Wednesday, September 14, 2016

FHS girls soccer tops Milford, cross country teams split vs Oliver Ames

From Hockomock Sports we share the FHS fall sports results from Tuesday

Girls Soccer

Milford, 0 @ Franklin, 4 – Final
 – Miranda Smith scored a pair of goals for the Panthers and Nadia Havens recorded a goal and an assist. Halle Atkinson also had a goal for Franklin, while Ellie Teixeira, Abigail Gipson, and Emily Mastaj had assists. Ashleigh Starks played well in midfield for the Hawks, according to head coach Jay Mastaj.

Boys Cross Country

Oliver Ames, 25 @ Franklin, 30 – Final 
– Oliver Ames secured three of the top five spots to edge out the Panthers. OA’s Brent Schwartz won in 17:31 while Zane Reservitz finished fourth in 18:03 and Colin Herschlag was fifth at 18:05. Franklin’s Everett Henderson finished in second at 17:44 and Mike Hagen was third at 17:49.

Girls Cross Country

Oliver Ames, 32 @ Franklin, 23 
– Final – Franklin grabbed the top three finishes in the meet, securing the win over Oliver Ames. Nicole Clermont won the race in 19:58 with Kate Hartnett finishing second in 21:22 and Ella Gutkowski rounding out the top three in 21:51. Liz Peckham, Anna Loewald, Caroline McCarthy, and Jordan Rainville finished in the fourth through seventh places for OA.
For the remainder of the results around the Hockomock League on Tuesday 
FHS Panthers
FHS Panthers

Joe Clark, Student Reporter provides a detailed report on the girls soccer game versus Milford

"Franklin girls soccer kicked off their home opener today at 3:30 against Milford. By 3:31, the Panthers were already up 1-0. 
Junior forward Miranda Smith stole the ball from a Milford defender and then netted a goal just seven seconds into the game. Franklin went on to score three more goals in a 4-0 win over the Scarlet Hawks. 
After the goal, the teams battled back and forth., Franklin threatened again in the 11th minute, but Milford goalkeeper Olivia Marshall made a save on Smith to keep the score at 1-0. Franklin maintained a slight possession advantage for the rest of the half but Milford continued to battle to keep the game close."

Read the full article here

Blood Drive! - Saturday Sep 17

The American Red Cross Needs Our Help!

Team Fitness Blood Drive
Saturday, September 17, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CrossFit Studio
100 Franklin Village Drive
            Help support The American Red Cross!
Let's achieve our goal of collecting 35+ units of lifesaving blood!
Or visit 
and enter sponsor code: TeamFitness
Donors with the following blood types are invited to donate by our double red cell technology (2RBC):  O- , O+, A- , B-. There are height and weight requirements. To find out more click here .

The Red Cross has launched a new tool called RapidPass, which allows you to complete your pre-reading and health history questions online from the comfort of your home or office. Reduce the time you spend at the blood drive by up to 15 minutes with RapidPass.

 It's simple!
2.       Read the information
3.       Answer the questions
4.       Print the pass or email it to yourself
Please note you must complete this on a computer; it will not work on a smart phone or tablet. You can only do this the day of the blood drive.
Tips to boost your iron level:  Click Here
Donor Eligibility Guidelines: Click Here or call 1-866-236-3276
Donation Tips:  Click Here

The American Red Cross is closely monitoring the Zika virus. We ask that you not to donate if any Zika Virus exposures apply to you. Click Here
We are asking you to return to donate blood 4 weeks after your last risk exposure.
Please bring picture identification and remember to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating.

