1.9 min readBy Published On: September 19th, 2021Categories: See and Do0 Comments

Rainbow Swash Candle for a Cause

Triple Decker Candle Co. and Boston-area artist Jesse Haley recently announced a collaboration on a special edition candle to benefit ReVision Urban Farm in Dorchester and Food for Free in Cambridge. Beginning on September 20 through October 25, 50 percent of sales from the limited edition candle will be shared between the two organizations. The artwork on the candle was designed by Haley and inspired by the Rainbow Swash designed by Sister Corita Kent. The Rainbow Swash artwork appears on the gas tank adjacent to Interstate 93 in Dorchester and is the largest, copyrighted piece of art in the world. You can purchase the candle here beginning on 9/20! 

Let’s go pick some apples

Venture out of Southie and pick yourself a bushel and peck of farm fresh apples. Make sure to check check all orchard’s websites for up to date safety info, restrictions etc. Some require reservations so double check before you head out! Here are our picks for 5 Places To Pick Your Own Apples!

Neponset River Fall Cleanup

Pitch in and help keep this neighborhood treasure nice and clean.  Cleanup takes place on Saturday, September 25th from 9am-12pm.  You can register here!

ADSL Fall Soccer Sign Ups

Sign up for the All Dorchester Sports League Fall Soccer! October 4th-November 17th for ages 6-12 Mondays and Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm $50. Sign up here! 

The Donna Nee Casper Scholarship

The Donna Nee Casper Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in nursing who embodies the three attributes which made Donna so special. Her devotion to family, her inherent kindness, and her unwavering faith. To be considered for The $5,000 Donna Nee Casper Nursing Scholarship, you must be enrolled in an Accredited College studying to become a Nurse All applicants must submit the following information:

An Essay on why you are pursuing a degree in Nursing Include a Cover Letter with the following:

Your name

Home address

Telephone number

Email address

College Name & Address

Submission information and essay must be received by The Joseph Dodo Nee Foundation No later than October 1st (submissions that are incomplete will be disqualified)

Please contact [email protected] with questions.

Mail to: The Joseph Dodo Nee Foundation or email to [email protected] c/o Brian Nee 54 Cedar Grove Street Dorchester, MA 02124

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