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10th Annual PEAK Pottstown Celebrates Young Children/YMCA Healthy Kids Day
|Date of Event:||4/16/2016|
|Time of Event:||1:00 PM – 3:00 PM|
|Description:||Join us on Saturday, April 16 from 1-3 pm on the grounds of Pottstown High School for this free event! PEAK, Pottstown’s school readiness initiative is partnering with Pottstown YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. Fun family activities and resources from more than 40 community organizations are being planned along with music from D.J. Steve, moon bounce, celebrated mascots, and Pipper the Clown to name a few. The YMCA will be providing fitness activities and more. We thank Pottstown Memorial Medical Center http://www.PottstownMemorial.com for once again being the main sponsor for April’s PEAK Month of the Young Child events. For more information contact Jane Bennett – email@example.com or 610-256-6370, http://www.peakonline.org.|
|Location:||Pottstown High School
750 N. Washington St
Pottstown, PA 19464
PEAK – Pottstown Celebrates Young Children YMCA – Healthy Kids Day
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 1-3 pm Pottstown High School 750 N. Washington St.
We invite your organization to participate by providing a family activity or other resources. We provide you with a table and space at no cost and an opportunity for family engagement.
Please reply to Jane Bennett – firstname.lastname@example.org for questions and to confirm your participation.
More than 1400 people attended this free event for Pottstown families with young children last year, thanks to the support of organizations like yours. We hope to see you this year at Pottstown High School!
This year, we will be partnering with the Pottstown YMCA and celebrating Healthy Kids Day! We are planning fun family activities along with music from D.J. Steve, a moon bounce, celebrated mascots and Pipper the Clown to name a few. The YMCA will be coordinating fitness activities and more.
We thank Pottstown Memorial Medical Center http://www.PottstownMemorial.com for once again being the main sponsor for April’s PEAK Month of the Young Child events.
Thanks for all you do to support that all Pottstown’s children enter kindergarten ready to learn and achieve. Join us on April 16th for our 10th annual event and help celebrate Pottstown’s young children and families!!
Pottstown Celebrates Young Children – April 18th
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1-3 pm
at the NEW LOCATION
Pottstown High School 750 N. Washington St.
Approximately 700 people attended this free event for Pottstown families with young children last year at the YMCA. We hope to see you this year at Pottstown High School! If your organization is able to participate by providing a family activity or other resources to support families, we provide the table and space at no cost. Please reply to Jane Bennett – email@example.com for questions or to confirm your participation.
Thanks for all you do to support that all Pottstown’s children enter kindergarten ready to learn and achieve. Join us and help celebrate Pottstown’s young children and families!!
Jane Bennett 610-256-6370 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Rieck 610-970-6655 email@example.com
Opposition Builds To Library Funding Cut By Lower Pottsgrove Township
LOWER POTTSGROVE TOWNSHIP, PA — The township commissioners’ decision to reconsider its 2014 funding for the Pottstown Regional Public Library has resulted in a swelling of support for the library and a number of efforts to keep the funding intact.
Earlier this month when the Board of Commissioners reorganized, the new majority announced its intention to open up the 2014 budget adopted one month earlier and reduce funding to the Pottstown Regional Public Library on High Street.
Paradoxically, in December, Lower Pottsgrove had joined with both Upper Pottsgrove and Pottstown borough in increasing the allocation to the library for 2014.
In Lower Pottsgrove’s case, the commissioners had agreed in December to increase the annual allocation by $5,000 — up to $65,000.
Read more: http://www.pottsmerc.com/general-news/20140118/opposition-builds-to-library-funding-cut-by-l-pottstrove
Foundation For Pottstown Education Outlines 2013 Goals
POTTSTOWN — As 2012 wound down to a close, the Pottstown School Board got a glimpse of what 2013 may look like — at least in terms of the plans being made by the Foundation for Pottstown Education.
Executive Director Myra Forrest outlined for the board the eight major goals the foundation has set for itself in the coming year.
Here is a brief look at those goals.
• PEAK: The foundation wants to ensure continued funding for PEAK, which stands for Pottstown Early Action for Kindergarten readiness is Pottstown’s signature early education program. It partners with pre-schools and childcare providers to get youngsters read for school.
Read more: http://www.pottsmerc.com/article/20130105/NEWS01/130109773/foundation-for-pottstown-education-outlines-2013-goals#full_story
Pottstown Celebrates Young Children Community Event
A community celebration for families with young children will be held on Saturday, April 21 at the Freedom Valley YMCA at Pottstown (724 North Adams Street) from 1:00-3:00. Activities will include a petting farm, moon bounce, Pipper the Clown, Smokey the Bear and over 30 community agencies with games and resources.
PEAK, Pottstown’s school readiness initiative, is partnering with Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
for this community outreach event. All families with young children are invited to attend.
PEAK is a partnership between Pottstown School District and community early learning programs and agencies seeking to prepare children and families for success in kindergarten. For more information, contact 610-970-6655 or visit www.peakonline.org.
Pottstown’s PEAK Program Featured In Philadelphia Inquirer Article
The Philadelphia Inquirer, the nation’s eleventh largest newspaper, did a great article about Pottstown School District‘s PEAK program.
To read something very positive about our community and school district, click here: http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20110627_Pottstown_program_aims_for_peak_performance_in_kindergarten.html