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From the Desk of the Town Manager- January 3, 2013
From the Desk of the Town Manager
The weekly newsletter from James McKenna highlighting some of the positive things happening around town.
                                                                        January 3, 2013
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The Works of Alfred Ramage In All Media
January 19th (Opening Reception 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.) through March 2nd
Gallery Hours:~ Thurs. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sat. 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Clock Tower Gallery
E.B. Newton School & Cultural Center
45 Pauline St., 1st Floor
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LIFE IS A HIGHWAY
WINTHROP DRAMA PARENT SOCIETY
DINNER THEATRE 2013
Performances at Prince Pizzeria, Route 1 in Saugus
Sunday, 1/27, @ 6:00 and Monday, 1/28, Tuesday, 1/29, and Wednesday, 1/30, @ 7:00
Doors open one hour before show time.
Tickets for each show are $15 and can be ordered through:

(Note: Show ticket does not include food and drinks. Reserved seating for full table purchase only)
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2013 Community Awards Night

As a way to recognize those who work for the betterment of our community, and to launch the year with their new leadership team, the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce will hold its 22nd annual Kick-Off Dinner & Awards Night on Friday, February 1.~ The Hyatt Harborside at Logan Airport will be the host for this event.~ The 2013 award recipients include many deserving honorees.
Maria Flanagan will receive the 2013 Educational Excellence award.~ She is a history teacher at Winthrop High School and advisor for the mock trial team.
Students Jordan Corbett-Frank and Kelly Russo have been named recipients of the Youth Leadership award.~ Both are juniors at Winthrop High School.
Judie VanKooiman will receive the 2013 Chamber Member of the Year award for her active participation in many events throughout the year.
Receiving the Visual Achievement award will be Chris Young and MSA Mortgage for their work in renovating the Wadsworth Building.~ Both inside and out, the building has received much needed TLC.
Celebrating their 75th anniversary, the Winthrop Rotary Club will receive the Community Service award. This honor recognizes the organization’s impact both locally and globally.
The Town Service award will go to Steve Calla, director of the Department of Public Works, for his fine job.
Receiving the 2013 Coach of the Year Award will be Jack Trainor, who has been involved with many youth sports for a number of years.
Longtime member of the Winthrop Cultural Council, Joanne Hillman has been named recipient of the Excellence in the Arts award.
Receiving the Lifetime Achievement award will be Diane Davis who has taught dance at her own studio for 29 years and before that with Dorothy Kincade for 24 years.
This year’s Patriot Award recipient is Richard Duval in recognition of his commitment and service to town and country.
Paesan’s will receive the 2013 Business of the Year award.~ Owner Robert Pisani and his restaurant at Michael’s Mall are being recognized for all their many contributions to the community.
The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to a wonderful evening at the Hyatt Harborside at Logan Airport on February 1.~ Reception is at 6:30, dinner is at 8:00 p.m.
All are invited to come and enjoy a wonderful evening honoring those making a difference in our community.~ Dinners are $45.00 per person.~ RSVP by January 25 to the Chamber of Commerce at 617-846-9898.
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The monthly informal networking event will be held Friday, January 4th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the E.B. Newton Cultural Center on the 1st floor. ~This event is free and open to everyone, so bring a friend or two, your other half or a co-worker. ~You don’t have to be from Winthrop. ~Please no children. ~If you have business cards or marketing materials, please bring those. ~Light refreshments will be served.
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CAPIC Satellite Site in Winthrop

CAPIC’s Emergency Assistance/Crisis Intervention Program has changed its schedule at the Winthrop Senior Center. Representatives from this program will be available to meet with clients on Fridays from 11am-12pm. If you have any questions regarding this change or would like to make an appointment please contact Lee Nugent or Silvia Frometa at 617-884-6130.

Full Program Schedule:
Wednesdays:
8:30am-10:30am – Fuel Assistance/Weatherization Program
9am-10am – Head Start Program
10am-11am – Weatherization Program
1pm-2pm – Workforce Development

Thursdays:
10:30am -11:30am- Child Development Center

Fridays:
11am-12pm – Emergency Services/Crisis Intervention
12pm-1pm – After School Program/Summer Camp

Please contact CAPIC’s main office at 617-884-6130 for more information regarding programming and services.
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