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SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce Magazine

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Southern Chester County Table of Contents Fall/Winter 2021

In Each Issue Chairman’s Welcome................................. 8 SCCCC Program and Event Calendar......... 9 A Message from the President................. 10 Special Editorial Focus: Introduction....... 11 Advertiser’s Index.................................... 47 SCCCC Membership Index...................... 48 SCCCC Business Directory...................... 53

Special Editorial Focus: The Progression of Change in Adult and Continuing Education Lincoln University.................................... 14 Penn State Extension ............................... 20 Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences............................... 24 University of Delaware............................ 28 West Chester University.......................... 34 Widener University.................................. 38 Delaware County Community College.... 44 6

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Chairman’s Welcome Dear Members and Friends, In the Spring edition of the CONNECTIONS magazine, the notion of Re-Connecting, Re-Engaging and Re-Suming business was highlighted. With the dog days of summer behind us, it is now time to think about the fall business season. My favorite fall things include the crisp cool mornings, a warm cup of coffee (PSL), anything pumpkin, warm apple cider donuts, golfing (no leaves preferred), and visiting wineries and breweries with family and friends. From a business perspective (for me anyway), this is the time of year to attend community, civic and networking events; making time to re-connect with business colleagues you lost touch with over the summer; meeting new business community members, and finding ways to help them grow or make introductions. For our Chamber, things look a little different this fall as we moved our Annual Gala to September. We are looking forward to launching a new (in-person) speaker series ~ Leaders In Motion. The objective of the new series is to bring critical topics to our business community presented by local leaders and share ideas to help us all grow and thrive. We are thankful for you, our Chamber Members, and to our community partners. We hope the remainder of 2021 provides you with fruitful experiences to connect, grow and thrive in your business. As always, the Chamber is here to guide you in that journey. All the best, Betsy Niedziejko SCCCC Chairman of the Board (WSFS Bank)

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|CONNECTIONS| A Message from the President Dear Members and Friends, After more than a year and a half of disruption, devastation, and loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are finally beginning to see signs of hope and recovery in spite of continued setbacks. However, we also realize that the situation remains difficult for many around our region and beyond. If you are struggling, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. If we cannot provide support, the chances are excellent that we will know someone who can and will. We are proud to produce the fall issue of CONNECTIONS with our member and partner, Ad Pro, Inc., who also publishes the Chester County Press as well as numerous supplements. As you peruse these pages, take time to read and share the information in our special editorial focus: “The Progression of Change in Adult and Continuing Education.” Through the use of Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and other similar platforms, adult and continuing education offers many opportunities for adult students. Our exclusive magazine provides a wealth of information, inspiration, and creative ideas for readers, not to mention serving as an excellent resource to connect with Chamber members for your business and personal needs. Take time to connect with our advertisers—and keep the Advertiser Index handy

for when you are in need of a product or service. We greatly appreciate their support. Last but not least, as we make our way through the fall and winter months, take time to stay connected and engaged. We are here for you, and we want you to take advantage of all we have to offer. Thank you – Best regards, Cheryl B. Kuhn

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Local colleges pivot for the future, new ways to serve community By Ken Mammarella Contributing Wrtier

Valuable lessons to make you a more desirable worker and a better person are just a short drive away, thanks to the area’s vibrant colleges and universities. They offer plenty of classes online, as well. “We want readers to see that there are exciting and convenient opportunities and programs all around,” Cheryl Kuhn, president of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, said in explaining the theme of this issue of Connections magazine. These institutions, like those in every business sector, quickly pivoted at the start of the pandemic last year, and their plans for this school year may change again, depending on the spread of the virus. They have been transforming their educational offerings while also initiating new ways to serve and enrich their communities. The chamber asked these institutions to share stories about some of their innovations. Here are highlights of the essays that follow. Delaware County Community College has seven campuses in Chester and Delaware counties, including Pennocks Bridge Campus, in the Chester County Technical College High School in West Grove, with courses in early childhood education, information technology and science. One innovation is online: Continued on Page 12

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Spanish for the Professions, a certification based on two courses. The courses can be used as supplementary preparation for paralegal, early childhood education, business and many other careers. “Perhaps you are an adult student who wants or needs to re-skill and train for an exciting new career,” president Dr. L. Joy Gates Black said. “Wherever you are in your journey, we are here to help you achieve your goals.” Lincoln University’s Center for the Study of the Underground Railroad and Voices Underground will host its inaugural conference next spring. “Considering that the Mid-Atlantic was a major hub used to get enslaved Blacks to freedom, this will be a historic conference,” said Dr. Nafeesa Muhammad, assistant professor of history. The university and the Square Roots Collective also founded Voices Underground, a coalition whose members are united by their commitment to a thriving Kennett Square. “Voices Underground’s mission is to promote the African American cultural heritage of the Chester County area by creating a world-class public monument and ongoing creative programming in celebration of the Underground Railroad,” said Gregory Thompson, executive director of Voices Underground. Penn State Extension is dedicated to delivering sciencebased information to people, businesses and communities. Pennsylvania leads the nation in the number of farms that sell directly to the consumer, so the PA Farm Market Finder is an interactive map to more than a thousand of them. “We can help everyone from business owners to farmers to individuals,” said Carla J. Snyder, an Extension Educator and Associate State Program Leader of the Energy, Business and Community Vitality team. Other foresighted programs include Under the Ground, a retail coaching program that uses secret shoppers; Food for Profit, for aspiring and growing food businesses; and The Latinx Agricultural Network, which connects educators, students, faculty, administrators and grassroots advisors to the important Latino community statewide. Latinos and Hispanics make up 75 percent of the agricultural workforce in the U.S., and in some Pennsylvania industries, such mushrooms, about 90 percent workers are Latinos. Penn State College of Agriculture instructors went out to a dairy farm and outfitted a garage with an irrigation system while their students stayed at home. In another class, students were safely assigned to go on a scavenger hunt for fungi near their homes. 12

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The University of Delaware Division of Professional and Continuing Studies has helped businesses chart post-pandemic futures with programs like Business Analysis, Project Management and Social Media Marketing to guide organization. West Chester University’s Continuing Professional Education customizes seminars and courses for companies to up-skill their staff and maintain their competitive edge. The university, with 17,000 students, is the largest institution in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Widener University’s Small Business Development Center provided nocost consulting services to help turn the site of the former Community Hospital of Chester into the Silvercare Health Center. The project will create 300 jobs.

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Lincoln University to host major Underground Railroad Conference Courtesy photo by Lincoln University

The original arch at the older entrance to the school celebrated its 100th anniversary this year.

Lincoln University, the nation’s oldest degreegranting historically black university, is inviting the public to join a conference on the Underground Railroad. It will take place next spring at the main campus in Lower Oxford. The university’s Center for the Study of the Underground Railroad and Voices Underground — an organization focused on preserving and sharing the Underground Railroad’s story — will host its inaugural conference: “Seeking Freedom: The Underground Railroad in the Mid-Atlantic.” The three-day conference will be held Thursday through Saturday, March 31 to April 2, 2022. This is just one example of the many initiatives Lincoln University has undertaken to achieve the mission to reach out and share itself with the community. “Considering that the Mid-Atlantic was a major hub used to get enslaved Blacks to freedom, this will be a historic conference,” said Dr. Nafeesa Muhammad, assistant professor of history at Lincoln University and a member of the convening committee. “As the first degree-granting historically black college and university (HBCU) that was a physical site of the Underground Railroad, it is exceptionally interesting to be hosting this inaugural conference.” The conference organizers recently released a call for papers, panels and roundtables to 14

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historians, preservationists, independent scholars, social scientists, community leaders and undergraduate and graduate students. The organizers are particularly interested in paper proposals that focus on the Mid-Atlantic states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and southern New York. “We encourage individuals to submit proposals who are researching sites of memory, the role of HBCUs such as Lincoln University and Cheyney University, and the importance of the free and enslaved African American community through the end of the Civil War,” Muhammad said. The organizers are also seeking papers that explore any or all the diverse complexities of the Underground Railroad, including known and unknown physical sites (homes, corridors, routes) and those that extract the voices of the unheard, invisible and underrated. “We welcome research that demythologizes the story and memory of the Underground Railroad,” Muhammad added. The conference’s other convening committee members are Dr. Gregory Thompson, the executive director of Voices Underground, an initiative to build a national memorial to the Underground Railroad outside of Philadelphia; and Dr. Paul Finkelman, the president of Gratz College, in Melrose Park, Pennsylvania, a widely published author who is a specialist on slavery, civil rights, race relations, and African American history and has written extensively on Fugitive Slaves Laws and the relationship of slavery to the U.S. Constitution.

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Lincoln University president Brenda Allen, left, and Board of Trustees Chairman Teresa Braswell surround honorary degree recipient Emery Wimbish at graduation ceremonies in May 2021.

Conference registration fees will be $75 in-person, $50 virtual and $30 for students. In an earlier related event, more than 800 people, including students and local residents, packed the University’s International Cultural Center on Oct. 30, 2019, for a sneak preview of “Harriet,” a film that depicts the life of Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad ‘conductor.’ The film, which opened nationwide on Nov. 1, 2019, stars Cynthia Erivo in the title role, along with Janelle Monáe and Leslie Odom Jr. “I wanted to see the entire representation of the story,” said Fabiola St. Luc, a Lincoln student studying biology from New Jersey. “At times, Hollywood doesn’t fully depict what truly happened in history. I wanted to see how they portrayed Harriet Tubman and the creators did really well and Cynthia Erivo embodied Harriet!” Vivian Brown, a resident of Kennett Square, attended the film with friends. “This film was moving and impressive,” Brown said. “Last year, I had the opportunity to visit where Harriet [Tubman] lived in New York for a little while. This provided some context and insight into the film.” The pre-screening was the first of many local events to be presented over the course of the year by Voices Underground (VU), a new local initiative launched by Lincoln University and the Square Roots Collective — a Kennett Square community organization. The organization is a collection of enterprises — for-profit businesses, Continued on Page 16

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nonprofit ventures, formal and informal partnerships, and associations with like-minded organizations—united by their commitment to a thriving Kennett Square. “Our goal was not only to remind community members of the power of Harriet Tubman’s life and the significance of the Underground Railroad in our community, but also to introduce the work of Voices Underground,” said Gregory Thompson, the executive director of Voices Underground. “Voices Underground’s mission is to promote the African American cultural heritage of the Chester County area by creating a world-class public monument and ongoing creative programming in celebration of the Underground Railroad,” he added. Lincoln University President Brenda A. Allen said the presentation of the film in partnership with Square Roots Collective was a sterling example of one of the University’s strategic plan goals: leveraging partnerships to contribute to the cultural life of the community. Allen also noted that the town of Lincoln University, located just north of the Mason-Dixon Line, was likely a key stop on the Underground Railroad, making this evolving project with Voices Underground very exciting and relevant for Lincoln University today. “It was terrific to have our students and community members sitting side-by-side experiencing this important, moving film,” she said. “In these troubling times, the undaunted courage that Harriet Tubman displayed again and again is a model for all of us to emulate.” Lincoln University also spreads its talented arts and music culture beyond the campus. The Lincoln University Concert Choir is one of the premier organizations on the campus of Lincoln University and

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membership is open to all students in any major. Its vocal prowess and penchant for maintaining the African American choral traditions in their music have allowed the choir to achieve a reputation of excellence on the regional, state, and national levels. The singers who make up this extraordinary choral ensemble hail from all corners of the globe and are pursuing degrees in a variety of academic disciplines. The Lincoln University Concert Choir members serve as ambassadors for the university by building relationships with communities, touring extensively, and performing recruitment concerts at churches of all denominations and K-12 schools throughout the country. Some of the choir’s most recent tours have

New Lincoln graduates present their hoods signifying their achievement at the commencement ceremony 2019.

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sports teams including the Philadelphia Phillies and the Philadelphia Eagles. In 2019 and 2020, the choir was also invited to participate in the HBCU Choral Festival at Norfolk State University. The Lincoln University Concert Choir encompasses some of the greatest talents on campus; including in its ranks are officers of the Student Government Association, the Lincoln University Royal Court, and members from the university’s athletic department. Lincoln University reaches out to share its physical facilities in the community as well. One such group whose performances have been enhanced by the relationship with Lincoln is the Avon Grove Community Theater, which, until the pandemic hit last year, has performed musicals open to the public in the Ware theater – shows like “The Music Man” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The theater was built with the support of a grant from the U.S. Rep. John Ware Foundation and has state of the arts facilities for little-theater performances. When the theater is not engaged in its annual summer musicals, it is used for classroom instruction on campus.

