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Author: Sarah Larson, sarah@furiarubel.com / 215-340-0480

Sponsor: Perkasie Rotary
Release Date: 2/17/17
Two Pennridge High School students recently were named Students of the Month by local community service organization, Perkasie Rotary.  Chad Schaeffer was named Student of the Month for December. The son of Brad and Diane Schaeffer, of East Rockhill Township, Chad is a senior at Pennridge High School, excelling in academics, taking . . .
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Habitat Bucks Seeks Designers for Upcycle Challenge

Saucon Creek Arts Festival Seeks Artists

Pennridge Teens Named Students of the Month by Perkasie Rotary

Habitat Bucks Holds a Wall-Raising for New Home in Morrisville

With Her Own Rescue Dog to Love, Emilie Croggon Pays it Forward!

TRI SCREENING, BENEFITING THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION

15 Years Strong: Clinic Provides $720,853 in Free Dental Care Last Year

Syria Before the Fall - Two Professional Women Recall Their Childhood Homes

My Million Dollar Mom Accepted Into Filmmakers Collaborative

Leather Expressions to Spread Goodwill and Ultimate Comfort this Holiday Season

EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS HONORED AT LOWER BUCKS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S 2016 CHAMPIONS OF COMMERCE AWARDS CEREMONY

The Bucks-Montgomery Chapter of the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) Announces its Inaugural Event, Taste of Bucks-Mont

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates New Home in Morrisville

Special Edition Historic Newtown Holiday Ornaments on Sale November 26

Metropolitan Ballet Company Presents its Annual Family Concert Series Featuring The Rainbow Fish and Sleeping Beauty, Act III PLUS Tea under the Sea, a Fun Tea Party Event

Newly-Preserved Delaware Twp. Parcel Protects Water and Views

Farm Fresh Film Series Continues with Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields

Encounter Ghosts Reported by Residents and Neighbors of the Pearl S. Buck House Halloween Weekend: Take a Ghost Tour!

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Secondary School Level Transition Options and Resource Fair

Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation Distributes New Winter Coats to Montgomery County Children in Need through its Driving Away the Cold Program

Learn About the Effects of Concussions at our BrainSTEPS Group Meeting on October 25, 2016

Route 32 (River Road) to Close Weekdays in Tinicum Township for Base Repairs

Scatter Joy Center Spreads Sunshine Through Art

Abandoned America: Presentation by Photographer Matthew Christopher

Local Company Making A Much Kneaded Change in the Food Industry

Area Executives are Sleeping Out to Help Homeless Kids

League of Women Voters Announces October Programs

A Woman's Place's Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil

A Woman's Place will Paint the Towns Purple this October

Bucks County Intermediate Unit's Art on the Move Program Receives $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Vote for the Sourlands!

Alliance Francaise of Doylestown presents Markets of Provence

Local Actor Develops Theatre Program at The Confucius Institute in China

College Students Furnish Dorms and Apartments At ReStores

Habitat ReStores Offer Training Opportunities for Seniors Through Goodwill Employment Program

Stretched Strings Concert Series Presents Tim Farrell with special guest Claude LaFlamme

Sourland Music Festival

25th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival

Sixteen Students Participate in Foundations Summer Youth Corps

New Performing Arts Center Scheduled to Open in Lambertville, NJ Later this Year

Natural History Walk at Norristown Farm Park

Local Animal Rescue Organization Awarded National Relief Grant

The Riverside Symphonia's Concert Under the Stars

We Are Orlando - Doylestown Vigil

Incredible Insects at Norristown Farm Park

We Are Orlando

SCORE Bucks County Sales and Marketing Workshop

Inaugural Paddle Battle New Hope vs Lambertville Dragon Boat Race

Bus from Newtown to Carry Activists to Pennsylvania's Biggest-Ever Gun Violence Prevention Rally

Villanova Basketball Star to Score Major Points with Second Annual iBALL Pro Combine

