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IP WORKS LAW
P.O. BOX 818, DOYLESTOWN
Phone: 1.855.IPWORKS     Website
PROTECT YOUR IDEAS FROM ONLINE COMPETITION: Coffee with Catherine
Who is looking at your work online? Who wants to profit off your online content by making it their own? It's easy to get your ideas, products, and services out to a wide range of individuals by taking advantage of the bountiful opportunities found online. Unfortunately, there are individuals that would love to take your idea and profit from it. Protect your work with an information packed hangout with IP WORKS LAW's Coffee with Catherine: PROTECT YOUR IDEAS FROM ONLINE COMPETION. Join likeminded individuals on August 20th, 2020 at 11:00AM to explore ways to keep your intellectual property safe while you grow your business online. Attorney Catherine Cavella will lead the discussion on E-Commerce protection. Topics include: • E-COMMERCE and Protection of IP Online / Online competition • URLs and unfair competition, UDRP • Takedowns and the DMCA • Amazon Brand Registry /Dealing with Online Counterfeiters • Online privacy and compliance laws IP WORKS LAW's casual hang outs focus on idea development, protection, corporations/LLCs, branding, content, inventions, ideas, copyrights, trademarks and patents for small business and startups. Register, log on and grab your cup of joe. Remember to bring your questions! Let’s have coffee with Catherine. https://www.eventbrite.com/x/protect-your-ideas-from-online-competition-coffee-with-catherine-tickets-114466051040
Centric Bank
2003 S. Easton Rd, Suite 205, Doylestown
Phone: 267.880.4250     Website
Centric Bank Names Gregory Kay Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer in Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA (August 12, 2020) – Centric Bank is pleased to name Gregory “Greg” Kay Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. In this role Greg will be responsible for maintaining a portfolio while developing and maintaining new business relationships in the Philadelphia market. Greg has worked in the financial industry for over 19 years, most recently with First Bank as Vice President, team leader of Commercial Business Development in Hamilton, New Jersey. Greg serves as a board member of UrbanPromise Trenton and treasurer of Bucks County Business Connections. ABOUT CENTRIC BANK An American Banker 2019 and 2018 Best Banks to Work For, three-time Best Places to Work, Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies for seven years, and twice ranked a Top 200 Publically Traded Community Bank by American Banker for financial performance. Centric Bank is headquartered in south central Pennsylvania with assets of $1.04 billion and remains a top leader in organic loan growth. A locally owned, locally loaned community bank, Centric Bank provides competitive and pro-growth financial services to businesses, professionals, individuals, families, and the health care industry. Centric Bank was one of the Top 10 SBA Lenders in the Eastern District of PA at December 31, 2019. Founded in 2007, Pennsylvania-based Centric Bank has financial centers located in Harrisburg, Hershey, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Doylestown Devon, and Lancaster, and loan production offices in Lancaster and Devon, and an Operations and Executive Office campus in Hampden Township, Cumberland County. To learn more about Centric Bank, call 717.657.7727, or visit CentricBank.com. Connect with them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Centric Financial Corporation is traded over the counter (OTC-Pink) with the ticker symbol CFCX # # #
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Newman Elder Law
50 E. Court Street, Doylestown
Phone: 267-288-5765     Website
Know You Options: Medicaid and Asset Protection
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Furia Rubel
2 Hidden Lane, Doylestown
Phone: 215-340-0480     Website
Jennifer Simpson Carr to Present a Legal Marketing Association Webinar on Producing a Successful Legal Podcast
On July 28, 2020, legal marketing and business development expert, Jennifer Simpson Carr, will present an LMA webinar on how to incorporate podcasting into a legal marketing strategy Date and time: Webinar: July 28th 12 p.m. EST Location: Legal Marketing Association Midwest Region: Indianapolis Local Group Jennifer Simpson Carr, director of business development at Furia Rubel Communications and producer of On Record PR podcast, will join legal marketing and business development professional, Marcie Dickson, to present the LMA webinar "From Business Case to Launch: Creating a Successful Legal Podcast”. The webinar is free to LMA members and $20 for Non-Members. Registration is due by July 24th. Launching a podcast can be an effective way to establish credibility, extend brand reach, and build networks. The webinar will discuss how you evaluate whether podcasting is the right fit for your law firm or practice group and where to start. Additionally, Carr and Dickson will discuss: • Considerations when deciding whether to add podcasting to your integrated marketing strategy. • Building a business case and achieving buy-in. • Evaluating and choosing software and equipment. • Strategies for producing quality content including attracting and retaining guests. To register and/or view the event listing visit, https://www.legalmarketing.org/e/in/eid=1420
HealthLink Dental Clinic
1775 Street Rd., Southhampton
Phone: 215.364.4247     Website
HealthLink Dental Clinic reopens in wake of pandemic-Dental Services for low-wage-earning adults offered at no charge.
