Mount Laurel's Weekly Recap

With lots happening in Mount Laurel you may have missed some of TAPinto Mount Laurel's top stories this past week. Here is your chance to catch up on what you've missed before the week ahead begins!

More Details Released for Mount Laurel's 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival: More details on the Second Annual Food Truck Festival, hosted by Mount Laurel Township and the Mount Laurel Township Council, have been released, including a listing of participating food trucks and breweries. The event will take place on Sunday, September 18 from 12PM to 5PM at the Mount Laurel Municipal Complex, located at 100 Mount Laurel Road. The Food Truck Festival will feature over 20 food trucks, wineries and breweries and free kids' activities. Township Departments, including the Mount Laurel Fire Department and Mount Laurel EMS will be at the event, as well as community organizations.

Mount Laurel's McKenna Named Trustee at Rowan College at Burlington County: Mount Laurel's Alexis McKenna will now serve as an alumni trustee from Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC), from where she has received two degrees in a 10-year timeframe. According to RCBC, McKenna overcome a lot to earn her first RCBC degree. But, her positive educational experience brought her back 10 years later.

Senator Singleton's Free Back-to-School Haircut Event Set for September 3Senator Troy Singleton is making sure the kids from the 7th Legislative District, including Mount Laurel, look good as they start the school year in September. The Senator is hosting his annual Free Back to School Haircut event on Saturday, September 3 at Mogul's Barbershop in Cinnaminson from 8AM to 4PM. The annual event has been taking place since 2015. 

Sheriff's Department Holding Senior Citizens Police Academy in Mount Laurel: The Burlington County Sheriff's Department will be hosting an upcoming Senior Citizen Police Academy in Mount Laurel this Fall. Classes will be held at the Mount Laurel Community Center, located at 100 Mount Laurel Road, on seven consecutive Thursdays from 1PM to 3PM starting on September 15.

Registration Now Open for Allied Health Programs for Adults at BCIT: As September inches closer, the Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) is highlighting the Allied Health programs that its Adult Education offers the public with day or evening classes. BCIT Adult Education is currently accepting students seeking to gain certifications as a Certified Nurses Aid, Dental Assistant, ECG Technician, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Patient Care Technician or Veterinary Assisting. With both daytime and evening programs at campuses in Medford and Westampton, BCIT offers programs for adult students already in the workforce to obtain certifications in less than a year. 

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