Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Nearly 50 veterans from across New England, including Foxborough resident Andres Burgos, took to the gridiron with Patriots alumni on Veterans Day weekend, courtesy of CVS Caremark.
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
In recognition of Veterans Day, CVS Caremark paid homage to nearly 50 disabled military veterans from across New England, including Foxborough resident Andres Burgos, by treating them to a football skills camp at Gillette Stadium in partnership with the New England Patriots. The CVS Caremark/New England Patriots Veterans Skills Camp paired Patriots Super Bowl champions with veterans from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire for a day of fun and skills training at Gillette Stadium. The special camp, created by CVS Caremark and the Patriots, kicked off in true Patriots style – with veterans experiencing the thrill of taking the field through an oversized Patriots helmet. It continued with veterans honing their football …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round as well as on Veterans Day.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a quick guide to many of these great deals to be found on Veterans Day throughout the Foxborough area: For military service men and women only: THE DISH: more Secret Discounts! Remember, the whole point of Veterans Day to thank and remember our troops and November is Military Family Month. Thank you to our troops and their families for your service, and thanks to all of the local businesses and Newport County Chamber of Commerce for supporting our troops and their families!
Thursday, November 8, 2012
CBS Scene will also be offering a complimentary lunch special for veterans/military on Monday, Nov. 12.
Veterans and active military are invited to enjoy a free visit to the Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon over Veterans Day weekend in Foxborough. From Saturday, Nov. 10 through Monday, Nov. 12, The Hall will offer free admission to all veterans and active service men and women. On Monday, Nov. 12, veterans and active military can complement a trip to The Hall with a visit to CBS Scene Restaurant & Bar, which will offer a complimentary special off the lunch menu with a military ID. The Hall is open Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday from 4 p.m. (following the Patriots game) to 7 p.m., and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Since opening in September 2008, The Hall and partner Raytheon have offered free admission to military …
Friday, November 11, 2011
11 things to know today in honor of 11-11-11. Veterans Day ceremonies in Foxborough kick off at 11:00am.
1. Work week updates: For real time traffic updates, click here. National Weather Service is predicting a chance of showers during the morning, followed by partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. 2. A look at what is opened and closed on Veterans Day, a federal holiday: 3. Today is Veterans Day, 11-11-11. Veterans Day ceremonies in Foxborough kick off at 11:00am at Foxborough High School. Click here for the complete schedule of events. 4. Several restaurants and retail destinations in and around Foxborough plan to honor veterans today as they offer up discounts and free meals. Click here to view deals and events. 5. McCormack on Motherhood looks at why we celebrate veterans day. Do you have a veteran or an active military member that you …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Foxborough's Veterans Day Program will take place at Foxborough High School on Friday Nov. 11 at 11:00 AM.
Foxborough's Veterans Day Program will take place at Foxborough High School on Friday Nov. 11 at 11:00 AM. The Veterans Day event will feature Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos as the main speaker, the Serenading Seniors, awards and more. The Doolittle will provide refreshments after the event. On Nov. 12 at 9:00 AM the Legion will be making up the "Boxes for our Troops." The Legion is still in need of diposable razors, toothbrushes, baby wipes, sports magazines and non-perishable foods (beef jerkey, instant soups, instant coffee, instant oatmeal, breakfast bars, etc.) Drop off any donations at the Legion Lounge from noon to 8:00 PM. Cash donation for postage are also welcomed. Schedule of events for Foxborough's Veterans Day Program: …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Plan includes new business partnerships designed to boost employment opportunities for returning vets
Monday, November 7, 2011
Governor Deval Patrick declared November 2011 as “Hire a Veteran Month.” In addition to declaring November 2011 as "Hire a Veteran Month," Governor Patrick also announced new initiatives and resources to support the hiring of Massachusetts veterans, while increasing access to health care, transportation, education and housing services. “Massachusetts is proud to support our veterans, and these new initiatives will increase access to jobs and critical services,” said Governor Patrick in his press release. “By partnering with the business community, we can encourage and increase the hiring of more Massachusetts veterans, including those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.” Governor Patrick also launched an Interagency Task Force on Hiring …