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Friday, January 1, 2021
BEST Announcements

Thank You For Donating!
A big thank you to all of the families who donated to our Appreciation Fund this year! We were able to provide $20 gift cards for all of the support staff at Davis and Lane schools (office staff, custodians, cafeteria staff, non-specific classroom aides, etc.).

If you would still like to make an end-of-year donation to the fund, you can donated directly online or mail cash/checks with a donation form.

Donate Online
Download Donation Form
Additional Davis & Lane Directories Available for Purchase
Additional copies of the directory are available now for purchase.  If you would like to purchase a copy of the directory, please contact the BEST PTO Directory team at best.pto.directory@gmail.com
Davis, Lane, & District Info
NEW Food Services Website
Download the Updated District Calendar
Davis School Website
Lane School Website
Aspen
Counseling Dept Website
BEST Website
BEST Welcome Brochure
Support Our Schools
Community

Looking for Girl Scout Cookies?   

Due to COVID-19 Girl Scouts are not permitted to do in-person delivery of cookies or in-person cookie booths at this time.  However, you can order cookies online from your favorite Bedford troop by visiting the Bedford Girl Scouts online cookie ordering website: 

https://sites.google.com/view/bedfordhanscomgirlscouts/cookie-links 

All cookies will be directly shipped (and if you order 6 or more boxes you save 50% on shipping). You may also use the website to donate cookies to the Boston Food Bank and Hanscom AFB.   

Your support helps the girls raise funds to support their activities, higher awards, travel, and the Bedford Hanscom Girl Scout Scholarship fund! 

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Bedford Recreation Department Winter Programs

Registration is open for winter programs. There are many virtual programs for both youth and adults to keep you engaged during the long winter ahead. Learn something new, stay active, or maybe you are looking for a unique gift for the holidays! 

Please note that the winter brochure will not be printed because it will be dynamic, changing as necessary to respond to safety guidelines for our community.  For more information, please see our website at www.bedfordrecreation.org.
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Register
MCC is hosting a virtual MLK Day Celebration on Monday January 18, 2021 at 1pm. 

As part of the celebration the Living the Dream Partners are looking to celebrate those in our community who seek to end racial injustice and work towards peace, unity, and diversity. 

If you would like to nominate a community member, please download the nomination form, and submit the completed form by email or mail to: Living The Dream Celebration Nomination, c/o Middlesex Community College, Attn: Donna Corbin, 33 Kearney Square, Lowell, MA 01852, corbind@middlesex.mass.edu.
Nomination Form
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Mental Health and Wellness Helpline - FREE for Bedford Residents

The William James INTERFACE Referral Service, offered through our Freedman Center, is a mental health and wellness referral Helpline available Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm, at 888-244-6843 (toll free). This is a free, confidential referral service for residents of participating communities. Bedford is one of these participating communities.

Callers from these participating communities are matched with licensed mental health providers from our extensive database, on average, within 2 weeks of their call to INTERFACE. Each referral best meets the location, insurance, and specialty needs of the caller.

To learn more visit Interface.WilliamJames.edu or our FB page https://www.facebook.com/INTERFACEReferralService

The Bedford Food Bank at Town Center Building

Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We will be distributing bags from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM at 12 Mudge Way (the Yellow building), rear entrance by the CoA. If you are in need of food before 12/31 call 781-275-7727 or email bedfordfoodbank@bedforma.gov.

Due to the generosity of our many partners, donors, and volunteers, we are able to serve all residents who are in need of food assistance. If you are in need of food, even temporarily, please come to the Drive-Thru Food Band on Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, or call 781-275-7727. No registration is required!

To learn more about this initiative, or how you can help, visit www.bedfordma.gov/BedfordFoodBank
Health Resources
How To Select Wear & Clean A Mask
Newsletter submissions are due by Wednesdays at 9:00 am to be included in the Friday edition. Please submit to Nina Tate at t8brood@gmail.com
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2020-21 Bedford Elementary Schools Together Board
Holly Munsie
, President  -  Nina Tate, Senior Vice President  -  Charlene Dunn, Vice President, Davis  -  Elizabeth Berner, Vice President, Lane  -  Carey Sclafini, Treasurer  -  JeaNa Agen, Assistant Treasurer  -  Leslie Savoy, Preschool Liaison  -  Melissa Brandt, Kelley Dadah, Coreen Garrett, Shannon Gilbertson, Rachel Mark, Christie Martin, Members-at-Large
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