Emery Wimbish, the former dean of the Langston Hughes Memorial Library and guardian of Hughes’s collection of books, greets the graduates upon his receipt of an honorary doctorate at commencement in May 2021.

Director of Corporate Relations & Strategic Partnerships Martin Harrison said building relationships between the university and the community is beneficial to both. The administration at Lincoln is well-represented on nearby boards and commissions as well, he added. “Lincoln is an anomaly among black colleges and

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The Ware Theater was made possible by a grant from the late U.S. Rep. John Ware who lived in and represented Oxford.

universities. Most of them are in the south and most of them reflect the communities around the campuses,” he said. “[At Lincoln] most of the student body does not reflect the surrounding community. There is sometimes a level of distrust from students from, say, Baltimore and Brooklyn. Sometimes outside the campus they feel like a fish out of water when they leave. Likewise, sometimes, the community doesn’t trust the students. “There are some areas for us to grow and for the community to grow as well. But it has to be mutual. We have to tear down those barriers. That is our call and our mission,” he concluded. Press releases courtesy of Lincoln University. Editorial copy by Contributing Writer Chris Barber.

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Pennsylvania leads the nation in the number of farms that sell directly to the consumer. How can a Pennsylvania resident or a visitor to the state locate any of the more than 1,000 farmers markets that offer up the bounty of Pennsylvania’s farms? The Penn State Extension offers the PA Farm Market Finder, an interactive map that allows anyone to search for farmers markets, on-farm retail markets, and public markets—or all three. The markets are color coded to identify what kind of markets they are. People can zoom in on the interactive map to any area of the state, and more information about each farm market, including contact information, is just a click away. The PA Farm Market Finder is just one small illustration of the work that the Penn State Extension does. The Penn State Extension is a modern educational organization dedicated to delivering science-based information to people, businesses, and communities. That information is sometimes is provided face-to-face through a wide variety of programs that the Penn State Extension plans, and it is sometimes provided online. The goal, according to Carla J. Snyder, is to provide useful information when people want it, where they want it, and how they want it. 20

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“We can help everyone from business owners to farmers to individuals,” said Snyder, an Extension Educator and Associate State Program Leader of the Energy, Business and Community Vitality team. The PA Farm Market Finder helps connect farm markets with customers. The Penn State Extension has a long tradition of bringing unbiased support and education directly to residents in Pennsylvania. That support can come in many different forms. That, and the education is delivered through a variety of different programs and methods. According to the Penn State Extension website, the Extension program teams “consist of a collection of educators, associates, and faculty that come together from various units when their expertise is needed.” Many of the program team members live and work alongside the people they are helping, and these teams form unique partnerships with state and county governments to facilitate collaboration with industry, private organizations, and others. Each program team participates in an ongoing development process to determine what educational programming is needed by citizens, communities and industry sectors across the state. This process includes gathering input from stakeholders and customers to ensure that the Extension Teams are working to find timely, research-based solutions in the areas people care about most. Snyder mentioned just a few programs that the Penn State

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Maria Gorgo is standing on the far right with Spanish speaking class participants. There are more than 1,000 farmers markets across the state that offer up the bounty of Pennsylvania’s farms.

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Another program is Food for Profit, which provides specialized education for aspiring and growing food businesses. This program offers a mix of modules that owners can select to fit their business needs. Topics include financing your business, marketing, business structure, e-commerce, record keeping, food safety, partnerships and conflicts, and recruitment and retention. In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, the Penn State Extension is offerings a program focused on leasing land for utility-scale solar in the Commonwealth. This is an illustration of how Penn State Extension identifies an issue of importance and then offers a solution, as increasing numbers of landowners in Pennsylvania are being approached to lease their land to be a part of a large solar facility. The series helps these landowners to understand the implications of the process they may encounter after a solar energy company contacts them. Maria Gorgo, who is a Food Safety, IPM and Water Quality Extension Educator and part of the Extension’s Horticulture Team, pointed to The Latinx Agricultural Network as an example of how the Penn State Extension is making a difference in the community. The Latinx Agricultural Network is a Community of Practice in Penn State Extension designed to serve the needs of the Latino community in Pennsylvania. A team of educators, students, faculty, administrators, and grassroots advisors are working strategically to enhance outreach and education efforts across all sectors of the Penn State Extension portfolio to connect to a growing community in the state. According to the recently announced results of the 2020 National Census, the Latino population in the U.S., which includes people of any race, was 62.1 million in 2020. The Latino population grew by 23 percent since 2010, while the population that was not of Latino origin grew by

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4.3 percent during the same time. Latinos and Hispanics make up 75 percent of the agricultural workforce in the U.S., and in some Pennsylvania industries, such as the mushroom industry, about 90 percent of the workers are Latinos. The Latinx Agricultural Network has undertaken several initiatives to increase communication, build collaboration, and expand resources to the Latino community. Outreach to and support for the Latino community can take many forms—everything from creating a new Facebook page that is in Spanish to planning leadership training sessions in Spanish for farm supervisors. Through a collaborative effort among the Horticulture, Latinx Agricultural Network, and Leadership and Community Vitality teams, 46 participants representing 10 farms and five organizations participated in the Leadership Training in Spanish Language for Farm Supervisors program training. A survey after the training sessions revealed that 95 percent of the participants thought the training was helpful, with 67 percent saying that it was significantly helpful.

The Penn State Extension offers the PA Farm Market Finder, an interactive map that allows anyone to search for farmers markets, on-farm retail markets, and public markets.

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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences is one of the nation’s best for agricultural research

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Julian Avery’s field work never stops. Even in the dead of winter during a pandemic, Avery is in the wilds scouting animal habitat in preparation for the spring semester.

Instructors found creative ways to keep students engaged during the pandemic The Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences traces its roots to 1855 and is widely recognized as one of the nation’s top institutions for agricultural research and education programs. It’s no surprise, then, that the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences would also be a leader when it came to finding new and improved ways of engaging with students. The AG Science Magazine recently highlighted how some of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences instructors responded to the challenges that the pandemic presented. Julian Avery, an assistant research professor of wildlife ecology and conservation for Penn State, knew that he couldn’t just transition to lecturing on Zoom to the students in his Amphibians and Reptiles course—it was designed to be taught in person and in the field. “We typically spend the whole time outside looking at animals and their habitats,” Avery told AG Science Magazine. “I had no idea how I was going do that remotely.” 24

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Since he couldn’t take the students into the field, Avery decided to do his best to bring the field to the students. He went out to the sites on his own, filmed and photographed habitats and animals, and used the images to create interactive lessons. Ultimately, he said, he was pleased with the outcome, but it didn’t compare to the real deal. “It was really hard for the students,” Avery explained. “Many of them look forward to taking this class as seniors with the expectation that it’s going to be a lot of fun. I think they were disappointed because it was their last chance to do something big like this at Penn State.” Instructors across the Penn State campus shared Avery’s frustration, and they set out to find creative ways to deliver content to students. “Our faculty and staff moved to remote instruction with less than a week’s notice, and last fall many of them had to create ‘mixed-mode’ courses,” said Tracy Hoover, associate dean for undergraduate education in the college. “That required a high level of creativity, work, and planning from an instructional and assessment perspective.” Bradley Jakubowski, an instructor in the Department of

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Without access to lab and field equipment, Bradley Jakubowski built an irrigation system and a home studio for remote teaching from his garage.

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Plant Science who teaches Golf Course Irrigation Management, explained that one of his primary concerns was keeping his students engaged. “I usually include a lot of hands-on activities,” he told AG Science Magazine. “I didn’t know how I was going to be able to do that online.” Jakubowski decided to demonstrate the hands-on activities on video. He converted his garage into a classroom outfitted with a set of display tables showing irrigation system components and a variety of quick-reference items and visuals hanging on the back wall. He installed an entire irrigation system, complete with water hookup, and walked his students through the various assembly techniques. On Zoom, the class worked together to disassemble and reassemble various irrigation system components. This helped keep the students engaged. Penn State University utilized a flexible mix of inperson, remote, and online instruction during the fall semester of 2020. To prepare for her fall Advanced Dairy Herd Management course, Lisa Holden, associate professor

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of dairy science, visited the dairy farm where under normal circumstances she would have taken students on an inperson field trip, and took photos and videos with which to build a virtual field trip. The virtual field trip ended with a Zoom session with the farm owner, a nutritionist, and reproductive specialists. Instructors worked hard to create in-person opportunities for students whenever possible. Gretchen Kuldau, an associate professor of plant pathology and environmental microbiology explained, ”(W)e [Kuldau and María del Mar Jiménez Gasco] spent the summer preparing our class with a variety of activities to help our students stay engaged.” One strategy Kuldau and Jiménez Gasco, associate professor of plant pathology and environmental microbiology, used during lectures was to divide the students into breakout rooms to discuss particular questions. “This worked really well,” said Kuldau. “I think it empowered students who might not normally have spoken up to have their voices heard, maybe not directly, but through the group spokesperson.” To make the course more hands on, the instructors

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prepared kits for each student containing the supplies for growing oyster mushrooms on toilet paper rolls and for observing fungi growing out of plant seeds. They also threw in a few fungal snacks. Kuldau said the team normally takes students on a walk around campus to show them fungi up close. “To provide them with an alternative, we created a scavenger hunt so they could go out near their homes and hunt for fungi,” she said. The students took photos of what they found so they could share them with the class on Zoom. Jiménez Gasco added that offering the course remotely allowed the team to closely consider what they wanted to accomplish and how they could be more creative than usual in delivering it. “We found that some of the new activities worked out better than we thought they would,” she said, adding that some of the activities will remain for in-person teaching. Editor’s note: Much of this information originally appeared in a story written by Sara LaJeunesse that was included in the winter/spring edition of AG Science Magazine.

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Serving learners from preschool age through postretirement age, the University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (UD PCS) provides educational opportunities for anyone seeking to enhance their academic or professional skills, begin or complete their college career or enrich their personal life. UD PCS also offers customized education services to businesses, organizations and professional associations within our geographic region. As the adult and nontraditional learners’ portal to the University of Delaware, UD PCS impacts thousands of students each year by providing them access to UD credit courses and degree offerings, professional development courses, certificate programs, specialized conferences, workshops and lifelong learning member cooperatives throughout the state. Whether an individual wants to begin a degree, complete a degree, gain credentials, prepare for standardized tests or participate in lifelong learning opportunities, UD PCS has a program or course for them. “Learning does not stop after high school or college; it continues throughout one’s lifetime,” said George Irvine, associate vice provost for Professional and Continuing Studies. “Truly focused on lifelong learning, UD PCS is proud to serve local, 28

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national and global learners and organizations through our high-quality and workforce-relevant programs.” Helping our region recover As every individual has undoubtedly experienced in his or her professional and personal life, the COVID-19 crisis confronted everyone with a set of challenges that nobody could have anticipated. Though there certainly was an adjustment period, UD PCS has not missed a beat and remained steadfast in our commitment to our learners. As members of the community we serve, UD PCS’ unwavering focus is on what we can do for each student our neighbors and our friends, and are concerned about everyone in the region and is continuing to do its part to aid in the ongoing recovery. It is pleased to help those affected take the next steps forward by providing indemand programming supported by financial assistance and complemented with free seminars. Along with scholarships, UD PCS offers payment plans as well as discounts for early registration, active military members and veterans, memberships in business associations, groups of two or more, and UD students and alumni. “The continuous need for lifelong learning does not cease during a global pandemic, so UD PCS is proud to provide just-in-time education to community members who have been adversely affected by COVID-19,” said Irvine.

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“Despite new challenges, we will continue to help learners of all ages upskill, reskill and refocus.” UD PCS offers timely programming Throughout the pandemic, UD PCS has been able to draw some comfort by seeing how many of its programs are providing training for professions and skills that have had substantial increases in the need for proficient practitioners. Healthcare has justifiably been in the spotlight, and its Advanced Telehealth Coordinator, Clinical Trials Management and RN Refresher programs have proven to be quite timely and necessary, and there continues to be numerous employment opportunities for people with these skills.

