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Doing good: Girl Scout organizes training program for special needs babysitters

October 5, 2012 03:04:19 PM
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This is the latest in the Doing Good series which features stories of Southborough residents who are doing their part to help the causes they hold near and dear.

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Doing good: Southborough mother to race for firefighter’s son

September 28, 2012 03:26:58 PM
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We hear a lot about all the wonderful people who compete in various races to raise money for charity: 5K’s, bike races, marathons, and the like. On Saturday, Southborough mother Linda Ledoux will be one of those people racing for charity, but her race is going to be considerably faster – and louder – than most.

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Doing good: Trottier student raises awareness of world hunger

August 30, 2012 03:23:00 PM
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Trottier sixth grader Kaasinath Balagurnath wants to make a difference in the fight against world hunger. While a fifth grader at Neary, Kaasinath created a team on the UN-sponsored website freerice.com, where he and his fellow students answered trivia questions to earn donations of rice for those in need. At last check, Kaasinath and his team had donated nearly 100,000 grains of rice.

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Doing Good: Southborough family holds yard sale on Saturday to raise money for pediatric cancer research

May 17, 2012 04:24:40 PM
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When Southborough third grader Gabrielius Bazikas was 3-1/2 years old, he was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Now nine years old, Gabi is a cancer survivor and he and his family are giving back to those who helped him get healthy.

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Doing Good: Southborough sisters worlds apart race for veterans

May 9, 2012 04:22:51 PM
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Southborough natives Robin and Kerry Kendall are worlds apart. Robin is here in Southborough and Kerry is deployed with Special Forces in Afghanistan. But later this month they’ll both make a journey to cross home plate.

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Doing Good: Woodward students collect Pennies for Patients

April 27, 2012 04:27:20 PM
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During the month of August, Woodward students have been collecting pennies – among other currency – to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. At last tally, their Pennies for Patients drive had collected more than $2,000.

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Doing Good: Recent cancer survivor to walk her first Relay for Life tomorrow

April 26, 2012 04:28:13 PM
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In the summer of 2011 life was good for Southborough resident Tricia Andron. Married 2-1/2 years, she and husband Lee were practically still newlyweds. They had good jobs and bought a house in Southborough. They had just celebrated their daughter’s first birthday and were planning a family vacation to Greece.

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Doing good: Southborough native organizes walk to benefit those with heart defects

April 25, 2012 04:35:24 PM
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Southborough native Kim Edgren was born with a congenital heart defect. Throughout her life she’s faced medical procedures and multiple open heart surgeries to manage her condition. On Saturday she will do her part to help the millions of others who like her have been impacted by congenital heart disease.

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Doing Good: Southborough resident to participate in AngelRide

April 18, 2012 12:24:33 PM

With the season of charity runs, walks, and rides, upon us, there are no shortage of stories of Southborough residents going above and beyond to do their part for causes they hold near and dear. It began earlier this week when a number of our neighbors braved the heat to run the Boston Marathon for their favorite charity.

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