National Alliance for Mentally Ill to Meet Jan.2

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill--South Norfolk affiliate  will hold its monthly meeting in Cafeteria B of the Lorusso Building at Norwood Hospital, Thursday, Jan.2, at 7 p.m. Mental illness is a label for a variety of diseases of the brain. Often it strikes in late adolescence, devastating the afflicted person and the family. The Alliance is composed of such families who find mutual support and join together to advocate for their loved ones. In case of inclement weather, cancellation will be ruled by  announcement for the Norwood schools. For further information call Ray at 508-668-2941.

Norwood Retired Men's Club to Meet Jan. 14
The first meeting in the 28th year for the Norwood Retired Men’s Club will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m. in the Norwood Elks. President Tom Tobin will again lead for the 2014 year. They will be selling tickets for their 11th annual Valentine dinner. It will be held at the Apollo this year and will be open to the general public as well. The price will be $30 per person. You will have a choice of scrod or prime rib. It will be at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Tables of 10 can be reserved in advance. There will be a limited number, so make your plans early. You don’t have to be  Norwood resident to join the NRMC but you must be at least 60 and retired or semi retired. Plenty of parking. Just walk in and someone will greet you.

Planet Fitness to Host Grand Opening
Patrick House, the Season 10 winner of The Biggest Loser will be visiting the new Planet Fitness in Norwood to celebrate the club's grand opening, Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. The ribbon cutting will be at 5:30 p.m. The facility is located at 418 Walpole St., Rte. 1A in Norwood. KISS 108 will be broadcasting live from the event and Jasper White's Summer Shack will be catering the event.

Norwood Public Access Offers Youth Video Club
Norwood Public Access Television Inc. is offering its Middle School Afterschool Workshop, Youth Video Club There will be three classes offered according to your child’s grade at the NPA-TV Studios located in Norwood High School. Children will learn the basics of video production and at the end of the session they will produce a live program showcasing their work. Class size is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis. Registration will open on Jan. 9 at 10 a.m, and close when classes have been filled. No advance registrations will be accepted.  Monday classes will run from Jan. 27 – March 31 (No class on Presidents Day) and Tuesday classes will run Jan. 28 – April 1. To register, call Sarah Sullivan at NPA at 781-551-0338 or e-mail Sarah@npatv.org. Eighth Grade Class: Monday 3:30-5 p.m., Seventh Grade Class: Monday 5:30-7 p.m., Sixth Grade Class: Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m. Visit www.npatv.org for current schedules and more information. You can watch NPA-TV on Comcast: Channels 8, 12 & 22, Norwood Light Broadband: Channels 22, 23 and 24, and Verizon Channels 33, 34, and 35.

What to Wear Today
There will be light snow this morning, followed by a lull during the afternoon, according to WHDH.The snow will go from Thursday into Friday with upwards to a foot of snow at around 10 a.m. It will be cold with temperatures in the 20s with increasing winds.


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