Deli After Dark Closing Saturday For Phantom Gourmet Event
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Deli after Dark, one of Dedham's late night hot spots, will be closed Saturday. They will be at their second Phantom Gourmet Food Festival on Lansdowne and Ipswich streets in Boston, next to Fenway Park.
They will be there from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. featuring their buffalo chicken dip with pita chips. Tickets are $40 in advance and will not be sold at the door. Matt Cawley, would appreciate if you would come out and support so if you can, don't wait get your tickets.
Cheryl Welch, owner of Trendz, has decided to stay and wait out this recession. She says more than enough Dedhamites have approached her and swayed her decision from leaving to staying, as well as she wants to make everyone happy.
Being that she has decided to stay she is having a grand re-opening in November. The re-opening will include more designer name clothing, jewelry and pocket books.
Welch is having an "everything must go" sale to make space for her new items, and would appreciate you coming in and taking a look. Cheryl continually spoke on how much she loves Dedham and hopes she will have a place there for a long time.
Dedham's Dancing Stars Announced for December Event
Centre Deli was a hot spot last night as many people gathered to hear the news. What news you ask? Who the contestants of Dedham's "Dancing with the Stars" are going to be.
Dedham Educational Partnership announced that this year's contestants are: Matt Cawley of Deli After Dark, Mike Nosky, a youth softball and baseball coach, selectman Sarah Macdonald, John Powers, a Dedham youth baseball coach, Joe 'The Stuff' Huff, the Dean of Students for Norfolk Agricultural School and a Dedham lacrosse coach, and Cheryl Schoenfeld, an executive director at Copasso Realty in Newton.
This year's Dancing with the Stars will be at Moseley's on the Charles on Dec. 4.
Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed
Dedham residents, if you are interested in helping HESSCO Elder Services, become a driver for their Meals on Wheels program. As a driver, you will spend around one hour per week from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. delivering meals. You can even pick whichever day of the week that works for you.
HESSCO asks that you consider volunteering as it is one way and one step toward allowing the elderly to stay in their homes. If you'd like to volunteer, please call Chandra at 781-784-4944 ext. 214 as soon as you can.
Walk for the Poor in Dedham
On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold its third annual Friends of the Poor Walk. This walk will celebrate the years of service by the pledges made by registered walkers benefiting those who are in need.
If you would like to walk you can register as a walker, or if you like to pledge support for a walker, or for more information, e-mail email@example.com or Meghan@rcstammco.com. If you would just like to volunteer, please call 781-760-9777.