Showing posts with label training. Show all posts
Showing posts with label training. Show all posts

Friday, November 24, 2023

FREE Stop the Bleed Training - Dec 13, from 3 to 4 PM

The Town Of Franklin Health Department and Fire Department Present Stop The Bleed® Training

The person next to a bleeding victim may very well be the one who’s most likely to save him or her from bleeding to death. By learning how to Stop The Bleed®, you’ll gain the ability to recognize life-threatening bleeding and act quickly and effectively to control bleeding once you learn three quick techniques.

Take the Stop The Bleed® training course and become empowered to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency happens.

FREE Stop the Bleed Training - Dec 13, from 3 to 4 PM
FREE Stop the Bleed Training - Dec 13, from 3 to 4 PM

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Town of Franklin, MA: Registration is open for a FREE Hands Only CPR class Aug 16 - 4 PM

Town of Franklin, MA (@TOFranklinMA) tweeted on Mon, Jul 31, 2023:
The Franklin Health Department & @FranklinMAFire are teaming up to offer a FREE Hands Only CPR class on 8/16/2023 at 4pm.  
Spots are limited! This class is for educational purposes only & participants will not receive a CPR certification.

Town of Franklin, MA: Registration open for a FREE Hands Only CPR class Aug 16 - 4 PM
Town of Franklin, MA: Registration open for a FREE Hands Only CPR class Aug 16 - 4 PM

Sunday, June 25, 2023

Franklin Fire announces receipt of $301K grant from FEMA for Training

Franklin Fire (@FranklinMAfire) tweeted on Fri, Jun 23, 2023:
We are happy to announce that we were awarded $301,279 through the @fema Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program.  
These funds will be used for training.

Franklin Fire announces receipt of $301,000 grant for Training
Franklin Fire announces receipt of $301,000 grant for Training

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Franklin Police & Fire Dept. conducted joint tactical training this week

Per the Franklin Police Dept Facebook posting: 

"Last week the Franklin Police Department completed joint tactics training with the Franklin Fire Department. Officers and Fire Fighters were trained in integrated rapid rescue and the formation of a rescue task force.  
A rescue task force is the main team made up of police and fire charged with treating the wounded on-site and getting them to a collection point for victims. They will arrive on the scene of a critical incident and immediately begin assessing the severity of injuries and performing life-saving interventions."
Shared from ->   (follow the link to Facebook for additional photos)

Franklin Police & Fire conducted joint tactical training this week
Franklin Police & Fire Dept. conducted joint tactical training this week

Thursday, June 1, 2023

MetroWest Nonprofit Network Trainings & Events Calendar: June 2023

Welcome to the MNN Trainings and Events Calendar. Read below for training events and webinars designed to build and strengthen the skills of nonprofit professionals in Massachusetts.

For the full listing, visit the calendar online here.

Note: if you are a current MNN nonprofit or affiliate member and wish to delete, change, or add an event posting, contact us.

MNN Event News

Speakers Announced for Excellence Awards

Time is running out to secure your spot at the highly anticipated Nonprofit Excellence Awards, taking place in just one week! Join us on June 6 at the prestigious Massachusetts State House as we celebrate the remarkable achievements of nonprofits in our community.

This year's event promises to be truly special, with distinguished speakers including Secretary of the Executive Office for Administration and Finance, Matthew Gorzkowicz, and House Assistant Majority Leader Alice Peisch. We're also excited to have Betsy Badell from NBC 10 Boston/ Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra Responde, guiding us through an incredible program.

Limited spaces available, so register now to secure your seat!

Learn more & register

June 6

10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Advanced Proposal Writing

Nonprofit organizations often seek grant support but fall short in receiving the award. Learn how to present your case for support no matter the type or size of grant you are requesting. This session will sharpen your grantseeking skills by making your proposal more competitive. From an introduction to logic models to making your case for support using 2,000 or less characters, this workshop will help you prepare successful paper and paperless proposal narratives including those to the different levels of government. There will be a discussion on the use of meaningful charts and other visual aids to help reviewers quickly understand the intent of your proposed project. You will also learn techniques to use when preparing proposals to obtain grants for capacity-building projects and capital campaigns.

