Albert Manganello has been recognized by The Medfield Foundation for 40 years of work with Medfield's military veterans.
The following press release was submitted by The Medfield Foundation. The Medfield Foundation proudly recognizes Albert Manganello, Jr. with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award for his four-decade long life work to benefit all things for all Medfield veterans. Medfield Veteran Service Officer Ron Griffin put it perfectly when he said, “From breaking ground at Baxter Park to coordinating the Senior Christmas party, Al's fingerprints are on every veteran related town project. His foot turned over the first shovel of dirt when the American Legion Post was relocated from the old GAR building on Pleasant Street to its present location at Peter Kristof Way. Again it was his shovel, when ground breaking began on Baxter Park. Though this Veterans…
Medfield and area volunteers gathered for a day of work with the Trustees of Reservations and REI
on National Trails Day on June 4.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
On Saturday, June, 4, 43 volunteers arrived at The Trustees’ Rocky Woods reservation in Medfield, ready to work hard for a good cause on National Trails Day. These volunteers, including young children, adults and families, came from Medfield and other local communities to roll up their sleeves and give the trails at Rocky Woods some much needed TLC. After receiving safety training, volunteers were split into five work groups and dispersed throughout the 491 acres of Rocky Woods. Each group was assigned a section of trails and given a task, including trail blazing, invasive species removal, waterbar cleaning and reconstruction, clearing of debris from trails and covering up trails, which were no longer designated for use. Since 1993, the …
Lowell Mason Foundation asking for volunteers to clear snow from site of future Lowell Mason House on Green Street at 1 p.m. today.
A second effort is needed Sunday afternoon to clear snow from the new basement of the future site of the Lowell Mason House after volunteers gathered Saturday to clean up the area of 39 Green St. "I helped out at the future Lowell Mason House site [Saturday] morning and afternoon along with many others," said Medfield Chief of Police Robert Meaney Jr. "There is another effort needed that is scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. The concrete forms and construction debris were cleared out but what remains is a large pile of snow in the middle of the basement." Meaney said Saturday's volunteers shoveled the snow from the edges to a pile in the middle of the basement and "now needs to be removed from the basement and away from the foundation so the …