Town Council Business
Mount Laurel Township alongside the Larchmont Jogger and the non-profit The Recovery Chair hosted a 5K run on October 23rd.
The Breast Cancer Awareness 5K helped raise funds for The Recovery Chair, a non profit dedicated to providing women recliner chairs in their steps to recovery from Breast Cancer. The funds would go towards a new chair, and the non-profit has helped over 200 women.
Mayor Steglik and Councilwoman Janjua were in attendance, and everyone showed support by wearing a splash of pink in their outfits.
October 16, 2021
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of Darkness walk on October 16, 2021 saw many members of the community join to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to honor the memory of those who have been lost to suicide.
August 16, 2021
At the Mount Laurel Township Council meeting proclamations were given to three outstanding Mount Laurel residents.
The first proclamation was given to Dorothy Johnson for winning the Ms. New Jersey Senior America Pageant for 2021. Ms. Johnson was among one of eight contestants competing in four judgement categories, including evening gown, philosophy of life, talent, and a private interview.
Dorothy will spend the next year making appearances throughout New Jersey to entertain, educate, and promote the benefits of aging to her peers.
The second proclamation was awarded to Izzy and Pippa Hines for outstanding service in the community.
Izzy and Pippa wrote over 50 letters to senior citizens who have not been able to see their grandchildren due to Covid restrictions. Their goal this summer is to write a letter every day, totaling 166 letters, and will expand their efforts to include children in hospitals in much need of cheer and kindness.
Below Deputy Mayor Pritchett and Councilman Moustakas award Pippa and Izzy their proclamation.
August 11, 2021
Mount Laurel Township hosted a veteran luncheon honoring all those who have served. We thank our veterans for their dedication and service to our country.
May 17, 2021
Mount Laurel Township has unveiled new dedicated parking spaces to Purple Heart recipients and veterans. These dedicated spots are a small token of gratitude for those in the line of service.