Nucar Cares

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At Nucar Toyota of Norwood, our commitment to the community goes beyond just selling cars; it’s about making a positive impact in the lives of those around us. The Nucar Cares program embodies this spirit, partnering with a variety of Massachusetts organizations dedicated to enriching our community and fostering growth. Whether it’s supporting the cultural heritage and unity of Norwood on its 150th birthday, enhancing local sports through donations like the state-of-the-art scoreboard at Nichols College, or sponsoring events that bring joy to families, like Norwood Day and Norwood Little League, Nucar Cares is there. We also extend our support to organizations like the Kennedy-Donovan Center and the Marshfield Fair, which work tirelessly to improve the lives of individuals across Massachusetts. These partnerships are just a few examples of how Nucar Cares is making a difference in the local community and beyond.

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Neponset River Regional Chamber

The Neponset River Regional Chamber has been a cornerstone for businesses in the Neponset River region since 1894. Originally known as the Norwood Business Association, the Chamber has evolved over the years to support a diverse array of businesses, from large national corporations to small and medium enterprises. With over 500 members, the Chamber offers a variety of resources, including structured networking groups, industry-specific alliances, and public policy advocacy.

Members benefit from initiatives like the Human Resources Alliance, Elder Care Alliance, and Women’s Leadership Alliance, which foster collaboration on projects of mutual interest. The Government Affairs Committee keeps members informed on legislation impacting business operations, while structured networking and leads groups help businesses grow and connect. The Chamber’s hands-on committees and expert staff work together to enhance member services, improve public image, and maintain strong relationships with policymakers.

Joining the Neponset River Regional Chamber provides businesses with numerous advantages, such as member-to-member discounts, access to expert advice, and opportunities for community involvement. By supporting local enterprises and promoting economic development, the Chamber plays a vital role in helping businesses in the Neponset River region thrive.

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Rainbows Pride 5K & Concert

The Rainbows Pride 5K & Concert is an annual event organized by the Boston Theater Company to celebrate LGBTQ+ arts and athletics. Held at the Boston Common Bandstand, this unique event invites participants of all gender identities to join in a supportive and inclusive athletic experience. The 5K race, which is accessible to various athletic abilities, offers participants the option to complete the course at their own pace, with awards presented in a gender-neutral manner.

Funds raised from the event help provide free or discounted tickets to those who cannot afford them, ensuring financial inclusivity. Any additional funds support the Queer Voices Festival, further amplifying LGBTQ+ voices in the arts. The Rainbows Pride 5K & Concert promotes inclusivity, social responsibility, and the celebration of diversity within the community. With ASL interpretation, ADA accessibility, and a pay-what-you-can model, this event embodies the Boston Theater Company’s mission to create inclusive and empowering experiences for marginalized communities.

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Massachusetts Veterans of Foreign Wars

The Massachusetts VFW Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting veterans and their families. Relying solely on individual donations and corporate sponsorships, the Foundation receives no government funding. Its mission is to back the core programs of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and other veteran service groups, providing essential services to the community.

The Foundation offers crucial financial assistance to troops and their families, addressing needs such as housing, medical care, and basic necessities through one-time grants. It also sponsors “welcome home” and “send-off” events to boost the morale of military units returning or being deployed. Furthermore, the Foundation assists veterans in navigating VA entitlements and disability claims, ensuring they receive the benefits they deserve.

By donating to the Massachusetts VFW Foundation, you can make a significant impact on the lives of Massachusetts veterans and their families, helping meet vital needs and improve their quality of life. Contributions are tax-deductible and directly support those who have served our country.

Nucar Supports the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Jimmy Fund

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund

Nucar Cares is proud to support the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, a cherished Boston-based organization established in 1948. The Jimmy Fund is dedicated to raising funds through community-driven events, directly benefiting Dana-Farber’s mission of providing compassionate patient care and advancing groundbreaking cancer research for children and adults.

