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SCORE Bucks County
11 Welden Drive Suite 100, Doylestown
Phone: 215-943-8850     Website

SCORE Bucks Teams Up to Offer 5 Women-Focused Webinars The five-part series begins Oct. 28 and continues through February 2021. Helping women business owners bounce back from the pandemic is the goal of a five-part Women’s Small Business Virtual Workshop Series offered by SCORE Bucks County in collaboration with the Small Business Administration and the TriCounty and the Chester and Delaware County chapters of SCORE. All webinars are offered free of charge and will be held at 9 a.m. on each of the five respective dates. The first Webinar, “How to Rebound and Find New Ways to Adjust to the ‘New Normal,’ will be held on Oct. 28. The webinar features a panel discussion with an overview of the four strategic topics covered in the four detailed sessions: wellness, business operations/finance, marketing, and diversity. On Nov. 18, “Dear ReZilient Women, It is OK Not to be OK” will be held. This webinar will explore realistic expectations, such as what makes this pandemic more stressful than other times in history; and what is the difference in mental wellness and mental illness. The third webinar, “Recovery Continues – Updates on SBA Programs and Services – Economic Injury” will be offered on Dec. 16. A representative from the Eastern Pennsylvania SBA district office will update attendees on ongoing disaster assistance programs to help small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, how to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness and updates on programs moving forward. On Jan. 13, “How to Reach Your Clients’ Ideas on the Internet in the New Normal” will be held. The marketing-focused webinar will provide an overview of how business owners can build their know, like and trust; how to plan out content; and more. The final webinar, “Unconscious Bias, a Major Leadership Blind Spot in Your Small Business Operation” will be held on Feb. 17. This interactive session will address best practices for small business owners to effectively create inclusivity in the business and products; how to appreciate cultural diversity; how words and behavior can impact others; and offer strategies for incorporating inclusion and diversity into entrepreneurial endeavors. Webinars are offered free of charge. To learn more, or register, visit https://buckscounty.score.org/women%E2%80%99s-small-business-virtual-workshop-series. 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.
Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center
3805 Old Easton Road, Doylestown
Phone: 267-934-3475     Website
Understanding the Impact of the Pandemic on Entrepreneurship and Biotech Startups
The popular event will be held online, expanding the audience from local to global. The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC) and the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute have announced the list of pharmaceutical and financial industry experts who will speak at their Annual Biotechnology Conference, which will be held Nov. 5, from 3-5:30 p.m. Held in past years at the PABC, the Annual Biotechnology Conference this year will be online or virtual, yet interactive. The event is designed especially for leaders of startup and early stage biotech companies. "Our conference in past years has attracted well over 100 life sciences professionals from around the region," Louis P. Kassa, MPA, executive vice president of the PABC and Blumberg Institute, said. "But, based on the success of the PABC's online Entrepreneur Spotlight in July, which we delivered online, we expect that our conference will attract a larger-than-ever audience from around the country and even overseas.” The speakers, who are prominent leaders in the Philadelphia region’s pharmaceutical and financial industries, will individually make a presentation followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Below are the speakers. • Nadia Lovell, U.S. equity strategist, J.P. Morgan Global Wealth Management • Michele Cleary, PhD, chief executive officer, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research • John Maraganore, PhD, chief executive officer, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals • Eric Freedgood, CPA, CFA, executive vice president, chief innovation officer, senior portfolio manager, Pinnacle Associates. • Wendy Yeh, MD, senior vice president, clinical research, Vir Biotechnology This virtual conference is free of charge. Advance registration, through this website, is required.
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SCORE Bucks County
11 Welden Drive Suite 100, Doylestown
Phone: 2159438850     Website

