Thursday Town Hall Events

Beginning in May, every Thursday 1pm we will be offering a series of town hall-style workshops with highly talented guest speakers to address topics extremely relevant to dealing with the challenges/stress created by the COVID19 Pandemic, especially as it relates to the job search process.

These workshops are being offered free of charge thanks to generous funding and support by MCOA; however, Registration is Required. Limit to 100 attendees.If you have not attended any of our 50+ Job Seeker sessions and are new to the program, you must first register for the program on our website: Please indicate the host site mentioned in the event listings below. Once you have registered with our program, you will receive an email from one of the Co-Hosts of the event with a link to register for the actual town hall you wish to attend.

Stress Management
Date: Th May 7th – 1pm – 2pm
Speaker: Dr William Sharp, Psya.D.- Psychoanalyst and Adjunct Professor- Northeastern
Host Site: Newton

Co-Hosts: Tom Patria and Ed Lawrence

Creating Financial Wellness
Date: Th May 14th 1pm-230pm
Panel Event:
Dave Bassett –SCSEP Director/Operation ABLE
Erin Rogers– Social Services Coordinator-Franklin Senior Center
Kara Cohen – AARP, Mgr-Community Outreach & Volunteer Engagement
Bill Napolitano– [Featured Speaker]: Founder, Institute  for Business Excellence; Financial Coach and Dave Ramsey/Financial Peace Practitioner
Host Site: Worcester

Co-Hosts: Melody Beach and Tom Patria

Authentic Communication
Date: Th May 21st 1pm-2pm
Speaker: Jennifer Wasmer, President/Founder-DaySpring Communications
Host Site: Burlington

Co-Hosts: Debbi Hope and Melody Beach


COVID19 Job Search Strategies
Date: Th May 28th 1pm-2pm
Speaker: Susan Joyce, Publisher/Editor/Writer
Host Site: Westport

Co-Hosts: Allyn Gardner and Debbie Raymond