Boston's 4th Annual Wounded Vet Run is happening on Sunday, April 7th.  Support three of New England's most severly wounded Veterans, Master Sgt. Joseph Deslauriers, Cpl. Kevin Dubois and Spc. Andy Kingsley.  Register today or make a donation, and stop by Suffolk Downs after the run for a special ceremony, food, live music, beer tent, vendors, raffle items and a stunt show.  Click here for more info!

FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014
SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB
HINGHAM, MA

The Friends of Home Care at South Shore Hospital are hosting the 11th Annual Hoedown for Home Care. The fun begins with cocktails, followed by dinner, a 50/50 drawing and raffle.  Live music from Southern Sky Band!

All proceeds benefit the Home Care Division of South Shore Hospital, which provides Hospice, Visiting Nurse and Private Duty Services to people in more than 30 communities on the South Shore.

Tickets are $35.  Cocktails 6 PM.  Dinner 7PM.  Music and dancing 8-11 PM.  Click here for details!

 

A little girl named Jacqueline has her open heart surgery delayed because a shortage of type o negative blood. She is not alone. Every two seconds someone in America needs a blood transfusion. Severe winter weather and cold temperatures across the country have lead to an urgent need for all blood types, especially type o negative.  Won’t you help make a difference for someone like Jacqueline?  Patients in need are counting on you. Give blood and help us make up the shortfall. The call 1-800- RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org

The Sun Life Rising Star Awards program supports students and nonprofit organizations that are committed to building a stronger future through education.

Since 2010, Sun Life has invested nearly $4 million in grants, scholarships, and other resources. Our Rising Stars provide hope that together we can beat the odds.

Learn more about how you can get involved, click here.

Join us June 8, 2014 for the 6th annual Bicycles Battling Cancer as cyclists and volunteers from the local community and beyond come together under the inspirational theme “Who do you ride for?”. Together we can fight cancer, a disease that affects one in four people.

At Bicycles Battling Cancer your energy and generosity make a real difference for people fighting cancer through the local programs in our community that benefit from the event’s success. With your sponsorship, and the fund-raising efforts of our participants, we are making a difference in the fight against cancer.

We look forward to riding and fighting cancer with you! Click Here for more info! 

Miles For Hope is holding its 4th Annual “Moving Towards A Cure®” event in Boston.  Come join us on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 for a family-friendly day to include a 5K or 1M Run/Walk at beautiful DCR’s Artesani Park! This is a HEROS & VILLIANS event so come dressed in your best costume! Day of event registration begins at 8:00 A.M. and 5K starts at 9:00 A.M. Register in advance at http://Boston.MilesForHope.org . Fees: 5K Run & 1M Walk $25 thru 4/20/14. Fees will be $30 thereafter.  Virtual participants welcomed.  All fees include an event t-shirt if registered by 4/10/14.  After this date, only while supplies last. Portion of the proceeds will go to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Visit Miles For Hope at http://www.MilesForHope.org for more information.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  If you would like to help out, please call (727) 781-4673, or register as a volunteer online.

2014 COUNTRY STAR SEARCH

Country Star Search on April 26 & 27.  Categories range from age 3 through adults in the following areas:  Vocalist, Entertainer, Duo, Group, Band, Insturmentalist, Dancer, Dance Team, Songwriter, CD, and Music Video.  All entries must be new or traditional country, gospel, bluegrass, country dance, or clogger.  Winners will be announced at the gala New England Country Music Organization Awards on June 29 at the CHS Performing Arts Center in Chelmsford, MA.

Click here for more!

Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center is a full-service children's hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. As part of Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children is the principal teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine. Floating Hospital for Children offers a comprehensive range of pediatric services from prevention and primary care to the most sophisticated treatment of rare and unusual conditions. Their focus and mission every day is to improve the lives of children and their families.

Learn more HERE

Country 102.5 invites you to pitch in to help feed America -  and those hungry right here in Massachusetts. Thousands are hungry, and you can help. Visit Feedingamerica.org to contribute and make a difference....and thanks....from Country 102.5