Five Things: PTG, Planning, Paint It Purple
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Jan. 16.
EGHS PTG meeting this morning: All parents of EGHS students are welcome to come to the monthly meeting. At 9:30 at the high school cafeteria.
Planning Board meeting: On the agenda is a preliminary plan application for the development “One American Way,” consisting of two office buildings with a total of 33,600 square feet and three additional buildings containing “industrial condominiums” off Middle Road at the end of On-Semi Way (just east of South County Trail). They will also discuss the status of the ongoing Comprehensive Plan update. The panel will meet at Town Hall at 7 p.m.
Paint It Purple Night at EGHS: On Friday night, EGHS is hosting two varsity basketball games. With the Varsity Club’s help, we are going to “Paint it Purple.” The kids will wear purple in support of Project Purple, an organization founded by Chris Herren about the dangers of substance abuse and making good choices. We will have contests at both halftimes to raise money with the money raised to be donated to the Herren organization. The JV Boys Basketball team plays at 3:30 p.m., Boys Varsity at 5 p.m., and Girls Varsity Basketball at 7 p.m.
Weekend Ski Trip: Some ski lovers have organized bus transportation to Sunday River in Maine for the weekend. The bus will depart Friday at 3 p.m. and return Sunday at 11 p.m. Roundtrip bus to Sunday River Maine, with a stop at North Conway village, N.H., on the way home Sunday night. The bus fare is $50 round-trip, per person. This is a 55-passenger coach bus, chartered by an EG youth organization. Families are welcome, space is limited. Bus only! You must arrange your own accommodations/lift tickets for the weekend. However, discount accommodations and lift tickets are available through our group. Please contact me for more information. If you are interested, contact Mark Timperley, email@example.com.
MLK Jr. Hoops Tourney this weekend: EG Basketball Association tells me 118 teams will be playing games in East Greenwich this weekend, players in grades 4 through 9 from Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts! There will be 145 games played between Friday night and Monday. With 3,000 to 4,000 people coming to town each weekend day, let’s make sure we roll out the red carpet! Games will be played at EGHS, Cole Middle School and Rocky Hill School.