Monday, May 20, 2013
Former Moorestonian Chad Fisher, who created the monument on the Community House lawn, has offered to craft a life-size Percheron horse statue for the pocket park.
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- Rob Scott
Monday, May 20
After helping immortalize the legacy of the Community House last year, former Moorestonian Chad Fisher has offered his services to another major community project. Fisher, an accomplished sculptor, created the bronze monument—depicting five children holding hands and playing—that adorns the front lawn of the Community House. The life-size sculpture, which he painstakingly created in his Dillsburg, PA studio, was unveiled at Autumn in Moorestown last year. Now, Fisher is making a pitch to do the same for the Percheron Park project. He emailed members of the Friends of Percheron Park committee last week and offered to design and create a life-size Percheron horse statue for the proposed pocket park at Main and High streets, at cost. …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
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Thousands of people once again packed Main Street for a day of arts, crafts, food, entertainment, pumpkin-painting and scarecrow-making for the 19th annual Autumn in Moorestown festival. If you missed it, you missed a heckuva good time, as well as the unveiling of the "Moorestown Memories" monument outside the Community House. Created by former Moorestonian Chad Fisher, the 1,000-pound bronze monument depicts a group of children playing, which is "the best representation of what the Community House’s mission is,” according to board of trustees member Haynes Hendrickson. Fisher donated the monument in part to aid the Community House's capital campaign. Prior to the unveiling, George Schulmann, president of the board of trustees, petitioned …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Read on to get the skinny on Moorestown's big fall festival, from the entertainers who will be there to a special unveiling that will highlight the event.
It’s that time of year again. In just four days, Main Street will be jammed with crafters, artists, classic cars and entertainers as far as the eye can see—along with several thousand Moorestonians and their neighbors. The 19th annual Autumn in Moorestown festival will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday, with nearly 100 arts and crafts vendors and roughly 200 classic cars expected to line Main Street from Church to Chester. Event co-chair Helen Davies-Miramontes said the event usually attracts between 15,000 to 20,000 visitors, making it one of downtown Moorestown’s most popular events, right alongside Moorestown Day. “It’s just an all-around great community event,” she said. “There’s really something there for everyone. There’s arts and crafts …