Scouts help out at Third Annual Lemon Ride Bicycle Tour

Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 71 volunteered for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) during the Third Annual Lemon Ride Bicycle Tour in Doylestown on July 20th by marking the bicycle routes and running a rest stop.

After a week-long camp working to earn merit badges at the Rodney Scout Reservation on the Northern Bank of Chesapeake Bay, nearly half of the Scouts in Troop 71 volunteered to help over 320 cyclists enjoy the rolling Bucks County countryside as they raised money to find a cure for childhood cancer.

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Plumstead Christian School listed in top 50 Christian high schools in US

TheBestSchools.org, an independent organization that ranks colleges and schools, has selected Plumstead Christian School (PCS) as one of the top 50 Christian schools in America.

TheBestSchools.org included only coeducational day schools and based their selection on each school’s academic strength, extracurricular richness, and geographic and demographic diversity. Additionally, TheBestSchools.org chose schools based on how seriously each school takes its Christianity.

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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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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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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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Join Cub Scouts and begin your adventure!

Cub Scout Packs from across Bucks County will be hosting Open Houses for new Cub Scouts and leaders this fall at locations near you.

Boys from first through fifth grades and their parents are invited to the Open Houses. At the meetings, visitors will have a chance to join the Cub Scout Packs and begin their quest to build the world’s fastest Pinewood Derby car, learn about nature and earn special recognitions and awards.

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Bucks Country 4-H goes to Show

At the Middletown Grange Fair, 4-H members from all throughout Bucks County gathered to showcase their animal projects. There were almost 600 animals at this year’s fair, including alpacas, beef and dairy cattle, goats, poultry, rabbits and cavies, sheep, swine, and even a lone llama. Members worked with their animals all summer long to get themselves and their animals ready to enter these show rings. And what a show it was! These members could be seen using every available hour washing, clipping, and otherwise beautifying their animals and when these animals entered the ring you could tell that they were looking their very best.

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New Tentative Agreement between School District and CBEA to be considered

The Central Bucks School District Board of School Directors is scheduled to vote at its September 9th regular public meeting on the Tentative Contract Agreement between the Central Bucks Education Association and the Board.

The Board initially was to consider the tentative agreement at its August 26th meeting. However, due to various late summer scheduling conflicts, this important Board action was rescheduled.

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