Legion Auxiliary collecting items for homeless veterans

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #148 Langhorne will be walking just ahead of the parade on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th, collecting personal care items, snacks and distributing Poppies for donations. The poppy was adopted by the American Legion Auxiliary as their official memorial flower in 1921 to symbolize the sacrifice that our brave men and women have made for our freedom.

One-hundred percent of the poppy monies donated will go directly into programs for our hospitalized and disabled veterans. They will be using much of the donations locally in the Delaware Valley VA center and for disabled veterans and their families that are in need in our own community.

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ShadyBrook Rotary honors ‘Student of the Month’

At their meeting on March 16th, the Rotary Club of ShadyBrook honored their “Student of the Month,” Dorianna Manzo (left), an eighth-grade attendee at Maple Point Middle School.

Pictured with Dorianna is ShadyBrook Rotary Club President Alan Agree.

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Middletown Seniors’ bus trips

The Middletown Senior Citizen’s Association offers a travel program for all ages. Buses depart from Middletown Senior Citizen’s Association, 2142 Trenton Road, Levittown. Make checks payable to M.S.C.A. and mail to above address.

Include traveler’s name, phone number, address, and partners. Call for further details at 215-945-5345 or 215-945-2920.

*Wednesday, September 14: TOUR TWO DUPONT PROPERTIES – Hagley Museum and Nemours Mansion & Gardens. Includes two guided tours and deluxe sandwich luncheon. Cost $95. Leave 9:30am, return 7:30pm.

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Langhorne Rotary News

Mackenzie Mason, a senior at Neshaminy High School, was the Langhorne Rotary Club Student of the Month for March. On March 17th she was introduced to the club by Robert Mueller, Assistant Principal at the high school.

Mackenzie is a member if the National Honor Society, the French Honor Society and the Business Honor Society. She is also the business editor of the Playwickian school newspaper, and is involved in a number of dance activities, including performing at Sesame Place. She plans to become an elementary school teacher.

The next major Langhorne Rotary event is the Langhorne Pet and Family show on Saturday, May 14th at the Mayor’s Playground in Langhorne.

PHOTO CAP: Mackenzie Mason, Langhorne Rotary’s Student of the Month for March 2016.

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Scenes from the Neshaminy STEAM Expo

Neshaminy School District held it’s second annual district-wide STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, and Math) Expo at the high school on April 7th.

  1. Maria and Julianna Exner created foam monsters.
  1. Logan Collins coded a videogame with the Scratch programming language.
  1. Avery Boorse, Evan Bower, and Cameron Krauss with vehicles they created.
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St. Mary Health celebrating Grand Opening at New Falls Road location

St. Mary Health is marking the opening of a new facility at 4595 New Falls Road in Levittown, with a Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, May 14th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Come join them as they open the doors to this new walk-in clinic, which will be open seven days a week with nighttime and evening hours. Bring the family and meet their physicians.

Take part in health screenings, giveaways, refreshments, face painting and tours of the new facility.

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“Bryn Athyn Bounty Farm Market” to be featured program Trevose Horticultural Society meeting

“Bryn Athyn Bounty Farm Market” will be the featured program at the monthly meeting of the Trevose Horticultural Society on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 7:00PM at the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA.

Head gardener for the Bryn Athyn Cathedral for 22 years, Danielle Odhner currently designs, installs, and maintains the ornamental gardens in the Bryn Athyn Historic district. Together with her husband, Erik, she is part of an educational farm foundation which is dedicated to provide programs that focus on outdoor, hands on farm and garden learning.

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Life Speakers Series continues at Middletown Meetinghouse

Middletown Friends Meeting monthly series of speakers on the subject of “Improving Your Life” continues on Sunday, May 22nd at 1215pm with Paul Scutt and Eileen Smyth of Bucks Learning Cooperative, neighbors to the Middletown Quaker meetinghouse. Paul and Eileen will talk about the philosophy of education that guides their work and the practical consequences for teenagers who leave traditional high school to pursue a more self-directed education with the Cooperative.

The program begins with light refreshments and lasts approximately one hour. These events are free, open to the public and you are welcome to worship at 11:00am.

The Middletown Friends Meetinghouse is located at 453 W. Maple Avenue, Langhorne. E-mail langhorneclerk@gmail.com for more information.

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St. Mary Medical Center recognizes National Donate Life Month

Every day, 21 people in America die waiting for a life-saving organ transplant.  St. Mary Medical Center has joined the Gift of Life Donor Program to inspire hope, advocacy and passion for National Donate Life Month.

“The number of people in need of transplants far exceeds the number of organs, tissues and corneas that are donated, and at Gift of Life, we’re passionate about educating people on the need to become an organ, tissue and cornea donor,” said Howard M. Nathan, President and CEO of the Gift of Life Donor Program.

“As a health system, we are uniquely positioned to not only tend to patients’ health, but to inspire community wellness in all aspects of life,” said Dan Moen, Interim President and CEO at St. Mary.

Individuals are encouraged to talk with family members and friends about donor registration. Each organ, tissue and cornea donor can help up to 50 people. To sign up, visit donors1.org online.

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Tucker Chiropractic Center hosting free workshop

The Tucker Chiropractic and Wellness Center, now located at 402 Middletown Boulevard, Suite 210 in Langhorne, will host a free trigger point workshop on Tuesday, May 3rd at 7:00pm.

Attendees will learn how to apply these techniques at home.   According to Dr. Tucker, the trigger point technique is great for achy joints and muscles. A light dinner will be provided. Guests should call 215-750-8006 to register for space and dinner.

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