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Township eNews

March 16, 2018

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Community

Are Your Children Safe Online?

Wednesday, March 21 | 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Upper Merion Middle School

450 Keebler Road, King of Prussia

Keeping Kids Safe Online is a free symposium designed to educate parents and educators on the risk of social media and how to monitor the online safety of children. Register now.

 

Swedesburg Vol. Fire Company Lent Dinners

Fridays through March 30

5:00PM to 8:00PM

Swedesburg Fire Company Social Hall

310 Jefferson Street, Bridgeport

Come out for the best seafood in town prepared by the best cooks around. Menus and pricing are available at the hall. 

 

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Sunday, March 25 | 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Swedesburg Fire Co Social Hall

310 Jefferson Street, Bridgeport

Come have a hopping good time with the firefighters and their special guest...the Easter Bunny! He can't wait to meet you! Enjoy eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, much more.

Call for pricing - 610-272-9853.

 

Students - Want to Win $250?

Enter Got AED's Easiest Scholarship Ever contest! All you have to do is locate and photograph AED devices throughout Montgomery County. Every month, one student (16 or older) will receive $250 for uploading the most AED devices in Montgomery County to the PulsePoint registry. Learn more.

 

Upper Merion Township Park & Stream Clean Up

Saturday, April 14 | 8:30AM to 12:00PM

Lower Parking Lot of Township Building

Calling all volunteers! Residents, local businesses, community groups, and schools - we welcome you to come together to clean up Upper Merion Township's streams and parks! Volunteers will meet at the Township Building to enjoy FREE coffee and breakfast, and receive vouchers for free pizza. Once volunteers get their assignments, they'll go to their sites to remove trash, beautify their community, and have fun outdoors! Learn more and sign up now

 

KOP Rotary Club Presents: Taste of the Suburbs

Sunday, April 15 | 6:30PM to 8:30PM

King of Prussia Mall

Come out once again for this phenomenal food & wine festival to help support the King of Prussia Rotary Club's Charitable Foundation. Sample signature menu items and spirits from over 30 of the area's top restaurants and wineries. Learn more and purchase tickets today!

Meeting Schedule

 

MONDAY

March 19


Economic & Community Development Committee

7:00PM

Board Room

  

TUESDAY

March 20

 

Environmental Advisory Council

7:00PM

Board Room

 

Upper Merion Sanitary & Stormwater Authority

6:30PM

Henderson Room

 

Community Center Complex Advisory Board

7:30PM

Community Center Conference Room 

 

WEDNESDAY

March 21

 

Zoning Hearing Board

7:00PM

Freedom Hall

 

Shade Tree & Beautification Commission

7:00PM

Henderson Room

 

THURSDAY

March 22

 

Upper Merion Foundation

6:30PM

Board Room

 

BOS Business Meeting

7:30PM

Freedom Hall

 

FRIDAY

March 23

 

No Meetings Scheduled

 

Join the Team!

Upper Merion Township is hiring for a variety of positions. Browse the job openings and learn more about the application process.

 

Community Center

431 West Valley Forge Road

King of Prussia, PA 19040

610-265-1071

 

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There's always something fun happening at the Community Center! Try a fitness class, learn a new craft, or pick up a sport during Open Gym.

Parks & Recreation

Watercolor Art with Millie Becker

Wednesday, March 21 | 1:00PM to 3:00PM

This weekly watercolor painting class welcomes beginners as well as more experienced painters. We will cover a variety of watercolor techniques and present demonstrations of color mixing!  Register today.

 

Book of Mormon Trip

Saturday, May 12 | 9:00AM

Enjoy a day in New York City and the critically acclaimed Broadway hit Book of Mormon! Trip transportation by Motor Coach. Price includes bus and show ticket. Show time is 2:00PM. Register today!

 

Library

Negotiating Work/Life Balance with Dr. Robyn DeLuca

Tuesday, March 20 | 7:00PM

Calling All Women! Dr. DeLuca will show you the most effective evidence-based coping strategies for making your life less crazy and more manageable. Register today.

 

Passport Pals: Ireland

Monday, March 19 | 6:30PM to 7:30PM

Take part in this interactive way to learn about Ireland and its culture through interesting crafts, games and snacks. Register today!

 

Farmers Market

Winter Market

175 West Valley Forge Road
Every Other Saturday
10:00AM-12:00PM
Rain or Shine!

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If you haven't joined us before in the off-season, here's how it works:

 

We have a smaller group of vendors, all of whom have a way of pre-ordering. Every other Saturday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM, they set up on the lower level of the parking lot behind the Township Building. You can pick up your orders, and most vendors bring a little extra to tempt you. The next Market is March 24.

Public Safety

The Upper Merion Township Public Safety Department is a singular, unified department that encompasses the divisions of police, fire, ambulance, and emergency management services, overseen by Director Tom Nolan, who is also the current Chief of Police.

 

 
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Upper Merion Police

View the crime bulletin archive.

 

Fire & Rescue

Have No Fear - Volunteer!

The Upper Merion Township Fire & Rescue Services is seeking volunteers. Interested in joining? Contact William Daywalt, Deputy Fire Marshal, at 610-205-8554 or find out more on our website.

 

Montgomery County News

 

Upper Merion Senior Service Center

Located at the Community Center
431 West Valley Forge Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Thrift Shop Event (Formerly Flea Room)

The thrift shop event is open for donations starting Monday, March 19. We will be accepting donations to sell for the benefit of the Senior Center. Acceptable donations are children's books (no adult books), small appliances and electronics in working order, knickknacks, decorations, etc. Not acceptable: clothing, junk, and broken or non-working appliances.


March Excursion Trip

Thursday, March 22

Travel by bus to the Fonthill Castle and Moravian Tile Works. Cost is $55.00 and includes bus fare and admission. Lunch is extra. Limited to 21 passengers. Payment is due at sign up. Deadline is March 9 or until sold out! 

 

Roadway Restrictions

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US 422 E. Ramp to Route 23 Temporarily Closed

The ramp from EB US 422 to Route 23 (Valley Forge Rd) is scheduled to be closed through late summer for construction on a new fly-over ramp. Learn more.


A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available on the District 6 Traffic Bulletin.

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175 West Valley Forge Road • King of Prussia, PA 19406-1802

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