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Five Things: Trampolines, Town Council & Stress

Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Jan. 14.


Town Council meeting: The agenda includes ratification of a new entertainment license for Besosand continuing discussion of the proposal to merge the Fire District with the town. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.

‘Stressed to the Max!’
Parents are invited to listen and learn from healthcare professionals offering insights on student stress, identifying problem behaviors and offering solutions for students and parents to survive in today's world of enormous distractions and pressures. The forum consists of: John Femino, M.D., and founder of Meadows Edge Recovery Center in N.K. specializing in addiction issues and substance abuse, Jessica Kaplan, M.S.W., clinical social worker specializing in mood disorders and child/adolescent issues and Nina Mackta, M.S.W., Director of Strategic Mentoring Group in E.G. with 30 years’ experience working with children and families. In the auditorium at St. Luke’s Church at 6:30 p.m.

Trampoline Park Fundraiser: An East Greenwich High School senior is holding a fundraiser at Launch trampoline park. The money raised will support a school for restavek children in Haiti. Please come and help raise enough money to keep this school open. The fundraiser is open to all ages. You will need to visit the Launch website and print out a waiver if you have not been to Launch before. Also, please print out the flyer and present it when you buy your ticket to support the fundraiser. Thank you for your support! $14. From 5 to 9 p.m. 

Vote for our winter Facebook cover photo: Readers uploaded 24 photos of winter scenes in and near East Greenwich. Now it’s time to vote on your favorite. Click here, review the photos and leave your choice in the comments section (each photo is numbered). Voting lasts until Tuesday at noon.

On Tuesday … 

Community Flu Shot Clinic: If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, there will be a Community Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cole Middle School. Anyone 6 months or older can get the flu shot. In addition the pneumonia and Tdap vaccines will be available. There is no out-of-pocket expense. If you have insurance, bring your card. If you have questions, contact the Wellness Company, 401-461-0662.

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