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Council, Arts Groups Call for Public to Support Mural Project

State Sen. Daylin Leach and the Philadelphia Mural Arts Project will make a public presentation on Wednesday.

As you may have heard, a grant from state Sen. Daylin Leach is going to fund a to act as a welcome gateway to Norristown for folks coming from the DeKalb Street Bridge. The theme for the mural will be "Celebrating 200 Years of Arts, Culture and Commerce – Past, Present and Future."

Leach, along with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Project will host a presentation on the proposed mural on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. at . Norristown Municipal Council and local arts groups are calling for Norristown residents and art lovers to attend the presentation to offer support and learn more about the project.

"One of the most important elements in making a successful mural project is public support," said Councilman William Caldwell in an email. "I am asking you all to come out to show support for this important public art project. We are looking to fill municipal hall with local artists, art lovers and all those who support the idea of bringing the arts alive in Norristown."

Read more about the mural project .

jxjipper February 11, 2012 at 03:59 AM
Another waste of money for "feelings". Our government's need to base their policies in reality. Reality is crime by blacks is rampant. Reality is blacks run the council but never express their "feelings" at their neighbors, friends, relatives or siblings until it's too late. Every dui page is rife with drunk "undocumented" aliens which never are turned over to the Feds. Reality is this Borough sucks down more federal, state and local taxes than any other in Montgomery County. Reality is nobody addresses all the elephants in the room which have now crowded all the "people who pay the freight" out of the room because they are defeated, discouraged and if 90% of them had the means to move they would. Finally that a one party dictatorship has ruined every major city north of the Mason Dixon line over the last 50 years. Do you think more than 20% of Norristown High grads even know what the Mason Dixon line is?? Start collecting your bets on the NO side. Bill Caldwell, I love your optimism but you're not in Kansas anymore.

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