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Wakefield is a desirable suburban residential community situated in Middlesex County in eastern Massachusetts. The town is governed by a well informed public spirited citizenry interested in maintaining the natural beauty of the town as well as providing a high quality of services and facilities.

The town has diversification of industry and employment is high. The central business district along Main Street is home to banks, public buildings, specialty shops and professional offices.

Adding to the town’s attractiveness are its two lakes. They are Crystal Lake used as a water supply source and Lake Quannapowitt. This three mile lake is a popular area for skating and fishing, walking and jogging. Town residents confidently and proudly assert that Wakefield is a well managed community.

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Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan
Age Limit: All Ages

Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan



When: Apr 10, 2015 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Apr 2015 20 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Sep 26, 2014 1 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13 )
Glass Onion


When: Oct 17, 2014 8:29:00 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:29:00 )
Mystic Runners


When: Dec 31, 2015 9 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Sep 5, 2014 12 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12 )
RIM Walk 2014

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: Registration begins at 10am, Walk kicks off at 10:30am
Location: Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield (meet at Gazebo)
Registration Fee: $35 (Kids 12 & under walk for free when accompanied by an adult; Teens 13-18 may use pledges to cover their registration fee)

The RIM Walk is a public event to raise awareness about issues related to refugees, asylum seekers, and asylees on both a global and local scale. The Walk will showcase the impact of RIMs programs and provide walkers with an opportunity to be engaged as global citizens.

Registered walk participants will receive a free RIM T-shirt while they last.

100% of registration fees will be used to support RIM clients.

Why should you get involved?

100% of the funds raised for the RIM Walk will go towards supporting RIM programs that help asylum seekers.

RIM programs provide community-based support for asylum seekers to access housing, employment, medical attention, education, and English-language tutoring services.

Your donation can make a substantial difference in the lives of the asylum seekers who are living in our community.

  • $50 buys food for a week
  • $75 buys a T-pass
  • $900 pays for a month's rent


Can't be there for our Walk? Be there in spirit by making a donation.100% of Walk donations go to supporting RIM programs that help asylum seekers in Eastern Massachusetts.



When: Oct 18, 2014 10 AM to Oct 18, 2014 1 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10 )
Freedom 5k!!!

The Freedom 5k is an offically timed race but there is room for everyone. Run, walk or strolll in this race to take steps to end trafficking. The Freedome 5k is hosted by Valid8, Inc. and is a fun walk/race to raise awareness of domestic sex trafficking on the North Shore and in the Greater Boston Area. Last year more than 3,000 teenagers were trafficked from Boston, some were trafficked to Bangkok and others to Danvers, Lynn, Roxbury and Wesley.100% of the proceeds go to Route One Ministry and their effort to bring healing and care to womenexploited by commercial sex industry.

The Freedom 5k race will start at 10am. Sign-in and day-of-registration will open at 9:00am. There will be a cash raffle for prizes, including a $50 gift card to The Cheesecake Factory,Boston Red Sox autographed photo,and more!!

Come Early ...

Kids Race- where everyones a winner!

Free Sports Massage

OFFICALLY TIMED RACE!

First 100 registered particapantreceive a free t-shirt.

So, go ahead and register today.

If you have further questions please email routeoneministry@gmail.com

Excited to see you there!



When: Oct 11, 2014 10 AM to Oct 11, 2014 12 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10 )
Katie O'Brien


When: Sep 20, 2014 9 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21 )
ADFP Greater Boston September 2014 Meeting

College Planning and Divorce

One of the more overlooked areas of financial planning in general (and divorce planning in particular), is the subject of college planning. Since "college" is often excluded from consideration in many state divorce statutes, the topic is oftenoverlooked by clients and their attorneys, but can have significant financial impact, not only on the family's future financial goals, but also on the college student's own life.

A divorce financial professional can add significant value to their services by educating their divorcing clients on how divorce affects college aid and planning. Many divorce financial professionals (as well as financial advisors in general) do not have a solid working knowledge of how financial aid is calculated or how college costs are met during the college years. This workshop will discuss the college financial aid and aid application process as well as how to incorporate college costs and considerations into your divorce planning for those clients with college-bound children. Strategies to consider and pitfalls to avoid will be included in the discussion.


Brief Bullet Points of Presentation:

  • Overview of College Cost Issues

  • Understanding Financial Aid Options for the Three Categories of Families

  • Financial Aid, EFC and the Eligibility Formulas (Federal versus Institutional Methods)

  • The Aid Application Process: Who Should Fill Out the Forms and Why

  • Application of Planning for All Income Levels

  • How Divorce Affects Aid Eligibility and College Planning

  • Divorce and Impact on Base Year Financial Aid Considerations

  • Strategies Beyond Financial Aid: Dealing with High Income Families

  • Effective Strategies to Maximize Aid and Case Study

Featuring: Steve Stanganelli, CFP, CRPC, NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor is principal of CollegeCashPro.com, a unit of fee-only financial planning firm Clear View Wealth Advisors, LLC with offices in Amesbury, Newburyport, Wilmington and Burlington. Steve is a member of the Association of Divorce Financial Planners and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council. He has also compleged training as a Financial Neutral.



