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A Week of Fundraisers: Wednesday Whiteboard

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WESTFORD — Here’s the May 24 edition of the Wednesday Whiteboard, where WestfordCAT highlights important dates and events during the week in Westford.

News and upcoming events around town

The Blanchard Middle School Parent Teacher Organization is hosting a fundraiser at Panera Bread at 2 Cornerstone Sq. on Thursday, May 26 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 20% of net sales will be donated to the Blanchard PTO. In-person orders must present this flyer, and online orders can use the code FUND4U during checkout.

Westford Academy’s Health Occupations Students of America will be hosting a fundraiser at Mac-n-Choose on Wednesday, May 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Customers are asked to mention WA HOSA when placing an order.

Middlesex County 4-H is hosting a free Memorial Day BBQ on Saturday, May 28 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Middlesex County Fairgrounds.

MassHire will soon be hosting plumbing training at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. Instruction begins on Monday, June 6 at 4 p.m., with the program scheduled through August 17.

The Westford Historical Society released Traveling Down Route 110, detailing over 100 years of history along Littleton Rd. A companion book can be purchased online.

Important municipal dates

Memorial Day is on Monday, May 31. The parade will be held on Sunday, May 29 at 9 a.m., beginning at Freedom Park. Participants can view the entire parade route here.

Tuesday, June 2 is the deadline for Financial Committee books to be mailed to residents.

Government Meetings

The Affordable Housing Trust will meet virtually on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m.

The Commission on Disability will meet virtually on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m.

The Conservation Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 25 at 7 p.m.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee will meet virtually on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 p.m.

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority will meet on Thursday, May 26 at 1 p.m.

The Northern Middlesex Council of Governments will meet virtually on Wednesday, May 25 at 2 p.m.

Wednesday Whiteboard is non-exhaustive. If you have an event or activity you would like to include the Wednesday Whiteboard, please email me at bdomaingue@westfordcat.org.

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Ben Domaingue
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Ben Domaingue has previously worked at newspapers in New Hampshire and is a News Reporter covering Westford. He’s passionate about community journalism, photography and hiking. Email him at bdomaingue@westfordcat.org.