Budding authors/illustrators in grades one to 12 are being invited to submit their original works in the Southampton Free Library’s Annual Book Contest, it was recently announced by Lora Terifay, children’s librarian and contest coordinator.
“All area students enrolled in the lower and upper grades are invited to submit original books and illustrations, fiction or non-fiction, which must be completed without parental assistance,” explains Lora. “Books may be of any length and first, second and third place winners will be selected from each grade.” Winners will be selected by a committee of independent judges.
Registration for the Lower Southampton Township 2015 Summer Day Camps is now being accepted, it was recently announced by Parks and Recreation Director Matt Gilbert.
YWCA Bucks County is a nonprofit organization serving underserved and disadvantaged women, children, and families in the County since 1954. The YWCA offers a wide array of programs and services to support those less fortunate directly in their own neighborhoods. Community outreach focuses on three areas: YWCA Youth Services, YWCA Family Centers and YWCA Self-Sufficiency Programs.
Wet Nose Rescue works to help those who are unable to speak for themselves. Their goal is to help abandoned dogs find good loving homes. These are dogs and puppies that would otherwise most certainly be euthanized or subject to a life in extremely poor conditions, unloved and neglected.
The Veterans Advisory Council (VAC) is a single-point Veteran information and advice resource for Lower Southampton residents and Veterans, Municipal Agencies, and the Board of Supervisors. The VAC either has the information, or access to information needed by these entities.
What started with 10 musicians in a local firehouse has turned into 64 years of quality music and entertainment for the people of Bucks County. In 1950, local musicians Alfred B. Mann and James McLean gathered 10 colleagues together at the Feasterville Fire Station on Irving Avenue and formed what would in time be one of the county’s most well known musical ensembles, The Tri-County Band.
The Trevose Horticultural Society (THS) is celebrating 92 years as a presence in the Bucks County area and surrounding communities. THS is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC) and the Garden Club Federation of PA (GCFP).
Sunshine Foundation, located in Feasterville, is the original wish granting organization, answering the dreams of chronically ill, physically challenged and abused children ages three to 18, whose families cannot fulfill their requests due to the financial strain that the child’s illness may cause.