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Arlington Philharmonic to premiere 242 year-old work in upcoming concert with cellist Elena Ariza
ARLINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the United States premiere a composition written in 1781 by Marianna Martines, a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. Martines work is the overture to her oratorio "Isacco." This edition by the Philharmonic Orchestra's Music Director Orlando Cela aims to preserve as much as possible the intentions of the composer, and show the mastery of Martines.
Beyond Benign to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.
The Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces its fourth season (2022), with five free concerts outside Boston
LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces its fourth season, with five free concerts that look to entertain, educate, and enlighten Lowell audiences. All of the concerts are completely free, consistent with the LCO's mission to provide extraordinarily high level classical music performances and take down socio-economic barriers to access these concerts.
Team Shawnie Group asks: If a child had a pillow placed over their face when no one else was around, did...
SEEKONK Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Team Shawnie Group was founded on one basic principle. To give voice to those who struggle to be heard. We help children with disabilities gain access to a proper and legally required Individual Education Plan.
Local Watertown Boys & Girls Club Gets Green Energy with Help from Philanthropic Investment
WATERTOWN, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Watertown Boys & Girls Club, a local non-profit, has partnered with Rise Up Solar, a philanthropic solar investment firm, to turn rising energy costs into an opportunity to go green and save big with an installation by SunBug Solar, an energy consulting and installation provider in Massachusetts.
Lowell Plan Appoints Horsepower CEO Mouli Ramani, to Its Board of Directors
LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lowell Plan, Inc., a private non-profit economic development organization that ensures the City of Lowell is a successful, thriving place for all to live, learn, work, play, and grow a business in the rapidly changing global economy announced today that Mouli Ramani, CEO of Horsepower Technologies Inc., has formally joined its Board of Directors.
Beyond Benign Receives Grant from MilliporeSigma to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.
Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Enactment Of $1M In Security Funding For Massachusetts Religious, Community Institutions
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito this week (1.6.20) joined legislators, religious leaders and advocates for a ceremonial signing of key sections of the recently-enacted supplemental budget that will triple the funding available this year to help Massachusetts houses of worship and other nonprofit groups enhance their security against hate crimes and terrorist attacks.
2019 Lupus Insight Prize Awarded to Dr. Ignacio Sanz: Recognizes Studies of Harmful Immune Cells
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded its 2019 Lupus Insight Prize to Ignacio Sanz, MD, for discovering that certain little-understood immune system cells are a major source of the harmful proteins that promote lupus symptoms. His work could spark new treatments for the disease and help doctors determine which patients could benefit from current drugs.
Lupus Research Alliance joins Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston "Walk with Us to Cure Lupus" 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR's Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.
Mira Alto Foundation in Boston Presents Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week Feb 11-16
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing 'Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.' This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.
ECHO Connection CEO Andrea Barnes speaking at Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity's work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.
Third Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo comes to Boston
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year. A worldwide panel of experts, hosted by the C Diff Foundation, will gather at the 3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo in Boston on November 9, to discuss vital information for healthcare professionals.
Worcester Animal Rescue League Awarded $1,000 Grant from 'I’m Animal Friendly' License Plate Fund
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Worcester Animal Rescue League is thrilled to announce that they are a recipient of a 2015 grant from...
Cape Wildlife Center Selected for Sept. 15 Whole Foods 5-percent Day
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cape Wildlife Center, one of New England’s largest and most diverse wildlife rehabilitation facilities, has been selected as the...
Worcester Animal Rescue League 'Kitten Shower' for Spring 2015 Helps Feed Influx of Kitties
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For many animal shelters, the spring means more than just flowers and showers—it also means kitten season. While more...
Home Instead Senior Care of Greater Worcester County and MetroWest Facebook Fundraiser raises $1,177 for Worcester Animal Rescue League
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Worcester Animal Rescue League today announced that a February fundraiser brought needed support to their efforts in rescuing...
Unraveling the Mystery of the Cape's Stranded Sea Turtles at Cape Wildlife Center 'Wildlife on Tap' Lecture Series
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sea turtles were stranded on the Cape in record numbers this winter – more than 1,200 in about a...
WAGTIME 2015: Dance ‘til the Pets Get Homes! Help support non-profit Worcester Animal Rescue League
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Kick off those snow boots, slip into your dancing shoes and join us for a spectacular evening in the...
Cape Wildlife Center and Fund for Animals announce 'Seals: Beauty and the Beast' Focus of Feb. 25 Wildlife on Tap Lecture
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sharon Young, Marine Issues Field Director for the Humane Society of the United States and a former marine mammal...
Wildlife on Tap: Whale Expert Michael Moore to discuss 'How We all Kill Whales'
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of Cape Wildlife Center’s Wildlife on Tap lecture series, Dr. Michael Moore, director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Marine Mammal Center and a recognized international expert on whales, will discuss "How We All Kill Whales," Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.
Worcester Animal Rescue League invites families to Bring a Pet Home for the Holidays
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- "Everyone deserves to spend the holidays with their family and friends—our furry friends are no exception," says Worcester Animal Rescue League (WARL). WARL is having a special promotion this weekend to encourage adoptions. From Friday, December 12 through Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, adoption fees on adult cats and dogs will be lowered. And on Saturday, December 13, from 12 to 3 p.m., WARL will be hosting a special book signing by Sheri Bready Photography.
