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October 2013 News

Enjoy our latest e-news including Andrea’s report back from a national conference.


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Wanted a Few Good Volunteers!

Bridges Together is recruiting for three types of volunteer opportunities. CLASSROOM OPPORTUNITIES – 1 hour per week for 6 weeks: Bridges: Growing Older, Growing Together is seeking a few good volunteers, 55 and older, to…




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Theory & Practice

Yesterday, I went to visit WPI (Worcester Polytechnical Institute). Since the college’s founding in 1865, the motto has been “Theory and Practice”. “Theory and practice” – that’s what we do at Bridges Together. We integrate…


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Remembering George K.

It was September, 1991.  I was a college student at Holy Cross and started working at the Sudbury Senior Center coordinating intergenerational programs that brought seniors and children together.  I asked the senior center director…


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Nice or necessary?

Over the past year, as we’ve talked about our efforts to help people create intergenerational opportunities, people often say that our work is “so nice”.  However, we’ve come to realize that not only is this…


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An Old-Fashioned Parade

Today, it’s so dreary out and hard to get motivated.  It’s hard to believe that one week ago there were bright blue skies and we were celebrating July 4th! The excitement could be felt from…


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What a year!

Recently, someone asked what were the key achievements of Bridges Together in the past year (which was also our first year).  This was our response: 620 children and their families, 150 volunteers, plus teachers and…



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