‘Tech Savvy Tips’ at Foulkeways February 24th

foulkeways-tech-savvy-tipsFoulkeways at Gwynedd will be hosting an informative and fun “Tech Savvy Tips’ event on Wednesday, February 24th at 1PM.

Participants at the event will learn to use their iPhone, iPad and computers more effectively. Bill Durbin, Foulkeways technology expert, will lead the event providing tech savvy tips and answer any questions people may have using their smart devices.

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Gourmet Getaway creates Hollywood glamour and a dream come true for women in need

“Betty,” a single mother of two teenage boys, struggling financially and emotionally, was at risk for homelessness. She wanted to pursue a nursing degree so she could provide for her family and help others in her community. But where would the funds come from?

In the last two decades, the Women in Business Committee of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce has provided more than $327,660 in scholarships to more than 100 local women.

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Foundations surpasses $3,000,000 in donations to Bucks County non-profs

Grants are often critical in keeping non-profit organizations afloat, especially during tough economic times. With funding from Foundations Community Partnership, non-profit organizations in Bucks County have been granted $3 million since 2007. Based in Doylestown, Foundations is a philanthropic grant-making foundation supporting the behavioral health and human service needs of children and young adults in Bucks County.

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Get yourself back to the garden at Peace Valley Nature Center

Peace Valley Nature Center (PVNC) is an environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to providing outdoor educational opportunities for people of all ages to promote a better understanding and appreciation for the world of nature. Along many miles of nature trails surrounding Lake Galena, guests can visit diverse habitats and spot animals, tracks and abundant plant life.

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The 4UDREW Foundation – Volunteer opportunity

If you are looking to give back to your community, consider the 4UDREW Foundation in 2016. The 4UDREW Foundation, founded in 2008, is a registered 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to support hunger prevention. Family and friends were inspired to form this Foundation in memory of Drew Panettieri, who tragically passed away in a motocross accident on March 11th, 2006 at the age of 19.

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Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center

Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center was founded in 1979 and provides temporary refuge for over 5,000 injured and orphaned native Pennsylvania wildlife each year. The extensive work of the Aark is completely supported through donations and the hard work of over 100 dedicated volunteers.

The Aark sets broken bones, treats illnesses and provides food and shelter for birds, mammals and reptiles that have been injured or orphaned throughout Bucks County and surrounding areas.

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Bucks County Symphony

The Bucks County Symphony (BCS) is the premier community orchestra in southeastern Pennsylvania, serving our area since 1953 by providing residents and visitors convenient access to live classical music and world-class performing artists at an affordable price. The orchestra musicians range from talented high school students to highly-experienced community members, who perform with energy and passion under the dynamic leadership of Music Director Gary S. Fagin.

Each year, the Symphony presents a subscription series of fall, winter, and spring concerts with internationally-acclaimed soloists; a Pops Concert featuring Broadway performers; and a Family Concert that includes the winner of the Symphony’s Youth Concerto Competition and Central Bucks student musicians playing with the BCS.

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Tyler Park Center for the Arts

Explore your artistic side at Tyler Park Center for the Arts! The iconic white barn off Newtown Richboro Road is home to ongoing classes, workshops, and events for all ages and abilities. This nonprofit art center provides instruction by highly trained artists in a variety of mediums including precious metal clay, painting and drawing, photography, pottery, fiber arts, sculpture, and more.

Every second Friday from 7:30 to 10:00pm is Teen Art Night, a place for art-minded teens to socialize and express themselves with different art forms. It’s a great opportunity for Scout groups, too!

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Doylestown Branch, American Association of University Women

The Doylestown Branch of the AAUW (American Association of University Women, a national organization since 1881) was founded in 1958 and since that time they have been active in this community in many ways. Membership is open to all college graduates, including men, who hold an associate (two year degree or higher) from an accredited institution in the U.S. and Canada. Graduates holding an academic degree or diploma awarded by a qualified institution, such as a business college or hospital, which is accredited are also eligible.

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Meals on Wheels of Central Bucks County

Meals on Wheels is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that receives no government funding. Since 1972 they have delivered over 1,100,000 meals. They deliver both hot and cold meals every weekday throughout the year except holidays.

Located in Doylestown, they serve those who are homebound and can’t prepare their own meals. This can be either short- or long-term. Their service area includes all of Central Bucks and New Hope-Solebury school districts, Dublin, Bedminster, Tinicum and parts of Nockamixon.

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