Mass. nonprofit, Room to Grow, awarded grant from Mabel Louise Riley Foundation
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Room to Grow, a nonprofit organization in Boston, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation to continue its important work providing “social work support and material resources to families raising babies in poverty during the critical first three years of life.”
Massachusetts Rep. Mannal and Senator Wolf Honored as Humane Legislators by Animal Rights Orgs
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Fund for Animals Cape Wildlife Center and The Humane Society of the United States this week announced that they have co-presented Mass. State Rep. Brian Mannal (D Barnstable) and State Senator Daniel Wolf (D Harwich) with 2014 Humane Legislator Awards.
Southwick’s Zoo Event to benefit EARTH Limited, and their mission to educate the public about animal conservation
MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Earth Bash is non-profit EARTH Limited’s biggest event of 2014. Guests can spend a special evening at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Mass. and enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment. All of the proceeds will go towards EARTH Limited, and their mission to educate the public about animal conservation and support environmental programs.
Worcester Animal Rescue League hosts the Bow Wow Luau 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The dog days of summer bring more than just sultry heat to animal shelters. As the temperatures rise, so does the need for supplies to keep sheltered dogs happy and healthy during the summer months. With the growing number of homeless dogs and puppies, these supplies are vital for improving these dogs’ quality of life. Each July, the Worcester Animal Rescue League hosts the Bow Wow Luau, a “supply raiser” to restock their pantry with items their sheltered dogs need.
Celebrate Summer Solstice 2014 with Massachusetts Zoo Animals
MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Fans of Southwick’s Zoo know how much fun it is to spend a day observing and learning about exotic animals. But most don’t get to experience the special serenity that comes over the zoo after hours, or view the animals that are more active after dinnertime. On Friday, June 20, 2014, Southwick’s Zoo invites patrons to embark on an evening adventure from 6 to 9 p.m.
Coalition for a Better Acre welcomes Ms. Yun-Ju Choi as New Executive Director
LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell today announced the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization's new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre is a nonprofit membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.
Members of non-profit EARTH Limited, Southwick’s Zoo, can visit the zoo at no cost on May 17, 2014
MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Southwick’s Zoo recently opened for the season, and has been bustling with visitors ever since. Do you prefer to visit the zoo when it is less crowded? On Saturday, May 17th, members of EARTH Limited, an environmentally-conscious non-profit located inside Southwick’s Zoo, will have the opportunity to visit the zoo at no cost from 6 to 8 p.m.
April Brings Kitten Showers: Worcester Animal Rescue League hosts annual event for 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For many animal shelters, the spring means more than just flowers and showers -- it means "kitten season." While more kittens are born in the spring, the number of homeless kittens is also on the rise, says Worcester Animal Rescue League. It can be a trying time for shelters, since so many new animals to care for means a drain on resources.
Worcester Animal Rescue League is hosting their second annual Wagtime Fundraiser March 28
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Friday, March 28, 2014, from 7 to 10 p.m., Worcester Animal Rescue League is hosting their second annual Wagtime Fundraiser. This is an opportunity for the public to get involved in helping improve the lives of animals in a new way.
Jean Yang, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority Executive Director, to Speak at Massachusetts NEEBC Luncheon
WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) will hold a Benefits Club Luncheon “Massachusetts Health Connector: Looking Back/Looking Forward”...
WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is Launching a Ten-Month Leadership Program to Develop Women in Their STEM Careers
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.
WEST Board Member, Kip Hollister is an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Award Winner
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in the Business of Science and Technology, continues its mission to bring visibility to woman leaders by nominating Kip Hollister as Entrepreneur of the Year in Service and Kip was awarded the honor. WEST demonstrated its key success factor of Visibility by nominating two advisory board members: Kip Hollister, CEO Hollister, a leading staffing firm, and Barbara Lynch, James Beard Award Winning Chef and serial restaurateur; to the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year.
WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts that ranged from grades 4 to 12. WEST taps into its community of women scientist, engineers and technologist as career mentors to hold events for young girls as well as early and mid career women.
Mass. Gov. Patrick Celebrates $32 Million In Federal Funding For Broadband
EAST SANDWICH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today joined state and local leaders on Cape Cod to celebrate a $32 million federal...
VHL Family Alliance Announces the First Guide for Kids Dealing with Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: The VHL Handbook Kids' Edition
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) announced today that the very first "VHL Handbook Kids' Edition" (ISBN: 978-1-929539-02-4) is now...
Boston's VHL Family Alliance Kicks off May Awareness Month, Announcing 8 Events Coast to Coast
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A neoburlesque sci-fi play in Providence, a Crabfest in Maryland, a music festival on Boston Common -- all to...
VHL Family Alliance Announces Free Awareness Benefit Concert in Boston Common May 23rd
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This year VHL Family Alliance will be hosting its first annual special event in honor of International VHL Day,...
VHL Family Alliance Is Partner in Rare Disease Day
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is coordinating the observance of Rare Disease Day in the United States...