Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Muriel "Muffy" Janet Meklenburg was very involved in the Original Congregational Church in Wrentham.
Tuesday, April 2
Muriel "Muffy" Janet (Meklenburg) Jackson passed away Easter morning, March 31, 2013, two days after her 94th birthday. As always, she was surrounded by family, including all three of her children and all seven grandchildren. Born March 29, 1919 in Queens, N.Y., to Albert and Lillian Meklenburg, Muriel and her beloved husband, Robert "Bud" Everett Jackson, raised their family on Long Island, N.Y. where she lived until his death in 1983. She moved to Wrentham, to live with her son John's family where she became an integral part of the Original Congregational Church. More recently, she had been living in Connecticut her daughter, Janet. She loved to paint, cook and work in her garden and to send hand-written letters and cards, even if it …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
State Representative Daniel Winslow and his follow legislators showed their support for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign.
Tuesday, February 19
Representative Daniel Winslow (R-Norfolk) and his fellow legislators in support of Go Red for Women Feb. 6 at the Massachusetts State House. Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s campaign to raise awareness among women about heart disease, which kills one woman a minute. More women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined. Unfortunately, the killer isn’t as easy to see. Heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood. The event featured remarks by Senator and Representative, co-chairs of the Caucus of Women Legislators, Senator Candaras (D-Wilbraham) and Representative Balser (D-Newton), Senate President Murray (D-Plymouth) and Speaker DeLeo (D-Winthrop) American Heart Association volunteers, Dr. Reene …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The American Heart Association offers tips on how to keep your resolutions to improve your health.
The following was submitted by the American Heart Association: The holidays, for most Americans, means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. With more than 60 percent of Americans being overweight and obese, weight loss is very often the most common New Year’s Resolution. But unfortunately, people also very commonly fail at maintaining their healthy New Year’s Resolution. The American Heart Association offers simple lifestyle tips for jumpstarting your goals for the New Year and achieving optimum heart health. Mindless Eating Mindless eating is consuming food just because it’s there. It’s eating while distracted – watching TV, working at a computer or texting on our smartphones. It’s…