After 85 years of service to the community, the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation East Auxiliary is disbanding. Since partnering with the Foundation in 2003, the East Auxiliary has consistently provided funding to groups including Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Visiting Nurse Association Community Services, Mission Kids, the Tri-County Active Adult Center, and many others.…

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We’ve been living under the weight of a pandemic for a full year. Like a blanket over our world, everyone has felt its heaviness. Some of us are struggling to lift away that weight. The stress, fear, and anxiety caused by COVID-19 continues to leave many feeling hopeless and overwhelmed. Clinical depression has increased. The…

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The newest addition to the Foundation’s staff, Chris Wierzbowski (He/Him), is looking to use his skills and experience to serve the Pottstown area community. Having joined the team in January as the Foundation’s grant writer, he’s starting by reviewing studies and reports while sitting in on listening sessions and presentations with local leaders. “When we…

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Snow covered field

Lately, we don’t often hear that empowering phrase, “You’ve got this.” The pandemic has replaced it with “Stay safe!” and “Be well,” and, now, “Double mask.” We are all trying to manage our days amidst COVID-19 worries. That’s true for children as well as adults. But for every challenge there’s a way to overcome, and…

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