MOMS Club supports moms, kids and community

by Patricia Cangelosi

Often moms, especially stay-at-home moms, feel isolated from their peers or deprived of opportunities to socialize. Many just need help with day-to-day tasks. The MOMS Club® of Doylestown West, a local chapter of the International MOMS Club®, is here to help. MOMS stands for Moms Offering Moms Support; it’s a non-profit organization founded by a California stay-at-home mom in 1983.

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Local non-profit to host Jeff Mauro and Katie Lee of The Food Network

David H. Crosson, Chief Executive Office of Indian Creek Foundation, has announced the Foundation’s annual Celebrity Event fundraiser with Jeff Mauro and Katie Lee of The Food Network show “The Kitchen.”

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Firstrust Financial Resources expands retirement & employee financial education initiative

The Senior Management Team of Firstrust Financial Resources (FFR), a Philadelphia-based financial services firm, has announced the recent hire of Ethan Shiller as a Financial Advisor. Shiller’s addition is the latest in a series of moves designed to allow the firm to implement its expansion efforts focused on financial education, individual and small business retirement planning, employee benefits, high-end estate planning and life insurance strategies.

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A Woman’s Place & Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless announce alliance

Ifeoma Aduba, Executive Director of A Woman’s Place (AWP), says that it’s been on her mind for quite a while. Meeting and reading the work of Hildy Gottlieb of Creating the Future, discussions with other nonprofit leaders, and recent events such as Giving Tuesday Bucks have helped solidify her thoughts on the matter.

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Living on a few acres?

Living on a few acres? Want to grow your own apples, raise a few sheep, and produce your own eggs for breakfast? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, or just want to learn more about small scale food production, Penn State Cooperative Extension in Bucks County has a short course designed just for you.

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Bucks County 4-H Animal Science Programs

Bucks County 4-H is presenting a new course this year, Livestock Science 101. This introductory short course is for youth ages 8 – 18 that are interested in learning about a variety of farm animals. Classes will cover six livestock species; one species each night: Dairy, Pigs, Sheep/Goats, Horses, Beef, and Poultry. Topics will include Breeds, Terminology, Feeding, Management, Breeding, Diseases, etc.

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When a loved one chooses medical donation

submitted by Jason “Oz” Oszczakiewicz, Owner/Supervisor, Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home of Doylestown, Inc.

When a family member chooses to donate their body to a research facility or medical school there are several items that need to be addressed prior to the death occurring.

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Many unaware Medicare covers chronic conditions, preventative care and vaccines

submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com

A lot of health care providers still don’t know that the law has changed, and Medicare now covers many skilled nursing, home health and therapy services even if they simply maintain a person’s health and don’t improve their condition.

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The Women’s Business Forum™

The Women’s Business Forum™ (WBF) is a nonprofit that educates, mentors and inspires women to build and grow successful businesses. Founded in 2002 by Chanin Walsh Milnazik, WBF continues to serve entrepreneurs in the Bucks County area with a free monthly educational meeting and other programs designed to assist them in reaching their business goals.

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Vita brings learning to life for Bucks County adults

Vita Education Services has provided free, accessible services to the educationally disadvantaged, underserved populations in Bucks County since 1971. Today, Vita is the lead literacy agency in Bucks County and the largest provider of educational services in the Bucks County Correctional Facilities.

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