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Many of the critical decisions and actions taken by healthcare, business and other professionals are driven by data from information technology professionals. To complement UD PCS’ Predictive Analytics and Data Mining course, previously known as Analytics: Optimizing Big Data, it recently introduced a Foundations of R for Data Analysis class that was prompted by requests from former students. Lifelong learners embrace diversity Along with taking pride in its programs that provide professional preparation or put the student in a position to advance, UD PCS is pleased to present lifelong learning opportunities for those who may have wrapped up their careers or are just looking to expand their knowledge in a friendly environment. Hosting one of the earliest and largest lifelong learning programs in the country, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is open to adults aged 50+ to take and teach classes together, with course offerings determined by member interest as well as the passions and expertise of the dedicated volunteer member-instructors, with no grades, exams or educational prerequisites. OLLI members have provided great support to UD PCS’ commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in its services, programs and operations, and its focus on partnering with the larger UD community to work toward a common goal of making the University of Delaware a welcoming and inclusive institution. A member-led Diversity Committee developed initiatives for creating a welcoming and inclusive OLLI climate with initiatives that included mentoring elementary school students, tutoring adults, promoting introductory membership certificates in underrepresented communities, and launching a Celebration of Cultures. Strengthening global programs Along with having a local impact, the UD PCS reach extends beyond the borders of Delaware and the region. In 2020, learners in 57 countries across six continents participated in UD PCS noncredit programs. Over the last few years, UD PCS has presented its Clinical Trials Management program to students in India, met with Haiti Ambassador Hervé H. Denis about potential education opportunities for his country, and supported the International Coaching Apprenticeship in Basketball Certificate program and the International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Program. While it does not have a crystal ball to predict the future, UD PCS is doing all it can to help each students navigate the changing landscape by providing top-flight programming to prepare them to excel professionally and personally. For more information, visit www.pcs.udel.edu or call 302-831-7600.

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A world of educational opportunities at West Chester University West Chester University offers more than 180 academic opportunities in 50 different fields of study, including resources for professionals and businesses alike With an enrollment of more than 17,000, West Chester University is the largest institution in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Part of the University’s success lies in its variety of academic opportunities (more than 180 options), its growing number of online programs, and its dedication to customizable education for businesses and workers alike. Across the country, the majority of college students are considered nontraditional. WCU’s many academic opportunities are designed to help these adult students take the all-important next step in their careers, whether they need a workshop or training seminar, a new professional certification, a college degree to facilitate a career change, or an advanced degree. For businesses and employees, there are many 34

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different programs and services that WCU offers that can be beneficial in today’s quickly changing world. The University’s robust Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program provides training to businesses in the tri-state area through a variety of topical seminars and courses. According to Eileen Jenkins, director of CPE, these customized courses, certificate programs and workshops are beneficial to organizations and individuals in pursuit of the next step toward developing their career or business. WCU’s Continuing Professional Education works with businesses to create meaningful content that will fit the company’s specifications, including the location, budget, and training timeline that suits the business. Flexibility is important for this audience. There are in-person and virtual sessions, and the experts who provide the training offer real-world knowledge and experience that adds value

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for a greater return on investment for the business and its employees. Continuing Professional Education also participates as a certified WEDnetPA partner and is able to administer the WEDnet training grant, which provides financial help to Pennsylvania companies to up-skill staff and maintain their organization’s competitive edge. Andre J. Richburg, the executive director of WCU’s Graduate School, said that many professionals today are finding that they need an advanced degree to achieve what they want in their professional lives. “It has become more and more important to have a master’s degree,” Richburg explained. “The master’s degree trend has been building for the last decade, and today there are a lot more jobs out there that require it.” WCU has intentionally moved beyond its own borders to provide more options to students.

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For those individuals who have been in a career and need an additional degree to reach the next level, or for those who are looking to transition to a new career, the Graduate School at WCU is an accredited and affordable option. With more than 80 certificate, master’s and doctoral degree programs, including in-person, hybrid, and fully online delivery methods, WCU offers plenty of opportunities and support to help people with busy lifestyles earn the degree they need. “While we do offer some full-time programs, like our new physician assistant master’s degree program or the doctor of psychology program with on- and off-campus clinical rotations, the majority of our programs are designed for working professionals,” Richburg said. “Our main demographic is working full-time and juggling advanced courses with home and work life, so our programs emphasize flexibility. The University has seven colleges, and we offer graduate programs through six of them, so we try to meet the needs of all of those colleges as well as their students.” WCU offers graduate programs through the Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, the Sciences and Mathematics, and the Wells School of Music. The University’s steady growth over the last decade is no accident. In addition to working collaboratively with local businesses and boards to introduce in-demand programs, like the bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical product development, WCU has intentionally moved beyond its own borders to provide more options to students. One example of this is the University’s presence in Center City. West Chester University in Philadelphia offers the same top-ranked, accredited degree programs that are available on main campus in a convenient downtown location.

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Joseph H. Santivasci, the senior associate vice president of financial aid and campuses, said that the programs at the Philadelphia location are designed for adult learners who are balancing multiple priorities. That means offering part-time and evening courses as well as online options so a person can pursue the education they need while also balancing everything else in their life. “It’s about convenience and flexibility, and about meeting the students where they are,” said Santivasci. He added that WCU in Philadelphia features state-of-theart classrooms and experienced faculty with a full array of support services, all designed to meet the unique needs of adult students. Additionally, WCU offers students attending the Philadelphia campus reduced tuition and fees, making the programs among the most affordable in the entire region. Santivasci also pointed to a partnership with Delaware County Community College as another example of how WCU has expanded beyond its borders to boost convenience for students. West Chester University and Delaware County Community College signed an on-site degree completion agreement that allows students to earn both their associate and bachelor’s degree at the Community College.

Delaware County Community College graduates with an A.S. in Business Administration degree (or other associate degrees with the required business prerequisite courses) can earn a B.S. in Business Management degree from WCU without ever having to leave the Marple Campus. Students can also choose between a minor in Business Law or an internship to make their resumés stand out even more. WCU and Delaware County Community College also offer a concurrent nursing degree program. Students can earn an associate degree in applied nursing while concurrently taking bachelor of science in nursing courses through WCU. The agreement allows students to earn both their AASN and their BSN in just 24 to 30 months. The agreements offer students convenience of location, ample free parking, and on-site admissions and academic advising from WCU representatives. Students can take University courses online and/or at the College’s main campus in Marple Township. “It’s been a great partnership,” Santivasci said. For more information about any of the programs that West Chester University offers, visit www.wcupa.edu.

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Widener Small Business Development Center helps launch first phase of $42 million investment project Widener University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) prides itself on helping businesses start, grow, and prosper in southeastern Pennsylvania. One of the SBDC’s exciting recent successes was providing no-cost consulting services to help turn the 13.7-acre site of the former Community Hospital of Chester into the Silvercare Health Center, a location for high-quality medical and senior care in the region. With help from the SBDC, Everest Urgent Care opened in Chester in September 2020. Everest represents the first phase of a $42 million investment into the future Silvercare Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility. This immense project—spanning five years, five buildings, and over 300,000 square feet—will not only increase access to healthcare for Chester 38

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residents, it will create hundreds of jobs. “The project is a major milestone for Widener’s SBDC; it is the largest client in terms of financial investment that the SBDC has ever served,” said SBDC Director Lenin Agudo. “The Widener SBDC is pleased to have assisted Dr. Xiaobin Li and Dr. Guofang Wang of the Silvercare Health Center team in the launch because of the positive economic impact this will create in Chester.” Agudo began working with Dr. Wang and Dr. Li in the summer of 2018, after meeting the physicians at a Chester City Council meeting. The Widener SBDC team learned about their operations and explored how to assist with no-cost professional consulting services. The SBDC supported them with various aspects of the project, including understanding city ordinances and economic development incentives, determining the overall financial feasibility, and accessing capital financing. Widener School of Business Administration students in the Management 451 course also played a key role by designing a marketing plan, providing market research, and outlining the process and requirements to request 200 long-term care beds from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Then, graduate assistants helped package the information. “These hands-on learning experiences will serve the Widener students in their career paths,” Agudo said. “Likewise, the Continued on Page 40 2021• Volume 7——v


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Silvercare project will truly benefit the City of Chester. This is the largest economic development project in the city in many years based on the size of the facility and complexity of the project.” Making it Happen The SBDC has been named one of only two Pennsylvania Centers of Excellence for Health Care and Life Sciences, a recognition that comes with the hard work needed at the development phase of starting a new business like Silvercare. Nariah Williams, a 2019 management alumna with a concentration in human resources, worked with a team in an upper-level management class consulting for the Silvercare project. Her team benchmarked competing companies in the tri-state area, devised a general business plan for the Silvercare team, and then Williams herself dove into researching how the business would impact the local Chester community. “Through Widener I got a lot of different experiences and perspectives on the business world in class, but this was hands-on life experience,” Williams said. “Knowing I was able to contribute to a business actually being able to open is the best part.” Williams currently works in management but notes that the

consulting experience she got with this SBDC project at Widener has honed her project management and people skills even further. “Working on this project really helped me learn how to work with people from different backgrounds with different experiences, and it also taught me how to manage a big project with many layers,” she said. “Those layers are all things I can do now: I know how to make a business plan and how to manage multiple Continued on Page 42

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small projects or one huge project because I had this experience.” August Axtman, who worked as a graduate assistant at the SBDC while earning an MBA, also helped advance the project and documented the work. “We help everyone from the guy who’s mowing lawns and needs help organizing his finances on Excel to this team running a $42 million project over the course of the next five years,” Axtman said. “The scope of our work is incredible.” Axtman said the opportunity to work with the SBDC played a huge part in his decision to come to Widener. “Before I applied for my graduate assistantship, I didn’t know that SBDCs existed. However, the opportunity to gain real-world business experience while getting my MBA was something I couldn’t turn down,” Axtman said. “Now I’m rubbing shoulders with small business owners everyday, getting to pick their brains about their business experiences while also helping them grow their livelihoods. Everyday I’m learning something new.”

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language barriers, and those who don’t know where to look for healthcare and the benefits they are supposed to be able to get,” Li said. “We wanted to help the seniors in the community specifically but also on this campus we’re creating over 300 jobs in the local community.” That commitment to community is vital to all levels of Widener’s and SBDC’s work, Agudo said. “One of the pillars of the university is community engagement, and community engagement is the core of the SBDC,” he said. “Creating specialized jobs to bring wealth to the community and certainly the providing of healthcare checks off a lot of economic development metrics that make communities prosperous.” In the next phase of the project, Silvercare will be expanding to include hundreds of long-term senior care units and a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. Li and Wang said they look forward to continuing to work with the SBDC. “The SBDC has helped us in whatever way we needed ever since we started working with them,” they said. “From strategic planning to government relations to project financing, we could not have done it without their expert consulting.”

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Delaware County Community College: Rethinking higher education in the wake of the pandemic Delaware County Community College’s Pennocks Bridge Campus located in the Chester County Technical College High School in West Grove.

