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Government Day

Event Date:
Friday February 14, 2020
Event Time:
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ogontz Fire Company
8215 Old York Road
Elkins Park PA 19027

Want to know how Cheltenham works for you? The Township's Annual Government Day Students is for students ages 6 to 14 will get a closer look at how their local government works, and receive certificates for participation. Registration is at 8:45 at Ogontz Fire House and the program starts at 9:00 a.m. The day includes: Tours of: Ogontz Fire Company, Police Station, E.M.S.Facility, Emergency Management Agency, Presentations from: Township Manager, Commissioners,School Board President & Census Bureau (#Cheltenham Counts). Government Day 2020 introduces a new element with representatives from the Census Bureau will talk with students about the importance of participating in the 2020 Census, which is a civic duty. RSVP Required CALL 215-379-2233 by February 10th.

Lunch will be provided for all participants at Glenside Hall thanks to Golden Corral's generosity to sponsor the luncheon.

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**Registration and Opening Ceremony at Ogontz Fire Company**

8:45 A.M. to 9:00 a.m. Registration in Main Lobby

9:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony - Community Room

Pledge of Allegiance
Reading of Proclamation
Introduction of Dignitaries
Commissioners Comments
Roll Call & Assignments

GROUP I - Ages 6 - 8
9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Ogontz Fire Company
10:40 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. Police Station
11:25 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. E.M.S. Facility
*Certificates of Participation given to children.

GROUP II - Ages 9 & 10
9:40 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Emergency Management Agency
10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. E.M.S. Facility
11:20 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Police Station
*Certificates of Participation given to children.

GROUP III - Ages 11 - 14
9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m Township Manager, Commissioners, School Board President
10:25 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. 2020 Census Bureau
11:10 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Emergency Management Agency
*Certificates of Participation given to children.

12:15 LUNCHEON AT GLENSIDE HALL – Golden Corral Luncheon


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