Wednesday, February 3, 2016

In the News: food service coming in-house, diabetes prevention at Y, Solutions announces summer program

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin

The school district will likely be moving its food-service management in-house for the 2016-2017 school year. 
The move will coincide with the expiration of the schools' contract with Whitsons School Nutrition, district officials said. 
Superintendent Maureen Sabolinski raised the matter at a recent School Committee meeting, saying the district contracted with Whitsons five years ago, as part of an effort to comply with federal regulations regarding nutrition. 
"We felt having a large organization behind us would help us get into compliance," she said.

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The Hockomock Area YMCA Bernon Family Branch, 45 Forge Hill Road, will host an informational session on the Diabetes Prevention Program at 12:15 p.m. Feb. 11. 
The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is designed to support adults that are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and reduce their risk for developing the disease. The one-year program, consisting of 24 sessions, provides a welcoming environment where participants work together in a small group to learn about healthier eating and increasing their physical activity.

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The Solutions Extended Day and Enrichment Program, a program of the Franklin Public School’s Lifelong Learning Institute, will offer a six week summer program beginning July 5 at Jefferson Elementary School, 628 Washington St. 
The program consists of six theme-based weeks for children to attend such as Gameshow Mania, Magic for Muggles and Calling All Jedis. 
The program will be led by the school-year staff who will plan a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, science experiments, water play and dramatic play. 
Registration can be completed online at

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