Local Philadelphia Organization Donating K9 Dogs Around the Country

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show

The Amazing Race Newtown Edition Only Days Away

Sports Block Party - Neshaminy High School

May in Versailles

Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County Announces the Grand Opening of its Langhorne ReStore

Quakertown Pet Store Converts from Puppy Sales to Adoptions

Allentown Rescue Mission First Annual Gala

Amazing Race

Riverside Symphonia to Hold Spring Concert of Bach Grieg and Haydn

Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser

Eleven Secrets for a Divorce-Proof Marriage

Local Live 2016

Bucks County Farm Summit 2016

Busy Bees and Pollinators Workshop

Free Dental Care to Underserved

BucksMont Squires of Song Guest Night

Le Creuset Cookware Bingo

American Whiskey Comes Home

Comic Books of Conscience

DESIGNER BAG & DAY SPA BINGO

Happy Valen-Tails at Animal Alliance

Winter Weather Safety for Pets

Martin Luther King Day of Service

Aark's Enchanted Evening with Wildlife

Food Donations for our Homeless on Christmas Day

Volunteer Opportunities for Christmas Day

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular

Skip's Candy Corner to Partner with Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs on Dog Treat Fundraiser

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For 16 years The Gutter Guard Kings has been committed to providing the Delaware Valley with unmatched quality in gutter cleaning and gutter guard installation. Our products, Leaf Relief and Champion, are the only 100% effective gutter guard systems that come with a

Located in Sellersville, PA., Bair's Tree and Lawn Service has been providing excellent customer service since 1981. The family-run company services Bucks, Montgomery, Lehigh, Berks and neighboring counties with a customer base of over 15,000, offering tree care, maintenance, stump grinding, management of tree hazards and storm damage, as well as a tailored turf care program which includes lawn fertilization, weed control, seeding & renovation, insect & disease control.

Tyler Park Center for the Arts offers exciting workshops in a variety of artistic mediums for all levels, beginner through advanced, adults and children. All classes, workshops, and a variety of Summer Art Camps are taught by talented and exceptional artists in beautiful Tyler State Park. Experience Wheel Thrown and Hand Built Pottery, Precious Metal Clay, Glass Arts, Fine Art, Photography, Paper Making, and more! Take a stroll in our large scale Outdoor Sculpture Garden, fire pots in our Manabigama Wood Kiln, and attend Crafts in the Meadow, our annual  Juried Invitational Fine Art and Craft Festival this October along with the Mad Hatters Garden Party benefit auction in June.

Heritage Conservancy's mission is to preserve and protect our natural and historic heritage. Based in Doylestown, PA, Heritage Conservancy is committed to being the region?s premier, nationally-accredited conservator. We are a community-based organization dedicated to the preservation and protection of significant open spaces, natural resources, and our historic heritage. A champion of conservation best practices, Heritage Conservancy believes that everyone is responsible for stewardship and seeks to enlighten, engage, and empower others to help achieve this mutual vision.

FS Landscaping Contractors, Inc. specializes in design and building inground swimming pool. We provide service in all phases of pool building from hardscaping & masonry to landscaping,copings, waterfalls, pavilions, outdoor kitchens, fence, storm water management and more. Visit our garden center at Froehlich's Farm in Furlong, PA. PA#003661, NJ#13H05143700.

Buckingham Friends School is a K-8 school located in the heart of Bucks County.  It is a vibrant, diverse learning community that views each child as an individual and concentrates on developing his/her full potential through an emphasis on rights, responsibilities, and respect.  Students are taught in small classes and learn to develop a sense of community and the benefits of working together as a team, all in a safe yet challenging environment. They are encouraged to think deeply, reflect thoughtfully, resolve conflicts peacefully, and play exuberantly.  As a result, BFS students are known for their poise, self-confidence and empathy, and for their abilities to learn, to articulate their thinking and to advocate for themselves and others.

Come join us for a Season of Celtic Music at the Sellersville Theater. Check out our website to see a listing of shows for March, April, and May 2017.