Seismic changes in higher education are occurring as universities and colleges rethink how best to serve students recovering from the personal, economic and social aftershocks of the coronavirus pandemic. One area of higher education that is increasingly drawing attention is Continuing Education — generally speaking, shorter-term educational or training programs, often taken by adults, to learn additional or complementary workplace skills or credentials for career preparation and advancement. Even before the pandemic, many people were reconsidering the traditional four-year college route to a career in part because of the exorbitant cost of many colleges and universities. Now, many people are finding continuing education to be a less expensive, shorter-term, alternative that can quickly lead to family-sustaining-wage careers. For decades, Delaware County Community College has offered quality, affordable, accessible workforce programs to residents of Chester and Delaware Counties. Courses range from nurse aide, welding and information technology to early childhood education, medical coding and art. Courses are taught in person at one of the College’s seven locations in Chester and Delaware Counties, virtually or 44

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through hybrid class formats that combine in-person and virtual instruction. At its Pennocks Bridge Campus, in the Chester County Technical College High School in West Grove, the college offers courses in early childhood education, information technology, as well as science courses that can help fulfill requirements in a variety of allied health career programs. Many economists say that the traditional fouryear-college-to-career route is not necessarily for everyone. “The truth is that many Americans don’t need a traditional four-year college degree to enjoy a prosperous life,” said Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia president and CEO Patrick Harker during a May 2021 virtual symposium on higher education, financial viability and the impact of the pandemic. “What they need are the skills that will propel them into middleclass jobs. For my dad, my uncles, and my brother, that was pipefitting. And for many, that’s still a great option. For others, it will be something else. Many skills today are gained through a variety of short-term

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programs that do not lead to degrees but can provide marketable new skills. These courses can be as short as two months, and workers — many of whom are in their mid-career and are looking to retool, stand to benefit.” Although Continuing Education options have existed for decades, they are gaining more traction today as unusual trends are surfacing in the U.S. job market due to COVID-19 and other factors. In July, U.S. unemployment declined to 5.4 percent, still above pre-pandemic levels; at the same time, job openings reached a record high of 10.1 million, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, calls this unusual circumstance of so many fewer people working amid so many available job openings the “Alice-in-Wonderland” job market. In a recent column in The New York Times, Zandi attributed this to many aging baby boomers having permanently left the job market during the pandemic, the rapid reopening of the economy earlier this year as vaccinations became widely distributed, and the almost 6 million parents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, who had to stay home to take care of children going to school online. But there is a silver lining: fewer baby boomers in the job market means more jobs for younger adults; the continued U.S. economic recovery is providing more and better career options for those seeking work; and schools are again opening for in-person instruction, freeing parents to return to work. As the nation rebounds, it is critically important that higher education institutions like Delaware County Community College provide a full range of options that meet the needs of residents and employers. “Perhaps you are an adult student who wants or needs to re-skill and train for an exciting new career. Wherever you are in your journey, we are here to help you achieve your goals,” said Delaware County Community College president Dr. L. Joy Gates Black. Continued on Page 46

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Two relatively new Continuing Education options offered by the college are its Spanish for the Professions certificate courses. These online courses were made possible through a federal grant designed to expand access to Spanish language and cultural education and to enhance employment options for students in professional fields with demand for workers with Spanish language and Spanish cultural knowledge. With the federal grant, the College created Open Educational Resources (OER) for introductory and intermediate Spanish courses and the new certificates in Spanish for the Professions. The OER eliminates textbook costs for students. “Studies have shown that students who begin a course without a textbook are more likely to withdraw from or fail the course,” said Dr. Terri Amlong, the College’s Dean of Communication, Arts and Humanities and the project director for the grant. “OER course materials are free and available to the students from the first day of class, so students save money and increase their chances of succeeding.” The Spanish language certificates, which can be

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earned simultaneously with an associate degree, give students in a variety of professional fields access to marketable skills at a time when many employers are looking for bilingual candidates or those with a basic understanding of Spanish. Spanish for the Professions 1 is designed for people interested in acquiring basic Spanish language skills. Spanish for the Professions 2 is for students interested in acquiring Spanish language skills to communicate at an intermediate level in professional Spanish. Both can be used as supplementary preparation for paralegal, early childhood education, business and many other careers. To learn more about the College’s Spanish for the Professions certificates, see dccc.edu/spanish-certificates or call 610-359-5391. In addition, students in select certificate programs who plan to advance directly into the workforce following graduation may qualify for tuition assistance ranging from $500 to $5,000 through the College’s Kelleher Connect Career Opportunity Fund. For more information, visit dccc. edu/Kelleher. “At Delaware County Community College, we are futurefocused and ready to assist students as we all move beyond the pandemic,” said Dr. Gates Black.

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A Hand For All Seasons, LLC............. 484-467-4836 Home Services - Maintenance A&E Detailing..................................... 610-290-4853 Automotive Services Ad Pro, Inc. - Chester County Press.. 610-869-5553 Media - Newspapers/Publications Addison Technologies, Inc................. 610-327-3663 Marketing Affinity Energy Management.............. 302-218-8920 Energy - Energy Consulting AGS International Forwarders Inc...... 610-255-5400 Transportation AIS Insurance Group, Inc................... 610-724-9717 Insurance Al George RE/MAX Town & Country................... 610-202-2942 Real Estate - Residential Real Estate Albert J. Schmitt DMD, PC................. 610-444-6300 Medical/Heathcare Service - Dentist Alchemy Insurance............................ 484-999-2101 Insurance - Home and Auto Allen Insurance Group....................... 302-654-8823 Insurance - Group and Individual Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Allstate Insurance Company The Roselli Agency............................ 610-444-0300 Insurance Alps Plumbing Services..................... 610-368-6388 Plumbing, Plumber - Plumbing Contractors American Mushroom Institute............ 610-268-7483 Mushrooms - Mushroom Farms/Companies American Packaging Distributing Corporation..................... 610-918-1988 Packaging, Shipping and Mailing - Packaging American Red Cross.......................... 215-687-8794 Non-profit Anthony Zunino, Inc........................... 610-268-0201 Heating and Air Conditioning - HVAC Anvil Land Transfer Company............ 610-444-6800 Real Estate - Title Company Aqua America.................................... 610-645-1019 Water - Water Supply Atlantic Pension Services, Inc........... 610-925-5554 Administrator - Retirement Plan Avon Grove Charter School................ 484-667-5000 School - Charter School Avon Grove School District................ 610-869-2441 School - High School B-103 Corporation............................. 610-388-2800 Accountant - CPA Baccellieri Family Dentistry LLP........ 610-444-0208 Dentist Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP....... 302-442-4607 Accountant - CPA Barsz Gowie Amon & Fultz, LLC ....... 610-388-7800 Accountant - CPA BB&T Bank Now Truist - Avon Grove. 610-563-2696 Financial Institution - Bank BB&T Bank Now Truist - Longwood... 610-444-8350 Financial Institution - Bank BB&T Bank Now Truist New Garden East............................... 610-708-3038 Financial Institution - Bank

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BB&T Bank Now Truist - Oxford......... 484-881-4851 Financial Institution - Bank BB&T Bank Now Truist - West Grove.610-806-5011 Financial Institution - Bank Be Here Brewing Company................ 484-467-1888 Brewery Be Well Life Coaching........................ 302-584-8039 Human Resources Consulting Services Beacon Technologies, Inc.................. 610-444-9008 Business Service - Full Service Internet, IT, Systems, Network, Web and Voice Beardsley Agency/Farmers................ 484-200-7511 Insurance - Home and Auto Becker Locksmith Services, Inc......... 610-636-7475 Locksmith Beiler-Campbell Realtors................... 610-932-1000 Real Estate - Residential/ Commercial Real Estate Sales Belfint, Lyons & Shuman Certified Public Accountants............................ 302-225-0600 Accountant - CPA Belles Lacrosse LLC.......................... 484-459-3591 Athletics - Lacrosse Bernardon.......................................... 610-444-2900 Architect Better Business Bureau/Metro Philadelphia/ Eastern PA Main Office...................... 215-985-9313 Non-profit Blue Dog Printing & Design............... 610-430-7992 Printing Boothwyn Pharmacy.......................... 800-476-7496 Medical/Heathcare Service - Pharmacy Borough of Kennett Square................ 610-444-6020 Municipality Borough of Oxford.............................. 610-932-2500 Municipality Borough of West Grove...................... 610-869-2792 Municipality Boston Market.................................... 484-702-1086 Restaurants and Food Service Braeloch Brewing.............................. 610-612-9242 Brewery Brand It Signs & Graphics, LLC......... 610-444-2020 Business Service - Signs & Signage Brandywine Concierge Senior Services................................. 717-606-7281 Senior Services Brandywine Red Clay Alliance........... 610-793-1090 Non-profit Brandywine Septic Services, Inc....... 610-869-0443 Sewage - Septic Systems Bright Orange Thread........................ 302-250-2339 Marketing - Consultant Brittany Lovio, State Farm Agent....... 610-708-3280 Insurance Brownfield Science & Technology, Inc.................................. 610-593-5500 Environmental - Remediation & Consulting BSS Contractors, LLC........................ 610-345-1316 Contractor BTR-Security...................................... 484-643-0018 Business Service Data Security Compliance Advisors v——Fall/Winter

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Bumpers & Company, Certified Public Accountants.............. 302-798-3300 Accountant - CPA Burton’s Barber Shop, Established 1892............................... 610-444-9964 Personal Services - Barber ButlerBank Consulting........................ 610-268-1276 Business Service - Consulting C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc................... 610-869-3595 Mushrooms - Mushroom Farms/Companies Cabot-Kjellerup Realty Trust.............. 610-869-2800 Real Estate Camp Saginaw..................................888-477-CAMP Lodging - Campgrounds Canine Partners for Life ................... 610-869-4902 Non-profit Car Repair Services, LLC.................. 610-869-5611 Automotive Services - Auto Repairs CarePortMD Immediate Care Clinincs.................... 302-202-3020 Medical/Heathcare Service Carosella & Associates, P.C............... 610-431-3300 Legal - Law Firm CASA Youth Advocates, Inc................ 610-565-2208 Non-profit Celtic Journeys.................................. 703-941-6455 Travel CertaPro Painters of Western Chester County.................... 484-283-5003 Painter - Painting Commercial/ Residential CF Fresh, LLC (dba Country Fresh Mushrooms)....... 610-268-3033 Wholesale Distributor - Mushrooms Chadds Ford Animal Hospital............ 610-388-2141 Veterinarian Chadds Ford Climate Control, Inc...... 610-388-9333 Heating and Air Conditioning - HVAC Chadds Ford Complete Services, LLC.484-770-8261 Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electric Chadds Ford Live............................... 610-212-3639 Media - Newspapers/Publications Chaddsford Winery, LTD.................... 610-388-6221 Wine - Wine Tasting Chesco Security, Inc.......................... 610-268-3923 Home Services - Security Chester County Agricultural Development Council......................... 610-344-6285 Government Chester County Community Foundation......................................... 610-696-8211 Non-profit Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau.................................. 484-840-7208 Recreation/Entertainment - Tourism Chester County Economic Development Council......................... 610-458-5700 Non-profit Chester County Food Bank................. 610-873-6000 Non-profit Chester County Hospital.................... 610-732-6930 Medical/Heathcare Service - Hospital Chester County Technical College High School Pennock’s Bridge Campus................. 610-345-1800 School - High School

