WESTBOROUGH _ As the Westborough Education Foundation’s largest fundraiser, the Westborough Trivia Bee is anything but trivial. It has become an annually anticipated event that brings out good-natured rivalry in its participants. Last year, the event raised over $16,000 to support educational grants for teachers and administrators in the Westborough public schools.
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WORCESTER _ South County Physical Therapy, Inc. CEO and Founder Cathy Hoover-Smith will be a featured presenter at Wachusett Mountain’s annual, women’s only event, “Wine, Cheese, Chicks & Skis,” presented by Salomon North America. The event will be held on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. in Wachusett Mountain’s Granite Room.
AUBURN _ Maintaining its commitment of being a valued community partner is one of the core beliefs of South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT). SCPT is dedicated to charitable givebacks that are in line with the organization’s mission of helping to promote health and wellness in the communities it services. It donates to health-related non-profits and local civic-minded organizations.
WESTBOROUGH _ In celebration of National Physical Therapy Month, Senator Michael Moore (D) presented South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) with an official Citation from the Massachusetts Senate on Oct. 29, 2013 at SCPT’s Oak Street location in Westborough. The Citation honored SCPT for its ongoing and long-term commitment to providing treatment and industry education to its patients.
WESTBOROUGH _ A recent study that was presented at the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine is raising eyebrows and causing concern for parents with young children participating in sports. That study showed that young athletes who train intensively in one sport have a “significantly higher” risk of stress fractures and overuse injures, when compared to other athletes.
WESTBOROUGH _ October brings two important wellness topics to the forefront with Physical Therapy Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the physical therapists at South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) have come up with an idea to merge both into a community education event.
To raise further awareness and health education, SCPT will be hosting an Open House featuring free Survivor Soft Yoga/Gentle Massage mini-sessions on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the SCPT Oncology Rehabilitation Clinic, 30 Oak Street, Westborough.
AUBURN_ Empowering people and raising funds in the fight against cancer is the premise and mission of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life movement. At Relay for Life events, communities across the world come together to honor cancer survivors, honor loved ones lost, and raise funds and awareness to help eradicate cancer forever. To date, over 4 million people in 20 different countries have raised money for the Relay for Life movement.
AUBURN _ South County Physical Therapy, Inc.’s CEO and Founder Catherine (Cathy) Hoover-Smith recently completed the Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway 2013, held on June 29 – June 30. This was the third time she rode in this race that supports Multiple Sclerosis research, and this year, and for the first time, she exceeded her fundraising goal.
AUBURN — A world free from multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, is the ultimate goal behind the various Bike MS rides held annually across the country.
Bike MS first began in 1980 after 200 cyclists rode the first Bike MS ride (formerly known as the MS Bike Tour or MS 150) from Minneapolis to Duluth. This inaugural race raised $33,000. In 1981, additional National MS Society chapters began holding their own Bike MS rides and, in 1985, the National MS Society adopted the ride as an official event which every chapter can hold each year.
South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) recently participated in the Fourth Annual Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference, which was presented by the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and held on June 7, 2013 at the DCU Center, Worcester. As a local wellness organization committed to education and support regarding women’s issues, the staff at SCPT knew this conference was in perfect alignment with its core beliefs.