CB East recognized with top honors at FBLA National Leadership Conference

More than 10,000 of America’s best and brightest youth traveled to the historic city of Nashville this summer to make some history of their own as they showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win over $165,000 in cash awards.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, held its National Leadership Conference in Nashville on June 29th–July 2nd. Participants from across the United States and two countries were in attendance for this exciting conference to sharpen their core business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 60 business and business-related competitive events.

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CB South’s FIRST LINK reaches out to incoming 10th graders

On Thursday, August 28th, student leaders from Central Bucks High School South’s FIRST LINK club hit the streets of Warrington to welcome new students to the building.

Student leaders (along with several faculty members) visited two neighborhoods that have a number of incoming CB South sophomores. LINK leaders knocked on doors to meet these new students. The group hopes that providing a familiar, friendly face early on will help alleviate some of those “first day of high school jitters.” Leaders welcomed the students to the South community with a LINK “grab bag,” complete with a map of the school and some other South goodies.

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Scenes from the Thompson Bucks County Classic

  1. Nicole Michael, of Solebury, shows off her award.
  1. Reigg Wurst, of Buckingham, has a professional look.
  1. Matthew Foster, of Furlong, on the pedal cart racetrack.
  1. Ava and Emilia Williams, of Doylestown, take a break after their ride.
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Leadership program open to teens

Youth ages 13-19 years old are invited to register for the Junior Leadership Toastmasters public speaking program, to be held at 1282 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, January 7th-March 4th, 2015.

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It’s Back……Doylestown Library Book Sale Set for October

For the first time, Senior Sale Day and free books on Halloween

After a year hiatus, The Friends of the Library – Doylestown is back from Saturday, Oct. 25, during library hours until Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at noon. Friday, Oct. 24, is the preview night for members of the Friends, starting at 5 p.m. Membership costs $10 a person or $20 a family. All books sorted.

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9/11 Memorial sculpture design unveiled in Doylestown

by June Portnoy

On Tuesday, September 23rd, The Travis Manion Foundation and Board of Bucks County Commissioners unveiled the design of the 9/11 “Renew, Resolve, Remember” sculpture scheduled to be installed and open to the public by next summer 2015.

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Doylestown True Value open for business

Doylestown True Value opened on September 23rd in Cross Keys Place, located at the intersection of Routes 611 and 313. A family-owned extension of Delray Plus True Value in New Hope, Doylestown True Value is a one-stop shop for all of your hardware needs, featuring tools, paint and painting supplies, lawn and garden, pet products, plumbing, electrical, lighting, cleaning supplies, decorative fixtures, and a rotating selection of seasonal merchandise.

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Encores Club meets in Frenchtown this month

Encores Club of Doylestown luncheon and program will be held, Thursday, October 16th at the Frenchtown Inn, Frenchtown, NJ.  Reservations are requested by October 9th. Auctioneer Michael Ivankovich will present a live auction after presenting a history from the beginnings of the auction industry to the state-of-the-art 21st century auction technology.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Many know October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but at A Woman’s Place (AWP), the only domestic violence community benefit organization in Bucks County, it is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

“For AWP, October is about calling our communities to action,” shared Executive Director Ifeoma Aduba. “We mourn those who have been victimized and whose lives have been lost to domestic violence. Yet we also celebrate the individuals saved and empowered. And we connect with one another, knowing beyond question that together we have the resources and resolve to build safe and flourishing communities.”

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Pine Run hosts Annual Fall Festival

Pine Run Community Center will host its Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 11th from 10:00am until 3:00pm. Dozens of vendors will display their wares for sale in the Pine Run Community Center, and special activities for children will be offered free-of-charge, including a petting zoo and a miniature train.

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