Learn About How to Treat Knee, Hip Pain
Learn more about the less-invasive treatment option to relieve knee or hip pain called MAKOplasty® on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, 6-7 pm, at Norwood Hospital, 800 Washington Street, Norwood. Orthopedic specialists from Norwood Hospital will explain how MAKOplasty® -- an innovative robotic-arm assisted technology -- can effectively and more precisely treat early- to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee or hip. There will also be a Q and A session with the doctors and you can “meet our robot,” as well as hear from a patient who underwent this treatment option to relieve joint pain. Refreshments will be served and free parking is offered in the visitors’ parking lot. Please register to attend at 1-800-488-5959 or register online at www.http://steward.org/oth/Page.asp?
Norwood Fire Department to Host Open House
The Norwood Fire Department will be hosting an open house Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, featuring demonstrations of the aerial ladder, Jaws of Life Demo, 1-2 p.m., and how to put out a house fire and fire gear demo.
There will be balloons, Dunkin' Donuts and Papa Gino's.
Annual Craft Fair to be Held Oct. 19
The 20th annual Craft Affair at Norwood will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Norwood High, 245 Nichols St.. There will 60 quality crafters from throughout New England along with raffles. The admission is $3, $2 for seniors and $2 for children under 12. Proceeds go towards the "Post Prom Party" and to the betterment of the Norwood High School programs. Any questions should be directed to Amy Campbell at 781-255-7046 or email@example.com.
Thank You Runners
Norwood Circle Hope received a check from the proceeds from the Napper Tandy's Flyer, a four-mile road race held on Aug. 22. There were 260 runners who took part in the race. Charlotte Walsh, the owner of Charles River Running, Jim Henry, the owner of Winged Foot Running and John Jacobs of Napper Tandy's Norwood presented the check to Tim McDonough, the president of Norwood Circle of Hope.