The second reading of these policies will take place at the June 11th School Committee meeting. Anyone wishing to make suggestions to these drafts should contact Judy Paolucci or any member of the School Committee.
The Hope In hands Community Garden begins its fourth season with a full compliment of gardeners.
Christ Episcopal Church of Rochdale owns , oversees, and provides the insurance coverage for garden volunteers. All other organizations involved provide their own liability insurance. This years gardeners are: Primary School, Leicester Food Pantry, Christ Episcopal Church, Leicester 4-H Club, and several individual gardeners from the community at large.
The Leicester Fire Dept. provides water for the rain barrels; the Leicester DPW provides wood chips as needed. One of the primary goals for the garden is to offer fresh produce to the Leicester Food Pantry who provides food for approx. 170 local families.The project received donations from Christ Church Episcopal Church Women; local residents and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation.
Any person or organization wishing to help out in any way please contact Lois Dorr-Wicklund 508 8928156 or Beth Rowden firstname.lastname@example.org. Financial donations may be mailed to Christ Episcopal Church, PO box 142 Rochdale, Ma. 01542 attn: Hope In Hands Community Garden AND please make your check out to 'Hope In Hands Community Garden.'
The Leicester Food Pantry which is located to the rear of St. Joseph's Church can also use volunteers throughout the year. Co ordinator of the pantry is Cheryl Cooney. Call the church office fo leave your name and number for Cheryl to contact 508 892-5695.