The Jimmy Fund’s grassroots efforts have inspired countless individuals to organize bake sales, runs, walks, and more, contributing significantly to the fight against cancer. Signature events like the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk and the Pan-Mass Challenge draw thousands each year, raising vital funds for cancer treatment and research.

The story of “Jimmy,” a young cancer patient visited by Boston Braves baseball players in 1948, sparked a movement that continues to save lives and offer hope. Today, the Jimmy Fund remains an official charity of the Boston Red Sox and other prestigious organizations, emphasizing its significant impact.

Through our support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, Nucar Cares is committed to helping reduce the burden of cancer, bringing us closer to a world where this disease is a thing of the past.

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Dedham Girls Softball League

The Dedham Girls Softball League (DGSL) stands as a beacon of community spirit and youth empowerment in Norfolk County. Established with a mission to offer a fun, safe, and educational recreational league, DGSL caters to young athletes from kindergarten through 8th grade, nurturing their skills and love for the game of softball. Through its comprehensive spring season, running from late April to early June, DGSL emphasizes not just competition but the development of foundational skills essential for both personal and athletic growth.

At the heart of DGSL’s philosophy is the commitment to accessibility and affordability, ensuring that every aspiring young athlete has the opportunity to play, learn, and thrive. The league thoughtfully places participants in divisions that best suit their skills and developmental needs, from the Instructional Division focusing on fundamentals to more advanced play in the Juniors and Seniors divisions within the Norfolk County Softball League.

DGSL’s approach is holistic, emphasizing teamwork, confidence, and sportsmanship through a blend of player-pitch and coach-pitch games, skill-building activities, and end-of-season celebrations that highlight each player’s achievements. Dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment, DGSL’s impact extends far beyond the field, inspiring young girls to pursue their passions while building lasting friendships and community ties.

Norwood Police Running Club

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The Norwood Police Running Club exemplifies the spirit of community and dedication. Founded by Officer Justin LaRoche and Det. Sgt. Tim McDonagh, this group embodies more than the pursuit of fitness; it’s about making a meaningful impact. Running the Boston Marathon for the third year in a row, they’re not chasing personal bests but championing a noble cause: supporting Cops for Kids with Cancer. Their mission is to provide solace and aid to families embroiled in the fight against pediatric cancer, offering a glimmer of hope in their time of need.

Their commitment to this cause showcases the profound compassion and solidarity inherent in the Norwood community. It’s a powerful reminder that we can all play a part in making a difference, that every step taken and every dollar donated moves us closer to easing the burdens of those facing unimaginable challenges. The Norwood Police Running Club’s efforts are a beacon of hope, demonstrating that collective action can forge paths to healing and support for those who need it most.

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Norwood 150th Birthday – Norwood, MA

In a dynamic tapestry woven with memories of the past and dreams for a brilliant tomorrow, Norwood seeks to embrace its citizens’ rich heritage and aspirations. This journey transcends time, bridging the realms of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, uniting families, schools, and businesses in an unwavering bond of shared civic pride.

In this cohesive endeavor, Norwood celebrates its remarkable cultural diversity and unparalleled work ethic as a beacon of strength and unity. For 150 years, this vibrant community has shone as “The Crown Jewel of the Commonwealth,” a testament to its enduring spirit and storied history.

With hearts intertwined, Norwood marches forward, cherishing its legacy while nurturing a vision for a future that glistens with promise and possibilities. This thriving community stands tall, a testament to the power of unity and the boundless potential that lies within when all come together as one.

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Nichols College – Dudley, MA

In the fall of 2021, Nichols College made an impressive enhancement to Vendetti Field with the addition of a cutting-edge digital scoreboard.

Standing tall at 30 feet, this remarkable signage was generously donated by Nucar, a subsidiary of the esteemed DCD Automotive Group located in Norwood and owned by the Dagesse family. Meticulously crafted by Digital Scoreboards LLC, the scoreboard is a testament to modern technology and innovation.

The college commemorated this milestone with a joyous ceremony held at Vendetti Field, a fitting prelude to the commencement of the college’s Homecoming football game on September 23rd.

