Numerous shoe boxes were sent off to 'Operation Christmas Child' by the Marple Newtown High School Interact Club.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The Marple Newtown High School Interact Club sent many shoe boxes off to ‘Operation Christmas Child.' The boxes were filled to the top with all sorts of presents for the boys and girls around the world. The "shoe box" collection was started by Marple Newtown alumni Jason Stussy and his mother, Barb, who continues to work with the high school every year to organize and deliver the boxes to the Samaritan's Purse. Administration, faculty and students also donated food to prepare Thanksgiving dinner baskets to Marple Newtown families. The boxes were overflowing with goodies for Thanksgiving and more.
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Saturday, July 9, 2011
Marple Newtown High School's Interact Club joined the Broomall Rotary Club's float in this year's Marple Newtown July 4th Parade. The crew held signs about the Rotary and informed residents of what the Rotary is all about.
About 17 people from Broomall and Newtown Square took part in Susan Komen’s Breast Cancer 5K event on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway May 8.
PHILADELPHIA–The 21st annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure took place Sunday, May 8, in Philadelphia. Nearly 40,000 registered participants came out to run, walk and fundraise for the fight against breast cancer, according to the organization. Marple Newtown High School's Interact Club also joined in on the event and have been participating for over 10 years now. The participants from Broomall and Newtown Square are listed below in alphabetical order: Alexandra Amicone, 01:23:26 Anet Baghdasarian, 00:35:16 Patricia, Christensen, 00:39:26 Abigail Gritti, 00:44:21 Denise Kerns, 00:27:10 Brad Lord, 00:31:01 Cara Lord, 00:31:46 John Lord, 00:31:11 Zoe Nikolos, 01:36:19 Bunny Slepin, 01:39:20 Marianna Smbatian, 00:49:13 Sarah Smith, 00:38:09…
The Marple Newtown High School Interact Club presented Bryn Mawr Health Center in Newtown Square over 300 daffodils to give to cancer patients.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Students from Marple Newtown High School's Interact Club presented Bryn Mawr Health Center of Newtown Square's cancer unit on March 17 a large box filled with over 300 daffodil stems to give to their patients facing cancer. "Everyone who comes here will receive a daffodil," said Mollie Fahnestock, the club's adviser. "Daffodils are the flower of hope and as it is a sign of spring, it is also a sign of hope." According to Fahnestock, the high school's Interact Club–an international rotary service club for youth, dedicating service and time to the community and internationally–has been participating in the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days for over 10 years. The Daffodil Days program "involves offering daffodils every …