Friday, July 6, 2012
David Jacobson will go on the air at 10:05 tonight live on WBZ to be interviewed by Dan Rhea.
Natick's David Jacobson will be interviewed live on WBZ AM 1030 tonight to discuss his role in creating the Natick Redmen t-shirt charity fund in town. The interview starts at 10:05 p.m. "They actually provided us with the best time following the news lead in," Jacobson said in an email. He will discuss his motivation for raising funds for the family of Stacey Burns, Jacobson's classmate who was killed in 2009. "I am very pleased that Dan Rhea is interested in interviewing me to allow us to spread the word to his entire listening audience about our fund raising mission for Stacey's children," Jacobson said. The Redmen t-shirts will be on sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside B&K Sales in Natick.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Redmen t-shirts will be available during Natick's 4th of July festivities today.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Courtesy David Jacobson Natick Redmen Pride t-shirts will be available for sale on Wednesday July 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greyhound Friends "Second Chances" Curio & Thrift Shop, 6 West Central Street Natick (diagonally across from The American Legion), on the corner of West Central Street and Main Street. These T-Shirts are created by members of the Natick High School Class of 1985. $5.00 of every sales goes to the Stacey Keane Burns Childrens Education Fund. Stacey was also a member of the Natick High School Redmen class of 1985, she was murdered on Mothers Day 2009. The case still remains unsolved. T-Shirts are also avaialble at Jones Drug 7 Main St. Natick and online at http://www.natickhighclassof1985.com/ Since the middle of…
Friday, June 29, 2012
Here is where you can buy the t-shirts that have become a must-have item in Natick.
Redmen t-shirts will be for sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside B&K sales, across the street from Agostino's Italian Restaurant. Proceeds from the t-shirts sales will benefit the family of Stacey Burns, a Natick High grad who was killed in 2009. David Jacobson, an organizer of the ongoing t-shirt sale, said in an email that the t-shirt initiative has raised more than $1,600 out of his $2,000 goal. "The Natick Redmen Pride t-shirts are designed, produced, and sold by three classmates of the Natick High School Redmen Class of 1985," Jacobson said in an email.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Redmen t-shirts were on sale on Sunday as a fundraiser for the family of Stacey Keane.
David Jacobson and Sue Spencer sold t-shirts outside Roche Bros. supermarket on Sunday to raise funds for the family of their classmate, Stacey Keane, who was killed in 2009.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Natick Redmen t-shirt sales will benefit the Stacey Keane Burns Childrens Education Fund.
Natick Redmen t-shirts will be for sale at three locations this weekend. Proceeds from the shirt's sales will benefit the Stacey Keane Burns Childrens Education Fund. Keane is a Natick High grad who was killed in 2009. Shirts are avilable on "Saturday June 16, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at B & K Sales LLC, 32 Washington St. Natick (across from Agostino's Restaurant). We are also simultaneously selling them from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Greyhound Friends - "Second Chances" Curio & Thrift Store located at 6 West Central St. Natick (diagonally across from the American Legion) We want to give all who are attending the "Natick's Goodbye Gala" an opportunity to purchase their shirt on this day. We will also be selling them at Roche Brothers …
Holliston resident Silvio Mandino created the Natick "Redmen" in 1957. 51 years years later, the mascot was changed, but not without some resistance from Mandino.
We talked to Silvio Mandino about how he created the Natick "Redmen" and how he feels about a recent change of the mascot.
Friday, June 8, 2012
The group that is using the shirts to fundraise for a slain classmate can't sell the shirts at the upcoming "Goodbye Gala," but there are several opportunities to purchase them elsewhere.
Natick's Class of 1985 is selling Redmen t-shirts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, June 9, at B&K Sales LLC, 32 Washington St. The shirts, designed, produced and sold for $15 each by classmates of the 1985 Natick High class, were designed to raise money for the Stacey Keane Burns Children's Education Fund. Burns was a classmate who was murdered in Wolfeboro, NH, on Mother's Day 2009. David Jacobson, a member of the Class of 1985 who is involved in the fundraising effort, said in an email that the group's request to sell the shirts during Natick's Goodbye Gala on June 16 was denied. "This would have been the perfect opportunity for us to have raised money for the Burns Childrens Education Fund by selling these shirts," Jacobson wrote. "…
Monday, June 4, 2012
Natick High students will choose today from two proposed designs for the Red Hawk logo.
The choices have been narrowed from six to two. And by the end of today, there will be one. Natick High students today will choose between two tentative designs for the Red Hawk logo. The mascot replaces the temporary "Red and Blue," name, which essentially was a bridge between the Redmen and now, the Red Hawks. "The designer gave us six logos, and we decided to go from six to two," said Principal Rose Bertucci. "We'll choose the final one (today.)" After much debate and some degree of controversy, the Red Hawks were chosen in early May as the "official" Natick High mascot. The Red Hawk will assume its position in Natick's history when the new high school opens in the fall. Following complaints from the Native American community, Natick …
Friday, May 4, 2012
The vote may have been influenced by a red hawk flying through a school window last year.
A school mascot is more than a name; it's an identity, aimed to bring together the community and facilitate a sense of pride. So when Natick High switched in 2009 from the traditional "Redmen" name to "Red and Blue," it didn't sit well with some who saw the Redmen name not as offensive, but as an identity. It's principal Rose Bertucci's hope, however, that the newly chosen "Red Hawks" mascot will play just as large a role in the school's history. More than half of 750 votes cast for a new mascot on Tuesday went to the Red Hawks. The second most popular choice was the Knights, which captured 22 percent of the vote. An informal vote of eighth-graders from both middle schools also showed Red Hawks as the favorite. "There's still a wound …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The votes are in; an announcement about the high school's new mascot should come tomorrow.
Natick High Principal Rose Bertucci is expected to reveal the school community's choice for a new mascot by tomorrow, the latest. Students and staff voted Tuesday for their favorite of the following: Natick Knights, Natick Legacy, Natick Pride, Natick Red Hawks and Natick Tribe. In an email this week, Bertucci said the votes, which are stored in a safe, were scheduled to be counted yesterday afternoon. Superintendent Peter Sanchioni will see the name before it is released to the public Friday, at the latest. In our Patch poll, readers as of Thursday afternoon preferred "Red Hawks." If you haven't already, weigh in with your choice.