Cooper Pest Solutions specializes in, but do not limit our services to, the control of carpenter ants, carpenter bees, termites, mosquitoes, ants, wasps, yellow jackets, mice, stink bugs, and ticks. Services include customized packages servicing interior and exterior treatments. At Cooper, our dedicated mission is to WOW you, the valued customer. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee, as we are confident that you will be WOWed each and every time you use our service!

The Barn Nature Center offers tours, birthday parties, and events to the Bucks County Community. We offer a setting where children can learn about, pet, play with, and interact with a wide variety of animals, including reptiles, birds, amphibians, mammals, fish, and bugs! Where else can you hold a madagascar hissing cockroach, hand-feed parakeets and cockatiels, take a picture with an 11 ft snake, feed our 100 lb Sulcata Tortoise, or pet rabbits, chinchillas, guinea pigs, or ferrets? We offer something for everybody! We offer daily tours to the public as well as larger events, including, but not limited to: birthday parties, field trips, school trips, Scouts events, etc.  We also have a rock climbing facility on-site that can be added to party packages or booked as a stand-alone event. The rock climbing area has a number of climbs for beginners to more advanced climbs for climbing enthusiasts. With over 30 foot walls, angled and tiered walls, there is something for everyone. We also have a game room, with pool, foosball, air hockey, etc. that can be utilized before or after rock climbing.

Aesop's delightful fables of wit and wisdom, including The Stag at the Pool, The Tortoise and the Hare, The Fox and the Grapes, The Wind and the Sun and The Lion and the Mouse come to life through the large and colorful puppets of nationally acclaimed puppeteer and storyteller Jim West. We also meet Aesop himself, in his Greek toga, with his dog Moral by his side. Other beloved characters, ingeniously created from paper bags, newspaper and cardboard boxes, make their appearance to the enchanting music of Scarlatti, Beethoven, Rossini and Chopin, inspiring the child in all of us. Join us at the Sellersville Theater March 30 through April 1 for Jim West's presentation of Aesop?s Fables.

Strength & Grace Dance Academy is a place where each student is given strength not only to dance, but to become strong, confident individuals. We believe that each dancer can express themselves freely through the art of dance. Dancers will get the attention they deserve to let their own unique personality shine! We offer classes for dancers age 3 to adult. The classes we offer are: Baby Steps with Mommy, Freedom which is our version of creative movement, Combo classes, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Pointe and Barrga! A class for adults which is a fun blend of ballet and yoga! Strength & Grace is a loving, caring environment to let everyone truly shine! We are located at Spotlight Dance Center in Huntingdon Valley.

SDG Design and Construction is a Pennsylvania Licensed and Insured residential contracting company, located in the heart of Bucks County, PA. With over 15 years of experience in the various facets of construction and home improvement, no matter how big or how small the project, our customers can always count on Affordable Pricing, Quality Workmanship, and Excellent Service. As a general contractor with long-standing connections and resources, we do ALL the work by providing a hassle-free, one-stop shop, complete home improvement package for whatever services are needed. These services include home remodeling and renovations, additions, custom carpentry, exterior improvements, and residential repair and maintenance. We service Bucks, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware Counties, and surrounding areas of NJ and DE.

Angel Companions has been serving the Greater Philadelphia area for over 10 years. The Bucks County Office was opened in January of 2015, started by Alex and Ursula Gelleri. Ursula, trained as a physical therapist, brings her experience of being a caregiver for over 13 years. Gina Miller, a CNA for 7 years and Homecare specialist rounds out the team. CNA's and HHA's, fully insured and well trained are available for hourly, overnight or live-in situations. Our areas of coverage are all of Bucks county, Eastern Montgomery County and parts of the North East Philly.

BucksCountyAlive.com is the perfect venue for special event advertising! Many of our visitors come to BucksCountyAlive to find out what's happening and we would like to let them know about your special event. BucksCountyAlive will provide you with a complete advertising package, which includes a banner ad on all of our 45 websites and in our weekly events notice. Our program is designed to continuously advertise your event for one full month.



