Mayor’s Message: Fire Prevention Awareness Night

Voorhees Township’s Annual Fire Prevention Awareness Night will be on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Voorhees Town Center in the area in front of Town Hall

Voorhees Township’s Annual Fire Prevention Awareness Night will be on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Voorhees Town Center in the area in front of Town Hall.

All are invited to come out and meet our local firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians and enjoy the fun-filled evening that has become a Voorhees tradition.

Activities will include live demonstrations from our firefighters, games, bounce houses, face painters, balloon artists, a photo booth, hot dogs and cotton candy. Children can try the fire safety obstacle course and the safety trailer (smokehouse). Fire apparatus will be present for kids of all ages to explore. There will also be giveaways from local businesses and our Fire Department.

The event is free and sponsored by the Voorhees Citizens Event Foundation, Hardenbergh Insurance Group, Republic Bank, DiMeglio Construction Company, Columbia Bank, Jefferson Health and Elfman Orthodontics.

For more information, visithelpdesk@vtfd66.orgor call (856) 783- 6630 extension 7503.

** The Voorhees Animal Orphanage will hold its 23rd Annual Woofstock on Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Voorhees Town Center. The rain date is Sept. 29. The event will feature festivities for animal lovers of all ages and their leashed pets. There will be vendors, food trucks, musical acts and special guests. For more information about Woofstock or the Animal Orphanage, visit www.vaonj.org/woofstock/.

**On Thursday, Oct. 17 The Camden County Partnership for Children will be conducting the annual Countywide Community Resource Fair at the Voorhees Town Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.The goal of the event is to bring awareness to mental health and social service agencies in our community. This year over 160 agencies are registered. The event is free and open to the public. For more informationplease email: adipietro@camdencmo.org.

** On Mon., Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m., Voorhees Township will honor those who have worn the uniform of the United States Military with the addition of 38 new members to our Veterans Wall of Honor. The program will be held in the Town Hall Court Room. The Wall of Honor is located in Town Hall. We will always be thankful to those who protected our freedom.