PBPA & MBPA Christmas Party Recap

On December 7th the members of the Paoli Business and Professional Association and the Malvern Business and Professional Association met at Knots and Weaves in Malvern to celebrate the holiday season. More than 50 of us mixed and mingled while enjoying delicious food from Christopher’s of Malvern. We had the added bonus of shopping opportunities […]

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Paoli Building with Facelift Debuts…

The following article appeared in a December 5th article on SAVVY Main Line, authored by Caroline O’Halloran, SAVVY’s founding editor: So nice to see the lights on at the long vacant Tudor-style building at the corner of Lancaster Ave. and N. Valley Rd. in Paoli. It’s been a while. After waiting nearly a year for […]

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PBPA Mourns Passing of Dr. Ted Hill

Theodore L. Hill, Jr. D.D.S., age 82 of Paoli, PA died on September 26, 2016. Ted was born on December 19, 1933 in Greenville, SC to the late Theodore L. Hill and Edith Hoke. He was a graduate of St. Andrews Episcopal High School, Franklin Marshall College, and Temple University Dental School, where he was […]

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PBPA Donates to UMLY Send-a-Kid-to-Camp Campaign

The Paoli Business and Professional Association recently made a donation to the Send A Kid To Camp campaign at the Upper Main Line YMCA. These funds will actually send two children in need to camp this summer! Pictured in back of YMCA campers, left to right, are Brad Zerr, PBPA President, Brian Raicich, Assoc Exec […]

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Summer Kickoff Event Recap

On June 11th, PBPA and the Paoli Hardware Center hosted their 2nd annual Summer Kickoff celebration. The community event was well attended with family activities such as face painting and raffles. Thanks go to the Hardware Center for providing free hotdogs and cookies for everyone. Activate Chester County (a collaboration among hospitals, health and recreation […]

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PBPA Mourns Passing of Susan Randels

The Paoli Business and Professional Association is saddened to notify the membership of the passing of member Susan O’Connor Randels. She passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, having recently celebrated her 60th birthday in March. Susan was the owner/operator of Polka Dots, a women’s clothing boutique in Paoli, PA, for the past 12 […]

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Meet The Legislators Meeting Recap

On May 12th the PBPA hosted a Meet the Legislators luncheon. More than 30 local business people had the opportunity to speak directly with State Representatives Warren Kampf and Duane Milne as well as State Senator Andy Dinniman. Mr. Dinniman updated us on the status of the Paoli Transportation Project and touched on some points […]

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2016 Front Porch Trust Scholarship Winners

On April 27th, at PBPA’s annual Breakfast of Champions, The Front Porch Trust Scholarship fund recognized 3 Great Valley High School and 3 Conestoga High School seniors for their outstanding contributions to the community. Keynote Speaker Thomas Stecher’s inspiring presentation, which focused on compassion and giving, highlighted the importance of the charitable acts demonstrated by […]

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PBPA Earth Day Celebration – Community Service Project

On Saturday, April 23rd, the Paoli Business and Professional Association members met at the Paoli Depot Shoppes, on the sidewalks between Drapery Design and purenergy fitness studio. From there, members braved the rain and relatively chilly April temperatures as they celebrated Earth Day by participating in a community service project: picking up trash along the […]

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PBPA Paoli Transportation Update Meeting Recap

On Friday, March 11, the business leaders of Paoli and the surrounding areas met at 2 Industrial Blvd for an informative presentation on the status of public transportation in our community. Tim Phelps, executive director of the Transportation Management Association of Chester County, delivered an educational presentation to more than 50 of PBPA’s members. During […]

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