December 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Framingham Union Aid Association, Inc.
MetroWest Medical Center
115 Lincoln Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Contact: Noreen Bigelow (774-279-2070)
Framingham Union Aid Association Announces 2018 Grant Program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Framingham, MA December 1, 2017 – The Framingham Union Aid Association, Inc. (FUAA) announces their 2018 grant program. FUAA has applications available for grant money for non-profit organizations that qualify under IRS Section 501c3 and are part of the MetroWest towns of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Marlborough, Medway, Millis, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland. FUAA will support projects related to education and/or services in the field of healthcare; research in the field of healthcare; improving public health and/or social services. Applications are available for download from their new website, https://www.framunionaid.org/.
January 5, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Main Library, Costin Room
Presented by Mark Richardson of The New England Wild Flower Society
According to NASA, more surface area in the United States is covered by lawn than by any other single irrigated crop. Lawns are resource-heavy, requiring irrigation, fertilizer, and pesticides to thrive in our climate. Learn why you should “kill your lawn” and how to replace it with beautiful and environmentally friendly native plantings.
About Mark Richardson:
Mark oversees the Society’s botanic garden, Garden in the Woods, and its native plant nursery operation, Nasami Farm. He studied ornamental horticulture at University of Rhode Island while helping to run a mid-sized ornamental plant nursery before finding his true passion in public horticulture. He led undergraduate programs at Longwood Gardens, where he overhauled the curriculum of the Professional Gardener Program, and oversaw adult education at Brookside Gardens. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Delaware’s Longwood Graduate Program.