POTTSTOWN, August 6, 2020—UPDATE: The Tri-County Community Network is working to coordinate current and past Ashwood fundraising efforts so that the monetary donations for the victims will be housed in one location. The collected monetary donations will provide direct support for both short term and long term needs for the displaced Ashwood residents. TCN ensures…

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In the Healthy Behaviors-Schools program area, $1,027,610 was awarded to fund 10 projects intended to improve educational opportunities for students in public and private learning institutions. Boyertown Area School District—Brain Body Connection Brookeside Montessori—BWell Program Daniel Boone Area School District—School District Wellness Programs Owen J. Roberts School District—Fit for Life Strategic Wellness Program Pottsgrove School…

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In the Healthy Behaviors-Parks program area, $117,500 was awarded to fund five projects with the aim of improving parks, programming, and the built environment to increase access to physical activity.  Borough of Pottstown —Ice Skating for Everyone Borough of Pottstown—Memorial Park Bridge and Streambank Stabilization Project Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust—Colebrookdale Railroad Accessibility Improvements East Coventry…

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In the Healthy Behaviors-Networks program area, $370,948 was awarded to fund 13 projects.  These projects are intended to create and promote social networks involving healthy living. Accion Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery County—ACLAMO’s Pottstown Community Health Connections Program Boyertown Area Multi-Service, Inc.—Ricketts Center Programming Expressive Therapy Concepts Inc.—Smashville Badminton: Kids and Adult Fitness Program First Baptist…

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In the Physical and Emotional Health program area, $43,425 was awarded for one project offering learning opportunities for physical and emotional health. Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County—Healthy Start and Access to Benefits for Vulnerable Families in Pottstown

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In the Healthy Behaviors-Schools program area, $1,027,610 was awarded to fund 10 projects intended to improve educational opportunities for students in public and private learning institutions. Boyertown Area School District—Brain Body Connection Brookeside Montessori—BWell Program Daniel Boone Area School District—School District Wellness Programs Owen J. Roberts School District—Fit for Life Strategic Wellness Program Pottsgrove School…

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In cooperation with the La Salle University Nonprofit Center, the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is inviting nonprofits to submit an application to participate in a series of virtual Zoom capacity-building clinics.  Recognizing the continual need for local nonprofits to access capacity building resources which allow them to better serve our community, the Foundation…

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 Part 1: Real Pain Matters Bridgette McGivern, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of Community Health & Dental Care, Inc. and Dr. Andrew Trentacoste, CEO & Clinical Director of Creative Health Services, Inc., provide an overview of the Opioid Crisis. Part 2: Real Solutions Matter  Dr. Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners…

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Winner by Category – Pottstown Borough 53 Total Entries in Pottstown Junior category (7 entries) HM     James & Jesse Ryder 3rd       Natasha Clemens 2nd       Lily-Anne Wright 1st       Madeleine Heidel Bees & Butterflies category (5 entries) HM     Marla Schmidt 3rd       Jody Wenzel 2nd       Ron Richael 1st       Julia & Kenneth Kummerer  Certificate of Participation:  Charlene Bradley Certificate of…

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