PRESS PHOTOS BY DEBBIE GALBRAITHLower Macungie Fire Department firefighter Robert Mahoney, Fire Marshal George Caldarelli, Assistant Chief Jim VanWert and Township Manager Bruce Fosselman sport pink firefighter hats at Community Day May 1 at the Lower Macungie Community Center.
Pirate Gary Crivellaro, assisted by first mate Morgan, Scott Crivellaro, both of Easton, entertain the children with four shows.
Pit Stop, assisted by Harold Reitz, of Orefield, entertains the crowd at Community Day. See additional photos at www.lvpnews.com.
Entertainers Robin and Jim provide music on the lawn at the community center May 1.
Silly Dolly, assisted by Tina File, of Northampton, entertains the children at Community Day by making balloon animals.
The Peaceable Kingdom Petting Zoo, of Perkasie, provides animals for the younger residents to pet.
Nora Schoenfeldt, Aiden Brooker and Stella Schoenfeldt, all of Macungie, enjoy the animals in the petting zoo.
A Scottish Highlander cow make an appearance at Community Day.
Jordan Rutkiewicz, of Lower Macunige, takes his “Starry Night” kite for a spin after completing his project at Community Day.
Jaxon and Kinsley Abraham, of South Whitehall, join Marlowe and Brynn Reeger, of Alburtis for the fun at Community Day.
Shane Devlin, of Zionsville, shows visitors the Macungie ambulance.
Trooper Lauryn Ference, of Fogelsville, provides stranger danger information to families.
Firefighter Andrew Miller allows Ty Knapp, of Alburtis to stand inside of the Lower Macungie Fire Department fire truck.
Nikhil and Rohan Sharma, of Macungie, visit with Poppy the Troll.
Sherilyn Scheetz and Alan and Sydney Roth, all of Lower Macungie, talk with Lower Macungie residents about Cub Scout Pack 431 which meets at Bethany Church.
Members of The Dentist Down the Lane team greet visitors at Community Day, including, left to right: Ann Henry, of East Greenville, Emily Welty, of Northampton, The Tooth Fairy Macy Hafner, of Northampton, Dr. Michael A. Conrad, of Allentown, Dr. Deborah A. Campbell, of Macungie, Michelle Mazziotta, of Tamaqua, Kathy Geiger, of Danielsville and Kristin Vincent, of Orefield.
Ann Bartholomew, representing the Lower Macungie Township Historical Society, shows an object on display at the museum. To find out what the object is, visit the society at www.lmthistory.org. Hint: Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.
Marketing Director Jennifer Rowden, stands at The Press table at Community Day, giving out free items and talking with patrons.
Members of Girl Scout Junior Troop 683 help the youngest members of the community with bubble fun.
A Mack truck display is outside for everyone to enjoy at the Community Day event.
An Emergency Management trailer is on display at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center during Community Day.
A pirate ship inflatable is available for children to explore at Community Day.
A large slide is a hit with the children at Community Day May 1.
Lower Macungie Township welcomes residents to Community Day
Lower Macungie Township held its Community Day May 1 with over 3,000 residents in attendance.
The event, held at the community center, included an opportunity to meet with local businesses serving the community, a visit from Snoopy and The Pink Troll Princess, a photo booth, 14K Klowns, music, face painting, crafts, contests, games, a pirate show, kite making, petting zoo, bubble blowing with Girl Scout Junior Troop 683, inflatables, a Mack Truck display, emergency management trailer display, a visit from the Pennsylvania State Police, Macungie Ambulance and the Lower Macungie Fire Department.
The Lower Macungie Fire Police provided traffic control and ensured safety for residents and Corporate Limousine offered shuttle services to vendors and guests.
Thanks were given to the community center staff for their work, including Bob Bieber, Rebecca Bretzik, Anne Crossley, Denise Foulke, Diane Geist, David Jackson, Bonnie Kirka, Mike McBeth, James Shackelford and Cindy Weiner.
The playground, snack bar and pool summer staff also helped with the event.
The Lower Macungie Garden Club was thanked for its work on the community center campus and for hosting a craft activity.
Ron Beitler, Bar None Weddings & Entertainment provided music and the announcements for the event.
Sue Stutzman and members of Girl Scout Junior Troop 683 were acknowledged for their assistance with the activities and Cindy McNabb, with Mrs. McNabb’s was thanked for the tasty treats.
Nick Ward, with Advanced Cleaning Solutions was also thanked.
Planning has already begun for next year’s Community Day.