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Camden County Weekly News

Potter and Ellis Street Construction Completed
The Camden County Department of Public Works has completed roadway and streetscape improvements at the intersection of Potter (CR 644) and Ellis (CR 561) Streets in Haddonfield.  “We are proud that this project was completed early and under budget,” said Freeholder Ian Leonard, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works.  “This project benefits residents in both Haddonfield Borough and Cherry Hill Township due to its location at the border of the two municipalities.”  The $2.3 million project included the

installation of a new traffic signal, repaving of intersection approaches and the construction of new turning lanes.  New curbing with ADA compliant curb cuts and ramps were installed, along with new storm water grates and streetscape improvements. “The County is happy to work closely with municipalities to complete this much-needed roadwork projects,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

Camden County Winter Concert Series
When it gets cold, the stage heats up.  See Little Feat on December 30 at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike in Collingswood at 8:00 PM.  For ticket information, call 800-613-1199 or visit

Literacy Volunteers of Camden County Seek Volunteers
You can make a difference in the life of an adult who wants to learn to speak English or improve his reading and math skills.  Literacy Volunteers of Camden County is seeking volunteer tutors to teach ESL and other functional literacy skills.  No experience is necessary, just the willingness to reach out and help a motivated learner.  Tutors must be at least 18 years of age.  The free Winter Tutor Training Workshops will be held at the Camden County Library in Voorhees on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning January 18, 2012 from 1:00-3:30 p.m.  Call Literacy Volunteers of Camden County at 772-1636 X 3331 for more information or sign up online at .

Kids Can Read in the New Year with the Camden County Library System
Six of the Camden County Library System’s branches will hold Read in the New Year programs for children of all ages.  The annual Read in the New Year Celebrations let kids celebrate the new year a little early with programs that include a countdown, craft, stories and plenty of fun.  Registration for any program is available three weeks in advance of the event date either online through SIGNUP at or by calling your local branch.

Symphony in C Italian Delight
Join Symphony in C for our upcoming and exciting event in the Music du Jour series, featuring some of the finest young musicians in the region.  Each Music du Jour evening is complete with dinner, wine and chamber music provided by members of Symphony in C in the intimate setting of local restaurants. Make your reservation for our next by calling (856) 963.6683.  The next Music du jour location is Caffe Aldo Lamberti in Cherry Hill on January 29.  Enjoy a winter escape with the very best in Italian cuisine, fine wine and the melodic sounds of Symphony in C.
DELIZIOSO!  Tickets are $100 per person.
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