Bell Tavern youths raise $4K for Chester County Futures

Youth from the Bell Tavern community in Downingtown hosted their second annual fundraising event, Olympics for Little Hearts, on Saturday, September 29. About thirty children planned, promoted, and volunteered, raising $4,000 for local nonprofit Chester County Futures through ticket sales, donations, and sponsorships.    Send article as PDF   

Wells Fargo donates $5K to Chester County Futures

Wells Fargo recently donated $5,000 to Chester County futures to support the Passport To College program. From left: Michael Dankowski, Michael Lane, Maria Mc Donald, Judy McGlew. EXTON — Maria McDonald, Executive Director of Chester County Futures  and Judy McGlew, Senior Development Officer , accepted a $5,000 grant from Michael Dankowski, Assistant Vice President and District Manager for...

Middle school students help make marketing plan

Students from Kennett and Phoenixville Middle Schools worked to develop marketing plans as part of Chester County Futures AHEAD Camp. KENNETT SQUARE — Chatham Financial hosted the first Chester County Futures AHEAD Camp on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  Over 40 students from Kennett Middle School and Phoenixville Middle School spent the day working on a Project Based Learning curriculum with Chatham...

Crowd-pleasing literacy celebration continues to grow

Hundreds expected to converge at CASH for ‘Read Across America’ on Friday By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times West Caln Township Police Chief Curt Martinez, who read a Dr. Seuss book during the 2013 “Read Across America” program, will return for this year’s event. Don’t let the heavy police presence deter you from attending the annual “Read Across America” festivities...

College and Career Expo at Lincoln U., Aug. 8

EXTON — Chester County Futures will host its Annual College and Career Expo at Lincoln University on Thursday, Aug. 8. Over 220 local students from the program will spend the day meeting college admissions representatives, career presenters and attending workshops.  The day will begin with special remarks from Brian C. Zwaan, President of Penn Liberty Bank and Board Member of Elite Companies...