Wellesley Friendly Aid Association’s Wellesley Food Pantry will have a food drive on Saturday/Sunday, in keeping with the Giving Back theme of this weekend’s activities. Dropoff locations Saturday are Wellesley High School at the Pancake Festival and at Wellesley Police Department and Wellesley Fire Station #2 during their open houses. On Sunday, dropoff will be at the reviewing stand for the parade in Wellesley Square and at the fireworks.
Speaking of Wellesley Friendly Aid Association, its team is being honored as the Grand Marshalls for this year’s parade on Sunday. Also being honored are recently retired town planning director Rick Brown, recently retired fire chief Kevin Rooney, Harriet Warshaw (ex-Selectwoman, active on senior center and other issues) and Cathy Brauner, the Townsman’s editor.