United Way to host ‘decadent’ fundraiser Sat night

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  Chocolate, wine, craft beer & renowned architecture make for a spectacular evening 60 Bragg Hill POCOPSON – The United Way of Southern Chester County invites the community to an extraordinary evening this Saturday, April 25th, from 6:30-9:30 PM. The evening will celebrate the divinely decadent world of chocolate at the architectural masterpiece 60 Bragg Hill, designed by Mathew...

Open House at First State Ballet, Feb. 14

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WILIMINGTON — First State Ballet Theatre’s studio will hold an free open house on Feb. 14 for prospective students. The open house is at First State Ballet Theatre studios, Baby Grand, floor 3R, 818 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 on Feb. 14 from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.  Parents and students can observe classes from tot to professional, meet instructors and see a demonstration by...

Brumbaugh Wealth Management named small business of the year

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Kimberly Brumbaugh and Andrew Storti of Brumbaugh Wealth Management display their award for Small Business of The Year from the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry. EXTON — The Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry awarded Brumbaugh Wealth Management with their prestigious Small Business of the Year Award.  The award was presented to Founder and Chief Executive Officer,...

TCHS Open House, Jan. 28

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TCHS provides students with authentic learning experiences in their chosen fields of study. This fall, culinary arts students worked with Penn London Elementary School for a special field trip opportunity. PENN — Aspiring chefs, cosmetologists, nurses and engineers, among others, are encouraged to explore career and technical opportunities at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pennock’s...

Free wild bird seminar at Brandywine Ace, Feb. 3

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Brandywine Ace, Pet & Farm maintains a complete wild bird department with manager Lauren Bohnert available to help with any customer questions. POCOPSON — Many Chester County residents enjoy seeing wild birds in their yards.  The colder months are a great opportunity to entice our feathered friends by supplying them easy access to food and water. Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm, 1150 Pocopson...

Summer Adventures Camp and Activities Fair, Jan. 15

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The 2015 Summer Adventures Camp and Activities Fair set for January 15 will provide attendees with the opportunity to explore camps, activities and local vendors and decide what will make for a fantastic summer. Pictured here, are attendees of last year’s fair. DOWNINGTOWN — Jump start your summer planning on Thursday, Jan. 15 with a night of food and fun at the Chester County Summer Adventures...

YMCA to hold open houses, Jan. 18

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Come to the Y for an afternoon of family fun and games! On Sunday, January 18, branches of the recently merged YMCA of Greater Brandywine will be free and open to the public from noon until 3:00 p.m.   Use the opportunity to swim in the pool, play games, work out, and check out everything the Y has to offer. Non-members can enter a drawing to receive a free three-month membership – one will...

Longwood, partners announce 2nd Community Read

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In its second year, the Longwood Garden’s sponsored Community Read expands to two books, one for adults and another for kids: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Kimmerer, explores the human relationship to the natural world. New this year is the addition of a children’s title, The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. EAST MARLBOROUGH...

Murphy named to new lab post at New Bolton

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Dr. Lisa Murphy EAST MARLBOROUGH – Lisa Murphy, VMD, DABT, is the new Resident Director of the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS) at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center, effective immediately. Sherrill Davison, VMD, MS, MBA, ACPV, will now serve as Penn Vet’s Agriculture Spokesperson. “We look forward to Dr. Murphy’s leadership at PADLS as she takes the reins from Dr. Davison,...

Kennett Chocolate Fest slated for Feb. 8

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KENNETT SQUARE — Do you love to bake or simply love chocolate? Plan to celebrate “all things chocolate” at the Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival on Sunday, Feb. 8 at Kennett High School between 1 – 4 p.m. Professionals, amateurs and students will vie for ribbons when their creations are judged. Last year, despite power outages and snow, over 200 entries were judged and available for the...