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 and dinner meeting at 4:30 PM held at Brookside Manor.
Meetings – are held the first Wednesday of each month except July and August. Cocktails and Networking at 5:30PM and Dinner at 6:30PM. Meetings are held at Brookside Manor, Somerton Springs, 50 Bustleton Pike in Feasterville, PA 19053.
AREA YOUNGSTERS INVITED TO JOIN THE EASTER BUNNY FOR THE FEASTERVILLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 24
Area youngsters are invited to join the Easter Bunny for the annual Feasterville Business Association’s Easter Egg Hunt to be held at Russell Elliot Memorial Park, located at 150 Buck Road, Feasterville, PA on Saturday, March 24 beginning at 10 a.m. sharp.
According to Linda Pupkiewicz, FBA event chairperson, “All area children are invited to join the fun and festivities of the association’s holiday egg hunt compliments of the FBA.” Prizes will be awarded to the leading egg gatherers.
“Through the years this has been a wonderful event for both young and old to come out to and enjoy,” she states. Parents are encouraged to bring a camera for pictures of their children with the Easter Bunny. The Friends of the Lower Southampton Library are co-sponsoring the event.
For additional information, contact Linda Pupkiewicz at 215-355-1183. Now in its 69th anniversary year, the mission of the Feasterville Business Association is to foster and encourage growth and progress for the betterment of the community.
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.
On October 4, 2017 the Feasterville Business Association inducted three new members. Pictured on the left is Karen Madotto (President), Joseph Mortimer (Select Jewelers), Sharon Lindley (Edible Arrangements Feasterville), Dianna Yurko (Autocrafters Carstar Collision) and Mike Hughes (Chairperson of the Membership Committee). Not in Photo, Shawn Swaim, (SJS Digital), Erika Markowitz (STREAM), Dan Mortimer (Dan's Cleaning)
Parading With The FBA
The Feasterville Business Association’s 2017 college scholarship winners pose with FBA officials prior to walking with the association’s Belgium horse drawn wagon in the annual Lower Southampton Township July 4th parade. Sharing the moment (from left) are FBA member Ed Shannon, Lower Southampton Township supervisor and co-chairperson of the parade, Rose McMenamin, a board member of the association and a member of the FBA July 4th parade committee, scholarship winners Neel Patel, Maria Calderon, and Valerie Kelmansky and Dennis Markowitz, treasurer of the FBA. The three students, all Neshaminy High Seniors were selected based on academic performance, extracurricular activities and community service. Each was awarded a $1,200 college scholarship from the professional business association. The FBA was the lead sponsor for this year’s July 4th parade and celebration.
Past President's Award
PAST PRESIDENT’S AWARD: William F. Wiegman, Jr. (second from right) receives the past president’s award and director’s chair for his service to the Feasterville Business Association from FBA president Karen Madotto (right) during the annual Frolic held at Brookside Manor at Somerton Springs in Feasterville, PA. Sharing the photo (from left) are Rose McMenamin, chairperson of the event and Ed Shannon, a Lower Southampton Township supervisor and chairperson of the Person of the Year committee. Some 125 invited guests and government officials were in attendance for the annual event which also included the FBA’s presentation of the Person of the Year award. Now in its 68th anniversary year, the mission of the Feasterville Business Association is to foster and encourage growth and progress for the betterment of the community.
FBA ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS FOR 2017
Karen Madotto, branch manager of Penn Community Bank in Bensalem, PA has been elected president of the Feasterville Business Association, it was announced today. She moves up from her position as financial secretary replacing William Wiegman, Jr., retired chief of police of Lower Southampton Township. Wiegman will take a position as a director on the FBA executive board.
Also elected were Rick Tyrrrell, owner of Cheese Dawgs Restaurant in Feasterville, PA, vice president, Dennis Markowitz, retired founder and COO of the Financial Group Plus family of companies, Southampton, PA, treasurer, Linda Pupkiewicz, assistant director of the Lower Southampton Township Library, recording secretary, Tracy Freels, a representative for SRS Marketing Company, Inc., of Southampton, PA, financial secretary, Diane Fetscher, a financial advisor at Edward Jones Investments in center-city Philadelphia, corresponding secretary and Michael R. Lesher, senior project manager for Regal Properties, Inc., Langhorne, PA, sergeant-at-arms.
Also elected to the position of director were Stewart Gritz, president of Junk King of Bucks County, Feasterville, PA, Jim Kelly, president of Jim Kelly Public Adjusters, Bensalem, PA and Pradeep Kohli, assistant vice president and branch manager of Univest Bank, Bensalem, PA. Retained as directors for a second year were, Stu Coren, president of Rosen Coren marketing and public relations agency, Langhorne, PA, Susan Harrison, co-owner of the Greater Philadelphia Abstract Company, Trevose, PA and Linda Lowney, co-owner of Town and Country Kennel, Inc., Langhorne, PA.
Now in its 68th anniversary year, the Feasterville Business Association encourages growth and progress for the betterment of the community. For additional information or to join, contact the FBA at 215-436-9768 or email FeastervilleBA@gmail.com. You can also visit the FBA on the web at www.feasterville.biz.
gRow your business with the FBA
1st Wednesday of Every Month Beginning at 5:30PM
Dinner at 6:30PM