Holiday Party and Awards/Grants Presentation
EVENT: FEASTERVILLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION PRESENTED $23,500 IN
COMMUNITY GRANTS TO CHARITABLE AND COMMUNAL ORGANIZATIONS AND
OTHER COMMINITY-BASED ENDEAVORS AT THEIR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY
PLACE: Twinning Hall (4900 East Street Road, Trevose, PA)
DATE: Wednesday, December 1
DETAILS: Officers and members of the Feasterville Business Association got
into the holiday spirit of giving when they joined together at their annual holiday
party to provide $23,500 in grants to numerous communal and charitable
organizations and other community-based endeavors. The money was raised
from the proceeds of the professional business association’s 30 th Charity Golf
Outing which was held last July at Spring Mill Country Club in Ivyland , PA. Since
its inception, the event has raised more than $300,000 for area causes.
The money used this year to fund college scholarships for high
school seniors, the association’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, holiday food baskets for
needy families and a host of community based non-profit organizations. Included
are the Special Equestrians, A Woman’s Place, Legacy of Life, YWCA of Bucks
County, Lower Southampton Veterans Advisory Council, Throw Away Dogs,
Friends of the Lower Southampton Library, Neshaminy Activities Center, Council
of SEPA Alcohol and Drugs, Playwicki Farm Foundation, Lower Southampton
Athletic Association, Philadelphia Flyers Charities, the Sunshine Foundation, Bucks
County Hero Scholarship Fund, and Youth Orchestra of Bucks County. The
donations will be awarded by Fran Mishinkash, president of the FBA, Dennis
Markowitz, FBA treasurer and Ed Shannon, golf outing chairperson.
Now marking its 72 nd anniversary year, the mission of the FBA is to
encourage growth and progress for the betterment of the community. You can
reach the Feasterville Business Association on the web at
COVERAGE CORDIALLY INVITED.
For Further Media Information: Stu Coren, ROSEN COREN AGENCY, 215-741-2003
The Feasterville Business Association presented $14,500 in grants to Bucks County community and service organizations and also ear marked funds for college scholarships, holiday gift baskets for needy families and its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The awards were made by FBA President Rick Tyrrell from proceeds from the organization’s annual charity golf outing during a Lower Southampton Township Board of Supervisors meeting held at the township administration building in Feasterville, PA. Presenting was Linda Peters, secretary/treasurer of the Friends of the Lower Southampton Township Library, William F. Wiegman, Jr., president of the Council of SEPA On Alcohol And Drug Dependence, Rose McMenamin, vice president of the Playwicki Farm Foundation, Kate Sample, president of the Sunshine Foundation, Kathleen Curtin, associate director of Libertae, Linda Pupkiewicz, chairperson of the FBA Easter Egg Hunt, Peter Brown, executive director of the Lehigh Valley-Bucks County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Marge Biemuller, a volunteer at the Neshaminy Activity Center, Karen Madotto, immediate past president of the FBA accepting the grant for holiday gift baskets and scholarships, Dean Bryson, director of soccer for the Lower Southampton Athletic Association, Mandy Mundy, senior director of programs and services for the Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA), Mary-Jo May, development director for Special Equestrians, Dan Maggiani, prime sponsor of the charity golf outing and Ed Shannon, golf outing chairperson. Also receiving grants but absent from photo were Sean/Me and A Women’s Place. Now in its 69th anniversary year, the mission of the FBA is to encourage growth and progress for the betterment of the community.