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Author: Justine Bowers
Release Date: 3/18/15
The Plant a Seed Inspire a Dream Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit charity with the sole purpose of helping children from low-income households to pursue their dreams and passions. The foundation was started by Gene and Michele Rice, parents of four, who raised their family in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Each of their four children had a . . .
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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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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!

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!



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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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



As a property owner and community member, your needs for a property management company that has genuine skills, service and expertise is critical. AMCC places the highest priority on accountability, accessibility and service. We perform weekly visual inspections of our properties, detecting potential problems before they become real problems. Our hands-on management reduces the burden on the board for the daily operations and maintenance of your community. A primary objective of AMCC is to relieve the board of the burdens of day-to-day operations and administration of property management and empower them as decision makers. We believe in common sense solutions to property management, providing clients with services tailored to meet their needs, rather than a blanket approach for every community. Our clients love us, and you will too! As a property owner and community member, your needs for a property management company that has genuine skills, service and expertise is critical. AMCC places the highest priority on accountability, accessibility and service. We perform weekly visual inspections of our properties, detecting potential problems before they become real problems. Our hands-on management reduces the burden on the board for the daily operations and maintenance of your community. A primary objective of AMCC is to relieve the board of the burdens of day-to-day operations and administration of property management and empower them as decision makers. We believe in common sense solutions to property management, providing clients with services tailored to meet their needs, rather than a blanket approach for every community. Our clients love us, and you will too!

The IMPACT Project, Inc. is a private children and youth agency established in 1991. IMPACT provides foster care services for Pennsylvania clients from birth to age 20. Foster parents receive a wide array of training & support services provided by professional staff. IMPACT has had the honor of being the only foster care agency in Pennsylvania to have won the prestigious Program of the Year award from Pennsylvania?s Juvenile Court Judges? Commission for both our foster care programming as well as our community based programs. Please join us in our pursuit to help children in need, become a foster parent today!

If you can dream it, you can be it! For 28 years, our Dance, Music and Theatre School has been offering classes for children and adults. We have three locations (Harleysville, Worcester and Eagleville), each with a small theater and retail store. Our classes include: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Pointe Lessons, Tots Classes, Piano, Voice, Guitar, Saxophone, Flute, Trumpet, Violin, Musical Theatre, Broadway, Acting, and more. In addition to classes, we sponsor Productions, Teams, Performances and Competitions.

Frank Harrison Asphalt Paving is a full-service asphalt paving company that has been serving residential, commercial, and municipal customers across Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas (NJ, NY) for 60 years. If you need your driveway or parking lot needs paving, resurfacing, line striping, or asphalt sealcoating, look no further than Frank Harrison Paving. With our state of the art equipment, we deliver affordable long-lasting asphalt or tar & chip paving results that look great!  Our long list of satisfied clients is a testament to our commitment of quality results done on time and on budget. Contact us today for a free on-site estimate!

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