Faces of Bedford Returns!

Submitted by Bedford Youth and Family Services

Many of you may remember the Faces of Bedford Photo exhibit that debuted Bedford Day, Saturday, September 16, 2006, at Bedford Town Hall. Sponsored by the Violence Prevention Coalition (VPC) and funded in part by the Bedford Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, the project was part of the Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate program at the time, and was supported by a grant made possible through the generosity of their program sponsor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. The exhibit contains 27 photos and family descriptions, showcasing the diversity in our community at the time.

The VPC chose to highlight 30 families of all types, including people who have grown up in Bedford and chose to raise their own families here,

The 2019 BEF Bash ~ A Roaring Good Time!

Submitted by Bedford Education Foundation

On the evening of Saturday, February 2nd, the biggest party of the year for Bedford’s schools once again roared onto the scene at the Hilton Garden Inn in Burlington. The Bedford Education Foundation’s (BEF) annual fundraising extravaganza – the BEF Bash – transformed a typical hotel ballroom into a “Roaring 20s Casino Night”, bringing close to 200 residents and business community members back in time to enjoy a wonderfully festive evening, all to benefit the BEF’s mission to fund creative and innovative initiatives at all four Bedford schools.

First Church to Host Second Annual West Virginia Mission Festival on Saturday, March 9

Submitted by First Congregational Church

Bedford’s First Congregational Church, 25 Great Road, will host its second annual West Virginia Mission Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 9. The celebration will feature Appalachian music and story-telling, a Southern-inspired dinner, Cake Walk, a sweet-and-savory food sale and a variety of children’s activities. A suggested donation of $15 per person or $40 per family, covering dinner and entertainment, will be collected at the door.

National History Day, 2019 ~ Underway in Bedford

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Hundreds of Bedford High School juniors gathered to present their 2019 projects for National History Day on January 31. The excitement will build from tonight, through the District competition, the State competition, and the National competition at the University of Maryland in the spring.

Editor’s Note: Additional images are expected thanks to Bedford Snapshots and the program listing the participants and their projects will be added to this site as they are received

The 2019 BEF BASH FAQ ~ Everything You Need to Know!

Submitted by the Bedford Education Foundation

This is it, Bedford! The biggest party of the year to support our schools!

Join us as we head back in time to the Roaring 20s – come to gamble (with funny money of course) or just to get out and soak up the evening – the BEF always makes it a night to remember with plenty of fun in store.

This is your chance to help us raise funds to support innovation and creativity in the Bedford Public Schools, don’t miss it!

It’s Time for Trivia, Are You Ready? CSF Trivia Night on January 26!

Submitted on behalf of Citizens Scholarship Foundation

Where will you be at 6 pm on Saturday, January 26? If you are a fan of HQ Trivia, Confetti on Facebook, or trivia nights at Red Heat Tavern or The 99 Restaurant, you absolutely need to be at the CSF Trivia Night with your family, friends, and neighbors in the St. Michael Parish Hall for an evening of fun to support scholarships for Bedford students.

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