Apr
    23
    Tue
    Business Card Exchange at FIFS @ Franconia Insurance & Financial Services 199 Telford Pike Telford
    Apr 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Join us at Franconia Insurance & Financial Services (FIFS) on Tuesday, April 23, from 4:30 6:30 pm for networking. Enjoy some food and drinks (including Jesse’s Barbeque and Landis Supermarket, catch up with colleagues, make new contacts, win some door prizes, and help FIFS celebrate their 25th anniversary of being an independent agency.

    FIFS has been serving area families and businesses since 1994. As an independent organization, they are able to focus on serving their clients’ needs, with prudence and diligence, offering a wide array of options and custom-tailored solutions. www.fifsinc.com

    Apr
    25
    Thu
    Economic Forecast
    Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

    Join us for an “Economic Forecast,” Thursday, April 25. The membership luncheon will be held at the Indian Valley Country Club, 650 Bergey Road, Telford.

    Presenter: Timothy Chubb, Chief Investment Officer, Girard, a Univest Wealth Division

    As chief investment officer for Girard, a Univest Wealth Division, Tim oversees the firm’s investment process and creates strategies aimed at meeting the unique financial needs of Girard’s clients. Tim passionately shares his knowledge of financial markets and the economy making him a trusted resource for clients planning their long-term financial goals. Previously, Tim worked at SEI Investments and Diversified Financial Group, LLC. Tim is a graduate of West Chester University with a Bachelor of Science in finance. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Philadelphia.

    TOPICS:

    Will the economy continue the strong growth trends from 2018?
    Will the long-overdue recession drag down the economy in 2019?
    Interest rates
    Unemployment
    How will the yet-to-be-completely settled trade war with China disrupt economic growth?

    We look forward to seeing you at this important event!

    Reservations can be made by Calling, Email or Register online

    Please note: Cancellation notice must be given 24 hours prior to the event for refunds or credits

    Apr
    27
    Sat
    Annual International Spring Festival
    Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

    The 28th Annual International Spring Festival will celebrate multi-cultural diversity through the visual, culinary and performing arts of more than 30 countries and will also feature a Family Health and Wellness Fair. The ISF is one of the largest multicultural festivals in the mid-Atlantic region attracting thousands of people each year.

    At 11:30am, a grand parade will kick off the festivities and at noon the main stage will feature appearances by U.S. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, U.S. Congresswoman Madeline Dean, Montgomery County Commissioners Val Arkoosh, Ken Lawrence and Joe Gale; Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub, Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny, State Senators Bob Mensch and Maria Collett, State Representatives Steve Malagari, Todd Stephens, Marcy Toepel, Matt Bradford, Joe Webster and Liz Hanbidge, Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg and other elected local and state officials; members of Law Enforcement, Community, Business, and Educational leaders, who all come together to celebrate the rich culture of the region.

    There will be dynamic and exciting multi-cultural entertainment on 7 different stages throughout the day. Some of the highlights include Voloshky Ukrainian Dancers, Guang Hua Chinese School, Fitzpatrick School of Irish Dance, International Ballet, Red Hill Jazz Band, Latin Jazz Trio, West Philadelphia Orchestra playing Balkanese Music, Superheroes Unite, ArCoNet Youth and Chamber Orchestra, Phyllis Chapell (International singer fluent in 11 different languages), and the Harmony Theater performing an act from the play 101 Dalmatians. North Penn School District will also be holding a Black History Oratorical Contest and the Planetarium will be showing Constellations of the North Sky.

    The 2019 Family Health and Wellness Fair at the International Spring Festival, presented by Abington Jefferson Health, the Montgomery County Health Alliance and the North Penn YMCA, will feature free interactive health exhibits including the “Strollin Colon”, resource information and health screenings from a variety of providers. Rapping About Prevention, Inc. will engage families in energizing and fun exercise. The Volunteer Medical Services Corps. of Lansdale will provide Hands Only CPR education and demonstrate emergency equipment. Attendees should complete a “Ticket to Health” (available at the health fair) to be eligible for door prizes, which will be drawn throughout the day.

