Monday, March 4, 2013
The Greater North Penn Area Nutrition Coalition collected donations of fruits and vegetables from the public Saturday at Shop Rite in Hatfield Township
The public was giving the gift of good health to area food pantries Saturday during the Greater North Penn Area Nutrition Coalition's Fresh Food Drive at Shop Rite in Hatfield Township. "It will get busier as we go," said Carol Doyle, of Keystone Opportunity Center in Souderton. "It takes a little explaining of what we're doing and why there's a need for it." The coalition holds a fresh fruit drive to collect fruits and vegetables, like potatoes, bananas, broccoli, pears, grapefruits, carrots and more, twice a year. All items collected are evenly distributed to the participating food pantries in the region: Bethlehem Baptist Church in Blue Bell, Emmanuel E.C. Church in Hatfield, Hatfield Church of the Brethren in Hatfield, Keystone …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Employees of Costco donated 84 turkeys to Montgomery Township Police for the Montgomery County Law Enforcement Food Drive. The turkeys were then dropped off at the Salvation Army in Norristown for distribution
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Friday, December 7, 2012
Employees of Costco Wholesale in Montgomery Township on Dec. 4 donated 84 turkeys, totaling 2,000 pounds or one ton, toward the Montgomery County Law Enforcement Food Drive. The turkeys were given to Officer Jim Matlack of Montgomery Township Police for donation to the food drive. Matlack, in turn, delivered the turkeys to Salvation Army in Norristown to be distributed to food banks in the county. The county Law Enforcement Food Drive runs to Dec. 20. To donate, call the Norristown Salvation Army at 610-275-4183.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
PennDOT warns traffic will get heavy on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, beginning at 3 p.m. today through 8 p.m.
1. PennDOT warns traffic will get heavy on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, beginning at 3 p.m. today through 8 p.m., and again on Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. All lanes will be available for travel. 2. Mater Dei Catholic School holds its Thanksgiving Liturgy today at 9:15 at St. Stanislaus Church in Lansdale. 3. North Penn School District students are off today for the Thanksgiving holiday. 4. The Wives of Blue are conducting a non-perishable food drive through today at these area police departments, with donations to The Open Line: 5. There are some local events happening on Thanksgiving Eve: