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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Education Sunday Being Held This Saturday, August 28th

Phoenixville , PA – On Saturday, August 28th, 2010 from 11am-2pm in the Andre Thorton Park (16 Main Street) the Concerned Parents of Phoenixville will be hosting a re-dedication to quality education. As another school year is fast approaching it’s time to become re-dedicated to quality education.

This event will be combined with a grand opening of the new Andre Thornton Park. State Representative Paul Drucker will speak about his new drug free school and park bill. The event is highlighted by Senator Andy Dinniman, as he will bring the 2010 Education Sunday message about moving forward towards academic achievements. Although it’s in the third year in Phoenixville, this is the first time in which all aspect of public education are brought together (Political, Community and the Phoenixville Area School District) for students and teachers.

Education Sunday dates back to 1878 as a national day of prayer and celebration for everyone in the world of education. It has been called the day that faith based organizations join together to offer God the work of education. This year's celebration is to honor the Teachers of East Pikeland and Schuylkill elementary schools in recognition of their academic achievements. After the event all the Teachers of these schools will receive a token of appreciation from the community organizations. This event is a combination of activities, and free school supplies will be given out as quantity lasts. Voter registration will also be available for everyone.

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