Wednesday, December 12, 2012
There are still eight names left on the Angel Tree at Needham Bank. Toys are due back to the bank by Dec. 17.
The community of Medfield has been extremely supportive of the Angel Tree Program but your help is still needed. There are still eight Angel tags remaining on the tree at Needham Bank with the deadline to purchase and return the gifts less than one week away. All gifts need to be purchased, wrapped and placed under the tree at Needham Bank on or before Monday, Dec. 17. Please consider stopping by Needham Bank on Main Street and taking an Angel tag. Your kindness will be greatly appreciated by the Medfield Youth Outreach workers and the children who will benefit by your generosity.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Angel Tree Program is up and running at Needham Bank. The community's help is needed to meet the needs of 140 children this year.
The Medfield Youth Outreach department is once again giving the community the opportunity to help a Medfield child or teen in need this holiday season through the Angel Tree Program at Needham Bank. On the tree, you will find a paper angel with a gift request on it. Simply take an angel and fulfill the request most of which are for an item of $35 or less. The wrapped item should be returned to the bank by 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 17. The Angel Tree’s mission is to provide one "want" and one "need" to a Medfield child or teen during the holiday season. The program has grown to include the support of various other sources and, thanks to community assistance, it has also been able to grow its ability to meet the needs of local families who …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Personal Best Karate will host "Infractions" at tonight’s Concert at the Gazebo as part of MEMO's Summer Concert Series.
The band "Infractions” will headline tonight’s annual summer concert series, sponsored by MEMO (the Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization) and Needham Bank, its corporate sponsor. Personal Best Karate will host tonight’s event. Infractions is a seven-member ensemble, started in 1990, that features a three-piece horn section known as “the Happening Horns” and a four-piece rhythm section. The band’s music ranges from Funk and Hip Hop to contemporary Ska and Swing combined with 70’s and 80’s favorites. Click here for a preview of tonight's sound. Infractions founder Brian Stratton is a record producer, educated at Berklee School of Music and the Conservatory of Music. His music has been placed in both movies and TV shows. Newest …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Needham Bank has made a donation as part of MAP's Quest Capital Campaign. The Memorial School MAP site will undergo extensive repairs this summer.
Needham Bank is proud to announce its support of the Medfield Afterschool Program (MAP) by contributing $8,000 toward capital repairs to the program’s Memorial School site. Needham Bank has five branches throughout the greater Boston area, including one in Medfield. MAP is a parent-based non-profit after school program established to provide quality care to children in grades K-8 enrolled in Medfield Public schools. The program offers a variety of enrichment activities and services to more than 300 children annually at its four sites. A capital needs assessment has determined that the Memorial School site, located on North Street, is in need of extensive wall repair to counteract trapped water. Work slated to begin at the end of June …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Needham Bank is sponsoring the June 8 fundraiser at the Zullo Gallery featuring Medfield Music director Doug Olsen.
After witnessing the talents first-hand of Medfield's jazz students at the recent Jazz Night, Needham Bank has put its support behind Music Director Doug Olsen’s fundraising show for the Zullo Gallery on Friday, June 8, in addition to the MEMO concert series kicking off with the jazz band’s performance at the Gazebo on June 14. “The Medfield jazz band has had an amazing year, and the students are fortunate to have Doug Olsen leading it. He is both a dedicated director and a talented musician in his own right,” said Steven Walls, branch manager of Medfield Needham Bank. “The Zullo show on June 8 with Doug in his jazz quintet will not only help the gallery, but give the community the rare opportunity to see his own talents on the trumpet. We…
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Many gathered Monday at Vine Lake Cemetery to listen to author, Dr. Samuel A. Forman speak about Medfield's own "Daughter of Liberty," Mercy Scollay, and receive the new cemetery map.
On Patriots' Day in Medfield, under a hot sun and 85 degree temperatures, author Samuel A. Forman stood near the gravesite of Mercy Scollay in Vine Lake Cemetery. Forman was dressed in period militia uniform and had just returned from the Battle Green in Lexington. He spent the morning in Lexington as a Minuteman reenactor, battling the British. "I am sad to report that we lost to the British again; for the 237th time," he said. Forman is a physician, historian, educator, and author of "Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, and the Birth of American Liberty." As part of the Vine Lake Preservation Trust Patriots' Day event, Forman travelled to Medfield to honor Miss Mercy Scollay, read some of her works, and gave a …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Medfield's annual Jazz Night, presented by Needham Bank, will feature the Medfield High School Jazz Band and Grammy-nominated trombonist Conrad Herwig on May 30 at 7 p.m. in the Lowell Mason Auditorium of Medfield High School.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
This year’s Jazz Night, presented by Needham Bank, will feature internationally renowned, three-time Grammy nominee and New York jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig, who will perform with the award-winning Medfield High School jazz band, at the Medfield High School Lowell Mason Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. Herwig has performed and recorded with such jazz greats as Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra and Tito Puente. He currently performs with the Mingus Big Band. The Medfield High School Jazz Band took home the first-place “Big Band” award at the Mingus competition in New York last year; earned an outstanding soloist award at this year’s Mingus event; and is only one of 15 high school jazz bands selected from across the country and Canada …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Contribution to fund historical tour map of Medfield’s Vine Lake Cemetery.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
NEEDHAM – Needham Bank, with five branches throughout the greater Boston area, is proud to announce its support of Medfield's Vine Lake Preservation Trust. Needham Bank’s contribution will be used to underwrite the cost of design and production of “Walk Among the Shadows,” the first self-guided tour map of the Old Section in Medfield’s Vine Lake Cemetery, which is designated a National Historic Place by the National Park Service. “Needham Bank is greatly appreciated and recognized for its continuing support of the Trust’s initiatives to interpret the cultural and historical resources within the 361 year-old cemetery,” said Rob Gregg, President of Vine Lake Preservation Trust. “The Bank’s generosity makes possible the completion of a goal …
Monday, December 5, 2011
Needham Bank, 520 Main St., hosting the Angel Tree this year.
The Medfield Youth Outreach department is giving the community the opportunity to meet a Medfield child or teen's want or need this holiday season. Needham Bank, 520 Main St., hosting the Angel Tree this year. On the tree, you will find a paper angel with a gift request on it. Simply take an angel and fulfill the request. Most requests are for an item $35 or less. The wrapped item should be returned by Dec. 14th to the bank. The Angel Tree Program was started in the mid 1990's by Dot Steves, the former Branch Manager of the former Ben Franklin Bank and the Medfield Youth Outreach office. In 2009, the Tree was moved to Needham Bank when they graciously stepped up to accept the tree when it lost it's home. This year, 150 angels were …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Here's a look at the day ahead.
Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Today's Forecast: Tuesday's weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for sunny, with a high near 61. West wind between 8 and 16 mph. Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 41. West wind between 5 and 9 mph. Notable Events: Medfield High School Warriors' Tuesday: Fun Fact of the Day: The shortest war on record was fought between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes. Get Medfield Patch headlines in your Newsfeed on Facebook, search Medfield Patch and click "Like" or follow us on Twitter @MedfieldPatch.