Taste of Phoenixville pivots to take-out, expands to 5 days for 2020

PHOENIXVILLE — Organizers of the 19th Annual Taste of Phoenixville event won’t let COVID-19 stop them. With a pivot to take-out, Good Samaritan Services empowers the community to take their health into their own hands while they still have an exciting and engaging event to raise money for Good Samaritan Services, a Phoenixville organization that serves the community’s homeless and at-risk individuals. “This...

LCH moving annual fundraiser to virtual event for 2020

LCH Direct service staff pose in front of LCH Kennett Square KENNETT SQUARE — La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) will host their fourth annual Amigos and Amigas of LCH event this year on Friday, November 13th from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Like many other nonprofits, LCH is choosing to hold their event in a virtual format this year. “Every part of LCH has had to make adjustments in the pandemic, including fundraising,”...

Haloween fundraiser takes center stage on WCU campus

Members of West Chester University’s University Theatre group, an organization dedicated to providing students with a positive, unsuppressed forum for artistic expression, are once again polishing off their theatre skills to cook-up a harrowing Halloween adventure. Now in its fourth year, University Theatre takes over the first floor of the E.O. Bull Center, at 2 Rosedale Ave., on Saturday, October...

Wings for Success holds successful fundraiser

The event committee for Wine With Wings. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Wings for Success hosted its first fund-raiser in the Kennett Square area on June 1. Wine with Wings, a wine tasting event held at Kennett Square Golf & Country Club was a sold-out event with nearly 150 people attending. The evening offered wines provided by Patone Cellars, a Landenberg area winery, with foods paired specifically to...

Rotary mac n’ cheese cookoff to benefit local charities

The 6th annual Chester County Mac-n-Cheese Cookoff, money raised supports Rotary initiative community projects, will be held June 4 from noon until 3 p.m. at Park Lane and Pennsylvania Avenue, Downingtown. “There are still some openings for participants and we encourage Mac-n-Cheese masters to join the fun and the competition,” said Autumn Katzenmoyer of the Thorndale/Downingtown Rotary. “We...

United Way kicks off 2017 fundraising with $57K concert

United Way of Chester County hosted its fourth sold out Live United in Music series event featuring Las Vegas act The Twins Dueling Piano Performance at Penn Oaks Golf Club. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit United Way’s Financial Stability Center. Featured Left to Right: Citadel CEO, Jeff March, Dueling Piano performer Tamara Pinegar, Citadel Senior Vice President Mike Schnably, Dueling Piano...

Sheriff’s golf classic to benefit K-9 team, May 9

Melody, a comfort dog for the county courts, is the newest member of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit. The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is holding its 23rd annual Sheriff’s Community Golf Classic on Monday, May 9 at the Downingtown Country Club golf course. The proceeds of the golf classic support the community work of the Sheriff’s K-9 unit. “We are pleased to work with...

Hundreds turn out to support LaMancha

Benefit for animal rescue draws more than 400 supporters By Lauren Parker-Gill, News Editor, The Times Stephanie Leister and her dog Paisley, who was adopted from LaMancha Animal Rescue, participated in the Critter Crawl 5K at Hibernia Park last week. COATESVILLE – Hundreds of people turned out on a beautiful, sunny morning for LaMancha Animal Rescue’s Critter Crawl 5K race and 1-mile walk/run,...

Whitford Charitable Fund tees off to raise money

Golfer participating in the Whitford Charitable Fund’s Give Something Back Day, share a moment at the putting competition: Les-Bear, Michael-DeHaven, Joanne-Peskoff-Bear and Michael-Karwic. WEST CHESTER — Whitford Charitable Fund donated over $130,000 last year and hopes to exceed that amount this year. With that goal in mind, they decided to launch a new event, “Give Something Back Day”...