Media, PA Merchant Newsletter
September 2015 
In This Issue
Dining Under the Stars
Papal Visit
Food Fest
Media Clean Up
Media Farmers Market
Welcoming Committee
Save The Date
Promotional Support
Social Media
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8th Annual Dining Under the Stars
The 8th Annual Dining Under the Stars is wrapping up another fantastic season. Come on out and enjoy the last few Wednesdays before this event's final night on Wednesday, September 30th.
Important Information Regarding the Papal Visit
Stay tuned for important information coming soon regarding the upcoming Papal visit and what to expect in Media.
35th Annual Media Food & Crafts Festival
The 35th Annual Media Food & Crafts Festival happens on Sunday, October 4th this year (rain date: Sunday, October 11th). We ask that you consider staying open on this busy day and open your doors to the festivity of this well-attended event. If you would like to have a street space in front of your store as a vendor that day, the fee is $85. Please contact the MBA office for an application for the event at 610-566-5039.
Fight the Kraken Media Clean Up
This past Saturday morning two local athletes and professional rowers (Vicky Otmani and Megan Biging) teamed up with Penncrest students to clean Media business store fronts. The group suggested a minimum donation from business owners of $20 per store front to support these local athletes as they prepare to break three world records in the sport of rowing in the Great Pacific Race in 2016 as well as their partnering with the Ocean Conservancy for environmental clean up efforts. For more information on Fight the Kraken and their mission (
Media Farmers Market
In its 6th season, the Media Farmers Market opened on Thursday, May 14 and runs weekly through mid-November. The market is interested in highlighting local businesses. Please contact Addie Ciannella for more info at
Business Preservation & Welcoming Committee
The Business Preservation & Welcoming Committee, chaired by Janet Howarth, V.P. of WSFS, meets every first Tuesday at 11:30am at WSFS on 7 East Baltimore Ave. All Media business owners are welcome to attend. The committee is also actively looking for businesses' information regarding anniversaries, histories, etc. for publication in the Town Talk. All info can be sent to and will be followed up by a member of the committee. For any questions, call Gillian (610) 566-5039.
Save The Date
The 13th Annual Jazz by Night Celebration will be held on November 21, 2015.
Promotional Support
We are here to support you! Please send us any details of what you have going on right now (discounts, promotions, menus, events, hospitality, etc.) and we'll help spread the word via the calendar, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
We would like to hear what topics interest you, and we are also always looking for fresh participation, so please feel free to attend a board meeting, drop-in on a committee meeting or contact us ( / 610.566.5039). 


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