5 Things Sept. 24: Moms Paddle, Joe Andruzzi Foundation and More
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1. High near 68, low around 42
There will be increasing clouds with a high near 68. Northwest wind will be 3 to 8 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 42. Southwest wind will around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
2. Moms Paddle
Norton Kayak Company and Norton Parks and Recreation Department will host a Moms Paddle 5 p.m. today. This event is for ages 12 and older. Cost is $55 per adult, $50 per teen and $50 for seniors.
3. Financial Aid and Your Retirement
A financial aid information night will be held 6 p.m. at Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, 280 School St, Mansfield. Campus Bound President Gregg Cohen and a local financial planner will present on various topics surrounding financial aid including methods for saving for college, integrating cost considerations in college search, financial aid and understanding the impact of college costs to retirement. For more information or to register contact Beth Farias at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-337-6600.
4. National Grid to donate to Joe Andruzzi Foundation
National Grid has pledged to donate $700 to the Joe Andruzzi Foundation’s (JAF) Patient Touchdown Program every time Tom Brady throws a regular season touchdown pass. National Grid will also match public donations, dollar for dollar up to $75,000, to the Foundation’s “Touchdowns by Tom” campaign. As part of the partnership, National Grid will also host patient families at each New England home game through 98.5 The Sports Hub Patriots Radio Network and CBS Radio Boston. For more information visit http://joeandruzzifoundation.org/wp/touchdownsbytom/
5. Inspiring Experts scholarships available
Randstad, an HR services and staffing company, is sponsoring an Inspiring Experts scholarship video contest. The contest asks college students and professionals to create a short, two minute video explaining why they are passionate about their current career path and then promote their videos via Facebook and Twitter to garner votes. The overall goal of the contest is to draw attention to the impending skills gap and encourage the future workforce to consider careers in high demand even in a slow economy. Multiple scholarships for up to $10,000 will be awarded along with cash and iPads for qualifying entries. You can learn more about the program here.