Hometown Hope Initiative
12 / 31 / 2017
  - 11:23:15 AM
WMRC-First Class Radio & Asphalt Engineering of Bellingham has teamed up on a fantastic new project to improve our community. We will air a series of over 180 monthly commercials that feature a community organization that is making a difference in the... Read more

01/24/2017 - 08:00:36 AM
Ray Auger spoke with Cherylann Walsh, President of Project Just Because, and Joey Callery, from the Hopkinton Free Masons, about the local organization Project Just Because and all the great things they do in our community. Read more.
11/03/2016 - 12:18:03 PM
November's recipient of the WMRC and Asphalt Engineering Hometown Hope Initiative is March of Dimes. WMRC's Ray Auger spoke with March of Dimes Division Director Stephen Sycks, Chair of 2017 March of Dimes Worcester Walk Allison Lane and Mission Family Members Leigh Anne... Read more.
11/03/2016 - 06:33:16 AM
President Franklin Roosevelt's personal struggle with polio led him to create the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis at a time when polio was on the rise. Better known as the March of Dimes, the foundation established a polio patient aid program and... Read more.
09/22/2016 - 03:17:03 PM
The WMRC and Asphalt Engineering Hometown Hope Initiative recipient for October is Vietnam The 50th Massachusetts. WMRC's Ray Auger spoke with Al Holman, Earl Fahey and Jo-Ann Morgan about their upcoming gala and welcome home dinner. Read more.
09/13/2016 - 12:03:41 PM
Many young men and women made sacrifices for their country during the Vietnam War. After returning home, their sacrifices were dismissed or even vilified by some of the countrymen they defended. The anguish they endured has contributed to the high rates of homelessness... Read more.
06/09/2016 - 07:32:05 AM
The local non-profit My One Wish is June's recipient of the WMRC and Asphalt Engineering Hometown Hope Initiative. To learn more about My One Wish and the work they do with local children please listen to this coversation with Virginia Brenna... Read more.
05/03/2016 - 11:47:43 AM
The Milford Summer Food Service Program, a collaborative effort between the Milford Area Humanitarian Coalition and the Hockomock Area YMCA, is looking for volunteers during the summer season, Monday-Friday between 11AM – 2PM. The ability to speak Spanish or Portuguese... Read more.
05/01/2016 - 07:30:37 PM
The Hockomock Area YMCA is a not-for-profit charitable community service organization of men, women, and children of all ages, ethnic origins, religious affiliations, and socioeconomic levels united in a common effort to positively influence the quality of life of its... Read more.
04/05/2016 - 05:45:41 PM
HMEA's Mike Moloney talks with WMRC's Ray Auger about HMEA and HMEA's upcoming incredABLE Day on May 22nd. Read more.
03/31/2016 - 03:55:30 PM
HMEA, Inc., a nonprofit organization serving children and adults with special needs, announces that it will hold its signature family event and fundraiser of the year, the incredABLE Walk, Run and All-Day Family Fun, on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at EMC2 Headquarters in... Read more.
03/31/2016 - 03:51:29 PM
Originally incorporated in 1961, the organization was first known as the Wrentham Research Foundation. Located on the grounds of the Wrentham Developmental Center, its primary mission was to conduct research in the field of mental retardation. Studies included prevention... Read more.
02/03/2016 - 06:22:10 PM
SenseAbility Gym Incorporated is a nonprofit corporation serving special needs children in the greater Hopedale, Massachusetts area. Our mission is to provide a parent-led sensory gym, giving children with special needs a safe, fun, indoor area where they can play and... Read more.
11/10/2015 - 03:38:58 PM
The annual Admissions Open House for parents, guardians, and prospective students will be held at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The evening is an opportunity to tour the campus at 65... Read more.
11/10/2015 - 03:30:51 PM
Renowned for its refinement of technology, facilities, and curriculum, Blackstone Valley Tech's commitment to continuous improvement has resulted in upgrades to the school's admissions policy and application process. Read more.
10/01/2015 - 04:35:40 PM
Ray Auger spoke with Paul Mina, President and CEO, and Jen Maseda, Chief Philanthropy Officer, about the United Way of Tri County, this months WMRC and Asphalt Engineering Hometown Hope Initiative Recipients. Read more.
09/14/2015 - 09:50:57 AM
SENIOR CENTER NEWS AND HAPPENINGS - Want to learn something new? Are you a beginner looking for a patient teacher that encourages you to work at your own pace? Give the Bellingham Senior Center a call at 508-966-0398 and your instructor, Patricia Llewellyn will contact... Read more.
09/14/2015 - 09:49:04 AM
SENIOR CENTER NEWS AND HAPPENINGS - It’s that time of year again! If you have a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan or a Medicare Advantage Plan (HMO or PPO), you should receive a notice from your plan by the end of this month. That notice outlines changes to be made to... Read more.
08/19/2015 - 10:12:47 AM
Marc Zenus, at age 36, is the youngest of three children. His older siblings include a sister, Melinda, and a brother Joe. He is also a very proud uncle to Madelyn, Sara, Aaron, and Jaxon. Marc resides in Hopedale, MA and lives with his Mom and Dad. Marc is affected by a... Read more.
08/06/2015 - 03:35:53 PM
My name is Mark Mancuso and I am 17 years old. I am a student at Milford High School and I have been a member of Milford Special Olympics since I was eight. I have competed in soccer, basketball, track and field, softball and bocce. I love the Special Olympics because... Read more.
08/06/2015 - 03:24:30 PM
Hi my name is Tim Santos and I have Down’s syndrome. I am twenty years old. I am a Special Olympic Athlete and on the council for Special Olympics Massachusetts Project Unify. Project Unify promotes inclusive sports to provide youth with and without intellectual... Read more.
07/28/2015 - 04:07:50 PM
Join the WMRC & Asphalt Engineering Hometown Hope Street Team at the new McDonald's on Medway Road in Milford for a live broadcast with the Sports Buzz. We'll be playing games and giving away prizes. AND, McDonald's will be giving away their grand opening prizes that... Read more.
07/27/2015 - 02:36:17 PM
WMRC and Asphalt Engineering have teamed up to bing you the Hometown Hope Street Team! Throughtout the year we'll be setting up our street team tent at different events and locations in the local area. We'll play some games, give away some prizes and sometimes broadcast... Read more.
07/21/2015 - 12:10:44 PM
Baseball player Charles Leo “Gabby” Hartnett, born in Woonsocket, moved to Millville at the age of 3 days old. Gabby played at the meadow near the mills and railroad tracks which closed about 1985. He later played for the Chicago Cubs and was the catcher when... Read more.


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