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Mayor’s Desk


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

We are all facing unprecedented times as we continue to deal with the impact Covid-19 has placed on our daily lives.  Our main focus remains the safety and welfare of our Township residents and we will continue to provide the essential services to the community. 

Recently, many of our local businesses have stepped up to help residents in need by serving as drop off locations for food donations.  I would like to thank the following business and all the volunteers assisting in collecting food for less fortunate neighbors as we face this pandemic together.  These businesses include:

  • Route 130 Diner
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Staples
  • Calvary Church
  • Milanese Pizza
  • Dooney’s Pub
  • Kiddie Academy

I like to thank Calvary Church and all their volunteers for serving as the distribution center. 

I would also like to thank the following:

  • Cub Scout Troop 17 which is raising funds for hometown heroes and essential workers.    
  • Shia Association of North America for providing homemade masks to the Delran Township Police Department. 
    
  • I would like to extend a special thank you to Sue and Ted Huesken, who are Township residents and also members of our Delran Green Team, in recognition of their thoughtfulness and generosity during these challenging times.  Sue and Ted made 80 fabric masks and donated them to the Delran Township Fire District.  They have also offered to make them available to community workers. We appreciate their efforts and can’t thank them enough for their considerate donation. 
    
  • Special thank you to Melissa Wegfahart for providing entertainment Friday night to neighbors and friends on Facebook during these trying times. Her singing helped provide much need relief. Thank you again from all.

We would like to continue to highlight these acts of kindness throughout our community.  Please feel free to contact the Mayor’s office at (856) 461-7734 ext. 100 or email kparis1@delrantownship.org with any information on other acts of kindness from our local businesses and organizations or residents so we can acknowledge their service to the community. 

Ken Paris 
Delran Township Mayor