BCFA announces final Summer Farm Evening for 2014

The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and the Bucks County chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local® present the final event in a series of farm evenings that introduce consumers to the local small-scale producers who put the freshest foods onto our tables via direct sales, community-supported agriculture operations (CSAs), farmers’ markets, farm stands and other venues.

On Wednesday, August 6, BCFA members, Bucks BFBL partners and all interested individuals and families are invited to Anchor Run Farm CSA for a potluck meal and tour.

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Patriot FC U9 Girls are soccer champs!

Patriot FC U9 Girls were soccer champions in their bracket at last month’s March Into Cups Tournament in Buckingham.

Pictured, bottom row from left, Samantha Baram, Julia Puckett, Jessica Phillips, Chelsea Bennett, Emily Baram, and Katie Cressman; top row, Makenzie Van Arsdale, Maura Ott, Jenna French, Mina Tenzer, Kate Thomson, Ashley Smith, Grace Dickinson, and Ella McCarthy.

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Newtown Arts Company celebrates 50th anniversary of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Newtown Arts Company celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Fiddler on the Roof” (book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Block, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick) with its production of this well-known musical at the Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, on: Thursday, August 7th at 7:30pm; Friday, August 8th at 8:00pm; Saturday, August 9th at 8:00pm; Sunday, August 10th, at 3:00pm; Tuesday, August 12th at 7:30pm; and Wednesday, August 13th at 7:30pm.

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Chandler Hall Golf Classic

Chandler Hall’s 15th Annual Golf Classic, held at Trenton Country Club, was a tremendous success as sponsors and golfers came together to raise over $35,000 for Chandler Hall’s Hospice Program and Elder Services.

Sunny skies, combined with the complimentary Caddy Daddy bags that golfers received, a delicious outdoor lunch, and an elegant dinner with a view of the course, all helped to create a memorable day for all in attendance. Guest speaker Merrill Reese regaled guests with his insights into the world of sports. Guests enjoyed two auctions, one live and one silent, with a broad assortment of items up for bid, including golf equipment, baseball tickets, foursomes at special clubs, fine art, and a trip to Harrisburg featuring a tour with Representative Steve Santarsiero.

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Brittney Welde honored by Greater Newtown Exchange Club

The Greater Newtown Exchange Club (GNEC) honored Council Rock North High School student Brittney Welde at the Club’s May 22nd meeting with GNEC’s coveted Student of the Month (SOM) Award. Brittney stood with her mother, Michelle, as the award was presented by GNEC’s Linda Jensen and Club President Scott Harp.

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Patriots FC U14 boys win fourth EPYSA State Cup

The Patriot FC U-14 boys won an unprecedented fourth Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association State Cup Championship title last month in West Chester, PA. Congratulations to players, coaches, and families! The team now advances to the Regional Championships in Rhode Island in late June.

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Broadmeadows Farm now accepting enrollment for summer programs

Enrollment is now being accepted for summer programs at Broadmeadows Farm, an 88-acre horse farm nestled in the Yardley-Newtown area.

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Makefield Highlands Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Spirit Golf Management announces the 10 Year Anniversary of Makefield Highlands Golf Club. The celebration begins Friday July 18th at 7pm with local Yardley band Infinite Bandwidth rocking the Highlands Grille with hits from the 80’s, 90’s and now. Saturday July 19th will have the 10th Anniversary 6 inch cup Peoria event with two shotgun starts (8:00am & 1:00pm). Your entry fee of $99 includes golf, range balls, cart, a BBQ lunch, and a 10th Anniversary golf shirt from Antiqua and prizes for flight winners.

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Newtown Antique & Classic Auto Show is July 20th

The annual Newtown Business Association Antique & Classic Auto Show will be held on Sunday, July 20th from 10:00am to 3:00pm on historic State Street, and will feature over 150 cars in all makes and models from 1900 to 1989. In order to have the judging completed more quickly and impartially, trained judges who will score each car according to a uniform set of guidelines, will be used this year.

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Joely House and Jason Miller receive Foundations scholarships

Foundations Community Partnership awarded $1000 scholarships to two Council Rock High School seniors through its annual Partnership in Education program this month. Joely House (CR North) and Jason Miller (CR South) are the honored recipients.

Joely will be attending Emory University in the fall, and Jason will be moving on to West Chester University.

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