PBPA Legacy of Service Awards Banquet Recap

The Paoli Business and Professional Association held its Legacy of Service annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 9th, 2019, at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center. The Banquet celebrated and recognized outstanding businesses and individuals in the Paoli area. The proceeds from this event benefitted the Paoli Inn Historical Marker Project. “We are proud of […]

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Paoli Historical Marker Unveiling & Dedication

Did you know that our town name was founded at the original 1767 Paoli Inn? To commemorate this, the Paoli Business & Professional Association has placed a marker on the original site, adjacent to the Paoli Plaza at the Paoli Village Shoppes and the Paoli Train Bridge. The ceremony, held on Thursday, May 16, included […]

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2019 Front Porch Trust Scholarship Winners

The 2019 Breakfast for Champions was held at the Carriage House of the Berwyn Upper Main Line “Y” on April 25. Conestoga and Great Valley High School student volunteers who applied for the Front Porch Scholarship this year were the honorees. The featured speaker was Thom Stecher. Attendees included parents of the students, legislators and […]

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PBPA Easter Event Recap

This April we welcomed the Easter Bunny to Paoli! There was no hopping into town this time, however. He traveled in style, arriving on a Fire Truck, compliments of the Paoli Fire Company. This FREE fun family event was co-sponsored by The Paoli Business and Professional Association and The Paoli Hardware Center. Highlights of the […]

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PBPA Mourns Passing of Wayne Huey

Taken from Wayne’s obituary: It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne R. Huey, 74, announces his passing on June 21, 2018. The son of Wayne Sr. and Dorothy (Leas), Wayne was born and raised in Reading, PA and resided in Malvern, PA and Bonita Springs, FL. Growing up, Wayne attended Schuylkill Valley […]

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2018 Front Porch Trust Scholarship Winners

The 2018 Breakfast for Champions was held at the Carriage House of the Berwyn Upper Main Line “Y” on April 26. Conestoga and Great Valley High School student volunteers who applied for the Front Porch Scholarship this year were the honorees. The featured speaker was Thom Stecher. Attendees included parents of the students, legislators and […]

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Recap of Corsican Leadership Visit to Paoli

The Corsican leadership arrived in Paoli on Wednesday, April 4. The entourage was headed by President Gilles Simeoni and Foreign Minister Nanette Maupertuis. Upon their arrival, a reception was held at Daylesford Crossing in Paoli, compliments of the organization’s management. Attendees included local business leaders, legislators, PBPA members and residents of the facility. On Thursday […]

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Recap of PBPA-hosted SCORE Presentation

On Wednesday, January 10th Judith Lee of Communication Works Now presented her seminar “How to Market Big on a Tiny Budget”. This exceptional presentation focused on how businesses can grow their reach without spending big bucks. And it was heavily attended! Judith is a volunteer for Chester and Delaware County SCORE, a local organization comprised […]

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Santa Came to Town!

The annual Santa’s Coming to Town hosted by Paoli Business Association and The Hardware Center was held December 2, 2017 in the Paoli Shopping Center. This year’s highlights included Santa’s arrival on the Paoli Fire Company firetruck with a Tredyffrin Police escort, festive holiday music by the Hickory Brass Quartet, refreshments donated by Wegmans and […]

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PBPA Mourns Passing of Cordine Scartozzi

Cordine (“Cordi”) Scartozzi, a Paoli legend and business leader passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. A lifelong resident of Chester County, PA, he was born in Strafford on July 22, 1923 to Camillo and Adelina (Chiappini) Scartozzi. Cordi worked in the hardware business from the time he was a young man until his […]

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