Doylestown Escape Room is the borough's first immersive mystery & adventure game. Behind the escape room door, with just 60 minutes to work, your group will rush to solve unique riddles, puzzles and mind tricks. Imagine a dark isolated alley; a harrowing rescue and narrow escape; a mind twisting, 60 minute quest for clues. Do you have what it take to save your friend and escape from Dead End Alley, before it's too late? In the escape room, creativity, teamwork and resourcefulness are the keys to freedom!

As the only Eastern Wellness Center in the Bucks-Mont area, Ground Luminosity offers acupuncture, eastern style massage (Shiatsu and Tui na), exercise classes (yoga, tai chi, chi gung), and plant based nutritional counseling. The bodywork therapies at Ground Luminosity stem from the Oriental Medical Theory that all illnesses of the mind and body, with their respective symptoms, are related to an underlying imbalance in an individual?s energy system. By employing massage and manipulation techniques each therapy seeks to establish a harmonious flow of Qi (energy) through the system, allowing for the body to heal itself naturally.

Friends Life Care offers a unique, affordable alternative or supplement to long-term care insurance and continuing care retirement communities. It is the oldest and largest program of its kind in the nation that offers customizable and flexible plans designed to protect your savings and stay independent in your home as you age. Membership is open to people between the ages 40 and 81 who are in reasonably good health. You pay into the plan on a regular schedule and when you need assistance, all it takes is a phone call. Your own personal care coordinator arranges, supervises and monitors all the services you need, including home care, personal care services, grocery shopping and more. Unlike long-term care insurance, there are no claim forms to file or reimbursements to wait for. Plan membership also includes optional participation in Friends Life Care's VigR? program. VigR features expert-led workshops and other activities to help participants optimize and extend their health and longevity.

Ana Maria Jones is a licensed Realtor based at Robert G. Gavin Realtors, serving Bucks County, PA. For Ana, it?s never about simply buying or selling homes. With her knowledge and strong relationships, Ana aims to help you relocate. She wants to get you comfortably and conveniently from point A to point B. To do that, she draws upon years of experience and relationships with other companies, such as those offering moving and storage. In fact, when you buy and sell a home with Ana, she gives you moving and storage services as a housewarming gift! If you only do one or the other, Ana is happy to offer you these services at a discount.

New Hope Window Cleaning Service, Inc. is a family owned company providing the Delaware Valley with residential and commercial window cleaning since 1979. We are bonded and insured using only ecofriendly products.  We also offer gutter cleaning. And, since 2001, we have been installing Leaf Relief gutter guard protection that really works! Get a Free final gutter cleaning with Leaf Relief installation. We are a proud member of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce.

Rambling Pines, the area's premier day camp, boasts extensive indoor and outdoor facilities, mature, experienced staff and a program second to none. We include aquatics, sports, electives, creative and performing arts. Family owned and operated since 1976. Door-to-door transportation and lunch are included in your tuition. Fun, Safe, Awesome! Come to one of our Open Houses or contact us for a camp tour. Let us show you around.

For over 25 years, the paving experts at Boswell Brothers Paving have increased the value and beauty to residences and businesses in Bucks, Montgomery and Lehigh counties. We are the people to call when your driveway needs to be repaved or your building's parking lot needs striping or crack repair. With our knowledge and experience, you can expect incredible results in paving, asphalt, and sealcoat services. We are equipped do court services, asphalt grading, paving designs, retaining walls, and more. Some of our project specialties include basketball courts, tennis courts, private roads, and parking lots. If you just need regular maintenance, we can provide that too! This includes asphalt overlay, replacement, patching up holes, re-raking, and smoothing out damaged areas. Boswell Brother's Paving specializes in all forms of paving and can help you with just about any project. Give us a call today!

Camp Conrad Weiser is a Summer Overnight Camp on 600 mountain top acres in Berks County, Pennsylvania.  While we offer a variety of session lengths, most campers come for 2 or 4 week sessions.  We are a coed program for campers 7-16 years old. Traditional camp programs including horseback riding, swimming, boating, athletics, target sports, mountain biking, creative arts, nature, adventure & teen leadership.  We also offer a variety of specialty theme camps, adventure trips and international trips.  Fees starting at $500 per week.  We can't wait to see you on the mountain!

