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PAPER SHREDDING EVENT -   REGISTER BY CALLING 655-6216

The event is scheduled for Thursday evening May 18th from 3 to 7 pm at the Dupont Municipal Building. 


Electronic Recycling Event Scheduled for
September 14, 2017  2:30 to 4:30 pm
List and Prices available on Brochure at the Borough Office.


CENTENNIAL   UPDATE     PLEASE PARTICIPATE



Centennial Cookbook
Be a Part of History.  The Dupont Progress Committee is publishing A TASTE OF DUPONT.  Submit your favorite recipe! Drop off your recipe at the Borough Building or email: atasteofdupont@gmail.com.  Deadline to submit is June 1, 2017.

lOOKING FOR RESIDENTS TO GET INVOLVED IN MAKING DRESSES FOR THE CENTENNIAL.  IF YOU SEW, AND WOULD BE INTERESTED, THE MATERIA WILL BE PROVIDED.        ALSO LOOKING TO ORGANIZE EVENTS FOR EACH MONTH DURING THE 2017 CENTENNIAL YEAR.   SO FAR   THE CENTENNIAL DINNER IS SET FOR MARCH 25, 2017 AT THE VFW ON MAIN STREETS.  TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE.  

LOOKING FOR BUSINESSES TO SPONSOR EVENTS :  FOR EXAMPLE:   A MARDI GRAS DANCE, VALENTINE DANCE, ST. PATRICKS DAY EVENT, LIONS EASTER EGG HUNT, 5 K RUN,  SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BETWEEN POLICE AND FIRE OR BUSINESS OWNERS, COUNCIL MEMBERS ETC.    PERHAPS A NIGHT AT THE RACES,  A SPECIAL MASS,    A BINGO,  DANCES, FASHION SHOW OUTFITS THROUGH THE YEARS, SO MANY IDEAS   NEED TO SET THE DATES FOR THE 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS.    THE HISTORY BOOK TO BE COMPLETED.      THE CLOCK FUNDRAISING EVENT .  ONLY 75 MORE NAMES AVAILABLE FOR THE CLOCK ENGRAVING.    RAFFLE BASKETS FOR EACH MONTH TO RAISE MONEY.   SALE OF CENTENNIAL MUGS, HATS, SHIRTS, PINS, KEYCHAINS AND MUCH MORE.   PLEASE PARTICIPATE BY JOINING BOB PRICE, ELLEN PRICE, BILL LUKASIK, CATHERIN LUKASIK, BOB LOPATA, AND GEORGE JENDREY EACH MONTH AT THE CENTENNIAL MEETINGS (progress meetings).  Third Wednesday of the month, 6:30 at the borough building.      ORGANIZATION OF THE PARTICIPANTS FOR THE PARADE, THE PARTY IN THE PARK TWO DAY EVENT FOLLOWING THE PARADE AND SO SO MUCH MORE.   BRING YOUR IDEAS TO THE MEETING, EMAIL YOUR IDEAS TO THE BOROUGH AT DUPONTBORO@COMCAST.NET.    PLEASE  WE ARE OPEN TO ALL IDEAS AND LOOK FORWARD TO THIS GREAT CELEBRATION OF THE 100TH BIRTHDAY OF DUPONT BOROUGH.


Special Events

Dupont Borough turns 100 years old in 2017.  As part of its anniversary, Dupont Borough and Dupont Lions Club will work closely on fundraising activities for the purchase of a town clock to be located on the corner of the Borough Building property near Elm Street.   A photo shot of the clock in place on the borough building grounds is on display in the borough office.  Engraved names of sponsors will be displayed on all four sides of the base of the clock.  Engrave your business logo, in memory of, or your name.  Space is limited so register your interest with the borough office or with a member of the Lions Club. 

Progress Commitee meetings are held under the direction of Resident and Crime Watch Secretary Bob Price to coordinate and discuss the history book, clock fundraiser, and centennial.   If you have old photos, articles, etc., or any ideas or want to be part of this commitee contact Bob at 570-840-3461.


HISTORY BOOK

Also part of the 100th anniversary of Dupont Borough -  The Borough has been collecting articles and pictures dating back from 1917 to present which are memories of Dupont Borough then and now.  There are many sports pictures including Coalcrakers Football, Many baseball teams, Pictures of The Laurel Line, Various Businesses such as Sugar Bowl, Friends Market, Community House, Polish Club, Pierantoni's Bar, Family Photos,Soldiers Photos, Parades, Celebrations,  and so much more.   It is a great task putting the photos and articles together for publication into a history book to be sold as part of fundraising means to cover the 100th year celebration.   Anyone interested in making this their project is asked to stop by the borough office for details. 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT:

Support your local town businesses.  Believe it or not Dupont business listing is over 50 from stores, bakery, hotel, restaurants, beauty parlors, medical/dental, vehicle repair, service and fuel stations, lottery, pharmacy, tee shirts, cycle shops, eyewear, pubs and cafes, entertainment, hall rentals, insurance, day cares, notaries, trucking, landscaping,fencing, contracting: general, HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, etc.;  towing, attorneys and many more.  Businesses are listedd in the calendar.  Also listed in the calendar is a phone directory for easy reference including utilities - water, electric, cable, phone, churches, schools, hospitals,  newspapers, police, fire company, courthouse and magistrate offices.   

COMMUNITY EVENTS:

Annual Venison Dinner, Softball Tournament , Fishing Derby, Dancing, Easter Egg Hunt, Monthly Volunteers for Monthly Food Distribution, Christmas Party, Halloween Safety Stations, Bike Ride to Remember, Clambakes, Pancake Breakfast at the Hose Company, AmVets Picnic, AmVets Christmas Party, Memorial Day Parade and many other locally sponsored events throughout the year.   T-ball, Girls Softball, Basketball Courts, Elko's Bowling Leagues, Duryea Wildcat Football, Church Events, are in place.   Become a member of the Lions Club, Join Crime Watch Group, be a part of the community. 

We apologize if we missed or failed to mention your special event.  Contact us so we can add your information to this site.    We encourage all residents to get involved, keep the community fun and safe, clean and healty for all to enjoy. 



 




                                                                    




 
   
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