Register Here

June 6

11:00 am 11:30 am


Massachusetts 401(k) CORE Plan for Small Nonprofits Webinar

Most people agree, offering a retirement plan to your employees is important. It's an effective way to help attract, retain, and reward key talent. Studies have shown that employees aren't likely to save on their own; they are much more likely to save through a workplace retirement plan – and they look to their employers to provide one.

The Commonwealth, appreciates all the great work nonprofits do across the state, and also know it can be difficult for small, nonprofits to find a quality, affordable retirement plan. That's why they created the Massachusetts 401(k) CORE Plan ("CORE"). If you have 20 or fewer W-2 employees, this Plan may be available to you. Join us at this webinar to learn about the CORE Plan!

Register Here

June 6

2:00 pm 3:00 pm


Listen4Good Informational Session

Would you like to gather better data from your clients for advocacy, fundraising, and reporting on your DEI goals? Listen4Good can help!

Listen4Good's high-quality, equity-based feedback program is best in class, offering 1:1 coaching, intensive training, a rich web app, and a dynamic peer community to participating organizations. Our rigorous 18-month capacity building program will help you accelerate your impact and amplify the voices of your clients. Ask us how we can help you obtain a funder to sponsor your participation!

Register Here

June 9

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Westin Hotel Copley Place

10 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA

WID's Spring 2023 Annual Meeting Breakfast: "Fundraising and Effectively Leading Teams Through Change"

We're delighted to welcome Susan Murray, National Director of Development at Year Up, as our Keynote Speaker at WID's Spring Annual Meeting Breakfast on Friday, June 9th! Join us at the Westin Copley Place as we begin our morning with networking over breakfast beginning at 8:30am followed by our program which will begin at 9:30am. We look forward to spending our morning with you!

  • Breakfast and Networking, 8:30-9:30am
  • Program: 9:30-10:30am
Register Here

June 14

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Keeping or Getting Coverage through MassHealth and the Health Connector

MassHealth needs to renew coverage for all members to make sure they are still eligible and receive the best benefit they qualify for. Join staff from MassHealth as they explain what members need to do to update their information and how to renew their MassHealth coverage.

Some people may find out they don't qualify for MassHealth anymore, so staff from the Health Connector will explain how they could get coverage and may get help paying for it through the Health Connector.

Register Here
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Thursday, March 2, 2023

FPD Officer Tyler Brabham gets award for Crisis Intervention Training program

"Proud day for the Franklin Police Department as our Officer Tyler Brabham is presented with an award from Norfolk County TTAC and Brookline MA Police Department for his work with the Crisis Intervention Training program.

CIT is an advanced level of training for officers to help them recognize and assist those individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. 
Great job Officer Brabham!"

FPD Officer Tyler Brabham gets award for Crisis Intervention Training program
FPD Officer Tyler Brabham gets award for Crisis Intervention Training program

Monday, February 27, 2023

Hey, middle & high schoolers, become an umpire and earn some $$$ with Franklin MA Youth Baseball


FYBO is seeking energetic umpires FOR PAY to be utilized on FLEXIBLE schedule during the 2023 Season!

Interested in learning more⬇️ or

Shared from Twitter ->

Hey, middle & high schoolers, become an umpire and earn some $$$ with Franklin MA Youth Baseball
Hey, middle & high schoolers, become an umpire and earn some $$$ with Franklin MA Youth Baseball  

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Addressing Hate in School Sports Statement from the MIAA and M.A.S.S - Addressed to School Superintendents

An Update from Executive Director Robert Baldwin
Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA)

"We are all deeply troubled by the dis-regulated behaviors that continue to occur in interscholastic athletics, our schools and in our communities. We know you join us in taking very seriously our responsibility to help instill in student athletes a commitment to behaving with the utmost respect and dignity.

