Mission - the purpose of this association is to foster and encourage growth, the progress, and betterment of our community.
Memberships are extended to any business person or individual who resides in, whose business or work is located in or near the Lower Southampton Area and is interested or concerned about our mission.
Executive Meetings - are held the first Wednesday of each month prior to the networking meeting at 4:30 PM. Meeting locations are TBD each month.
Membership Meetings – are held the first Wednesday of each month except July and August. Cocktails and Networking start at 5:30 PM. Meeting locations are TBD each month.
FBA slate for officers and directors for 2020
Please see the list below for the slate for officers and directors for 2020.
President Fran Mishinkash ___________________
VP Karen Madotto ___________________
Treas. Dennis Markowitz ___________________
Fin. Sec. Tracy Freels ____________________
Rec. Sec. Stu Coren ____________________
Cor. Sec. **Open Position** ____________________
Sgt.of Arms Linda Pupkiewitz _____________________
New Board members: Charles Roman, Susan Harrison, Michael Lesher, Ron Hyman
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Remaining Bd. members(19-20) Rick Tyrrell, Stu Coren, Bill Wiegman, Ed MacConnell
Any further nominations, please contact Ted Hauptman. Elections will be held at November meeting. Proxy ballots must be received by Ted Hauptman prior to/or at the meeting. You may use this notice as a Proxy Ballot by checking the proposed candidates or writing in the alternate names.
ATTORNEY THEODORE HAUPTMAN, OF HOLLAND, PA WILL BE HONORED AS THE PERSON OF THE YEAR BY THE FEASTERVILLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION AT THEIR ANNUAL FROLIC ON SATURDAY, MAY 11
Attorney Theodore Hauptman, of Holland, PA will be honored as the Person of the Year by the Feasterville Business Association at their annual frolic to be held at the Philmont Country Club, located at 301 Tomlinson Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA on Saturday, May 11, it was announced by Charles Roman, president of the FBA. Cocktails will be at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. The public is invited.
Hauptman, who has been a member of the FBA for 25 years, is being recognized and singled out for special attention for his service to the FBA, as well as the community-at-large. He previously served as the organization’s president, corresponding secretary, and a director on its executive board. He has served as the FBA’s legal counsel for numerous years and currently is holding that position. He additionally served on numerous committees including its scholarship, nominating and golf committees, and has been the overseer of FBA elections.
Hauptman focuses on the general practice of law, including civil ligation from the Law Office of Theodore Hauptman, located at 609 Lakeside Park in Southampton, PA. He previously was a longtime partner in the law firm of Miller & Hauptman in Feasterville, PA. He is a 1974 graduate of Philadelphia University (currently Thomas Jefferson University) where he earned a bachelor’s of science degree. He received his juris doctor degree, magna cum laude from the University of Detroit School of Law.
He is a member of the Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Bucks County and Delaware County Bar Associations and serves on the arbitration panels of the Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware Counties Courts of Common Pleas.
Hauptman is a member of the Northampton Township zoning hearing board, a past member and three term chairperson of the Northampton Planning Commission and served as a director, counsel and president of the North Hampton Community and Economic Development group.
He is a 6th DAN (Black Belt) TAEKWONDO member of the World Taekwondo Federation and is a certified coach and referee: USA Taekwondo and Pennsylvania Taekwondo of which he is a member, director and counsel. He is a member and high-performance driving instructor of the BMW Car Club of America/Delaware Valley.
He and his wife, Maureen, have three adult children, Jonathan, a recent graduate of Bucks County Community College, Adam, a graduate Penn State University and Miami School of Advertising who currently works in advertising and Allyson, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and is serving on active duty as a captain in the United States Army.
Tickets for the frolic are $75 per person which includes a cocktail reception, open bar, dinner with wine, gift basket raffles and music and dancing to the Craig Satchell Orchestra. Anyone interested in attending may call Jane Ward at 267-246-4305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Now celebrating its 70th anniversary year, the mission of the Feasterville Business Association is to foster and encourage growth and progress for the betterment of the community.
FEASTERVILLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS FOR 2019
Charles Roman, funeral director/supervisor for Kirk & Nice, Feasterville, PA has been elected president of the Feasterville Business Association, it was announced today. He moves up from his position as vice president replacing Rick Tyrrell, owner of Cheese Dawgs Restaurant in Feasterville, who will take up a position on the executive board.
Also elected were Steve Castle, owner of Castle Garden Center, Feasterville, PA, co-vice president with Fran Mishinkash, branch manager of American Heritage Credit Union, Feasterville, PA; Dennis Markowitz, a private business and tax consultant in Langhorne , PA, treasurer; Linda Pupkiewicz, retired assistant director of the Lower Southampton Township Library, recording secretary; Erika Markowitz, president of Stream, Bensalem, PA, corresponding secretary; Tracy Freels, an auto parts representative for SRS Marketing Company, of Southampton, PA, financial secretary and Michael R. Lesher, senior project manager for Regal Properties, Langhorne, Pa, sergeant-at-arms.
Elected to the position of director were Pradeep Kohli, assistant vice president, branch manager of Univest Bank and Trust, Bensalem, PA, Jennifer Gephardt, assistant vice president, branch manager of Beneficial Bank, Feasterville and Bensalem, PA, William F. Wiegman, Jr., retired chief of police in Lower Southampton Township, Susan Harrison, co-owner of the Greater Philadelphia Abstract Company, Trevose, PA; Stu Coren, president of Rosen Coren Marketing, Public Relations & Advertising Agency, Langhorne, PA; Karen Madotto, branch manager of Penn Community Bank, Bensalem, PA.
SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS: Daniel S. Cook and Wayne Fairbrother III, (seated left and right) both of Feasterville, PA and Neshaminy High School graduating seniors are both recipients of the Feasterville Business Association’s $1,200 college scholarships. Sharing the photo with the winners are Charles Roman (standing left) and Rose McMenamin (standing right) co-chairpersons of the FBA’s college scholarship committee. Absent from photo is Linda Pupkiewicz, another scholarship committee co-chairperson. Cook Plans to attend Penn State University Abington campus and major in information science and technology, while Fairbrother will study at Drexel University and major in software engineering. Both will walk in the Lower Southampton Township July 4 Parade with the FBA’s Belgium horse drawn wagon. For additional information, contact the FBA at 215-436-9768 or visit them on the web at www.feasterville.biz.
Spotlight on Business - Wit or Witout
Rick Tyrrell (right) President of the Feasterville Business Association and Trevor Markowitz (left) owner of Wit or Witout enjoying our most recent Spotlight on Business on Thursday, April 19th.
Annual Frolic 2018
MAJOR ACCOLADES: Pennsylvania State Representative Frank Farry (left) and State Senator Tommy Tomlinson (second from right) present special commendations from the PA House and Senate to William F. Wiegman, Jr. (second from left), the Feasterville Business Association’s 2018 Person of the Year in ceremonies during the business association’s annual Frolic held at Brookside Manor at Somerton Springs in Feasterville, PA. Also looking on is Rick Tyrrell (far right), FBA president. Wiegman, who recently retired as chief of police in Lower Southampton Township, PA was recognized for his service to the FBA and the community-at-large.
HIGH PRAISE: William F. Wiegman (second from left) is all smiles after receiving the Feasterville Business Association’s 2018 Person of the Year Award in special ceremonies at the business association’s annual Frolic held at Brookside Manor at Somerton Springs in Feasterville, PA. Congratulating Wiegman (from left) are Ed Shannon, FBA Person of the Year committee chairperson, Rick Tyrrell, FBA president and Rose McMenamin, chairperson of the evening. Wiegman, the recently retired chief of police in Lower Southampton Township was singled out for special recognition for his service to the FBA and the community-at-large. He also was awarded commendations from the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, the PA House and Senate, the Bucks County Commissioners, Governor Tom Wolf and the Lower Southampton Township Board of Supervisors.
IN APPRECIATION: Rick Tyrrell (second from left) president of the Feasterville Business Association presents the Past President’s Award to Karen Madotto (left) for her service to the professional business association at the organization’s annual Frolic held at Brookside Manor at Somerton Springs in Feasterville, PA. Sharing in the presentation are Ed Shannon (second from right) chairperson of the Frolic’s Person of the Year committee and Rose McMenamin, chairperson for the event. Madotto is the branch manager of the Penn Community Bank in Bensalem, PA. Now marking its 69th anniversary year, mission of the FBA is to foster and encourage growth and progress for the betterment of the community.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2018
EASTER EGG HUNT: Rick Tyrrell (left) president of the Feasterville Business Association and Linda Pupkiewicz, (right) recording secretary and chairperson of the annual Easter Egg Hunt held recently at Russell Elliot Memorial Park in Feasterville, PA share a quick pose with the Easter Bunny, personified by Jenna Smolenak, of Feasterville, PA during the event. More than 100 youngsters and their families participated with the leading egg gatherers receiving a series of prize awards. The Friends of the Lower Southampton Library were co-sponsors of the event.
Members of the FBA Easter Egg Hunt committee share a photo after distributing 1000 eggs at the annual Easter Egg Hunt. From left are Ed Shannon, Bill Wiegman, Diane Fetscher and Rose McMenamin.
Youngsters and adults rush to gather eggs during the annual Feasterville Business Association Easter Egg Hunt at Russell Elliot Memorial Park in Feasterville.
In the News...
The Feasterville Business Association presented $14,500 in grants to Bucks County community and service organizations and also ear marked funds for college scholarships, holiday gift baskets for needy families and its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The awards were made by FBA President Rick Tyrrell from proceeds from the organization’s annual charity golf outing during a Lower Southampton Township Board of Supervisors meeting held at the township administration building in Feasterville, PA. Pictured from left are Linda Peters, secretary/treasurer of the Friends of the Lower Southampton Township Library, William F. Wiegman, Jr., president of the Council of SEPA On Alcohol And Drug Dependence, Rose McMenamin, vice president of the Playwicki Farm Foundation, Kate Sample, president of the Sunshine Foundation, Kathleen Curtin, associate director of Libertae, Linda Pupkiewicz, chairperson of the FBA Easter Egg Hunt, Peter Brown, executive director of the Lehigh Valley-Bucks County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Marge Biemuller, a volunteer at the Neshaminy Activity Center, Karen Madotto, immediate past president of the FBA accepting the grant for holiday gift baskets and scholarships, Dean Bryson, director of soccer for the Lower Southampton Athletic Association, Mandy Mundy, senior director of programs and services for the Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA), Mary-Jo May, development director for Special Equestrians, Dan Maggiani, prime sponsor of the charity golf outing and Ed Shannon, golf outing chairperson. Also receiving grants but absent from photo were Sean/Me and A Women’s Place. Now in its 69th anniversary year, the mission of the FBA is to encourage growth and progress for the betterment of the community.
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1st Wednesday of Every Month Beginning at 5:30PM
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