    Veterans who bring DD214 can also receive free photo ID cards that can be used for discounts throughout the county, that will be issued by the staff of Jeanne Sorg, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds. There are many fun and educational activities for children, including trying on culture specific attire and costumes and playing with musical instruments from various countries. The Passport Program is an activity in which kids learn facts about different countries and upon completion of the program, they have a chance to create art as well as win prizes.

    May
    4
    Sat
    6th Annual Plant Sale & Vendor Event @ Living Hope Farm 461 Indian Creek Road Harleysville PA
    May 4 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

    This is our largest fundraiser of the year and we are excited to bring back vendors to this years event!

    This year we are growing 11,000 organic vegetable, herb, & flower plants to sell!!

    This event is held Rain or Shine! 2 years we had torrential rains and wind and still we exceeded our fundraising goal!! Our local community is awesome!

    May
    9
    Thu
    Joint Happy Hour at Arbour Square @ Arbour Square of Harleysville 695 Main Street Harleysville PA
    May 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    Join us for a joint Happy Hour with Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce. Take advantage of this opportunity to mingle with old friends, make new connections, and invite guests to this lively Chamber function.

    May
    10
    Fri
    LeaderCast Live 2019: Leading Healthy Teams @ Calvary Church 820 Route 113 Souderton
    May 10 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event in the world, broadcast live each year from Atlanta to hundreds of Host Sites around the globe. In 2019, Leadercast Live will bring together experts in leadership and organizational health to help attendees master the art and science of developing and leading healthy teams.

    As leaders, we may wonder what defines a team’s success. Is it based solely on achievement, or is there more to the story? The best leaders know a successful team is made when focus, care, attention and development are directed to its members. Healthy teams yield effective collaboration, fulfilled employees, high organizational engagement and greater long-term success. Learn what it takes to ensure your team functions at its highest and healthiest.

    Be empowered in your leadership. Our mission is to fill the world with leaders worth following. We’re confident the lessons you’ll learn at Leadercast Live will make you a better leader.

    Learn what it means to lead a healthy team. Leadercast Live 2019 will provide you with the tools and resources you need to lead your team effectively so you can work together to bring success to your organization.

    Add to your leadership toolbox. You’ll hear a lot of wisdom from the leaders who take our stage. Each of them will share actionable tools and insights you can take with you back to your workplace.

    Hear from world-renowned experts. Our lineup of speakers will give you practical guidance on how to enhance your leadership, both for yourself and your team.

    Network with leaders just like you. You will be surrounded by leaders from all industries and backgrounds who are there for the same reason you are: to further themselves on their leadership journey.

    Earn CEU credits. Attend Leadercast Live 2019 and you can receive continuing education credits in human resources (HRCI and SHRM), nursing (Alabama State Nurses Association) and general fields.

    2019 Leadercast Speaker Line Up

    Continuing Education Credits

    May
    15
    Wed
    LEAD Class Graduation 2019 @ Bay Pony Inn 508 Old Skippack Road Lederach
    May 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

    Join us in congratulating the LEAD IV Class of 2019! We will hear from the students themselves about their course of study, how they have grown as leaders over the past several months and how they incorporate their new skills into their everyday work lives.

    May
    18
    Sat
    Women’s Wellness Event
    May 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Join St. Luke’s Quakertown in celebrating National Women’s Health Week Bring a friend, connect and learn about St. Luke’s women’s health services in our community! Make YOUR health a priority and build positive habits for life. Physician talks featuring Orthopedics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Urology, Physical Therapy, and more! Free Health & Wellness Screenings Healthy Snacks and Giveaways Upper Perkiomen YMCA Yoga/Mindfulness Session

    May
    22
    Wed
    Business Builder: “How to Succeed in Sales” @ Souderton Area School District Office 760 Lower Road Souderton
    May 22 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

    More details to come…

    Ribbon Cutting Telford Night Market @ Marketplace at Telford Station Penn Avenue & Main Street Telford PA 18969
    May 22 @ 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

    The Telford Night Market is a seasonal family-friendly open-air night market. TNM features independent vendors selling curated food, fresh produce, merchandise and art. TNM has live music, kids’ crafts and games, and a seating area to have dinner or a snack. TNM works with surrounding nonprofits and businesses for community collaborations that celebrate the diversity and heritage of Telford, PA