Weekly roundup: Lenape athletic director retires, fire district elections upcoming

Also learn about an upcoming free event to learn about protecting against Lyme Disease.

Lenape High School’s athletic director has retired, fire district elections are coming up soon, and some Lenape students recently used their brains to win big. Check up on the week that was with the weekly roundup.

Mt. Laurel Fire District No. 1 Election set for Feb. 18

On Saturday, Feb. 18, Mt. Laurel voters will be asked to vote on the 2017 budget for Fire District No. 1. If approved, the budget would increase the district’s tax rate by 1.433 cents. This year, voters will also get to vote in election for Fire District No. 1 Board of Fire Commissioners. Read about the election here.

Lenape High School athletic director Tim Walsh retires after 31 years at Lenape

Lenape High School athletic director Tim Walsh has retired after 31 years at Lenape. Walsh’s last day with the school was Jan. 31, after a career that started in 1985 and spanned more than three decades of service to the Lenape family. Read about Walsh’s love for the job and his decision to step down.

Mt. Laurel resident named new executive director at Brightview senior living facility

Mt. Laurel resident Lavanda Clinkscales, former executive director at Brightview Woodbury Lake, a Brightview Senior Living community in Woodbury Lake, has been promoted to executive director at Brightview Mt. Laurel, a Brightview community in Mt. Laurel. Learn about Clinkscales’ promotion here.

Lenape High School captures first, third and fourth place at Burlington County Academic Tournament

Lenape High School’s Knowledge Bowl teams recently scored big at the 28th annual Burlington County Academic Tournament held on Saturday, Jan. 21, at Lenape High School. Check out more on the wins here.

Free presentation by Lyme Disease Association at Larchmont Elementary School on March 13

On March 13 at 7 p.m., Pat Smith, president of the Lyme Disease Association, will be presenting about Lyme Disease at Larchmont Elementary School at an event sponsored by the Larchmont Parent Teachers Organization. This event is open to the public. Those interested can register through a link provided on the Mt. Laurel Township School District’s Facebook page.