Bucks County youth compete in District Championships

Youth Tennis Teams from Bucks County recently competed in the USTA Jr. Team Tennis District Championships in both New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia area.

The Bucks County spring league was administered by the nonprofit Bucks County Tennis Association (BCTA), and teams competed for eight weeks during the spring season with the Serve-ivors and Terman-netters earning the right to compete in the 14-and-under and the 18-and-under divisions, respectively. The teams competed in the July USTA Middle States Philadelphia Area District Championships against teams that had won their leagues from throughout the five-county greater Philadelphia region.

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BCSO Fall Concert

The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra announces its Fall Concert at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, at Delaware Valley College Life Sciences Auditorium. Featured in the program is the internationally-acclaimed cellist Lionel Cottet, performing the delightful Haydn Cello Concerto in D Major. The BCSO will open the program with Tchaikovsky’s rousing Capriccio Italienne and conclude with Debussy’s haunting La Mer.

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Heritage Conservancy recognizes Phil and Melissa Eiseman

The Heritage Conservancy recently presented Phil and Melissa Eiseman (shown in picture), owners of Eiseman Construction Company, Inc., with the 2014 Community Business Leader of the Year Award. A business member of Heritage Conservancy since 2003, Eiseman Construction Company, Inc. has generously and consistently supported Heritage Conservancy.

Over the past two years, Phil and Melissa have been Silver Level leaders, donating more than $10,000 in roofing repair services to help maintain historic Aldie Mansion and the farm buildings on the organization’s Lindsay property in Jamison. The Eisemans also secured a donation of 10,000 daffodil bulbs and their planting to help beautify Aldie.

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Joyful Singers beginning rehearsals

The Joyful Singers, a Central Bucks community choir, will begin rehearsals for its winter concert series on Tuesday, September 16th, with the introduction of the choir’s new vocal director, Alison Graham.

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Bucks Beautiful sponsors Annual Kitchen and Garden Tour

Treat yourself, your family and friends to a garden of delights during the 20th Annual Bucks Beautiful Kitchen and Garden Tour, to be held, rain or shine, on Sunday, September 28th, from 10:00am until 4:00pm.

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NBWA Annual Stream Cleanup/International Coastal Cleanup Event

STUDENTS EARN YOUR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS!!!

The North Branch Watershed Association is hosting our Annual Stream Cleanup on Saturday, September 20 starting at 1pm at Twin Streams Park in Chalfont Borough. Volunteers can access the park via the driveway at Doug’s Barber Shop on Butler Ave/Rt. 202. Through a partnership with Keep Bucks County Beautiful and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful this event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup.

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Doylestown boutique celebrates second year anniversary

Want to know more about a hidden treasure in Doylestown? Vera Fran Consignment Boutique located in the 1776 Shopping Center in Doylestown is celebrating their second year.

Stop by and ask about their special mystery sale during the month of September. Vera Fran is an upscale consignment shop with clothing and a mix of items from local artisans. The owner is selective in the products they accept, to ensure you have the highest quality merchandise to choose from. For more information, call 215-345-8372. Also, visit www.Verafran.com or www.facebook.com/VeraFranBoutique.

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Newcomers Club donates $500 for Stuff the Bus Campaign

The Newcomers Club of Central Bucks recently donated $500 to the United Way of Bucks County’s Stuff the Bus Campaign.  Funds raised are used to purchase school supplies for local students in need.

Pictured are Jeanmarie Foy, Newcomers Treasurer Kathy Gibson, Community Involvement Chair Dianne Ohori presenting the donation, and Danielle Bush.

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Fall Festival in Hilltown on Sept. 20th

The Historical Society of Hilltown Township welcomes you to their Seventh Annual Fall Festival & Open House on Saturday, September 20th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the 1840s Hartzel-Strassburger Homestead, 407 Keystone Drive and Bethlehem Pike, Sellersville.

Enjoy local artisans throughout the day giving historical demonstrations on wool spinning, rug hooking, hand engraving, blacksmithing, chair caning, Lucet, Sgraffito, leather working and more. Try your hand at tin punching, play old time games and musical instruments, and visit the animals.

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Scleroderma fundraiser/50th birthday celebration

Alan and Desiree Bleam will be hosting a Scleroderma Foundation fundraising event on Saturday, September 20th, at Hanusey Park, 4757 Gordon Road, Doylestown. They will be serving food (until they run out) and are having a Chinese auction. At this fundraiser they will also be celebrating Alan’s 50th birthday. In lieu of gifts the Bleam’s are asking for donations towards the Scleroderma Foundation.

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