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Norwood Retired Men's Club to Meet Jan. 14

Norwood Elks Club
Norwood Elks Club
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 our 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.

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.

Look Good, Feel Better Session at Norwood Hospital Cancer Center
Norwood Hospital Cancer Center at Foxboro will host an American Cancer Society sponsored Look Good…Feel Better session, Monday, Jan. 13. Volunteer beauty professionals will teach female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Women will learn about makeup techniques, skincare, nail care and options related to hair loss such as wigs, turbans and scarves. Each participant will receive a free cosmetics kit for use during and after the workshop. Light refreshments will be provided. To register for this event, please call DoctorFinder™ at 1-800-488-5959.

5K Race Set For New Year's Day
Norwood Hospital, a part of the Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward), today announced its sponsorship of the 2nd Annual “Back on My Feet New Year’s Day 5K” and children’s fun run. The 5K run, hosted by Charles River Running, begins at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day at the Knights of Columbus (572 Nichols St.) in Norwood. The race is followed by a hot breakfast for runners.

What to Wear Today
This will be the last day of mild day before the New Year brings a blast of freezing cold, according to WHDH. It will be a mixture of sun and clouds with highs in low 40s.

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