The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently announced recipients for its 2013-2014 grants. Led by a group of dedicated volunteer board members, the foundation gives out annual grants with the goal of improving education quality within the Neshaminy School District. This year, the foundation gave out $13,793 worth of grants ranging from $180 to $2500, in support of 14 projects at eight schools throughout the district.
Samantha Roberts and Jasmin Tharakan, both of Feasterville, (seated left and right) share a congratulatory moment after being awarded $1,200 college scholarships from the Feasterville Business Association. Sharing the moment (back row, from left) are, Rose McMenamin, president of the FBA and scholarship committee co-chairperson, Linda Pupkiewicz, corresponding secretary and scholarship committee co-chair, Mike Wielehowski, golf committee chair and scholarship committee member, Charles Roman, a committee member, and Ed Shannon, a member of the FBA executive board and Lower Southampton Township supervisor.
Keith Wesley (center), chairman of the Lower Southampton Township Board of Supervisors receives a framed, signed and numbered print from an original pen and ink drawing of the 110-acre historic Playwicki Farm marking the 20th anniversary of the acquisition of the farm by Lower Southampton Township.
Dreaming about becoming a video game designer? Wishing you had a place to record all the song ideas in your head? Want to organize your family photos into a digital scrapbook? Come to the library! Four branches of the Bucks County Free Library now have an exciting new offering for teens, children, and other members of the public: Creativity Station labs.
by Leslie Shortridge
A rainy start didn’t dampen the spirits of the nearly 2000 people participating in Bucks Jam 14, which was held Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th at the Middletown Grange fairgrounds in Wrightstown.
On May 1st, staff, directors, and supporters gathered at New Hope Winery to honor nine individuals receiving a 2014 BARC Developmental Services Community Award.
by June Portnoy
Students from Neshaminy High School’s Nature Club won first place in the Bucks County Conservation District’s (BCCD) annual Envirothon, held Friday, April 25th at Peace Valley Park in Doylestown.