HealthLink Dental Clinic reopens in wake of pandemic Dental Services for low-wage-earning adults offered at no charge. SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. (July 13, 2020) – Whether relieving toothache or putting the polishing touches to make a smile sparkle, HealthLink Dental Clinic is again open for those in need of their services. Since 2001, HealthLink has offered free dental services to low-wage-earning adults and military veterans age 18 and older in Bucks and Montgomery Counties who are without dental insurance. This model has proven successful in the past and there is no question it will again. The challenge is matching time and talent with today’s need. Doug Rouff is a retired dentist who volunteers at HealthLink to help provide vital services to patients who might otherwise go without. He sees this as one way he can help the world around him. “It’s about using my talents, experience and skills to help those who need them,” says Rouff of his HealthLink volunteer service. Since moving to Doylestown from Michigan where he was in private practice for 35 years, Rouff finds HealthLink to be a welcoming practice where he can serve others at his own pace, on his own schedule. “The staff at HealthLink does an unbelievable job, and [they] are super organized. Inside, it’s a very modern facility with fine equipment, and the patients are treated really well,” Rouff explains. “I’m proud to say I have a part to play in meeting their community service goals.” -more- Page 2. In 2017 the National Association of Dental Plans reported an estimated 74 million Americans did not have dental health insurance coverage. Medicare provides health insurance for those aged 65 and older, but not dental insurance coverage. Individuals may also elect to buy dental insurance through supplemental Medicare Advantage plans offering it. Some individuals covered under Medicaid may or may not have access to dental coverage. Yet the fact is that COVID-19 has struck another blow to people who just don’t have money to pay for dental services. While states are required to provide dental and health care coverage to income qualifying children, coverage for adults is less clear-cut. In fact, states are not required to extend dental care coverage to income qualified adults. HealthLink continues to enlist experienced, well respected dentists to volunteer, apply for grants, invite corporate partnerships, and open doors for sponsorship. Kindness, respect, and quality care are HealthLink hallmarks. “Dentistry is not an inexpensive service and the people at HealthLink are finding ways to provide an opportunity for people to receive care,” Rouff says. “When you have a private practice career you have to make money, pay your staff, and keep the office running smoothly. Now that I’m retired, engaging in the volunteer opportunities has been extremely satisfying,” he explains. “It keeps me busy and I really do feel like I am making a difference to others.” Dental services at HealthLink include routine cleanings, X-rays, fillings, root canals, and crowns. Only patients with root canal procedures completed at HealthLink are eligible for crown treatment. Phyllis Detwiler, another HealthLink volunteer dentist, believes in HealthLink’s mission of supporting initiatives that better the lives of those who otherwise couldn’t afford to have -more- Page 3. routine or higher level care services performed. “I believe in their mission to supply dental care to low-income people who do not qualify for Medicare or Medicaid. It is [otherwise] a tremendous expense,” she states. When dental health care is neglected or must be cut altogether because of its cost, the risk for developing more serious health conditions and problems dramatically increases. Gum disease and recession, and tooth loss may be directly linked to poor oral hygiene. Poor oral hygiene is also being linked to such serious conditions as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Detwiler was introduced to HealthLink through an oral surgeon friend about two years ago. “Recruiting enough service providers to meet appointment needs can be a big challenge, and it’s a great opportunity for those of us who are retired and must maintain state licenses to practice, as well as for dentists who can find a little spare time to offer their expertise to those in need.,” she says. “Surprisingly, awareness of the free services HealthLink has available is also a challenge. It’s important to get the word out.” Since the coronavirus pandemic closed most if not all dental practices for a period of time, HealthLink was closed from March 15 to June 12, The dental practice is now open on an “appointment only” basis. The staff is committed to be fully operational as soon as humanly possible. “I will be happy when the facility can increase its current operation. I know there are real challenges because COVID-19 precautions are extensive. The HealthLink staff is working diligently to assure they satisfy all requirements and offer a safe experience for clients,” Detwiler says. Rouff feels he’s learned a lot since beginning to volunteer at HealthLink. “You have your preconceived notions of how things are going to be. There are a lot of people who are working and don’t make a lot of money or don’t have dental coverage. It’s been very eye-opening to me,” he concludes. -more- Page 4. About HealthLink Dental Clinic Founded by Eugene Jackson nearly 20 years ago, HealthLink Dental Clinic’s mission is to “bridge the gap” and provide free dental services for people age 18 and older who cannot afford it. All patients who qualify receive a first appointment with X-Rays in order to determine the best treatment plan. With the motto “Spreading Smiles Across the Miles,” the clinic provides dental care and education for better at-home oral hygiene to patients from Bucks and Montgomery Counties. HealthLink offers additional resource links to agencies and organizations offering medical and behavioral health services, housing, food assistance, and career guidance. With excellent facilities located at 1775 Street Road in Southampton, Pa., HealthLink is working to increase patient volume, find more volunteer dentists, add to its growing number of sponsors and donors, and increase its volunteer roster. To learn more and/or offer assistance, visit healthlinkdental.org or call 215.364.4247. # # #
