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Bucks County Heroes Scholarship Fund holding fundraising Gala

The Bucks County Heroes Scholarship Fund, a recognized charitable organization by the I.R.S. under code 501 (c)3 for the purpose of providing full four-year scholarships for the post-high school education to the children of police officers, firefighters, corrections officers, rescue squad, and emergency service personnel who are killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty, is holding its Gala to celebrate 30 years of scholarships and meeting their one million dollar goal.

The event is being held on Wednesday, May 12th, from 5:30 to 9:30pm at the Spring Mill Manor, located at 171 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland.

Event tickets are $100 each or can be included in event sponsorship levels. The event will feature an open bar, dinner, short program, music provided by a DJ, and a silent auction. All attendees will receive a special gift in recognition of their support. They will also make every effort to broadcast the Gala via Zoom for those who can not attend. This event is following all COVID-19 guidelines as laid out by the Bucks County Department of Health.

Full event registration flyer can be accessed by visiting http://buckscountyheroes.com/content/files/2021/Gala%20Flyer.pdf.

If you have any questions or concerns please call 215.340.8410 or e-mail policetraining@buckscounty.org.

The Bucks County Heroes Scholarship Fund was established in May 1990 under the auspices of the County of Bucks and endorsed by the County Commissioners. The general policy of the Fund is to grant scholarships of ‘last resort’. Recipients must avail themselves of all scholarship funds for which they may qualify before they apply to the Fund.

To the extent of monies available, the Funds’ general policy is to grant full scholarship to each qualified child of a policeman, fireman, rescue squad, corrections officer or emergency service personnel killed in the line of duty.

Full or partial scholarships may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Scholarship Award Committee, be granted to each qualified child of policemen, firemen, rescue squad, corrections officer or emergency service personnel who become permanently disabled in the line of duty.

All scholarships are granted subject to the availability of sufficient funds for such purpose and in the sole and absolute discretion of the Scholarship Award Committee. The Fund strictly reserves the right to modify or discontinue scholarships for children of the personnel permanently disabled in the line of duty if such funds are needed to provide for the children of those personnel killed in the line of duty.

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