5 Things You Need to Know Today: April 23
Register to race in support of ALS and find out how to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol.
Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.
1. Looking to help a good cause and be a part of one of Hopkinton's biggest community events? The 9th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial 5k is hoping to fill the 1800 registration spots. The race has been full for the past few years and director Abbie Rosenberg said she expects it to be again this year.
2. Are you worried that your teenage son or daughter may be using drugs and alcohol? Tonight at 7 p.m. Hopkinton Youth Services Coordinator Jean Vazza will be at the library to talk with parents about how to deal with a child that is experimenting with substances. Contact Jvazza@hopkinton.org to register.
3. Two Hopkinton residents, Bruce Karlin, M.D. and James F.X. Kenealy, M.D., have been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the statewide professional association of physicians. They will receive their awards at the Society’s annual meeting in Boston on May 19.To read the full press release head to our announcements section.
4. This week we want to help you plan for all of the upcoming spring festivities that involve flowers. We're asking Hopkinton Patch readers to vote for your favorite florist in town.
5. Did you know that you can upload your own pictures and videos to Hopkinton Patch to share with everyone around town? Check out the Pics & Clips tab at the top of every page to see what has already been uploaded.