The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association is sponsoring a writing and drawing contest for children in kindergarten through eighth grades.
Children are invited to convey what they like about Burholme. Possible angles include play areas, school, dining and sports.
A paragraph and picture should be included on an 8½-by-11-inch piece of paper. Entrants can use crayons, paints, markers, pens, pencils and cut paper.
The deadline to enter is April 30. Students at Kennedy Crossan, Immanuel Lutheran and Presentation BVM must submit their entries to their principal.
Students from other schools can send entries to Burholme Town Watch and Civic Association, ℅ United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, 1128 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111. Entries can also be dropped into the church mailbox on Lawndale Avenue.
Winners will be honored at the June 12 civic meeting
At the group’s March 13 meeting, lawyers Kenneth Cooper and Daniel Cooper spoke about their free services in the area of special education. They invite calls to 610-608-6185.
Other guest speakers focused on energy issues. To learn more about the PGW EnergySense Home Rebates Program, call toll-free 1-855-PGW-SOLVES or visit www.pgwhomerebates.com
The Mark Group provides home energy assessments and audits. Call toll-free 877-788-MARK or go to markgroup.com
The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association will meet on Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, at Cottman and Lawndale avenues.
The guest speaker will be John Kirincich, of Burholme Golf & Family Entertainment. ••