Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Those looking to help local vets need to register by Wednesday.
The Hometown Heroes Walk in Lansdale will be the first of its kind in the borough. The walk is benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project, and is ready to go come June 8. Organizer, Upper Gwynedd resident and Army veteran Mike “Bishop” Rieg has is asking that both walkers and teams register by Wednesday. The walk will begin at Trinity Lutheran Church. The route will continue east on Main Street to Memorial Park. There will be a loop around Memorial Park, and then back to Main Street, westbound to Trinity Lutheran Church. The walk is an offshoot of the Pennsylvania Hero Walk, where people walk 320 miles along the shoulder of Route 30 – 25 miles a day – from the Philadelphia Museum of Art to Wayne, Pa. Walkers would donate $20 and walk for an …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Montgomery Township restaurant will donate 10 percent of each food sale to One Fund Boston on May 14.
Texas Roadhouse in Montgomery Township is getting behind the effort to improve the lives of the individuals and families affected by the Boston Marathon bombing. On May 14, the restaurant and grill will donate 10 percent of all its food sales to One Fund Boston. Donations will also be accepted at the fundraiser, according to a press release. Texas Roadhouse is at 115 Garden Golf Boulevard in Montgomeryville, located near Costco and Baja Fresh.
Tickets are now available for the Mural Arts Program June 8, which looks to raise funds for the Lansdale mural beautification project. Lansdale Business Association has closed entries and is now reviewing artist submissions for the murals.
Grab a mask, take a chance at the Monte Carlo Murals Masquerade June 8. The Lansdale Mural Arts Program—under leadership of the Lansdale Business Association, an entity not affiliated with Lansdale Borough—will show off the beauty of the North Penn community at the fundraiser, which looks to put Lansdale on the "MAP," according to an invitation. There is a three-hour open bar, which includes beer, wine and soda. Liquor awaits you at the cash bar. The event runs 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are available now at $50 per person. Click here to buy them. All proceeds go to the LMAP program, which is organizing a collective of local artists to beautify the facades of two buildings in downtown Lansdale with murals: West Main and Broad streets on the…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Get a sneak peak at the new Bonefish Grill and support The ALS Association.
Bonefish Grill, with the newest location opening at 27 Airport Square in Montgomery Township on Monday, May 20, is partnering with the ALS Association for a special charity night. The special event, to be held May 18, will give locals a sneak peek into the area's newest restaurant, and the chance to enjoy the food and drinks before the doors open to the public. According to a press release from Bonefish Grille, "Ahi Tuna Sashimi, PEI Mussels Josephine and 'American Style' Kobe Beef Burgers, and the house specialty Bang Bang Shrimp" will be served, as well as "specialty martinis and cocktails, and samplings from the restaurant’s adventurous wine list." For tickets to the charity night, call Allison Walker at 215-643-5434 or online at www.…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Becker's Corner in Quakertown will match every $10 cover charge May 1, with all proceeds going to Matthew Knoebel, 13, of Lansdale. Knoebel is recovering from a successful bone marrow transplant.
Prism Brewing Co. in Upper Gwynedd—right on the edge of North Wales—is having a special kickoff for its Chemosabe brew at Becker's Corner in Quakertown. Their toast—to 13-year-old Lansdale resident Matthew Knoebel, currently recovering from a bone marrow transplant, necessary for his battle with acute myeloid leukemia. On May 1, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Becker's Corner will match each $10 cover charge, with all proceeds going to Knoebel and his family. Each $10 per person charge includes a first glass of Chemosabe, a raffle basket ticket and a "surprise" item, according to Heather Rheaume of Prism Brewing. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at $1 each, according to a press release. Tickets can be purchased at Prism Brewing Co. …
Friday, April 26, 2013
North Penn Police Activities League, Old Navy, Penndale Middle School, Pat's Pizza, Centennial Blueprint, County Electric, LAFS, North Penn YMCA, a Broad Street Bully, an NBA champ and more come together for Matthew Knoebel, 13, on Saturday.
North Penn Police Activities League Executive Director Greg O'Brien was heading out the door to meet other volunteers at Penndale Middle School shortly before 6 p.m. Friday when he answered our call. O'Brien and others were meeting Friday to set up for Saturday's fundraiser for Lansdale teen Matthew Knoebel, who is fighting leukemia. "There's a lot of stuff going on," he said. "It's not the kind of thing where there is nothing to look at, nothing to see. There will be a constant flow of activity, with officers mingling with 50/50 tickets, a couple of sports guys, fashion shows and basketball games." That about summed up the highlights of tomorrow's fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Penndale Middle School in Lansdale. North Penn PAL has…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
St. Rose of Lima holds a Mommy Market at its location at 428 S. Main St., North Wales, from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is $1. Shoppers can find gently-used children’s clothing, books, toys, games and more.
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Saturday, April 20
1. Today is the 22nd annual International Spring Festival at North Penn High School in Towamencin, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The multicultural event is one of the largest of its kind in the state. 2. A benefit for the Pennsylvania Hardcore documentary is tonight at 7 at Lansdale VFW, 805 W. Second St. Entry cost is $10. Dysphoria is the headliner, with Strength For A Reason, Pillars of Villainy, xSluggernautx, Back and Forth and Objection. 3. There is a beef and beer event tonight from 6 to 10 at Tylersport Fire House for 2-year-old leukemia patient Garrett, of Lansdale. Tickets are $25. The event features raffles, 50/50 and grand prizes. Music by Mike Greer and Co. Garrett is the grandson of Kathy Hendricks, owner of BeeJay Carpet One in …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Don't run from the cops; run for them. The June 15 event is a revival of a former 5K run that never gained speed. An open house at Towamencin Township Police will follow the 5K.
Don't run from the cops; run for them. Registration is now open for The Towamencin Police Benevolent Association "Five-0 5K" Run and Walk, set for June 15 at 9 a.m. The first annual event is somewhat of a revival of a former run that had dropped off, according to Towamencin Police Specialist Kelly Palermo. "We are bringing it back again," she said. There are 15 runners registered as of Wednesday. Palermo is hoping for 200 runners. The 5K will begin at the Towamencin Township Police headquarters at Troxel and Snyder roads. The course will run to Troxel Road, to Mark Drive, to Steven Lane, to Oxford Road, to Snyder, to Weikel Road, to Salem Way, to Pickwick Lane, to Stonybrook Lane, to Weikel, to Snyder and finally ending at police …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The one-hour walk benefits the Wounded Warrior Project. Last year, the event drew 700 walkers and raised $15,000.
With more than 700 walkers and about $15,000 into the coffers of the nonprofit Wounded Warrior Project, the 2012 Lansdale PA Hero Walk proved a success, according to organizer and drafted Army veteran Michael "Bish" Rieg. The popularity of the event has led to Rieg and other organizers to organize the 2013 PA Hero Walk Lansdale on June 8 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Rieg updated the Lansdale Public Safety Committee on the walk Wednesday night. The event will begin and end at Trinity Lutheran Church at 1000 W. Main St., Lansdale. Walkers will go east on Main Street for a half-hour—then turn around and head back to the starting point. Rieg said it is about a mile-and-a-half from Trinity Lutheran Church to Memorial Park. "You walk at your own …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Rotary will hold its annual pancake breakfast on April 6 to help not-for-profit organizations in the greater Norristown area.