The Campaign to Save the North Shore Birth Center

Take Action!

Posted on: November 7, 2008

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Please help us in one or more of the following areas! There are only 6 days left until the Board votes on the fate of the North Shore Birth Center!

Daily Picketing:

Small groups will picket peacefully in front of the North Shore Birth Center every day from Tuesday, November 11 through Monday, November 17. This will be to show our support for the birth center and also raise awareness of the hospital’s move to circumscribe the birth center’s services.Let’s picket daily in the morning and at lunchtime. Bring posters and your kids, if you’d like. We especially need more people for the morning shifts on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (11/12-11/14) and Monday(11/17). Contact Christa Terry at 978-922-4970 or e-mail her at: christadterry AT gmail DOT com to sign up for a shift, or for more details!

The Big Rally:

Let’s show our support in numbers and make this a HUGE gathering! Children welcome! Bring your signs! We’ll begin gathering around 6 a.m. on November 18 outside the North Shore Birth Center (arrive no later than 6:30am). The Board of Trustees meets at 7 a.m. that morning. We want to be there as they arrive on the hospital campus. PLEASE join us! Contact us for more info. SaveTheNorthShoreBirthCenter AT gmail DOT com

Poster-Making Parties:

Join us to make posters for our picketing efforts and rally!

PAST MEETINGS

Brainstorming Meeting:

Concerned consumers, caring birth professionals and interested members of the public attended a brainstorming session at Crunchy Granola Baby in Salem, MA on Sunday, November 9 at 10am.

At that meeting, we discussed the letter-writing campaign, petitions, and other efforts and plans for a rally before the November 18 Board of Trustees meeting.

Letter-Writing Gathering

A group of concerned citizens came together to write letters in support of the North Shore Birth Center on Sunday, November 9th at 1:00 p.m. in the Parish House adjoining the Orthodox Congregational Church of Lanesville, 1120 Washington St., Gloucester, MA.

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