March 14, 2019

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Benefits Teen BLOCK

“Play that fiddle, because it was musical chairs at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. Eileen Donoghue once again hosted the annual roast, this time as city manager instead of state senator, alongside her successor former Mayor Ed Kennedy. The event Thursday evening was full of jokes, jokes about jokes and occasional heartfelt sentiments. It was attended by roughly 350 people and was expected to raise about $10,000 for Lowell Community Health Center Teen BLOCK, though the final amount was not yet calculated as of Thursday night.”

February 22, 2019

Lowell CHC Participates in Opioid Forum with Congresswoman Trahan

“After hearing the dire opioid stories from local first responders, law enforcement, health-care providers and those who have lost loved ones to the crisis, U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan could confidently state that the model of care is clearly broken. That longer-term recovery plans are key in the fight against this insidious disease. And there’s a workforce shortage, not enough people have access to treatment, the funding model needs to change, and the system is not designed to proactively help people who are struggling.”

February 4, 2019

Teen BLOCK Hosts RevoYOUTHtion Youth Conference

“Youth must recognize the power within them, bring their ideas to the table and back them with action if they want to make lasting change on issues that matter to them. That was the message 17-year-old March For Our Lives Boston organizer Vikiana Petit-Homme had for area youth who gathered Saturday morning for Lowell Community Health Center Teen BLOCK’s first RevoYOUTHtion youth conference.”

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