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Friends of Seacoast
The Friends of Seacoast is a volunteer organization of family members and concerned community volunteers whose goal is to provide meaningful social activities for Seacoast’s residents. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. All are welcome. The next meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 11. Anyone wishing to make a donation in honor or in memory of a relative, friend or neighbor should send it to: “The Friends of Seacoast,” 298 Washington St., Gloucester, MA 01930.
Wellspring House, 302 Essex Ave., will offer its Adult Learning Initiative (ALI) session from Jan. 3–March 6, from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 978-281-3558, ext. 304. The next information and registration session are Thursdayd, Dec. 13 and 20, at 9 a.m.
SCORE, a resource partner of the Small Business Administration, offers free business advice and resource information to prospective and existing business owners at Cape Ann Business Incubator (CABI), 33 Commercial St., third floor (side entrance), every Tuesday. Using a three-person team approach, SCORE’s accredited counselors help develop a business plan, test the potential of a new business idea or determine the best solution to a business problem. Visit www.scorenemass.org or call 978-282-7779 to make an appointment.