5 Things You Need To Know Today: March 10
Temple Beth Am Brotherhood breakfast, Girl Scout Mass and RCN unveils new Brazilian packages all featured in today's column.
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1. Temple Brotherhood's breakfast this morning will welcome Daniel E. Levenson, Director of Public Affairs at the Consulate of Israel to New England. Levenson advises the Consul General on matters pertaining to religious and ethnic communities, and acts a liaison to such groups throughout New England. In this capacity he works closely with a wide variety of different organizations to help foster better understanding of complex issues affecting the State of Israel. He was educated at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Harvard University, and previously served as an Assistant Director for the Boston office of the American Jewish Committee. The breakfast will be held at Temple Beth Am. Admission is $12.
2. Temple Beth Sholom is holding Parent-Child Yoga at 11 a.m.
3. St. Bridget Church is hosting Girl Scouts at a Mass at 9 a.m. in honor of National Girl Scout Week. Girl Scouts turn 101 years old on March 12.
4. Public Swim at 2 p.m. at Keefe Technical's pool. Admission $4.
5. RCN launched a new Brazilian packages, that will bring to its customers a broad range of programming and information from Brazil, in Portuguese.
The Brazilian Double Pak (RCN Brasil Duplo) starts at $54.99/month and includes Digital TV with a choice of TV Globo Internacional and PFC or TV Globo Internacional and TV Record International and 50 Mbps of the fastest high-speed Internet that will allow customers to keep in touch with loved ones via email and video chats, plus the ability to download movies and music.
Additionally, RCN is offering a Brazilian Super Pak (RCN Brasil Super), for $74.99/month, which includes the components of the Brazilian Double Pak (RCN Brasil Duplo) plus unlimited nationwide calling to the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 500 international calling minutes with the Global Saver 500 calling plan.
“We want to make sure that our programming and packages satisfy the diverse needs of all of our customers,” said Jeff Carlson, Vice President and General Manager, RCN Boston in a press release. “With the Brazil Combos, we can combine more programming of interest, fast Internet speeds and international calling plans that deliver the same great service that RCN customers expect.”
TV Globo Internacional, TV Record Internacional and PFC offer programming solely in Portuguese that targets the interests of RCN’s Brazilian customers. TV Globo Internacional brings hours of entertainment for the entire family, including novelas, mini-series, music festivals, comedy, documentaries, news, live soccer, and sports programming. PFC is 100% dedicated to Brazilian soccer and provides exclusive matches and more broadcasted live games than any other international channel with the top Brazilian sports journalists. TV Record Internacional is a 24-hour Brazilian TV channel that offers soap operas, news, sports, comedy, talk shows, and musicals.
Customers may sign up for either theBrazilian Double Pak (RCN Brasil Duplo)or Brazilian Super Pak (RCN Brasil Super) with no contract required and a three-year price assurance.