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Nancy Bragin wears Diana Vincent's Oxidized Sterling Silver and White Topaz Kaleidoscope Necklace with Heart Cuff

Meet Bucks County Movers & Shakers: Nancy Bragin

For the 2nd consecutive year, Bucks Happening has named the Top 10 Movers & Shakers of Bucks County.  Our accomplished judges had their work cut out for them with dozens of inspirational stories submitted by readers. Now, with the official results in and this year’s Movers & Shakers assembling recently to celebrate, we’re taking a closer look at each winner […]

2nd Annual Zumba-bash for Alzheimer’s

2nd Annual Zumba-bash for Alzheimer’s

The B.C. Crew is proud to present the 2nd Annual Zumba-bash for Alzheimer’s, where 100% of donations go directly to the Alzheimer’s Association. Come on out to Hallowell Pavilion at Warminster Community Park on Sunday, October 5th from 9am-10:30am, stay for a little or a lot! This is a FREE Zumba session – but DONATE […]

Bucks County Resident to Provide Medical Care in Indonesia

Bucks County Resident to Provide Medical Care in Indonesia

2013 Mover and Shaker Kiersten Ball is at it again! Kiersten was recognized last year as a Bucks County Mover and Shaker due to her dedication to volunteering throughout the community as well as abroad. Kiersten is a physician assistant in critical care and she participates in medical missions in third world countries. She has helped treat […]

Help out a Great Cause by Playing BINGO

Help out a Great Cause by Playing BINGO

That’s right you read correctly BINGO is making a come-back.  The popularity of the “old timers” game of BINGO is growing due to the churches and organizations that are putting on fun BINGO events all over the area such as “Coach BINGO” where you have a chance at winning much desired Coach purses.  One local […]

Flex Your Muscles at the First Annual Musclepalooza

Flex Your Muscles at the First Annual Musclepalooza

Are you ready for “Musclepalooza”? This debut event will take place at the Barn on 5441 Ash Road in Doylestown on Saturday, September 20th at 7pm. The Musclepalooza is not only a great night of music, but the proceeds will benefit the Center for Muscular Research at Kennedy Krieger Institute. The idea was born after creator and […]

Happening Heroes: Locals Take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Happening Heroes: Locals Take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is taking the world by storm (Yes, it’s gone international!), already raising over $15 million dollars, up over 766% year over year, for the important cause. While everyone from LeBron James to Oprah Winfrey to Justin Bieber has taken on the challenge, there are many Bucks Countians stepping up to the […]

Fresh Ideas: Sandy Ridge Community Garden

Fresh Ideas: Sandy Ridge Community Garden

By Erin McNelis Situated amongst several suburban neighborhoods, the Sandy Ridge Community Garden is filled to bursting with good things to eat at this time of the year. From kale to tomatoes to flowers and herbs, the garden supports all kinds of plant live. The volunteers who have kept up this garden every season since […]

Happening Hero: NAC members raise $50,000 for life-saving kidney transplant

Happening Hero: NAC members raise $50,000 for life-saving kidney transplant

A motivated community is a powerful force. Hundreds of NAC members, friends, family, and corporate donors where led by the vision and generosity of NAC owner Jim Worthington to raise in excess of $50,000 for Jim Wilson’s life-saving kidney transplant. Jim Wilson needs to receive a kidney transplant to save his life, but also needs to meet certain physical […]

Happening Heroes: NOVA’s No Bullying Run

Happening Heroes: NOVA’s No Bullying Run

  Every day, an average of 160,000 American children miss school out of a fear of bullying. – The National Education Association. NOVA’s upcoming No Bullying Run aims to raise community awareness on the dangers and prevalence of bullying. Proceeds will go towards NOVA’s Prevention Education initiatives to implement bullying prevention and intervention programs in […]

6th Annual Yard Sale to Remember!

A Yard Sale to Remember

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. You can help contribute to the cause this weekend at the B.C. Crew’s 6th Annual Yard Sale to Remember, where 100% of Sales go directly to the Alzheimer’s Association. This annual event has raised over $11,000 since it’s start, and continues […]

Happening Heroes: Local College Students Help Make Prom a Night to Remember

Happening Heroes: Local College Students Help Make Prom a Night to Remember

by Lauren Rooney Have you ever looked into your closet and wondered what to do with all the formal attire from proms, events, and weddings that you know you’ll never wear again?  One Bucks County college student has the perfect plan for you!  Nia Rametta, Deleware Valley College student of class 2016, along with some […]

Mayor Ron Strouse and Sharon Fleck, Strut Your Mutt with Roxy chairperson, make plans for the Mayor to lead the parade on May 3

Doylestown Mayor to Lead Roxy Reading “Strut Your Mutt” Parade

Doylestown Mayor Ron Strouse will lead the parade for Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs second annual Strut Your Mutt with Roxy, just in front of the Doylestown Fire Company’s antique fire truck, on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at beginning at Fanny Chapman Park, Doylestown, PA. “We asked Mayor Strouse if he would like to ride in […]

Coming Soon: 1 Million Blooming Daffodils

Coming Soon: 1 Million Blooming Daffodils

After a cold and snowy winter, many of us are ready for spring to bloom. And when we think of spring in Bucks County, it conjures up images of blooming golden daffodils thanks to the Bucks Beautiful “Bulbs for Bucks” program. The “Bulbs for Bucks” program was the inspiration of Bucks Beautiful board member Chuck […]

Run Eight Miles, Help Fight Blindness

Run Eight Miles, Help Fight Blindness

By Kara Seymour For Mark McCowan, fighting blindness is personal. The Newtown resident, who has a degenerative retinal disease that can cause blindness, organized the first Bookin’ for Lookin’ 5K in 2013. The event will be held again this year, and this time around will include an eight-mile race in addition to a 5K and a […]

Happening Hero: Blind teenage musician to perform with Miss Philadelphia

Happening Hero: Blind teenage musician to perform with Miss Philadelphia

A local family working to make a difference for their 2 blind sons is hosting an evening of celebration and inspiration with elected officials, community leaders, business professionals, and special guests to raise funds for the Foundation they Co-Founded. Cocktails for the Cure raises funds for the Curing Retinal Blindness Foundation, a mission launched by the Smedley Family […]