Grant Funds Playground Renewal Project December 8, 2016
Possibility Place Playground in Lower Paxton Township was built in 2006 by community members as a place where children of all physical abilities could come together to play.
The Rotary Club of Colonial Park Foundation applied to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful for a Fresh Paint Days PA grant to renew a mural, garden boxes, climbing wall, benches, a boat house, and more, and a grant was awarded. The restoration was timed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the playground's construction, bringing together many of the same people.
Each year, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with The Home Depot and a paint retailer, awards eight community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need. For a complete list of 2016 grant recipients and for more information, readers may visit www.keeppabeautiful.org and search Fresh Paint Days.
Church Plans Holiday Services December 8, 2016
Zion Lutheran Church, 2 S. Hazel St., Manheim, has posted its schedule of holiday services.
The church will present a Christmas cantata titled "Everlasting Light of Christmas" on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 4 p.m.
On Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m., the church will hold a family service, including Holy Communion, candle lighting, and music by the bells, brass and vocal choirs.
After a brief prelude, a traditional service of Holy Communion with candle lighting will be held at 11 p.m.
A worship service will take place on Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9 a.m. The service will include Holy Communion.
On Sunday, Jan. 1, the church will offer a service of lessons and carols. An extended fellowship time featuring Christmas goodies will follow the service.
For more information, call the church at 665-5880.