The Park Players Theater Company at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park is gearing up for a new season. They will celebrate the new season in their newly renovated home, the Gloria Logan Auditorium at Salem High School. 88.1 the Park’s, Sydney Capen, spoke with Park Players Secretary and Vice President, Lauren Hummer and Brett DeMers.
The Friends of the Penn took ownership of the historic theatre at the end of 2021. They also recently received a $300,000 grant from the Wilcox Foundation to cover 3/4 of their mortgage payment. 88.1 the Park’s Bill Keith, spoke with the Executive Director of the Friends of the Penn, Ellen Elliott.
The Village Arts Factory is hosting the Agent Orange Awareness 5K Run on Saturday August 27. The run is part of the Cherry Hill Village Festival. Proceeds will support the Veteran’s Dormitory on the VAF campus. 88.1 the Park’s Public Affairs Director, Avneet Pandher, spoke with the 5K Run’s Founder and Coordinator, Monica Viola. Monica is also a WSDP Alum.
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Safety Town program has been teaching young children the importance of personal safety for years. 88.1 the Park’s, Bailey Wixon, spoke with Camp Coordinator, Sydney Jacks. They talked about a program that is seeing many residents that attended Safety Town, return with their kids.
Alessandra Piccolo was a foreign exchange student at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park this past school year. She recently returned to her family in Italy, but before she left she sat down with 88.1 the Park’s Jayden Jones for a chance to reflect on her time in the United States.