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Wednesday’s Word Around Town July 8, 2020

Here’s what’s happening in the area this week.

Saville’s Diner at 830 E. Philadelphia in Boyertown is having a ribbon cutting ceremony for their grand re-opening on Thursday, July 9th at 4:30 pm.  Door prizes will be given out.  All are welcome.

Boyertown’s Spring Street Center is reopening on Friday, July 10th!  There will be a few restrictions and new policies in place.  Upon arriving at the Center, we are asking all members to remain in their cars until Center staff directs them to Center entrance. All members will be required to wear a mask and will need to enter through the Center entrance and upon entering will need to complete a COVID-19 participant health screening and have a temperature check. This will be required each time you enter the Center. For safety and social distancing purposes, members will only be permitted in main dining room of Center.

The historic Epler School building was moved on Tuesday, July 7th from the location where it stood for over 170 years to its new home at the Berks County Heritage Center.  The one-room stone schoolhouse was built in 1847 and operated as a school for almost 85 years.  The 145-ton building was moved 1.5 miles; the move took 3-4 hours to complete.  Friends of Epler School plan to use the schoolhouse to educate visitors on 19th century life in Berks County.  The schoolhouse is now next to the Heritage Center’s Distelfink.

Click here to see the 8 things you need to know about Pennsylvania’s Mask Order.  It is now mandatory for all residents to wear a face covering when leaving their homes.


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