The first fall meeting of the PWCA will be Thursday, September 8, 7:30pm in the meeting room of the Penn Wynne Library.
Lower Merion Township has launched a new smartphone app for residents called “LM Report-It,” which allows residents to easily report NON-EMERGENCY problems in Lower Merion – such as potholes, vandalism, sidewalk obstructions and trash – and for these smart reports (including photo and GPS location) to be automatically sent to the Township for systematized and prioritized resolution. The app is available for both Android and iOS.
You can see more details at http://www.lowermerion.org/index.aspx?recordid=3418&page=50
The Penn Wynne Civic Association would like to give a heartfelt thank you to everyone who made the 2016 Parade and Carnival a huge success!
- Lankenau Medical Center – Star Spangled Sponsor
- Hayden Printing Company – Prizes
- Kaiserman JCC – Skee Ball
- Perspective Financial Group, LLC – Spin Art
- PA Representative Tim Briggs – Duck Pond
- Josh Dunaief – Parade Band
Our Community Service Award Winner Bill Powell, representing the PW Library
Our Grand Marshal Lisa Healy
Our Judges: PW Elementary Secretary Joanne Suozzi, PW Elementary School Librarian Mrs. Curley, PW Library Head Librarian Judy Soret
Our Commissioner Rick Churchill
Our Band: Josh Dunaief, Dalia Weinstein, and Kris Alutius
The Lower Merion Police who closed off the streets for our parade
The Penn Wynne-Overbrook Hills Fire Company for hosting our parade registration and leading off the parade
Penn Wynne Presbyterian Church for loaning us tables and chairs for the carnival
Lower Merion Park & Rec and Director Donna Heller
Larry Highblume for escorting our Grand Marshall in his awesome convertible
Breen & Judy Rourke for trucking the band
Our Volunteers: Marti Berk, Helena and Steve Cochrane, Avri Dub, Josh and Rachel Dunaief, Stephen Fenning, Stacy Gavin, Barbara Green, Tracy Haslett, Lisa Healy, Nicole and Ken Lubiski, Robert Martin III, Marci Rubin, Tannia Schrieber, Chuck, Chika and Lucas Scott, David Smith, Judy Soret, Shelby and Frank Sparrow, Dan, Sharon and Sophia Weinstein
Thank you to all of our friends and neighbors who joined the celebration!
GRAND MARSHAL: Lisa Healy with Oreo and Pebbles
Ms. Lisa Healy grew up right here in Penn Wynne, moved away, and then returned in 1998. Since then, she has dedicated significant time to the Civic Association, especially for the 4th of July Celebration, which brings back fond memories from her childhood. Ms. Healy’s other interests include volunteering for the Ronald McDonald House, Alex’s Lemonade, and the Penn Wynne Library Board. She also cares for her two dogs, who she says run the household.
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD WINNER: Bill Powell on behalf of the Penn Wynne Library
Mr. Bill Powell has lived in Penn Wynne for the last 20 years and has volunteered at the library for the last five years. His family roots in the township run deep, and he always wanted to volunteer at the library. About five years ago, he finally got the chance. Mr. Powell’s other interests include gardening, reading, and Civil War history.
Dear Penn Wynne Neighbors,
Happy Summer! Many thanks to everyone who has paid their annual dues. Membership is only $20 per household and helps us to continue to organize neighborhood events, support open space and greening efforts, and advocate on behalf of our community. If you would like to contribute, please use this link, or make checks out to PWCA and mail them to:
Penn Wynne Civic Association
c/o Penn Wynne Library
130 Overbrook Pkwy
Wynnewood, PA 19096.
Check out our upcoming events:
Summer Hummer Concert
Thursday, June 9, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Wynnewood Valley Park
Free concert featuring The Big Zebowski and The Lower Merion High School Jazz Band with special guest emcee Gene Shay. Join us for an evening of listening to wonderful music and enjoying delicious food from Eat a Pita Food Truck. Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs – we’ll see you there! Rain location (next door to the park): The Church of the Holy Apostles.
Mural Paint Day
Sunday, June 26 (rain date: July 3), 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Manoa Business District (corner of Haverford and Manoa Rds)
PWCA has partnered with local muralist Paul Downie and the Wallingford Community Arts Center to paint a mural on the wall at the end of the Manoa shops building facing Haverford Avenue, and the community is invited to help paint it! We invite anyone ages 5 and up to join us for a community paint day (no painting experience required).
July 4th Parade and Celebration
Monday, July 4 (rain date: Sunday, July 10)
PW-Overbrook Hills Fire House (parade), Penn Wynne Park on Manoa Rd (celebration)
Parade Theme: PW Library
Categories: Bikes, scooters, wagons, wheelchairs, pets (pets must be taken home before going to the park)
9:30 a.m. Parade Judging at the PW-Overbrook Hills Fire House
10:00 a.m. Parade begins, ending at PW Park
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Celebration: parade awards, food, carnival games, moon bounce, pony rides, and entertainment
Parade registration: July 1-3, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at PW-Overbrook Hills Fire House
If you’d like to volunteer for any of the events, please email email@example.com, or visit www.pennwynnecivic.org for more information.
Catch the 2016 Summer Hummer on Thursday, June 9th, from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Wynnewood Valley Park!
The Lower Merion School District Board of School Directors will hold a special public meeting next Monday, April 4 at 7 PM in the District Administration Building Board Room to review and discuss strategies related to addressing enrollment growth. The meeting is part of ongoing efforts to plan for increasing enrollment across the District.
Earlier this month, the District introduced a “partner school” plan (click here for more information) that would keep elementary class sizes at target levels by enrolling some new elementary registrants at schools with available capacity. On Monday, the Board and public will have an opportunity to learn about additional strategies related to facilities, school enrollment boundaries and class size targets, among others. Members of the public are welcome to attend and provide comment.
This Monday the Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant will be hosting a fundraiser for the Penn Wynne Library Association. Show the coupon linked here and they will donate 20% of your food bill to the library.