Weekly Roundup: Girl Scouts, naloxone top this week’s stories

Check out the top stories in Moorestown this week.

Pictured from left are Alexandria Esser, Natalie Sullivan and Allison Diggons.

Local girl scouts earned their Bronze Award and Moorestown High School will allow naloxone in case of opioid overdoses. Check out the top stories in Moorestown this week with our Weekly Roundup.

Local Girl Scouts reach benchmark

One of the most rewarding experiences throughout a Girl Scout’s career involves completing service projects to earn the Bronze Award, and later advance to the Silver and Gold Awards. Recently, three members of Moorestown’s Troop 25288 took the first step, earning their Bronze Awards by constructing three new benches for the Moorestown Library.

Board of Education votes to allow naloxone in Moorestown High School

At this week’s meeting, the Board of Education unanimously voted to allow naloxone at Moorestown High School to treat potential opioid overdoses. School nurse Lisa Walko pitched the proposal to the board in the wake of the heroin epidemic.

Mayor speaks to Moorestown Breakfast Rotary Club

The Moorestown breakfast Rotary club recently hosted the Mayor of Moorestown, Manuel Delgado. The Mayor is the first Hispanic Mayor of Moorestown and updated the club on various topics important to club members including the promotion of Tom Merchel to town manager, upgrading the towns water filtration systems and improving parks.

Red Cross calls for blood, platelet donors after severe weather impacts collections

The American Red Cross is calling for all eligible blood and platelet donors to make an appointment to give to help offset the weather-related shortfall in donations.

Finding HOPE during extreme loss

People understand. That is what Helping Other People Evolve, Inc. members want others to know. Throughout the year, the grief support group for widows and widowers meets at various locations around South Jersey, providing a place to go where others have suffered a similar loss.