Taking Care of Yourself & Others
Gentle Love Diaper Drive Tomorrow
Doantions of diapers and wipes can be dropped off on Friday, August 21st from 4pm-6pm at MHS Summit Street parking lot. Items collected will be brought to the Manchester Public Schools Welcome Center, who will help distribute the diapers and wipes to families in need. Want to support the pantry but unable to attend? CLICK HERE for an Amazon wishlist.
Urgent Need For Blood & Platelets
Hurry into your nearest donation center or blood drive to beat the heat and help save lives. When you come to give blood Aug. 1 - Sept. 3, we'll send you a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email courtesy of our partners at Amazon.
Upcoming Manchester blood drives include:
August 20 from 1:30pm-6:30pm at North United Methodist Church, 300 Parker Street.
August 27 from 8:00am-6:00pm at Our Companions Animal Rescue, 34 Sanrico Drive.
Sept. 1 from 11:00am-4:00pm at Buckland Hills Mall, 194 Buckland Hills Dr.
For more info and to schedule your appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS CLICK HERE to visit the Red Cross' website
Veterans Art of All Kinds Exhibit debuts Friday at 5pm
The Galleries @ WORK_SPACE are showcasing the creative work of Veterans and their family members (ages 18+) in its Veterans Art of All Kinds exhibit which will be on display from Friday, August 21st through Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 903 Main Street in Downtown Manchester, CT. In addition, We have 2 virtual art workshops with great artists/educators. Workshop 1: Power Word Art – Tues. Aug. 25, 7p-8:30p on Zoom. Workshop 2: Mandala Making – Thurs. Sept. 10, 7p-8p on Zoom (Veterans Only)
For open house hours and complete details CLICK HERE
Exciting news for Manchester on the Parkade Development! “This has been a true team effort. I would like to thank all the members of the Redevelopment Agency, the Board of Directors, and the staff for continuing to push this project forward," says Mayor Jay Moran. CLICK HERE to read the full story.