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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2009 at 10:23pm —
Idealist.org and Boston University are organizing a Nonprofit Career Fair on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 from 11am-3pm.
At the career fair job seekers can:
• Connect with a variety of nonprofit organizations and learn about their programs, open positions, internships and volunteer opportunities.
• Meet face-to-face with employers and distribute resumes
• Attend free information sessions on career search topics
For more information, and to register,… Continue
Added by Joe on February 6, 2009 at 3:06pm —
Here is a great event happening in our neighborhood this weekend!
826 Boston Writing Program to celebrate their published writers!
In celebration of "Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country" 826 Boston will be hosting a book reading and signing on Saturday, February 7th, 2009 at 11:00 am, in collaboration with the Egleston Square Branch Library. Join us at 2044 Columbus Ave to hear the wisdom of our student writers and pick up your copy of the book!
Added by Colleen Keller on February 5, 2009 at 3:38pm —
I just received this email from Jenna at changemakers.net. Unfortunately, Neighbors for Neighbors, was not selected as a finalist. I am very grateful and honored by your support. In total we received 163 votes and were rate 4.9 out of 5 total stars.
Please do check out the amazing ideas that made the final cut. Here is what she wrote:
I write you today with the list of finalists from We Media “The Power of Us” Challenge. In… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 4, 2009 at 6:06pm —
Here is an opportunity to honor a business or neighbor for their efforts
in helping make Boston a greener city.
See the nomination link below for the Mayor's 3nd Annual Green Business,
Residential, and Bike Awards!
To find more information and to download and submit forms, please go to
the City's website:
Have a great week.
Added by Colleen Keller on February 4, 2009 at 11:51am —
Hi all! Hospitality Homes is extremely excited to have our own Program Manager, Christine, running the Boston Marathon to raise money for Hospitality! Please check out Christine's blog page about the upcoming race...This is a great way to support Hospitality.
We are also looking for anyone who wants to come cheer Christine on during the race (April 20, 2009) by… Continue
Added by Hospitality Homes on February 2, 2009 at 11:21am —
Neighbors, this is a terrific course offered by BPD! I highly recommend it!
“Empowering Women Through Self Defense”
The R.A.D. Systems of Self-Defense are the official self-defense training programs of the National Academy of Defense Education. The (RAD) Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 29, 2009 at 6:06pm —
I just realized I sent you the members of the his network two emails in one day. In my rush to get the word out about the 50K opportunity, I neglected to take into account you'd receive two emails from me.
Please accept my apology!
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 22, 2009 at 1:16pm —
Late last night a friend of mine told me about a very cool contest by We Media and Ashoka's Changemakers. They are searching to find the best new ideas for inspiring a better world through media and technology. They are looking for business and non-profit ideas and will award $50,000 in seed funding to the innovators who can bring the best ideas to life.
I submitted an application early this morning (thanks to Adrian D for editing) to expand our Neighbors for… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 22, 2009 at 12:38pm —
While down in DC, producing the live video feed from inaugural events (watch here if you missed it www.servicenation.org), I had an idea. My idea is to create Neighbors TV and have you the neighbors, produce the show! It's live right now, go ahead and share something with our community. It's so easy you won't believe it.
To produce a show go to http://www.neighborsforneighbors.org and click on the Produce tab in the Kyte player and type in the code 0213. You'll… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 22, 2009 at 9:11am —
Laurie Goldsmith (guitar) and Nancy Loedy (saxaphone) are two longtime female JP residents with over 30 years combined experience as professional musicians, available as a duo, trio or quartet. We play swing, bossa and blues, perfect for parties, opennings, brunches, ceremonies, receptions etc. We have already played at many events right here in town with rave reviews!! Check out The JP Jazztet at www.myspace.com/jpjazztet for photos, bio, music clips and reviews! Professional, affordable and… Continue
Added by The JP Jazztet on January 19, 2009 at 8:01pm —
CITY OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
Office of the Mayor
Thomas M. Menino
For Immediate Release For More Information Contact
January 14, 2009 Press Office, 617-635-4461
***Dangerous Cold Weather Alert***
Temperatures to be near zero this week; City urges residents to stay warm, practice caution in using portable heating devices
Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced today that the City of Boston is taking all steps to keep residents safe in… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 14, 2009 at 5:10pm —
Every time our nation has faced crisis, our national experience has shown Americans rise to the challenge. While government has an important role to play in helping rekindle our economy and addressing the problems our country faces, President-elect Obama believes each of us, as Americans, has a responsibility to do what we can for our communities and fellow citizens. The United States is once again at a crossroads and that is why the President-elect hopes to use the… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 7, 2009 at 3:30pm —
Welcome to 2009! I am pleased to report that after we sent out email that the Holiday Drive was not doing so well the funds poured in. THANK YOU!
Below are some pictures I took. More too come later.
Find more photos like this on Neighbors for Neighbors JP
Here is brief financial report.
In total we collected:… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 5, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Boston Public Schools Canceled Monday and Tuesday
Reopen After holiday on Jan. 5th
In anticipation of dangerous icy conditions after an over night freeze, city officials have canceled all Boston public schools for Monday. Because of the upcoming holiday school will be closed on Tuesday as well – opening schools for one day would be a waste of city resources. Students will return to classes after the winter break on January 5th.
Temperatures are expected to drop… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 21, 2008 at 9:31pm —
2/18/2008 - Released by Mayor's Office
For more information contact Press Office
Boston Public Schools canceled for tomorrow, snow emergency in effect at 9 a.m.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced today the city’s preparations for the expected snow storm due tomorrow afternoon. A snow emergency and parking ban will be in effect starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow Additionally, all Boston public schools have been canceled for the day. The National Weather Service has indicated… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 19, 2008 at 1:08pm —
As many of you know, the Neighbors for Neighbors JP (NFN) 4th annual Holiday Drive will come to a close this Saturday, December 20th.
During this season, we seek to help families in our community celebrate the holidays by purchasing toys and warm clothing to keep our littlest neighbors safe from the cold. This year, our project is to raise money to purchase gifts for children who attend JP's Kennedy School. We have also partnered with our local police to… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 17, 2008 at 4:10pm —
Check this out. Lets organize some service projects to 1/19/2008. Create an event now!
Check out this great article that was just forwarded to me on http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com
December 17, 2008, 10:33 am
Obama Calls for National Day of Service
By Katharine Q.… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 17, 2008 at 12:44pm —
A few quick action items and reminders for this holiday season:
First off, I hope you can all contribute to the Neighbors for Neighbors Holiday…
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 7, 2008 at 11:00pm —
No really, that one, you know the famous designer and philanthropist, are celebrating the launch of his new book "Awearness?"
Please come join us and meet Kenneth Cole, and other cool service oriented (and stylish) people at 6:00 pm on Nov 20, 2008 at Kenneth Cole New York at Copley Place Mall.
There will be mingling, food, music by DJ K.C. Hallet (a neighbor) one New England's hotest DJ's, opportunities to learn about… Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on November 12, 2008 at 4:03pm —