The Freeholder Board wants to keep you up-to-date on all of the county services, innovative programs and special events taking place in Camden County. As a courtesy, we offer these news briefs on topics that benefit you and your family.
County Preps for Storm
The Camden County Department of Public Works and Office of Emergency Management are closely monitoring and preparing for Hurricane Sandy and its potential threat to our region. We will provide updates on our efforts before and during the storm on www.camdencounty.com and on Twitter and Facebook. Tell your neighbors that briefings will go out throughout the storm cycle over this email network. If they would like to sign up for updates please tell them to visit our website www.camdencounty.com.
Camden County Flu Shot Program
The Freeholders are hosting convenient flu shot clinic locations across Camden County now through Nov. 5. Click here for the schedule. For other information, contact the county Department of Health and Human Services at (800) 999-9045 or call Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez Office at (856) 225-5575 or email her email@example.com.
Sample Ballots Online
You can view each municipality’s sample ballot and polling places for the Nov. 6 General Election on the Camden County website by clicking here: Sample Ballots by Municipality.
Vote by Mail
The deadline to apply for a Mail-In-Ballot by mail is Oct. 30. You may apply in person up until 3:00 p.m. on Nov. 5. Print out an application here: Vote by Mail.
Electronics Recycling Collection Day
On Oct. 27, you can help keep the environment clean and green by participating in Camden County’s convenient Electronics Recycling Collection at the Camden County Public Works Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Rd, Lindenwold, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For a list of what to bring, visit www.camdencounty.com.
Camden County College Opens Science Building
On Oct. 24, the Freeholders and Camden County College opened a new $30 million science building as part of the $83 million Blackwood Campus transformation project. This new facility will keep Camden County College in the forefront of providing quality and affordable education for years to come. Read more here: NJ.com, October 24, 2012 Courier-Post, October 24, 2012 Gloucester Township Patch, October 24, 2012
Senior Citizen Prize Bingo
Test your luck at one of the most popular events the Camden County Freeholders host. Come out to the Gloucester Township Senior Citizens Center, 1261 Chews Landing Road in Gloucester Township, on Monday, Oct. 29, at 11:00 a.m. There will be giveaways and refreshments. Please call (856) 858-2986 to register.
4-H Haunted Hayride and Kid’s Pumpkin Patch
Have a frightening good time at the Camden County 4-H annual Haunted Hayride, tonight, Oct. 26 and tomorrow night, Oct. 27, from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. on Salina-County House Road at the Lakeland Complex in Blackwood. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. For kids, a pumpkin patch hayride and pumpkin picking will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 27 for $5. Come in costume for your chance to win a prize. For more information or directions, visit www.camdencounty4h.com.
Haddonfield Berlin Road Update
Roadway resurfacing work continues on Haddonfield-Berlin Road. Resurfacing work is scheduled to take place in the vicinity of Evesham Road next week, weather permitting. The resurfacing is taking place at night to alleviate added traffic congestion in the area. Please choose alternate routes when possible.
Pet Food Drive for Shelter Animals
The Freeholder Board’s Division of Shared Services is collecting canned dog and cat food for the three animal shelters operating in Camden County through Oct. 31. There are donation sites in each municipality. For locations click here. Read more here: KYW 1060AM, Oct. 1, 2012 Gloucester Township Patch, Oct. 1, 2012
As you can see, there is a lot going on in Camden County this week. We know that you will find something of interest to every member of your family. Please take advantage of the programs and services available, and be sure to tell your friends and neighbors to sign up for this update.