A Service of Remembrance
2011 Annual Evergreen Fair

Annual Remembrance Service
Examining Vulnerable Populations - An Asthma Education Program ~ What you need to know
Gardner Area Interagency Team
National Recovery Month

A Service of Remembrance

To be held on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:00pm at The People's Congregational Church located at 56 S. Main Street, Ashburnham, MA  01430. 

A remembrance service to honor the memory of children who died due to pregnancy loss, stillbirth or early newborn death.  A reception will immediately follow.  Families are welcome to participate in the service.  Please provide the names of loved ones to be acknowledged during the service, and the number of people attending by calling Jill Cormier, LCSW, at 978-630-6458.  Please RSVP by October 19, 2012.

Sponsored by Heywood Hospital.
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Heywood Hospital Aid Association's
2013 Annual Evergreen Fair 

Dates TBA
Heywood Hospital Dining Room.

There will be a Theme Basket Raffle, Bake Sale, Craft Table, Raffles and Face Painting in the Dining Room. 

Evergreens, wreaths & boxwoods available for sale in the Atrium at the Hospital. 
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Annual Remembrance Service

Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 2:00pm in the

Heywood Hospital, Dining Room.

Please join us in honoring the memory of our loved ones.

A reception will immediately follow.


You are welcome to bring a framed photograph of your

loved one to display during the service (8x10 if available).


Please provide the number of people attending

by calling Sandy Ryder at 978-669-5642.
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 Gardner Area Interagency Team

The GAIT Team is committed to the coordination and improvement of health and human services in the Greater Gardner Area. Our purpose is to provide an opportunity for networking, communication and collaborations between area concerned citizens and the Community at large. To promote the development and enhancement of health and human Services in our area. To advocate on behalf of consumers seeking, receiving or in need Of health  and human services in our area. To promote CLAS:Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services standards within the Greater Gardner Service Area.
Meetings are held on the last Friday of every month at 8:30am in Dining room Conference Room A. Except for July and August. We do not meet during the summer and November and December's meeting are joined on the 2nd Friday in December due to the holiday season.

For more information contact Barbara Nealon at or by calling (978) 630-6386.
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Examining Vulnerable Populations Program
An Asthma Education Program ~What you need to know 

 Did you know?

14 million lost school days every year due to asthma nationwide
Asthma accounts for over 1/6 million Emergency Department visits per year
From 2003-2005 African American children had a death rate 7 times that of non-Hispanic white children
Females have a higher rate of asthma regardless of race
Puerto Ricans report 2.5 times more asthma attacks per year than non-Hispanic whites
Place matters: Where you live does make a difference

Interested in learning more? Please join us

Date: November 3, 2011
Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Dining Room Conference Room A, Heywood Hospital

Presented by: John Curran RRT, Cardiopulmonary Services


To obtain knowledge as to Asthma Facts and Fiction
To obtain knowledge as to how allergies play a part in Asthma care
To obtain knowledge as to resources available to assist patients and families
A light supper will be provided
Pre-registration is required call: 978-630-6222
Interpreter Services available through pre-registration
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National Recovery Month

Please join Heywood Hospital in celebrating National Recovery Month on Tuesday, September 20th. Prevention Works - Treatment is Effective - People Recover.
Keynote speaker: Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster).
Vendors Include: Substance Abuse Education Providers - Detox Centers. Local Service Organizations: AA/NA - MA DPH/SBIRT. Admission is FREE and open to the public. There will be door Prizes and refreshments.
For more information, please call 978-630-6221.
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