Over the past two years in particular, our country has begun a profound reckoning on race and racism. Many of our schools and districts are grappling with these topics and striving to be more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. MASS and the
MIAA are committed to engaging deeply in this work, too - so that we can make a difference in eradicating racism and all other forms of bias and hatred.

One of the greatest benefits of interscholastic sports is the opportunity to meet and interact with students from other communities and backgrounds. It is essential that students and adults approach those interactions with respect and civility. We believe we have a significant opportunity to begin placing greater emphasis on some of our other core responsibilities - particularly educational athletics, which includes sportsmanship and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

On December 8, over 400 district leaders (superintendents, principals and athletic directors) participated in the Addressing Hate in School Sports Conference hosted by the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office at the TD Garden. We are ready to initiate the next phase of this comprehensive plan with 13 regional trainings across Massachusetts. The two½ day trainings will be held on Friday and Saturday dates between March and May of this school year.

To be successful, a district training, comprised of a team of Superintendent, High School Principal, and Athletic Director that lead with one clear message regarding norms and expectations for behavior all sports programs, is imperative. The program delivered by the Northeastern Center for the Study of Sport in Society is designed to help this leadership team be better prepared to set the tone and expectations of your program to prevent incidents of bias, harassment, and discrimination - and to respond effectively to incidents when they do arise.

An email with the link to register for these trainings will be sent to you the week following February vacation. As superintendent for your district, you will be responsible for formally registering up to three district staff - preferably yourself, your High School Principal, and your Athletic Director - for attendance at one regional training. We are grateful for your leadership in encouraging your district's staff to prioritize attendance at these important trainings.

Let's begin the task of eradicating hate and bias to ensure that no one engaged in interscholastic athletics feels disrespected, unsafe, or unwelcome - on or off the playing fields. We believe that a united leadership utilizing the platform of interscholastic athletics can permeate our schools, communities, and society."

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Fire Dept technical training

"The Franklin Fire Department hosted a monthly drill for the Norfolk County Technical Rescue Team at the Franklin Department of Public Works water treatment facility yesterday.  
The focus of this drill was on confined space rescue. Members of the Franklin Fire Department are part of this regional technical rescue team."

Additional photos available on Instagram:

Coincidentally, Fire Chief James McLaughlin touted this training as something the department was working on in our recent interview. If you haven't listened yet, it is available on demand. 

Chief McLaughlin shares the highlights of the last three years and the changes he had started making in his first nine months and the accomplishments of the department overall since then.

This conversation runs about 32 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Chief McLaughlin. Audio file ->

Fire Dept technical training
Franklin Fire Dept technical training

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Bring on February, in this Talk Franklin we catch up on the MMA Conf, CDL training, & Town Council preview (audio)

FM #930 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 930 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen. We had our conversation via conference bridge on Thursday, January 26, 2023.  

Topics for this session

Not only are we in 2023, but January is at an end

MMA annual meeting/conference

Key learnings, or take-aways

CDL inhouse training enabled by DPW

Labor market

Earlier this month the Town Council reviewed goals

The Town Administrator review, coming to Council for approval

EDC approved inclusionary zoning, coming to council soon (2/15/23?)

Council outlook for Feb 1 session, Tri-County building proposal

Community Preservation Committee public hearing Feb 7

Rescheduled for Jan 17 meeting

Close with citizen engagement call to action, application process coming soon

Davis Thayer, Police Station, Master Plan committee opportunities

Open Space & Recreation Plan update underway

The conversation runs about 40 minutes.

Let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie Audio file ->


Town Council agenda for 2/1/23

Economic Development Meeting 1/25/23 (audio) 

Ad-hoc Town Administrator Review Meeting 1/25/23  (audio) 

Town Administrator page ->


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Bring on February, in this Talk Franklin we catch up on the MMA Conf, CDL training, & Town Council preview (audio)
Bring on February, in this Talk Franklin we catch up on the MMA Conf, CDL training, & Town Council preview (audio)