TICKS AND MOSQUITOES by Ashley Pavlakos Public Health Nurse, Town of Tyngsborough

     It is that time of year again when ticks and mosquitoes are most active (April-September). As you prepare to go outdoors this season here are a few tips to remember on how to best protect yourself from these pesky bugs.  

     Ticks are known to live in grassy, brushy, or wooded areas. Spending time outside doing activities that are common to where ticks live could potentially bring you in close contact with them. Some …

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BUDGET BUDDIES

We have great opportunities for those who are looking to volunteer. Go to our website to learn more. If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at any time and we will place you in an upcoming program. Contact Berny Lugo blugo@budgetbuddies.org for more information. We will have programs starting in March, details will be posted as they are available on the website www.budgetbuddies.org

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HELP WITH FUNERAL EXPENSES

For those of you who are working with families who have lost a loved one due to COVID, in case you were not aware, under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA provides grants of $9,000 to cover funeral expenses. 

Information at: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance#apply

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WESTERN AVENUE

 See what’s happening on our social sites! Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.   We host at least one event monthly, on the first Saturday of the month.  The location is 122 Western Avenue, Lowell, MA

https://www.facebook.com/events/885455905731843/?active_tab=discussion

Western Avenue | Studios & Lofts  978-710-8605   http://www.westernavenuestudios.com

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DUNSTABLE EVANGELICAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

518 Main St, Dunstable, MA 01827 www.dunstablechurch.org Pastor Bobby Ross   pastorbobby@dunstablechurch.org 978-649-6251

 DECC is a welcoming church at the heart of the Dunstable community.  “We gather to glorify God, to Grow in Christ and to live the gospel in the world.”

We are grateful to be able to join in worship and learning with technology and well-spaced seating in our building, and we welcome all who wish to participate. If you would like to join …

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Beneficiary Designation Mistakes to Avoid By Edward H. Adamsky

Remember that your Will or Trust only controls assets that are not controlled in some other way. Many of your assets pass by Beneficiary Designation rather than through the terms or your Will or Trust. The common ones are Life Insurance and Retirement Accounts. You can also name beneficiaries on bank accounts with the ITF designation (a misnomer as it stands for “In Trust For,” but is really just a beneficiary designation) and you can …

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Planning for a Child with a Disability By Edward H. Adamsky

            As a parent of a child with a disability you may be anxious when thinking about your passing. It requires careful thought and planning. The choices available may impact not only your child with a disability but your other children and grandchildren. The needs of the child with a disability must be considered but the needs and desires of the other family members cannot be overlooked.

            You will want to consider the government …

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CAREER CENTER OF LOWELL

CAREER CENTER OF LOWELL
107 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852 978-458-2503
Informational Session for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
This information session will detail services offered by the SCSEP. The program is for those individuals 55 years or older and are unemployed.
Program includes:
…Paid-on-the-job training opportunities at minimum wage in your community.
…An opportunity to update your skills and learn new ones.
…Current job experience for your résumé.
…Job search assistance and …

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