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HealthLink Dental Clinic
1775 Street Rd, Southhampton
Phone: 215-364-4247     Website
HealthLink Dental Clinic reopens in wake of pandemic
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Pine Run Retirement Community
777 Ferry Road, Doylestown
Phone: 215-340-0480     Website
Live Cooking Show at Pine Run Retirement Community Inspires Villagers
The culinary team at Pine Run Retirement Community is used to bringing people together over meals. When the coronavirus pandemic suddenly changed their usual dining options, they shifted gears to find new and creative ways for residents to come together and break bread, virtually. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Chef Doug Runyen, executive chef of Flik Hospitality at Pine Run, and the culinary team have been striving to do at least one thing each week to keep meals exciting for Villagers. From fresh catch stations to root beer floats, to strawberry shortcake, the culinary team has maintained their focus on customers to improve the guest experience. Inspiration struck during a routine Zoom meeting with other Flik managers from across the region when one chef from Virginia spoke about presenting a live cooking show. Runyen thought it was a brilliant idea and immediately began preparations to host a live cooking show at Pine Run. The first show centered around a meal that holds a special place in Runyen’s heart: a Mexican surf and turf custom creation inspired by his former Conshohocken restaurant menu. “I wanted the first cooking class to be something approachable for Villagers, yet feel very special,” Runyen said. “The preparations were straightforward and easy to follow, and the real fun of the meal is in the garnish.” Villagers are able to sign up in advance for kits that feed one or two people. All of the ingredients needed for each class are organized into kits and hand-delivered to Villagers' doorsteps 45 minutes before the cooking show airs. Villagers do not have to worry about running out to the store or figure out what to do with leftover ingredients – everything is delivered fresh and portioned perfectly. “We think the cooking shows are terrific, everything is delivered in little containers just for us. We are really enjoying the shows” shares Pine Run Villager Joanne Pinto. “It’s like your very own private cooking show. Chef Doug does a great job of explaining everything step by step. The instructions are easy to follow and you can put in what you want and leave out something that doesn’t agree with you.” Runyen and his team pre-record the show and it airs on the internal Pine Run television channel starting at 5 p.m. on a continuous loop that evening and throughout the weekend, so Villagers can prep their meal according to their own schedule. “I’m really blown away by how well everyone has been doing,” said Runyen. “I’ve been impressed with the quality of photos they are sending in. Some Villagers are even staging photos with wine glasses and fine china.” Now entering the green-phase, Villagers are enjoying small gatherings for the first time since the pandemic began. For the July cooking program, Joanne and John Pinto hosted guests. “We set a formal table, with a tablecloth, plate chargers, and cloth napkins” shared Joanne. “It was very formal but very easy.” The first show, which aired in early June, featured the surf and turf creation inspired by Mexican cuisine. The second show followed soon after and featured a classic Italian theme of Shrimp Puttanesca and Chicken Saltimbocca. As the team transitions to a monthly schedule, the July show featured another Runyen original, Pan-Seared Scallop and Summer Salad. “It’s clear to see the pride Chef Doug takes in his work. As a Culinary Institute of America graduate with four decades of experience, he shares exceptional skill and knowledge with the Pine Run Community each day,” said Maria Santangelo, Executive Director of Pine Run. “Our culinary team has been very creative in delivering excellent dining experiences during the pandemic. They are a true embodiment of Pine Run’s service philosophy to make Villagers’ days easier and brighter.” Food has a way of filling more than just our stomachs; it also feeds our souls. Even if it’s just for an hour, Runyen and his team are inspiring Villagers like the Pintos to create and enjoy a wonderful meal. About Pine Run: Pine Run Retirement Community in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is one of Bucks County’s leading senior living and senior care providers, with 272 independent living cottages and 24 apartments situated on a beautiful 43-acre private campus. The campus is home to Pine Run Health Center, which offers rehabilitation services and 90 skilled nursing beds; The Garden, a 40-bed, secure dementia neighborhood on the top floor of the Health Center; and The Willows, an intimate setting for end-of-life care, including palliative, comfort, and hospice services. Pine Run Lakeview is a 107-bed personal care residence owned and operated by Pine Run Retirement Community and located on Lower State Road in Doylestown. Generations of families have turned to Pine Run for the certainty of comforts and services in the bonus years. Call 800.992.8992 to learn more about independent living, personal care, or skilled nursing and rehabilitation programs or visit www.pinerun.org.
