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Community Day Sponsored by Wegmans!
57 North Franklin Street, June 6th
10:00am to 1:00pm
Wegmans Leadership Group is committed to being part of Pottstown’s community life, setting an example of leadership and giving back to neighborhoods where they do business. Wegmans has taken the Pottstown Cluster Outreach Center under their wing to offer their expertise and generosity on how to be more productive and efficient in our Food Pantry and Dry Goods Department.
After spending some time at the Cluster Outreach Center, Wegmans’ team brainstormed and came up with some new ideas, equipment and technology to run an efficient day to day operation to help better serve their clients. Additional shelves will be installed to create more space; carts that are easier to manipulate will help transport food and dry goods throughout the building and coats, hats and gloves will now be used for volunteers in the walk-in refrigerator.
All these items and time are donated by Wegmans. We decided to make the day a special event – Community Day!
As 2014 begins to unfold, Montgomery County Community College’s will start to celebrate its 50th year of thinking big and providing high-quality, accessible higher education for the citizens of Montgomery County and beyond.
“Fifty years ago, Montgomery County Community College was founded on the bold belief that education has the power to transform lives and communities. The College’s early visionaries laid the framework for what we are today—a community hub for education, innovation, workforce training and cultural activity,” says MCCC President Dr. Karen A. Stout. “We are proud to celebrate our 50th anniversary. This is a special time to reflect upon our accomplishments, thank the people who made those achievements possible and look forward to thinking bigger for the next 50 years.”
More than 50 years ago in 1963, Pennsylvania passed the Community College Act, which provides the legal framework for the establishment of community colleges in the Commonwealth. Even before the ink was dry on the new legislation, a Montgomery County steering committee investigated and confirmed the need for a community college in the County. The College was officially established on Dec. 8, 1964 and opened its doors in October 1966 in the former Conshohocken High School Building at Fayette and 7th streets in Conshohocken. In 1972, it moved to its current location at 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, and in 1996, the West Campus in Pottstown opened. In the fall 2013, the College opened its new state-of-the-art Culinary Arts Institute, 1400 Forty Foot Rd., Lansdale. For the future, the College is currently in the planning stages of transforming its existing Physical Education building into a Health Sciences Center.
With all the Irene hubbubb, I lost track of the date. Yesterday, August 27th was our first post two years ago. Many thanks to all our readers for their support over the last two years. We look forward to many years to come!
Power to the Pottstown People!
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