Nichols Athletic Director, Eric Gobiel, expressed his elation over the new addition, stating, “The new video board is undoubtedly a game-changer for Nichols and our athletic department, ushering in a whole new interactive experience for our devoted fans and dedicated student-athletes.” He further conveyed heartfelt gratitude to the Dagesse family for their extraordinarily generous gift and unwavering support.

With this state-of-the-art digital scoreboard, Nichols College embarks on a new era of sports entertainment, embracing the future with enthusiasm and gratitude to those who made it all possible.

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Norwood Day – Norwood, MA

Norwood Day, a dazzling affair held annually in September, proves to be a delightful treat for families courtesy of the Norwood Recreation Department. This grand event showcases over 200 diverse tables, generously sponsored by local businesses and organizations. The merriment knows no bounds, featuring an array of entertainment options like thrilling amusement rides, captivating gaming trucks, a refreshing water gun trailer, an exhilarating rock wall, a dynamic stage, and an electrifying racing trailer! Thanks to generous sponsors like DCD, Norwood Day blossoms into an epic triumph, bringing joy and excitement to all who attend!

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Norwood Little League – Norwood, MA

The Norwood Little League depends on the unwavering support of sponsors to enrich the lives of children, imparting a joyful athletic experience that instills vital values of sportsmanship and teamwork.

Every year, the league endeavors to keep registration fees at a minimum, ensuring that a greater number of Norwood’s youngsters can partake in the beautiful game of baseball. However, these fees only cover a fraction of the numerous expenses essential to maintaining a top-notch program. It is through the immense generosity of sponsors that Norwood’s children can embrace the sport, discovering the true essence of teamwork and creating cherished childhood memories that shall endure a lifetime.

Indeed, our journey is replete with diverse costs, ranging from the upkeep of our fields, procurement of uniforms, baseballs, and equipment, to remunerating dedicated umpires. Moreover, we extend scholarships to families in need, affirming our commitment to making baseball accessible to all deserving children within our community.

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Kennedy-Donovan Center – Foxborough, MA

KDC’s innovative methodology transforms the lives of children, adults, and families navigating developmental delays, disabilities, or adversities, yielding profound and positive results. At the heart of Kennedy-Donovan Center’s (KDC) success lies a distinctive fusion of cutting-edge data-driven strategies, an extensive array of family and community-oriented services, and an unwavering commitment to empowering individuals.

Through collaborative partnerships with families, caregivers, professionals, and the broader community, including DCD, KDC ensures the delivery of top-tier human services, elevating the quality of life for those it serves.

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Marshfield Fair – Marshfield, MA

Since its establishment in 1862 and continuing to this day, the primary objectives of the Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society have remained steadfast: to foster, enhance, and advance the realms of agriculture, horticulture, mechanical arts, and their interconnected fields. The inaugural gathering, masterminded by Levi Walker and George Martin Baker amidst the turmoil of the Civil War, brought together local residents to delve into agricultural matters. Known as the South Marshfield Farmer’s Club, this momentous event marked the inception of what has evolved into the Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society—a beacon of agricultural discourse, epitomized by the much-awaited annual Marshfield Fair, scheduled from August 19th to 28th in 2022.

As a nonprofit organization, the Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society is dedicated to fostering, preserving, and encouraging agricultural pursuits while enlightening the wider public on their significance. Throughout the year, the fairgrounds host a plethora of events, but the pinnacle on the calendar is undoubtedly the annual fair.

Nestled along the picturesque coast, midway between the vibrant city of Boston and the enchanting Cape Cod, the Marshfield fairgrounds boast a myriad of agricultural edifices, teeming with thousands of exhibitor entries and hundreds of lively animals. Beyond that, a vibrant midway offers entertainment aplenty, complemented by thrilling live motorsports and daily shows that cater to diverse demographics. Truly, there’s something to captivate everyone’s interest!

This year’s Marshfield Fair promises to be an unmissable experience, embodying the Society’s longstanding commitment to the enrichment of agriculture and horticulture, all while celebrating the joyous spirit of community engagement.