SCORE Bucks County
11 Welden Drive Suite 100, Doylestown
Phone: 2159438850     Website
SCORE Helps Couple Launch Consulting Business
After spending 35 years working for the city of Philadelphia, Pat O’Donnell knows the ins and outs of the permitting process. So much so, that after retiring in January, O’Donnell and his wife, Terri, launched their own consulting business aimed at helping developers with site plan reviews and the land development process, among other services. Even with a slow period amid the pandemic, O’Donnell Alliance, LLC is assisting 15 to 20 clients throughout the Delaware Valley, according to Pat. “It was in the back of my mind, but I didn’t even know if it would take off,” Pat said of starting the business. “There’s not many people who are out there doing this kind of work.” Starting a niche business has worked to their benefit. “His phone continued to ring with people seeking his advice,” Terri said. “The consulting business really started as a whim.” But, even skilled consultants need someone to consult. The O’Donnells sought help creating a mission statement, drafting a business plan and learning about loans for their new business. During a Small Business Administration event, the couple learned of SCORE Bucks County. SCORE Bucks County certified mentors Steve Wolfson and Rob Purdy helped guide the couple through the early stages and continue to provide guidance. Wolfson has 40 years of experience in the wholesale distribution, while Purdy spent nearly 40 years working in the insurance and financial sectors. Together the mentors create post-mentoring session assignments to keep the O’Donnells accountable – and learning more in the process. “There’s much more to owning a business than the glamour of it,” Terri said. “That’s what SCORE has taught us.” Pat added, “They give you real-life experience because they’ve had their own business or they’re in business themselves.” Wolfson said he and Purdy will continue mentoring the couple through the end of the year. After only a few short months, Wolfson has seen the new entrepreneurs accomplish so much. “Pat is taking his previous work experience, many customer contacts and knowledge of getting things done through the city system and building a consulting business that will help large construction companies complete their project safely,” Wolfson said. “Terri's background in administration, insurance, and management will support all aspects of the business. They both have a great attitude and work with our recommendations and learn from our management backgrounds.” About SCORE    Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 8.5 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. With 50 members across the county, SCORE Bucks County provides over 1,500 free mentoring services annually to local small business owners through one-on-one counseling and small business seminars. To stay up to date on news and happenings, join SCORE Bucks County’s email list. Text SCOREBUCKS to 22828.
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Pine Run Retirement Community
777 Ferry Road, Doylestown
Phone: 800.992.8992     Website
Pine Run Retirement Community Villagers Sew 25,000th Teddy Bear for Children at Doylestown Hospital
Making teddy bears creates a sense of purpose for residents who are hand sewing them and a sense of comfort for children at the hospital DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (July 2020) – Sick and injured children arrive at Doylestown Hospital’s Emergency Department every day. The doctors, nurses and hospital staff provide them with the best care possible. Whether they are there for just an hour, for the day or must be admitted overnight, a hospital visit can be overwhelming and frightening. This is where the Pine Run Retirement Community Good Bears Club comes in. Since 1989, a group of dedicated Pine Run villagers has been hand sewing cuddly teddy bears to help comfort children during their hospital stay at Doylestown Health. One of the oldest clubs at Pine Run, the Good Bears Club was founded by a former villager, Evelyn Purcell who brought the idea with her from Hawaii. Before moving to Pine Run, Purcell lived in Honolulu and participated in a similar group. The Good Bears Club at Pine Run has maintained a devoted group of villagers over the years, most of whom have a strong background in sewing and lifelong experiences in using those skills. Group members typically meet weekly on Thursday mornings. The process to create the individual bears has not changed in over 30 years. They create a teddy bear production line, with one member tracing a hand-drawn pattern and another cutting, while someone else sews the faces on with thread, one stitches the bear together, and another is responsible for stuffing the plump bear. In a finishing touch, each bear gets a “Handmade by Villagers at Pine Run” tag. Members of the Good Bears Club usually enjoy gathering in the Pine Run’s craft barn, but since the quarantine, members have been working on bears at their homes. Group co-chairs Becky Evinski and Betty Kitson have been at the heart of organizing and distributing