Monday, April 22, 2013
The benefit will be held at the Southampton Day Camp from 6 to 11 p.m.
Wheels for Ken Kline is hosting a beef and beer to benefit Township Code Enforcement Officer Officer and Volunteer Firefighter Ken Kline. Back in September 2012, Kline was injured in an accident that left him confined to a wheelchair. Friends of Ken's have banned together to form the group "Wheels for Ken Kline," in an attempt to help raise funds to defer the cost of a handicapped accessible vehicle, which can often run upwards of $40,000. The benefit will be held at the Southampton Day Camp, 1459 Second Street Pike, from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Admission includes food, beer and entertainment. There will also be silent auctions, raffle baskets and a 50/50 drawing. Tickets are $35 each and can be requested by emailing …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Pasquale Troisi, a Navy Petty Officer, died after suffering burns from an explosion at his homecoming party.
Maggio's Restaurant is hosting a benefit for Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Pasquale Troisi and his family on Saturday, April 20. Troisi, an Archbishop Wood High School graduate and U.S Navy War Veteran, served four terms oversees. Upon returning from his most recent tour in Afghanistan, he and his family flew from San Diego to his hometown in Warminster to celebrate his safe return. During this homecoming, on February 22nd, Pasquale suffered burns to 77 percent of his body when a backyard chiminea exploded. He was medevacked to Temple Burn Center in Philadelphia, where he was medically induced into a coma. After fighting for his life for more than 3 weeks, Pasquale passed away the morning of March 18, 2013. The 'Prayers for Pasquale' …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Pasquale Troisi was in a medically induced coma, but passed away on Monday. Maggio's will host a benefit for the family on April 20.
It was supposed to be a homecoming party of sorts, but it turned into tragedy. Celebrating his return from Afghanistan, Petty Officer 2nd Class Pasquale Troisi suffered serious burns after a freestanding fireplace exploded at a home on Broadway in Upper Moreland. Investigators said the explosion was caused by someone who poured gasoline on the logs to try and get wet logs to burn. Troisi, 31, was in a medically induced coma at Temple University Hospital for three weeks after the Feb. 22 incident. His friend, 26-year-old Stephen Klink, jumped on top of Troisi to try and extinguish the flames. Klink was treated at the hospital and released shortly after. Maggio's Restaurant in Southampton will host a benefit for the Troisi family on April 20…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The fourth annual event benefiting the Southampton Free Library will take place in the WTHS cafeteria this Friday evening.
Ladies, it's that time again — time to get together and get your shop on, and all for a good cause! The Southampton Free Library's fourth annual 'Girls' Night Out' will be held this Friday evening in the cafeteria of William Tennent High School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event has grown each year it has taken place and this year promises to be no different, with many vendors signed up to participate. The $5 entrance fee includes door prizes and there will be 50/50 raffle tickets for sale. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Southampton Free Library.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Bucks County Community College held a special event Wednesday to raise money for victims of last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The room may have been filled with colorful fabrics and vibrant crafts but the reason for the gathering was neither cheerful nor celebratory. On Wednesday, Bucks County Community College presented a special program to raise money for the victims of last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The program, called "Remembering Japan: March 11, 2011," began with a harrowing hour-long documentary about the natural disaster. The film was followed by a sale of Japanese-inspired crafts and goods. All proceeds from the sale of the crafts will be donated to the Red Cross fund for the Japanese victims. Professor Carol Smolen, of the Language and Literature Department, said the school wanted to do something to honor Japan after all that its people …
Monday, April 16, 2012
The April 18 event will feature a documentary and demonstrations of Japanese music and art. Funds will go to help victims of last year's natural disasters in Japan.
As part of its Arts at Bucks celebrations, Bucks County Community College is presenting a special program to raise money for the victims of last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The program, “Remembering Japan: March 11, 2011,” will be held April 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Newtown campus. Admission is free and open to the public. The program will begin at 1 p.m. with a screening of a PBS-NOVA documentary about Japan’s killer quake. The hour-long film will be screened in the Fireside Lounge, located in the lower level of the Rollins Center. Here's an exerpt from the film description: “In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a death toll likely in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
High school freshman, Kelsey Timte, and family hope to raise money at a Beef and Beer event in order to send Kelsey to London to perform with her choral group at the 2012 Olympics.
The General Davis House will host a Beef and Beer on Saturday October 15 to help raise money for a William Tennent freshman to join her fellow chorus members at the 2012 Olympics in London. The Tennent chorus program was notified in July that they were selected to perform at the Olympic Games next summer. The price to send each student to England costs about $3,800. For Kelsey Timte, that could keep her home. “Finances are tight right now for my family,” Kelsey said. “So it’s hard to get me there.” Kelsey’s father passed away in May after battling cancer. The fight with cancer and the untimely loss of her dad, Harry, brought about a tight financial situation. Her sister, Lindsay said that their dad worked a lot to provide for the family. “…
Thursday, June 23, 2011
The How to Save a Life Foundation is holding its fourth annual benefit at Maggio's on Saturday. Proceeds go towards helping those suffering from addiction get treatment.
Maggio’s Restaurant in Southampton will host the fourth annual How to Save a Life Benefit on Saturday, June 25. Marti Hottenstein created the How to Save a Life Foundation after her son, Karl, died of a drug overdose in October 2006. Karl Hottenstein suffered from addiction to painkillers, specifically Methadone. According to Marti’s story on MothersAgainstMedicalAbuse.org, he was refused treatment at an in-patient facility. He died six weeks after being denied treatment. She had initially planned to provide one scholarship per year to someone afflicted with addiction so they could seek the help they needed. She had heard about a boy with a similar addiction problem who had been rejected from a hospital. She took the discharged patient …
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Join Pike's Pub this Sunday to 'Raise a Glass for Dan's Ass,' a benefit for local bartender Dan Pfeil, who was recently diagnosed with colon cancer.
Chances are that if you’ve spent any time out at the pubs in the Southampton/Warminster area, Dan Pfeil has served you a drink or two. A local favorite, Dan has been tending bar for over a decade now at places such as E’s Irish Pub, Big Head’s Town and Country, and Pike’s Pub. And so it was that when Pfeil was diagnosed with colon cancer last summer, friends and coworkers jumped at the chance to help. In November, they held a benefit for Pfeil at E’s Irish Pub. The event, which they dubbed ‘Raise a Glass for Dan’s Ass’ met with a great deal of success. On Sunday, Feb. 20, they’ll be doing it again at another of Pfeil’s haunts, Pike’s Pub on Second Street Pike. All proceeds will be going towards helping Pfeil pay for his treatments…
Monday, January 17, 2011
A spaghetti dinner to benefit Spanish Teacher Ariel Vargas' son, who was recently diagnosed with cancer scheduled for this evening has been cancelled.
Tonight's spaghetti dinner at William Tennent High School has been cancelled due to the weather. A new date has not been set for the benefit for Landon Vargus, 4-year-old son of Spanish teacher Ariel Vargus. Landon was diagnosed with sarcoma cancer over the Thanksgiving break. He is currently undergoing chemo and radiation treatments. The money raised will help the family with transportation and medical bills, as well as to to help if Vargus should need to take a medical leave to help care for his son. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students and $2 for children under 5. You can reserve tickets by sending an email to: OBriri@CentennialSD.org and then paying at the door.