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Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Diamond State Financial Group......... 302-366-0366 Chester County Women’s Journal...... 302-236-1435 Kennett Square.................................. 610-335-1915 Financial Services Media - Magazines DiMatteo Financial Group, Inc........... 610-388-7125 Financial Institution - Credit Union Chester Water Authority.................... 610-876-8185 Friends Home in Kennett................... 610-444-2577 Financial Services Water - Water Supply Door & Gate Co. LLC......................... 302-295-3669 Retirement Community - Independent Living, Chiropractic Services, P.A.................. 610-932-9061 Home Improvement - Doors, Gates, Supportive Independent Living Medical/Heathcare Service - Chiropractor Security Services Fuego Eats Cocina Mexicana............. 484-667-8520 Christine Gordon - Merrill Lynch....... 610-594-1177 Dorset Connects................................ 484-845-1600 Restaurants and Food Service Financial Services - Wealth Management Computer Services Fulton Bank Brandywine Division...... 610-918-8814 Ciafre Electrical Services Inc............ 610-840-3738 Double Designs Ltd............................ 484-459-6289 Financial Institution - Bank Electricians Garcia-Taylor Insurance Agency Inc.. 610-384-2884 Retail Store - Jeweler Citadel Federal Credit Union.............. 610-380-7011 Dr. Edwin Cottrell Entrepreneurial Insurance - Home and Auto Financial Institution - Credit Union Leadership Center............................. 610-436-2024 Garden Square Landscaping, Inc....... 610-444-0207 Clemens, Inc...................................... 610-444-4404 Education Landscaping - Landscape Design Building Contractor DuVall Bus Service............................ 610-869-2881 Genesis HealthCare........................... 610-444-6350 Coaching the Climb............................ 877-625-3554 Transportation Medical/Heathcare Service Business Service - Consulting ECA Solar........................................... 508-460-2068 Nursing Home/Rehab Facility Coatesville VA Medical Center........... 610-384-7711 Glen Willow Orchards........................ 610-268-8743 Energy - Solar Energy Medical/Heathcare Service - Hospital Ed Rahme Architect........................... 610-453-7874 Farms/Farmers - Orchard Colonial Life, Godder Printing & Graphic Design.... 610-869-4475 Architect Stephen Henss Agency...................... 484-356-7466 Printing Edward Jones Investments................ 610-444-5220 Insurance - Group and Individual Medical, Dental, Good Neighbors Home Repair........... 610-444-1860 Financial Services - Financial Planning Life and Disability Eichman Law, PLLC........................... 484-734-0378 Non-profit COMCAST.......................................... 610-499-2236 Goodwin’s Refrigeration LLC............. 610-255-5100 Legal - Law Firm Media - Television Einstein Property Management, LLC. 484-643-2024 Heating and Air Conditioning - HVAC - Refrigeration Community Warehouse Project of Governor’s Southeast Real Estate - Property Management Chester County.................................. 484-473-4360 Regional Office.................................. 215-560-2640 Emerald Green Lawns........................ 302-836-6909 Non-profit Landscaping - Lawn Care Government compuSIGN.com................................ 610-268-2290 Ethel Ann Murphy Green Solution Business Service - Signs & Signage BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors............. 610-368-9929 Building Services, LLC....................... 610-345-5468 ConnectYourCare............................... 610-869-3289 Real Estate - Residential Real Estate Cleaning - Commercial Cleaning Health Care: Consumer-Directed Healthcare Exelon Generation.............................. 610-765-7061 Greenmore Services Farm Animal Rescue, Inc.................. 267-228-5035 Energy Core Family Practice......................... 610-612-9283 Non-profit Express Employment Professionals Medical/Heathcare Service - Physician Greenville Ventures........................... 610-637-1690 Mainline Chester County.................... 484-329-7930 CorpCo............................................... 302-690-0922 Marketing Business Service - Employment Agencies Business Service - Incorporation Service Grieco Funeral Home & F. Frederick Breuninger & Son Corrective Chiropractic...................... 302-234-1115 Crematory, Inc................................... 484-734-8100 Insurance, Inc.................................... 610-384-1980 Medical/Heathcare Service - Chiropractor Insurance Funeral Service County of Chester - Clerk of Courts... 610-344-6135 Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square Habitat For Humanity of Government Brandywine Valley............................. 610-444-8995 Chester County.................................. 610-384-7993 County of Chester - Commissioners.. 610-344-6100 Lodging - Hotels/Motels Non-profit Government - Government Officials Family Promise of Hampton Inn & Suites Chadds Ford... 610-358-9540 County of Chester Southern Chester County................... 610-444-0400 Lodging - Hotels/Motels Open Space Preservation.................. 610-344-5656 Hartefeld National Golf Club.............. 610-268-8800 Non-profit Government Fancher Garage Inc........................... 610-444-4499 Golf Club - Private - Banquet Hall County of Chester Harvest Ridge Winery........................ 484-915-2190 Automotive Services Recorder of Deeds............................. 610-344-6330 Fenstermacher & Company, PC......... 610-444-1215 Wine - Wine Tasting Government Hearne Hardwoods, Inc..................... 610-932-7400 Accountant - CPA Creative Financial Group................... 302-781-1088 Financial House, Inc.......................... 302-654-5451 Carpentry and Woodworking - Millwork Financial Services - Wealth Management Heave It............................................. 717-314-2270 Financial Services - Financial Planning D&D Golder Incorporated.................. 610-932-6305 First Ascent Design............................ 302-709-1266 Trash Removal Well Service - Plumbing & Well Service Hidden House Café......................... 484-266-0159 Marketing - Advertising D’Amico Law, PC............................... 610-444-4555 First Choice Mortgage Advisors, LLC.610-345-9100 Restaurants and Food Service Legal - Law Firm Hilton Garden Inn Mortgage - Residential Mortgage Daniel D. 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Longwood Fire Company................... 610-388-6880 Fire Longwood Gardens............................ 610-388-1000 Recreation/Entertainment - Gardens Longwood Rotary Club....................... 484-574-9633 Non-profit Longwood Veterinary Center.............. 610-388-3388 Veterinarian Luther House I, II, III, IV.................... 610-869-4240 Apartments - Senior and Adult Residence Lyn Hughes Ltd.................................. 610-444-1000 Real Estate - Property Management Lyons Dougherty, LLC........................ 610-388-7371 Legal - Law Firm M. Cynthia Quinn, CPA....................... 610-444-1040 Accountant - CPA M. LaBare Certified Arborist, LLC...... 610-388-2042 Arborist MacElree Harvey, Ltd........................ 610-436-0100 Legal - Law Firm Madison Settlement Services Brandywine Valley, LLC..................... 484-734-1810 Real Estate - Title Company Maffei Landscape Design LLC........... 610-357-9700 Landscaping - Landscape Design Martin Appliance............................... 717-786-7373 Retail Store - Appliances Martin Luther King, Jr. CommUNITY of the Greater Kennett Area...................................... 215-820-1164 Non-profit Martin’s Financial Consulting Group...610-444-8312 Financial Services - Financial Planning Massive Dynamic Productions........... 267-252-5725 Media Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County.................................. 610-235-4237 Non-profit McGrory, Inc...................................... 610-444-1512 Interior Design - Kitchen and Bath Melton Architects............................... 610-444-8538 Architect Meridian Bank.................................... 484-540-9575 Financial Institution - Bank Michael Moyer, State Farm Agent...... 610-444-5454 Insurance - Home and Auto MidAtlantic Farm Credit..................... 888-339-3334 Mortgage Mighty Writers................................... 267-239-0899 Non-profit Mitchell Mechanical / M2 Welding.... 610-932-5002 Welding, Welder - Service and Sales Mobac, Inc......................................... 610-444-3490 Building Contractor Modern Massage Works.................... 610-444-5884 Personal Services - Massage Therapy My Benefit Advisor, LLC..................... 610-537-1377 Insurance - Group and Individual Medical, Dental, Life and Disability National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum..................... 610-384-9282 Non-profit Nawn and Company, CPA’s, Ltd......... 610-993-3100 Accountant - CPA Needham’s Mushroom Farms, Inc..... 610-869-9735 Mushrooms - Mushroom Farms/Companies Neuchatel Chocolates ....................... 610-932-2706 Retail Store - Food New Garden Flying Field.................... 610-268-2619 Transportation

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Comitta.............................. 610-692-2112 Right Touch Awards........................... 484-576-7690 Business Service - Consulting O’Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C.......... 610-323-2800 Government - Government Officials Business Service - Awards, Engraving, Pennsylvania State Police................. 610-268-2022 Sand Carving Legal - Law Firm Law Enforcement Riley Riper Hollin & Colagreco Office Depot Business Solutions........ 484-354-3845 Pennsylvania State Representative... 484-200-8264 Attorneys at Law................................ 610-458-4400 Office Supplies Office Elf Bookkeeping....................... 610-467-1353 Government - Government Officials Legal - Law Firm Pennsylvania State Representative... 610-869-1602 Rios Heritage Wood Working............. 610-427-1486 Accounting - Bookkeeping Services Oliver Heating Cooling, Government - Government Officials Carpentry and Woodworking Plumbing & Electrical........................ 610-594-9444 People’s Light.................................... 610-647-1900 Ritas of Kennett Square..................... 610-925-0500 Plumbing, Plumber - Plumbing Contractors Performing Arts - Theatrical Food Oxford Area Senior Center................. 610-932-5244 Perna & Abracht, LLC........................ 610-444-0933 RNJ Plaques and Engraving LLC....... 610-932-4763 Non-profit Legal - Law Firm Business Service - Awards, Engraving, Oxford Arts Alliance........................... 610-467-0301 Peter Fitzgerald REALTOR Sand Carving Weichert Realtors ............................. 610-241-4151 Rooster Media, LLC Art - Art Galleries (Publisher of Kennett Square Neighbors & Oxford Mainstreet, Inc....................... 610-998-9494 Real Estate - Residential Real Estate East Brandywine Neighbors).............. 610-563-6443 Peter Lumber Company..................... 610-444-2727 Non-profit Oxford Plumbing & Heating, Inc........ 610-932-9503 Retail Store - Home Improvement Publishing - Magazine Petro Home Services......................... 610-745-6942 Rosci Salon Da’ Spa.......................... 610-869-5533 Plumbing, Plumber - Plumbing Contractors Oxford Print and Design..................... 614-406-5892 Heating, HVAC, Propane Services Spa - Day Spa and Salon-Full Service Philadelphia/West Chester KOA......... 610-486-0447 Rosina Woolston Printing Re/Max Excellence............................ 610-812-1379 P. 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Siepser Eye Care............................... 610-265-2020 Medical/Heathcare Service - Optical Sigma Data Systems Inc.................... 302-453-8812 Computer Services - Managed IT Services SILO (Serving, Inspiring, Loving Others).. 610-932-7500 Non-profit Simpson at Jenner’s Pond................. 610-869-6800 Retirement Community Sinton Air Conditioning & Heating Inc........................................ 610-444-6002 Heating and Air Conditioning - HVAC Soil Shepherds.................................. 302-530-7132 Environmental - Remediation & Consulting Sonny Bea’s....................................... 610-932-8339 Florist Southeastern Chester County Refuse Authority (SECCRA)........................................... 610-869-2452 Waste Management - Landfill Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce...................... 610-444-0774 Chamber of Commerce Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services............ 610-910-3180 Emergency Services Southern Chester County Regional Police Department............................. 610-268-2907 Law Enforcement Sovana Bistro.................................... 610-444-5600 Restaurants and Food Service - Bar and Food Spanish Health Ministry Inc............... 610-444-3001 Health and Medical SPK Custom Millwork........................ 484-459-3527 Carpentry and Woodworking - Millwork Spotts, Stevens and McCoy............... 610-621-2000 Engineering - Civil and Environmental SRILX Products, LLC.......................... 610-444-2406 Packaging, Shipping and Mailing - Packaging Stantec Consulting Services Inc........ 610-840-2500 Engineering - Civil and Environmental Starrett Design Build, Inc................... 302-598-6607 Contractor State Street Pizza & Grill................... 610-444-4642 Restaurants and Food Service - Catering Stengel Welding, Inc.......................... 610-444-4110 Welding, Welder Stone Barn Inc................................... 610-347-2414 Restaurants and Food Service - Banquet Facilities Stroud Water Research Center.......... 610-268-2153 Non-profit Sun East Federal Credit Union........... 610-485-2960 Financial Institution - Credit Union Supporting Strategies | Brandywine Valley............................. 302-203-6256 Accounting - Bookkeeping Services Suzanne Barba Consulting, LLC......... 302-220-0090 Business Service - Consulting Sweet Cakes Supplies, LLC .............. 610-467-1800 Retail Store Tanner Furniture................................ 717-985-9700 Retail Store - Furniture Taste Kennett Food Tours................... 484-734-0740 Recreation/Entertainment - Tourism Taste Local Eats................................. 484-406-5825 Fundraising 52

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Administrator - Retirement Plan

B-103 Corporation 610-388-2800 Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP 302-442-4607 www.bakertilly.com Barsz Gowie Amon & Fultz, LLC 610-388-7800 www.barszgowie.com Belfint, Lyons & Shuman Certified Public Accountants 302-225-0600 www.belfint.com Bumpers & Company, Certified Public Accountants 302-798-3300 www.bumpersco.com Fenstermacher & Company, PC 610-444-1215 www.fandco.com Fischer Cunnane & Associates Ltd 610-431-1003 www.fischercunnane.com Innovative Financial Results, LLC 484-680-0745 www.InnovativeFinancialResults.com M. Cynthia Quinn, CPA 610-444-1040 www.mcq1040.com Nawn and Company, CPA’s, Ltd. 610-993-3100 www.nawnco.com See ad pg. 30 Umbreit Wileczek & Associates, PC 610-444-3222 www.uwacpa.com Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC 302-266-0202 www.whismangiordano.com See ad pg. 19

Atlantic Pension Services, Inc. 610-925-5554 www.atlanticpensionservices.com

Accounting - Bookkeeping Services Office Elf Bookkeeping 610-467-1353 www.OfficeElf.net Paisley Solutions 610-444-2597 www.paisleysolutions.com See ad pg. 22 Supporting Strategies | Brandywine Valley 302-203-6256 www.supportingstrategies.com/ brandywine-valley

Animal Services - Full Service K9 Couture Pet Grooming 610-925-5546 www.k9couturepetgrooming.com Animal Services Large Animal Protection Society 610-869-9880 www.largeanimalprotectionsociety.org Apartments Senior and Adult Residence Luther House I, II, III, IV 610-869-4240 www.lutherhousepa.org Arborist M. LaBare Certified Arborist, LLC 610-388-2042 www.facebook.com/mlabareca Architect Bernardon 610-444-2900 www.bernardon.com Ed Rahme Architect 610-453-7874 www.edrahme.com Melton Architects 610-444-8538 www.meltonarchitects.com Art - Art Galleries Oxford Arts Alliance 610-467-0301 www.oxfordart.org Athletics - Lacrosse Belles Lacrosse LLC 484-459-3591 www.belleslaxclub.com Automotive Services - Auto Repairs Car Repair Services, LLC 610-869-5611 www.car-repair-services-llc.business. site Automotive Services A&E Detailing 610-290-4853 www.autoaedetailing.com

