5 Things Sept. 16: Animal Imitations, Boston College High Awards and More

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1. High near 71, low around 41
Today will be sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind will be 5 to 8 mph. Tonight will be clear, with a low around 41. West wind will be around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

2. Animal imitations of Make We Music Ensemble
The members of the Make We Music Ensemble will use their talents to imitate a variety of animals with early wind instruments and voices and tell stories 2 p.m. at Trinitarian Congregational Church. The purpose of this performance is to raise awareness for the kind and ethical treatment of animals and serves as a fundraiser for the Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary. Admission is a good will donation. For more information visit http://­www.­makewe­music.­com.

3. Concert at Comcast
Comcast Center will host a KISS and Motley Crue concert starting 7:30 p.m. Be sure to adjust your driving route accordingly to avoid traffic.

4. Norton residents receive Boston College High award
William J. Kemeza, president of Boston College High School, announced that Norton residents Nicholas McMahon and Leo Catinella recently won special awards at an assembly to honor BC High undergraduates. McMahon, Class of 2013, won the Stephen J. Collins Scholarship –Foreign Exchange award. Catinella, Class of 2015, won the Excellence awards in Biology I, Chinese I and English I.

5. Person and Business of the Year
The United Regional Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2012 Person and Business of the Year. The awards will be presented at The United Regional Chamber’s Annual Dinner Nov.15. The Person of the Year award is bestowed on a member who is committed to the overall mission of the Chamber of Commerce and who has made a positive impact on the community as a whole. The Business of the Year award is presented to a member company which has staying power as an established business, increase in sales as an indication of continued growth, and innovativeness of product or service offered. Some of the criteria considered include employees donating their time and talents to community projects, fundraising, or other activities for the betterment of the entire community. Find the nomination form at www.unitedregionalchamber.org in the resources tab or call 508-222-0801, 508-528-2800 or 508-695-6011 to request one.


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