In today’s daily 5 Things You Need to Know feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com explores five important items and stories that Worcester and Central Massachusetts residents should keep a close eye on.
These five things can cover a whole range of subjects and issues that we feel are pertinent to understanding what’s going on in the city and the cities and towns surrounding Worcester.
In today’s edition - Tuesday, January 18 - community input sessions for Worcester's next superintendent start today, X-Golf Worcester is hiring, there's three free COVID-19 testing clinics this week at Mercantile Center, registration is open for American Red Cross lifeguard courses and Project New Hope is hosting an eight-week wellness program for veterans and their families.
Several community engagement sessions will be held between now and next week to solicit input from parents, staff and community members to help assist the district in selecting the next Worcester Public Schools superintendent.
The sessions are being held virtually by executive search firm Greenwood/Asher & Associates.
Here's today's schedule of sessions:
There are three free COVID-19 testing clinics at Mercantile Center in downtown Worcester this week.
Clinics are operated by UMass Memorial Health and will be held Monday to Thursday. Walk-ins are welcome.
X-Golf Indoor Golf Simulator is opening in the Trolley Yard shopping plaza on Grove Street in the coming weeks. X-Golf will feature nine state-of-the-art golf simulators which will allow golfers of all talent levels to play any of 100 golf courses from around the world.
X-Golf is currently looking for shift managers and bartenders with at least six months bartending experience and flexible hours to serve drinks and food to indoor golf customers. Employees will also need to be comfortable demonstrating the golf simulator technology to new customers.
To apply and for more information, click here.
Project New Hope on James Street in Worcester is hosting an eight-week 2022 wellness program from veterans, military members, their spouses and caregivers.
The program starts today from 10:30 AM to 11;30 AM.
To enroll, contact Project New Hope at 508-762-9738.
Whitin Community Center in Whitinsville is hosting online and in-person lifeguard and waterfront courses and recertification courses next month. Registration is open now.