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Track team fundraiser
The Gloucester High School CoEd Track team will hold a fundraiser at Jalapeno’s restaurant, 86 Main St., on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. A 50/50 raffle will be held.
North Shore Friends
Every Sunday, the North Shore Friends (Quakers) meet at 10 a.m. Call 978-283-4585.
Northern Essex WIC
Northern Essex WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a program providing nutrition and health education, healthy food and other services free to Massachusetts families who qualify at the Gloucester Family Health Center, 302 Washington St.
Ask a Nurse
Now through May 6, graduate student at Salem State University working on a Practicum toward a Master’s Degree in Nursing will have office time at the Rose Baker Senior Center on Tuesdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Laura Gillette, RN, BSN, will be available for individual sessions to monitor blood pressure, medications, nutritional habits, and health issues. Laura will do home safety visits as well. Please stop by the reception area at the senior center for a visit with the Nurse.
Cellphones for soldiers
Gloucester High School collects old cell phones for overseas troops. No cords, batteries or any other accessories are needed. Phones may be dropped off at the GHS ROTC office. Call Rick at 978-281-9870, ext. 1212.