West Suburban Chapter
Massachusetts Mothers of Twins Association
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The West Suburban Chapter Massachusetts Mothers Of Twins Association provides educational, social and emotional support to mothers and expectant mothers of multiples in Boston’s western suburbs. Members meet monthly to discuss the unique challenges of parenting multiples and to hear speakers on a variety of parenting topics. Members also benefit from our monthly newsletters, semi-annual tag sales, email groups and many social activities. With over 500 members, we are the largest mothers of twins organization in New England.
We are seeking members to volunteer for a variety of positions for 2008-2009. This club is entirely run by volunteers and we need you to step up! Please see the Volunteers page for details about the positions currently open.
Year End Banquet: June 12, 2008
The Year-End Celebration will be held at The Aegean Restaurant on Thursday, June 12th. The Social Hour will be from 6:30-7:30pm and dinner will begin at 7:45pm with the presentation to begin at 8:45pm. The cost is $25 per person for a buffet dinner which will include appetizers, entrees and dessert and non-alchoholic beverages. Weather permitting, the function room has an outdoor patio that we can use during the Social Hour. Please register here.
National Convention: July 20-26, 2008
The National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs (NOMOTC) National Convention will take place in Boston on July 20-26, 2008. This exciting event is a wonderful opportunity to meet mothers of multiples from all over the United States and to learn from a variety of workshops and activities. Please visit the nomotc.org website for more information.
Next General Meeting: September 11, 2008
Our next General Meeting will occur on September 11. General Meetings are usually held on the second Thursday of the month from September to November and January to May near Framingham, MA. We will meet at St. George Catholic Church, 74 School Street, Framingham. Please follow this link for directions. Meetings begin with discussion groups by age of twins, followed by refreshments, announcements and a guest speaker or social activity. New members, including expectant parents of multiples, are always welcome. Click here to register.
Massachusetts State Convention: November 7 & 8, 2008
The MMOTA State Convention is an annual event for all members of Massachusetts Mothers of Twins. The 2008 State Convention is being held at Steele Hill Resorts on Fri-11/7 to Sat-11/8. The resort is located in Sanbornton, NH and is situated at the top of a mountain. The convention theme is Scottish with the tagline of “What do scottish men really wear under their kilts?” There will be entertainment on Friday night and then workshops, a great lunch and a keynote speaker on Saturday. Hundreds of raffle baskets will be on display through the whole convention with the winners being announced at the conclusion of convention. Bring your family and stay for the weekend to enjoy the facilities as well as other White Mountain attractions. Or, come alone and get to know your fellow WSCMMOTA members in a new way.
Accomodations are two bedroom suites which can be reserved now. Each suite has 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds, a pull out couch and two bathrooms. The rate is $200/night. The suites can also be split in two for smaller accomodations: 1 queen bed for $75 or 2 twins and the pull out couch for $125. The block is under “Capital Region Mothers of Twins”. Reservations can always be cancelled up to 14 days in advance (minus a $10 service fee). For more information on the hotel, go to http://www.steelehillresorts.com. If you have questions or would like to be matched up with other suitemates, please contact Lisa Hicks or Jeanne Poulin at [email protected].
We are a member organization to the Massachusetts Mothers of Twins Association and the National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs. Visit their websites for information about clubs in other areas, but feel free to join us even if your community is not listed above.