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Oct 2012 Electronics Recycling Event

RecycleItems can be recycled ranging from $2 per small items such as re- mote toy cars and alarm clocks – $20 per large appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, grills (no propane tanks) and lawn equipment (no gas or oils)

Car/truck load price is negotiable.

All donations are 100% tax deductible as we are a Non-Profit organization. Proceeds from this event go back into the local community, through GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club programs.

We will also accept ink cartridges, batteries and cell phones. Paper, Books and clothing can be disposed of in the proper containers in the upper St.

2012 Electronics Recycling Event

RecycleItems can be recycled ranging from $2 per small items such as re- mote toy cars and alarm clocks – $20 per large appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, grills (no propane tanks) and lawn equipment (no gas or oils)

Coordinate with your friends and neighbors to get a full car dis- count.. fit as much as you can in your vehicle (not dump truck) and pay no more than $100

All donations are 100% tax deductible as we are a Non-Profit organization. Proceeds from this event go back into the local community,

Easter Baskets for 2012

Members of GFWC Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club gathered on Sunday, April 1, 2012 to assemble 45 Easter baskets and 22 goodie bags to be donated to the Together We Can Family Network.  TWC is a network of activities, support, education and community resources for all families with children, prenatal through kindergarten.

Items were donated by members of MJWC, community members and attendees at our 2012 Team Trivia Night fundraiser.

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MJWC Trivia Night – March 30, 2012

MJWC Trivia NightMJWC’s annual Team Trivia fundraiser will be Friday, March 30, 2012!

Trivia nights are informal, fun, competitions where teams battle to see who has the greatest knowledge of matters trivial. General knowledge and trivial interest questions are asked by a trivia host and the winners are the team which, at the end of the night, have correctly answered the most number of questions.

You do not have to form your own teams. We’ll seat you with other eager attendees. Or, if you prefer, you can form your own team and reserve a table of 8 or 10.

Helping Furnishing Options

At the annual Heritage Fair in Marlborough, MA on October 2, 2011, GFWC Marborough Junior Woman’s Club helped sell mugs filled with goodies to benefit Furnishing Options in Marlborough.  Furnishing Options is a terrific organization that we find as many ways as possible to support.  It provides free furniture and household items to people who are coming out of shelters or just establishing homes after difficult situations.  MJWC volunteers every 5th Saturday in the store, makes monetary donations and looks for all kinds of different ways to help this fantastic organization.  This year, one of our members discovered boxes and boxes of coffee mugs someone had donated. 

2011 MJWC 9/11 Baskets

September 11, 2011 was the 10th anniversary of the horrific attacks on this country. For the 9th year, MJWC created and presented thank you baskets to our local police and fire stations. 9/11 made us realize we don’t thank and appreciate our service personnel like we should so we started the 9/11 baskets project. Every year we present each fire and police station in our town with a little token of our appreciation — a basket filled with home baked goodies, games, puzzles and items to enjoy. This was our 9th year doing the 9/11 baskets. We will do them as long as we are able.

MJWC wins Marlboro Lions' Amazing Race

The Marlborough Lions Club held their fourth Amazing Marlborough Race on Sunday, June 12, 2011 with another exciting finish. Three teams left the final stage of the race at exactly the same time and headed for the Pit Stop where there was one more challenge to complete to determine a winner. A fourth team was just two minutes behind the leaders after nearly five hours of racing to make for the most competitive finish among the four races held to date.

Read the full story at Main Street Journal.

MJWC Presents Death by Chocolate – An Interactive Murder Mystery

MJWC’s major Spring fundraiser was an original interactive murder-mystery, Death by Chocolate.  There were two performances, April 15 and 16, 2011 at the Hudson Elks.  Death by Chocolate was conceived and directed by Marlboro Junior Teresa Loftin Scarpato.  The cast worked for months improvising the scenes and dialog until we had a cohesive play.  The cast included:

  • Clara M. Calderón played Lola Montell
  • Mark Durrenberger played James K Tiberious
  • Beth English (MJWC member) played Roxanne Flaherty
  • Ariella Greenspan played Marilyn Von Eulenspiegel
  • Nicole Hatlevig played Lacy Q
  • JJ Lynch (MJWC member) played Stella Doreaux
  • Scott Rossini played Detective Skip deClue
  • Joe Scarpato played Dick Tracy
  • Teresa Loftin Scarpato (MJWC member) played Max Target
  • Jodi Schoolcraft (MJWC member) played Kit Katz

The play featured an amateur theater company putting on their first play,

Metrowest Princess Boutique A Huge Success

On March 12, 2011, the Marlborough Juniors hosted the Metrowest Princess Boutique – which helps qualified girls get to the prom by easing the financial burden for them and their family.

Marlborough Juniors helped with this event in 2009 and 2010 and eventually took over organizational responsibility in 2011.  Maureen Ahern Mongeau had previously run and organized this event.

The purpose of the event is to ease the financial burden on girls and their families by providing a place where they can come to fulfill their needs for formal wear.   Each girl has a personal shopper to assist in finding formal dress wear,