materials among members so individuals can complete their phase of the teddy bear work in their own homes and safely transition the bears to the next step of assembly. “With everyone at home, people are working really fast and producing a lot of bears,” Kitson said. “In fact, the 25,000th teddy bear was ‘born’ on April 1, during the pandemic.” Over the years, the Good Bears Club has varied in size and meeting location, said Pat Marshall, a former chair of the group. She acknowledged the many people who have contributed to sewing more than 25,000 bears for the hospital to give to children. A former Doylestown Health nurse herself, Marshall has seen first-hand the comfort a teddy bear can bring to a tiny patient. Shortly after arriving at Pine Run, she directed her husband to unpack a few boxes while she went to her first Good Bears Club meeting. She has been going every week since that first meeting 18 years ago. That instant bond with the group and its members is shared by the current co-chairs, Evinski and Kitson. Evinski toured 10 retirement communities before visiting Pine Run, and when the Pine Run marketing team took her on a tour of the craft barn and she saw the women sewing teddy bears, she instantly knew that that was what she was going to do when she moved in. Kitson’s sister-in-law already was a member of the Good Bears Club by the time she moved into Pine Run 14 years ago. Many members of the Good Bears Club have lifelong connections to sewing and other handiwork. Sewing always was a part of Marshall’s life; she recalled making her own clothing as a teenager and her children’s clothing when they were young. While other members bring different skills to the end goal, each step plays an important part of completing the bears. Evinski and Kitson had just stepped into their new roles as co-chairs right before the pandemic of novel coronavirus began and have seen the group flourish during these challenging times. “The bears really saved my sanity during the pandemic. It made me feel useful and gave me a purpose to get out of bed in the morning,” Evinski said. “We’ve had more sewers join since the pandemic, as everyone is looking for purpose during this time. There are only so many times you can clean your cottage or rearrange things before needing something else to do.” Deliveries of the bears to Doylestown Hospital currently are on hold, due to the pandemic. The club has about 75 bears waiting at Pine Run to be delivered, once restrictions are lifted. Evinski and Kitson are looking forward to making the first delivery as co-chairs and delivering that extra special 25,000th bear. “There is something magic about those soft teddy bears that brings so much comfort to everyone”, shares Ceil Krajewski, Senior Director of Villager Services. “The dedication and love members of the Good Bear Club put into creating every bear, knowing it will be given to someone who might be experiencing pain, fear, or tears, is something wonderful.” For more information, visit pinerun.org
DRS Imaging & Print
671 N. Main Street, Doylestown
Phone: (215) 230-3533     Website
Store re-opening checklist
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DRS Imaging & Print
671 N. Main Street, Doylestown
Phone: (215) 230-3533     Website
Key preparations for successful re-opening
Key preparations for successful re-opening 1. Need to secure resources quickly a. Since a lot of businesses will be attempting to re-open during the same time period, there may be issues with capacity and material resources. It will be important to have a real plan and to contact supplier and production resources as soon as possible to get into the business cue early 2. Professional signage – has to be large and inviting. It Demonstrates to the public that you are open and prepared to do business the right way 3. Have a plan for the safe conduct of customers and employees a. Mask policy i. Indicate necessity of masks to enter business b. Have a mask and glove policy for employees c. Have a sanitation plan for cleaning high touch areas on a frequently scheduled basis d. Erect clear barriers for cashier transaction areas i. The clear barriers protect both customers and employees. It is starting to become a standard element in most places of business. A business without barriers may become less attractive to customers than businesses that have them. ii. Note: many plastics don’t respond well to sanitizing cleaners containing either alcohol or bleach. It will be important to understand what kind of plastic barriers you have, and the proper way to sanitize them. Otherwise barriers can deteriorate prematurely and need to be replaced soon iii. Make sure you can secure the correct sanitizing materials for the type of barriers that are secured for the business. e. Any floor graphics should be tested to insure they don’t cause slips. There are certified materials for standard floor graphics that are slip proof. However at this time they may be in short supply. 4. Communicate and over communicate to your customers a. In many cases, there will be changes to the traffic flows inside the business. You should have signs to help communicate what you want customers to understand about the new traffic flows, and how to avoid violating the distancing rules. b. It is also important to tell your customers and employees about your commitment to their safety and to be open to feedback if anyone is still not comfortable
