Sol­un­teers needed to help or­ga­nize North Wales Com­mu­nity aay

North Penn Life - - FRONT PAGE - By Bradley Sch­legel bschlegel@jour­nalregis­ter. com

sol­un­teers are needed for this year’s Com­mu­nity aay, ac­cord­ing to Mike Fell­meth, pres­i­dent of the Lans­dale Bor­ough Busi­ness Al­liance, which is or­ga­niz­ing the event.

At bor­ough coun­cil’s March 26 meet­ing, Fell­meth said bod­ies are need- ed to help or­ga­nize and run the an­nual event, sched­uled for early Oc­to­ber.

“5LJhW nRZ, finGLnJ vROun­teers is more im­por­tant than ven­dors,” Fell­meth said dur­ing the meet­ing. “We have a ven­dors list, and we’ve al­ready started work­ing on that.”

For the sec­ond straight year, coun­cil voted to con­trib­ute $500 to the fes­ti­val, which Fell­meth said would again be held in con­junc­tion with St. Peter’s Evan­gel­i­cal Church’s Oc­to­ber­fest.

Ac­cord­ing to Fell­meth, WhH UHFRn­fiJuUHG HvHnW hDV been sched­uled for Satur­day, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

He told coun­cil that the plan is to again hold an open­ing cer­e­mony at Wein­gart­ner Park and close Sec­ond Street from the North Wales Ele­men­tary School to Wal­nut Street, as well as a por­tion of Church Street.

For the sec­ond straight year, the park will host a free kids’ zone, ac­cord­ing to Fell­meth.

Re­spond­ing to a ques­tion from coun­cil mem­ber Greta Martin Washington, Fell­meth says the or­ga­ni­za­tion run­ning the event in­tends to con­tinue the tra­di­tion of GRnDWLnJ LWV SUR­fiWV WR WhH North Wales Area Li­brary, the North Penn sol­un­teer Fire Com­pany and the lo­cal Boy Scouts.

How­ever, he said last year’s event only broke even.

“7hHUH ZHUH nR SUR­fiWV,” Fell­meth said.

The 2012 Com­mu­nity aay at­tracted ap­prox­i­mately 2,000 vis­i­tors, ac­cord­ing to Fell­meth.

“Hopefully we can dou- EOH WhDW fiJuUH WhLV yHDU,” he said.

For more in­for­ma­tion on North Wales Com­mu­nity aay, visit www. face­book.com/pages/ North- Wales- Com­mu­nityaay/183313T88440695.

To vol­un­teer for the event, con­tact Fell­meth at 215-699-3016 or Bob Boyd, chair of the event’s com­mit­tee, at bb5Tred­corvette@com­cast.net.

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