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2019 Program News

19th Annual
Golf Outing    May 6, 2019
Yardley Country Club

The Golf Committee thanks you for your continued support
of our golf outing and our organization.

Major Sponsors
Tournament Gift: First National Bank & Trust of Newtown
Golf Carts: Innovative Risk Solutions
Signs Sponsor: Remington & Vernick
Beverage Carts: Erin Development
Buffet Dinner: Healthcare Building Solutions
Cocktail Hour: Begley, Carlin & Mandio
Golf Balls: Cowan & Kelly, Attorneys
Beverage Sponsor: Pat Flanagan
Putting Contest: Fred Beans Automotive Group
Closest to the Pin: 1490 AM WBCB Sports
Straightest Drive: Monument Bank
Barbecue Lunch: Century Kitchens
Barbecue Lunch: Hughes Heating & Air Conditioning
Barbecue Lunch: Scull Group/Merrill Lynch
Flag Sponsor: Eckert Seamans

Special thanks to our guest,
and the Barkann Foundation

Hole Sponsors
Begley, Carlin & Mandio
Brothers Pizza
Cowan & Kelly, P.C.
Curtin & Heefner, P.C.
Dumack Engineering
Healthcare Building Solutions, Inc.
Inspire FCU
KS Pools and Patio
Lykon Automotive
Kilkenny Law, LLC
Marte and Toadvine
McAllister Construction
Penn Community Bank
Peppi’s Pizza
Ranniello Fuel Oil
Rob’s Automotive & Collision
Rooney Family Screen Printing
Scull Group/Merrill Lynch
TP Construction
Traffic Planning & Design

2019 Golf Committee
Pat Flanagan
Tom Hecker
Jay Hornung
Paula Kearns
Tom Kearns
Lindsay DeOre Lambert
Jim Merrill
Robert Kleckner
Allen Toadvine

Course Volunteers
Diane Loomis
Rich Beaumont
Bob Coffin
Barker Hamill
Lindsay DeOre Lambert
Tom Maclin
Melissa Robison

Thanks to our great friends at:
Berks Hot Dogs
Deon Beverages
Linfield National
Martin’s Potato Rolls
Nestle Candy
Yuengling Brewery
for donating the refreshments today

Thanks to our auction item donors:
Deon Beverages
Healthcare Building Solutions
Penn Community Bank
Silver Lake Animal Rescue
Trenton Country Club
Wells Fargo Center


Applications are now being accepted for the Middletown Community Foundation Scholarship Program. Since 2002, 167 Middletown high school seniors have been awarded scholarships totaling $170,500 to assist them in furthering their post-secondary education.

Eligible students must reside in Middletown Township, have participated in community service throughout their high school careers and be attending a college, university or trade/vocational school to further their education.

Applications must be submitted and postmarked by May 3, 2019 and must include the application form (click on links below for form) and a 250-500 word essay detailing the student’s community service.

Completed applications and essays should be mailed by May 3, 2019 to:

Middletown Community Foundation
PO Box 1128
Langhorne, PA 19047

Application forms are available here as pdf or doc files.

MCF "Woof-a-Palooza" 5 Miler Update

K-9 Officer Success Story

Middletown Township Chief of Police Joe Bartorilla relayed the following information regarding the newest Middletown Township Police Department K-9 Officer.

First chance out of K9 tracking school and Officer Troy Clawson and K-9 Kratos were recently called to assist another township’s Police Department to track a wanted subject. The track was successful, bad guy was apprehended, no bite, no injuries to anyone, he just gave up.

All you could ask for, and a huge success for a first time track for any new K-9 officer and K-9. Hopefully many more successful tracks to come for K-9 Kratos and Officer Clawson. 

Chief Bartorilla further stated, “Wanted to make you aware of the good work done by our newest K-9, purchased with funds raised by the Middletown Community Foundation.” Funds for K-9 Kratos’ purchase were raised at the Woof-A-Palooza 5 Mile Race/2 Mile Fun Walk on November 4, 2018.

The 2019 Woof-A-Palooza is scheduled for November 3, 2019. Registration information and other details will be available on this website later this year.

Thank you to our corporate sponsor, Inspire FCU, our major sponsor, Brian’s Harley-Davidson, and our media sponsor, Levittown Now.

Check out the photos of last year's event by clicking here!

National Night Out at Middletown Township Municipal Building

Middletown Township’s National Night Out on August 7 was a huge success. Many residents were on hand to see various parts of the Township’s government, including demonstrations by the Police K-9 unit. The Foundation presented a check to the Township for the purchase of a new K-9 officer to replace a recently retired K-9. Funds for the purchase will be raised by the USA Track and Field certified Woofapalooza 5 Miler and Fun Walk on November 4 at Core Creek Park. Registration link is available above, near the top of the Woofapalooza info.

The Holy Family School Grant

At our May 10 meeting, the Foundation provided a $450 grant to Holy Family Regional Catholic School. The grant will provide fobs to be given to all Middletown Township Police Department officers for quick entry into the school should the need arise.

The Foundation is proud to support this endeavor to help make our schools safe.

Online Donations

Donations to any of our programs are gratefully accepted. Along with checking, the Middletown Community Foundation also has a secure online account which you can use for your donations to our programs. Please go HERE for online donations.

A Middletown Township K-9 Training Graduation

Chief Joseph Bartorilla had the privilege of attending Officer Steve Andrews’ and K9 Jester’s graduation today at the New Jersey State Police Canine Training Academy.  This was for explosives scent detection school, which was the first of two training courses and lasted 17 weeks.  Steve and Jester will be on patrol in Middletown Township for the summer, then, sometime in October, they will both return to NJSP for the second training course, the 20 week patrol/tracking school.  Graduation for that will be in February of 2018.  That is when K9 Jester will be a fully certified and trained police K9. Below are some photos from the graduation.

Grants Funded

All requests for grants from the Foundation must meet the criteria established in the by-laws. Grants can only be provided for programs that enhance the quality of life and benefit the community of Middletown Township.

Since its inception in July 2000, the Foundation is proud to have provided full or partial funding for the following programs:

Community Service Programs

Alice McGrath Gift of Hope
American Legion Memorial Day Parade
American Red Cross Homeless Shelter and Disaster Relief
Beautify America Perennial Plant Program
Challenge Day
Chris Jones Memorial Fund
Clothe the Children Grant
Community Beautification/Clean-Up
Four for the Future Run through the Gates
Garden of Reflection
Gateways to Middletown
Graffiti Information Reward Program
Heritage Society of Penndel
Hulmeville Soccer
Middletown Township 4th of July Parade
Parental Duty Drug Testing Program
Penndel-Hulmeville Memorial Day Parade
Run through the Gates
Scholarships for Community Service
Suicide Prevention Week Speaker
Wood Services Secret Santa

Educational Programs

Bucks County Technical HS Summer Exploratory Program Tuition Aid
Challenge Day at Neshaminy High School
Neshaminy STEP Program
Neshaminy Summer PASS Program
S.O.A.R. (Summer Opportunities Are Real)

Fire Safety

File of Life
Langhorne Middletown Fire Company Mobile Data Terminal
Smoke Detector Education

Public Safety

Automated Emergency Defibrillators (AED)
CPR Assistance Cards
Child Safety Seats
Gun Safety Locks
Middletown Township K-9 Police Dog Purchase
Stop Sticks

Recreation Programs

Arts Weekend
Earth Day
Family Movie Nights
Holiday Open House
Middletown Athletic Association Babe Ruth tournament sponsorship
Middletown sports associations registration fee assistance
Recreation Fee Assistance
YMCA Skate Board Camp

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