Escape to our romantic bed and breakfast along the Delaware River near the wineries, shopping and dining of New Hope, PA & Lambertville, NJ. Our charming inn features private cottages and luxurious suites with Jacuzzis, fireplaces, and fluffy robes. Every stay at our award winning inn includes a complimentary gourmet breakfast and our delicious afternoon sweets. Come relax your cares away and discover a simpler way of life.

Children's Choice offers specialized foster care, kinship, and adoption services.  In addition, we have excellent programs for parent engagement and education as well as visitation in warm and welcoming settings. Children's Choice, Inc. serves as a bridge for individuals who are in need of the re-integrative process of family living. Intensive individualized supportive services are provided to empower clients in achieving their highest potential. As a response to changing needs in families and society, Children's Choice, Inc. seeks to be an agent of positive change with those we serve throughout Bucks County, Montgomery County, Delaware County, and Chester County, as well as Philadelphia. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, or would like to know more about adoption, please contact us at 610-521-6270 today!

Your Time, Your Home, Your Lifestyle, Your Way! A recent Time Use Survey showed that Americans spend on average 20 hours or more per week on housekeeping & entertaining. What if we could show you a way to have freedom from all of those tedious tasks that are robbing you of hours of time & energy? If you are too busy, too tired, or too smart to spend your free time doing time-consuming household chores, then we are the ones to call! Armed with a select team of bonded and insured, non-smoking, housekeeping & hospitality professionals with more than 20 years of experience; a full range of Home & Hospitality service plans to fit every need, and a 5 Star Quality guarantee, Eclectic Domestics is ready to help you manage, maintain & reclaim your time, your home, and your lifestyle. From cleaning & laundry, grocery shopping & meal prep, organizing & holiday decorating, to party staffing & more, no job is too small. We will design the perfect service plan for you. Contact us today to learn more about our premium & customized service packages.

If you like freshness, you'll love The Market at DelVal. It's a locovore's dream! Find fresh grown produce, locally made Rose Bank Wines, freshly prepared meals by  JustFood, delectable desserts by Confection Perfection, locally produced organic meats, hormone-free milk in glass bottles, gourmet cheeses and crackers, Uncle Dave's Homemade Ice Cream, and our full-service Deli all under one roof. Come on in and enjoy all we have to offer! The Market at DelVal also offers a full line of premium nursery stock, all sizes of B&B and container trees and shrubs. We have a great variety of classic shrubs and trees, annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, soil, mulch, stone, and garden tools, as well as expert staff with the time to help you find the perfect plants for your landscape. We also carry Christmas trees, wreaths, greens, poinsettias and many seasonal items.

The Bridges at Warwick offers activity, friendship, support convenience and value for seniors. Residents enjoy a sense of purpose and contentment, along with fun, personalized care and a focus on total well-being. Our supportive, engaging lifestyle is designed to enhance self-esteem by helping residents stay as independent as possible for as long as possible, no matter what their current abilities may be. We provide just the right amount of assistance along with life-enriching programs, services and amenities. The Vista offers individualized care designed to meet the changing needs of those with memory loss. We foster a lifestyle centered on total wellness for the body, mind and spirit. With comprehensive nursing care, a culinary team focused on specific dietary needs, wellness programs in partnership with Fox Rehabilitation and a wide variety of daily personalized activities designed to promote socialization, we offer everything residents need to live well.

The Comedy Cabaret in Doylestown Features live stand-up comedy shows and Special events Like Dr. Scarpati's Comedy Hypnosis shows and Self-hypnosis and medatation Seminars!  The Comedy Cabaret has been making people laugh for over 25 years!  Jay Leno, Kevin James, Ray Romano played here early in their careers. You see tomorrow's comedy stars today at Comedy Cabaret.  Other locations include Casa Carollo Restaurant in Marlton NJ, the Ramada Northeast in Philadelphia, and Murphy's in Levittown

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