When: Sep 4, 2014 12 PM to Sep 4, 2014 2 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12 )
Glass Onion


When: Sep 5, 2014 8:29:00 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:29:00 )
Advances in Pediatric Healthcare 2014

Pediatric care is changing and improving all the time, and it can be difficult for doctors, nurses and others to stay on top of newest practices, treatments and approaches. Professionals are challenged to stay current on the innovations and advances that can lead to better outcomes and improve the quality of care for children. Whats more, it can be hard to find time to truly explore important issues such as medical ethics, office practice, medical homes and well care.

Schedule:

7:308:20 a.m. Sign-in and Reception

8:208:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview

Alan D. Woolf, MD, MPH

Plenary Session I
Critical Issues in Gastrointestinal Diseases
Moderator: Laurie Fishman, MD

8:309:05 a.m. GERD vs. Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Diagnostic & Management Options
Eitan Rubinstein, MD

9:059:10 a.m. Q&A

9:109:45 a.m. Is it GI Disease or an Eating Disorder?
Elana Bern, MD

9:459:50 a.m. Q&A

9:5010:25 a.m. Bariatric Surgery: Is it the Right Option for my Patient?
Nirav Desai, MD

10:2510:30 a.m. Q&A

10:3010:45 a.m. Break

Plenary Session 2

Nutritional Issues in GI Medicine
Moderator: Laurie Fishman, MD

10:4511:20 a.m. Infant and Pediatric Formula Selection: Whats Best?
Sharon Weston, RD

11:2011:25 a.m. Q&A

11:2511:55 p.m. New Approaches to Celiac Disease
Dascha Weir, MD

11:55 a.m.noon Q&A
noon12:45 p.m. Keynote Luncheon Address

12:451:30 p.m. Communication & Teamwork
Kevin Churchwell, MD

1:301:45 p.m. Break, Walk to Workshops
Afternoon Workshops (please choose one)

1:453:30 p.m.

A. Cases from Primary Care
Co-Facilitators: Joanne Cox, MD; Kathleen Conroy, MD

B. Community-Based Care: Children with Complex Medical Needs
Co-Facilitators: Romi Webster, MD; Laurie Glader, MD

C. Treating Childhood Asthma in the Community
Facilitator: Kenan Haver, MD

D. Otitis Media & Serous Otitis in Children: An Update Facilitator: Kenneth Whittemore, MD

E. Transitioning Patients from Pediatric to Adult Care Providers

Facilitator: Laurie Fishman, MD

3:303:45 p.m. Complete and Return Evaluations

Advances in Pediatric Healthcare:

This course addresses these challenges. Presenting a wide range of information on advances in pediatric health care, this course will:

  • Help participants gain a deeper understanding
    of such pediatric GI conditions as celiac disease,
    eosinophilic esophagitis, and GERD

  • Help participants counsel families more effectively
    regarding such pediatric GI issues as selection of
    the right infant formulas or the role of bariatric
    surgery in pediatric medicine

  • Host workshops on such pediatric topics as
    primary care, asthma management, treatment of
    otitis, managing the child with complex medical
    needs, and transitioning children with chronic
    illnesses from pediatric to adult care

Target audiences:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants

These clinicians may be in private practice, in group practices or within an academic medical setting in the New England region.

Accreditation:

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to providing continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for the maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACGME competencies:

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies: patient care, professionalism, interpersonal and communication skills, systems-based practice, and medical knowledge.



When: Nov 5, 2014 7 AM to Nov 5, 2014 3 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: 100.00 true Individual Ticket 100.00

90.00 true Earlybird Ticket 90.00

(Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07 )
Craig LaGrassa
Lost by Choice band at the Clarion 9pm

When: Oct 18, 2014 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20 )
Cactus and Succulent Show
Huge CACTUS and SUCCULENT SHOW Americal Civic Center, Wakefield Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14 Thousands of rare and exotic cacti and succulents on display. Also, many plants for sale, including winter hardy cacti that will grow in Massachusetts! More Information at CSSMA.ORG

When: Sep 13, 2014 9 AM to Sep 13, 2014 5 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09 )
Holiday Craft Fair
"Holiday Craft Fair is a 1 day event being held on 8th November 2014 at the Elks Lodge in Wakefield, USA. This event showcases products like art and craft products, antique piece of items, collectibles, jewelry, home decor items to name a few etc. in the Gifts & Handicrafts industry."

When: Nov 8, 2014 12 AM to Nov 8, 2014 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00 )
Katie O'Brien


When: Sep 5, 2014 9 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21 )

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