October 27, 2020

Rewarding Volunteer Opportunities

There are hundreds of ways to make a difference. Attend a free volunteer information session near you at www.rsvpmc.org

Over the past 45 years, RSVP volunteers have made a difference with 15,000 children improved their reading skills through literacy programs. 10,000 Medicare recipients were counseled on health insurance. 8,000 adults improved their literacy of developed GED.

How can you help?

  • Help children and adults improve their literacy
  • Counsel Medicare recipients
  • Counsel Nonprofit agencies
  • Mentor deserving students
  • Tutor students in math
  • Help a child how to read

RSVP will help you find an assignment that fits your schedule, utilizes your skills and matches your area of interest. 

(610) 834-1040 or download the flyer for more information. 

 

United States Census Bureau Jobs Available

The United States Census Bureau is in need for Census takers for our area for the ‘2020 Census.

Census workers can work full time or part time; flexible hours and paid training.

Pay rate for our area is $27.00 per hour.

Applications are taken online at 2020census.gov/jobs or you can call 1-855-JOB-2020 for more information.

Tire Collection Dates

Saturday, May 9th 2020
Montgomery County Community College
340 DeKalb Pike, enter at 1313 Morris Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422
(in the Central Lot, 1D)
9:00 am – Noon

Saturday, May 30th 2020
Green Lane Park
2298 Green Lane Road, Morrow Pavilion,
Green Lane, PA 18054
(near the tennis courts)
9:00 am – Noon

Saturday, June 27th 2020
Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center
77 Graterford Road, Limerick, PA 19468
9:00 am – Noon

The Montgomery County Commissioners authorize these FREE events to prevent tires from being improperly disposed of and to reduce breeding grounds for disease-carrying mosquitoes.

The tires that are collected will be shredded and repurposed by a local business into products for civil engineering and playground material.

  • Montgomery County residents only
  • No businesses!
  • Free of charge
  • 10 tires per vehicle maximum
  • Rims and tires on rims accepted
  • Accepted: passenger, light truck, motorcycle, ATV, bicycle, wheelbarrow, and lawn
    mower tires
  • Not accepted: farm equipment or construction vehicle tires

Download Flyer

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Free residential collection events are held outdoors from 9am-3pm. Residents may attend any Household Hazardous Waste event held by Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia Counties. 

Dates:

Saturday, April 25
Boyertown Middle School East
2020 Big Rd. • Gilbertsville

Saturday, May 2
Indian Valley Middle School
130 Maple Ave. • Harleysville

Saturday, May 16
Temple University–Ambler Campus
enter at 1431 E. Butler Pike • Ambler

Saturday, June 13
Norristown Area High School
1900 Eagle Dr. • Norristown

Saturday, June 20
Abington Junior High School
enter at 2056 Susquehanna Rd. • Abington

Saturday, September 26
Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center
400 South Lewis Rd. • Royersford

Sunday October 25
Lower Merion Transfer Station
1300 N. Woodbine Ave. • Penn Valley

Download Flyer

Household Electronics, Appliances, and Metal Recycling Day | Sat 3/7/2020

Green Allies is teaming up with West Pottsgrove Township to hold our Household Electronics, Appliances, and Metal Recycling Day on:

Saturday March 7th, 2020
9:00AM to 1:00PM
100 Upland Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464 (Behind Target)

Electronics and Appliance Flyer 2020 (PDF Download)

Electronics Collection List

  • Computer Towers
  • Tablets
  • Printers
  • Phone Systems
  • Flat Screen TV’s 
  • CD’s and DVD’s
  • Computer Ink Cartridges
  • Laptop Computers
  • Servers
  • Flat Screen Monitors
  • Stereos and Radios
  • Game Consoles
  • Cords and Wires
  • Cell Phones and Calculators

Additional Fee’s for

  • Conventional TV’s & CRT Monitors ($45-$75 depending on size)
  • Flat Screen TV’s (First one free, $5 per additoinal)

Appliance and Metal Collection List – All Free

  • Washers and Dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Ranges (Stoves)
  • Metal (Any)
  • Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Ref100 Upland Rd, Pottstown, PAridgerators
  • Microwaves

All process (after costs) goes to the student run 501c3 nonprofit.

Thank you for your support! All questions can be directed to ken@green-allies.org or (267) 371-2288

Holiday Trash Pickup Delays

Trash Pickup this week and next week will be delayed to Thursday due to the Holidays.

Disregard Sewer Notice

Attention West Pottsgrove Township Residents. Please disregard this notice that came with your water and sewer invoice. The Borough of Pottstown inadvertently put this notice in all of water and sewer invoices instead of just their resident’s bills.


Pancake Breakfast Sunday November 3rd

All you can eat breakfast fundraiser for/by The Pottstown-Stowe Lions Club on Sunday April 28th from 8am to 12pm.

Location: West End Fire Co. 1 
112 Rice St
Stowe, PA

Date: Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Time: 8:00am to 12:00pm

Description: Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, milk, and coffee.
$7 Adults / $6 Seniors / $5 Children ages 4-12
Children under 4 years old eat free!
Takeout Available

Free children’s book with a child’s meal
Door prizes hourly – 50/50 Raffle

Free diabetes screening for adults

Download Flyer

2019 Leaf Collection Dates

Notice to all residents, the township will be collecting leaves on the following dates.

Wednesday – 10/30/2019

Wednesday  – 11/13/2019

Thursday – 11/27/2019

Trick or Treat is October 31st from 5pm to 8pm

A friendly reminder to all West Pottsgrove Township residents that the official date and time for Trick or Treat activities is

Thursday, October 31st, 2019
5:00PM to 8:00PM

Please be safe and we wish you the best through our holiday season.