Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre awards scholarships

The Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre has a rich history of staging local performers in a musical production each year. In April of this year dozens of area thespians staged the classic Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” to rave reviews. The proceeds of the group’s musical productions fund an annual scholarship grant program.

Over the past 58 years NVMT has awarded $137,500 in scholarships to talented local graduating seniors who plan to pursue their education in the fine or performing arts. This year’s crop of scholarship winners is exceptional and will share $7500 in assistance towards their future education. Each of these students is an outstanding example of the excellent music and performance groups at the Neshaminy High School:

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Playwicki Farm Foundation seeking ‘Friends’

The Playwicki Farm Foundation, which is responsible for the repair, replacement, maintenance and preservation of the historic 110-acre Playwicki Farm, located at 2250 Bridgetown Pike in Feasterville, is looking for people to become Friends of the Playwicki Farm.

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Toe Tappers celebrate Flag Day with vets

The Toe Tappers of Bucks County performed at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home in Philadelphia on June 13th, a special Flag Day performance in celebration of the honored vets who served our country. In front of a crowd that filled the venue, the Tappers danced to Broadway show tunes, favorite nostalgic songs, and several contemporary selections. The dances were interspersed with comedy routines that brought smiles and laughter.

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Business Taxes Due by September 1, 2014

The Neshaminy School District and the municipalities of Langhorne Borough, Penndel Borough, Lower Southampton Township and Middletown Township, wish to inform all business located within the Neshaminy School District that they are required to file a Mercantile Tax return and a Business Privilege Tax return by September 1 of each year.

Questions concerning this matter should be directed to Berkheimer Associates at 800-360-7214 or 610-363-7214.

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Girl Scouts sew gift bags

On May 18th Girl Scouts from Rock United Service Unit held an event to support My New Red Shoes, a California-based organization, which helps homeless children feel confident on the first day of school by giving them a new pair of shoes and a gift card to purchase clothing. The Girl Scouts sewed 78 gift bags and made 73 “Happy First Day of School” cards to be enclosed with the gifts. Founded in 2006, My New Red Shoes has helped more than 21,000 children in California’s Bay Area since its inception. Their website is www.mynewredshoes.org.

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THS Annual Flower Show slated for August 22nd-23rd

The Trevose Horticultural Society will stage their annual standard flower show “Wild Things!” on Friday, August 22nd from 4:00 to 8:00pm and Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00am to 5:00pm at their new location at St. Ephrem Catholic Church, 5400 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem.

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Scenes from the Volunteer Fire Fighter Centennial Celebration

  1. Ethan and Nolan Riley of Churchville in the cab of a fire truck.
  1. Andrew Szymborski, Liam Burns, and Aiden Hydock, all of Ivyland, at the football toss game.
  1. Northampton firefighters Mark Zabielski, Kyle Zabielski, and George Croak in front of a truck.
  1. Janine and Michael Wass check out the inside of a fire truck.
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THS monthly meeting is August 11th

“Bee Keeping” will be the featured program at the monthly meeting of the Trevose Horticultural Society on Monday, August 11th at 7:00pm at their new meeting location, Saint Katherine Drexel Mission Center, 1663 Bristol Pike, Bensalem.

Guest speaker, Danielle Odhner of Bryn Athyn, will focus on the important benefits of bees, especially their major role as agricultural pollinators. She will also explore the myths and facts of the current environmental issues negatively affecting bee populations. Honey will be available for purchase.

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Foundations Summer Youth Corps celebrates seventh year

Sixteen college students from Bucks County have been chosen to participate in Foundations Community Partnership’s 2014 Summer Youth Corps, which offers paid student internships at local non-profit human service agencies in Bucks County serving children, youth and families. The program offers students the ability to gain practical experience while helping to effect positive change in the community working at non-profit human service agencies.

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Help your child to persevere as they try new things

submitted by Solomon Brenner, Action Karate

You can’t expect your child to be good at something the first time they do it, nor can they be made to expect that of themselves. You can’t wait for success to fall into your lap. You have to earn tomorrow’s success today.

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