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By Staff | Oct 1, 2013

Fall is my favorite season. For me, the most enjoyable part of the autumn months is the “picture” of colorful leaves painted against a beautiful blue sky. The weather has cooperated this past week with giving us a stunning visual of the beginning of this season.

At the most recent Revitalize Montgomery meeting, committee members talked about the new grant request from the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership that would help Montgomery with getting a good volunteer base to complete two more projects. Attendees liked the idea of a trail/path at the edges of the Montgomery Borough Park that would lead people to the riverfront. The committee was also excited to have new community members in attendance. There are discussions for upcoming events such as holding an Open House on Main Street. Remember, Revitalize Montgomery continues to work to beautify our community. They are to be commended on their efforts. The committee encourages community members to attend their meetings as well as take part in their various projects.

Montgomery events

St. John’s United Methodist Church on Pikes Peak Road near Elimsport will be having a community fundraiser from 8 to 2 on October 4 & 5. Lunch available.

The Montgomery Borough Council holds its meetings at Borough Hall on the second Tuesday of every month. The October meeting is on the 8th. Start time is 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

The Montgomery Alumni Association will be holding o fundraising event on Tuesday, October 15 at the Muncy Wendy’s restaurant. Start time is 5 p.m. and the fundraiser will run until 8:00 p.m. Come out and have a great dinner while earning money for the association. Wendy’s will donate 10% of all sales during the allotted time to the organization. Please note that you do not need to be an alumni of Montgomery to participate in the event.

The Montgomery Area Historical Society is working with the Montgomery Area Public Library to feature historical and/or community window displays. Photos and displays aim to highlight events held in the borough and surrounding area.

Also, take a moment to visit the Montgomery Borough website (www.montgomeryborough.org). On the site you will find interesting information about the history of our town as well as news concerning the Watershed project and Revitalization project.

Contact me at cmcnear@montasd.org with any information you would like posted in this column.