by Phyllis Theermann November 13, 2018 gift wrapping holiday shopping shop wellesley marketplace
Get a gift wrapped in beautiful Japanese Furoshiki wraps at no cost this Saturday at the Wellesley Marketplace. We are encouraging reusability while offering this service to the community so swing by our table on the first floor, under the stairs near the entrance.
Also, be sure to swing by some of the artisans at the event:
Take Sustainable Wellesley’s wrapping idea to the next level and check out the Rapt booth for sustainable, reusable gift wrap made here in Massachusetts. Get 3 sheets: small, medium and large for wrapping gifts of all sizes. Easy, elegant and eco-friendly. There is no need for scissors, tape or ribbon! We love their slogan, “Your present. Our future.”
I heart Arm Warmers has upcycled cashmere accessories and clothing for women and kids. All products are handmade locally and include: arm warmers, hats, scarves, and dresses. Great holiday gifts!
Wonders From The Waves creates artwork using sea glass and upcycled antique glass.
Luksin Designs has clothing and accessories for women and men, made in small batches on the coast of Maine from sustainable materials.
Tiebreaker Bow Ties offers products that combine vintage design and unique textiles with a focus on upholding sustainable fashion practices. Their bow ties, ties, pocket squares, and other accessories are crafted from responsibly sourced materials including vintage fabrics and salvaged textile waste.
BENT&BREE is an earth-friendly and sustainable luxury brand of vegan bags and accessories made of genuine cork. They design and create pieces that reveal comfort, function and style.
by Phyllis Theermann November 12, 2018 public office ready to run Run For Office town government
In the 2018 midterms, a record number of first-time candidates ran for office.
Is it your turn?
Are you curious, concerned or interested in following the direction of Wellesley’s current projects? Now’s the time to consider becoming more directly involved in your community by running for Town Meeting member or for an elected board position. The League of Women Voters of Wellesley invites you to come learn all about it!
How to Run for Public Office
November 28, 2018, 7:30 PM
Room 008, Department of Recreation
90 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Featured speakers KC Kato, Town Clerk, and Don McCauley, Town Moderator, will present:
-How Wellesley’s Town Government works
-Offices on the March 2019 town election ballot
-Pragmatic nuts and bolts of running a campaign
Attendees will receive a copy of the Town of Wellesley 2019 Election Candidate’s Handbook. Nomination papers will be available from the Town Clerk on December 5th, 2018 and light refreshments will be served.
by Phyllis Theermann November 12, 2018 milkweed monarch