Thursday, July 22, 2010

Thirsty Thursday Thoughts

Here are some Thirsty Thursday Thoughts:

The two new part-time Code Enforcement officials have started this week. One will work Saturday mornings. Columbia has one full-time and three part-time code officials now. Let’s see how much of a difference it will make. Time will be needed to see if this is the right approach or not.

Also visited the Market today. New Market Manager Brian Long was busy handing out tickets for a prize drawing next week. Check out the Market House on Facebook.

Finally, be warned – Columbia will be starting to check meters on a more regular basis next week. The part-time parking enforcement officer, hired in June, was trained this week and will work the afternoon shift, which means Monday through Thursday and Saturday, tickets can be given until 6 p.m. and Fridays until 9 p.m.

Weekend events

Here are some weekend activities in Columbia

Friday, 7:30 a.m., Columbia Rotary Club Golf Tournament at Four Seasons
Friday, 9 a.m., the Columbia Market House opens
Friday, 4 p.m. on – SVCC Art in the Park and Fourth Friday.
Saturday, 9 a.m., Risk Watch Child Safety Seat Check, Kleen-Rite Car Wash.
Saturday, 11 a.m., Chicken barbeque to benefit Central Pennsylvania MS Society, Glatfelter Field.

A Picture Postcard

This is the best view in town, no matter the season!

Getting ready for some football!

Pictured are members of the Columbia High School football team working out last night. Practice starts Aug. 16.

School construction continues

Pictured are some updated photos from the school construction at Columbia High School from the outside.
Updates are available here:

Blanket Drive update

I know its 90 plus degrees outside, but here's an idea to help those in the winter:
In the heat of the summer it is easy to forget the chill of last winter, and the winter to come. The Columbia Blanket Drive will be collecting  new and gently used blankets which will be donated to our Columbia
residents in need. Please consider donating a blanket to our cause.
With your help, together we can comfort our community this winter.
* Blankets will be distributed in early November 2010.
* We ask that gently used blankets are freshly laundered and placed
in a plastic bag.
Our Blanket Drop Off Locations in Columbia:
Burning Bridge Antique Market 304 Walnut St.
Daily Grind Coffee Shop 438 Locust St.
Finders Keepers 438 Locust St.
Gator Zap Alter Ego Body Salon 444 Locust St.
Lady Bug Keepers 477 Locust St.
Modest Gallery 427 Locust St.
Prudhomme's Lost Cajun Kitchen 50 Lancaster Ave.
Thank you and let's share the warmth this winter.
For donation information or to volunteer your time  call: (717)685-9223 email:
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