SCI AmeriCorps Recruiting for Half-Year Positions

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SCI AmeriCorps is currently recruiting applicants for a number of half-year positions which will be starting in January. Some open positions include the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn, the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham and Wakefield, and Groundwork Lawrence. Applicants to these positions will be asked to serve 900 hours between January - June of 2017. 

Click here to learn more about the open SCI AmeriCorps positions. If you have any questions, or would like to apply to a position, please email Leah Mulrenan at americorps@socialcapitalinc.org. 
 

Career Open House at the North Suburban YMCA

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The North Suburban YMCA will be hosting a Career Open House this Thursday, December 8 from 4pm-6pm. The open house will focus on a number of early education career opportunities that are currently open at the YMCA. Some full and part-time positions include:

- Early Education Directors
- Preschool Teachers
- Infant/Toddler Teachers
- After School Group Educators
- Child Watch Staff

The event will be held at 137 Lexington St. in Woburn. Click here to directly apply to a position
 

Celebrate #GivingTuesday Today!

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Today we celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Its meant to kick off the charitable season, when people around the world focus on the holidays and end-of-year giving. SCI encourages everyone to get involved in their community and give back in whatever way they can.

One way to impact your community, and communities throughout the Eastern Massachusetts region, is to donate to Social Capital Inc. (SCI). With your support, we are able to impact communities through various initiatives, from promoting understanding and cultural awareness, to youth leadership and healthy-eating programs. Click here to donate to SCI. We appreciate any and all support! 
 

13th Annual Army-Navy Football Luncheon

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Scoreboard Sports Bar and Grill will be hosting this year's 13th Annual Army-Navy Football Luncheon on Saturday, December 10 starting at 2pm. The fundraiser luncheon is held to support Operation Santa - Massachusetts, which is a program partnered by the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation and the Military Friends Foundation. All proceeds for the fundraiser go towards providing holiday gift cards for children of deployed and/or fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.

Tickets to attend the fundraiser start at $20 and include a buffet lunch, silent auction, and raffle. Sponsorships can also be purchased for $525, which includes 4 tickets, a private VIP reception with special guests in attendance, and your company logo on the sponsor banner.
 

Woburn's Annual Festival on the Common

Woburn Festival on the Common

The annual Festival on the Common is coming up on Saturday, November 26th and you are invited! Join your neighbors on the Common for great events and activities. The event is at downtown Woburn Square and it's completely free! There will also be a food court hosted by local groups. The festival starts at 3pm and runs until 6:30pm.

Line-up for Saturday's event:

3:00 Commencement
3:25 Cub Scouts
3:30 Woburn Host Lions
3:45 Real School of Music
4:00 Santa arrives
4:05 Woburn High School A Capella Choir
4:20 Mishawum Choral
4:35 Real School of Music
4:50 Girl Scouts
5:15 Mayor Reads: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
5:30 Lighting on the Common
5:40 Just dancing
6:00 Shine On Dance Studio
6:15 Wind down - wrapping it up
6:30 Raffle drawing
 

Fifth Annual Running of the Bulls Road Race

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The Tanner Ta Ta Foundation, a local breast cancer organization that supports women and families after a diagnosis, will be hosting its fifth annual Running of the Bull's Race & Walk Fundraiser. The race will take place this Sunday, November 27 at 11 am, beginning at Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill, 15 Middlesex Canal Park in Woburn.

There will be a health walk starting at 11 am, as well as the 3-mile race starting at 11:30am. Tickets are $10 for the kids race (aged 13-18) and $20 for the adult race (pre-registration). Tickets on race day are $25 per adult. All proceeds will benefit the Tanner Ta Ta Foundation. 
 

Looking for youth interested in panel on race relations!

Youth engaging in conversation

SCI Woburn, in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Club, is planning a youth event on the topic of race relations in Woburn. We are seeking youth volunteers who would be interested in acting as panelists for the event. We are hoping to recruit 4-5 panelists in total. Their role in the discussion will be to respond to a series of questions regarding the topic of racism locally, thus facilitating an open dialogue with the audience.

If you are interested in volunteering as a youth panelist, or you know of anyone who might be a good fit, please contact Mollie O'Brien at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org. 

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