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DRS
671 N Main Street, Doylestown
Phone: 2152303533     Website
The Proper way to clean and sanitize plastic Barriers
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Furia Rubel
2 Hidden Lane, Doylestown
Phone: 2153400480     Website
Two From Furia Rubel Named LAWDRAGON Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy and Consulting
Gina Rubel and Jennifer Simpson Carr named from Pennsylvania legal marketing and law firm public relations agency among top 100 experts worldwide DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (June 2020) – Furia Rubel is proud to announce that Gina Rubel, CEO, and Jennifer Simpson Carr, director of business development, have been recognized by LAWDRAGON among the 2020 LAWDRAGON Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy and Consulting. Based in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Rubel and Carr work with a team of legal marketing and public relations experts as well as clients in 24 states. “It is an honor to be named to LAWDRAGON’s 100 leading global legal consultants and strategists,” said Rubel. “I have enjoyed 18 years of counseling lawyers on strategic communications, media relations, crisis communication, public relations and marketing, and I learn something new every day. I’m thrilled to be listed among our peers.” Rubel is a lawyer, leader and entrepreneur who is called upon by law firms for high-stakes communications including high-profile litigation media relations. She has been named a Woman of Distinction by The Legal Intelligencer and Philadelphia Business Journal and included among Pennsylvania’s Best 50 Women in Business and SmartCEO magazine’s Brava Award winners. In 2019, Rubel published her third book, Everyday Public Relations for Lawyers, 2nd Edition. A graduate of Drexel University and Widener University School of Law, Rubel and her family live in Bucks County, Pa. In 2002, Rubel founded Furia Rubel Communications, Inc., an award-winning PR and marketing agency that became a leading professional services communications boutique. She continues to lead the agency, which has been listed as the No. 1 legal marketing and public relations agency by The Legal Intelligencer and New Jersey Law Journal and has been listed among the top three legal marketing, crisis communications, and public relations agencies nationwide and in the Midwest by The National Law Journal. Carr is a business development and digital marketing expert. She leads relationship management and tracks market and emerging trends. Carr supports the agency’s client value proposition and establishes a competitive advantage for the agency and its clients, winning new business, and implementing strategies that impact long-term business objectives. In addition, Carr serves as the producer for the firm’s widely acclaimed podcast, On Record PR. “I am thrilled to join LAWDRAGON’s Global 100 Leaders list,” said Carr. “I credit much of my success to the mentors I have been fortunate to have during my time at AmLaw 200 and mid-market law firms in New York, New Jersey and the mid-west. I am thankful for the opportunity to work at Furia Rubel where I continue to grow in legal marketing.” Carr is a frequent speaker at national events and regularly contributes to legal publications. In 2019, she was named a top 50 Twitter account that attorneys should follow. As an active member of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA), Carr has served in several leadership positions and currently is a Director-at-Large on the LMA Northeast Regional Board. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from East Stroudsburg University, a Graduate Certificate of Marketing from The University of Texas at Dallas, and earned a Mini-MBA in Digital Marketing from Rutgers Business School. Carr and her family reside in New Jersey. LAWDRAGON, a legal media company, showcases and recognizes the nation’s leading lawyers and legal service providers. The 100 leaders recognized by LAWDRAGON are among the world’s most valued management, marketing, communication, and recruiting professionals by law firm leaders.
Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center
3805 Old Easton Road, Doylestown
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Entrepreneur Spotlight: A ‘Shark Tank’-style event
The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC), located in Doylestown, will hold its Sixth Annual Entrepreneur Spotlight Showcase on Thursday, July 23, from 4-6 p.m. Due to COVID-19, the event will be completely virtual. The entrepreneurs running three early stage biotech companies that are headquartered at the PABC will pitch their companies to a panel of top-tier business experts. Following their pitch, the presenters will field questions from the panelists and the audience.
