Introducing Las Nuevas Voces de Lynn

The New Voices of Lynn, “Las Nuevas Voces de Lynn” is a group developed out of the need of young Latino women in the city to feel connected and create relationships with one another. For the past two years, they have learned about the resources and services available through the city, and have worked together to educate themselves about how to improve public safety and create better neighborhoods for their families and children. On Tuesday, April 8, 2008 from 6 PM to 8 PM Las Nuevas Voces de Lynn will have its public announcement concert in the Lynn Housing Authority community room located at 10 Church St Lynn, MA. Please RSVP by March 31st, 2008 at 781-598-5517.

Las Nuevas Voces de Lynn has received support through local funding and volunteer in kind support provided by the North Shore Community Foundation, ¿Oiste?, a Latino civic organization, the Lynn Police, Lynn Housing Authority, The Miller Foundation and many others. The purpose of this initiative is to develop relationships and work together with the state and local government institutions to improve and foster safer neighborhoods for those living in Lynn, Massachusetts.

LACC Presents Disney Keys to Excellence

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) in partnership with Solution Infusion, welcomes the world-renowned Disney Institute to the Boston University School of Management located at 595 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA on April 15, from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, for an incredible day of learning, insight, and inspiration. This one-day workshop will focus on leadership, management, customer service and loyalty, all with a Disney overtone. This is a rare opportunity to take an exclusive look at the "business behind the magic." Participants will learn business best practices from Walt Disney World® insiders, and discover ways to adapt and apply those best practices to their own organizations. For more information and to register call (877) 544 - 2384 or email registrations@keyUS.com.Read more

HALT Conference

The HALT conference is an event that helps the community to become more aware about teens doing positive things in the community. HALT stands for Harmony Among Lynn Teens. Dinner will be served at the conference along with summer job information, raffles and prizes and a talent show. The event will be on March 14 from 4:30 PM to 9 PM at St. Mary's High School (in the gym & cafeteria) located at 35 Tremont Street Lynn MA, 01902. for more information call Cathy at (781) 598 - 4291

SCI's Social Capitalist Luncheon

Social Capital Inc. is very pleased to announce its first annual Social Capitalist Luncheon. The Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, April 9th at the newly renovated Holiday Inn, in Beacon Hill. Featuring delicious food and drinks, a good time is sure to be had by all.


Lynn may be the newest SCI site but will be the city well represented at the Social Capitalist Luncheon on April 9th. Local businesses Eastern Bank and Compare Supermarkets have joined us as sponsors. Although Mayor Clancy can't join us in Boston at the luncheon, he is with us in spirit and sends his greetings in the program book. Rep. Steven Walsh will bring greetings from the City on the event program. To learn more about the luncheon and how you can participate, visit http://socialcapitalinc.org/luncheon or contact SCI headquarters at 781.935.2244 or krice@socialcapitalinc.org. Read more

Lynn Housing Authority Scholarship

The Governing Committee at the Lynn Housing Authority is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development (LHAND) scholarship program. To qualify for the scholorship you must be a Lynn resident, be enrolled in a two or four year degree program or an alternative career pathway.

All eligible applicants must fully complete their application by Tuesday, April 22, 2008 for consideration. Click here to download the application and find more information about the scholarship.

NAACP Banquet

The Lynn Chapter of the NAACP will be celebrating their 60th year here in Lynn. The anniversary event will be held on Saturday, March 22 at the Community Brotherhood Club, located on 15 Colburn Street. The event starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Featured speakers of the night will include current and past presidents of the Lynn chapter of the NAACP. Listen to the inspirational words while you enjoy a classic soul food dinner. A $20.00 donation is requested, this will help to support the NAACP. For more information call (781) 596 - 2227.



 

Gregg House Employment Opportunity

Gregg House is a neighborhood day care center located in Lynn. They are currently seeking someone to fill the recreational counselor position. New employee must be dedicated, energetic and creative and can adapt to the center’s mission. See below for full details.Read more

Snow Art

 
Walking in my neighborhood after the snowstorm, this snow man really caught my eye. What struck me most was the artist's decision to use 2 giant snow balls instead of the more traditional three.
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