Tuesday, April 19, 2016

In the News: Dean Dash 5K, St Vincent DePaul collection, Art Assoc spring show

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin

"Dean College will host a 5K race this weekend, an event organizers say is growing each year. 
Race organizers are hoping this year's Dean Dash - the third annual such event - will draw more than 200 participants. The race is scheduled to start at noon on Saturday, April 23 at Dean Hall. 
Carlos Aguilera, college recreation coordinator, said the concept came out of a group discussion of campus traditions. 
"We were talking about traditions and what could get the students interested," he said. "The idea of a race came up, and 5Ks are very popular these days."

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Dean Dash 5K
Dean Dash 5K

"The St. Vincent DePaul Society of St. Mary’s Parish, 1 Church Square, will hold its monthly collection May 7-8. 
Items may be left in the boxes at the doors of the church at any time. The SVDP food pantry is able to pack four to five bags of food and offer them to senior citizens, the unemployed, low-income families, people who are unable to work, families with three generations living in the home, single mothers who are working two jobs and families with many children."

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"The Franklin Art Association will hold an opening reception and awards ceremony on April 30 at the Black Box, 15 W. Central St., Franklin. 
The show will feature an exhibit and sale of works of art by member artists, a “clothesline cash and carry” art sale, small works table and bin sales of original work and prints. Live music will be provided by the Franklin High School Jazz Band. Refreshments will be served. 
The show will be open from noon to 8 p.m. April 30 and from noon to 3 p.m. May 1. A reception will take place at 7 p.m. April 30."

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