Team Fitness and CrossFit Franklin
100 Franklin Village Drive
Franklin, MA 02038
Team Fitness Franklin, 100 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, MA 02038

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Downtown Partnership: September 15: Agenda, Guest Speaker, Registration Deadline, SBA Seminar

Franklin Downtown Partnership 
9 E. Central Street, Franklin, MA  02038

General Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Dean College Campus Center @ 8:30 am
Campanella Board Room

I.        Open Meeting                                                                  8:30

II.       Adoption of Agenda                                                         8:32

III.      Streetscape Update: Jamie Hellen/Jeff Nutting               8:35

IV. Harvest Stroll: Scott Martin 8:50

V. Gala Update: Jane Curran 9:00

VI. FDP Update: Lisa Piana 9:05

VII. Guest Speaker: Rod Crochiere 9:10
  Owner of Social Media Management

VIII. New Business 9:25

IX. Adjourn 9:30

This meeting will feature guest speaker Rod Crochiere, owner of Social Media Management. A new Franklin resident and Partnership member, Rod will present important information about posting to social media and its many benefits, as well as being safe about what you post. Learn about the different types of social media accounts, how to access them, how they can be used, and how to set up new groups.
Rod has 17 years of experience in IT, with more than 10 years working for internet service providers, and he holds current network security certifications with Barracuda Firewall.

The deadline to register to participate in next month's Harvest Stroll is Thursday, September 15.

Please download the Harvest Stroll Registration Form, complete and mail it with your check to the address on the form.

Booths are free to FDP members, and $75 for non members. A late fee of $25 will be added to registrations received before September 25.

Questions? Email Event Co-Chair Scott Martin at

Also on Thursday, September 15, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Town of Franklin, the SEED Corporation and the Small Business Administration offer loans to help you start or expand your business. Please RSVP to ensure your spot.

Connect with us:

Franklin Downtown Partnership, 9 E. Central St., Franklin, MA 02038

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Dance, Exercise & Wellness for Fall

Dance, Exercise and Wellness for Fall
Bollywood Fusion 

Let's mix elements of Indian classical, hip hop, bhangra, and Indian cinema-themed dance to create vibrant and exciting routines to popular Bollywood melodies. Get loose and bring out our inner grace with instruction that will encourage a deeper connection to the music that fills your ears. 
This 10 week course begins Monday, September 19
Register online now.  Just click  here  
Meditation Workshop
Join us on Sunday, September 18 for a blissful 75 minutes of relaxation and meditation that will leave you refreshed and revitalized. We will start with a group discussion on meditation, then move through some relaxing yoga and breath work that will transition into a guided meditation and finally an optional individual meditation. You will leave feeling ready to start your own meditation practice at home or expand your existing practice.
Register online now. Just click  here  .

Ease Into Fitness

This class utilizes simples, low impact aerobic choreography, resistance training, stretching and flexibility techniques resulting in a total body workout. if you are new to exercise, returning to exercise, or looking for a class that takes it back to the basics, then this is the one for you. Bring your favorite light weights and a mat to class.   
Register now. Just click  
Fitness for Older Adults

Beginning September 20....back and better than ever!
t's never too late to feel great! The Active Older Adult (AOA) class is for men and women in their mid-40's, 50's, 60's, 70's! This exercise class is designed to help older adults like you - not athletes - interested in improving their life through exercise. This class combines three key components of fitness: Strength-Training, Flexibility, and Cardio-Conditioning and is taught by a certified instructor. Each class is a full hour, held indoors once a week, given in a fun environment making it the fitness choice for Active Older Adults. Bring your favorite free weights with you (2 to 8 lbs).
Register online now. Just click here 

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Beginning September 20, Yoga is back and better than ever! 

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays you can ake advantage of two different types of Yoga.....AND we know one is just right for you.

This 10 week course includes Hatha, and Vinyasa Flow Yoga.

Register online now. Just click here

Zumba and Zumba Basics
A fusion of Latin and international music and dance....beginning September 19 

Zumba is a fun and effective way to tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps and the principals of interval training! Zumba will make you smile! 

Register online now. Just click here

Contact: Brenda Reed, Director
Adult Education & Community Learning

Adult Education
Register Today

"Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life."

- Frederick W. Robertson

FPS- Lifelong Learning, 355 East Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038

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