NARH history book talk at library May 24
Dr. Paul Donovan, author of North Adams Regional Hospital: A Historical Perspective, Part Three 1956-2014 (The Closing), will talk about his latest book on Thursday, May 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Stamford Community Library.
The Stamford resident’s hour-long program will include a Power Point presentation and time for discussion. This is the third and final chapter in Dr. Donovan’s series on the local hospital’s history. Part Three covers the hospital’s recent years up through its sudden closing in March of 2014 and the devastating impact that outcome had on the community.
All three books will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served.
Stamford Building Community Group
Thanks to all 18 people who attended last evening’s Building Community Group meeting. We reviewed the community gathering space project from the beginning to the present and participated in a presentation/discussion regarding proposed building sketches. The months of May, June and July will be used to gather more input from the community and work on a presentation to the Selectboard. Full meeting notes are included intros website. Please look them over. There’s lots of good information!
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at 6 pm at the school.
SEEKING MENTORS FOR 8th GRADE STUDENTS AT DRURY HIGH SCHOOL
The YMCA is launching a pilot mentoring program with Drury High School We are seeking adults in the community willing to commit one afternoon per week and one Saturday afternoon per month to helping a young person be successful in high school and beyond. Program begins in September 2018 with 3 hour training session in August. If you are interested in participating, please contact Carolyn Brooks email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Carolyn at 323 243 3413