A walkable community is a healthier community, says Jenkintown resident Randy Garbin, who leads his community by turning the intricacies of local policy into opportunities for residents to effect change. His website, WalkableJenkintown.com, is a call to action, putting the spotlight on Borough issues and offering practical solutions that make the pedestrian the priority.
Natural Awakenings magazine of Bucks and Montgomery counties has a new office space at The Archways Professional Building, at 419 Johnson Street, in Abington Township. The office is located one half of a block from Old York Road and West Avenue, in the heart of Jenkintown Borough.
Wink Optical, a new eyewear boutique with a commitment to making glasses people love in a low-pressure environment, celebrates its grand opening at 11 a.m., October 28, in the Baederwood Shopping Center, at 1649 The Fairway, in Jenkintown. The grand opening event will be a chance for the public to “See And Be Seen” and to donate old eyeglasses to those in need.
The Philadelphia Transcendental Meditation Program has opened at its new location, 706 West Avenue, in Jenkintown, and will offer free, introductory lectures for new students, in addition to its monthly courses. The center serves Bucks and Montgomery counties, King of Prussia, Langhorne, West Chester, Upper Darby and the Main Line area.