Fancher Garage Inc. 610-444-4499 www.facebook.com/fanchergarage Beauty Pure Living by Kim 484-354-2905 www.kimberlymarucci.arbonne.com Brewery Be Here Brewing Company 484-467-1888 www.beherebrewing.com Braeloch Brewing 610-612-9242 www.braelochbrewing.beer Building Contractor Commercial New Construction WARFEL Construction Company 484-329-7200 www.warfelcc.com See ad pg. 13 Building Contractor Clemens, Inc. 610-444-4404 www.clemensincbuilders.com John K. Sturgis Builders, Inc. 610-268-8686 www.sturgisbuilders.com Mobac, Inc. 610-444-3490 www.mobacinc.com Business Service Awards, Engraving, Sand Carving Right Touch Awards 484-576-7690 www.righttouchtrophies.com RNJ Plaques and Engraving LLC 610-932-4763 http://ww1.rnjplaques. com/?subid1=cb982ece-ca2d-11ebb8f9-49572da5dc5a Business Service - Career Coach SamNova, Inc. 610-274-8214 www.samnovainc.com See ad pg. 17 Business Service - Computer Systems Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. 215-293-1410 www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us

Business Service - Consulting ButlerBank Consulting 610-268-1276 www.butlerbank.net Coaching the Climb 877-625-3554 www.coachingtheclimb.com OAD Mid-Atlantic 301-538-0734 www.oadmidatlantic.com Suzanne Barba Consulting, LLC 302-220-0090 www.suzannebarba.com Business Service - Data Security Compliance Advisors BTR-Security 484-643-0018 www.BTR-Security.com Latitude Information Security 484-356-8756 www.latitudeinfosec.com Business Service Employment Agency Express Employment Professionals Mainline Chester County 484-329-7930 www.expresspros.com Business Service Full Service Internet, IT, Systems, Network, Web and Voice Beacon Technologies, Inc. 610-444-9008 www.beaconnet.com Business Service Incorporation Service CorpCo 302-690-0922 www.corpco.com Business Service - Marketing That’s What She Said Marketing & More 585-469-5593 www.thatswhatshesaidpa.com Business Service - Payroll Services and HR Solutions Paychex Inc. 610-650-8100 www.paychex.com

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Continued from previous page Business Service - Promotional Products & Branded Merchandise J. Mark Group 610-308-7326 www.jmarkgroup.com Business Service Promotional Products & Items PromoGrill 877-232-6493 www.promogrill.com The Perfect Impression 610-444-9493 www.theperfectimpressionco.com See ad pg. 17 Business Service - Security VPP Security LLC 267-977-8706 www.securityvpp.com Business Service - Signs & Signage Brand It Signs & Graphics, LLC 610-444-2020 www.Branditsigns.com compuSIGN.com 610-268-2290 www.compusign.com See ad pg. 18

Clean-up/Disaster Recover Services

Electrical

Engineering - Land Development

SERVPRO of Kennett Square/Oxford 610-268-8620 www.servprokennettsquareoxford.com

The Tri-M Group, LLC 610-444-1000 www.tri-mgroup.com See ad pg. 4 V.P. Electrical Contracting Inc. 610-268-3725 www.vpelectricalcontracting.com

Regester Associates, Inc. 610-444-5554 www.regesterassociates.com

Commercial Real Estate Pillar Real Estate Advisors, LLC 484-887-8202 www.pillarrealestateadvisors.com

Contractor

Triple Fresh Market & Catering 610-384-5037 www.triplefresh.net See ad pg. 39 Chamber of Commerce Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce 610-444-0774 www.scccc.com Cleaning - Commercial Cleaning

PA Careerlink of Chester County 610-280-1010 www.pacareerlinkchesco.org Energy - Energy Consulting Affinity Energy Management 302-218-8920 www.AffinityEnergy.net Energy - Fuels Kauffman Gas 610-593-5063 www.kauffmangas.com Energy - Solar Energy

Counseling - Individual and Family

ECA Solar 508-460-2068 www.ecasolar.com

New London Counseling Center 484-746-3112 www.NewLondonCounselingCenter. com

Energy Exelon Generation 610-765-7061 www.exeloncorp.com

Dentist Baccellieri Family Dentistry LLP 610-444-0208 www.bfdentistry.com

Engineering Aviation, Aerospace, and Defense

Education Dr. Edwin Cottrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Center 610-436-2024 www.wcupa.edu/business-publicmanagement/cottrellcenter Foundation for Free Enterprise Education 814-833-9576 www.pfew.org

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Dorset Connects 484-845-1600 www.dorsetconnects.com BSS Contractors, LLC 610-345-1316 Starrett Design Build, Inc. 302-598-6607 www.starrettdesignbuild.com

Catering Service - Food Service

Emergency Services Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services 610-910-3180 www.sccems.org

Computer Services

PA Chamber of Business and Industry 717-720-5471 www.pachamber.org

Hearne Hardwoods, Inc. 610-932-7400 www.hearnehardwoods.com Rios Heritage Wood Working 610-427-1486 www.RiosHeritageWoodworking.com SPK Custom Millwork 484-459-3527

Ciafre Electrical Services Inc. 610-840-3738 New London Electric, Inc. 610-869-7325 www.newlondonelectric.com

DataConnectX 610-314-3880 www.dataconnectx.com Pegasus Technologies LLC 610-444-8256 www.pegtec.com Qnectus 855-QNECTUS www.qnectus.com Sigma Data Systems Inc. 302-453-8812 www.sigmadatainc.com

Business Service

Carpentry and Woodworking Millwork

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Leading Edge Composites, Inc. 610-932-9055 www.lec-composites.com Engineering - Civil and Environmental Spotts, Stevens and McCoy 610-621-2000 www.ssmgroup.com Stantec Consulting Services Inc. 610-840-2500 www.stantec.com

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Engineering - Mechanical Paradigm Consulting Engineers 610-624-1240 www.pcemep.com Environmental Remediation & Consulting Brownfield Science & Technology, Inc. 610-593-5500 www.bstiweb.com Soil Shepherds 302-530-7132 www.soilshepherds.com Equine - Stable Lael Stables 610-268-3303 Equine Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association 610-444-1050 www.pabred.com Farms/Farmers - Orchard Glen Willow Orchards 610-268-8743 www.glenwilloworchards.com Financial Institution - Bank BB&T Bank Now Truist - Avon Grove 610-563-2696 www.bbt.com BB&T Bank Now Truist - Longwood 610-444-8350 www.bbt.com BB&T Bank Now Truist New Garden East 610-708-3038 www.bbt.com BB&T Bank Now Truist - Oxford 484-881-4851 www.bbt.com BB&T Bank Now Truist - West Grove 610-806-5011 www.bbt.com First Citizens Community Bank 610-605-5307 www.firstcitizensbank.com See ad pg. 21 Fulton Bank Brandywine Division 610-918-8814 www.fultonbank.com Meridian Bank 484-540-9575 www.MerdianBanker.com


Prosper Bank 610-932-7756 www.prosperbank.com S&T Bank 610-444-4350 www.stbank.com The Bryn Mawr Trust Company 610-719-0427 www.bmtc.com WSFS Bank 610-925-5000 www.wsfsbank.com Financial Institution - Credit Union Citadel Credit Union 610-380-7011 www.citadelbanking.com Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union - Kennett Square 610-335-1915 www.fmfcu.org Sun East Federal Credit Union 610-485-2960 www.suneast.org/about/branchesatms/nottingham-pa Financial Services Financial Planning Edward Jones Investments 610-444-5220 www.edwardjones.com/financialadvisor/index.html Financial House, Inc. 302-654-5451 www.financialhouse.com Martin’s Financial Consulting Group 610-444-8312 www.ameripriseadvisors.com/ bronwyn.x.martin Principled Money Management 484-402-6609 www.principledmoney.com UFinancial Group 610-444-3344 www.ufinancialteam.com Financial Services Wealth Management Christine Gordon - Merrill Lynch 610-594-1177 www.fa.ml.com/pennsylvania/exton/ christine-gordon Creative Financial Group 302-781-1088 www.1creative.com See ad pg. 16 Serano Wealth Advisors of Janney Montgomery Scott 610-892-3313 www.seranowealthadvisors.com

Financial Services Diamond State Financial Group 302-366-0366 www.dsfg.com DiMatteo Financial Group, Inc. 610-388-7125 www.dimatteofinancialgroup.com Univest Financial Corporation 610-344-3049 www.univest.net

Kennett Square Golf and Country Club 610-444-5239 www.ksgcc.com Radley Run Country Club 610-793-1660 www.radleyruncountryclub.com Golf Club - Publict Wyncote Golf Club 610-932-8900 www.wyncote.com

Fire

Government - Government Officials

Kennett Fire Company No.1 610-444-4810 www.firestation24.com Longwood Fire Company 610-388-6880 www.longwoodfireco.com

Marion D. Moskowitz, Chair Josh Maxwell, Vice Chairman Michelle H. Kichline, Commissioner County of Chester - Commissioners 610-344-6100 www.chesco.org John Fetterman Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor 717-787-3300 www.governor.pa.gov/lieutenantgovernor Tom Wolf Pennsylvania Office of the Governor 717-787-2500 www.governor.state.pa.us Pennsylvania Office of the Governor Commission For Women 717-787-5825 www.governor.pa.gov/about/pennsylvania-commission-for-women Pennsylvania Office of the Governor Commission on Latino Affairs 717-787-5825 www.governor.pa.gov/about/pennsylvania-commission-lation-american-affairs Pennsylvania Senator Carolyn T. Comitta 610-692-2112 www.pasenatorcomitta.com Christina Sappey Pennsylvania State Representative 484-200-8264 www.pahouse.com/Sappey Pennsylvania State Representative John Lawrence 610-869-1602 www.replawrence.com United States Senator for Pennsylvania, Pat Toomey 215-241-1090 www.toomey.senate.gov United States Senator for Pennsylvania, Bob Casey 717-231-7540 www.casey.senate.gov

Florist Sonny Bea’s 610-932-8339 www.sonnybeas.com Zena Florist 484-720-8122 www.zenaflorist.com Food Ritas of Kennett Square 610-925-0500 www.ritasice.com/location/ritas-ofkennett-square Fundraising Taste Local Eats 484-406-5825 www.tastelocaleats.com Funeral Service Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 484-734-8100 www.griecofunerals.com Kuzo Funeral Home, Inc. 610-444-4116 www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com See ad pg. 29 Garden Center Valley View Perennial Growers, Inc. 484-883-0303 https://valleyviewpg.com Water Crest Farms Nursery 610-869-3883 www.watercrestfarmsnursery.com Golf Club - Private Hartefeld National Golf Club 610-268-8800 www.hartefeld.com v——For

Government Chester County Agricultural Development Council 610-344-6285 www.chesco.org County of Chester - Clerk of Courts 610-344-6135 www.chesco.org/202/Clerk-of-Courts County of Chester - Open Space Preservation 610-344-5656 www.chesco.org/openspace County of Chester Recorder of Deeds 610-344-6330 www.chesco.org/recorder Governor’s Southeast Regional Office 215-560-2640 www.governor.state.pa.us Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission 717-787-4301 www.puc.state.pa.us U. S. Army Recruiting Center 610-696-4014 www.goarmy.com U.S. Small Business Administration 610-382-3062 www.sba.gov Graphic Design - Branding DesignDesign Inc. 610-444-8868 www.designdesignonline.com Health and Medical Spanish Health Ministry Inc. 610-444-3001 www.spanishhealthministry.org Health Care: ConsumerDirected Healthcare Services ConnectYourCare 610-869-3289 www.connectyourcare.com Heating and Air Conditioning HVAC - Refrigeration Goodwin’s Refrigeration LLC 610-255-5100 Heating and Air Conditioning - HVAC Anthony Zunino, Inc. 610-268-0201 www.anthonyzuninoinc.com Chadds Ford Climate Control, Inc. 610-388-9333 www.chaddsfordclimatecontrol.com

