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Volunteers needed for senior shoveling!

Shoveling for seniors flyer

Due to the upcoming snowstorm, we are looking for more volunteers for the Woburn Volunteers for Seniors project! Help seniors shovel their driveways and walkways - this is not only a great way to give back to your community but also a great way to earn service hours! If you're interested in helping, please contact Mollie O'Brien at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org.
 

Looking for members - Horn Pond Summer Concert Series Steering Committee!

Free concert sign for concert series

SCI is now looking for individuals in the community interested in joining this year's Horn Pond Summer Concert Series Steering Committee! Committee members will be responsible for attending meetings every 3-4 weeks, as well as general organization, publicity and set-up for the concert events.

If you are interested in joining the Steering Committee, please contact Mollie O'Brien at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org.
 

Woburn Middlesex Lions Club Annual Comedy Show

Flyer for the Woburn Middlesex Lions Club Annual Comedy Show

Please join the Woburn Middlesex Lions Club at their annual Comedy Show, this Saturday, March 4 at the Woburn Sons of Italy Hall! The doors will open at 6:30pm and the show will begin at 8. Headlining will be Woburn native, Dave Andrews, along with fellow comedians Abhishek Shah and Andrea Henry. 

A cash bar will be available and attendees are welcome to bring their own snacks/dinner into the venue! There will be some GREAT RAFFLE prizes this year, including a hotel overnight, 50/50 and "Taste of the Town" restaurant raffle. 

Tickets are $20 or $25 at the door. Please contact Donna King at donna_oneil7@yahoo.com or call 781-938-6624 to purchase tickets

Great turnout at Second Community Forum on Race Relations!

Photo of Ron Walker speaking at the Second Community Forum on Race Relations

SCI, in collaboration with the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, hosted the Second Community Forum on Race Relations which took place on Thursday, February 16 from 7-9pm. The event was a great success and there was an amazing turnout from the Woburn community and beyond! 

Please look out for the Third Community Forum on Race Relations which will be held on Thursday, April 6 from 7-9pm at the Woburn Memorial High School. This forum will focus on the action steps that we as individuals, as well as the Woburn community as a whole, can take to address issues of race relations previously discussed.

English at Large's "A Bid for Literacy" Auction is now open

English at Large logo

English at Large is looking for YOU to bid today on their online auction - all proceeds from the auction go to support programs for English language learners in 21 different communities! Included in the auction items are Red Sox and Celtics tickets, restaurant gift cards, wine selections, hotel stays, passes for local excursions and much more. 

Not only do you have the chance to win GREAT ITEMS but you will also be supporting a GREAT CAUSE that opens doors to opportunity for immigrants and refugees acrosss the Greater Boston area. Click here to bid today! The auction ends at 10pm on Monday, March 6, 2017.

American Legion and the Blues for Veterans Association host "A Night of Blues"

Please join the Blues for Veterans Association at the American Legion for a great night of music and support for our veterans! "A Night of Blues," a benefit to support our local veterans, will take place on Saturday, February 18 from 7-11:30pm at the American Legion Post 101 (199 Lexington St.).

Headlining the event will be Mr. NIck and the Dirty Tricks, and opening will be the Blue Troubadours with Larry Powers and Jack Kelly. There is limited space available. Tickets are $10/person.

Update: Date Change for the Second Community Forum on Race Relations

Flyer for Second Community Forum on Race Relations

Due to the weather forecast, the Second Community Forum on Race Relations will now be held on Thursday, February 16 from 7-9pm at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. You can download the updated flier below if you'd like to share - click "1 attachment" below, or if you are reading the full article the flier attachment can be viewed at the bottom.

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer will be hosting the Second Community Forum on Race Relations, in collaboration with Social Capital Inc. (SCI). As the second forum of its kind, we hope to delve even deeper into the issues of race relations. The forum will be in the form of small group discussions using a facilitation process that focuses on sharing and listening to each other's stories. We will discuss personal stories related to the topic and identify challenges we face here in Woburn.

People of all ages are encouraged to attend! Part of the #WoburnUnites effort. If you have any questions, please contact mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org.

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