Firecracker 5K

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(left to right): Tom Barnes, Broomall Rotary member (center), Marco Tarantino (left) and Alfredo Giannaccari (right), co-owners of The Newtown Grill

Broomall Rotary is pleased to have The Newtown Grill as a sponsor of the Firecracker 5k run. The annual Firecracker 5K is sponsored by Broomall Rotary Club and takes place on July 4, 2012. The run will immediately precede the Annual Marple-Newtown Independence Day Parade and take place on the parade route. The start time is 9:25AM. Runners of all abilities are encouraged to participate before the cheering parade spectators. The race proceeds will fund the Broomall Rotary’s charitable service projects. Event details and registration are available online at
The Newtown Grill is an Italian Restaurant, Steakhouse & Grill. It has been in business since the 1950s. It was originally know as the Newtown Squire and later Alberto’s Newtown Squire.
Alfredo Giannaccari and Marco Tarantino along with their chef, Michael Rigney, have a combined experience in the restaurant industry of 90 years. The Newtown Grille is also the site of Broomall Rotary Club’s weekly meetings. They are located at 191 South Newtown Street Rd (Route 252), Newtown Square, and their phone number is 610-356-9700. Check out their web page at

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