SCORE Bucks to Host Free Webinar on General Liability Insurance Is your business protected from the unexpected? What recourse do you have as a business owner if your business is sued? SCORE Bucks County will offer a free Webinar to answer these and other liability-related questions on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. SCORE Bucks County certified mentor Rob Purdy, who has nearly 40 years’ experience working in the insurance and financial industry sectors, will lead the Webinar. Purdy will discus how different types of liability insurance can prevent businesses from going under. Topics covered include:  What is general liability insurance?  Why you need general liability insurance  What does general liability insurance cover and what does it not cover?  Insurance companies and agent/brokers To learn more or register for this free Webinar on Nov. 17, visit https://score.zoom.us/webinar/register/3116013090077/WN_3jeQR9zETIyLIRw3adUkuQ. 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.
IP WORKS LAW
P.O. BOX 818, DOYLESTOWN
Phone: 1.855.IPWORKS     Website
411: CEASE & DESIST LETTERS- Coffee with Catherine October 1st, 2020.
Have you ever found someone copying your work or your business name and not known what to do about it? Have you ever received a Cease and Desist Letter in your inbox or the mail? Have you ever wondered whether you should just let it go or whether you need to respond? It’s possible that many of us have experienced one of these scenarios in business already. When someone needs to enforce their copyright, trademark or patent, they usually begin with a Cease and Desist letter. “Do I need to respond?” is a common response to receiving such a letter. And “What if they don’t respond?” is a common question after sending one. As always, Catherine Cavella of IP WORKS LAW is ready to share information on Cease and Desist letters (virtually) over a cup of coffee on Thursday October 1st at 11:00AM. Learn the best way to prepare yourself for addressing an infringer should you need to take action to protect your intellectual property. TITLE: Cease & Desist Letters DATE: Thursday October 1st 2020, at 11:00AM TOPICS: How to prepare to send a Cease and Desist Letter Content and Timing Who should send a Cease and Desist Letter? What to do if you receive a letter? COST: FREE! SIGN UP: Click on website link or log onto IPWORKSLAW.com under events, or visit our FaceBook page for invite! IP WORKS LAW's Coffee with Catherine is a casual bimonthly hang out that focuses on idea development, protection, corporations/LLCs, branding, content, inventions, ideas, copyrights, trademarks and patents for small business and startups. From Challenges to opportunities, we cover all the bases to get your company thriving in 2020. It's free, casual and private. BRING YOUR QUESTIONS! See you Thursday October 1st at 11:00AM!
Centric Bank
2003 S. Easton Rd, Suite 205, Doylestown
Phone: 717-909-8337     Website
Centric Bank Names Julie Conway Vice President, Financial Center Manager in Doylestown, PA
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (September 10, 2020) – Centric Bank recently named Julie Conway Vice President, Financial Center Manager of its Doylestown Concierge Financial Center. In this role Julie is responsible for new business development, meeting service and operational goals, and leading a team of skilled banking professionals at Centric Bank’s Doylestown Concierge Financial Center. Julie brings over 17 years of experience and knowledge in the banking and financial services industry, most recently with TD Bank in Northeast Philadelphia as Store Manager. She was responsible for developing and managing a portfolio while leading, motivating and coaching the store team to deliver exceptional customer service. Julie attended Ashford University in San Diego. She is a member of Junior Achievement and the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. ABOUT CENTRIC BANK An American Banker 2019 and 2018 Best Banks to Work For, three-time Best Places to Work, and Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies for six years, Centric Bank is headquartered in south central Pennsylvania with assets of $843 million 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 and Devon, 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. # # #
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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Bucks County Country Gentlemen
313 W. State Street, Doylestown Summers: 700 N Shady Retreat Rd, Doylestown, Doylestown
Phone: 2672217747     Website
We rehearse Tuesdays at 7PM. Please join us, we love guests!
We are a 40-member barbershop chorus serving Doylestown and surrounding counties with a cappella entertainment. We are the Bucks County chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society! We rehearse Tuesdays at 7PM. Please join us, we love guests! During the school year we're usually at Lenape Middle School, 313 W. State Street, Doylestown (facing school front, right-most doors) . During the summer we're at the Central Bucks Senior Center, 700 N Shady Retreat Rd, Doylestown.
Awaken Center for Human Evolution
1553 Easton Rd, Warrington
Phone: 267-300-4599     Website
Sunday, Jan 19 at Awaken: FEEL BETTER! Pranic Healing for your Emotions
Pranic Healing is a no-touch form of energy healing that can help you feel better! From stress to mild anxiety, sadness, grief and more, Pranic Healing can reduce or remove many emotional problems. This event begins with 10 minutes of easy physical exercises to get the blood (and energy!) flowing. We then do a relaxing, 20 minute guided meditation, followed by short individual healings. Your healing can focus on whatever condition you wish*. It can also just be for general wellness & relaxation! For details, and to read what others have said about this event: https://www.meetup.com/AwakenCHE/events/vgngmrybccbzb/
Newman Elder Law
50 East Court Street, Doylestown
Phone: 2672885765     Website
Know your options: Medicaid and Asset Protection Essentials
FREE Educational Outreach: "Know Your Options: Medicaid and Asset Protection Essentials" Where: Bristol Township Senior Ctr. 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007 When: Monday, December 16; 6-7 p.m. RESERVE A SEAT: karen@newmanelderlaw.com or call 267-288-5765
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St. Mary Medical Center
One Summit Square, Suite 300, Langhorne
Phone: 215-710-5791     Website
St. Mary Expert Offers 6 Tips to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers
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Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce

215-348-3913

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

Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce