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On Saturday, October 22nd, Potential, Inc. will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a Venetian Masquerade Ball at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel, 400 Oxford Valley Road, Langhorne.
Don Polec, formerly of Action News, will be the Master of Ceremonies. The evening will include live music, dancing and ballroom dancing instruction, raffles, online and silent auctions.
What health care would you want if you couldn’t speak for yourself? Do you hold strong beliefs or values that may impact the last chapter of your life? Do you wish to make it easier and less stressful for your family to make healthcare decisions on your behalf?
These are a few of the important questions asked by Looking Ahead Inc.’s certified advance care planning (ACP) specialists during My Wishes Workshops™ held at the nine Bucks County Housing Authority residential facilities for low-income adults.
Three candidate forums are scheduled for October 2016 by The League of Women Voters of Bucks County. These forums provide an opportunity for the public to get to know the candidates who are running for office in the General Election on November 8th, 2016.
The forum for the 143rd Pennsylvania Legislative District with candidates Marguerite Quinn (R, incumbent) and Stephen Kunkel (D) is scheduled for Wednesday, October 26th, 7:30-9:00pm at Tohickon Middle School, Cafeteria, 5051 Old Easton Road, Doylestown.
by June Portnoy
When you have a broken window or need improved lighting, chances are you call a contractor or make the repair yourself. But what if you can’t afford to pay a contractor to make these repairs and are physically unable to do so yourself?
That’s a problem many of your Bucks County neighbors struggle with on a routine basis. Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County recognized this issue while building new homes for qualified low-income individuals and families.
Moms and dads, are you considering high school options for your middle-school-aged daughter? Does she thrive on challenge, whether in the classroom, on the athletic field, on the stage, or in another field of interest?
Are you looking for the very best environment for her to find not only the challenge she craves but also a community of friends and educators who will encourage and support her every step of the way?
In all, 323 artists submitted 297 framed pieces and 33 sculptures for consideration in the 87th Annual Phillips’ Mill Art Exhibition.
Of those, jurors selected 93 framed pieces and 20 sculptures for display during the art show, which continues at Phillips’ Mill Community Association through October 29th.
Award winners are as follows:
If you work with people with disabilities and wish to help empower them to lead happier, safer and more rewarding lives, contact Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) to discuss hosting a program or training for yourself, coworkers or staff around the often complex needs of people with disabilities.
Along with its highly regarded specialized programs designed to help those with disabilities to avoid crimes and victimization, NOVA also delivers the unique training that provides insight and skills to professionals and caretakers who assist crime victims with disabilities.
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) recently announced the availability of up to $650,000 in competitive grants from the Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF).
“We’re building and expanding partnerships with charitable organizations, veterans service organizations and county directors of veterans affairs through the Veterans’ Trust Fund,” said Brig. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general. “The grants that we are awarding will ensure that the organizations who serve our veterans will be able to continue their good work and Pennsylvania’s veterans and their families will soon be the fortunate beneficiaries.”
Grants will be considered in the following areas: