On Halloween - Thursday, October 31st - look for the red flyer in local business windows for Safe Trick-or-Treating in the downtown. Participating Monsterville businesses will display this red flyer for any little ghosts, ghouls or goblins who'd like to get some candy for their goodie bag. And, don't forget to stop by Aunt Charlotte's to get some of their red delicious apples dipped in their one of kind caramel or red candy coating. Charlie and her Chocolate Factory. This event is sponsored by the Merchantville Public Event Committee. Here are some Halloween Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Senate President Steve Sweeney addressed the Pennsauken-Merchantville Area Chamber of Commerce on October 9th about the state of New Jersey, where he spoke of the need for the state to promote economic prosperity, government efficiency and investment in public priorities. PMAC holds a luncheon every month. For October’s luncheon, they invited the Senate President to speak about legislation or policies that will affect the businesses of Pennsauken and Merchantville. Senator Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland said that residents need more affordable services, "deserve to see real progress, and now is the time to deliver.” PMAC chair, Matt Gaskill, owner of Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home in Merchantville commented, “Senator Sweeney understands the importance of a thriving business community and how essential that is to the economic growth of surrounding communities."
Saturday, September 14th was The Juice Bar's last day at 20 S. Centre Street. But, before you panic, they'll be moving the store right next door to 22 S. Centre Street - formerly Wirth's Florist. They plan to be closed for about a week in order to move everything over to the new location and are asking their customers to be patient during this transition. The Juice Bar's owner, Seth Amoah, promises it’ll be well worth the wait! This opens up a great downtown opportunity for a new business at 20 S. Centre - a large storefront, with beautiful display window and awning, on a busy street in the heart of downtown Merchantville. The 1,000 square foot space is renting for $1500/month and features a bright showroom with closet, back office with closet, half bath and back foyer with back door. The entire storefront has been freshly painted with sparkling polished floors.
Aunt Charlotte's Candies is hiring! We need factory workers to help in the making of our delicious candies. This includes feeding and taking candy off the belt and many other jobs. This position is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enjoy summers off with an unemployment benefit until the last week of August. It's a great job for people with young children! If interested, stop by our store at 5 West Maple Avenue in Merchantville.
The Blue Monkey Tavern & Niagara Fire Company FallFest returns on October 5th at 5 p.m. This annual celebration on Centre Street in Merchantville will offer over 75 beers to sample, including from regional favorites Cape May Brewing, Dogfish Head Brewing and Kane Brewing. Your friend - the wine drinker will have wine options available. And food trucks will be plentiful! Tickets are $40 and available for purchase, $45 at the door - so don’t wait. A portion of the proceeds from the FallFest go towards the Niagara Fire Company in Merchantville. 2 S. Centre St., Merchantville. (856) 661-8008. www.bluemonkeytavern.com.