Community flea mar­ket on Satur­day

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En­ter­tain­ing the thought of havLng 80 vHnGRUV DW D FRPPunLWy flHD mar­ket was just that – en­ter­tain­ing. “But the lofty goal was reached – and over 10 ven­dors are now on a wait­ing list,” said Donna Griff, Community De­vel­op­ment co­or­di­na­tor for Morrisville First.

Morrisville First is spon­sor­ing its 2nd An­nual Community Flea Mar­ket on Satur­day, Sept. 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Fair­less Hills Elks Lodge, 835 West Bridge Street, Morrisville.

The rain date is Satur­day, Oct. 6, same time and same lo­ca­tion. Griff said that Su­san Krushen­ski, chair­per­son for the event, “not only VWULvHG WR fiOO DOO RI WKH 10’ x 10’ spa­ces but has also re­ceived con­tri­bu­tions from var­i­ous busi­nesses IRU D UDIflH EDVNHW ERnDnzD.

“Com­mit­tee vol­un­teers worked dili­gently ad­ver­tis­ing the event by VSUHDGLng WKH nHZV RI WKH flHD PDUket and hang­ing posters around the lo­cal area,” she said.

Funds raised will help im­prove nHxW yHDU’V flHD PDUNHW DV ZHOO DV spon­sor fu­ture community im­prove­ments.

Morrisville First is a community en­rich­ment grant which pro­motes lo­cal events and pro­grams such as EHDuWL­fiFDWLRn SURMHFWV, IUHH finDn­cial ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams and fun events.

Those events in­clude col­lec­tions of valentines and toi­letries for mil­i­tary per­son­nel and vet­er­ans, the Morrisville Zuc­chini 500 race and Santa Paws, where pets can take their own­ers to get their pic­ture taken with Santa.

Ev­ery third Thurs­day of the month, the Morrisville First ad­vi­sory coun­cil meets at the Morrisville Se­nior Cen­ter, 31 E. Cleve­land Av­enue, be­gin­ning at 6:30 p.m.

Those in­ter­ested in help­ing the Morrisville community are in­vited to at­tend.

Ear­lier this year, the Morrisville First ad­vi­sory coun­cil voted to do­nate a size­able con­tri­bu­tion of last yHDU’V flHD PDUNHW SURFHHGV WR WKH vic­tims of the Philadel­phia Av­enue fiUH WR KHOS WKHLU IHOORZ nHLgKERUV.

Mer­chants at the event will of­fer hot food, fruit and veg­eta­bles, VHDVRnDO flRZHUV, EDNHG gRRGV, hand­crafted items of all types, an­tiques and col­lectibles, mas­sages and well­ness in­for­ma­tion, pet res­cue, Na­tive Amer­i­can items, rocks and min­er­als, beauty prod­ucts, soaps and but­ters, bri­dal and fash­ion jew­elry, cloth­ing, scrubs, sheet sets, purses, scarves and, of course, base­ment and garage “trea­sures.”

7R vLHZ WKH flHD PDUNHW’V vHnGRU list and other lo­cal events, visit the web­site at www.Mor­risvilleFirst. com.

If your or­ga­ni­za­tion or community has an event to list on the site, send the in­for­ma­tion to Donna Griff, community de­vel­op­ment co­or­di­na­tor at dgriff@bchg.org.

“With so many pos­si­bil­i­ties,” Griff said, “the Morrisville comPunLWy flHD PDUNHW KDV WKH fixLng’V of be­ing some­thing great! Come on out and en­joy a great time!”

For more in­for­ma­tion, 215-7360107.

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