SCORE Bucks County
11 Welden Drive Suite 100, Doylestown
Phone: 2159438850     Website

SCORE Bucks County Announces New Board SCORE Bucks County, a local chapter of a national nonprofit organization focused on mentoring business owners and entrepreneurs, is pleased to announce new leadership. For the first time in the chapter’s history, the Bucks chapter is being chaired by women. Chairwoman Linda Zangrilli has chosen fellow SCORE mentor Vicki Brown to serve as vice chair. Brown, who is the owner of Harmony Clean Inc., of Doylestown, has been an active member of SCORE Bucks County for the past five years and has been a key contributor to the chapter’s signature Women Building Businesses workshop, held each year in June. Brown is also a graduate of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program. In addition to Brown, another new female member, Nina DeRosa, has been added to the board as recording secretary. The rest of the nine-person Executive Committee is a mix of familiar as well as new faces. Two of SCORE’s newest members, Wayne King and Edward Tirello, have accepted positions on the board as membership chair and seminar chair, respectively. As Executive Committee members all are tasked with overseeing the operations and performance of the 56-member chapter. Positions are as follows: • Treasurer: Dick Kroger • Recording secretary: Nina De Rosa • Operations Committee Chair: Al Casadei • Membership Committee Chair: Wayne King • Seminar Committee Chair: Ed Tirello • Technology and Marketing Committee Chair: Charlie Morris • Fundraising Committee Chair: Erwin Michelfelder • Community Outreach Committee Chair: Tony Moore As a first order of business, Zangrilli has asked executive committee members to formulate goals, a plan of action and develop metrics to measure how objectives are being met. Three of the committees – Community Outreach, Operations and Fundraising – are either new or revitalized. Community Outreach has been an objective of the chapter in the past but has now been formalized into a new committee, headed by Tony Moore. The purpose of this committee is to develop sustainable, targeted, long-term relationships with Bucks County organizations to support small business in the county, attract new clients and fulfill SCORE’s mission. The Operations Committee has resurged under Al Casadei’s leadership. This committee will oversee client assignments and mentor engagement. It will utilize the systems provided by SCORE National to ensure that all clients who seek help are contacted immediately and set up with a SCORE mentor to help them achieve their goals. Fundraising, which consisted of a small group of members in past years, has also been formalized with Erwin Michelfelder, a long-term member of the executive team as committee chair. “Fundraising, this year in particular, has become a very important initiative for the chapter,” said Zangrilli. About SCORE    Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 8.5 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. With 50 members across the county, SCORE Bucks County provides over 1,500 free mentoring services annually to local small business owners through one-on-one counseling and small business seminars. To stay up to date on news and happenings, join SCORE Bucks County’s email list. Text SCOREBUCKS to 22828.
Pine Run Retirement Community
2 Hidden Lane, Doylestown
Phone: 6102172949     Website
Pine Run Retirement Community Bridge Clubs Go Online During Pandemic
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (June 2020) – Pine Run Retirement Community’s bridge clubs are more than just a place to play bridge. From an official American Contract Bridge League game to social bridge meetings at a friend’s cottage, these gatherings are a community of people playing, learning, and forming lifelong friendships and partnerships. When the novel coronavirus pandemic dealt Pine Run’s bridge players and the world a wild card, players adapted by transitioning to play bridge online. Pine Run Villager Jane Ball started a Bridge Club at Pine Run in 2011. Members come from Pine Run and the community at large. Officially sanctioned through the American Contract Bridge League, the group plays duplicate bridge on Monday nights at the Community Center. Like many members, Ball has been playing bridge on and off for many years but never expected the abrupt cancellation of their in-person meetings. As Pine Run Retirement Community took steps in March to keep its vulnerable residents safe during the pandemic, most in-person activities were put on hold. The bridge players had to get creative and find another way to continue to play together. They took the bridge club online to a platform called Bridge Base Online, where anyone can play for free. To play in tournaments members do have to pay through an online account. The website for the officially sanctioned bridge club is www.bridgewebs.com/newhope. Online bridge has been a huge success. “Last month alone 2 million dollars were paid to the club managers who run the online game” shared Ball, “more and more people and clubs are logging on.” Players and clubs alike have been impressed with how quickly Bridge Base Online was able to accommodate the surge in participants and how well players have transitioned to the online platform. Members of the Pine Run Bridge Club have begun playing online. A shift for many, some players are not yet comfortable with the transition. Ball has been helping some members over the phone, walking them through the registration process and becoming familiar with the software. Pine Run’s online Bridge Club is by invitation only, but people can e-mail begnbridge@gmail.com and ask to join the group. On Thursday nights, Ball boots up her computer to lead an online game. She appreciates the benefits of playing online. “I don’t have to drive in the dark, worry about deer, or get dressed. I can just sit down in my PJs and play.” Ball is grateful for the online bridge community, as she does not anticipate going back to in-person club meetings in the next few months. Playing bridge presents unique challenges for social distancing, with four people per table, everyone touching the boards (containing the cards) and then the cards, and with duplicate bridge teams rotating tables. Pine Run’s leadership will begin working with groups and clubs over the coming months to evaluate safety measures and