Childhood Cancer Awareness Week

The Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 2014-010-01 at their October 6, 2014 meeting making October 19 – October 25, 2014 Childhood Cancer Awareness Week in South Coventry Township.

Did you know…

  • Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children and adolescents in the United States.
  • The cause of most pediatric cancers remain a mystery and cannot be prevented.
  • Each year in the United States approximately 13,500 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer, that’s approximately 37 children every day.

Community Day at Warwick County Park

The Chester County Board of Commissioners, Facilities & Parks Department, South Coventry Township, Warwick Township, East Nantmeal Township and Friends of Warwick County Park are sponsoring a Community Day at Warwick County Park on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM.

From archery to composting and animals to fire trucks, explore the many services and recreational opportunities offered locally and beyond! This first time event is designed to be fun-filled, interactive and educational. Come learn about activities & services you may not realize exist “in your own backyard”.

Visit the Community Day at Warwick County Park page for more information including a schedule of events and directions.

Five Steps to a Healthier Pond

The Penn State Cooperative Extension’s Water Webinar series provides educational programs on a variety of important water resource issues in Pennsylvania.  The June topic is “Five Steps to a Healthier Pond” and will be held on June 25, 2014 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM.  Everyone is welcome to participate in the live monthly Water Resource seminars but registration is required.  To register or see topics for other upcoming webinars, please visit the Penn State Extension’s Water Quality Upcoming Events.

2014 Local Farm Products Guide Now Available

The Chester County Agricultural Development Council has released the 2014 Guide to Local Farm Products in Chester County.  The Guide provides not only a map and listing of farms, CSAs, retail outlets and farmer’s markets but also includes a harvest calendar and a variety of articles about the Farmer of the Year, the truth about dairy and eating locally and seasonally.

To check out the 2014 Local Farm Products Guide, visit the Chester County Agricultural Development Council’s homepage or visit the Local Farm Product Guide page at www.chesco.org/agdev/farmguide.

Local HHW and Electronics Collection Event

The 2014 Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event in South Coventry Township will be held on Saturday, May 17 at the Owen J. Roberts Middle High School Campus, 981 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA 19465. The collection site will be open at 9:00 AM and will close at 3:00 PM sharp.  For more information about the event and acceptable items click here.

For all dates and locations for the 2014 regional collection events click here.

2014 Chester County Town Tours and Village Walks

Chester County has announced the schedule for the 20th annual Town Tours and Village Walks series. Town Tours and Village Walks is a series of free summer strolls through historic neighborhoods, hamlets, villages and sites.

This summer, you can explore Chester County’s heritage on Thursday evenings, June 12 – August 21. Each tour is sponsored by municipal historical commissions and organizations to inform, entertain and increase awareness of Chester County’s rich heritage and historic landscape.

For locations, times and additional information please visit the Town Tours and Village Walks website.