Month: March 2019
GHS Students: Apply now for Summer Internship!
ATTENTION Gloucester High School Students (and Parents): Applications for 2019 summer jobs are now being accepted! Apply for a LEAP for Education – GHS summer internship for July and August. Get a jump on your friends and nail down a summer job!
As part of this FREE program you will:
- Select a local company where you will gain important workplace skills – we have numerous job listings at a wide range of employers!
- Be paid minimum wage or a one-time stipend
- Receive school credit
- Start to build a solid resume for college and future endeavors
- Open to students 9th through 12th grades (including June 2019 grads)
- A 2.5 hour workshop each Wednesday at GHS to learn valuable workplace skills during the weeks of July 8th- August 16th, and an internship placement at least 9 hours per week (exact weeks/hours will depend on the employer but will mostly be over those 6 weeks)
Submit and application and then interview with LEAP for Education staff to confirm acceptance – we prioritize applications from underserved students
Applications are now available online through LEAP for Education’s website: http://www.leap4ed.org
You may also apply by contacting JoAnn Leavitt at 774-270-0119 or email@example.com
There is also a QR code on the internship flyer below
If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact: JoAnn Leavitt Gloucester Internship Program Coordinator LEAP for Education 774-270-0119 firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Night Passover Seder at Temple Ahavat Achim
Please join us for the traditional TAA second night of Passover Seder!
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: REGISTER AND PAY by Friday, April 5th – and pay $36/person. AFTER April 5th – $40/per person.
Please register early for what is always a sold-out event, so our chefs can cook delicious food for the correct number of guests.
Click here to register!
Free Nurse Home Visit for New Moms
April 9 Meeting Details
Spring is just around the corner; save the day for new thoughts on preparing your beds.
Easy First Steps to
an Earth-Friendly Garden with Rebecca Warner
Rebecca Warner offers simple methods for making compost and
improving soil, by using easy ways to make mulch from free materials you find
close to home. Rebecca reveals a time-saving, earth-friendly way to prepare
beds for annuals and vegetables in the spring. She will give us a quick recipe
for making peat-free potting mix for use in your containers.
Rebecca Warner is a home gardener in Newton, Massachusetts with thirty
years’ experience working toward a sustainable garden. Her book, “The
Sustainable-Enough Garden,” is the story of her quest to make a beautiful
garden that’s environmentally friendly. Toward that end she has overhauled her
garden practices, from composting to mulching, lawn care to irrigation. She
blogs weekly at http://thesustainable-enoughgarden.blogspot.com/.
APPLY TODAY FOR GLOUCESTER BIOTECHNOLOGY ACADEMY!
The deadline for priority admission has passed, but applications are still being accepted for the upcoming Gloucester Biotechnology Academy class of 2020!
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn hands-on science at the bench, and get your career started in biotech!
Visit gmgi.org/apply to learn more and download the applications.
Reach out to John Doyle, Education Director with any questions at email@example.com
Get a Garden and Give a Garden with Backyard Growers this spring
Are you interested in enjoying a thriving veggie garden in your own backyard, while also giving back to the community? Check out Backyard Growers’ Get-a-Garden, Give-a-Garden program.
For a $1,000 donation ($500 of which is tax deductible), you receive your own 8’x4’x2’ raised vegetable garden bed built by the Backyard Growers team, with access to all the support you need to make it flourish, like this one:
Your donation also gives a low-income Gloucester family or senior a garden of their own. All program participants have free access to Backyard Growers’ gardening trainings and cooking workshops, giving them the tools to grow their own produce and enjoy it in delicious, healthy meals.
For more information or to get started, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-281-0480.
Pins for Paws
Cape Ann Animal Aid is participating in the 2019 Gloucester Pride Stride and our team, Paws for the Cause, is hosting a bowling event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 12-2pm to raise funds for the Veterinary Care Fund! Get your friends and family together and join us for a some strings of bowling, raffle prizes, and more — all for a great cause! Reserve a lane for up to six players ($120 per lane, teams of up to six people, includes 3 strings of bowling and shoe rental for all). Don’t forget to bring some extra spending money for raffles, games, food and drinks! Cape Ann Lanes has a great selection of food and beverages!
**If you want to participate but don’t have enough players to reserve a lane, please email email@example.com to reserve your spot ($20/person) and we’ll place you on a team at the event (while space is available).**
Register @ https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/NTE1MTU=
Facebook Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/832022077129071/
A Night at the Races Fundraiser
The Gloucester Rotary Club invites the public to attend their FUNdraising event – “A Night at the Races” on Friday, March 29, at Cruiseport Gloucester, located at 6 Rowe’s Wharf in Gloucester. Doors open at 6:30 pm. All proceeds from this event will support local and international programs of the Gloucester Rotary.
A Night at the Races promises to be a fun-filled evening for adults with all the suspense and excitement of being at the racetrack. High quality, video-taped horse races are narrated from start to finish by lively announcers. During the evening there will be complimentary hors d’oeuvre, a cash bar, and variety of raffles. At various points during the evening, betters will be able to use their winnings to bid on merchandise and services that have been donated for the event. For the most fun, reserve a table – bring a group. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased in advance from any Gloucester Rotarian or at the door.