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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DVFS Recognized As Apple Distinguished School

A big congratulations goes to Delaware Valley Friends School in Paoli, PA! On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Delaware Friends School celebrated its official recognition as an Apple Distinguished School. In addition to students and faculty, present for the celebration were Robert Sager (Edu-Tech, Inc.), Pennsylvania Senator Andrew Dinniman, Pennsylvania Representative Warren Kampf, Chester County Commissioners […]

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Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Grand Reopening

PBPA member The Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union opened its brand new office inside Paoli Hospital this fall, and PBPA was there for the ribbon cutting. The bright new space was well received by hospital employees. The Paoli Hospital Branch has been FMFCU Employer Group Branch of the Year for 2 years in a row. […]

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PBPA & MBPA Christmas Party a Huge Success

On December 10, the PBPA and Malvern Business Association held their annual holiday party. The Van Cleve Collection was gracious enough to host in their beautiful boutique. More than 60 local business people enjoyed delicious catering by Jimmy’s BBQ while listening to music by Jeff Domenick. We were entertained and delighted by Mentalist Jesse Dameron […]

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2015 PBPA Award Winners Express Appreciation

Annually, the PBPA hosts its Awards Banquet & Silent Auction. It presents awards to Paoli businesses/people in appreciation of their contributions to the community. Proceeds from the event are donated to a charitable recipient. Several of the recipients of this year’s PBPA awards/donation were kind enough to express their appreciation: Thank you once again to […]

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PBPA Awards Banquet Recap

A fantastic time was had by all at this year’s PBPA Awards Banquet and Silent Auction “Legacy of Literacy”, held on October 22, 2015. Guests enjoyed a wonderful meal at the Desmond Hotel while we honored some of the Main Line’s finest businesses and business people. Guests bid on over 40 silent auction items — […]

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September PBPA Meeting Recap

On Wednesday September 17th the PBPA hosted our State of the Organization luncheon to a packed house of over 40 members. The board members introduced themselves and discussed the various projects that they are working on this year. We were also fortunate enough to have Chief Anthony Giaimo of the Tredyffrin Township Police Department review […]

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PBPA-Paoli Hardware End of Summer Celebration Recap

The town of Paoli came out on a beautiful day to the End of Summer Celebration event at The Hardware Center on Saturday, August 22nd! A great time was had by children of all ages as guests completed a scavenger hunt that took them on a 3-floor tour of the store. Once completed, each participant […]

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