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Video: 16th Annual Sharon Timlin 5K Draws Large Attendance

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This past Saturday the 16th annual Sharon Timlin 5K/Family Fun Day Memorial Event took place to fight against ALS. Over 1,100 runners participated in the event at the Hopkinton High School fields.

Video: Ashley Olafsen talks Bridging the Gap Between Parents and Teen Daughters Program

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MOVE a program for Young Girls is expanding their services and Co-Founder, Ashley Olafsen, will be hosting a workshop for parents called "Bridging the Gap Between Parents and Teen Daughters: How to Help Girls Navigate." The workshop will be hosted at the Hopkinton Public Library on Saturday June 15th at 2pm. You can find more information about the free workshop and Ashley at www.AshleyOlafsen.com.

Friends of Whitehall Educational Program Saturday April 27th 2019

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Lyme disease is the most prevalent infectious disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis. In addition to Lyme, deer ticks can carry the pathogens which cause Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Relapsing Fever and Powassan virus, all of which can be very serious.
TICK-BORNE DISEASES ARE COMPLETELY PREVENTABLE…
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Hopkinton Health Department and MetroWest Health Foundation Surveying Parents of Students

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The Hopkinton Health Department has partnered with the MetroWest Health Foundation and is seeking parents of students and adults in the community to take the below survey regarding vaping.

Hopkinton Health Director, Shaun McAuliffe stated the results will help develop educational and resource tools for the community. "Based on the survey results, we will develop and provide the residents of Hopkinton educational and resource tools. Similar programming is being developed and targeted to the Middle and High School students, the teachers and school administrators."

Video: Hopkinton Police Department Raise Money to Fight Cancer

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The Hopkinton Police Department sponsored two campaigns to help in the fight against cancer. One of the campaigns was the sale of pink Hopkinton Police patches to fight against Breast Cancer and the other campaign was No Shave October to help fight Breast Cancer and No Shave November to raise donations for Kids with Cancer. Kelly Benson was the citizen recipient of the funds raised to fight Breast Cancer.

View more in the video below!

Memory Cafe Returns to Hopkinton Public Library November 13th

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"The Hopkinton Senior Center and Hopkinton Library will be hosting another Our Time Memory Cafe’ event Tuesday, November 13th, 1-3 at the Hopkinton Library, 13 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA. The event is offered for those in Hopkinton and surrounding areas living with forgetfulness, mild cognitive impairment, or dementia and their caregiver, family, and friends.
For more info, or to RSVP call 508 497 0108."

Memory Cafe takes place every second Tuesday of the Month.

The Board of Health and Health Department Sponsoring Flu Clinic next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Senior Center

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Hello everyone!

Flu season is upon us and the Hopkinton Health Department has partnered with AFC Urgent Care of Natick and Marlborough to provide two flu vaccination clinics to the residents and employees of Hopkinton. The clinics will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Crafts Room of the Senior Center located at 28 Mayhew Street, on 10/9/18 and 10/10/18.

Video: Memory Cafe Returns to Hopkinton Public Library September 11th

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"The Hopkinton Senior Center and Hopkinton Library will be hosting another Our Time Memory Cafe’ event Tuesday,
September 11th, 1-3 at the Hopkinton Library, 13 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA. The event is offered for those in Hopkinton and surrounding areas living with forgetfulness, mild cognitive impairment, or dementia and their caregiver, family, and friends.
For more info, or to RSVP call 508 497 0108."

Video: Our Time Memory Cafe at Hopkinton Public Library Tuesday, August 14th 1-3pm

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Every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 1-3pm, the Hopkinton Senior Center in partnership with the Hopkinton Public Library will be hosting "Our Time Memory Cafe" at the Hopkinton Public Library located on 13 Main Street. Upcoming events include, August 14th and September 11th.

Video: Down Syndrome Advocate, Marla Murasko speaks about State House Visit and New Book

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Marla Murasko stopped by the HCAM studios to speak about her and her Sons State House visit during "Massachusetts Down Syndrome Advocacy Day" and her new book "Adventures with a Special Traveler". Marla's 11 year old son, Jacob was diagnosed with down syndrome and a congenital heart defect.

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