procedures to ensure the health and welfare of all participants. So, for now, the future of in-person bridge is on hold. The feeling in the bridge community is that online bridge will continue after the pandemic is over. Ball is looking for creative ways to teach new Bridge Club members and anyone who is interested. She is evaluating teaching via Zoom for people looking to learn while physical distancing. Ball is hopeful that in-person lessons for both beginner and intermediate players will start in September at The Community School of New Hope-Solebury, since classes planned for April were canceled due to the pandemic. While the social aspects of Bridge Club have changed, many players are enjoying playing with new partners, connecting with people in the community, and catching up with other bridge players during the game, in the chat rooms and beyond. Ball said that just today, she was chatting on the phone with a Bridge Club player “catching up on all of the stuff we are not doing.” While the pandemic has brought many restrictions and negatives, discovering online bridge has been a good thing for many people and is likely here to stay. About Pine Run: Pine Run Retirement Community in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is one of Bucks County’s leading senior living and senior care providers, with 272 independent living cottages and 24 apartments situated on a beautiful 43-acre private campus. The campus is home to Pine Run Health Center, which offers rehabilitation services and 90 skilled nursing beds; The Garden, a 40-bed, secure dementia neighborhood on the top floor of the Health Center; and The Willows, an intimate setting for end-of-life care, including palliative, comfort, and hospice services. Pine Run Lakeview is a 107-bed personal care residence owned and operated by Pine Run Retirement Community and located on Lower State Road in Doylestown. Generations of families have turned to Pine Run for the certainty of comforts and services in the bonus years. Call 800.992.8992 to learn more about independent living, personal care, or skilled nursing and rehabilitation programs or visit www.pinerun.org.
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777 Ferry Road, Doylestown
Phone: 6102172949     Website
Nursing Home Administrator Joins Pine Run Retirement Community
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (June, 2020) – Pine Run Retirement Community, one of Bucks County’s leading senior living and senior care providers, is pleased to announce that Sandra Stiles has joined the team as nursing home administrator. “It is a pleasure to formally announce Sandy’s arrival at Pine Run,” said Maria Santangelo, Executive Director of Pine Run Retirement Community. “During these challenging times, her experience and commitment have been vital to ensuring that Pine Run Health Center continues to deliver the exceptional health care services that our patients and their families expect.” Stiles brings more than two decades of experience in business and healthcare management to Pine Run Health Center. She has worked in a variety of Montgomery County continuing care retirement communities and nursing homes. With a background in finance and operations, Stiles brings a holistic approach to her role as administrator and a deep understanding of the positive impact she and her team have on the lives of Villagers, residents, and their families. As Pine Run’s nursing home administrator, Stiles ensures high quality care and plays an important part in meeting or exceeding all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, including maintaining Pine Run’s consistent 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Her responsibilities include resident care, staffing, life enrichment, social services, admissions, and operations. “I’m excited to be a part of the Pine Run team, getting to know the residents and their families. I embrace the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our Health Center residents,” said Stiles. “I look forward to working with the passionate, creative and dedicated team here to continue to build upon the excellent reputation and ratings that Pine Run is known for as we care for our community.” Stiles earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Albright College and an associate degree in business administration from Ursinus College. She serves as an adjunct instructor at Penn State University for the nursing home administrator course. Stiles also is a member of several professional organizations, including Healthcare Financial Management Association, Leading Age, National Association of Long-Term Care Administrators and Pennsylvania Health Care Association. As part of the Doylestown Health network, Pine Run Retirement Community consistently has been named The Intelligencer’s Best Retirement Community, Best Adult Care/Senior Care, Best Memory Care, Best Nursing Rehab, and Best Personal Care. To learn more about careers at Pine Run, visit pinerun.org. About Pine Run: Pine Run Retirement Community in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is one of Bucks County’s leading senior living and senior care providers, with 272 independent living cottages and 24 apartments situated on a beautiful 43-acre private campus. The campus is home to Pine Run Health Center, which offers rehabilitation services and 90 skilled nursing beds; The Garden, a 40-bed, secure dementia neighborhood on the top floor of the Health Center; and The Willows, an intimate setting for end-of-life care, including palliative, comfort and hospice services. Pine Run Lakeview is a 107-bed personal care residence owned and operated by Pine Run Retirement Community and located on Lower State Road in Doylestown. Generations of families have turned to Pine Run for the certainty of comforts and services in the bonus years. Call 800.992.8992 to learn more about independent living, personal care, or skilled nursing and rehabilitation programs or visit www.pinerun.org.
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SCORE Bucks County
11 Welden Drive Suite 100, Doylestown
Phone: 2159438850     Website

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Phone: 2672885765     Website
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215-348-3913

Bailiwick, Suite 23, 252 W. Swamp Rd. (Rt. 313)
Doylestown, PA 18901 (map it)

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