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Royersford Community Day: The Full Scoop

Royersford Community Day in a nutshell.

The following is a press release from the Royersford Business Association about Royersford Community Day. LRSC Patch will have its own table and we hope to see you there. Come by and say hello!

On Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., the Borough of Royersford and surrounding Spring-Ford community are coming together in celebration of all things local. This event, put on by the Royersford Business Association, is an open to ALL.

The community of Royersford has been the subject of much news lately from the attention directed toward Annamarie [Chestnut] (of ) in the Facebook contest to the recently completed rehabilitation of the infamous connecting Royersford to Spring City. Three downtown Royersford businesses were also winners on the most recent WPHL 17 Philly Hot List (Annamarie’s Place- 1st Place Best breakfast,  – 1st Place Best Soul Food, - top 5 for best chocolate).

Royersford’s revitalization, which has slowed due to the economy, is still moving forward. Improvements made to Main Street and beyond have instilled a renewed desire in the people to celebrate their commitment to the town, its local community members, and businesses.

People of all ages will find something to please at Community Day. It will be uplifting and inspiring to see how the local businesses and community members have banded together to pull of this amazing event!

Expect to see antique classic cars parked along Main Street, live music, a dunk tank, kids activities, police, EMT and fire departments, local food ranging from breakfast sandwiches, hot dogs and hamburgers to crab cakes, pulled pork, ribs, sausage and pepper sandwiches and hot roast beef sandwiches, local crafters and more! The borough has allocated plenty of parking and Main Street will be open to pedestrians only from 3rd to 5th Avenues.

FREE Parking is Available at:

  • Summer Street Borough Parking lot
  • 300 block Borough Parking Lot behind the Main Street businesses.
  • Tiffany’s Grooming Salon (old Royersford Train station)

Look for the florescent parking signs

The Dunk Tank has been donated by Pennoli Associates and is working as a fundraiser for the Royersford Business Association to benefit Community Day and the Royersford Halloween Parade.

Featured Main Street Business:

  • Sweet Ashley's Chocolate
  • Annamarie's place
  • Computech Wizard
  • Tiffany's Grooming Salon
  • Phoenixville Rehab
  • Royersford Veterinarian Hospital
  • Pretty Impracticals

Gold Sponsors:

  • Annamaries Place
  • Sweet Ashley’s Chocolate
  • Christman Jewelry

Silver Sponsors:

  • Royersford Spring Company
  • Lew Deery
  • Tom Smith from
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Food:

  • French Quarter Bistro
  • Annamaries place
  • Sweet Ashley's chocolate
  • Allen Giaquento with snow cones and cotton candy

Other Local Businesses:

  • Lewis Law office
  • Petaccio Driving School
  • Mary Kay
  • Wild Tree
  • Celebrating Home
  • Tastefully Simple
  • Biltmore Inspirations
  • 31 Products
  • Avon
  • Pampered Chef
  • Rambling Rose
  • Pumpkin Bead Jewelry
  • Sew Krazy
  • Homemadekrafts.com
  • Diaper wrangler

Crafters:

  • Homemade diaper bags
  • Paper crafts
  • Candle
  • Jewelry
  • And much more!

Non-Profits:

  • Royersford Fire Company and EMT's
  • Royersford Police
  • Forever Home rescue
  • VFW
  • Spring Ford Counseling Services
  • Spring Ford Booster Club
  • Spring Ford Alumni Association
  • Royersford Mom's Club
  • Sacred Heart Parish
  • The Eastern PA Girl Scouts
  • Royersford Library
  • R.C. Car Club

Car show:

Local businesses will select and award nine trophies to their favorite car. One trophy is the People's Choice! Visitors of the day will have the opportunity to vote for the car they like best.

A Buckwalter racecar will be on display.

Entertainment:

11 - 11:45 Rockin’ Rotarians

12 - 12:45 John Oslinger

1: - 1:45 Barons Dance Academy

2: - 2:45 Cut the Moon in Half

A special thanks to Members of the Royersford Business Association: Annamarie Chestnut from Annamarie’s Place, Connie Lawson from Sweet Ashley’s Chocolate and Jan Christman from Christman’s Jewelery, the Royersford Borough Council, Borough manager Micheal Leonard, and the community for working together to make this event a success!

(Philly Hot List)http://phillyhotlist.cityvoter.com/search?q=royersford&x=0&y=0

(Royersford Business Association)http://www.facebook.com/pages/Royersford-Business-Association/178727215522378?sk=wall&filter=2

(Royersford Residents for Revitalization and Renewal)http://www.facebook.com/pages/Royersford-Residents-for-Revitalization-and-Renewal/142740735801220

(Event listing including registration papers online)

(Royersford, PA) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royersford

(Macy’s Million Dollar Make Over) http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2011/03/08/springford_reporter_valley_item/news/doc4d7536174e386751437187.txt 

(Twin Borough Bridge History)

Anne Wilhelm September 11, 2011 at 01:35 PM
it was a great event..... thanks to the organizers and vendors!!
carrie longacre September 14, 2011 at 12:43 AM
You forgot me! Buggie Sews, i was the one selling those darn cute flower necklaces. I was on the itinerary as Ramblin' Rose, yes, i changed my name like 15 times before the event! Had a great time, & can't wait for next year!!
jamie September 14, 2011 at 03:07 PM
entertainment ... John OELSCHLAGER! .. not Oslinger! ... John is 1/2 of the O'Bros!! GREAT JOB JOHN!!!!

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