Each month, the Rotary Club of Bensalem’s Student of the Month program recognizes the unique achievements of two students in the Bensalem School District. To be considered for the honor, students must possess a combination of high academic standards, community involvement and extracurricular activities.
The infamous Christine Rich of Comedy Central (and former resident of Buck County!) will be appearing at Salem Creekside Inn on Saturday, March 22nd. Come out for a great night of laughs with friends and family. You wont be disappointed!
Picture this: You come home from a long day at work, you rush the kids off to their activities, bring them home and sit them down with their homework and then your personal chef calls you to the dinner table and serves you and your family a hot and satisfying home-made meal. Wait, what was that last part? Yeah, I know. That will never happen. Wishful thinking. But what if there was actually a way to come home to a hot and ready-to-eat meal? Well there is!
The severe winter weather has left our roads looking a little worse for wear. OK, a lot worse. Small bumps in the road have turned into massive craters just waiting to bend rims, flatten tires, and wreak havoc on suspensions. In some areas, literally entire sections of the road are missing. So as I was driving the other day, dodging potholes left and right, I thought to myself, “Why the heck do they call these craters in the road potholes?” They aren’t made by pots, they don’t look like pots, PennDot doesn’t fix them with pots. Who’s crazy idea was it to call them potholes? I asked a few people if they knew the answer to this nagging question of mine and nobody had a clue. So I did what any 21st century person would do: I Googled it. What I found was quite interesting so I’ve decided to share it with you.
Bensalem is home to many great non-profit organizations. One such organization is the St. Francis – St. Joseph Home for Children. Founded in 1888, St. Francis – St. Joseph is part of the networks of Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese and has a long, historical tradition of caring for young boys in need.
Apple co-creator and long-time chief executive Steve Jobs was nothing short of a prodigy when it came to turning Apple into one of the most innovative companies in the U.S. Started in a garage in the 1970’s, Jobs’ business savvy, persistence and ability to think outside the box turned Apple into the 3rd largest company in the history of our economy. His impressive running of Apple from the time of it’s inception as a small business, leaves other small business owners with a multitude of lessons to learn from when it comes to how they can become successful as well. The following are just a few of the business lessons we can learn from Steve Jobs: