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Faces and Places: November, 2011

by Editorial Staff--Suburban Family Magazine
Camden County Freeholder Scot McCray (pictured) helped celebrate the library’s 50th birthday at the Haddon Township Branch of the Camden County Library System. The festivities featured kid-friendly activities like face-painting, games, contests, a reading circle and, of course, birthday cake. Freeholders Louis Capelli and Ian Leonard, and county library director Linda Devlin spoke to the children about the library’s history of serving Camden County.

A Congregation Beth El kindergarten class made gift bags for patients at Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The children put together bags with grape juice, honey bread, gefilte fish, fruit and hand-made cards.

Air Force Master Sgt. Ray Sambor surprised his children at school just hours after returning from Afghanistan. Sambor visited his son Ray during a gym class at Orchard Valley Middle School, and later stopped by his daughter Mackenzy’s third-grade classroom at Bells Elementary School. Sambor, who was stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan for four and a half months, talked to the students about his time overseas and the hardships that he and his fellow soldiers endured.

During a birthday celebration in early Nov., students and teachers at Haddonfield Friends School formed a human number 225 on the lawn, representing the Quaker school's 225 years educating children from Pre-K to eighth grade.

Bunker Hill Middle School students and staff were recognized by the Washington Township Board of Education for the “Bulldog Bash,” a program designed to encourage students to perform well academically, as well as get along with others, and act as an asset to both the school and the community.

Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 9 (November, 2011).
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