Saturday, February 2, 2019

"We really support the Pats here in Franklin"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"Every time the New England Patriots reach the Super Bowl, town employees get into the spirit by wearing Pats gear to work and posing for a group photo in the lobby of the municipal building. You could say it has become one of those famed pre-game traditions that, in some mysterious way, offers its own bit of good luck to the team. 
Not about to risk that luck, the municipal staff faithfully came to work Friday looking ready for a Super Bowl party, and gathered for their photo. But they also upped their game in advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl. This time, they decided to collect monetary donations for the Franklin Food Pantry in exchange for the privilege of wearing Pats gear and jeans to work. 
“It’s Jeans for the Pantry,” explained Town Clerk Teresa Burr. 
The idea of Jeans for the Pantry is an outgrowth of an effort the Town Hall employees undertake throughout the year, “Jeans for Troops,” Burr said. This time the word was sent out that “if you donate money to the food pantry, you get to wear jeans and your favorite Patriots gear to work,” she said."
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You can always donate directly to the Franklin Food Pantry via their web page

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