WALK-IN FLU CLINIC hosted by the Cumberland County Department of Health will be held 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Riverview East, 130 S. 2nd St. If insured, bring insurance information. Flu shots are offered for no-copay for all Cumberland County residents regardless of insurance status. Call 327-7602 for more information.
FALL COMMUNITY YARD SALE is slated for 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 4 at Buck Park. Enjoy music, snacks for sale, games, and more. Call 825-7000 ext. 7394 to reserve a space.
AMERICAN RED CROSS will host a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at the First United Methodist Church, 201 North Second St. All who come to give will receive a $10 gift card by email to a restaurant merchant of their choice to enjoy lunch on the Red Cross. They’ll also be automatically entered to win a $5,000 gift card. There will be three lucky winners – one chosen at random each week. Details are available at RedCrossBlood.org/Lunch
MILLVILLE WOMAN’S CLUB recently hosted its annual international luncheon. In addition to the many different cultural foods enjoyed, Donna Pio, MWC Education Committee chair, introduced Milenka Zamalloa, Cheyanna Snyder and Zaiya Loatman, Millville High School seniors. These three students were selected to attend the New Jersey State Federation of Woman’s Club Girls’ Career Institute at Douglas Residential College of Rutgers University for a week in June. Each shared some of her experiences there, the impact it had and friends they had made. The students then shared a bit about their activities and plans for the future.
Zamalloa is a member of the National Honor Society, key club, leaders club, academic team, debate team and student council. She is also Miss Holly City! Zamalloa has received three academic awards as well as three varsity letters in cheerleading. She plays soccer, swims and participates in many key club activities. Zamalloa plans to continue her studies in biology and chemistry, working toward becoming a forensic pathologist. She completed her basic combat training for the US Army and will continue that venue following graduation.
Snyder is the vice president of the local National Honor Society and member of the key club, German club, academic team and leaders club. Her studies include AP English 3 and 4, AP US History, AP microeconomics, AP statistics, AP physics, AP psychology, criminal law and ceramics. Snyer plans to attend college for four years with a focus on biology before pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. MWC member Cassandra Naylor-Wells is Synder’s very proud grandmother.
Loatman is class president and is a member of the National Honor Society, key club, leaders club and student council. Her studies include Honors and AP classes in English, US history, physics, statistics and psychology. Loatman plans to attend Widener University and major in neurobiology. She was the recipient of Widener University High School Leadership Award in March of this year. Her goal is to become a neurologist.
MILLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY has announced a new tentative date for its official reopening. The new date is Monday, Nov. 27.
CONGRATULATIONS TO the Millville High School varsity football team which recently became the WJFL American Division Champions. The Thunderbolts finished the regular season 7-1 overall and won its first playoff game … against Northern Burlington on Friday at Wheaton Field. (will check back for score on Monday) Next up is a home game versus…
THE HOLLY CITY DEVELOPMENT Corp. is seeking businesses interested in participating in the State of NJ Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit program. This program supports the work of the HCDC and projects that revitalize center city Millville while allowing local businesses to receive tax credits through their support of the program. For more information contact Heather Santoro, Holly City Development Corp. executive director at 776-7979. The state has not released the application for businesses yet, but they are expected to do so in the next couple of weeks.
The companies which purchase the tax credits will receive public relations exposure for helping improve the community in which they do business.
Some of the projects the HCDC has been involved in to date include: the development of the Cumberland County College Arts and Innovation Center, a large mural at the gateway entrance to Millville’s center city neighborhood and downtown arts/business district, the development of the Creative Enterprise Center, expansion of the Millville Public Library and a Playstreets initiative which provided summer programming to underserved youth in the center city neighborhood. In addition, the HCDC has helped homeowners in housing rehab projects and invested in various neighborhood improvement grant projects.
CONGRATULATIONS TO Milenka Zamalloa Arenas on being crowned the 2023 Miss Holly City.
ATTENTION MILLVILLE High School football fans. ALL tickets for home games MUST be purchased online using the Hometown Ticketing website or Hometown Fan app. A link to the online box office will be available on the Athletic Department website as well as various social media sites.
Tickets can be purchased for individual and/or multiple games. Links and/or QR codes will be available on posters at the gate so anyone who didn’t purchase ahead of time may do so at the gate. See more information: millville.org/apps/pages/ticketing-information
Passes (CAL, NJSIAA, School ID, scouting, etc.) will be accepted/honored for admittance into the Millville High School regular season football games. All spectators must present a ticket/pass to get into home Millville High School varsity football games.
All spectators must be in the bleachers during the game. Congregating and loitering in the parking lot or under the bleachers will not be permitted. Spectators will also enter through one of the designated entrances for spectators. All spectators will be subject to the screening process. No food, drinks, or bags will be permitted inside the stadium.
For more information call the athletic director David LaGamba at 327-6061.