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Police Department Bike Raffle

Last summer the Jenkintown police observed many Jenkintown children practicing safety in our streets — such as using crosswalks, wearing a helmet on a bike or skateboard, and looking both ways before stepping off the sidewalk. About 100 of these children were “ticketed” and every ticket was redeemable for a prize donated by local businesses and organizations. (See below for the full list.)

It’s finally time to hold a raffle to present two lucky “defendants” from last summer with a pair of brand-new bikes, just in time for the arrival of warmer weather! The raffle prizes are a Fuji bike donated by Advanced Sports International, and a Trek bike donated by the Jenkintown Police Department. Continue reading Police Department Bike Raffle

Abington Friends School hosts 17 MLK ‘Day of Service’ projects

The public is invited to join in the Martin Luther King Day of Service activities at Abington Friends School from 9 a.m. until noon on Monday, January 18. The projects benefit many worthy local organizations, including The Breathing Room Foundation, Aid for Friends and Whosoever Gospel Mission. Volunteers are needed to bake bread, make soup, make scarves and blankets, build bird feeders or help clean up the creek that flows through the campus. All ages are welcome.

Also, don’t miss a huge “New to You” clothing sale at Abington Friends School on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. until noon. Hundreds of gently used items will be on sale, and none is priced higher than $3. Proceeds benefit the Montgomery County Women’s Center’s domestic-violence-prevention project.

Abington Friends School is located at 575 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, Pa.

For more information or to register to volunteer, visit www.abingtonfriends.com. A flyer for more information can be found here

Independent Fire Company Hosting Spaghetti Dinner

Independent Fire Company of Jenkintown will be hosting a spaghetti dinner from 6:15 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday November 7th in the Immaculate Comception’s Conahan Hall. Tickets can be purchased in advanced for $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 4-10 and free for children 3 and younger.  For more information, and to purchase your tickets please email independentfirecompany16@gmail.com or call (215) 239 – 7907

Come join us for a night of good times, raffles and have your local firefighters cook you dinner!

Independent Fire Co flyer can be found here.