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February 2013 Blog Posts (13)

GUNS DON’T KILL PEOPLE, THE MEDIA KILLS PEOPLE

The Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University presents Guns Don't Kill People, The Media Kills People with John Rosenthal andCharlton McIlwain; moderated by Edward Powell. Thursday, March 21, 6:30-8:00 pm. Admission is free and open to all. Suffolk University Law School, McLaughlin Moot Court Room, 120 Tremont St., Boston. Wheelchair accessible and conveniently located near the Park St. MBTA Station. For…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 28, 2013 at 9:41pm — No Comments

snow removal

Thank you so much for the prompt and helpful service with our parking lot after the big storm. I couldn't get my snowblower started and after nearly ruining my back trying to start it I really appreciated the help-even though only one person showed up. She did a great job.

Added by jay dexter on February 26, 2013 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

Please let us know how we can make SnowCrew better

Neighbors,

We'd appreciate it if you took a couple moments to tell us what tell what you think is working well about SnowCrew and where we need to focus our attention to make it better. 

Here is an idea of the kind of feedback we are looking for:

  1. If you requested shoveling assistance, how did requesting help go? Was anything confusing, do we need better instructions - something else?
  2. If you signed up to be notified when someone near you requests help, how…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 22, 2013 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

notloB Parlour Concerts presents Fellswater, 2/23, JP

notloB Parlour Concerts presents
Fellswater 
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, JP

Doors 7:30, Concert 8:00
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Added by Jeff Boudreau on February 19, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Help a Girl Realize Her Potential

Ever think about becoming a Big Sister?  Now could be the time! Big Sister Association of Greater Boston has been serving girls for 61 years and is commited to helpling girls in the 69 cities, towns, and communities of Greater Boston realize their potential.

 

Our programs include:

 

School-Based Mentoring: For women 18+.  This one-to-one mentoring program matches women mentors with girls in elementary school (grades 2-8).  Big and Little Sisters engage in…

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Added by Big Sister Association of GB on February 14, 2013 at 4:29pm — No Comments

SNOWCREW: List of Neighbors Who Still Need to Be Dug Out 3.10.2013 7:00PM

We've made awesome progress today. In total 26 neighbors have been dug out. 8 More still need help, 2 of which are out of state (we'll help anyone who asks). 

Boston:

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 10, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

SNOWCREW: List of Neighbors Who Still Need to Be Dug Out

Hey Neighbors,

There are many elderly and disabled neighbors who still need our help. In total, together we/SnowCrew have dug out 11 neighbors but there all these folks below still need out help.

Please pitch in where you can. Your help give these neighbors freedom, access to food and medicine, and greatly reduces their anxiety. 

Allston-Brighton:

  • 6 Melton Rd Brighton, MA Allston-Brighton MA…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 10, 2013 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

SnowCrew Recap 2.9.2013L Thank You Shovelers, SeeClickFix and HolonDesign.com

Neighbor,

Today was a day many of us will remember for some time. In addition to digging yourselves out, many of you opted to help dig out your neighbors in need through SnowCrew. 

In total, there have been 26 requests for assistance shoveling. Today, 9 homes/cars were dug out, 2 are still underway, and 16 others still need to be shoveled. 

I want to give a special shot out to Jen Barnes, from HolonDesign.com who…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How to Find out Which of Your Neighbors Need Assistance During the Blizzard

Neighbors,

It just got a lot easier to find out which of your nearby neighbors need help during and after the blizzard. 

Fill out this form now to be notified when an elderly, disabled, or sick neighbor near you submits a request for assistance. 

Then, if you are willing…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 6:48pm — No Comments

MEDIA ADVISORY: SnowCrew - Free Shoveling Assistance for the Elderly, Disabled, and Sick in Boston

MEDIA ADVISORY 3.8.2013

Contact: Joseph Porcelli

Phone: 857-222-4420

Email: Jporcelli@neighborsforneighbors.org

NEIGHBORSFORNEIGHBORS.ORG ACTIVATES SNOWCREW

A FREE SELF-SERVE ONLINE SHOVELING TOOL FOR THE EDERLY, DISABLED, AND…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments

The top 10 Questions to Ask Yourself and Your Neighbors BEFORE the Blizzard

Neighbors,

By most accounts, it's going to snow a lot on Friday and Saturday - 18 to 24 inches. 

Here are the top 10 questions to ask yourself and your neighbors before the storm:

  1. Do we have enough food and water to last three day?
  2. Do we have have working flashlights and extra batteries?
  3. Do we have all the medications we need?
  4. Do we have enough heating fuel?
  5. Are our smoke and carbon monoxide detectors working?
  6. Does my…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 7, 2013 at 8:54am — 3 Comments

Shall we dig each other out? Near blizzard conditions with 1 to 2 feet of snow Friday night

Neighbors,

A massive snow storm is expected to hit Boston this Friday and dump 1 to 2 feet of snow!

While snow storms can be fun, they can also cause a lot hardship for our elderly, disabled, and sick neighbors as snow makes it very difficult to for them to get basics such as food, medicine, and getting around town.

Utilizing…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 6, 2013 at 5:04pm — 3 Comments

Child Care Openings in Roslindale

The Roslindale Community Center has openings in several of its child educational or after-school programs.

All programs are Early Education and Care (EEC) Certified.

Tiny Tots Pre-Kindergarten - 8 am to 12 noon weekdays

2-day (Tu-Th), 3-day (M-W-F), 5-Day (M-F)

$25/day ($22/day for 5-day program)

Sibling rates available for additional Children.

After School day…

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Added by Dennis Kirkpatrick on February 3, 2013 at 4:50pm — No Comments

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