield Girl Scouts will hold a booth sale on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 a.m. to noon in front of Blue Moon. Come choose your favorite: Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, or maybe the new Mango Creme.
Medfield Girl Scouts have started selling Girl Scout cookies. If you can't wait until they deliver cookies in 2013, you can get your Thin Mints or Caramel deLites fix, at the Girl Scout cookie booth sale on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 8 a.m. to noon in front of Blue Moon. Medfield Girl Scouts will hold booth sales through January 13. To find a local booth sale, visit www.hergirlscouts.org and click on the “cookie locator” and enter your zip code. Cookies are $4 a box. Medfield Girl Scouts are part of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Council which are selling Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties, Shortbreads, Thanks-A-Lots, Lemonades, Peanut Butter Sandwiches and the new Mango Crèmes. During the last sale, Medfield …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Daisy Troop #78192 visited the Thomas Upham House, a nursing home in Medfield, on Friday.
On Friday, Daisy Girl Scout Troop 78192 sang Christmas carols to the residents of the Thomas Upham nursing home. Fourteen Kindergarteners dressed as Candy Cane fairies entertained the residents and also presented them with handmade ornaments. "During a meeting, the girls practiced their Christmas carols and also made ornaments to decorate a Christmas tree which we also brought to the Upham House and left there for them to enjoy," explained leader Jennifer Menard. This is the girls' first year in Girl Scouts and they learned that a big piece of being a Daisy is being considerate and caring and making the world a better place, explained Menard. "The girls sang a variety of Christmas carols to a very happy group of Upham House residents," …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization sponsors many holiday events this year. Here is just a smattering. If there's something missing from the list, tell us about it in the comment section.
It's the MEMOst wonderful time of the year... The Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization (MEMO) will kick the holiday season into full swing next week with many holiday events. In preparation for the festivities, last weekend MEMO volunteers helped Henry Marcel install approximately 8,000 holiday lights at Baxter Park and Town Hall. Each year, MEMO installs and sponsors the lights for the Holiday Tree Lighting and also runs the event. Next week's schedule of MEMO-sponsored events includes: The contest is open to soloists in the following categories: Pre K – 5th Grade, Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12 and duets and ensembles from all grades. The contest will be held on Tuesday night, Dec. 4, in the chorus room at Medfield High School…
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Community groups co-sponsor an evening full of "green" activities on Oct. 19.
Medfield Green, the Medfield Girl Scouts, and The New 'N Towne Club of Medfield will co-sponsor a "Green Family Night Out" on Friday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will take place at the United Church of Christ, 496 Main Street, and will include the following: Medfield Girl Scouts will have activities for the children including transforming an old no-longer-wanted t-shirt into a reusable shopping bag; making a draft finder, light switch plate or reminder bracelet to help kids involved in earth-friendly energy choices. For more information, see the attached pdf or contact email@example.com
Here's a list of good things to know as you start your day in Medfield.
1. Tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the library, Medfield Talks with local author Tim Flaherty (a Peace Corps volunteer) whose new book chronicles the struggles of bringing his adopted son, Santos, to the USA from Guatemala in 1979. 2. Did you read about the Board of Selectmen's discussion Tuesday night about the "marijuana-as-medicine" question on next month's ballot? Weigh in -- we'd love to hear from you. 3. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Be sure to read the latest story in Medfield Patch's breast cancer series; this one focuses on the importance of sisterhood among breast cancer survivors. 4. Today's library events include Pattycake Place (10:45am to 11:15am), Book Bunch (11:30am to noon), Wii Weekdays (2pm to 6pm), …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Cub Scouts worked together to gather school supplies for homeless children.
Scouts offer help and hope to homeless children As another school year begins, 37 homeless children in Massachusetts are sporting brand new backpacks filled with age appropriate school supplies and books, thanks to Medfield Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, who teamed up to collect, pack and deliver the much-needed items to Schools on Wheels, a non-profit organization aimed at improving educational opportunities for homeless children, K-12. The scouts collected supplies through their “Scouting for School Supplies” drive, run by Medfield Girl Scout adult volunteer guide, Katherine Lyons, late last spring through summer. Together with Boy Scout Troop 89, several girls from Medfield Girl Scout Troop 74900 then sorted the supplies and …
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Help out Girls Scouts by buying cookies from them.
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Saturday, January 7, 2012
This next statement is sure to make your mouth water: Girl Scout cookies are on sale. From now until March, you can place orders for your favorite cookies, including favorites like Thin Mints, Caramel DeLites, Peanut Butter Patties, and Thanks-A-Lots. Girl Scout cookies are $4 a box. Search on the Girl Scouts' web site for locations. And a note to local Girl Scouts: spread the word about locations and sales on Patch. Post an announcement to Patch to let our readers know where you will be selling cookies.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
What are some of the best youth programs in Medfield for your kids?
Medfield Parents Talk is a feature on Medfield Patch that invites the parenting community to gather and interact with each other on one open forum. This will also be the place to drop in for a talk about the latest parenting hot topic. Where can we get information on local flu shot clinics? How can we help our children's schools weather their budget cutbacks? What is the best bedtime for babies? How do I deal with my college freshman and curfew during break? Any idea what do with my teen and texting limits? So grab a cup of coffee and settle in as we start the conversation with today's question: This week in Medfield, we're asking: "What are some of the best youth programs in Medfield for your kids?" Click here to answer!
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Troop 77464 visits Animal Shelter.
Twelve members of Dover-Sherborn Girl Scout Troop 77464 stopped by the Medfield Animal Shelter for a visit and to drop off donations they had collected for the pets on Wednesday. The girls are 4th graders from Sherborn and hosted a skating party for other troops to earn their community service badge and collect donations for the shelter. The girls enjoyed their visit and especially loved the attention from Ranger, an adorable Bassett/Beagle mix available for adoption. Ranger loved all the attention from them, so it was a perfect match. To search pets available for adoption at the Medfield Shelter, visit the Pet Finder website.