Brad Phillips elected to Family Service Board of Directors

Brad Phillips, of Doylestown, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Family Service Association of Bucks County. Phillips, a retired retail executive, attended Waynesburg University and worked for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. from 1976 to 1997 where he served as Vice President, Eastern Operations for more than a decade. He then became President and CEO of Superpetz LLC from 1997 to 2011.

“Each board member brings a unique talent to our organization, and Brad is no different,” says Michael J. Mattie, President of Family Service’s Board of Directors. “Spending most of his life in senior management for nationally recognized firms, Brad draws upon this experience to guide our audit and development efforts, among other areas.”

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Rotary Club of Doylestown celebrates 90 years of ‘Service Above Self’

The Rotary Club of Doylestown celebrated its 90th anniversary on October 22nd, at Aldie Mansion in Doylestown. Rotary International recognized the club and its Rotarians for 90 years of “Service Above Self.” The recognition ceremony was conducted by John Ortolf, president of the Rotary Club of Doylestown, and centered on the club’s 90 years of contributions to the community and the service of individual Rotarians. Seventy Rotarians and guests were joined by District Governor Gary Fedorcha and former District Governor Tony Jannetta for the club’s celebration.

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‘A Place at the Table’ explores hunger in U.S.

by Patricia Cangelosi

This year’s iteration of the Farm Fresh Film Series, screened by the Doylestown Food Co-op ended with “A Place at the Table,” a documentary exploring hunger in America. Shown at the County Theater in Doylestown on November 13th, the film follows several individuals and families and offers many perspectives on the problem.

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Doylestown Library book sale raises $10,000

The Friends of the Library – Doylestown book sales raised more than $10,000 in October – topping its totals from the past four years.

The proceeds fund the library’s collection of book, as well as things like:

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McCaffrey’s Food Markets Announces New Location in the Doylestown Community

Jim McCaffrey, President of McCaffrey’s Food Markets, announces a new location will open in the Doylestown community late spring of 2015.

“We are thrilled to open our newest store in Doylestown,” said Jim McCaffrey. “We’re looking forward to becoming an integral part of this vibrant community, as we have in our other locations – Newtown and Yardley, Pennsylvania along with Princeton and West Windsor, New Jersey.”

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CB East and West Girls’ Soccer Teams Unite in Kick for Pink Game

The Central Bucks East and West Girls’ Soccer teams, in partnership with Doylestown Hospital, held a Kick for Pink game on October 14, at War Memorial Field in Doylestown. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the event raised funds to support women in our community who are being treated for breast cancer. The event acknowledged women who are breast cancer survivors, have been affected by breast cancer, or are representing a woman who lost her life to the disease.

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Celebrate Thanksgiving at Spring Mill Country Club

Start a new tradition by gathering with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving at Spring Mill Country Club in Ivyland. Enjoy a bountiful gourmet buffet overlooking the picturesque golf course.

Their chefs have prepared an exquisite selection of traditional holiday favorites, which include carved turkey with giblet gravy and carved honey mustard glazed ham. Buffet table including mashed potatoes, candied yams, green bean casserole, succotash with pearl onions, fresh garden medley, baked tilapia fillet with lemon dill sauce, tortellini pasta with mushroom alfredo sauce, seafood creole, rice medley, homemade stuffing and fresh cranberry relish. Also included is soup, deluxe salad and dessert stations.

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Hunt Country Furniture to close Buckingham showroom

One of the oldest handcrafted furniture companies in the country will be closing its venerable Buckingham showroom on November 16th. Hunt Country Furniture has been building unique, heirloom quality furniture since 1926, and will continue serving the Philadelphia area from its Chadds Ford, PA location.

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CB West teacher selected to participate in Understanding Sacrifice Program

A teacher from Central Bucks High School West, Brian Weaver, has been selected to participate in the 2015 Understanding Sacrifice program offered through National History Day (NHD). NHD selected a total of 18 middle and high school teachers to participate in the American Battle Monuments Commission’s (ABMC) Understanding Sacrifice program. The selected teachers will conduct an in-depth study of World War II in Europe that will result in teaching activities that utilize ABMC resources and put in context America’s overseas, military, commemorative cemeteries.

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Eiseman Roofing accepting nominations for free roof giveaway

Eiseman Roofing is sponsoring the “No Roof Left Behind” free roof giveaway for a deserving homeowner.  Eiseman is accepting nominations for this national program at noroofleftbehind.com.

Nominees must be Bucks County residents and own the home they live in. Nominations will be accepted until November 16th, 2014. Their stories will be posted on Eiseman Constructions Facebook page. The public can vote for the finalist deemed most deserving from December 1st through December 15th. The winner will be announced online on December 18th.

For information about “No Roof Left Behind,” call 215-345-9159 or visit www.eiseman.biz.

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