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Registration is open for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, which follows the entire marathon course through Wellesley and beyond, although shorter options are also available. The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 24, and funds raised support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Participants can choose from four route options (all routes conclude at the Copley Square Finish Line in Boston):
- Marathon Walk (26.2 miles) from Hopkinton
- Half Marathon Walk (13.1 miles) from Wellesley
- 10K Walk (6.2 miles) from Newton
- 5K Walk (3.1 miles) from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Can’t make it on Walk day? Register as a Virtual Walker
The over 8,900 expected walkers are treated to refueling stations along the course as well as a celebration at the Copley Square Finish Line, complete with food, music, and a speaking program.
All walkers commit to raise a minimum of $300, except for walkers 12 years old and younger whose fundraising commitment is $100. Register as a walker or to volunteer at www.JimmyFundWalk.org or call (866) 531-9255.
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at Wellesley Community Center (219 Washington St.) on Aug. 31 from 11am-4pm, with the goal of collecting at least 50 units of blood. Wellesley Dental Group and the Wellesley Community Center are hosting the event.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend. Donors with the following blood types are invited to donate by the Red Cross’ double red cell technology (2RBC): O- , O+, A- , B-. There are height and weight requirements, more information is available here. Prospective donors can also pre-register by visiting The Red Cross.
Donors can also complete pre-reading and health history questions online at Red Cross RapidPass and print out the form on the day of the blood drive. Please bring picture identification and remember to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating.
Three articles were affected:
This Article was adopted by the Town to assure the preservation and enhancement of the Town of Wellesley’s historical and cultural heritage by preserving, rehabilitating or restoring whenever possible, buildings that have distinctive architectural features or historical associations that contribute to the historic fabric of the Town.
This means that any home that was built in whole or in part on or before December 31, 1949 requires a Demolition Permit in order to be demolished. Buildings owned by the Town of Wellesley and dormitories and residence halls owned by educational institutions used to house students or staff are not considered Eligible Buildings for purposes of this Article.
15 individual Revolving Funds were authorized including:
Council on Aging Social and Cultural Programs Fund: $100,000.00
Funds programs for senior citizens, under the direction of the Council on Aging.
Recreation Summertime Revenues Fund: $30,000.00
Expenditures for summertime and special event programs and activities, under the direction of the Recreation Department.
Street Opening Maintenance Fund: $225,000.00
Expenditures under the direction of the Department of Public Works for administrative services related to issuing permits for work conducted in the public way and for inspection of that work to ensure compliance with town standards.