Charity

Pictured above is Chase at his renewal interview with PAS’s founders Gene and Michele Rice

Happening Kid: Chase

This month, July 2016, the non-profit charity Plant a Seed Inspire a Dream introduced its 600th scholarship recipient, Chase. The Plant a Seed Inspire a Dream Foundation (PAS) has been granting renewable, 1-year scholarships to children in the greater Bucks County area for over 8 years. The charity works with local youth between the ages of […]

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Making It Happen: Chalfont Store to Hold Milestone Celebration Event on Sept. 17

The Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County (Habitat Bucks) ReStore in Chalfont has raised over $200,000 in less than a year, which is more than enough to build a Habitat Home. This is the first time in the Chalfont ReStore’s seven-year history that this feat was accomplished. The Habitat Bucks ReStores, located in Chalfont and […]

Designer Bag Bingo Charity Event for ALS Research & Matt’s Mission

Designer Bag Bingo Charity Event for ALS Research & Matt’s Mission

The Newtown Athletic Club (NAC) and NAC member Kelly Beauparlant are hosting B.Y.O.B. Designer Bag Bingo in support of Matt’s Mission ALS Research on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 7pm – 10pm. This event is open to the community and everyone is welcome. The NAC has been raising money for ALS research over the past […]

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The NAC Advocacy Team Fights for the Right 2 Try Now

On May 10, 2016, the Newtown Athletic Club Advocacy Team took their fight for the “Right to Try Now” to Capital Hill. “I could go to several states in our country and choose to die — but my government won’t let me choose to try a medication that might help me,” said former U.S. Navy Prowler pilot […]

If you bake it, they will come. Bread Box & Bakery Supports Pennridge Little League

If you bake it, they will come. Bread Box & Bakery Supports Pennridge Little League

The region’s first Community Supported Bakery, Bread Box & Bakery in Perkasie, provides locals with wholesome, affordable breads and pastries at both home and work. But their commitment to the community goes well beyond making delicious bread. Bread Box & Bakery owner J. Ryman Maxwell is passionate about creating a special relationship between his business and the community it serves. His most recent […]

Happening Heroes: Jim Worthington Accepts 2016 Augie’s Bash Leadership Award

Happening Heroes: Jim Worthington Accepts 2016 Augie’s Bash Leadership Award

Over the past 10 years, Jim Worthington has led the Newtown Athletic Club to be a leader in charitable contributions most notably for ALS Research. In 2016, NAC members, employees, sponsors rallied together and raised a total of $100,000. This year, Worthington received the 2016 Augie’s Quest Leadership Award and with his matching donation, the NAC […]

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“Yoga in the Showroom” A Benefit for The Breathing Room Foundation

Even if you don’t know your downward dog from a bulldog, this event is for you. “Yoga in the Showroom,” taking place Saturday, March 19, is a unique event with all proceeds benefitting The Breathing Room Foundation, a non-profit serving local families affected by cancer. “Yoga in the Showroom” is just that – an hour-long […]

Making It Happen: Silver Snow Ball

Making It Happen: Silver Snow Ball

The Newtown Athletic Club (NAC) is hosting the Silver Snow Ball in support of Matt’s Mission ALS Research on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 7pm – 11pm. This event is open to the community and everyone is welcome. This is the NAC’s 11th consecutive year raising money for this cause and in 2014 they found that one of […]

Meet your Movers & Shakers:  Cheryl Campbell

Meet your Movers & Shakers: Cheryl Campbell

Levittown’s Cheryl Campbell had a goal-  to make sure every senior has a gift to open during the holiday season. With that goal in mind, she created The Christmas Gala, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization consisting of many volunteers who share the mission to help local seniors in Bucks County and Burlington County. Seniors who are low-income, receiving […]

2015 Bucks County Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony

2015 Bucks County Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony

On Sunday October 18, 2015 the Bucks County Fire Chief’s and Firefighter’s Association will honor 28 firefighters, paramedics, and fire police officers who have sacrificed their lives in the line-of-duty while serving communities throughout Bucks County since 1915. This is the ten-year anniversary for the memorial that was first in held on October 23, 2004. […]