5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Wednesday, May 20, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Wednesday, May 20, 2020:

#1) FREE Curbside Meals For Wilmington Students

Wilmington Food Services is offering FREE “grab and go” breakfasts and lunches at Wilmington High School every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9:30am to 11:30am.

This curbside pickup service is open to ALL Wilmington students in all grades, including those that do not attend Wilmington schools. The program has plenty of food and would like to feed more students than it’s currently feeding. There is NO contact — just unlock your trunk and food service workers will place the meals inside.

If you would like to take advantage of this program but cannot visit the school, please reach out to Wilmington’s Administrator of Food Services Mary Palen at mary.palen@wpsk12.com or 978-694-6064.

#2) Wilmington Yard Waste Center Is Open

The Wilmington Yardwaste Center on Old Main Street is open from 8am to 2pm for the drop-off of leaves and brush. Residents will need to purchase a punch-card for $15 in order to enter the yardwaste center. Punch-cards will be available for purchase through the Collector’s Office at Town Hall and will allow up to 5 vehicle trips to the yardwaste center per card. NO GRASS CLIPPINGS OR STUMPS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Commercial vehicles will not be allowed. Make sure to bring photo identification to show you are a Wilmington resident.

#3) Wilmington Library Hosts Virtual Session For Job Seekers

The Wilmington Memorial Library is holding a virtual event — “Online Interviewing” — this Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Are you in the job market? Chances are you may be asked to interview online.  It is easy to say it is the same as interviewing in person, but there are subtle differences. Make sure you are prepared and put your best foot forward. Barbara Alevras, founder and owner of Sage Consulting Services, will give tips for online interviewing and review interviewing best practices.

Please register HERE

This is a Zoom event.  Participants will receive an invite via email the day of the event. Please check your clutter and junk folders. Please note this is a repeat of last Thursday’s session and will cover the same content.

#4) Submit A Shout-Out To WHS Graduating Seniors

Wilmington Community Television invites family and friends of members of the WHS Class of 2020, along with the greater Wilmington community, to submit “shout-outs” to individual students, or the class as a whole.

These brief message swill appear on the screen throughout the video broadcast of this year’s Wilmington High School graduation ceremony.

Fill out the form HERE.

#5) REMINDER: Final Day To Take Chamber Of Commerce Survey

The Wilmington/Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce is gathering information on the impact of Covid-19 within our business community. Please take a few minutes to complete our brief business survey. We value your input and experience and will share survey data with town officials including Town Management, Board of Selectmen, and Economic Development Committees.

The information collected will shape our business recovery plan . This survey can be taken anonymously, however those that include their contact information will be entered into a $50 drawing. Additionally, if you would like assistance, please include your contact information at the end of the survey. If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Vallee, Executive Director for the Wilmington/Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce at nancy@wilmingtontewksburychamber.org or 978-657-7211. We serve to help local businesses, especially during this unprecedented time, and we welcome your call.

Take the survey HERE.

Those that respond to the survey by Wednesday, May 20, 2020 will be entered into a raffle. The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to their favorite Chamber member business as our way of saying thank you for sharing your feedback.

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