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Continued from previous page R & D Heating & Cooling, Inc. 610-444-6421 www.rdhvac.com See ad pg. 41 Sinton Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. 610-444-6002 www.sintonair.com Taylor Oil & Propane Inc. 610-444-3810 www.tayloroilandpropane.com Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electric Chadds Ford Complete Services, LLC 484-770-8261 www.cfcomplete.com See ad pg. 3 Heating, HVAC, Propane Services Petro Home Services 610-745-6942 www.petro.com Home Improvement - Doors, Gates, Security Services Door & Gate Co. LLC 302-295-3669 www.doorandgateusa.com Home Improvement - Garage Doors Precision Door Service 610-344-0730 www.precisiondoorsoutheastpa.com Home Improvement Design By Daphne, LLC 484-897-0030 www.Designbydaphne.com Home Inspection HouseMaster Home Inspections 610-269-1184 www.westchester.housemaster.com ISG Powered by Pro-Spect 484-324-4500 www.isgroup-llc.com Home Mortgage Houston Baker - PenFed Credit Union 610-306-7929 www.penfed.org Home Services - Maintenance A Hand For All Seasons, LLC 484-467-4836 Home Services - Security Chesco Security, Inc. 610-268-3923 www.chescosecurity.com

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Human Resources Consulting Services Be Well Life Coaching 302-584-8039 www.bewelllifecoaching.com See ad pg. 42 Ice - Shaved ice Kona Ice of Southern Chester County 484-748-0085 www.kona-ice.com Insurance - Group and Individual Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Allen Insurance Group 302-654-8823 www.alleninsurance.com Colonial Life, Stephen Henss Agency 484-356-7466 www.coloniallife.com Keystone HMO CHIP Plan 215-241-9706 www.ibx.com/find-a-plan/individualsand-families/ibx-health-plans/chip My Benefit Advisor, LLC 610-537-1377 www.usiaffinity.com USI Insurance Services 610-620-5117 www.usi.com Insurance - Home and Auto Alchemy Insurance 484-999-2101 www.alchemyinsurance.com Beardsley Agency/Farmers 484-200-7511 www.farmersagent.com/jbeardsley Garcia-Taylor Insurance Agency Inc. 610-384-2884 www.garciataylorins.com Michael Moyer, State Farm Agent 610-444-5454 www.moyeragency.com

Interior Design - Kitchen and Bath McGrory, Inc. 610-444-1512 www.mcgroryinc.com Internet Service - Web Design DG Design 610-869-8561 www.dgdesignonline.com Landscaping - Landscape Design Garden Square Landscaping, Inc. 610-444-0207 www.Gardensquarelandscaping.com Maffei Landscape Design LLC 610-357-9700 www.danilomaffei.com Landscaping - Lawn Care Emerald Green Lawns 302-836-6909 www.emeraldgreenlawns.com Law Enforcement

Insurance AIS Insurance Group, Inc. 610-724-9717 www.aisinsurance.net Allstate Insurance Company The Roselli Agency 610-444-0300 https://agents.allstate.com/brian-rosellikennett-square-pa See ad pg. 27 Brittany Lovio, State Farm Agent 610-708-3280 www.lovioinsurance.com

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F. Frederick Breuninger & Son Insurance, Inc. 610-384-1980 www.Binsured.com See ad pg. 25 KVIS & Coe Insurance Services 610-459-4444 www.kviscoe.com L&W Insurance 302-674-3500 https://lwinsurance.com New York Life Insurance Company 302-379-0838 www.newyorklife.com Yerkes Insurance Inc. 610-869-4065 www.yerkesinsurance.com

Pennsylvania State Police 610-268-2022 www.psp.state.pa.us Southern Chester County Regional Police Department 610-268-2907 www.sccrpd.org Legal - Law Firm Carosella & Associates, P.C. 610-431-3300 www.carosella.com D’Amico Law, PC 610-444-4555 www.damicolawpc.com Daniel D. Martin & Associates LLC 877-658-2884 www.danielmartinlaw.com

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Eichman Law, PLLC 484-734-0378 www.eichmanlawgroup.com Lamb McErlane PC 610-430-8000 www.lambmcerlane.com Larmore Scarlett LLP 610-444-3737 www.larmorescarlett.com Lyons Dougherty, LLC 610-388-7371 www.lyonsdougherty.com MacElree Harvey, Ltd. 610-436-0100 www.macelree.com O’Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C. 610-323-2800 www.owmlaw.com Perna & Abracht, LLC 610-444-0933 www.pa4law.com Riley Riper Hollin & Colagreco Attorneys at Law 610-458-4400 www.rrhc.com Sheridan Lawyers 484-653-0774 www.sheridanlawyers.com Legal - Legal Services Ira D. Binder, Esq., Attorney at Law 484-643-3325 See ad pg. 40 Locksmith Becker Locksmith Services, Inc. 610-636-7475 www.beckerlocksmithservices.com Lodging - Campground Camp Saginaw 888-477-CAMP www.campsaginaw.com Philadelphia/West Chester KOA 610-486-0447 www.philadelphiakoa.com Lodging - Hotel/Motel Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square Brandywine Valley 610-444-8995 www.brandywinemarriott.com Hampton Inn & Suites Chadds Ford 610-358-9540 www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/ hotels/pennsylvania/hampton-inn-andsuites-chadds-ford-CFORDHX Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square/ Longwood 610-444-9100 www.kennettsquare.hgi.com


Residence Inn Glen Mills Concordville 610-459-1190 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phlvlresidence-inn-philadelphia-glen-millsconcordville Manufacturer - Food Manufacturer Flowers Baking Company of Oxford, Inc. 610-932-2300 www.Flowersfoods.com Manufacturer Medical Research Products Jackson ImmunoResearch Laboratories, Inc. 610-869-4089 www.jacksonimmuno.com Marketing - Advertising First Ascent Design 302-709-1266 https://firstascentdesign.com Marketing - Consultant Bright Orange Thread 302-250-2339 www.brightorangethread.com Marketing Addison Technologies, Inc. 610-327-3663 www.addisontech.com Greenville Ventures 610-637-1690 www.greenvilleventures.com Welcome Neighbor LLC 610-742-9341 www.welcomeneighborpa.com Marketing Consultant Your Cross TALKS 302-643-9195 www.YourCrossTalks.com See ad pg. 35 Media - Magazine Chester County Women’s Journal 302-236-1435 www.thewomensjournal.com Media - Newspapers/Publications Ad Pro, Inc. - Chester County Press 610-869-5553 www.chestercounty.com Chadds Ford Live 610-212-3639 www.chaddsfordlive.com

Media - Radio

Medical/Heathcare Service - Optical

Municipality

WCHE 610-692-3131 www.wche1520.com

Kennett Square Eye Care 610-444-5522 www.kennettsquareeyecare.com Siepser Eye Care 610-265-2020 www.siepservision.com

Borough of Kennett Square 610-444-6020 www.kennett-square.pa.us Borough of Oxford 610-932-2500 www.oxfordboro.org Borough of West Grove 610-869-2792 www.westgroveborough.org Kennett Township 610-388-1300 www.kennett.pa.us London Grove Township 610-345-0100 www.londongrove.org New Garden Township 610-268-2915 www.newgarden.org Penn Township 610-869-9620 www.penntownship.us

Media - Television COMCAST 610-499-2236 www.comcast.com Media Massive Dynamic Productions 267-252-5725 www.MDPevents.live NU Millennium Media & Productions, LLC 610-457-3493 www.nmmediaproductions.com Medical/Heathcare Service Chiropractor Chiropractic Services, P.A. 610-932-9061 www.chiropracticcenteroxfordpa.com Corrective Chiropractic 302-234-1115 www.correctivechiro.net Fitchett Chiropractic 610-444-2878 www.fitchettchiropractic.com

Medical/Heathcare Service Pharmacy Boothwyn Pharmacy 800-476-7496 www.boothwynpharmacy.com Medical/Heathcare Service Physician Core Family Practice 610-612-9283 www.corefamilypractice.com Medical/Heathcare Service

Albert J. Schmitt DMD, PC 610-444-6300 www.doctorschmitt.com LCH Dental Center 610-444-7550 https://lchcommunityhealth.org/dentist P. Randall Eckman, DDS 610-388-0223 www.eckmandds.com

CarePortMD Immediate Care Clinincs 302-202-3020 http://www.careportmd.com LCH Health and Community Services Kennett Square 610-444-7550 www.lacomunidadhispana.org/healthcenter LCH Health and Community Services Oxford 610-444-7550 https://lchcommunityhealth.org/healthcenter-oxford LCH Pediatrics 610-444-7550 https://lchcommunityhealth.org/pediatrics/ LCH Womens Health Center 610-444-7550 https://lchcommunityhealth.org/obgyn/

Medical/Heathcare Service - Hospital

Mortgage - Residential Mortgage

Chester County Hospital 610-732-6930 www.chestercountyhospital.org Coatesville VA Medical Center 610-384-7711 www.coatesville.va.gov Jennersville Hospital - Tower Health 610-869-1001 https://towerhealth.org/locations/ jennersville-hospital See ad pg. 37

First Choice Mortgage Advisors, LLC 610-345-9100 www.kpittsmortgage.com Pike Creek Mortgage Services, Inc. 302-892-2811 www.pat.pikecreekloans.com Rapid Mortgage Company NMLS# 126872 610-388-4440 www.rapidmortgagekennettsquare.com

Medical/Heathcare Service - Dentist

Medical/Heathcare Service Nursing Home/Rehab Facility Genesis HealthCare 610-444-6350 www.genesishcc.com

Mortgage MidAtlantic Farm Credit 888-339-3334 www.mafc.com

Mushrooms Mushroom Farms/Companies American Mushroom Institute 610-268-7483 www.americanmushrooms.com C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc. 610-869-3595 www.organicmushrooms.com Needham’s Mushroom Farms, Inc. 610-869-9735 www.pamushrooms.com/farmers Phillips Mushroom Farms 610-925-0520 www.phillipsmushroomfarms.com Non-profit - Financial Planner Thrivent Financial 717-542-3663 https://connect.thrivent.com/marciaupton/ Non-profit - Senior Center Kennett Area Senior Center 610-444-4819 www.kennettseniorcenter.org Non-profit American Red Cross 215-687-8794 www.redcross.org Better Business Bureau/Metro Philadelphia/Eastern PA Main Office 215-985-9313 www.easternpa.bbb.org

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Continued from previous page Brandywine Red Clay Alliance 610-793-1090 www.brandywineredclay.org Canine Partners for Life 610-869-4902 www.k94life.org CASA Youth Advocates, Inc. 610-565-2208 www.chescocasa.org Chester County Community Foundation 610-696-8211 www.chescocf.org Chester County Economic Development Council 610-458-5700 www.ccedcpa.com Chester County Food Bank 610-873-6000 www.chestercountyfoodbank.org Community Warehouse Project of Chester County 484-473-4360 www.communitywarehouseproject.com Family Promise of Southern Chester County 610-444-0400 www.familypromisescc.org Good Neighbors Home Repair 610-444-1860 www.goodneighborshomerepair.org Greenmore Farm Animal Rescue, Inc. 267-228-5035 www.GreenmoreRescue.org Habitat For Humanity of Chester County 610-384-7993 www.HFHCC.org Historic Kennett Square 610-444-8188 www.historickennettsquare.com Jennersville YMCA 610-869-9622 www.ymcagbw.org Kennett Area Community Service 610-925-3556 www.kacsonline.net Kennett Library 610-444-2702 www.kennettpubliclibrary.org Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition 717-439-1796 www.keystonetransportation.org Live4RJ 484-639-7990 www.live4rj.com

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Longwood Rotary Club 484-574-9633 www.longwoodrotary.com See ad pg. 32-33 Martin Luther King, Jr. CommUNITY of the Greater Kennett Area 215-820-1164 www.mlkcommunity.org Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County 610-235-4237 www.ccmchc.org Mighty Writers 267-239-0899 www.mightywriters.org See ad pg. 30 National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum 610-384-9282 www.steelmuseum.org Oxford Area Senior Center 610-932-5244 http://oxfordseniors.org/index.htm Oxford Mainstreet, Inc. 610-998-9494 www.DowntownOxfordPA.org PathStone Corporation 610-925-5600 www.pathstone.org Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association 717-232-0737 www.pamanufacturers.org Project C.U.R.E. 610-345-0410 www.projectcure.org Reins of Life 610-274-3300 http://www.reinsoflife.com S.A.V.E. 610-925-0041 www.savepa.org SCORE Chester and Delaware County 610-344-6910 www.chesterdelco.score.org SILO (Serving, Inspiring, Loving Others) 610-932-7500 www.oxfordsilo.com Stroud Water Research Center 610-268-2153 www.stroudcenter.org The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. 610-692-1926 www.cvcofcc.org

