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Scouts cleaning up

Saturday was a phenomenal day for Troop 119, Merchantville. Both the Girl’s Troop and Boy’s Troop worked hard to clean up the remnants of fall and winter to keep Merchantville the Borough beautiful. We're grateful for the participation of many service groups like the scouts in supporting the needs of our town.

Fishing Club Banquet

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, Merchantville Fishing Club held their 71st Anniversary Awards Banquet. The banquet was held at Happy Hour Club in Maple Shade from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Attendance was as high as it’s been in at least 25 years and the addition of over 40 kids was outstanding. Trophies and gifts were awarded to junior and senior members. There were lots of smiles and proud parents as the children received their prizes. It was a great family night, especially to see the way MFC encourages youth participation.

Scouts serve up Spaghetti

On Saturday, February 23rd, Troop 119 Boy Scouts will be serving their annual Spaghetti Dinner from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church at the corner of Maple and Chapel Avenues. The cost for Adults is $10, Seniors are $8 and Children 5 and over are $5. Give yourself a break, get out of the kitchen and support a great service group. Spaghetti dinners are available for dining in or taking out. Your support is greatly appreciated!

MLL Softball Sign-Ups

It's getting closer and closer. The Spring season will be here before you know it at MLL. Don't miss out on registering your daughter for our upcoming Little League Softball Season. Did you know our Softball program is home to the last 2 Section 4 Little League Champions in the State of NJ? If you want to be a part of that tradition at MLL register today on www.merchantvillelittleleague.org. Don't know your daughters league age? Click on the following link to find our what level you should be registering her to play. Sign up today for early bird discounts at all levels of MLL Softball!

MLL Early Bird Registration Discount

It's that time of year again! We at MLL are running our early bird discount for all registrations completed before January 4th, 2019. Our programs this year include Tee Ball/ Coach Pitch/ Minor/Major and 50-70 Baseball. We also are registering players for Coach Pitch/Minor/ Major and Senior League Softball. Register now and receive a $10 discount on your sons or daughters Tee Ball registration at MLL for the Spring 2019 season. Register now and receive a $20 discount on your sons or daughters baseball or softball registration for the Spring 2019 season. All early registrations will make your son or daughter eligible for MLL's indoor training in the Merchantville School Gym starting in January. Don't delay as this discount expires on January 4th, 2019.

Use our website to find out the new USA bat standards adopted by Little League Baseball for 2019. Use our website to find out your sons or daughters Little League age for the 2019 season. When on our web-site www.merchantvillelittleleague.org or our Facebook page @merchantvillelittleleague use the registration button and it will guide you through the process. Please remember, we at MLL are a 100% volunteer organization. Being volunteers we are always in need of really good and experienced help. If you can reach out to our email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ask us about upcoming board meetings and league wide activities. We would love to have your help and so would your son or daughter. Thanks and we look forward to another great year with you and your children at MLL!

 

Frederick W. Grigg Post 68 American Legion Meeting

The monthly American Legion meeting for Frederick W. Grigg Post 68 takes place on Thursday, July 12th, from 7-9 p.m. at the Merchantville Community Center, 212 Somerset Ave, Merchantville, New Jersey 08109. All veterans who served during qualifying conflicts are welcome to join. The Woman's Auxillary Unit meets at the same time in the same location. Wives or daughters of veterans are welcome.

Fishing Club

Merchantville Fishing Club - Matt McDaniel and his family had a great time this weekend first fishing in the tournament on Saturday then capping it off with a late day striper that was almost 20 pounds and will be going home for dinner with them. He said he needed his helpers to to get the fish to the beach. He was at the cove and said it was weedy and he gave it the old one more cast and nailed it. It really makes me think that the night bite is going turn on again tonight. Shop will open at 6:00 am and we will have FRESH bunker and clams.

Woodbine Opens for the Season

Woodbine Swim Club - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM the pool will be open for the 2018 season on Saturday 12:00PM - 9:00 PM on Sunday and 11:00 AM to 8 PM on Monday. It should be a fun time at the Woodbine this weekend. Miss Lisa is back at the snack bar serving up all your favorite treats. Looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend! Special bonus on Guest passes will be offered this weekend as well. Please inquire at the front desk when you arrive. See you at the diving board, basketball court, jungle gym, baby pool or for some food at the snackstand!!

Fishing in Brigantine

Some miserable weather but a good day for the club in Brigantine today. Mfc “A” 1st Place Team (“B” and “C” in top 10) Robert Morrissey - Largest Fish Calcutta (36” Blue) Ryan O’Connell - Largest & Most Fish Youth (32” Blue) Brian Fletcher - $300+ Striper Calcutta

Bait & Tackle News

Merchantville Fishing Club member Greg O'Connell moves into 2nd place in the Spring Derby & Store Tournament with his 25.10 lb striper caught with bunker in BL. The 17th Annual LBI Spring Derby Surf Fishing Tournament Official Tournament Rules & Requirements STARTS: Saturday, April 21st, 2018 @ 00:00:01 AM ENDS: Sunday, June 24th 2018 @ 6:00:00 PM. http://www.lbift.com/usr/docs/spring-derby-rules-2018_11210017.pdf

PYAA Soccer

There are some great opportunities to play travel soccer for PYAA Soccer. We are looking for some boys and girls ages 7 through 14 to play in our program. This Friday we will be holding an information session up at the snack stand during the intramural games for any parents who have interests in their child playing travel soccer this fall. Don’t miss this great opportunity. Some facts about our travel program: Girls play on Saturday only. No games on any other day. Unless it’s a make up game. Boys play on Sunday’s only. No games on any other day. Unless it is a make up game. Both the girls and the boys have 5 home games and 5 away games. Both Boys and Girls games are held between the hours of 12 and 4 on the weekend. All regular season games are played against teams in south jersey If you have any questions or concerns, about participating in our travel program, please do not hesitate to contact us via messenger or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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