THE SAUGUS ADVOCATE – FriDAy, April 21, 2023 Page 19 THE SOUNDS | FROM PAGE 17 Summer Track Camp, which will be scheduled on running days behind the Belmonte, from 6-8 p.m. Some important dates for six to 18 year olds: June 19-22: Trial and final registration week. June 26-30: First formal week. July 3-7: Second formal week. July 7: Pasta Dinner at Prince Pizzeria at 6 p.m. July 8: In-house meet at Belmonte starting at 10 a.m. July 10-13: Retrain week. July 15: Summer Showdown at Cranston, R.I. First-year runners will be charged $250. The price will be $200 for runners returning from spring; $150 for returning runners from spring who have a uniform; $100 for runners with three-plus years in the program; and $50 for those with three-plus years in the program who have a uniform. The cost includes Camp t-shirt, pasta dinner, entry in Summer Showdown and uniform. Please register for Summer Track Camp by June 1 to assure uniform for Cranston. C.H.A.R.M. Center is open The Town of Saugus announced that the community’s compost, C.H.A.R.M Center will be open to residents on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The site is located behind the Department of Public Works at 515 Main St. Stickers are required to gain seasonal access to the site. Stickers may be purchased for $25.00 at the Department of Public Works (DPW) located at the Compost Site when making your visit to the Compost Site. The Town accepts checks only for payment of the $25. No cash will be accepted. Kindly bring a check when visiting. Thank you! Compost site stickers must be permanently placed on the lower left corner of residents’ automobile windshields. Vehicles registered out of state are not permitted. Yard waste must be disposed of in brown compost bags or open containers. The Town will accept grass clippings, leaves, and brush. As in years past, no branches or limbs larger than three inches in diameter are permitted. Residents may call Scott Brazis at the Solid Waste and Recycling Department at 781-231-4036 with questions. For more information about the Town of Saugus, visit www.saugus-ma.gov Last call for SAVE Environmental Scholarship Today is the last day to apply for the $1,000 environmental scholarship being offered by Saugus Action Volunteers for the Environment (SAVE). Saugus residents of the graduating Class of 2023 or Saugus residents who are currently firstyear college attendees are eligible to apply. This is a scholarship for students who will be or are attending a two/four-year college or other educational institution and pursuing a degree in an area that would positively impact the environment. Applicants can download the SAVE 2023 Environmental Scholarship Application Form found at www.saugusSAVE.org. Together with the completed application form, please include a separate sheet (identified with your initials only) that provides a brief summary of any of your activities relating to the environment and describe how you feel your career choice will positively impact the environment. Please email (preferred method) your application – no later than midnight on April 21, 2023 – to: SAVE Co-President, Ann Devlin, at adevlin@aisle10. net OR mail your application (postmarked by April 21, 2023) to: SAVE, P.O. Box 908, Saugus, MA 01906. Again, the deadline to submit your application is today/tonight (Friday, April 21, 2023) Pam Harris Scholarship The Saugus River Watershed Council (SRWC) is offering the following $500 Pam Harris Memorial Scholarship for the spring of 2023. This scholarship will recognize and support graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated environmental leadership and plan to continue in the environmental field through a course of study in college or as volunteers. Send in applications by May 26 to Mary Lester – marylester@saugusriver.org Applicants must be able to demonstrate their personal commitment to protecting the environment. Examples include volunteer work associated with environmental conservation, part-time jobs working to protect the environment, academic achievement and/or selecting a college course of study in the environmental field. They must also demonstrate a commitment to public health aspects of environmental protection. Pam Harris was a nurse, volunteer member of the Saugus Board of Health and an SRWC Board Member. Pam was committed to improving public health for families in the Saugus River watershed by addressing the most troubling sources of pollution. • Applicants must be graduating from high school during the spring of 2023 and live in one of the 11 communities that are part of the watershed council, including Saugus. Saugus River Watershed Council staff, contractors, board members or members of their immediate families are not eligible to apply. Join the Saugus River Watershed in person for takeout on May 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Fundraiser at Prince