The Garage Community & Youth Center 610-444-6464 www.garageyouthcenter.org The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County 610-347-0347 www.tlcforscc.org/memberships The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia 215-586-4248 www.wtcphila.org True Access Capital 302-652-6774 www.firststateloan.org Warriors On The Water LTD 717-314-2800 www.warriorsonthewaterltd.com Wings for Success 610-644-6323 www.wingsforsuccess.org See ad pg. 31

Kennett Symphony of Chester County 610-444-6363 www.kennettsymphony.org Performing Arts - Theatrical People’s Light 610-647-1900 www.peopleslight.org Personal Services - Barber Burton’s Barber Shop, Established 1892 610-444-9964 www.facebook.com/BurtonsBarberShop Personal Services - Beauty Nicholas Anthony Salon & Day Spa, P.A. 610-444-7222 www.nicholasanthonysalon.com

Office Supplies

Personal Services - Life Coach

Office Depot Business Solutions 484-354-3845 www.officedepot.com

Transformational Health Coach, Jennifer Seymore 484-614-8743 www.facebook.com/jennjblake

Organizations United Way of Southern Chester County 610-444-4357 www.unitedwayscc.org

Personal Services - Massage Therapy

Packaging, Shipping and Mailing - Packaging

Personal Services - Wellness

American Packaging Distributing Corporation 610-918-1988 http://americanpackaging.net SRILX Products, LLC 610-444-2406 https://www.srilx.com Packaging, Shipping and Mailing IronLinx Fulfillment and Logistics Company 610-444-2406 www.ironlinx.com Painter Painting Commercial/ Residential CertaPro Painters of Western Chester County 484-283-5003 www.western-chester-county.certapro. com Painter - Painting Residential Left Moon Painting, LLC 484-757-5295 www.LeftMoonPainting.com

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Modern Massage Works 610-444-5884 www.modernmassageworks.com Share My Secret 610-331-6936 www.deniseciancia.com Write-Well Handwriting Clinics 610-932-9511 www.goldenlightwellnesscenter.com Photographer Jana Bannan Photography 302-743-6291 www.bannanphotography.com Pam Hesler and Associates Photography 610-692-2740 www.PamHeslerPhoto.com Plumbing, Plumber Plumbing Contractors Alps Plumbing Services 610-368-6388 www.alpsplumbing.com Oliver Heating Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical 610-594-9444 www.oliverheatcool.com


Oxford Plumbing & Heating, Inc. 610-932-9503 www.calloxford.com See ad inside back cover Plumbing, Plumber Pocopson Plumbing 610-425-8006 www.Pocopsonplumbing.com Printing Blue Dog Printing & Design 610-430-7992 https://getbluedog.com Godder Printing & Graphic Design 610-869-4475 www.godderprinting.com Kennett Advance Printing House, Inc. 610-444-5840 www.facebook.com/pages/ Kennett-Advance-PrintingHouse/115707928449735 Oxford Print and Design 614-406-5892 www.facebook.com/oxfordprintanddesign Precision / Safeguard 610-459-3658 www.precisiononline.net Publishing - Magazine Rooster Media, LLC (Publisher of Kennett Square Neighbors & East Brandywine Neighbors) 610-563-6443 www.bestversionmedia.com Publishing The Happy Self-Publisher 302-419-7289 www.happyselfpublisher.com Real Estate - Commercial Real Estate KarMar Realty Group, Inc. 610-459-8585 www.karmarrealty.com Real Estate - Investment Next Home, LP 610-220-7024 Real Estate - Property Management Einstein Property Management, LLC 484-643-2024 www.einsteinsinc.com LGB Properties, LLC 610-925-3411 www.lgbproperties.com Lyn Hughes Ltd 610-444-1000

Real Estate - Residential Real Estate

Real Estate

Al George - RE/MAX Town & Country 610-202-2942 www.algeorge.net Ethel Ann Murphy BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors 610-368-9929 www.ethelannmurphy.foxroach.com See ad pg. 40 Peter Fitzgerald REALTOR Weichert Realtors 610-241-4151 https://peter-fitzgerald.weichert.com RE/MAX Excellence Michael & Tammy Duering 610-347-1100 www.Dueringteam.com See ad pg. 7 Sandra Massari, Realtor® RE/MAX EXCELLENCE 610-347-1100 RE/MAX EXCELLENCE.com Sandy Yeatman BHHS Fox and Roach Kennett Home Marketing Center 610-444-9090 www.sandyyeatman.com The Cyr Team Keller Williams Real Estate 484-259-7910 www.TheCyrTeam.com

Cabot-Kjellerup Realty Trust 610-869-2800 www.cabot-kjellerupfoundation.org Realty One Group 610-696-4600 www.realtyonegroup.com/realestateagent/daniel-sweeney-13134596 Rosina Woolston - Re/Max Excellence 610-812-1379 www.rosinawoolston.com See ad pg. 42

Real Estate - Residential/ Commercial Real Estate Sales Beiler-Campbell Realtors 610-932-1000 www.beiler-campbell.com Jonathan P. Orose RE/MAX EXCELLENCE Kennett Square 610-347-1100 www.remax.com/real-estate-agents/ jonathan-orose-Kennettsquarepa/102073520 Victor Heness, Realtor® at Tesla Realty Group LLC 610-724-4288 www.victorheness.realtor Real Estate - Title Company Anvil Land Transfer Company 610-444-6800 www.beiler-campbell.net/anvil.htm Madison Settlement Services Brandywine Valley, LLC 484-734-1810 www.madisonsettlements.com/office/ kennett-square-pa

Recreation/Entertainment - Festival The Mushroom Festival, Inc. 610-925-3373 www.mushroomfestival.org Recreation/Entertainment - Garden Kennett Area Park Authority Anson B. Nixon Park 610-444-1416 www.ansonbnixonpark.org Longwood Gardens 610-388-1000 www.longwoodgardens.org See ad pg. 61 Recreation/Entertainment - Tourism Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau 484-840-7208 www.brandywinevalley.com Taste Kennett Food Tours 484-734-0740 www.tastekennett.com

Restaurants and Food Service Catering Hood’s BBQ and Deli Inc. 610-347-1670 www.hoodsbbq.com State Street Pizza & Grill 610-444-4642 www.statestreetpizza.net The Country Butcher - Fine Foods, Inc. 610-444-5980 www.countrybutchermarket.com Vanessa Ross Cakes 610-467-1800 www.vanessarosscakes.com Restaurants and Food Service Boston Market 484-702-1086 www.bostonmarket.com Fuego Eats Cocina Mexicana 484-667-8520 www.fuegoeatsmexicana.com Hidden House Cafe 484-266-0159 https://www.facebook.com/hiddenhouse.cafe/ La Bamba Ice Cream 610-925-2805 The Market at Liberty Place 610-925-3411 www.themarketatlibertyplace.com Victory Brewing Company 484-730-1870 www.victorybeer.com

Rental Center

Retail Store - Apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear, home goods

Kennett Square Mini Storage 610-444-9011 www.kennettsquareministorage.com

HOLMBR Scrubs, LLC 267-850-8727 www.holmbr.com

Restaurants and Food Service Banquet Facilities

Retail Store - Appliances

Stone Barn Inc. 610-347-2414 www.thestonebarn.com The Gables at Chadds Ford 610-388-7700 www.thegablesatchaddsford.com Restaurants and Food Service Bar and Food La Verona Restaurant 610-444-2244 www.laveronapa.com Sovana Bistro 610-444-5600 www.sovanabistro.com

Martin Appliance 717-786-7373 www.martinsappliance.com See ad inside front cover Retail Store - Beverage/Spirits Waywood Beverage Co., Inc. 610-444-5222 www.waywoodbeverage.com Retail Store - Candy Store Toot Sweets 610-467-1900 www.tootsweetson3rd.com

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Continued from previous page Retail Store - Electronics

School - Charter School

T-mobile 484-235-5410 www.tmobile.com

Avon Grove Charter School 484-667-5000 www.agcharter.org

Retail Store - Food

School - Colleges and Universities

Neuchatel Chocolates 610-932-2706 www.neuchatelchocolates.com

Delaware County Community College 484-237-6406 www.dccc.edu See ad pg. 5 Lincoln University 484-365-8000 www.lincoln.edu Penn State Brandywine 610-892-1306 www.brandywine.psu.edu Penn State Extension 717-201-6753 www.extension.psu.edu/lancastercounty

Retail Store - Furniture Tanner Furniture 717-985-9700 www.gotanner.com Retail Store - Gifts The Mushroom Cap 610-444-8484 www.themushroomcap.com Retail Store - Home Improvement Peter Lumber Company 610-444-2727 www.peterlumber.com Retail Store - Jeweler Double Designs Ltd. 484-459-6289 www.myddl.net See ad pg. 18 Retail Store - Shoes and Apparel Dansko, Inc. 610-869-8335 www.dansko.com Retail Store Sweet Cakes Supplies, LLC 610-467-1800 www.sweetcakessupplies.com Whiskers and Tails dba Pet Supplies Plus 347-799-7858 www.petsuppliesplus.com Retirement Community - Independent Living, Supportive Independent Living Friends Home in Kennett 610-444-2577 www.friendshomeinkennett.org See ad pg. 23 Retirement Community Kendal-Crosslands Communities 610-388-5660 www.kcc.kendal.org Simpson at Jenner’s Pond 610-869-6800 www.jennerspond.org

Sanctuary Spa 302-475-1469 www.mysanctuaryspasalon.com Special Event

School - High School Avon Grove School District 610-869-2441 www.avongrove.org Chester County Technical College High School Pennock’s Bridge Campus 610-345-1800 www.cciu.org/tchspennocksbridge Kennett Consolidated School District 610-444-6600 www.kcsd.org Unionville-Chadds Ford School District 610-347-0970 www.ucfsd.org School - Private School Upland Country Day School 610-444-7744 www.uplandcds.org Senior Services Brandywine Concierge Senior Services 717-606-7281 www.brandywineconcierge.com Sewage - Septic System Brandywine Septic Services, Inc. 610-869-0443 www.brandywineseptic.com See ad pg. 15 Wm. P. McGovern, Inc. 610-444-5797 www.mcgovernseptic.com

Plantation Field Equestrian Events, Inc. 302-547-0695 www.plantationfieldhorsetrials.com Transportation AGS International Forwarders Inc. 610-255-5400 DuVall Bus Service 610-869-2881 www.duvallbusservice.com See ad back cover New Garden Flying Field 610-268-2619 www.newgardenflyingfield.com Transportation Management Association of Chester County 610-993-0911 www.tmacc.org

Water - Water Treatment KBX Golden, LLC 610-444-3551 www.kbxgolden.com Water - Well Digging K. L. Madron Well Drilling & Pump Installer 610-444-4500 www.klmadron.com Welding, Welder - Service and Sales Mitchell Mechanical / M2 Welding 610-932-5002 www.m2welding.com See ad pg. 26 Welding, Welder

Heave It 717-314-2270

Stengel Welding, Inc. 610-444-4110 www.stengelwelding.com

Travel

Well Service Plumbing & Well Service

Celtic Journeys 703-941-6455 www.celticjourneys.us Worldwide Travel Associates, Inc 610-268-3711 www.worldwidetravelpa.com

D&D Golder Incorporated 610-932-6305 www.ddgolderplumbingandwellservice. com

Veterinarian

Wholesale Distributor - Mushrooms

Chadds Ford Animal Hospital 610-388-2141 www.chaddsfordanimalhospital. vetsuite.com Longwood Veterinary Center 610-388-3388 www.longwoodvetcenter.com

CF Fresh, LLC (dba Country Fresh Mushrooms) 610-268-3033 www.cfmushroom.com Laurel Valley Farms, Inc. 610-268-2074 www.laurelvalleysoils.com

Waste Management - Landfill

Wholesale Distributor

Southeastern Chester County Refuse Authority (SECCRA) 610-869-2452 www.SECCRA.org See ad pg. 45

The Scotts Company 610-268-3006 www.scotts.com

Water - Water Purification Lester Water, Inc. 610-444-4660 www.lesterwater.com

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Wine - Wine Making Paradocx Vineyard, LLC 610-350-6666 www.paradocx.com Chaddsford Winery, LTD 610-388-6221 www.chaddsford.com Harvest Ridge Winery 484-915-2190 www.harvestridgewinery.com


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