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Prayers, Donations Needed for Norristown Family

Today’s fire was right down the street from GNPAL and the 12-year old hero who lost his life going back into the building to look for his father was at GNPAL just several days ago.  Our deepest sympathies and prayers go out to his family.

GNPAL is seeking donations of both men’s and women’s toiletries for the families affected by the fire this morning.  Items such as soap, washcloths, towels, shampoo, deodorants, lotions, and other personal items may be dropped of at GNPAL at 340 Harding Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday – Sunday.

Thank you for your generous support of the family.

Greater Norristown Police Athletic League

Education, Health, Recreation, Community

The Greater Norristown Police Athletic League is a non-profit, volunteer
organization serving the youth and families of the Greater Norristown
community with recreational, educational, and cultural programs
addressing citizenship, self-esteem, avoidance of substance
abuse, and respect for law and order.

Since 1976, Greater Norristown PAL (GNPAL) has served thousands of area youth in a variety of programs.  In 2005, the GNPAL moved into the old Stewart National Guard Armory building near the Elmwood Park/zoo/sports complex, and the building is now called the Greater Norristown PAL Center.

You must be a GNPAL member to participate in leagues, classes, or programs.  GNPAL members must also pay any fees for classes or programs that they participate in.  Members will receive a card that must be presented to gain access to the GNPAL Center.

A membership application (PDF) is available by clicking on GNPAL membership form – 2015 (en)-fillable or on Forma de ingreso de GNPAL – 2015-fillable (españoles).  Adobe Reader is needed to open the file.  To obtain a free copy of Adobe Reader, click on Adobe Reader.

What’s new at Greater Norristown PAL?

Black History Program on February 2
The annual GNPAL Black History program will be held on Tuesday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m.  Bishop Dwayne Royster will speak about the Legacy of Civil Rights:  Economics, Education, Employment, and Law. For more information, click on Black History pgm-2016 v2.

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For more information, click on “Donate” in the blue navigation bar at the top of this page.

Subscribe to the Times Herald and support Greater Norristown PAL!
Subscribe to The Times Herald and help GNPAL.  For every PAID 8 week subscription that is sold, GNPAL will receive a $40 donation in your name and you will receive a $10 gift card to a local store.  Print the ad (pdf), click here, and use it to send in your subscription request, or call the Times Herald at 1-888-933-4233.