Pizzeria on Route 1 South. Saugus Youth Baseball/ Softball Scholarship The family of Stephen Wing is pleased to announce the availability of a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from any area high school who participated in a Saugus youth baseball or softball program. Applicants must be planning to attend a post-secondary school. The $500 Stephen Wing Memorial Scholarship was created by Stephen’s family in memory of a boy who loved life and thoroughly enjoyed playing and participating in youth baseball programs. Stephen’s desire to improve and willingness to work hard to achieve a goal enabled him to be considered a skilled baseball player. Stephen lost his battle with illness at the age of 10. Interested seniors are asked to provide the screening committee with the following: (1) a copy of your student data sheet (resume) and (2) a persuasive cover letter indicating why the applicant is an appropriate candidate for the scholarship. (Cover letter should indicate the teams/ leagues participated in and the candidate’s efforts to work hard to achieve goals.) Additionally, the Wing Family seeks a candidate who demonstrates persistence and teamwork. The student data sheet (resume) and cover letter should be submitted to the Wing Memorial scholarship c/o Ed Nazzaro (enazzaro47@comcast. net) on or before Friday, May 19, 2023. Food Pantry notes The Saugus United Parish Food Pantry is open today (Friday, April 21) from 9:30-11 a.m. Veterans bricks available The Saugus War Monument Committee, once again, is sponsoring the Buy A Brick Program to honor all those who have served their country. If you would like to purchase one in the name of someone who is presently serving or has served, in the memory of a loved one, or just for someone from your family, school, etc., the general pricing is $100 for a 4″ X 8″ brick (three lines) or $200 for 8″ X 8″ brick (five lines). Each line is a maximum of 15 characters. The improvement and upkeep of the monument on the corner of Winter and Central Streets rely on the generosity of donors through fundraising. The brick application must be in by Sept. 15 to ensure the bricks will be ready for Veterans Day. Please contact Corinne Riley at 781-231-7995, for more information and applications. Media truck will honor late veterans The Saugus Veterans Council will be doing something new this year in the Memorial Day Parade. There will be a media truck displaying sites that honor our veterans, and photos of our deceased military men and women to remember them during the parade. If you want a deceased family member or friend who served in the military to be included, please send a photograph and name to stevecastinetti@comcast.net. Run for a cause, run with the Y tomorrow Join the Saugus Family YMCA’s Not a Walk in the Park 5k and help support your community. This family-friendly run/walk takes you through the beautiful scenery of Breakheart Reservation in Saugus. Registration includes post-race refreshments and prizes for runners in every age category. All proceeds support the YMCA of Metro North Annual Fund to provide access to YMCA child care, camp and health & wellness programs to everyone. Race Details: Tomorrow (Saturday, April 22), 8:30 a.m. race start; packet pick-up for preregistered runners: 7:00 a.m.; race day registration: 7:00 a.m.; where: Breakheart Reservation – 177 Forest St. Saugus. Packet Pick-up: Today (Friday, April 21), 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saugus Family YMCA, 298 Main St., Saugus. Race features: Chip Timing by Bay State Race Services; postrace refreshments; awards to the top finishers in each age group; T-shirt guaranteed to those who register prior to April 7. The YMCA of Metro North Road Race Series raises funds for a variety of charitable activities that benefit our community. Participants in their four unique 5k races run or walk to support the YMCA of Metro North Annual Fund and raise money to provide access to YMCA childcare, THE SOUNDS | SEE PAGE 20 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAM: FOOD SERVICES VENDOR RFP Number 04-14-001 Pioneer Charter School of Science is seeking a food service vendor. • PCSS is open 195 School days. • PCSS needs service 5 days a week. • Number of Students in all campuses 1400 Please send your proposals to Pioneer Charter School of Science located at 466 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149, before 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 26, 2023. The contract will be awarded to the responsive and responsible Vendor with the proposal that is most advantageous to PCSS with price as the primary factor. For more information, please contact: Pioneer Charter School of Science Business Office www.pioneercss.org 466 Broadway Everett, MA 02149 ahliddin@pioneercss.org Phone: 617-294-4737 Fax: 617-294-0596

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