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Have an Idea? Participate in the Sandbox Entrepreneur Program!

We want to let you know about a program we’re supporting called the Sandbox Entrepreneur Program. The goal of this program is to encourage as many people from the Merrimack Valley to share their ideas for products, businesses, and solutions to problems – and then help get those ideas closer to reality.

GWL is hiring an Education Program Coordinator

GWL is seeking an Educational Program Coordinator to implement a variety of youth education programs. Reporting to the Program Director, this position manages 10-20 youth employees, works with the Mass Audubon Environmental Education Coordinator, AmeriCorps Service Learning Coordinator, and temporary summer staff to deliver top quality environmental and public health youth programming and to integrate youth into GWL’s community activities and events.

Massachusetts Farmers Market Week: August 19-25

August 19th - 25th is Massachusetts Farmers Market week, so be sure to celebrate by visiting the two local Lawrence markets!

Stop by the Wednesday market August 22nd on Appleton Way between 9 am and 2 pm, or come by on Saturday the 25th at 216 Lawrence Street!

For more information about the Massachusetts Farmers Market Week, click here!

Senior Farmers Market Coupons to be Distributed August 1st!

"Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. and Lawrence Senior Center will be hosting distribution of the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutritional Program coupons on Wednesday, August 1st at 8:00am – 11:00am, located at 155 Haverhill Street, Lawrence. It will be first come, first serve for eligible seniors. Lawrence elder residents 60 are encouraged to attend the Lawrence distribution site.

Program Director Position at GWL is Open for Application!

GWL is seeking a Program Director to lead and grow a variety of education and community initiatives. The Program Director provides overall leadership, direction, development, management, and evaluation of GWL’s programs for youth, families, adults, and groups. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position plays a key leadership role both internally and externally and directly manages staff, outcomes, and collaborative efforts with local, state, and national partners.