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Township eNews

March 23, 2018

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Community

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.

 

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. 

 

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.

 

Smoke Detector Recall

About 452,000 Kidde dual-sensor smoke alarms have been recalled due to risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire. If a yellow cap is present, get a free replacement smoke alarm. CONTACT: 833-551-7739 or http://www.kidde.com. View the full recall notice.

Meeting Schedule

 

MONDAY

March 26


No Meetings Scheduled

  

TUESDAY

March 27

 

No Meetings Scheduled

 

WEDNESDAY

March 28

 

Planning Commission

7:00PM

Henderson Room

 

THURSDAY

March 29

 

No Meetings Scheduled

 

FRIDAY

March 30

 

Administrative Offices Closed


No Meetings Scheduled

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!

 

Viking 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run - Discounted Registration Now Available!

Sunday, April 29

Caley Elementary School

Join us for the Upper Merion Area Educational Foundation's 4th Annual Viking 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk. Enjoy food, music, and prizes. Participants of all abilities are welcome! All proceeds go to help Upper Merion Area schools. Register online.

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At the Board of Supervisors Business Meeting on Thursday, March 22, a Township Unit Citation was presented to members of the police department, Lafayette Ambulance & Rescue Squad, and the public works department for their lifesaving actions during a cardiac medical emergency in January. Upper Merion Township is incredibly fortunate to have these dedicated men and women in our community. Thank you to everyone involved for your quick thinking and extraordinary commitment to the people of Upper Merion.

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

Early Registration Discount

Don’t forget: the early registration discount for Adventure Day Camp and Consortium for the Arts is quickly approaching! Sign up by April 15 to save some money! Register on CommunityPass.

 

Creative Dance for Girls and Boys

Tuesdays from April 10 to May 29 | 10:00AM to 11:00AM

If your child likes to move to music, this class will encourage them to dance to their favorite Disney and character themed tunes! Learn more.

 

Zumbini

Tuesdays from April 10 to May 29 | 9:00AM to 10:00AM

Get ready for engaging music, singing, dancing, and fun with your caregiver’s assistance. Driving cognitive and behavioral development for your child, Zumbini is a fun way to bond with your child! Ages 3 months to 3 years. Learn more.

 

Library

Money Smart April at the Library 

All programs start at 7:00PM. Register now.

Wednesday, April 4 : Estate Planning

Wednesday, April 11 : Housing/Mortgages/Foreclosures

Wednesday, April 18:  Money Management, Personal Finance 101/Budgeting

Wednesday, April 25: Preparing for Financial Emergencies

 

Puppets Pizzazz

Wednesday, March 28 | 6:30PM to 7:15PM

Freedom Hall

Calling families with kids ages 2-8 years old! Join us as we kick off April’s Family Reading Month in style. Don’t miss this awesome superhero themed puppet show set to popular music. It will cover topics on how to be a super person by being wise, kind, compassionate, and mannerly. There will also be a Child Passenger Safety Education booth outside Freedom Hall with booster seat giveways (while supplies last) from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. 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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We know it's hard to tell, but spring is here! This Saturday is the last Market before Easter and Passover.

Spring Creek Farms is our only confirmed vendor this week, so come for the milk, eggs, and meat. Watch our Facebook page or Twitter feed for any changes. Spring Creek tells us their egg supply is still improving, but ordering ahead ensures that you won't be disappointed.

 

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. 

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 is now open for donations. 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.

 

Roadway Restrictions

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US 422 Overnight Lane Closure

Eastbound 422 motorists will encounter a left lane closure between Trooper road and Valley Forge Road interchanges on Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30, from 7:00PM through 5:00AM.

 

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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