Sponsor: A Woman's Place
Release Date: 1/18/19
Staff of A Woman’s Place (AWP), Bucks County’s only domestic violence organization received a pleasant and entirely unexpected surprise in the closing days of 2018 when local philanthropist David Rocchino placed an impromptu call to the agency. Though known for his work in supporting local college students with scholarships, Mr. . . .
Donation presented by Elaine and Robert Fitt at NOVA Offices Dec. 19
Sponsor: Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)
Release Date: 1/17/19
Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA), an organization that serves victims of sexual assault and other serious crimes in Bucks County, was the recipient of a grant from the Robert and Elaine Fitt Family Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation last month, following a recommendation by Robert and Elaine Fitt. The grant . . .
Mom's Choice Awards Names The Upside-Down Gardener, Among the Best in Family-Friendly Products
Release Date: 1/2/19
Jamison, PA. The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named Bucks County Author, Chrysa Smith’s book, The Upside-Down Gardener, as among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, . . .
Proceeds from 9th Annual Ride For The Heroes benefit causes supporting veterans and families of fallen heroes
Sponsor: Rotary Club of Central Bucks
Release Date: 12/14/18
Rotary Club of Central Bucks presented over $30,000 in grants to local organizations that serve veterans and families of fallen heroes at a reception held on December 4 at the Plumsteadville Inn. The funds were raised at the club’s 9th annual Ride For The Heroes and Picnic, held in June. Ride For The Heroes is a . . .
Takes Over "Fresh For All" in Souderton, PA
Sponsor: Keystone Opportunity Center
Release Date: 12/13/18
As food insecurity in the region continues to rise, Keystone Opportunity Center (KOC) is stepping up to expand its food pantry services. The agency has assumed operation of the weekly “Fresh For All” neighborhood food distribution event formerly run by Philabundance in Souderton.
One Night Only, Thursday, December 20: New Feathers, A Theatrical New-Works Reading Series Exclusively at the James A. Michener Art Museum
Sponsor: New Feathers Productions
Release Date: 12/11/18
Immediately following a near sold-out performance from their December 6th show, New Feathers Productions now announces complete casting of “Naked Call”, a featured, full-length premiere by award-winning playwright, Ken Kaissar with direction by Amy Kaissar. Premiering on stage at the James A. . . .
Event Date: 1/5/19
Sponsor: East Amwell Historical Society and the Sourland Conservancy
East Amwell Museum,
1053 Old York Road, East Amwell, NJ 08551
Release Date: 12/10/18
Camera in hand, Jim Amon heads to the Sourlands whenever he can. Amon, a resident of Lambertville, has a deep and long connection with the Sourlands. In the 1980’s he and three others founded the D&R Greenway Land Trust, who now have nature preserves extending over several hundred acres in the Sourland Region. Then, . . .
Sponsor: Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth (CRCHY)
Release Date: 11/14/18
The Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth (CRCHY) was awarded an $8,000 mini-grant to implement a comprehensive opioid misuse prevention media campaign to Bucks County residents. The grant was one of 19 grants, totaling $152,000, offered by the Commonwealth Prevention . . .
Joe Conklin and the City All-Stars of Comedy
Event Date: 11/23/18
Time: 7pm - 11pm
Sponsor: Mary Kate's Legacy Foundation
FOP Lodge 5, Heroes Ballroom,
11630 Caroline Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154
Release Date: 11/10/18
This program includes the comedy show, buffet, beer, and wine. It supports a wonderful foundation. Mary Kate's Legacy Foundation is committed to the witness of faith and spirit of giving that inspired all who knew her. The mission of the foundation is to continue the spirit of love and goodness which epitomized the life of Mary Kate Marlow. The . . .
Sponsor: Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County
Release Date: 11/8/18
With the closing of Heaven’s Treasures Thrift & Value Stores (formerly Impact Thrift) earlier this month, donors and shoppers still have a local alternative – the Habitat ReStores in Chalfont and Langhorne. Bargain hunters can find everything for the home including the kitchen sink. The ReStores sell . . .