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Needham celebrates Independence Day

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_27368" align="alignright" width="225"]A young boy tries to give a high five to a very tall revolutionary soldier. Photos by Daniel Curtin A young boy tries to give a high five to a very tall revolutionary soldier. Photos by Daniel...
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Cassie Bailey, Youth of the Year

The Needham Exchange Club provides recognition to four very accomplished graduating high school seniors in its Youth of the Month and Youth of the Year programs. Additionally, its scholarship program provides recognition and financial assistance for graduating seniors. Of these, Cassie Bailey was chosen to be the Club’s Youth of the Year. Cassie was also...
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Needham’s Keating recognized by VFW

Tom Keating, Vietnam Veteran and longtime Needham resident, has been named Outstanding Community Service Chairman 2017 by the National Headquarters of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). The National Recognition Award was presented to him last night by VFW Post 2498 Commander Rob Meltzer, who read the citation praising Keating for “the many outstanding contributions...
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Exchange Club spreads giving spirit

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Every December, the Exchange Club collects and donates holiday gifts to children in need. Both the Needham Community Council and the Walker Home receive and distribute these gifts. Each Exchange Club member takes home holiday gift bags to be filled with gifts for children in need. The gifts are suggested based on a list...
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Exchange Club celebrate 70 years

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The Needham Exchange Club is 70 years old this year. The club’s 100 women and men are proud of the 70 years of service they have provided to Needham. As most Needhamites know, the Exchange Club raises all of the money and provides all of the events for Needham’s 4th of July including...
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Needham celebrates Independence Day

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As it does every year, Needham celebrated July 4 with a bang, bringing people both from in and outside of town to enjoy the fun and fireworks. The celebrations represent some of the oldest July 4 festivities in the country. Sponsored by the Needham Exchange Club, the party began on Saturday evening with music,...
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Karizel Chapman is ACE award winner

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The Needham Exchange Club's Accepting the Challenge of Excellence (ACE) award is given to a Needham High School student who perseveres and attains high goals while overcoming difficult and challenging circumstances. These hardships can be physical, health related, financial, familial issues and others. This year’s Needham Exchange Club recipient for the ACE award...
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Playing for charities for thirty years

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In 1987, Joe Gillen and Don MacIntyre, active members of the Needham Exchange Club, had an idea to partner their love of golf with the charitable focus of the Club. They decided to start a golf tournament, with proceeds to benefit local non-profits. Thirty years later, and the tournament is still going strong,...
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Exchange Club marks Day of Service

The Needham Exchange Club marked its Annual Day of Service by focusing on the students of Needham, On Saturday, October 15, teams visited Hillside School and Pollard School to clean up, remove excess vegetation, limbs and trees and generally improve the usability of the courtyards and lots at the schools. pollard... 			
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Needham announces July 4 track winners

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As part of their annual July 4 festivities, the Needham Exchange Club hosted a number of track and field events. The Club has released a list of winners. They are as follows: Ages 5 and Under 50 Yard Dash – Girls 1. Emanuel Hazelton 2. Molly Scholz 3. Aristella Chandra 50 Yard Dash – Boys 1. Brayden Trach 2. Emmett Lowry 3....
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Needham High seniors named Youths of the Month

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Needham High seniors Jeremy Sutherland and Emily Oakes were honored at the February meeting of the Needham Exchange Club as the organization’s Youths of the Month.

The program recognizes local high school seniors who have dedicated themselves to community service. The Exchange Club honors...

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Babs and Bob Moss receive Needham Exchange Club award

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

The Needham Exchange Club recently honored Babs and Bob Moss with its prestigious Book of Golden Deeds Award, which honors “unsung heroes” in the community who “quietly provide volunteer services.”

Ordinarily, the award is given to an individual but this year the Exchange Club decided...

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